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Paid Web Editing Internship at Terre des Hommes in Kisumu (Kenya)

Deadline: 28 July 2012

The aim of the ‘Web editor’ internship is to revise and update the information about Terre des Hommes Netherlands’ work and projects on the regional website, in line with the website’s main objective to share information and create visibility of Terre des Hommes Netherlands and its local partners. This internship position is for the duration of 3 months to start with, with optional extension after evaluating this new role by the Regional Office East Africa.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESULTS

  • Ensuring site content is accurate
  • Ensuring the image library is up to date
  • Assisting in producing/developing other communication means
  • Assist in any other task upon request of the Regional Communication Officer.

QUALIFICATION, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
  • College graduate in communications, journalism or multimedia.
  • Experience in web content management (including working with content management software), writing and editing for the web, basic graphic design and site management.
  • Computer literacy: proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel) and basic skills in working with photo editing software (Photoshop).
  • Ability to undertake research using various (mainly internal) resources.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, in fluent English.
  • Thorough and precise working style, with strong attention to detail.
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and self-starting personality.
  • Social skills to work on his/her own within a team.
  • Ability to respond flexibly to changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of the website’s target audience and requirements is an advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML is an advantage.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands offers the selected candidate a small compensation of KES 35,000 monthly. Candidates are invited to send their application letter (including your motivation), resume and at least two professional references by e-mail to The Regional Director, Terre des Hommes Netherlands, Nairobi Office, e-mail east.africa@tdh.nl. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For queries/ submissions: east.africa@tdh.nl

Website: http://www.terredeshommesnl.org/en/east-africa

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