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Global Forum for Media Development Seeking Programmes & Policy Intern

About the Position

The programmes and policy intern will assist in the coordination and organisation of GFMD’s various programmes, events, and projects in close collaboration with GFMD’s programmes and policy manager. The successful candidate will be a well-organised, creative individual with strong verbal and written communication skills who is comfortable working independently outside of an office on a decentralised team.

Reports to: GFMD Programmes and Policy Manager

Location: Flexible

Job type: Part-time (20 hours per week)


  • Writing engaging content for the GFMD website
  • Assisting the creation of GFMD’s bi-weekly MediaDev Insider newsletter
  • Assisting with organising webinars and events
  • Keeping contacts with partners online (updating our membership database)
  • Taking minutes during GFMD working group and capacity building webinars
  • Engaging with members via email
  • Attending a weekly team meeting
  • Supporting the Programmes and Policy Manager and Advocacy and Engagement Manager in their policy and engagement work
  • Attending relevant events in/around Brussels (if located in Belgium)
  • Other duties as required

Desired qualifications

  • Strong organisational skills; ability to perform and prioritise multiple tasks concurrently with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English a must.  Additional languages, such as French or Spanish, will be considered a plus.
  • Enrolled in course of Political Science, Journalism, Web development, Programming, Marketing or Communications, Public diplomacy or similar.
  • Excellent social media skills
  • Audience analysis skills for online content creation

Interested candidates should send a CV to communications@gfmd.info.

Status: Open

Deadline: Ongoing


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