CIVICUS Remote Communications Intern for South Africans

Application Deadline: 13 December 2023

CIVICUS Remote Communications Intern for South Africans

Remote. Work must be performed anywhere in the world.


CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 15,000 members in 188 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 Communications Intern (FoPA) is an exciting opportunity to gain experience working with CIVICUS’s Freedom of Peaceful Assembly (FoPA) Global Resource Hub. It would suit an individual passionate about communicating and engaging with civil society and would like to use their knowledge and skills to facilitate dynamic conversations.

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The role will focus on creating communication products, including social media, impact stories, blog posts, infographics, and more, to tell the story of the hub from inception and communicate the impact of its efforts.

Key Requirements                                                                                                  

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, development studies or alternative education and experience in a related field.
  • Evidence of written and spoken expertise in English.
  • A strong interest in working in non-profit organizations, charitable networks, and/or public service institutions would be an advantage.

Please click here for a full Job Description

Details at a Glance

TIME COMMITMENT; Full Time Schedule. JOB TYPE: Contract. START DATE: December 13, 2023

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 13, 2023. EDUCATION: 4-Year Degree Required. EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Entry level

SALARY: At least USD $1,200 / year

Benefits: Medical Allowance

Level of Language Proficiency: English

Location: REMOTE

Work must be performed anywhere in the world


25 Owl St, Braamfontein Werf, Johannesburg, 2092, South Africa

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How to Apply

The closing deadline for applications is Close of Business on the 13th December 2023.

Interested candidates should complete the application form by clicking the following link Communications Intern Application Form then email their application documents (CV & Cover letter) to [email protected]

Your application should comprise of

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

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by the second week of January 2024 to schedule interviews.

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