Intern, Communications


Join Africa50 as a Communications Intern and contribute to shaping and managing our communications strategy to support Africa50's mission of accelerating economic growth and development through infrastructure investments. This internship offers an opportunity to be involved in strategic communications across Africa, digital strategy, stakeholder management, and public relations, ensuring all communications align with Africa50’s overall mandate.

Principal Responsibilities

Support in Strategic Communication and Content Development:

  • Assist in the planning and organization of communications activities
  • Help produce creative and high quality visual content
  • Help manage digital platforms including social media,  websites
  • Support the development and distribution of internal and external newsletters

Event and Project Management:

  • Assist in conceptualizing and coordinating internal and external events, including logistics
  • Support protocol management tasks and ensure smooth execution of both internal and external events

Media and Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Help maintain updated media lists and other key stakeholders contact details
  • Support daily media monitoring
  • Assist in preparing press releases distributions and organizing press conferences

Information Management and Administrative Support:

  • Assist in organizing files and communication materials, ensuring all shared folders are regularly updated
  • Follow-up on payment requests from vendors, coordinate group bookings, and handle various administrative tasks efficiently

Team Collaboration:

  • Work collaboratively with the communications team and across other departments to support Africa50’s communication goals
  • Participate in team meetings and contribute innovative ideas

Knowledge, Skill, and Experience

  • Experience or strong interest in Africa's economic growth and positive impact through sustainable development initiatives
  • Proficiency in digital platforms and graphic design tools
  • Community management
  • Creative thinker with an innovative spirit
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Involvement in successful event and social media campaigns
  • Fluent in English and French. Portuguese is a plus

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing or graduated with a degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, journalism, or a related field

Interpersonal Competencies

  • Curious and eager to learn with a genuine interest in Africa50’s mission and values
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and adapt to diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Bring a fresh, innovative perspective on strategic communications


  • 6 months internship


  • This is a remote position with opportunities for travel related to events and projects

How to Apply

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We kindly request that only people meeting all the profile's criteria highlighted above apply to this position.