Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Regional Communications Intern

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Description


Are you highly motivated and passionate about communicating and storytelling. Prepared to work collaboratively with a team and be able to meet deadlines, then this is your chance!

This Internship is designed to provide an opportunity for students or recent graduates to gain practical experience in media and communications in a professional setting. The Intern will work closely with the department to support key regional communication initiatives and contribute to the overall advocacy strategy.

Assist the Regional Media and Communications Adviser in the development of communication materials, including press releases, media packages, fact sheets and social media content

Support country offices in the production and finalisation of communications products

Produce content in line with NRC standards, branding, compliance

Produce content for use by global Fundraising

Undergo in-house training in NRC’s branding and house style, digital asset systems, ethics, and other relevant areas

Conduct research on key regional issues and compile reports for internal use

Support the planning and implementation of communication campaigns and events

Monitor media coverage and social media trends relevant to the region

Assist in the maintenance of the department's online presence, including the website and social media accounts

Travel to field locations in for content gathering (video, photo and text)

  • Recently graduated from a degree program or training institution in communications, Journalism, International Relations or a related field

    Skills and Experience

  • Excellent English writing skills and attention to detail
Sound photography and filming skillsKnowledge of digital storytelling techniquesKnowledge of and interest in regional humanitarian issues Experience in using social media for advocacy and outreachProficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (photo, audio and video editing, and Design)

Personal Qualities

Passionate about storytelling, communicating and innovative techniquesAble to work independently and take initiativeStrong organisational and time management skillsFlexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and tasksDemonstrated commitment to Human Rights and humanitarian principles

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What We Offer

The opportunity to work and collaborate with an experience, passionate and diverse team6 months contractPosition is open to Kenyan Nationals OnlyDuty station: Nairobi, Kenya The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and Security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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