Africa Program & Communications Internship 2019

May 17, 2019

Position: Africa Program & Communications Internship
Supervisor: Africa Director
Department: Africa Program
Hours: Up to 29 hours per week
Start Date: June 1, 2019
Duration: November 30, 2019
Compensation: Hourly compensation based on academic status and work history
Location: Washington, D.C.

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.
  • Support Program Director and Program Associate with day-to-day communication, research, report drafting
  • Support the drafting of monthly reports for donors and internal updates
  • Update and maintain Africa Program resources and databases
  • Provide additional support as needed

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated interest and experience in international advocacy related to global health, specifically in Africa
  • Exceptional writing, editing and oral communications skills with the ability to shape vibrant news stories
  • Experience using digital marketing technology tools for content publishing and reporting
  • Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Keynote
  • Working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, proactively and as part of a team
  • Agility to work efficiently in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while juggling multiple projects and deadlines
  • French skills a plus

How To Apply:

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to: Please reference the position code: APCI/14in the subject line of your email. No Phone calls please. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

A non-profit organization established in 1996, the Campaign works with more than 130 organizational partners, including public health, medical, education, civic, corporate, youth and religious organizations. The Campaign does not accept any government or tobacco industry funding.

This position is based in Washington, DC and is open to U.S. citizens and other applicants who already possess U.S. work authorization.