African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)- Kenya is hiring a  Graphics Design and Communications Intern: Apply Now!!!

AFIDEP is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Graphics Design and Communications Intern in Kenya. The Graphics Design and Communications Intern will support our communications team in the implementation of the Institute’s policy engagement and communications strategy with a focus to raise AFIDEP’s profile and enhance the role of research evidence in development processes in Africa. Successful candidates will be provided with a transport allowance.


  • Publications design: Layout and Design of in-house communication products and publications
  • Writing and editing: Participate in the writing, editing, and production process of publishing institutional publications and communications products such as the E-news, blogs, news articles
  • Media engagement and monitoring: Participate in media engagement activities that promote coverage and assist to keep track of media coverage of AFIDEP’s work
  • Website management
  • Events/meetings: Provide communications support to AFIDEP events including contributing to preparation of communications materials
  • Database management: mailing lists, key contacts and partners; categorising for each programme
  • Photography and Videos: Taking and editing photos/videos; Organising and storing pictures and images for easy retrieval
  • Social media: Drafting of content and management of AFIDEP’s social media accounts
  • Support other communications tasks as requested by the communications and policy engagement manager or other senior AFIDEP staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

  • At least a degree in Communications, Media, Graphic Design or International Relations
  • At least one year’s experience in communications, or experience in the media.
  • Good communicator, passionate about writing and editing, especially of research and policy-oriented publications, as well as media products
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • Technologically savvy, with good knowledge of HTML and experience with social media tools, specifically: Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, WordPress, Google Docs, Dropbox, etc.
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud. Strong knowledge of CMS systems (WordPress)
  • Understanding of printing processes
  • Video/film production
  • Ability to negotiate and form credible relationships within the organisation as well as with senior decision-makers in external institutions
  • Have ability to meet deadlines, and be a team player with good interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

 To apply: Please submit a detailed CV (including three relevant referees) and cover letter (indicating suitability for the role, in no more than 500 words) by 18th February 2024 to [email protected]. Please indicate “Graphics Design and Communications Intern” in the email subject line. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

For more opportunities such as this please follow us on Facebook, Instagram, What’s App, TwitterLinkedIn and Telegram

Related Articles

Back to top button