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Intern Jobs Vacancies at BBC Media Action, September 2023

Intern Jobs Vacancies at BBC Media Action, September 2023, Intern Jobs Opportunities at BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development organisation, and we believe in the power of media and communication for good. We work in more than 20 countries around the world, supporting the independent media essential to democracy and development. Each year our projects and programmes reach over 100 million people facing poverty, inequality, and insecurity with information they can trust, helping to improve health, bridge divides, challenge prejudice, and save and change lives. We follow the editorial standards and values of the BBC, but we rely on funding from donors and partners to carry out our work.

Intern Jobs Vacancies at BBC Media Action

Location              Tanzania 
Job titleProject assistant – (Intern) for Responsible Parenting & Family Care Project (RPFC)
Reports to              Project manager
Duration               4 months 
Intern Jobs Vacancies

How to Apply

Candidates should send their CV and a cover letter (in English, PDF or Microsoft Word format) which outlines their experience and suitability for the role by email to:  – please include the title of the position applied for in the subject line and send by 5pm on 17th September 2023 Only applicants with separate cover letter will be considered. Please do not send certificates or other attachments. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Closing date:  17th September 2023

Overall purpose of job

The project assistant (Intern) will be expected to provide administrative and coordination support to the project, capacity strengthening team and staff at partner radio stations with whom BBC Media Action is collaborating to deliver the UNICEF-funded responsible parenting and family care (RPFC) project. The project aims to improve communication between parents and children, encourage greater male involvement in parenting and strengthen systems for reporting child abuse or neglect at the community level.

Main duties and accountabilities

Support the project and capacity strengthening team to communicate with all partner radio stations and ensure timely production and broadcast of project radio shows. Assist to communicate with the local radio partners during payment of production stipends and ensure that relevant information has been submitted to the finance team to make payments on time. Keep an accurate record of equipment issued to staff at partner stations and maintain communication on proper usage Support in organising events such as workshops, and training sessions in line with BBC Media Action procurement policies and procedures.

Assist in overseeing social media platforms and provide feedback to the project and capacity strengthening team. Maintain a database of project information and reports. Compile information for monthly reporting. Ensure Safeguarding, Child Protection, and other relevant policies are fully integrated into the organisation’s partnerships and capacity building work.  Understand and comply with the Safeguarding policy and the staff Code of Conduct. Participate in relevant mandatory training on Safeguarding and Respect at Work. Report any Safeguarding concerns immediately, either to the Country Director, or using the Whistleblowing Policy Perform any other duties as maybe required.

Required skills, knowledge and experience:

  1. Degree in communication, Mass Media and Social science
  2. Fluency in English and Swahili Intern Jobs Vacancies at BBC Media Action
  3. Working experience of at least one year with INGO’s will be an added advantage.  
  4. Able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation. 5. Excellent IT skills with experience of operating Microsoft Office Suite
  5. Ability to work to short deadlines.
  6. Special requirements:  The right to live and work in Tanzania. Fluent in English and Swahili.

Key competencies

The following competencies (behaviours and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies. Managing relationships and teamwork – able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works co-operatively with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively. Values individual’s differences and demonstrates a commitment to knowledge sharing and informal learning, for the benefit of the team.Strategic thinking – able to identify a vision and create plans for implementation of that vision to meet the end goal. Evaluates situations, decisions, and issues in the short, medium and long-term.

Leadership – ability to inspire others to realize an identified vision. Analytical Thinking – able to simplify complex problems, processes, or projects into component parts, explore and evaluate them systematically. Able to identify causal relationships, and construct frameworks for problem solving and/or development. Change Management – able to understand and anticipate the need for change and to build frameworks for planning and managing the continuous process of change. Planning and Organisation – able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others; planning of activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources requirements. Resilience – can maintain personal effectiveness by managing own emotions in the face of pressure, setbacks or when dealing with provocative situations. Can demonstrate an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy. Decision Making – able to take the initiative, originate action and be responsible for the consequences of the decision made.

The role may involve working with groups of vulnerable children and adults. For the successful candidate, mandatory training will be provided on BBC Media Action’s safeguarding policy and staff code of conduct. A police background check may form part of the recruitment process. BBC Media Action operates a zero-tolerance policy concerning all forms of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people.  BBC Media Action has zero tolerance for fraud and exploitation. If you have any concerns, please share with us through, Intern Jobs Vacancies at BBC Media Action

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