Youth Communications Intern

Job title: Youth Communications Intern
Location: Ho Chi Minh City
Starting Date: As soon as possible
Key Responsibility: Providing support to TT’s youth programme work
Reporting to: Youth Engagement Officer
Position Type: Vietnamese national post, part?time, 30 hours/week
Contract duration: 6 months, extendable based on performance

Background information:

Towards Transparency (TT) was established in November 2008 as a Vietnamese non?profit and non?state consulting company. In March 2009, TT became the official National Contact of Transparency International (TI) in Vietnam.

Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation working to stop corruption. TI works through National Chapters, National Contacts and other partners in more than 100 countries. Its international secretariat is based in Berlin, Germany. In Vietnam, TT has supported the TI Secretariat (TI?S) in Berlin in designing and executing the TI Vietnam Programme 2009?2012: “Strengthening Anti?corruption Demand from Government, Private Sector and Society”.

During the past three years, TT has received increasing recognition from national and international stakeholders as a key civil society actor in promoting transparency and accountability in Vietnam. In 2013, TI and TT are beginning the implementation of the next, ambitious phase of the TI Vietnam programme (2013?2015). This work will involve an expanded effort to encourage and support the engagement of civil society organisations, citizens (in particular the youth) and the business sector in addressing corruption. TI/TT will continue contributing to improvements of anti?corruption policy and its implementation through evidence? based advocacy and engagement with government stakeholders.

Currently, TT is looking for a young and motivated Vietnamese student to fill in the Intern position for its Youth project. Supervised by the Youth Engagement Officer, the Intern is expected to provide required supports to help ensuring smooth operation of the Youth project.


1. Support youth project

  • Regularly monitor and maintain regular communication with the YouthBox Channel teams in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Provide tracking and collect data supporting youth projects;
  • Assist with production of communication materials;
  • Provide translation and editing support, as necessary;
  • Carry out administrative tasks when required
  • Regularly produce and manage content; and interact with audiences of Facebook fan pages and YouTube pages to increase audience engagement
  • Participate I networking activities to increase presence of TT’s youth programme, as necessary;

2. Others

  • Support to conduct research for youth related data;
  • Support wider orgainzational communication work in TT, with consultation to Communication Officer;

Job Requirements

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good competencies in English;
  • Good communication, presentation and writing skills;
  • University degree or post-secondary degree (Social sciences, English, Public Administration, Development Studies, Communications, Arts & Design, etc...)
  • Prior volunteer experience will be a great advantage;
  • Experience in media production and editing is an asset;
  • Competency in Microsoft Office Software (MS Word, MS Excel, database) and e? mail; knowledge of interactive digital media production processes and software, taking photo, computer graphics (Photoshop) will be a strong advantage.

Personal qualities:

  • Strong and demonstrated interest and motivation to anti-corruption;
  • A reputation for and commitment to integrity and honesty
  • Attentive to detail, diligent and reliable
  • Comfortable working to tight deadlines at a high level of quality
  • Open-minded and willing to learn and apply new concepts
  • A team player with strong interpersonal, inter-cultural and communication skills

Allowance, benefits and other information

  • VND 2,500,000 net/month
  • Priority to participate training, coaching opportunities arranged by TT and YBO, nationally and internationally;
  • Coaching on social media management;

Interested candidates should send their application (motivation letter, CV and contact details of 2 references) in English to [email protected].

If candidate have personal/professional weblog, website and Facebook page that you want to introduce, please insert hyperlink to these pages in your attached CV.

The application should be sent as attachment(s) and clearly marked “Youth Communications Intern” in the subject of the email.

The closing date for applications: 4th September 2014

Tentative interview schedule: 9th September 2014

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Towards Transparency (TT)
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2014-09-04