Communications Intern

DRC, Kampala, Uganda

Skill Required:, Media and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
16th August, 2020

Job Description

Overall purpose of the role:

For the present vacancy, the Communications Intern will support Communications and the Information Management Officer in DRC Country Office in Kampala. His/her contribution will be extremely valuable to communicate difference and impact the organization makes in the country and the region. This is a great opportunity for those who look to engage in a new sector such as humanitarian and development affairs at global level.


  • Preparing and updating DRC Uganda information on DRC EAGL regional Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Writing short stories, posts or success stories from the field for a requested media platform such as DRC website, DRC EAGL newsletter, and newsletters to donors
  • Preparing audiovisual material for the projects, communication campaigns, and events
  • Coordinating with Regional Communications office
  • Coordinating with external media
  • Preparing internal newsletter
  • Verifying visibility materials against visibility standards and donors’ requirements
  • Bringing new ideas to DRC Uganda
  • Any other relevant tasks.

Experience and technical competencies:

  • Patience and attentiveness to details
  • Diligence completing tasks
  • Very good knowledge of Facebook and Twitter account management and other social media platforms
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Graphic and formatting skills with relevant software is necessary (e. g. Adobe Creative Cloud)
  • Creative and proactive Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • A team player and the ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Flexible, pro-active, and with the ability on follow through on tasks.


  • Diploma or BA degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, or Arts


  • Fluency in English.
  • Fluency in local languages would be an asset.


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