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The African Development Bank Group

2023 Communication Internship Program

Nairobi, Kenya

Closing: Feb 9, 2023

8 days remaining

Published: Jan 31, 2023 (1 day ago)

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To provide technical expertise to enable the EYE Strategy to renew attention to yellow fever at all levels by disseminating advocacy and communication materials more broadly at global level, in Africa and in Latin America.


Educational Qualifications:

Essential:

  • First university degree in Communications, Media, Journalism or related field. 
Experience

Essential:

  • At least five years of relevant experience in Communications and Media for vaccine-preventable diseases, humanitarian, government or public health related field.
  • At least five years of relevant experience related to humanitarian or public health communications or government. 

Desirable: 

  • Experience with WHO, UN agencies, US CDC or a health cluster member organization. 
  • Working experience for the EYE Strategy. 
  • Working experience related to humanitarian/charity or public health communications.  
Skills
  • Strong organizational knowledge of advocacy, communications, resource mobilization. 
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team in multiple locations. 
  • Good understanding of the work of UN agencies and the practical considerations of communications outreach to different audiences.  
  • Good communication and presentation skills. 
  • General knowledge of Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers and/or arboviral diseases. 


Responsibilities
To provide technical expertise to enable the EYE Strategy to renew attention to yellow fever at all levels by disseminating advocacy and communication materials more broadly at global level, in Africa and in Latin America.


Educational Qualifications:

Essential:

  • First university degree in Communications, Media, Journalism or related field. 
Experience

Essential:

  • At least five years of relevant experience in Communications and Media for vaccine-preventable diseases, humanitarian, government or public health related field.
  • At least five years of relevant experience related to humanitarian or public health communications or government. 

Desirable: 

  • Experience with WHO, UN agencies, US CDC or a health cluster member organization. 
  • Working experience for the EYE Strategy. 
  • Working experience related to humanitarian/charity or public health communications.  
Skills
  • Strong organizational knowledge of advocacy, communications, resource mobilization. 
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team in multiple locations. 
  • Good understanding of the work of UN agencies and the practical considerations of communications outreach to different audiences.  
  • Good communication and presentation skills. 
  • General knowledge of Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers and/or arboviral diseases. 


1. Organize and harmonize all global YF communications tasks in conjunction and interaction with EXT/DCO department for a regional event of the EYE Strategy to introduce the roadmap for countries in Latin America and prepare any relevant events. 2. Plan and execute the global communications needs for the 2023 face-to-face annual EYE partners meeting and support preparations as follows:

  1. Pre-recorded videos for the Annual EYE Partners meeting and regional events. 
  2. Event management for the Annual EYE Partners meeting. 
  3. Guide event preparations.
  4. Event facilitation/management. 
  5. Coaching of presenters. 

3. Disseminate developed EYE podcasts and the EYE website broadly (e.g., through social media, partners’ web sites, WHO announcements etc) through targeted communication in liaison with WHO regional communication officers and EYE partners, existing and new to be actively sought.  4. Develop target track-keeping record and indicators to monitor quantitatively access to communication products (e.g. Downloads/unique visitors/clicks) in order to inform future dissemination efforts at global level and regional level (Africa and Latin America).  5. Update EYE communication strategy defining list of partners and their role in supporting communication on the EYE Strategy for the period 2024-2026 and to address comments made by Midterm evaluation. 6. Produce 11 monthly newsletters presenting activities related to the EYE Strategy and 1 x Annual Highlights. 7. Co-ordinate press activity, including responses to journalists and writing press releases.

8. Update the 2023 calendar with all key events and opportunities for engagement and showcase of EYE work. 

9. Create a Dashboard with communication-related indicators and list of entities relaying communication products, updated every two months.


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