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Background/IRC Summary:  The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 30 years, and manages and delivers large, complex programs to meet the needs in health, education, protection, environmental health and livelihoods for displaced, poor and disaster affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and currently works in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces.

Job Overview/Summary:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading global relief and development organization, working in 42 countries worldwide. Established in Pakistan for over 30 years, IRC manages and delivers large, complex programs to meet needs in health, education, protection and livelihoods for displaced, poor and conflict-affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and currently works in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces.

Internship Overview/Summary: Under the supervision of the Communications Manager, she/he will be responsible for ensuring day to day operations in accordance with IRC policies and procedures.

Learning Areas:

  • Build understanding of IRC Communications and branding guidelines.
  • Learn how to design artwork for organization’s communication, visibility products i.e. brochures, flyers, reports, infographics, souvenirs, giveaways, banners and other outdoor and venue branding material.  
  • Assist in the research and writing of briefing and training materials.
  • Assist in preparing press releases for all events organized by the IRC.
  • As needed, assist the Communications Manager with external and internal communications materials (e.g. media stories, photographs and newsletters).
  • Build effective skills of teamwork by providing support to the Communications Manager in tasks such as archiving IRC artwork, photos and video data and coordination during or before events.
  • Education: Fresh Graduate (Bachelors (Hons) in Social Sciences, Mass Communications, Graphic Designing or any other relevant disciplines)
  • A basic knowledge of graphic designing and design software i.e. Abode. Illustrator, Corel and Inpage, is preferred.

Work Experience: Entry level.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong commitment to IRC’s vision, mission, and values.
  • Advanced Skills Using Adobe CS6, CC or Creative Suite.
  • Expert with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, In Page and In Design.
  • Able to produce print ready artwork in allotted time frames.
  • Basic know-how of designing Logos and Corporate Identities.
  • Basic understanding of Branding.
  • Ability to do Illustration like Digital Painting, Sketching, Characters Illustration, 2D , 3D Animation.
  • Should be able to Write Urdu using In Page.
  • Must be able to adapt to the creative story board provided to design the artwork.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Have an established aesthetic outlook towards his/her work.
  • Able to work in a diverse environment.

Required Tools

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design)
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Prezi
  • Adobe Premiere
  • In-Page
  • Sketch-book Pro
  • Adobe After effects and 3D Max would be a plus
  • Language Skills:  Must be fluent in Urdu & English languages both written and spoken.

The IRC Core Values and Commitments;

·         The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons.

IRC is committed to ensuring that IRC staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the IRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

o   Level of interaction with children: Frequent direct contact with children

IRC ensures that its staff must actively practice the roles and responsibilities related to client responsiveness, accountability to people in affected communities and must have competencies to solicits and listens to feedback and other’s perspectives, responds to feedback with maturity and sensitivity and takes appropriate decisions and makes changes to behavior or actions in response to feedback.

IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment.

Gender Equality:

IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment. Women candidates and differently abled persons are highly encouraged to apply

Women candidates and differently abled persons are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
2 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Department:
International Rescue Committee
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Career Level:
Entry Level
Minimum Experience:
Fresh
Apply Before:
Jan 17, 2020
Posting Date:
Jan 03, 2020
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