Dan Church Aid

Dan Church Aid


Position: Communications Intern
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Internship
Place of Work: Addis Ababa with frequent field visits
Posted date: 6 days ago
Application Deadline: Aug, 9/2020 (4 days left)

Dan Church Aid (DCA) DCA is a Danish Humanitarian and Development organization working to assist and empower people affected by poverty and disasters to live a life in dignity. In Ethiopia, DCA’s area of works includes a humanitarian response, food security, Resilience building of vulnerable community members, and Gender and capacity building of civil society organizations.

DCA Ethiopia promotes gender equality and equal opportunities. As part of its commitment, DCA strives to ensure gender equity at the institutional level.  Therefore, recently DCA Ethiopia office has established an internship program for female fresh graduates. 

Therefore, with this call, DCA would like to receive a letter of interest and CV for a female Communications Intern who will contribute to the promotion, documentation, and visibility of DCA’s work. The intern will be based in DCA Country Office with frequent travel to project sites. 

Key Activities to be exercised during the internship

 Primary tasks

Social Media activities  

  • Will produce contents/materials for:
  • 6 FB posts per month
  • 6 tweets per month
  • 1 in-depth article of DCA focus area to be published (newspaper/Magazine) per quarter.
  • Produce information pamphlets/brochures and other promotional materials for DCA with an eye on donor visibility requirements.
  • Produce year factsheet for DCA summarizing main achievements within all three focus areas to be published on the website and shared with donors.

Secondary tasks (ad-hoc as per request)

  • Media support for DCA events including producing banners, posters, and media stories.
  • Support the DCA field team in photograph and collecting materials for success stories.
  • Support programme in developing communication and visibility plans
  • Undertake production of communication materials linked to specific projects (videos, radio, etc.)
  • Produce a DCA Ethiopia communication strategy with annual action plans.
  • Provide input into DCA Global communication when required.


  • Travel to project sites to produce stories of interest and capacitate field teams.
  • Work from Addis based on communication with programme team (field and Addis) and input from reports. 


Duration: Six months (with the possibility of extension depending on availability of funding and performance. 

No. required: 1(one) 

Salary: 6,000 internship allowance will be provided


  • BA Degree in Journalism and Communication from a recognized academic institution.
  • Interest in learning
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to use graphics software such as Adobe and In-design.
  • Ability to speak Afari, Afan Oromo, Nuer languages an advantage.
  • Fluency in Written and Spoken English. 

How to apply

An interested graduate who meets the above requirement can send a letter of interest and CV using the below link.


DCA is an equal opportunity employer and all interested female candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of age, race, marital status and religious, political, or ethnic affiliation. Please do not mention your religious or ethnic affiliation in your application. 

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