Internship Opening


GCE: Internship Opening

Global Campaign for Education (GCE)
Opportunity closing date:
Wednesday, 15 September, 2021
Opportunity type:

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) is seeking to recruit for the following position: Communications Intern

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) is seeking to recruit for a hardworking, inspired, passionate, and dynamic Communications intern. The purpose of the role is to support GCE’s Communication work in achieving its strategic goals. This position offers an exciting and in-depth exposure opportunity to a range of communication work.

Location:                                       Johannesburg, South Africa
Type of contract:                          Fixed term
Deadline for application:            15 September 2021

Key working areas and responsibilities:

  • Cross-cutting communications work
  • GCE website
  • GCE newsletter and members emails:
  • GCE social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, and Flickr
  • Membership lists and groups
  • Graphic Design

Qualifications and Key Competencies:

  • An appropriate Diploma or Degree in Communication or a similar field.
  • Experience creating visual and written content for digital media.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to communicate in both written and spoken English.
  • Quality writing skills and editing experience.
  • Excellent digital content management skills.
  • An interest in education and a passion for the power of strategic communications to contribute to sustainable development.
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills with a demonstrated ability to transform ideas into communication content.
  • Ability to prioritise goals while maintaining deadlines, executing on deliverables, and keeping team members informed of status as it changes.
  • Experience in Content Management Systems and building web pages on WordPress and Joomla.
  • Deep understanding of web design and email best practices.
  • Understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery will be an added advantage.
  • Understanding of CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers.
  • Ability to communicate professionally with technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • Self-starter that can multitask, solve problems, and take ownership of projects.
  • Working knowledge of design Software-Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Knowledge of social media management and design tools such as Hootsuite, Canva, and Adobe Spark.
  • Knowledge of online meeting platforms such as Zoom and live streaming platforms such as Restream and Streamyard.
  • Knowledge of developing short engaging videos on Doodly.
  • Skills or experience in content management, using tools such as Google Analytics, and Google Adwords.

Application process:

To apply for a position, please submit your application letter and a CV/resume (2 pages maximum), including at least two contactable references, to on or before the closing date: 15 September 2021. Please indicate the job title you are applying for in the subject line of the email. For a detailed scope of the role profile, follow this link: GCE is an equal opportunity organisation and everyone is encouraged to apply.

  • Please note that due to high volumes of applications that we receive, only complete applications will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • GCE reserves the right to shortlist and interview on a rolling basis and in that case the job advert may be withdrawn at any time from job sites without notification.