Vacancy: (Social Media) Communications Internship

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With over 240 cultivation experts, Delphy is thé knowledge company for entrepreneurs in all  plant sectors. Continuous knowledge development and knowledge implementation,  nationally and internationally, is our DNA and is Delphy’s main activity. Our experts contribute  to sustainability of our partners, with expert and independent research and advice, based on  our own knowledge development. 

Location: Rwanda 

Delphy has registered a local company with an office located in the city of Kigali: Delphy  Rwanda Ltd. 

Delphy is currently leading a Sustainable Development Goals Partnership Project “Increased  Potato Value Chain Efficiency in the Great Lakes Region”. This 4-year project is designed to  create a connected and efficient (Irish) seed and ware potato value chain in Rwanda. For  now, the Rwandan potato value chain suffers from inefficiencies, diverging interests from key  stakeholders and weak linkage between the seed and potato value chain. The project aims  to contribute by strengthening the value chain; the market dynamics; and the government’s  quest for a food secure Rwanda, together with local and international private and public  partners. 

The Project has started with implementation, this includes farmer visits, field preparation work  & farming training. We want to report on our activities and are therefore looking for an intern. 

About the position 

We are looking for a (Social Media) Communications intern that can assist us in: Setting up a communications plan; 

Development of communications tools/setting up social media account(s); Providing newsletters to partners and other interested parties; 

Content creation for various media outlets; 

Monitoring social media interaction in a professional manner. 

There will be a budget available for the implementation of the communications plan. This position is for 4-5 days per week with a combination of working at the office, working from home and field assignments. The duration of the internship contract is 6 months.

Who we are looking for 

You have a degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or a related field or you are in  the final year of your studies. Fluency in Kinyarwanda and English speaking and writing is  required. We consider it a plus if you have any photography skills. In depth knowledge of  Agriculture is not needed. 

What we offer 

A unique position at an international company to develop your Social Media and Communication skills and grow your network. We will provide guidance when necessary and cooperation for possible study assignments on the job. You will receive a monthly stipend,  which includes transportation and lunch for workdays at the office, and an allowance when  going on a field assignment in the Northern province. 

Would you like to apply? 

Please send your CV and a motivation letter explaining why you fit this position to Ms. Lisette  Meulman (l.meulman@delphy.nl) before May 12th 2021.