Digital Campaigns Intern

Closing date

Closing date: Sunday 20th June @ 23:59 BST

Interviews: Between 2nd - 9th July

Location: Based in Nairobi, Kenya

Contract: 11 months fixed-term internship

Salary and benefits: In line with Oxfam values

Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in Kenya.

The Role

Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for a Digital Campaigns Intern in the Gender, Rights & Justice Advocacy and Campaigns team. The Digital Campaigns Intern will support the day-to-day management and maintenance of the Gender, Rights & Justice digital platforms, including through content creation, digital engagement and ensuring the digital platforms are user friendly and visually attractive, to drive traffic. The Digital Campaigns Intern will collaborate with colleagues from across teams, countries, regions and timezones; and acquire practical knowledge on digital and public campaigning on women’s leadership during and after crisis, and ending gender-based violence and other thematic areas related to Gender, Rights & Justice.

Please see the Internship Terms of Reference for further details.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for someone with experience in managing digital platforms, including websites and social media platforms, and with an array of creative, graphic and technical skills, including content resource and information management skills. Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English is a must, as well as a strong commitment to and interest for Gender Justice and feminist principles.

What we offer

This role will give you an opportunity to contribute directly to Oxfam International's public campaigning on Gender, Rights & Justice, and to be involved in a project that meets your personal development plan, as well as gaining exposure to the many aspects of digital and public campaigning in the context of an international confederation. At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career. Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment

About us

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

We are an international confederation of 20 organizations (affiliates) plus the Oxfam International Secretariat, working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in around 90 countries.

The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

All our work is led by our core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality. To read more about our values please click here.

Our commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Please note that Oxfam International participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Processes within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. Under this scheme, if you have been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization on any misconduct history in accordance with the terms of the scheme. For scheme details please click here

Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

How to apply

To apply, please go to the Oxfam International website here.