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Communications Intern Job at Education Sub Saharan Africa July 2023

Intern Job at Education Sub Saharan Africa

Communications Intern Job at Education Sub Saharan Africa July 2023, Intern Job at Education Sub Saharan Africa, this will support more than 1.4 million current students at over 500 universities and colleges in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia to achieve their ambitions, and create more opportunities for the millions that will follow.

Intern Job at Education Sub Saharan Africa

Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA) is a charity improving education in sub-Saharan Africa so that young people achieve their ambitions and strengthen society. We support university and college leaders, employers, policymakers, and young people to turn evidence into practical solutions and maximize resources. By working together, we improve education policies and delivery. Our goal is to increase access to university or college, improve the quality of education, and enable young people to transition into work. Intern Job at Education Sub Saharan Africa

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in targeting social media audiences and engagement efforts. Assist in finding new opportunities for promoting digital platforms, such as the African Scholarship Hub.  Help monitor ESSA’s digital platforms, such as the African Education Research Database to ensure it is functioning.  Assist in gathering relevant media contacts, keeping track of media coverage and creating regular reports summarising key insights.  Assist in the planning and execution of both virtual and in-person events.  Help develop visually appealing and compelling social media content (e.g., graphics, images, and videos) PERSON SPECIFICATION ESSENTIAL Qualifications bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, or a related field. Candidates with diploma-level qualifications will also be considered. 


Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a focus on clarity, structure, and professionalism.  Strong writing and editing skills.  Attentive to details. Basic skills in Adobe Suite (e.g., Photoshop, InDesign/Illustrator) or equivalent software. Basic skills in video production and photography.  Passion for improving education for young people in sub-Saharan Africa.  Commitment to values of equality, diversity, and inclusion.  Ability to work independently, manage workload, and prioritize effectively.  Proficiency in a range of IT packages, including Office 365. Experience with databases (e.g., Excel) would be helpful.  Ability to work remotely.

Method of Application

To apply please complete the form by clicking on this link.  Please ensure that your CV and cover letter are saved using your given name and surname. For example, Firstname.Surname – CV 

The closing date for applications is Monday, July 31 at 0900hrs GMT.  First-round interviews will be conducted virtually on 9th and 10th August 2023. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to respond to all applications received. We can assure you that your application will be thoroughly reviewed against the person specification above, but we are a small team and if you do not hear from us, it means your application has not been taken to the next stage of the recruitment process this time. We would like to thank you in advance for your time and interest in ESSA. Please keep an eye on our social media channels for future opportunities.   

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