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Visual Communication Assistant

 

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Visual Communication Assistant

 

Baan Dek Foundation (BDF) is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious organization based in Bangkok & Chiang Mai. BDF supports access to essential services for more than 1,500 vulnerable children and their families living in construction sites and slums. Through specifically tailored educational programs and flexible individual support, BDF protects endangered children, enables families to become self-sustainable and provides opportunities for a better future.

Job Description

Job Title

Visual Communication Assistant

Type of Contract

Internship position, 3-6 months
(a certificate can be awarded at the end of the internship)

Department

Impact and Innovation

Location

Chiang Mai, Thailand (Bangkok also can be considered)

Expected Start Date: 

ASAP

 

 

Responsibilities of the advertised position:

BDF is seeking an intern to help support the communications team in their daily work. The position will work under the direct supervision of the Communication Coordinator as part of the Impact and Innovation Team. The main responsibilities of this role will include the following

Role and responsibilities include - but are not restricted to:

  1. Support the communication teams on graphic design/visual communications. Examples include:
      • Video editing related to specific projects: i.e. editing a set of e-training videos for BDF staff
      • Photography: photograph daily activities and program implementation. Create a photo database based on current needs
      • Graphic design: create posters, leaflets, flyers, boards, illustrations, etc.
      • Product/packaging design: support social business needs

 

  1. Support the Impact and Innovation team in day-to-day projects.
  2. Participation in local projects developed by the Baan Dek Foundation: Support the team with field activities dedicated to the development of children’s self-expression and creativity.

 

 

 

Required skills:

Nationality:  Thai  (or any legal resident of Thailand.  We are unable to provide a visa and work permit for this role).

 

Language: Native Thai, fluent spoken and written English (knowledge of Thai-Yai, Burmese or Khmer considered an asset).

 

Qualifications: Preferably a degree in Graphic Design or other related discipline.

Students who are currently studying in a relevant field and who would like to use this internship for school credit or experience are also welcome.


Working knowledge: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere and others).


Professional experience in graphic design, videography, photography and illustration is strongly recommended.


Experience with children, non-profit organizations, or in the humanitarian sector is considered an asset.
 

Other skills:

  • Dynamic, creative, and demonstrates proven skills to work and engage with children.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multicultural team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to provide and receive positive criticism in a sensitive manner.
  • Highly motivated, flexible and interested in humanitarian missions.
  • Reliable and respectful of local culture.

 

Working hours: Full time - Monday to Friday with occasional weekend + evenings.

Salary & Compensation: compensation for accommodation can be provided if needed.

 

 

How to Apply:

Please send all applications in English (CV/personal portfolio/cover letter/2 professional references) via e-mail to: Magdalena Dolna (communication@baandekfoundation.org).

In the subject line of the email please write “Visual Communication Assistant - (Your Name)

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview in English. Baan Dek Foundation (BDF) is an equal opportunity employer that selects candidates based on merit. To comply with BDF’s Child Protection Policy, the selected candidate will be requested a copy of his/her criminal records. The successful applicant will be expected to comply with BDF's Child Protection Policy.

Closing date for applications: None

More details on Baan Dek Foundations projects on www.baandekfoundation.org

Contact : communication@baandekfoundation.org


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