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Affinity Group of National Associations Intern

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Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

CIVICUS


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Published 19 days ago

September 21, 2020
September 11, 2020
$1,200 - $1,200Stipend
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About CIVICUS

CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 10000 members in 175 countries, we work together to monitor violations of basic civic freedoms, call out the perpetrators of violations and strengthen the power of people to organise by supporting a more accountable, effective, and innovative civil society. We strive to promote excluded voices, especially from the Global South.

About the Role

The Affinity Group of National Associations (AGNA) is an exciting ‘networks of networks’ that brings together both national and regional platforms of civil society organisations. In the context of AGNA, young people have a crucial role to play, innovating and driving change and new ways of working. AGNA, together with CIVICUS’ Youth and Diversity & Inclusion streams, works to identify barriers to engagement, reaching out and mainstreaming issues across its networks. It is uniquely placed to encourage and facilitate the participation of a broad range of stakeholders in civil society to tackle the dynamic issues which we are facing. 

The role would suit a young African at the beginning of their career, with experience using communications tools and approaches to mobilise communities and others to act together for social change. The person will have a strong commitment to civil society and human rights, and understand the value of partnership and network building.

Key Requirements 

  • Background (degree or experience) in communications, development studies, political science, economics, sociology, public policy or a related field.
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Proficiency in French and/or

Arabic required 

  • Knowledge of communications and social media, advocacy campaigns, partnership building, marketing (ideally in the non-profit sector), and/or project design
  • Knowledge of video editing and design
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, work under pressure, and multitasking 

Please click here for a full Job Description

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About CIVICUS

CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 10000 members in 175 countries, we work together to monitor violations of basic civic freedoms, call out the perpetrators of violations and…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficiency in French and/or Arabic required

Proficiency in French and/or Arabic required

Location

25 Owl Street, Johannesburg, GP 2092, ZA

How to Apply

How to Apply

The closing deadline for applications is Close of Business on the 11th of September 2020. Interested candidates should email their application to jobs@civicus.org

Your application should comprise of

  • A full CV, including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held, and relevant achievements
  • A covering note of not more than 1 page outlining your motivation for applying for the role.

Short listed candidates will be contacted the week of the 14th – 18th September 2020 to schedule interviews.

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within three weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.


How to Apply

The closing deadline for applications is Close of Business on the 11th of September 2020. Interested candidates should email their application to jobs@civicus.org…

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