Director of Storytelling


Zawadisha seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist in marketing and communications efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for an innovative social enterprise.


  • Assist in writing and managing weekly e-blasts
  • Collect narratives and photos of Zawadisha members
  • Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and tools for marketing and communications

Prepare weekly reports and maintain regular contact with supervisor


  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Completed or working toward a college degree (junior level and up), preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, Advertising or Public Relations)
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications a plus
  • Understanding of the basic principles of public relations and/or marketing
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Posses excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Commitment to cultural sensitivity and respect for differences
  • Commitment to the continuous improvement of service quality and the organization’s mission

Start and end dates are flexible. Pleae note this is an unpaid internship.

Location: Kenya
Organization: Zawadisha
Organization Website:
Date: 06/01/2016 – 08/01/2016
Contact: Jen Gurecki at for more information.

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