africapractice welcomes professionals at all stages of their career. Students or recent graduates join as Associate consultants, whilst experienced professionals can join as Consultants, Senior Consultants, Associate Directors or Directors, depending on their skill set and level of experience.

If you are an outstanding individual who wishes to work within an organisation committed to growth and development in Africa, then we are interested to hear from you. Please view our current vacancies.

Location: London, United Kingdom

Period: 3 months (renewable)

Start date: 06 May 2019

Type of contract: Full time, paid internship

 The Company

africapractice is a strategic advisory firm, operating at the nexus of industry and government. We supply insights and advocacy solutions to corporations, investors, governments and foundations in Africa, enabling them to see more clearly and engage with confidence to realise their goals.

Guided by our vision - an influential and prosperous Africa, inspiring the world – we equip organisations to deploy capital and execute development programmes at scale.

Our solutions are rooted in a deep appreciation of stakeholders and a conviction that sustainable performance depends on building trust, respecting the environment, solving social problems and creating opportunity.

Our clients are among the largest institutions and investors on the African continent. We help them to manage complex relationships with demanding and critical audiences including regulators, media, capital markets, customers and suppliers.

 We are seeking a full-time intern to join our team in London.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyse media coverage and stakeholder sentiment on key issues and themes relevant to our clients in Anglophone and Francophone press and social media;
  • Produce thoughtful analysis on selected topics and themes;
  • Conduct research and develop high quality data-driven briefing notes to inform client work and business development;
  • Conduct in-depth open source intelligence research to inform client work;
  • Draft articles, thought-pieces and intelligence updates for internal team and client audiences;
  • Continuous monitoring of political and commercial events across Africa;
  • Support with other client accounts and business development activities as directed.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 degree in social sciences, humanities or other relevant subject
  • Languages: Professionally fluent written and spoken English and French. Portuguese an advantage
  • Excellent communications and digital skills
  • Good grasp of current political and economic matters - keen interest in current affairs and curiosity about commercial developments in Africa
  • Strong digital skills – Boolean query construction, familiarity with social media engagement and analytics
  • Confidence working in a dynamic, fast-paced consulting environment and excellent time management and prioritisation skills

Do you want to join a purpose-driven and ambitious company? Please send us your CV together with a covering letter explaining why you think you are suited to this position. Please specify your availability and send the application with the reference ‘Intern, London’ to Modiri Nlanda, Group HR Manager at .







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