Title of Placement Communications Assistant
Location   Nairobi, Kenya
Duration   Eight months
Department   Resource Development & Communications
Instituition   Aga Khan University
Project Description   The communications department for AKU in East Africa has just recently started. The intern will be helping to establish the department through internal and external communications. Documenting both the University and Hospital’s achievements in the advancement of medicine, health care and education.
Responsibilities   The incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Grant writing, proposal writing and fundraising concepts
  • Developing Impact studies of programmes and initiatives for the University and Hospital
  • Report writing
  • Campaign designing and implementing
  • Media relations
  • Enrolment in a Bachelor's or a Master's programme with a concentration in Management, Business Administration, Marketing, Mass Communications, Sociology, English, Professional Writing or related fields
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong interest in Social Development
Expected Project Outcome   Improved communications of AKU to the community, sustainable systems for information are in place, stronger relations built with media.

The selected intern will be provided with furnished accommodation as well as a living stipend to cover minimal daily expenses. All visa processing costs will also be covered.

Please note that air travel is not covered by AKU, the students should have a minimum access to savings for the duration of this internship.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the Programme Coordinator at aku.iip@aku.edu.


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