Communications/Reporting Intern (Native English Speaker): job

Save the Children is a child rights organization. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. In collaboration with the Royal Government of Cambodia, recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families to help themselves. Save the Children focuses on five thematic areas of Education, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, DRR & CCA Emergency and Health.

Save the Children is looking for a qualified and motivated candidate to fill in the position of a “Communications/Reporting Intern (Native English Speaker)” based in Phnom Penh with some visits to sub-offices.

PURPOSE

To support reporting and Communications Team (including editing and proofreading written documents namely reports, newsletters, case studies, case stories and other promotional materials).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Edit and proofread written documents including reports, newsletters, case studies, case stories and other promotional materials;

Work with Communications Team to help develop information, education and communications (IEC) materials and behaviour change communication in support of Programmes;

Join with the Communications and Awards Teams to conduct interviews with beneficiaries and stakeholders to produce case studies and reports for donors;

Assist the Communications and Awards Teams to train programme staff on writing skills, particularly for reports, case studies, best practices and lessons-learned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Native English speaker preferred;

Able to give creative input to the format of the written materials;

BA in journalism or communications would be an asset, but is not mandatory;

Knowledge management or related field with experience in information; and/or communication sciences;

Two years of experience in a related field;

Experience with a recognised national or international organisation would be an asset; but is not mandatory.

COMPETENCIES

Communication skills: good communication skills; ability to interact with a wide variety of people and maintain a friendly, supportive and professional manner

Innovation: ability to easily adapt to changing technologies and constantly explore and learn new technologies, techniques, and protocols

Social/team competency: ability to work smoothly and effectively with others in the team to establish constructive ideas or solutions that meet organizational objectives; comfortable in multicultural settings

Impact and results orientation: proactive approach for smooth organization of internal processes; work independently with strong sense of initiative, discipline, and self-motivation

HOW TO APPLY

A detailed job description is available from our website or at the address below. Please submit your CV and a cover letter by email or post to the Human Resources Team at Save the Children no later than 17.00 on June 20, 2014.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Electronic submission via email or our website is strongly encouraged. Qualified women and candidates with disable are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and called for interviews. Application and CVs will not be returned.

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