ANNOUNCEMENT FOR COMMUNICATIONS AND DATA SUPPORT INTERN

TITLE: Communications and Data Support Intern
COMPANY: Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Armenia
ESTIMATED START DATE: 1st June 2018
DURATION: 3 months, with possible extension for another 3-month period
LOCATION: Armenia, Yerevan

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
With its Internship Program, AGBU Armenia opens its doors to graduate students making them part of its team and providing opportunities to gain valuable work experience, apply their knowledge in practice, while broadening the horizons, exploring different fields of work and developing professional network.

The Proposed Internship is with the BRIDGE for CSOs Programme that is implemented by AGBU with Eurasia Partnership Foundation and financed by the European Union. This three-year project was launched in December 2016. The project targets civil society organisations registered and operating in Armenia, Armenian universities, young professionals from Diaspora who would like to contribute their knowledge and expertise to strengthen the capacity of Armenian organisations.

In the course of internship and within the framework of the BRIDGE for CSOs Programme, the Intern will gain knowledge about Armenian civil society, get insight into how non-profits operate and what challenges they face, acquire experience of working with a global Diaspora network of professionals, develop practical skills, and benefit from the expertise of practitioners. When time allows and if relevant, the intern will participate in various capacity building workshops, attend cultural events and become part of the global AGBU community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

- Assist in developing social media content for BRIDGE4CSOs and Together4Armenia Facebook pages;
- Assist in developing communication materials;
- Develop profiles of various Civil Society organizations and upload them on Together4Armenia platform;
- Do translations and copy editing (English, Armenian or Russian);
- 30% of the Internship time will be dedicated to general office tasks. The tasks may include assistance in organizing workshops, trainings and other events, other administrative work;
- Conduct research and update the list of 2018 events with diaspora engagement;
- Enter data; update the database of social media groups in diaspora;
- Other project-related administrative tasks.

Interns may also be asked to produce a brief end-of-internship report, and/or be encouraged to post about some of their experiences on AGBU website or social media pages.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

- Working towards a graduate University Degree in Communications, Journalism, Political Science, Marketing or a related discipline;
- Strong writing, proofreading and editing skills in English and Armenian. Russian is a plus;
- Creative thinking, ability to share ideas and see initiatives through from start to finish;
- A can-do attitude and willingness to learn;
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and different social media platforms;
- Ability to work independently and in a team;
- Self-motivated, detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and work ethic

TERMS AND DURATION

Under the supervision of BRIDGE for CSOs Project team, the Intern is expected to work a fixed schedule of 10-12 hours per week, at least 3 days a week. Working hours may be flexible to adapt to the student’s schedule. The internship is unpaid. No prior work experience is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply, please send your CV and a motivation letter in English language to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , indicating the position title in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be notified for the interview.

OPENING DATE: 12 April 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30 April 2018

ABOUT THE COMPANY: Established in 1906, Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) is the world's largest non-profit Armenian organization. AGBU preserves and promotes the Armenian identity and heritage through educational, cultural and humanitarian programs, annually touching the lives of some 400,000 Armenians around the world.

 
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