Communication and Media Intern - NOT PAID

Communication and Media Intern - NOT PAID
Employer: Min ila
Deadline for applications: Monday, October 16, 2017
Contract:
Location: Jnah - Beirut
Working area: Jnah
Job Description

Background:

Min ila is a civil, independent and non-governmental organization founded in Lebanon on September 2013. Min ila envisions a society with active, empowered and alerted citizens capable of creating a social change. Its mission is to empower citizens – especially the youth and the marginalized – through fostering civic education, promoting a culture of social responsibility and nurturing an engagement to the nation.

Job Summary:

Min ila seeks a dynamic, motivated and committed person looking for an internship opportunity in the field of media and communications with a newly established local NGO. This internship is an excellent opportunity to provide on hand experience and knowledge in various aspects of work related to the fields listed above.

Job Responsibility:  

  1. Create materials for social media tools and Min ila’s website (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Website, etc.).
  2. Assist with the design and implementation of the strategic development plan for the department.
  3. Help creating the monthly newsletters.
  4. Research on innovative approaches in social media and communications.
  5. Take part in the brainstorming, launching and implementation of the upcoming campaigns and events.
  6. Search and archive Min ila’s media appearances and press releases.
  7. Help drafting the materials to be issued for the media (press releases, invitations, etc.)
  8. Create and update a contact database (including mailing information on NGO networks, partners, donors, volunteers, and members).
  9. Assist in creating short videos for key messages and projects progress to be posted on social media and website.
  10. Assist with designs and visuals within Min ila’s identity.

Academic and Technical Competencies:

  1. Experience: Not required but it is a plus.
  2. Completed a bachelor degree in Media and Communications or related fields: Graphic Design, Journalism, Radio, TV, Film, Marketing, Public Relations, etc.
  3. Good with design tools and editing programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.).
  4. Excellent communication skills (Oral and written).
  5. Good knowledge of languages (Arabic, English and French is a plus).
  6. Good knowledge of social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.).
  7. Good knowledge in IT (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

Personal Competencies:

  1. Interest and knowledge in the development field.
  2. Creative and innovative mindset.
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  4. Able to prioritize work, multi-task, and meet deadlines.

Duration of position:

Effective date: Immediately

Duration: 3 to 6 months renewable (part time or full time)

Remuneration:

Salary: This is an unpaid internship. However, non-financial incentives will be provided based on availability such as trainings and networking with other organizations.

Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education:
Languages
Arabic: Good English: Excellent French:
Period:
Salary:
Submission guidelines: CV + Cover letter (in English) to be sent to info@minila.org. Use the position title in the subject line. Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview one week after the closing date of the vacancy.
Cover letter required? Yes
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