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The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT is seeking a Communications Intern to be based in Nairobi, Kenya to support communication activities in the bean program. This role will report to the Communication Analysts
Support the development of communications content and materials that can take the form of compelling narratives, case studies, multimedia graphics, newsletters etc. for publication to a range of audiences.
Work with the communication analyst to highlight project milestones in various platform including the PABRA website and social media platforms.
Promote the project work in the local and regional media for visibility.
Support with compiling best practices, lessons and synthesizing knowledge management resources.
Package interactive communication for the project as needs.
Liaise with the Regional Communications team and the project coordinator to ensure all communication products are aligned to the USAID / Feed the Future communications guidelines.
Assist with formatting reports, presentations and other technical documents including editing, design and layout.
Assist in sharing materials and information across PABRA internal collaboration spaces and communication channels.
Strong photography and video skills.
Assist in the organization and production of internal events and internal webinar discussions.Perform any other substantive and/or administrative task that might be required.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, Public Relations, or Development related field
Excellent computer literacy in standard software applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Experience with Adobe Creative packages, such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign etc.
Experience in public relations, communications or journalism is an advantage.
Excellent written and spoken English skills.
Excellent drafting and copy-editing skills for internal/external communications purposes.
Good research and analytical skills.
Motivated and energetic self-starter who takes initiative