Communications Intern

Save the Children, the world’s largest independent organization for children, delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives all over the world.

Save the Children (SC) works to promote every child’s rights to survival, protection, participation and development as set forth in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.  The current programme focuses on the following core sectors: Health and Nutrition; HIV/AIDS prevention; Care and support; Education; Child protection; Child-focused emergency preparedness and response; Climate Change adaption Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:
Vacancy: Communications Intern
Based in Hanoi

Main Responsibilities: To assist the Communication Officer with the communication work by Save the Children in Vietnam, including with internal and external communication in compliance with Save the Children communication guidelines, coordination of the communication, programme promotion, information sharing, media relations and advocacy.

Key Competencies:


  • Fresh bachelor - university degree, preferably journalism/ media
  • Some work experience in the IT or communications field
  • Some knowledge of publications preparation and desktop publishing
  • Some experience in social marketing and/or public education
  • Ability to establish/manage information systems, databases, websites
  • Familiar with publicity, promotions, public relations, advertising
  • Excellent spoken and written English & Vietnamese
  • Experience of donors, working with media and networks preferred
  • Teamwork and coordination skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: 4th Floor, Machinco Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District Hanoi or by Email: [email protected]

The SC’s application form and full job description are available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 07th Mar 2017. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face.  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2017-03-07