CLOSED: Communications Intern


The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) founded in 1999, is a global civil society movement working to end the education crisis. GCE members bring together civil society organisations, NGOs, teacher unions, child rights activists, parents’ associations, young people and community organisations who work together in coalition in nearly 100 countries. GCE promotes education as a basic human right, mobilises the public to put pressure on governments and the international community to fulfil their promises to provide free, compulsory, high quality public education for all.

Short description

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) is seeking to recruit for the following position: Communications Intern.

GCE is celebrating this year its 20th anniversary. The movement started in 1999 by a few organisations rapidly grew to a worldwide network. The intern will support the Communications team by leading the 20th anniversary project, including but not limited to liaising with members and founders of the movement, selecting and managing providers and organising the 20th anniversary launch event in Tunis. The position will be key to the success of the 20th anniversary celebration around the world.

Location: Johannesburg, SA

Salary Range: Internship stipend

Reporting to: Communications Officer and Head of Campaigns and Communications

Employment Type: Fixed-term internship with possibility of renewal, to commence ASAP until 31st December 2019

For further information about the requirements of the position, please download the full job description.


To apply for this position, please submit your application letter and a CV (2 pages maximum), including at least two references and links to relevant materials, to jobs[@] on or before the closing date: October, 13th 2019. Please indicate the job title you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

  • GCE is an equal opportunity organisation and everyone is encouraged to apply.
  • Please note that due to high volumes of applications that we receive, only complete applications will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • GCE reserves the right to shortlist and interview on a rolling basis and in that case the job advert may be withdrawn at any time from job sites without notification.



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