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Saturday 22 February 2014

Social Media and Communications Intern needed at Africa Development Corps (ADC)

VACANCY : Social Media and Communications Intern
COMPANY : Africa Development Corps (ADC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About ADC:
Africa Development Corps (ADC), formerly known as Visions in Action, is an international NGO based out of Washington DC, working in relief and development throughout Africa. Over the past 23 years we have been involved in the implementation of a wide range of humanitarian activities in countries such as Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa and Liberia. In particular, ADC has implemented development and relief programs in the areas of HIV/AIDS, education, youth development and food security.

Our current programming in Uganda focuses upon book distribution, library construction and teacher training in rural areas. The program aims to facilitate pupil’s transition from learning in local languages to learning in English. We do this, firstly and foremost, by providing new English textbooks received from donors to schools throughout Uganda. Also, we aim to foster a culture of reading in individual villages and communities, as well as train teachers on how to establish and run school libraries.


  • Boost the social media impact of ADC both in Uganda, but also on an international level; Facebook, twitter, youtube, instagram etc
  • Write blogs detailing ADC’s work to be posted on our website and social media pages
  • Take photos/videos of current projects and share these through different media streams in order to increase awareness of our work
  • Assist in the upgrade of our current website and keep this up to date with current activities


  • The ideal candidate must be a fresh graduate
  • The Intern should possess experience and qualification in computer programming and/or website design and/or computer related studies programme
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and time constraints to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work without supervision to accomplish set targets
  • The internship vacancy will involve trips to the field so applicant must be willing to travel and work in remote locations.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested interns should send their E-mail applications both these e-mails: jobs@africadevcorps.org and the Country Manager, Tom Evans at uganda@africadevcorps.org

The email should include a CV, covering letter stating why you qualify for the position, and three references. The subject line of the email should read: Application for the role of Social Media and Communications Intern.

Deadline: 24th February 2014