Background & Description

Position Objectives: The Foundation is looking for an intern from 6 January 2020 onwards. This intern will support the HSF Pakistan team in all tasks related to program management and online PR.

Job Description:

  • Preparation of engaging social media posts, especially on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Helping with the organization of and participation in political project activities
  • Participation in the organization of visit programs as well as execution of post-program activities
  • Participation in accounting and statistical evaluation of events
  • Translations Urdu-English
  • Clerical work and other administrative and communication tasks
Requirements and Skills

Qualifications Required:

  • University degree or enrollment in Social Science, Humanities or similar (after completion of min two years of studies)
  • Vast experience in managing social media accounts
  • Interest in the development sector and political development of Pakistan
  • Academic or work experience in research
  • Ability to work conceptually, strategically, and systematically, both independently and as part of a team
  • Good knowledge of different software including Microsoft Office
How to Apply

Application Documents Required:

  • Motivational letter in English (max one A4 page)
  • CV in English (max one A4 page)
  • Copies of supporting documents, such as university degrees, job certificates, or work samples in English (max five A4 pages)
  • Three (3) sample tweets and one (1) sample Facebook post on Pakistan Independence Day (max one A4 page)

                          

The application must be submitted as one (1) single pdf file and send by e-mail to islamabad(at)hss.de  

All shortlisted candidates will be contacted by HSF by 20 December 2019. HSF strongly encourages women to apply. The intern will receive a stipend to help offset expenses.

Please note that incomplete or incorrect applications cannot be considered, and kindly refrain from enquiries pertaining to the current status of the application process.

 

About Organization

Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) is Pakistan’s distinguished partner on good governance, the rule of law, and contacts with Germany. The German political foundation stands for a comprehensive approach in the field of development cooperation, and it has been active in Pakistan since 1983.

Since then, HSF has been collaborating with the secretariats of both parliamentary chambers as well as with research institutes, think-tanks, and universities for the purpose of strengthening democratic structures in Pakistan.

Today, HSF is regularly involved in activities all over the country with a focus on the federal capital Islamabad, and the provincial capitals of Karachi, Lahore, Quetta and Peshawar.