To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.


Event Management and Social Media Intern1

  • Company: m:lab East Africa
  • Deadline: Thursday 9th February 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description


m:lab East Africa Requires the services of an intern for the following :-

  1. Handle social media interaction for the organization, events and related brands.
  2. Write blogs and articles articulating issues touching on mobile technologies and mobile entrepreneurship.
  3. Support event planning and logistical activities.
  4. Support event photography and videography.
  5. Handle record keeping and archival of digital data .
  6. Support business relations development and fundraising for events.
  7. Handle communication with  sponsors, partners and the media as directed.
  8. Assist in event related procurement processes 
  9. Co-ordinate a team of volunteers to facilitate event logistics.
  10. Documentation of event planning processes.

Desired Competences and Skills

The  candidate should  have  the following  key competencies  and  skills:

  1. Proficiency in Google Docs and Microsoft Projects.
  2. Ability  to work with  minimal  supervision and  meet  strict  deadlines.
  3. Demonstrate leadership and passion for their various undertakings
  4. Impeccable interpersonal skills.
  5. Experience in  record keeping  and archiving  of  data.
  6. Skilled  use  and  application of social and digital  media  as tools  for  advocacy  and  publicity

The successful candidate will be engaged in a six month internship program

How to apply

Interested candidates may send a cover letter explaining why they are fit for the opportunity and include their updated CVs to Applications MUST have “Pivot East Intern” in the subject line. Only email Applications received before Thursday 9th February 2012 will be considered.