Amref Health Africa

Amref Health Africa is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Partnerships Intern to join their dynamic fundraising team at their headquarters. This exciting role offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in international development and public health partnerships.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Administrative Support (25%):

  • – Assist in writing and editing proposals, concept notes, and reports
  • – Take detailed notes during internal and external meetings

2. Business Analysis & Partner Prospecting (50%):

  • – Conduct market research on potential partner organizations
  • – Identify and track funding opportunities
  • – Build a pipeline of corporate and foundation donor prospects
  • – Craft compelling introductory messages for potential donors
  • – Research relevant industry events for networking opportunities
  • – Explore partnership expansion opportunities

3. Knowledge Management (25%):

  • – Create profiles of foundation and corporate donors
  • – Support the development and analysis of partner surveys
  • – Research and report on current public health trends in Africa

Requirements:

Education:

  1. – Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (pursuing or recently completed) in International Development, Public Health, Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, Communications, or Political Science
  • – Relevant coursework in grant writing, research methods, or nonprofit management is a plus

Skills:

  • – Strong research and analytical skills
  • – Excellent writing and editing abilities
  • – Proficiency in information management and CRM systems
  • – Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • – Business acumen for identifying partnership opportunities
  • – Team collaboration and adaptability

Additional Qualifications:

  • – Knowledge of donor trends in international development
  • – Interest in public health and development in Africa
  • – Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • – Problem-solving skills and ability to provide research-based recommendations

What We Offer:

  • – Hands-on experience in international development fundraising
  • – Exposure to global health partnerships and strategies
  • – Opportunity to contribute to impactful public health initiatives in Africa
  • – Supportive and collaborative work environment
  • – Professional development and networking opportunities

This internship is an excellent opportunity for someone passionate about global health and international development to gain valuable experience in partnership management and fundraising. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, adaptable, and professional in all tasks and interactions.

Amref Health Africa is committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, especially those underrepresented in the international development sector.

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