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Events Management Intern1

  • Company: *iHub_ Research
  • Deadline: Tuesday 20th December 2011
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Job Title: Events Management Intern

Salary Range:1,300 Ksh/day stipend 3 month min. requirement

Position Type: Intern

Availability: Full-time from January 2012 – March 2012, with possible extension.

Job Purpose:

As an events management intern, you will be responsible for iHub Research event planning from the point of first contact, to coordination & oversight, through conclusion and follow up. You will also be required to attend outside events on behalf of iHub Research to network and meet with relevant stakeholders. Your skills should include strong organizational ability, and concise and compelling written English language. Your self-directed initiative will go hand-in-hand with your ability to work as a team player. 

Duties will include:

  • Planning, managing, and coordinating iHub Research training and workshop events
  • Network at relevant external events on behalf of iHub Research
  • Developing communication materials for events and follow-up materials
  • Additional tasks to support the research team as necessary 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelors’ degree in related field or comparable work experience
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Experience managing events, preferably with NGO, Think tank, Government or Corporate
  • Experience conducting academic desk research
  • Proficiency with MS Word, MS Outlook, and Excel Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-directed initiative

How to apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter to stating your interest and relevant qualifications for this position. Do not forget to include the name of the position for which you are applying. Do not apply if you do not meet the minimum requirements above.