Africa Program Internship 2019

Mar 5, 2019

Position: Africa Program Internship
Supervisor: Africa Program Director
Department: International Communications
Hours: Up to 29 hours per week
Start Date: April 1, 2019
Duration: August 8, 2019
Compensation: $14 per hour (college student consideration only)
Location: Washington, D.C.

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is the leading advocacy organization to reduce tobacco use and its deadly consequences around the world. Through strategic communications and policy advocacy campaigns, we promote the adoption of proven solutions that are most effective at reducing tobacco use and save the most lives.

Primary Duties

  • Work closely with Associate Director of Communications to create a catalog of relevant historical and policy information, materials, and references to inform Africa Program advocacy efforts
  • Coordinate: Videos, articles, case studies, press releases, reports, etc.
  • Manage Africa Communications Dropbox as new materials and information arrives
  • Create policy and implementation calendars to mark elections, relevant anniversaries, milestones, etc.
  • Provide administrative and research support as needed.

Skills Required

  • Communications background
  • Interest in the global media landscape and what shapes news stories
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including editing and proofing with a strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Can work independently
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while juggling multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • French skills a plus

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, and resume for consideration. Please include your availability and potential start date in your cover letter.

Email all application materials to: Prosen@tobaccofreekids.org with “Africa Program Internship –” as the subject.

No phone calls, please.