Vacancy for Intern at the British High Commission (BHC)

 Employment Nigeria 19-Mar-2018 ₦100,000 - 150,000 ABUJA , Internship  

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Job Title: Intern

Grade: Internship
Type of Position: Intern
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: Communications, Press and Media
Start Date: 3 April 2018

Main Purpose of Job

  • Provide video production, graphic design and campaign support to the Press and Public Affairs team for the delivery of communications objectives

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Working with the Press Team for the planning and promotion of content
  • Supporting campaign management and optimisation across multiple channels
  • Designing graphic materials and producing short videos for use on digital channels
  • Creation and management of an organised data base of photo and video files.
  • Uploading social media posts and answering basic enquiries on social media
  • Any other tasks reasonably requested by the Head of Communications/ Press Officer

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Be a recent graduate in Media, Communications field (graduated within the last 3 years) with excellent organisational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Be computer literate with a high degree of proficiency in the use of MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Video editing, graphics design and photography skills
  • Ability to transform ideas, statistics and concepts into clear visuals and infographics


  • Experience with social media tools like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Experience with creating content for the web such as blogging or video blogging would be an added advantage.

Required Competencies:

  • Changing and Improving, Leading and Communicating, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace.

Language Requirements:

  • Language - English

Level of Language Required:

  • Advanced level proficiency in English Language (ability to understand, write and speak English language without any difficulty)

Stipend / Allowance 

  • NGN136,722

Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment 

  • Learning and Development Opportunities:
    • Online e-learning
    • On the job learning, job shadowing and mentoring
    • Various development workshops
    • Social media training
    • Communications training
    • Website training
  • The intern will work for six hours a day, four days (Monday to Thursday) for a fixed term period of 3 months.

Language Requirements:

  • Language: English

Level of Language Required:

  • Advanced level proficiency in English Language (ability to understand, write and speak English language without any difficulty).

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