• ICARDA Egypt Internship | Communications intern - Social Media

    ICARDA Egypt Internship | Communications intern - Social Media

    Location: Egypt
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    Job Description

    This internship will enable the successful candidate to develop an understanding of ICARDA and its mission within the CGIAR system and the tasks will support the intern in developing strong understanding of how communications can contribute to the mission of a research organisation

    Benefits and Offers

    The successful candidate will be offered a paid internship with initial duration of 6 months.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Assisting with the drafting and posting of social media posts and campaigns;

    • Assisting with the social media calendar and scheduling;

    • Supporting the team in their use of the email marketing tool (MailChimp). Helping to develop compelling email alerts and newsletters;

    • Performing twice-daily sweep of watch-lists, news, alerts, trends, top stories, etc. across our tools to produce content suggestions for social media outputs;

    • Responding to messages, and monitoring reactions on our social media platforms;

    • Helping source appropriate images for general communications purposes;

    • Helping build and review paid advertising audience lists on Facebook;

    • Supporting the team at live and online events;

    • Identifying relevant handles, hashtags and tags for social media posts;

    • Advising the team on new social media techniques, tools, and model digital campaigns;

    • Helping collect and analyse metrics across ICARDA digital activities;

    • Locating and cataloguing raw footage from past ICARDA videos;

    • Cleaning up the ICARDA Flickr and YouTube channels.


    Job Requirements

    • Must be currently enrolled in a University or Graduate School and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies, or alternatively, have completed their university studies within the past six months;

    • Up to 1 year of experience in social media;

    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

    • Good level of English (oral and written);

    • Fluency in using social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

    • Desirable competencies and skills

    • Hootsuite;·

    • Mailchimp for newsletters;

    • Facebook Live and similar on other channels;

    • Alert software (news/google alerts/tags/mentions);

    • Paid advertising – FB Manager/AdWords;

    • Google analytics.

    Job Details

    Company: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

    Employment Type: Internship

    Job Location: Cairo, Egypt

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