Technical Communications Intern, Strategic Communications at FSD Africa

  • Internship
  • Nairobi

FSD Africa

  • FSD  Africa internship program’s purpose is  to provide participants with an excellent opportunity to gain work-place experience, expand knowledge, refine career goals and build professional networks, mentors and contacts.

As a student you will need to meet the following criteria

  •  Enrolled in an undergraduate degree programme
  • Enrolled in a four-year degree course in a collegiate or undergraduate level of a university at the time of application and during the internship; and
  • Have completed at least 3 years of full- time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of an undergraduate programme


  • Enrolled in a second university degree or higher at the time of application and during the internship
  • Have completed at least four years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree, if pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages; or
  • Not have graduated prior to the beginning of the internship or have graduated not more than 12 months ago.

Position: Technical Communications Intern, Strategic Communications

Duration proposed: December 2023 – March 2024 [ 4 months]

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Duties will include creation of visual communication products, support design work as well as the broader strategic communication scope i.e. stakeholder management, brand building and knowledge management.

Specific tasks include:

  • Undertake quality photography and videography for the organisation.
  • Photography and video editing for inhouse photo-stories and videos.
  • Serve as production assistant in recording of videos, interviews, podcasts.
  • Support creation of quality infographics and simple designs for digital media.
  • Participating in FSD Africa pillars communication planning meetings and support delivery of communication activities planned.
  • Support robust management of the organisation’s digital assets to grow reach and trust.
  • Support dissemination of FSD Africa and partners content through mainstream and digital media.
  • Support planning and branding of FSD Africa events.
  • Supporting the delivery of FSD Africa’s in-person/virtual events
  • Any other duties allocated by the supervisor.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Must have completed or is in the process of completing at least four years of a full-time undergraduate degree in Film, Cinematology, Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Production, Digital Communications or a related field.
  • Diploma in sound and video production, cinematology will be an added advantage

Skills and Competencies

  • Proficiency in still photography and videography
  • Photo and video editing skills using modern editing suites such as Adobe and Final Cut
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Digital media/platform literacy with the ability to use social media strategically
  • Organisational, interpersonal communication skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise jobs effectively and the cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs and to uphold the core values of FSD Africa
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and demanding targets.

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