Communications Intern

Term of Reference

Supervisor: RLS Hanoi’s Communications Officer
Job title: Communications Intern
Number of intern: 01
Duration: 5 months from January 2022 to May 2022 (with possible extension)
Place of work: RLS SEA. Hanoi office

Organisation introduction

The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS) has its roots in the 1990 in Berlin founded association "Social Analysis and Political Education". In 1996, RLS was recognized by the Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) as its close political education institution. Nowadays, the RLS is affiliated with the German political party “Die LINKE” (“The Left” / the Socialist Party of Germany) founded in 2007, and works closely together with “Left” and progressive actors worldwide.

RLS provides political education and a center for advanced social research in both Germany and throughout the world. RLS is one of six party-affiliated political foundations in Germany; it supports partners in over 80 countries striving for social justice, strengthening public participation, and social-ecological development. In April 2009, the RLS Regional Representative Office for Southeast Asia was opened in Hanoi, managing activities and partnerships in Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar.

In the Southeast Asian region, RLS embraces the mission of assisting transformation countries, such as Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, and Vietnam, to a socially and ecologically just, sustainable, participatory, and democratic society. It is currently cooperating with approximately 20 partner organizations like academic institutions and "grass-roots" organizations and state partners on a variety of issues within the three components of social justice, socio-ecological transformation, and questions concerning the ASEAN region. Under these components, we focus on topics like Climate Justice, Food Sovereignty, Feminism, supporting social and political underrepresented groups, facilitating left political exchange.

Scope of work

The Communications Intern will team up with the Communications Officer to provide support in terms of Communications to the office as well as Regional Director/Project Management Team. Key tasks will be:

  • Providing support to Communications Officer in media management and content/products creation;
  • Supporting Communications Officer in attending project events/activities, translation and documentation, and related finance and admin tasks;
  • Supporting Communications Officer in preparing for important events/occasions;
  • Others tasks related to Communications and per special request from the Regional Director.

Expected qualifications

  • Basic experiences on communications and media management, content creation (with a focus on short video such as Instagram Reels or Tiktok, Youtube short)
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office, Adobe package (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Premiere)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Be creative with a can-do attitude at work;
  • Have interest in development work and social topics;
  • Good command of English and Vietnamese;
  • Open, honest, careful and good team work;
  • Open attitude for learning.

Working location and Honorarium

The successful candidate will be based at RLS SEA office in Hanoi fulltime (5 days/week) or parttime (2.5 days/week). Given the COVID-19 situation, the intern could choose to work from home no more than 50% of working time if working fulltime. The intern is eligible for 8 days annual leaves according to the Office rules of RLS SEA, and public holidays.

Internship at RLS SEA in Hanoi will receive an amount of 5,000,000 VND/month/fulltime or 2,500,000 VND/month/parttime allowance (including Personal Income Tax) during the internship period to support for basic stipend such as transportation and lunch.


RLS SEA would like to invite interested candidate to submit

  1. CV (in English), maximum 2 pages.
  2. A one-page summary presenting your communications works/products. They could be your writings, vlogs, videos, podcasts, photograph, design, whatever you did and feel most proud of.

Please send your application to the email address [email protected].

Deadline: 15th December 2021

We only consider applications meeting all above required conditions. Due to the high number of applications received, we will be only able to respond to successful applicants.

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