To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

JOBS

Event Management and Social Media Intern1

  • Company: m:lab East Africa
  • Deadline: Friday 25th January 2013
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

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

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

Desired Competences and Skills
The  candidate should have the following  key competencies and skills:

  1. Demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for mobile innovations and entrepreneurship.
  2. Proficiency in document generation, editing and collaboration using Google Drive.
  3. Self motivated with ability to perform optimally with minimal supervision and to deliver results under tight schedules.
  4. Experience in record keeping and archival of digital data.
  5. Demonstrated skills in application of social and digital  media  as tools  for people engagement,  advocacy  and  publicity
  6. Impeccable interpersonal skills.

How to apply

The successful candidate will be engaged in a six month internship program
Interested candidates may send a cover letter explaining why they are fit for the opportunity and include their updated CVs to recruit@mlab.co.ke. Applications MUST have “Pivot East Intern” in the subject line. Only email applications received before Friday 25th January 2013.