Innovation 4 Change Communications Intern


CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 10,000 members in 175 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

A self-starter with an interest in compelling storytelling through innovative methods; ● Attention to detail, while not losing sight of broader objectives; ● Strong interpersonal and networking skills, especially working with multicountry, multi-time zone teams; ● Creativity and willing to propose ideas; ● Ability to work to tight deadlines and multitask. 

Key Requirements      

  • Should have a degree in communications, development, journalism or related field or equivalent experience, ideally with a focus on communications or advocacy.
  • Strong interest in working in non-profit organisations, charitable networks, and/or public service institutions.
  • Ability to translate knowledge and concepts into creative multimedia, for diverse audiences
  • Demonstrated working fluency in English. Working knowledge of Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese Russian or French an advantage.

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How to Apply

The closing deadline for applications is Close of Business on June 12, 2022. Interested candidates should email their application to

Your application should comprise of

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

Short listed candidates will be contacted June 24, 2022 to schedule interviews.

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within three weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.