Job Purpose The intern will help implement the IFRC’s Southern Africa Social Media Communications strategy, by monitoring and creating the appropriate content that will help raise the profile of IFRC Southern Africa.
Job Duties & Responsibilities 1 Assist with researching, writing, editing, and proofreading content for IFRC’s social media platforms.
Create daily social media postings. Monitor social media postings and tags within the humanitarian field and alert the IFRC to what is trending in relevant fields.
Advise on key strategies to grow the following of key staff within the IFRC, and raise the profile of all activities which take place in the 10 countries that fall under the IFRC Southern Africa cluster.
Minimal monitoring and posting will be required over weekends. Monitoring and posting might increase over periods of emergency.
Home-based, with occasional office visits. Education A bachelor’s degree, or in the final years of a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, business, journalism or similar.
Experience Not required Knowledge, Skills and Language Knowledge of Social Media analytics a must Knowledge of all social media outlets- Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and snapchat.
Desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence Creativity and innovation will go a long way Very active on social media, with a proven track record of that presence On top of trends on social media platforms Fluently spoken and written English Competencies and Values Professionalism Communications Collaboration and teamwork National Society and customer relations Accountability Creativity and innovation Comments kindly provide a work permit if you a Non- South African Job Reference : IFRC03763