Internship opening at JA Nigeria

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Post: IT Officer (Intern)

 

Reports To: Manager, Information Technology

 

Location: Junior Achievement Nigeria Head Office, Lekki, Lagos state.

 

Term: Minimum 6 Month Commitment

 

Start Date: July 2014

 

The position:

 

The IT Officer at Junior Achievement Nigeria will provide effective IT assistance across all aspects of the business and will provide backup and support the IT Manager. He/she will monitor and maintain the computer systems and networks of the organization. He/She may install and configure computer systems, diagnose hardware and software faults and solve technical and applications problems, either over the phone or in person. The person will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and getting visibility for our organization.

 

Key Responsibility Areas:

 

  • Provide first level IT Support for all JAN staff
  • Troubleshoot technical issues to resolution and/or escalate when required
  • Ensure that backup of staff Data is carried out frequently
  • Providing assistance as required to the IT Manager
  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the IT Manager
  • Performing basic administrative support duties as required, to meet specific operational objectives
  • Undertaking small-to-medium sized IT Projects as instructed by the IT Manager.
  • Monitor and Update our existing social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)
  • Finding users to follow/friend/like our business
  • Writing and posting blog posts/tweets/updates, etc.2 – 5 updates each week

 

  • Tracking the growth and the impact of social media on our organization
  • Replying to comments, messages, etc.
  • Develop 
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 contests

 

  • Consistently learn and grow, ask pertinent questions

 

  • Identify 
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weekly 
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Skills and Attributes:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, possesses functional knowledge
  • Experience with HTML/CSS

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills and an ability to work individually on a project or in a team environment
  • Be creative with an eye for design
  • Knowledge of digital media software – Photoshop or other graphic design software, etc. is preferred
  • Knowledge of social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs, etc.
  • Energy, with a desire to come up with fresh ideas on how to grow our online presence
  • Ability to identify a target market and “speak” to that consumer through social media
  • Experience in proof-reading and editing
  • Ability to deal with uncertainty
  • Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams
  • Is self-directed, eager to meet and exceed objectives, and excited to take on more responsibility

 

  • Brings to the position organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines

 

  • Ability to communicate results to Manager
  • Ability to plan, organize, and evaluate tasks at hand as well as foresee upcoming creative opportunities
  • Strong commitment to ethics, honesty, and integrity in conducting business

 

Benefits:

 

  • Opportunity to join the team of the world’s oldest and largest non-profit economic education organization
  • References gladly given for successful internship
  • Opportunities for increased responsibility
  • Increase your knowledge and build your resume on IT and social media

 

About Junior Achievement Nigeria

Junior Achievement has a mission to inspire and educate young people to become conscientious business leaders. We achieve this by implementing economic education programs that develop attitudes and skills necessary for personal success and social responsibility.

 

JA started operations in Nigeria in the last quarter of 1999, and since then has reached over 500,000 students in over six hundred and fifty schools in Lagos, Sagamu, Ota, Abeokuta, Ibadan, Ilorin, Abuja, Jos, Kano, Kaduna, Bauchi, Port Harcourt, Warri, Uyo, Calabar and Enugu through over 1000+ volunteers and teachers. Junior Achievement Nigeria (JA Nigeria) offers FREE business economic education programs tailored to add value to young people between the ages of 5 – 27 in Nigeria. JA Nigeria is seeking to reach 1,000,000 young people in Nigeria by the end of year 2020.

 

If interested, please send resume, cover letter by July 10th (including why you’re interested in the IT Officer role and Junior Achievement Nigeria) to jan.programs@ja-nigeria.org. Due to the high numbers of applicants for this internship opportunity, we regret that we can only respond to candidates that we would like to interview.

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Opening at Poise Graduate Finishing School, Lagos

Hey university students, Corps members, and other recent graduates!

PGFS needs someone who has really good graphic design skills and knowledge of how to manage social media platforms.

Flexible hours: most likely  4 hours a day, 3 days a week for 6 weeks.

Work tools will be provided.

Reward: Offer of PSENSE Basic training and certification from Poise’ Graduate Finishing School plus transportation allowance.

Interested and already signed up with us? Leave a comment saying “I am interested.” Otherwise, please sign up using the form below. Please only apply for this post if you are at Lagos.

 

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Intern at Spronks Creations

Spronks Creations Limited, Ikeja, is a full service event packaging and management company incorporated in 2007. They specialize in providing service for event related needs in the wine, food and hospitality industry and activities that foster the growth of the industry.
They are the organizers of the annual Nigeria International Wine & Spirit Fair (NIWSF), a trade platform for on-trade and off-trade businesses in the country that fosters inter-cultural relationships with wine and spirit producing countries. As the only lifestyle and trade platform for wine and spirit in Sub Sahara Africa, the fair is listed in the global wine and spirit fair directory, putting the Nigeria wine and spirit market in the frontier of the global recognition. This year’s edition has been scheduled for the 7th – 9th of November 2013 at the Federal Palace Hotel’s external ballroom and extension.

Spronks Creations Ltd needs interns who can work with minimal supervision, are above 20 years, who have a can-do attitude, and are willing to commit till 10th November 2013. Stipends shall be provided for interns, they would be allocated to supervisors, and would be required to come in twice a week (could be more).
Interested and already signed up with us? Leave a comment saying “I am interested.” Otherwise, please sign up using the form below. Please only apply for this post if you are in Lagos.
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Internship Opportunities in Abuja

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We are glad to bring you internship opportunities in a Business Incubation centre in Abuja. The internship vacancies are administrative and client management related positions. This is an excellent opportunity for those looking to build a career in administration and client  management.

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If you have not, fill the form below
Limited spaces are available.

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Openings in Beauty Institute, Abuja

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There are internship opportunities which may lead to work placements in a beauty institute in Abuja. The internship involves training on hair, skin, face or nail care for two months and upon successful completion you will be offered employment in your chosen field. This training is free of charge and is billed to commence in the first week of September.

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Openings at TY Danjuma Foundation

The TY Danjuma Foundation, an independent private Nigerian Philanthropic grant-making organisation, makes grants to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Community-Based Organisations (CBOs) to implement projects in three main thematic areas (Community Health Initiatives, Enhancing Quality of Education, and Income Generation Initiatives) to empower women and youth.

Community Health

The Foundation’s Community Health Initiatives programme supports projects across a number of medical, health-related and hygeine matters. These include: Free Medical Missions; Partnership with Community Health Centers and Referal Hospitals; as well as Water and Wellbeing projects.

Enhancing Quality of Education

The Enhancing Quality of Education programme of the Foundation supports initiatives aimed to enhancing the quality of, and improving access to education, i.e. enrolment, retention, transition and completion of basic education. This is done by funding Good Schools Projects; Community Libraries projects; as well as Peace Education projects in conflict-prone communities in Nigeria.

Income Generation Initiatives

The Foundation’s Income Generation Initiatives support youth employability interventions; as well as women’s literacy and entrepreneurial skills development. The aim is to enhance the income generation and management capacity of the youths and women, who are without doubt among the most marginalised groups in Nigeria.

The TY Danjuma Foundation is looking to appoint a number of dynamic skilled, knowledgeable, experienced, and talented staff to fill vacancies. They desire hardworking, development-oriented and compassionate individuals with high personal ethical and moral standards to join their young, highly motivated and hardworking team. Familiarity and dexterity with computer packages, electronic tools and the virtual environment are basic requirements for all positions in addition to the specialised requirements of each position.

 

Position/Title: ICT/Library Intern (Duration: 12 months)

Location: Abuja

Position Summary

The ICT and Library Intern will work as part of the Communications team of the Foundation to improve the ICT environment and experience of the Foundation.

Responsibilities

  • Manages the ICT tools, processes etc.
  • Assist to manage the use of the Foundation’s library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and provide information about library policies;
  • Recommend materials and help individuals find information that they need;
  • Search standard reference materials, including on-line sources and the Internet, in order to answer clients’ reference questions;
  • Keep records of circulation of books and publications;
  • Support the development of library policies and procedures in collaboration with the IMO;
  • Design information storage and retrieval systems, and develop procedures for collecting, organizing, interpreting, and classifying information;
  • Develop and index databases that provide information for library users;
  • Perform any other tasks or duties, including logistics and administrative support, as may be assigned by the supervisor or Management from time to time.

Personal Characteristics

  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Demonstrates  acceptance  of responsibility; shows pride in work performed; demonstrates  flexibility  in  acceptance  of  assignments  and  schedules;
  • Maintains professional behaviour and appearance;
  • Exhibits dependability and willingness to learn;
  • Creative and Flexible.

Education, Skills, and Experience Required

  • HND or Bachelor’s Degree in ICT related field; other qualification would be an advantage;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of ICT tools management is required;
  • One to two years of  post-qualification experience;
  • Demonstrable knowledge in desired areas of responsibility;
  • Demonstrated skills in PC management and software applications: Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher;
  • Demonstrable skills in basic IT maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Social networking skills;
  • Good verbal and written skills.

Generous allowance paid.

 

Position/Title: Interns (Duration: 12 months)

Location: Abuja, Taraba or Edo

Position Summary

An intern works with a variety of officers under supervisors and mentors while working on real projects.

Responsibilities

  • Assist team in identifying process improvements; 
  • Provide administrative and general logistic support to officers assigned to; 
  • Provide programmatic support to thematic officers assigned to; 
  • Assist supervisors in the preparation of payment requests and funds liquidation; 
  • Providing support in monitoring media mentions, generating summaries from same; 
  • Data entries for Monitoring and Evaluation exercises; 
  • Note taking and compilation of meeting minutes as assigned; 
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by Management.Personal Characteristics
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Demonstrable  acceptance  of responsibility; shows pride in work performed;
  • Demonstrable flexibility  in  acceptance  of  assignments  and  schedules;
  • Maintains professional behaviour and appearance;
  • Exhibits dependability and willingness to learn;
  • Creative and Flexible.

 Education and Skills Required

  • A graduate in any field of learning;
  • At least one year of professional experience (NYSC);
  • Strong written,  verbal,  analytical,  and  interpersonal skills;
  • Must display maturity and a high level of professionalism;
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent follow up skills;
  • Working knowledge of computer software application;
  • Must be flexible and able to work overtime when required;
  • Must be organized and work well with constant priority changes;
  • Familiarity with social networking sites desired;
  • Interest in non-profit management and community development;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

The Intern is expected to work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. The Foundation offers stipends.

Position/Title: Volunteers

Location: Abuja or Taraba

Volunteers require personal characteristics similar to Interns. The working hours are flexible and negotiable.

The Foundation encourages volunteers from all ages. The Foundation wishes to provide a dynamic work experience.

The Foundation offers stipends.

Education and Skills Required: Flexible.

These openings present excellent opportunities for career newbies who are looking forward to building a career in international development or any of the thematic areas to gain tangible experience. Because of the flexibility of the volunteering position, it may not matter if you are still a Corps member or a student, so long as you reside in the concerned state.

To complete the online application, you would need:

  • A two-page CV which speaks directly to the position of your interest
  • An application letter (not more than 2 pages) stating why you think you are suitable for the position and what value you hope to bring to the Foundation if given the opportunity.

MY ADVICE:

1. Address letter to:

TY Danjuma Foundation,

Plot 2015 Oda Crescent,

Off Dar Es Salaam Street,

Wuse II,

Abuja.

 

2. Find sample cover letters here to guide you on how to write the application letter.

3. Ensure your CV is customised to fit the position and the organisation’s focus areas. Yes! Take a second look at that old CV.

4. Some university students tell me they do not have CVs because they are students. You can make yourself a CV.  Just put in experiences with AIESEC, JCI, Rotary Club, ENACTUS, trainings, your BSc /HND [degree] (in view), your activities that relate to the position, and a compelling career objective incorporating development or any of their focus areas. Remember to put in your phone number and email address and other personal data.

5. Once you’ve been confirmed for interview, scour the website ( http://tydanjumafoundation.org ) and digest every piece of information on it.

(More career advice at http://thetytestudent.wordpress.com)

You can apply online here http://tydanjumafoundation.org/tydf-online-job-application/

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Deadline: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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Ma’Reke!

INTERNS NEEDED!!!

Here is reminding you that we are concerned about your need to make a living. We want you to get ahead (a-HEAD or A head *wink*) in your career! That’s all (that’s not all like that-you get the point-we want you to prosper everywhere prosperity counts)!

So the crux of the matter is that we are facilitating the recruitment of interns for the six-month positions stated below.
1. Accounts and business development intern (Abuja)
2. IT and business development executive (Abuja)

3. Blogger and web development  intern  (Lagos)
4. Graphics design intern (Lagos)

5. Research surveying interns for 1 month (Abuja)

(We had to take off some positions because they are too full)

REWARDS (eheen!)
Monthly allowance applies to all positions.

However, we have been informed that numbers 1 through 4 have yummy perquisites (aka perks or ‘jara’) attached viz:
Training
Free Internet access
Tea/coffee
Attendance of certain events
10% on commission on sales.

THE SCOOP: Applicants should get ready to be assessed by Insiteful Solutions Consult Nigeria Ltd. Successful applicants stand a good chance of having their internships translated into full-time employment. The condition: PERFORMANCE!

APPLY HERE: http://goo.gl/6mK6j

In three months, we have engaged people in four states. If you are worried that we have done nothing in your state yet, please forgive us. We are working HARD oooh! Click here to see how you can help.

REMEMBER THAT THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO SERVICE CHARGE FOR THIS SERVICE. THIS MEANS WE ARE NEITHER CHARGING INTERNS NOR THE ORGANISATION FOR CONNECTING THEM TO INTERNS.

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Adios!

Ma’Reke