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November 22, 2019

Communication Intern – Lebanon

  • Position: Communication Intern
  • Location: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Application Deadline: 1 January 2020
  • Duration: Full-time for 6 months with possibility of extension
  • Start Date: As soon as possible

The Communication Intern will focus on producing and editing quality content for a range of SPARK communications in Lebanon, including the SPARK website, social media presence and newsletter. Knowledge and experience in social media is required. The intern will also provide PR and communications support for relevant upcoming events, conferences and/or seminars. SPARK offers the intern the opportunity to work with young people from various countries, and to challenge him/herself within the context of a vibrant and growing NGO. For this internship, we are specifically looking for someone who has ideas about social media and knows how to execute these.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in producing and editing up-to-date content for the SPARK website, social media and
    newsletter;
  • Assist in planning and executing communications and digital media strategies;
  • Provide communications/PR support for relevant upcoming events, conferences, seminars;
  • Assist with internal communications strategies;
  • Assist with designing promotional materials;
  • Assist with promotional video production.
  • Assist with other tasks when required.

Requirements and Skills

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor programme, preferably in Communications, Journalism, PR or a field relevant to SPARK’s work;
  • Excellent Arabic & English language skills;
  • Editing and writing skills;
  • Journalistic skills: not afraid of picking up the phone and giving someone a call;
  • Social media knowledge and experience are essential;
  • Experience with graphic design and video production is preferable.
  • Good communication and social skills and the ability to work in a multicultural setting;
  • Proven organisational skills and the ability to work independently.

SPARK Offers

  • International and dynamic working experience;
  • Opportunity to take initiative and realise your ideas and plans;
  • Full-time internship contract;
  • Compensation of 387 USD gross on full-time basis

How to apply?

For more information, please visit the SPARK website: www.spark-online.org. If interested, please apply with your motivation letter and your CV (both in English) on https://vacancy.spark-online.org  and until 20 December 2019.  Please, with application send to us two references (phone number and email) which we can contact in the selection process.

All applications will be assessed on rolling basis; interviews can therefore take place before the application deadline. However, due to the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every applicant individually. There may be a delay between the deadline and the moment we contact selected applicants.

If you have not received a reply we regret to inform that we have continued with other candidates.