Paid Internship Jobs – Communications Intern – Restless Development

Job Title:   Communications Intern   

Organisation: Restless Development

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Stipend: UGX 400,000 (Monthly)

Reports to: Grants and Business Development Coordinator


About Restless Development:

Restless Development is a global non-profit agency. We support the collective power of young leaders to create a better world. We are independently registered and governed in nine countries (India, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe) bound together by our vision for youth power. We run youth-led programmes to tackle the issues that young people care about the most –  We also run the Youth Collective – a growing network of over 4000 local youth civil society groups and organisations in 185 countries. We are committed to creating an agency that walks the talk on power shifting, using the power shifting checklist, both internally and externally.


Our approach to safeguarding

Restless Development considers the welfare and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults to be an organisational imperative with primacy over the success of programmes or strategic objectives. We recognise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and we expect all of our staff, volunteers and partners to ensure we protect the communities in which we operate from harm and abide by our Safeguarding Policy.


Job Summary:  The Communications Intern plays a vital role in supporting an organisation’s efforts to secure funding and effectively communicate its mission and impact. This position involves assisting with grant research and writing, as well as contributing to various communication strategies, helping to raise awareness and support for the organisation’s initiatives.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Digital and Social Media Expertise (50%)

  • Social media handling and management.
  • Conceptualising and executing media campaigns to celebrate/ commemorate key dates like the 16 days of activism, World AIDS Day, World Volunteer Day, World Human Rights day etc.

Content Creation (40%):

  • Story gathering and story telling to highlight program impact and hub strategic visibility.
  • Photography and video editing

Community Engagement and Mobilization (5%)

  • Organise and coordinate National Youth working Group meetings.
  • Assist in planning and execution of the hub’s strategy launch.

Other duties as required (5%)

  • Other duties as required. Occasionally working on weekends, late night in case of volunteer incidents and holidays for which time off in lieu can be taken

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should have good communication skills
  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Graphics design skills
  • Writing skills
  • Photography and video editing skills


Preferred start date: 1st October 2023

Length of contract: 6 Months

Expected travel: Occasional domestic travels may be required


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join Restlesss Development should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: Tuesday 19th September 2023


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Date Posted 2023-09-06
Valid Through 2023-09-19
Employment Type INTERN
Hiring Organization Restless Development
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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