Call for application: Administrative and communication intern

Call for application: Administrative and communication intern

About the employer: 

ACDC (African Capacity Development Consulting) is an African-based consulting firm created in 2021 with the bold ambition to help accelerate the transformation of the African continent. It works across sectors to pull together the resources from public and private, national and international synergies to help in the economic, social and environmental transformation of the African continent. ACDC combines expertise from high-skilled and passionate Consultants and Researchers from Africa and Europe with several years of experience in delivering international development assistance and capacity-strengthening projects. It encompasses all the areas of expertise underpinning Africa’s transformation.

At ACDC, the uniqueness of our intervention approach resides in two pillars: Rigor, objectivity and critical thinking from the scientific research combined with the pragmatism, effectiveness and results-oriented mindset from the private sector. We are keen on using evidence from scientific research to guide our interventions and recommendations to our clients. We commit to give all our advice and recommendations after careful consideration of the most recent and compelling scientific evidence available in the field concerned. Multi-, inter-, trans-disciplinary research is the backbone of our working culture.

Job Type: General Support Staff

Work Location: Douala with occasional travels

Duration/Contract Type: 6 months

Job Type: Full-time

Unpaid with support for transport and catering

Job Description:
  • Responsible for administrative duties including phone coverage, calendar, ad hoc projects/presentations, filing, copying, travel arrangements, expenses, meeting prep, etc.
  • Be involved in all facets of confidential business: budgeting, salary information.
  • Interface daily with high level executives both internally and externally
  • Handle special events planning for meetings/conferences.
  • Assist with team projects as directed by supervisor and maintain various reports for division.
  • Serve as liaison between all internal departments to ensure effective communication.
  • Regularly update and monitor the website content; managing social media pages (Facebook, YouTube and Twitter)
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • University degree or student from a communication school, journalism, or previous experience in media organization, communication agencies, consulting firms etc.
  • Fluency in English and French;
  • Experience events organization, website management, social media for business purposes is an advantage;
  • Strong Writing Skills
  • Strong Organisational Skills
  • Strong Computer Skills
  • Ability to Research and Summarize Business Information
  • Microsoft Pack Office
  • Knowledge of Graphic Design Software a plus
  • Flexibility to travel and capacity to adapt in a challenging environment
Application procedures

The application, in a single PDF file, must include (i) a cover letter outlining clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position and (ii) a detailed CV, the position title must be indicated in the cover letter. ACDC offers an opportunity to strengthen the capacities of the interns and strong basis to develop a successful career in business consulting and/or international organisations.

The application should be sent to:


Closing date for applications: 30 July 2021

NB: Ne donnez pas d'argent pour obtenir un emploi

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