Communications and social media Intern

Job ref no: SM0116

Position: Communications and social media Intern

Internship Duration: 3-6 Months

Reporting to: Communications Officer

Africa Youth Trust is looking for a self-motivated qualified candidate to fill the position of communications and social media intern. Social media platforms are vital means for AYT to effectively communicate its work and contribution to society transformation in Kenya and the region as well as engage its audience.

Purpose of the Position

The social media intern will be assigned the following tasks:-

  • Oversee and produce content for AYT’s social media platforms and support AYT staff on how best to tell beneficiaries stories of significant change;
  • Monitor AYT’s presence on social media;
  • Collect information (news, stories, reports, etc.) from respective AYT programmes;
  • Support the programme heads in identifying trends and best practices;
  • Support coordination of AYT’s programme campaigns and outreach activities
  • Support AYT’s advocacy work;
  • Research

Required skills and experience

Education: Minimum first level degree in communications, journalism, information and communication technology or related field

Languages: Fluency in English. French (oral and written) will be an advantage

Other Skills: Strong analytical and research skills

Applicants are kindly requested to send their CV’s and cover letters by mail to by May 31, 2016 COB. Applicants will be short listed on the basis of their qualifications and work experience. Only short listed candidates will be invited for an interview.


No.9 Mtoni Court, off Argwings Kodhek Road, Kilimani
P. O. Box 51874 – 00100
Nairobi, KENYA

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