Communications National Intern (SPIR)

Job Description

  • Position Title: Communications National Intern
  • Position Duration: April 01, 2024 to September 30, 2024
  • Duty Station: Hanoi/HCMC with frequent travel to project locations
  • Reports To: Development Manager
  • Deadline: 29/02/2024


Samaritan’s Purse is a Christian humanitarian organization providing aid to hurting people around the world. With a sustainable history working in Vietnam, Samaritan’s Purse has developed strong relationships with partners to conduct projects in 6 sectors: health, WASH, education, protection, livelihood and relief.
Samaritan’s Purse in Vietnam’s projects are being implemented in Hanoi, Quang Nam, the central province of Vietnam, Tra Vinh, the south of Vietnam and across the northern provinces of Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Lai Chau where the majority of people are from ethnic minority groups, often the most vulnerable or marginalized sections of the population.

Job Summary

The Samaritan’s Purse Vietnamese Internship Pathway Program is a prestigious opportunity young Vietnamese graduates who are passionate about serving local communities. The program provide newly graduates with opportunities to explore NGO careers, earn meaningful experience, and develop professional skills while being paid for the work performed.
The Communications National Intern will be assigned to a project team and support project activities. Current projects include WASH, livelihood, education, health, protection, and disaster responses. The intern will be assigned to work on projects located in Ha Noi, Lao Cai, Lai Chau, Yen Bai, Quang Nam or Tra Vinh.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementation Support: Create event banners, backdrops, training materials, and other printed materials to support project activity implementation.
  • Communications: Take photos of project activities. Conduct beneficiary interviews and collect information for reports.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Support with hosting international visitors, donors, and interns.
  • Work Environment: Contribute to a positive work environment and commitment to Samaritan's Purse values and ethics.
  • Team Support: Perform additional responsibilities as needed.

Professional Development Commitment

  • Complete monthly learning activities include training and seminars, job shadowing, group learning exercises with other interns, and individual learning assignments.
  • Attend monthly coaching session with assigned line manager and mentor.
  • Complete the assigned capstone project by the end of the internship.

Education/Experience Needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in Vietnam. The applicant should have graduated within 2 years of the internship start date.
  • Fluency in English. Any language test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, or others) should be included in the application submission.
  • Experience with community service, humanitarian or development activities is preferable.

Skills Required:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent planning, time management and organizational skills.
  • High level of integrity, humble team player, ability to be flexible and adapt.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel frequently to remote areas.
  • Strong awareness of local culture, customs, and other contextual information.
  • Strong understanding of ethnic minority groups in Vietnam is a plus.

How to apply

To respond to this opportunity, please send your Cover letter, Samaritan's Purse Internship Application form (as attached) to referencing “[Position Title] Opportunity” in the subject title. Application Deadline: February 29, 2024.
Samaritan's Purse in Vietnam is a Christian nonprofit organization. Candidates having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.
Please note that Applications will be treated in confidence and cannot be returned; only candidates invited to an interview will be contacted. Kênh kiến thức kỹ năng, phát triển bản thân, hướng nghiệp, blog nhân sự

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