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Internship Opportunity at Tech Tribes in Jordan: Communications for Development Intern

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Tech Tribes is offering an internship opportunity in the field of Communication for Development. This should be an exciting opportunity for a communications, journalism, or public relations graduate or an individual with relevant experience wanting to make a career change in to nonprofit and development sectors. The intern will work closely with the Communications Manager and the Head of Programs Development to help roll out a new communications strategy and assist in Online Fundraising efforts.

Main Duties:

  1. Researching the latest Information Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) tools, innovation news, local/regional international events and open-calls to funding opportunities.
  2. Drafting and producing case studies on how ICTs help in social development and humanitarian response.
  3. Interviewing organizations/individuals pioneering technology for social good.
  4. Editorial planning and implementation for @TechTribesOrg Facebook/Twitter/Instagram accounts.
  5. Using @TechTribesOrg various social media accounts by leveraging media tools already available such as Hootsuite and Social Backers.
  6. Updating techtribes.org website, specifically the resources, ICT4D case studies and blog pages.
  7. Pulling media lists, researching journalists, monitoring like-minded organization’s media products and other support functions.
  8. Helping produce media clippings and conduct online presence analytics of @TechTribesOrg social media platforms and the techtribes.org website.
  9. Writing, proofreading, and copy-editing newsletter articles, blog posts, press releases, and web content.
  10. Any other tasks requested by the media and programs development teams.

Requirements:

  1. Proficient in Arabic and/or English. Other languages such as French or Spanish an asset.
  2. Knowledge of writing for the web.
  3. Knowledge of computer systems and applications. Knowledge of and experience in using content management systems such as WordPress is an added advantage.
  4. Knowledge of standard MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and a website CMS (such as WordPress, though in-depth training will be given). Some knowledge of HTML is an advantage.
  5. Knowledge/experience/interest in social media, specifically Facebook/Twitter/Instagram and how to use them as a media engagement tools.
  6. Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tact, and discretion.
  7. Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  8. Ability to quickly understand instructions, asks for clarification when needed, adapts, and work independently to produce results on time.
  9. Strong interpersonal skills.

Payment:

Tech Tribes will not pay for services as an Intern and all the expenses connected with these services must be borne by them. There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship. Tech Tribes will provide the selected intern with a letter of certification upon completion of the internship duration and deliverables. Although overseas applicants are welcome to apply, Tech Tribes is not responsible for obtaining any necessary visas.

About Tech Tribes:

Tech Tribes was founded in January 2013 as a non-profit organization. Its main mission is to help nonprofits and cause-driven groups architect low-cost and replicable interactive tech solutions that can help them solve community issues.

Eligibility

Nationality
United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Jordan
Gender
All
Interest
Media and Journalism, Cultural Exchange & Languages, Technology, Business

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Undergraduate Students
Funding
other
Opportunity Coverage
Other
Opportunity will take place in
Jordan
Required Documents
CV, Cover Letter

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
High School Diploma
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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