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Internship Opportunity: Event Management and Social Media Intern

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Responsibilities
m:lab East Africa Requires the services of an intern for the following :-

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  1. Undertake social media interaction for the organization, events and related brands.
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  3. Write blogs and articles articulating issues touching on mobile innovation and mobile entrepreneurship.
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  5. Support event planning and logistical activities including photography
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  7. Handle record keeping and archival of digital data
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  9. Support business relations development and fundraising for events.
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  11. Handle communication with sponsors, partners and the media as directed.
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  13. Provide support for event related procurement processes
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  15. Co-ordinate a team of volunteers to facilitate event logistics.
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  17. Documentation of event planning processes.

Desired Competences and Skills
The  candidate should have the following  key competencies and skills:

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  1. Demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for mobile innovations and entrepreneurship.
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  3. Proficiency in document generation, editing and collaboration using Google Drive.
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  5. Self motivated with ability to perform optimally with minimal supervision and to deliver results under tight schedules.
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  7. Experience in record keeping and archival of digital data.
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  9. Demonstrated skills in application of social and digital  media  as tools  for people engagement,  advocacy  and  publicity
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  11. Impeccable interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will be engaged in a six month internship program
Interested candidates may send a cover letter explaining why they are fit for the opportunity and include their updated CVs to [email protected]. Applications MUST have “Pivot East Intern” in the subject line. Only email applications received before Friday 15th January 2013 will be considered.
Our engagement channels:
twitter: @mlabeastafrica, @pivoteast
facebook: facebook.com/mlabeastafrica + facebook.com/pivoteast
google plus: +Pivot East
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/m-lab-east-africa
blog: www.pivoteast.com/blog

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