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									Job title: Communications intern

Report to: Kimberley Sevcik, Information & Media Relations Manager

Camfed (the Campaign for Female Education) is dedicated to fighting poverty and
HIV/AIDS in rural Africa by educating girls and investing in economic independence and
leadership opportunities once they complete school. Since Camfed was launched in 1993,
1, 451,600 children have benefited from its educational programs. Camfed is widely
recognized as a best-practice organization by international institutions including the
World Bank and UNICEF.

Camfed is recognized for its innovative approach to communications, which brings
authentic voices from Africa to our supporters via online platforms, social media and
film.

For more information on Camfed, please visit www.camfed.org.

Job summary: Camfed is looking for a creative, self-starting intern with a strong interest
in the field of international development.

The communications intern will assist Camfed staff with research, writing, film
distribution and marketing projects in order to raise awareness about Camfed’s work, and
the issue of girls’ education/women’s empowerment.

Among the exciting communications projects currently underway: development of
distribution strategies and social marketing campaigns around two new documentary
films; production of new marketing materials; media outreach around Camfed’s unique
model; research and writing about girls’ education/women’s empowerment for Camfed
blog as well as external blogs.

Qualifications

      Excellent writing skills
      Understanding of media outreach, and familiarity with a wide range of media
       outlets
      Familiarity with the world of social change documentary
      Familiarity with international development terminology and resources
      Familiarity with development issues in Africa
      Enthusiasm for promoting Camfed’s mission

Duties and Responsibilities

Research and marketing support

      Conduct research to identify marketing and media opportunities with potential to
       raise awareness about Camfed’s work
      Provide research support for media and marketing projects
      Provide research support for film distribution
      Assist in promoting new Camfed initiatives, including our new documentaries,
       and key reports, events and programs

Content creation

      Write copy for Camfed web site
      Assist in selecting photos for publication
      Assist in producing multimedia resources for Camfed’s web site

Asset management

      Assist in developing and maintaining Camfed’s multimedia library
      Assist with administrative duties around screenings and distribution of Camfed’s
       documentary film and other major initiatives

Terms and Conditions

Work 20-40 hours a week for 2-3 months.

Compensation:
Unpaid, with a monthly stipend available to cover local travel expenses and lunches.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kimberley Sevcik ksevcik@camfed.org.
Please include ‘communications internship’ in the subject line.

Please no calls. Due to the large number of applicants, we will only be in touch with
successful candidates.

								
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