ONE is a campaign and advocacy organization backed by over two and a half million people from around the world who are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. We hold world leaders to account for the promises made to the poorest, and we press them to support better policies and more effective aid and trade reform. We also work with leaders in Africa to support greater democracy, accountability and transparency so these resources can be effectively deployed.
We are looking for a Communications Intern and a Program Intern to support the work of the ONE team based in Johannesburg. As an intern working for ONE your day to day responsibilities may include: research and fact-checking, trips and events preparation, collection of press clips, database management, data collection and processing, and editing and writing content for the ONE Africa blog.
The successful applicants will be current University students or recent Graduates, with at least a years’ instruction in the social science, politics, international development or communications. They will also possess a keen interest in ONE’s issues, a basic but demonstrable knowledge of the African political and media landscape, proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with an interest in working with social media and digital, excellent written and oral communication skills, and affinity for team work. Working knowledge of at least one of the following languages - Portuguese, Swahili, and French - would be an added advantage.
Internships will run for 2 - 3 months over the following periods:
April – June 2013 June – August 2013 September – December 2013
Interns will be required to commit at least 20 hours per week for a period of at least three months. In return a small monthly stipend will be offered.
Application process: Please apply by sending a cover letter, your CV and relevant references to email@example.com, specifying your preferred intern term.
We thank all applicants for your interest, but please note that only applicants with the existing right to work in South Africa will be considered.