Magenta Summer Internship


Paid

Yes

Hours per week

3 months

Published:

04/29/2018

Application Deadline

05/24/2018

Start Date

06/14/2018

End Date

09/14/2018

Address

4th Circle
Amman
Amman Governorate
Jordan

Description

Magenta is pleased to announce that they have availability for a three-month

summer internship (anticipated start date: 15th of June 2018) based in Amman,

Jordan, supporting Magenta’s work across various locations in West Africa, Asia, the

Middle East and North Africa.


Magenta is a Research and Behavioural Change communications company,

established by a multi-cultural team of development, research and behavioural

change communications experts. We aim to make a positive impact to the way

governments, institutional donors and development agencies achieve their policy

and programme objectives. We combine the latest in behavioural science principles

with a rigorous approach to strategy, campaign design and implementation. We help

our partners to be more efficient, achieve scale and sustainability, and positive, long lasting

social change.


Primary responsibilities of Interns are to provide support for (1) organisational

knowledge management, (2) program reporting, (3) marketing and (4)

administration. They work under the guidance of the Country Director and/or Program

Managers. We are looking for exceptional individuals, driven by a keen desire to

deliver social impact. In return, we offer a strong mentoring and training program, and

exceptional growth possibilities within an expanding team.


RESPONSIBILITIES


Knowledge Management


§ Conducting regular Country analysis and stakeholder maps

§ Updating Magenta databases – past performance records, contact lists,

partners’ testimonials

§ Monitoring of tenders and funding opportunities

§ Developing project case studies

§ Writing up detailed meeting notes

§ Development of fact sheets and presentations


Program Reporting


§ Contribute to program reporting

§ Prepare inputs for proposal development under the guidance of Program

Manager or Country Director

Marketing

§ Prepare and post social media content for Magenta LinkedIn and Facebook

page

§ Regularly update marketing materials

Administration

§ Logistical support including visas, travel bookings, meetings set up, etc.

§ Ad hoc tasks as assigned by supervisor such as but not limited to updating the

server, filing, writing research reports, drafting memos, and/or making

presentations.


REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES


§ Pursuing a relevant university degree (top tier university preferred) or recently

graduated;

§ Robust logic chain analytics and strong general analytical skills;

§ Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, additional local

languages (Urdu, French, Arabic, Farsi) preferred;

§ Highly numerate, with strong commercial acumen;

§ Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities;

§ Demonstrated desire for excellence and an ability to inspire others to attain

professional excellence;

§ Proven ability to multitask and manage one’s time effectively to meet

competing deadlines and priorities;

§ Excellent interpersonal skills, collaborate with others and successfully work as an

effective team member;

§ Demonstrated passion and interest for the country of application;

§ Innovation driven

§ Technological fluency;

§ Willingness to live in developing/post-crisis settings;

§ Good sense of humour, personable and demonstrated ability to build networks;

§ Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to get hands dirty;

§ Software familiarity: Microsoft 365, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SPSS


WORKING CONDITIONS


§ Some long hours including evening and weekends to complete tasks or attend

events

§ May involve working in regions that are remote and lack basic modern

infrastructure

How To Apply

clemence@magentaconsulting.org

https://www.magentaconsulting.org/

Apply before May 25th 2018. Applicants should submit a two-page CV, cover letter

and a writing sample to clemence@magentaconsulting.org. The cover letter should

describe why the applicant wants to join the Magenta team and describe what

makes her / him a strong asset


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