Intern: Shoko Festival

Deadline: 30 April 2017

About Shoko Festival
Shoko Festival is Zimbabwe’s biggest festival of urban culture. The vibrant 2016 edition of the festival saw over 10,000 young people attending the inspiring 3 day event of hip hop, comedy, live music and much more. The overall objective of Shoko Festival is to create an artistic platform that contributes to the development of young people in Zimbabwe through, promoting innovative urban culture, music and art, creating space for the free expression and artistic development of young people, providing youth with essential skills trainings and opportunities to help prepare them for various careers in the arts industry and pioneering a cutting edge movement in digital media and technology.

Main Focus of Intern: Learning how to coordinate a festival with all its different elements and processes.

The Shoko Intern will be working closely with the Festival Coordinator and learning all the essential skills of event and festival planning. It is very important that the candidate is sharp minded and thinks quickly on their feet. They must be well spoken, articulate and able to communicate effectively and diplomatically with people of varying backgrounds, as their role requires them to represent the Shoko Brand. They should welcome the challenge of learning new things and a good listener who can take direction well is very vital for this position. The candidate must have a pleasant temperament with a go getter attitude that thrives under pressure, as the closer to the festival, the more pressurized the work becomes. Being able to work within the deadlines provided is necessary and so is punctuality. An intelligent, engaged, energetic young person who seeks to expand their skills set and knowledge base, will do well in this position. NB: The intern must have access to a laptop.

Essential Duties
Managing the Coordinator’s diary; Assisting with Artists; Assisting with the schools program and mobilizing participants; Assisting with festival workshops and mobilizising participants; Social Media Management; Collecting stats and information for the Coordinator’s reports; Any other tasks the Coordinator requires assistance in.

Degree Qualifications in any of the following: Marketing, Hospitality, Humanities, Social Sciences, Communications.

Computer Knowledge Needed: Microsoft Office, Social Media Savvy.

Key Terms of Engagement
Position Title: Shoko Festival Intern
Hours Per Week: Mon to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Duration: Position commences 08 May until 31st October 2017
Location: Belgravia, Harare
Employer: Magamba Network
Fee: A transport allowance shall be provided

Recruitment Timeline:
Application closing date for CVs and Motivational Letters: Sunday 30 April 2017. Interviews to take place Thursday 4th May 2017

To apply
Candidates should submit their CVs and motivational letters to with the subject title “Shoko Intern”

Only serious candidates need apply

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Graduate Programme Interns (Mutare and Gweru): Students and Youth Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (Saywhat Organisation)

Deadline: 28 April 2017 (COB)
Two vacancies have arisen within the Students and Youth Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) to fill in the position of Graduate Interns. The interns will be based in Manicaland (Mutare) and Midlands (Gweru) Provinces. Candidates MUST be residents of Mutare and Gweru.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Provincial Coordinator, the intern’s duties and responsibilities will include: Assisting in the coordination of different project activities at district and provincial level; Collecting monthly data and statistics related to program activities; Developing and implementing district level work plans; Coordinating student and youth structures at provincial and district level; Participate in Provincial and District level strategic meetings with SAYWHAT stakeholders and partners; Assist in development of project and activity reports for monitoring and evaluation purposes; Work with college authorities and student structures to facilitate the implementation of various college based programs and activities; Perform any other duties assigned in pursuit of the SAYWHAT vision and mission


Degree in Development Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or any related social science qualification; At least 1 year work related learning within fields related to the internship; Other related professional qualifications will be an added advantage; Applicants MUST be below the age of 26 years.

To apply

Candidates who wish to apply for this position must send in their comprehensive CVs via email on and Indicate District of Choice in the Subject Line. Only short-listed candidates shall be called for interviews in their respective Provinces. Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Three (3) Graduate Interns: Culture Fund

Deadline: 13 April 2017

Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust, is a not-for-profit development organisation serving as an active social transformation agent working within communities through investments in innovative and sustainable creative sector capacities. A unique enabler within Zimbabwean society, the Culture Fund helps the mainstreaming of innovative solutions into sustainable development interventions. Over the last decade, the Culture Fund of Zimbabwe Trust (Culture Fund) has supported active development and progressive social change agents through more than 1,000 creative sector projects. The Fund has helped strengthen Community Based Organisations (CBOs) capacities, assisted women and youth empowerment interventions, enhanced community rights and livelihoods capacities, promoted peacebuilding in Zimbabwe and fostered citizen rights awareness among other programmes.

Funded by the by the Embassy of Sweden through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), CultureACTIONs is a three year (April 2017 – March 2020) programme with the overall objective to harness the transformative power of the Creative Arts to challenge retrogressive societal norms aiming at; reducing gender based violence (GBV) amongst women and girls aged between 15 and 44 years; raising climate change and environmental sustainability awareness within targeted communities, especially among children.

These Harare-based opportunities will see the successful candidates work closely with the Culture Fund’s team, providing support for CultureACTIONs’ programme. Culture Fund is seeking young graduates with a knowledge and keen interest in Project M&E, Bookkeeping and Administration, ICT and creative arts administration. The internship will offer unique experience in Gender Equality, Anti-Child Marriage and Climate Change advocacy.

A strong work ethic and industry best practice will also be imparted on the chosen graduate. While fostering a sense of professionalism, the internship is designed to help refine the writing, verbal and analytical skills of the intern, as well as honing practical knowledge of systems.  In addition to gaining valuable relevant experience, the internship is a steppingstone to establishing a career experience in women empowerment and climate change programmes. The intern will be challenged to contemplate matters relating to project implementation, logistics, financial management, marketing, monitoring and evaluation, data collection, analysis and reporting throughout a one year long opportunity.

To apply
Interested candidates should forward detailed Curriculum Vitae with a cover letter to:

Please make sure to put the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Confirmation of position is contingent on project partner funding. For more information about the Culture Fund, please click here