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VACANCY: Communications Intern


As part of strengthening the operations of Youth Alive! Kenya, we seek to recruit a suitable young person to join our impressive team of professionals as a communications intern. Reporting to the Partnerships and Institutional Development Officer, the position will entail providing direct assistance to the Youth Alive! Kenya head office Nairobi.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Handle incoming communication, screening and redirecting as necessary and provide relevant information to partners;

  • • Gather appropriate material for the Youth Alive! Kenya website and have frequent updates to the site;
  • • Support the direct implementation of all project activities under the department;
  • • Prepare activities status reports and submit the same for onward transmission as is required by donors or for budget review, department analysis, annual and monthly reports among others;
  • • Assist in the effective implementation of the overall M&E system and in the constant evaluation of

organizational partnerships and recommend new pathways for partnerships;

  • • Any other duties that you may be called upon to undertake from time to time.


Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • • Have a degree in communications
  • • Aged below 27 years.
  • • Able to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • • High levels of integrity
  • • Must be a team player
  • • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • • IT skills will be an added advantage


The position is for an initial period of 3 months with an opportunity for renewal. If you believe you merit our

consideration, please email us your letter of application alongside detailed Curriculum Vitae with three referees, email and day-time telephone contacts to be received by the close of business on 24th January 2013 to [email protected]


The email should have a subject line: COMMUNICATION INTERN –NAIROBI. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by 15th February 2013 consider your application unsuccessful.


Kindly be advised that this is a non remunerated position.

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