CIVICUS: Multilingual Comms Intern (Nationwide)


About CIVICUS CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 10000 members in more than 180 countries, we work together to monitor violations of basic civic freedoms, call out the perpetrators of violations and strengthen the power of people to organise by supporting a more accountable, effective and innovative civil society. We strive to promote excluded voices, especially from the Global South.

About the Role The Multilingual Comms Intern will support the production, design, publication and dissemination of research outputs in several languages. Through this work, the intern will gain comms experience and get an understanding of trends pertaining civil society.

Key Requirements

  • Degree in journalism, communications or another relevant field, or to be near completion of studies towards such degree

  • Fluency in Spanish and English

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Excellent IT skills, including experience with MS Office

  • Strong interest in working in the field of civil society

  • Commitment to CIVICUS’ vision, mission, values and ways of working

  • Interpersonal skills: inclination and ability to work as part of a diverse, multicultural virtual team

  • Behavioural skills: well-organised, able to work independently and to deliver within deadlines, high attention to detail

  • Availability and authorisation to work in the Global South with preference for Africa, remote work.

For this recruitment, CIVICUS greatly encourages applications from suitable candidates in the Global South and the African continent in particular.

Please click here for a full Job Description

How to Apply The closing deadline for applications is close of business on 09 December 2020. Interested candidates should email their application to Your application should comprise of

  • A full CV, including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held, and relevant achievements

  • A cover note of not more than one page outlining your motivation for applying for the role.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted the week of the 14th December to schedule interviews. Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within three weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

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