Jhpiego is seeking a dynamic and motivated Communication and Knowledge Management Intern to support the organization’s efforts in disseminating information, enhancing knowledge sharing, and contributing to communication strategies. The intern will work closely with the Communication and Knowledge Management Specialist to gain practical experience in the field of global health communication.

This is a Lilongwe-based position


Content Creation:

  • Assist in creating engaging and informative content for various communication channels, including social media, newsletters, and website updates.
  • Support the development of multimedia materials such as videos, infographics, and presentations.

Social Media Management:

  • Contribute to the organization’s social media presence by creating and scheduling posts, monitoring engagement, and keeping abreast of trending topics in global health.

Knowledge Management:

  • Organize and maintain knowledge repositories, ensuring that information is easily accessible to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the development and implementation of knowledge management systems and tools.

Event Coordination:

  • Assist in planning and coordinating events, workshops, and webinars related to communication and knowledge management initiatives.
  • Provide on-site support during events to ensure smooth execution.

Monitoring and reporting:

  • Monitor media coverage and trends related to global health and provide regular updates.
  • Contribute to the preparation of reports on communication and knowledge management activities.


  • Work collaboratively with internal teams to gather information and ensure alignment with organizational messaging.
  • Foster positive relationships with external partners, including media outlets and other global health organizations.

Required Qualifications

  • Recently graduated from a relevant Degree Program (Communications, Public health, Journalism, or a related field), with not more than 1 year’s experience in a similar position.
  • Strong writing and editing skills with attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and content creation tools.
  • Basic knowledge of global health issues is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and graphic design tools.

Preferred Qualifications

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

                           Please apply at www.jhpiego.org/careers

 Applicants must submit a single document for upload, including a cover letter, resume, and references.

                       For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to tough international child safeguarding standards.

Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans.


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