Posted on :
12 Dec, 2019
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in 2000 in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. They are an independent organisation located at the interface between civil society and academia.
The Communications and Advocacy’ unit at IJR seeks to employ a dynamic individual as the programme intern from January 2020 – December 2020. The Communications and Advocacy objective is to engage all stakeholders in a relevant way that informs, advocates and sets the agenda for justice and reconciliation.
Job Title: Communications Intern
Location: Cape Town
Employment type: 11-month period
The purpose of this position is to assist the Communications and Advocacy team with internal communications, media monitoring, online profiling of the Institute and monitoring and evaluation, as well as ad hoc tasks that may arise, including events management. Ideally, the candidate should have a clear understanding and adherence to communications processes.
This internship will expose and train the successful candidate in the following areas, over the 11-month period. The intern will work across a spectrum of communication tasks which will include social media marketing, media relations media tracking/monitoring, photography, website management and events among others.
Qualifications: BA in Marketing/Communications Science /Journalism
Please submit your CV with a minimum of 2 references, a motivational letter and written sample of your work (published article, blog entry – not academic)
Only applications with ALL of the required documentation will be accepted.
Duration of the contract: 11 months (14th January – 15th December 2020)
Applications to be sent to: Veronique Adonis [email protected]
Application Deadline: Monday, 30 December, 2019