Welthungerhilfe needs you!

Intern, focus: Communications

in Monrovia, Liberia

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The position is to be filled as soon as possible with a contract duration of six months. Employment location will be Monrovia with frequent travel to the project sites. 

Aims and duties of the role

As Communications Intern, you will support the Welthungerhilfe team in Liberia with all Communications related tasks. You will get the opportunity to propose your own ideas and take the lead in some projects.

Your most important duties: 

  • design and manage the Welthungerhilfe Liberia Country Office Facebook page

  • manage the internal Welthungerhilfe Liberia landing page and internal Welthungerhilfe Blog within Office 365 

  • visit the project sites and write stories about the projects and beneficiaries for internal and external use

  • conduct interviews with beneficiaries

  • develop PR/visibility material, i.e. publicity brochures, promotional flyers

  • support the organization of PR and internal events such as conferences and visits from donors and journalists

  • set up a media contact database, a mailing lists, photo archive

 As a qualified applicant you:

  • are currently enrolled or recently graduated from a polytechnic or university, preferably in the field of public relations / communications / journalism

  • already gained some practical experience in the field of communications and/or development cooperation

  • enjoy working independently as well as in a team

  • possess excellent communication skills

  • are motivated to work in an international context

  • possess a very good command of English and German, both spoken and written

Please send a covering letter and CV via email to Christine Mader, stating the reference ‘LBR18316’ (recruitment.mader@welthungerhilfe.de).

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Andrea Herz

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Welthungerhilfe is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany.

It carries out projects in 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries.

If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application.


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