Local Intern

Miracle Corners Zambia

Position: Local Intern

Duration: 3 Months

Reporting To: Programs Manager

The local intern will be an addition to MC Zambia staff and will work alongside the CLA intern,
together they will work on function which include communication and fundraising. The local intern will also complement the CLA intern and MC Zambia staff develop a communication strategy, participates in resource mobilization and help to grow MC-Zambia social media engagements. The local intern will also work closely with the MC Zambia Program team during implementation of activities and development of impact stories.

The internship will be based in Chanyanya of Kafue District. MC Zambia has two offices, one in
Lusaka which is the administration office and the main office in Chanyanya where all programs are implemented. Chanyanya is a rural community and work with beneficiaries of the fishing
communities. It is located approximately 35 kilometers from Kafue town and 72 Kilometers to the
Capital City of Zambia, Lusaka.

Main roles and responsibility

Development of a Communication strategy

  • Assess the current communication types
  • Develop communication objectives
  • Identify key stakeholders
  • Develop timeline for communicating milestones.

Social media engagement on behalf of MC-Zambia

  • Help to manage MC Zambia facebook and other social media pages
  • Select and assess content to be posted
  • Keep the page active with eye catching contents.

Support the development of funding proposals

  • Conduct donor screening/scooping to identify prospective donors
  • Develop concepts notes /proposals for submission to possible donors.

Support programs team in project implementation

  • Monitor activity implementation
  • Collect and develop beneficiary impact stories and testimonies.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualification and Education Requirements

  • Must have a diploma or better in communication for development, journalism, social science or related.
  • Must have experience in concept/proposal development
  • Must be conversant with MC Zambia programs in Kafue District – added advantage
  • Must be available for the complete internship period of three (3) months
  • Must have prior relevant experience of working on community initiatives and development
    projects
  • Must be well-aware of MC Zambia core values
  • Must have prior experience working in communication
  • Must have experience conducting social media engagement

Preferred Skill-set and Attitudinal Mindset for the Job:

  • Should be willing to come out of his/her comfort zone, open to taking up challenges and
    should have a knack to learn and grow
  • Must be clear in identifying his/her Personal Development Plan (PDP) and what does the
    applicant want to achieve from the internship
  • Must be willing to work in a rural set-up

Interested applicants can send their application letters attached with the CV in one document to:
[email protected] not later than June 10, 2024 at 17:00 hours.


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