Call for Interns for KMAC Unit

The Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) is in need of two (2) Creative interns and one (1) Research Intern. S/he will report to the Knowledge Management, Advocacy, and Communications (KMAC) Unit. 

Job Description

Creative Intern for KMAC Unit

SUMMARY OF TASKS AND QUALIFICATIONS:  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have completed subjects or demonstrated competence in graphic design, copywriting, and video editing.
  • Will develop marketing materials targeting a range of audiences from cooperatives to start ups, SMEs, and multi sector institutional partners.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate must be a student, enrolled in a college-level degree program at the time of application and during internship. Candidates who have already graduated or fulfilled their academic internship requirements are not eligible for the internship.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent organizational, time management and strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work flexibly and meet deadlines;
  • Attention to details and proven ability to work independently and effectively.
  • Proficiency in computer software related to key tasks assigned (MS Office and graphic design or editing software such as Photoshop, InDesign, etc).

Research Intern for KMAC Unit

PURPOSE:

The intern will assist FSSI’s KMAC Unit in its programmatic and research activities

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the conduct and analysis of surveys and studies related to social enterprises and the triple bottom line framework of sustainability.
  • Conduct basic market analysis.
  • Transcribe interviews and write case studies

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate must be a student, enrolled in a college-level degree program at the time of application and during internship. Candidates who have already graduated or fulfilled their academic internship requirements are not eligible for the internship.

SKILLS:

  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Inventory
  • Data management and analysis
  • High degree of attention to detail-oriented

PERIOD OF ASSIGNMENT:  

Duration: At least 300 hours between January and March 2022 

Please note that FSSI provides a modest daily stipend. Interns may choose to continue to work beyond the 300 hours in agreement with the designated supervisor.  

Location: Hybrid (Work-from-home arrangement and Office duty)

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Proof of enrolment with inclusive dates to confirm that you will be enrolled during the intended period of assignment. 
  2. Resume 
  3. Sample works

Deadline for submission of application is 20 January 2023.

FSSI will reply to shortlisted applicants only.

For those interested, you may apply through this link.

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