Communications Intern

  • Contract
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Habitat for Humanity


Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is a global, Christian-based nonprofit housing organization. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Our vision is A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions.

Habitat for Humanity Africa Area Office is currently seeking to recruit a Communications Intern. The intern will be based in Kenya.

Working time: approximately 40hrs per week (flexible)

Duration: 6 months


As a Communications Intern you will provide support to the Communications team in the Africa Area Office:

  • Support in development and production of multimedia content including website and social media content for various platforms
  • Assist in managing and updating the Africa Area Office social media platforms and web page
  • Assist in production of information and promotional material.
  • Support with administrative and logistics tasks for the Africa communications unit including support for events and campaigns
  • Assist in compiling programme case studies and success stories.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


  • BA Degree in Communication or Journalism from a recognized academic institution (Preference will be given to recent graduates with an interest in working for an INGO)
  • Excellent command of English (knowledge of French will be an added advantage)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including digital storytelling and content generation
  • Strong social media management skills
  • Good photography skills
  • Good administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to use graphics software is an added advantage
  • Good interpersonal skills including ability to work effectively with a variety of teams in a multi-cultural work environment.
  • Ability to travel

What we offer

• An opportunity to work in a multicultural environment even if virtually

• Opportunity to grow, learn and develop your skills while working a part of a global communications team

How to apply

How to apply:

Candidates should send their CVs (preferred not more than 2 pages) and a cover letter

(Maximum 1 page) expressing their interest via email: [email protected]

with Communications Intern as the subject of the email.

The closing date for applications is 21st October 2022.