Internship - Social Media Assistant


TechAfghanistan is a new and upcoming technology magazine/publication in Afghanistan whose mission is to empower local audiences with valuable and relevant news and information products related to technology. These audiences include the academic community, technologists, ICT private sector, governing institutions and development agencies. Ranging from video tutorials to research papers, from short news articles chronicling international tech innovations that can be adapted to the local context, to data and events, TechAfghanistan aims to be the premier tech publication in the region.

We are currently constructing the website, identifying volunteer contributing writers from the local and international community, building partnerships with the relevant organizations, and setting up a small in-house studio for video production. To this end, we have a number of positions open for internships. We seek creative, hardworking and talented individuals who would like to gain crucial work experience in a professional environment. Tasks will be assigned with strict timelines and outputs. We are looking for motivated self-starters with big ideas and the discipline to see them through, who can work under tight deadlines and minimal supervision.


  • Work in conjunction with the Social Media manager to maintain strong relationships with our audience, brand partners, and sponsored representatives

  • Help maintain all social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google + LinkedIn) and managing corporate social media accounts

  • Work with Programme Managers and partners to support campaigns and initiatives

  • Seek opportunities to improve the use of social media and develop 'followers'

  • Manage and own the main responsibility for executional details, including campaign launch, trafficking, maintenance, reporting, creative rotation & optimization

  • Learn industry language & train on industry resources, such as competitive, syndicated research tools

  • Manage basic client interaction and communication, including obtaining approvals on the media, and other authorization documents

Skills / Requirements

  • Experience with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Google+

  • Articulate with social media messaging

  • Knowledge of basic social media engagement metrics

  • Detail oriented with excellent time management skills

  • Pro-active manner, team player, enthusiastic

  • Proficient with basic design

Application Process

Send your CV, cover letter and writing sample(s) to by 14th March, 2016

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Application deadline: 2016-Mar-14

Organization: TechAfghanistan

Sector: Media