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PROGRAM ASSISTANT (2 internship positions)

This is an exciting internship position within a fast growing international NGO. You will be working in our HQ in an international environment and will be responsible for the fundraising and the communication of the organization.

Main tasks:

  • organize fundraising events

  • support the administration in writing grant proposals

  • manage Kito Onlus crowd-funding initiatives

  • assist in the production of internal/external reports and documentation

  • follow and improve the communication of the organization through social networks, blogs, etc.

  • prepare presentations for internal and external audience

  • coordinate the advertisement of events and fundraising

  • other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Essential:

  • BA/BS in Communication, Social Sciences, Political Science, Development Studies or related field

  • fluency in written and oral English

  • fluency in written and oral Italian

  • high knowledge of MS Office and internet (blogs, social networks)

  • good interpersonal skills and team player

  • strong initiative and out-of-the-crowd thinking

  • commitment to Kito’s values

Desirable:

  • Master Degree in a related subject

  • fluency in another language

  • previous experiences in fundraising and/or NGOs

The position is ideal for recent graduates or enrolled in a master degree looking for an entry level experience in the field of project management, DRR, emergency relief and resilience. The incumbent will be working in a team of two interns either part- or full-time, under the supervision of the Grants/Program Coordinator and the overall guidance of the President of Kito Onlus.

Unfortunately, due to the small size of our business at the moment we are not able to provide compensation to our interns. Depending on the performance and upon funds availability there is the possibility to join a mission to the field with senior staff and eventually to receive a small living allowance after the first 3 months.

The Program Assistant is expected to start working on February 22, 2016 for an initial period of 3 months.

The deadline for applying for this position is February 20, 2016. Nevertheless, candidates will be evaluated on a rolling basis. 

To apply please send one-page curriculum and a one-page cover letter to Filippo Minozzi at fminozzi@kitoonlus.orgSubject line: PROGRAM ASSISTANT.