British Council Graduate Internship Program 2023

The British Council is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

The British Council is committed to supporting all staff to make sure their behavior is consistent with this commitment. We create a friendly environment for our staff and high incentive. 

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the British Council Graduate Internship Program 2023. See below.

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • The British Council would like to offer students / graduates an experiential learning opportunity to gain real world experience through an internship programme.
  • The practical experience an intern gains is expected to complement the theoretical knowledge he/she has gained during their studies.
  • The intern is expected to both learn from and contribute to the workplace during the internship period, in turn providing an opportunity to increase employability skills.
  • An outcome being that students and graduates are more employable and successful because of the skills they acquire.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the respective Regional Senior Marketing Managers, you will support with social media management and content generation for Arts, Education and English Programmes in Nigeria.

Duties will include:

  • Monitoring, uploading content and manage basic enquiries across on social media platforms
  • Develop creative & engaging social media and content strategies
  • Work with Marketing manager for the planning and promotion of content
  • Supporting campaign management and optimisation across multiple channels
  • Assist Email management and optimization
  • Recommend improvements to increase performance on the British Council Nigeria website
  • Developing tools and methods for collecting data such as surveys, opinion polls or questionnaires
  • Provide support with the planning and hosting of marketing events
  • Collecting and analyzing data to identify consumer trends
  • Researching emerging marketing strategies, evaluating consumer opinions, and proposing actionable adjustments to current strategies accordingly
  • Any other task as reasonably requested by the Marketing Manager, a senior member of the marketing team

Learning and development opportunities for the intern:

  • General understanding of the work and mission of the British Council and how it contributes to the development of the Nigerian
  • Insight and hands-on experience in planning and implementing digital campaigns for an Arts, Education and English Programmes
  • Gaining useful office experience and the opportunity to contribute to marketing campaigns
  • Networking opportunities.
Qualifications and Requirements:

Essential: The ideal candidate should:

  • Be a recent graduate (graduated within the last 4 years) with excellent organisational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Familiarity with social media strategies and platforms
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills in English
  • Be computer literate with a high degree of proficiency in the use of MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivating
  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Have an interest in different marketing techniques in digital media and social media marketing
  • Experience with content creation a plus, even if not professionally.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of social media trends and social networking tools
  • Experience with creating content for the web such as blogging or video blogging would be an added advantage.

Management and Support for the role:

  • The intern will report to the Regional Head of Marketing, Cultural Engagement, Sub-Saharan Africa, based in Lagos.
  • S/he will be expected to work closely with other members of the Cultural Engagement Marketing team

Requirements:

  • All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in country of application.
  • The British Council will not facilitate/sponsor visa applications and work permits.

Remuneration and benefits

  • The intern will be paid equivalent N130,000 per month
  • Health Insurance (HMO) will be provided for interns who are on 6 months or more
  • Group Life Insurance will be provided for all interns during throughout the duration of their internship.

2023 ONGOING JOBS

Business Support Services Intern

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

With the support of the Facilities Manager (Kano and Abuja) the intern duties will include

  • Provide support to the security team
  • Provide support to the IT team
  • Provide support to the administrative team
  • Provide support to the Information management team
  • Provide support to the Facilities Team
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Maximum of 4 years post-NYSC in any field of study
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer proficiency in the use of MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint.

Desirable:

  • Excellent  customer service skills

Management and Support for the role:

  • The intern will report to the Facilities Manager for Abuja, and Kano. S/he will be expected to work closely with other members of staff.

Duration: 12 months 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • The intern will be paid equivalent N130,000 per month
  • Health Insurance (HMO) will be provided for interns who are on 6 months or more
  • Group Life Insurance will be provided for all interns during throughout the duration of their internship.

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Finance Intern

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

The Finance team is looking to engage interns to support the financial control team in carrying out basic tasks that will support them in gaining field experience and learn essential industry skills. The intern will have the opportunity to put to practice their accounting knowledge and skills in a professional setting as they gain more experience to further their career in the field.

Disability Confident Employer

The British Council holds a badge of recognition and a certificate which qualifies our organisation as a Disability Confident employer. This is one way we are trying to reflect our values and ensure all aspects of our work are open and inclusive for people with disabilities.

The British Council is committed to promoting inclusion of persons living with disabilities across our operations. We do not have adequate representation in Polio Survivors and People Living with Albinism at the moment and we would like to change this. We strongly welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates who meet the essential criteria.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the Senior Financial Accountant (SFA), the duties will include but not limited to:

  • finance administrative support
  • support AP and AR accountant
  • support in filling monthly tax returns with relevant tax authorities
  • prepare financial documents and journal entries for accuracy
  • all other tasks as may be assigned by the SFA

Learning and development opportunities for the intern

  • The intern will have an opportunity to gain hands-on accounting experience and learn about the various aspects of the accounting function in a multinational organisation
  • Develop a whole new set of cross-disciplinary skills for your future career.
  • Becoming familiar with working in an International Organization and in a multicultural environment
  • Introduction and experience working with SAP
Qualification and Requirement:

Essential: The ideal candidate should:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Basic knowledge of MsWord and MsExcel
  • Interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication
  • The ability to be discreet when handling sensitive financial information
  • A willingness to learn
  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Desirable:

  • Experience in development of statistics, charts in Excel

Management and Support for the role:

The intern will report to the Senior Financial Accountant based in Lagos. S/he will be expected to work closely with other members of the Finance team.

Duration: 6 months 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • The intern will be paid equivalent N130,000 per month
  • Health Insurance (HMO) will be provided for interns who are on 6 months or more
  • Group Life Insurance will be provided for all interns during throughout the duration of their internship.

Arts Intern

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

The British Council would like to offer students / graduates an experiential learning opportunity to gain real world experience through an internship programme. The practical experience an intern gains is expected to complement the theoretical knowledge he/she has gained during their studies. The intern is expected to both learn from and contribute to the workplace during the internship period, in turn providing an opportunity to increase employability skills. An outcome being that students and graduates are more employable and successful because of the skills they acquire.

Disability Confident Employer 

The British Council holds a badge of recognition and a certificate which qualifies our organisation as a Disability Confident employer. This is one way we are trying to reflect our values and ensure all aspects of our work are open and inclusive for people with disabilities. 

The British Council is committed to promoting inclusion of persons living with disabilities across our operations. We do not have adequate representation in Polio Survivors and People Living with Albinism at the moment and we would like to change this. We strongly welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates who meet the essential criteria within this group.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of Arts Project Managers, the intern(s) duties will include:

  • General support with organizing events
  • Data collection and reporting for events to support British Council corporate Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks.
  • Updating and managing the contact database for all art contacts
  • Assist in the completion of project reports
  • Any other task as reasonably requested by the Project Manager or a senior member of the team

Learning and development opportunities for the intern

  • General understanding of the work and mission of the British Council and how it contributes to the development of the Nigerian Creative Economy
  • Insight and hands-on experience in monitoring and evaluation of large-scale projects, contact management and arts management in a formal setting
  • Becoming familiar with working in an International Organization and in a multicultural environment
Qualification and Requirement:

The ideal candidate should:

  • Be a recent graduate (graduated within the last 4 years) with excellent organisational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Be computer literate with proficiency in the use of MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Have an interest in project planning and implementation

Desirable:

  • Experience in development of statistics, charts in Excel and Web 2.0 tools.
  • Experience in organising local and/or international events
  • Experience working with artists or within the arts space
  • Experience in managing mailbox; attending to queries in a professional and timely manner

Duration: 6 months 

Remuneration and benefits:

  • The intern will be paid equivalent N130,000 per month
  • Health Insurance (HMO) will be provided for interns who are on 6 months or more
  • Group Life Insurance will be provided for all interns during throughout the duration of their internship.

Finance Analyst

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

The role will support the Financial Planning and Analysis Lead in providing professional guidance in Financial Planning and Analysis, supporting country Business Development Managers and programme / operational delivery managers, and providing assurance on the underlying business financial performance.

The post holder will support the analyses and interpretation of short-term and long-term financial and operational plans through management information reporting, analysis and review of financial trends, and impact assessment to support and enable informed business decisions.

Main accountabilities but not limited to the following:

Planning, forecasting and budgeting:

  • Support the planning process for Nigeria operations, challenging submissions and identifying synergies and ensuring delivery to deadlines.
  • Provide clear summaries of Nigeria operations planning / forecasting information.
  • Support FP&A Lead in the planning and rolling re-forecasting processes to ensure that information obtained from these processes is complete and reliable.
  • Ensure plan and forecast data by the businesses are in line with approved guidelines and assumptions.
  • Support the FP&A Lead in developing reporting procedures and templates for regional and local use.

Management Reporting:

  • Provide clear, accurate and timely information on business performance against targets according to the reporting timetable and as otherwise directed.
  • Manage Nigeria operations management reporting for consolidation at Regional level for SBU leads and Executive Board.

Business Performance Management:

  • Participate in the reviews of financial performance with FP&A Lead and business leads by providing scenario analysis and financial support to forward planning decisions. 
  • Monitor cost allocation accuracy.
  • Assist individual managers in solving data hygiene / SAP issues.
  • Deliver outputs within corporate and regional timelines as requested by FP&A Lead.
  • Financial analysis:
  • Advise on specific business / operational financial issues around efficiency, product and business trends and KPIs.
  • Ad hoc analysis as requested for business insights (internal and external) leveraging relevant tools and applications to produce complete, timely, and accurate results.
  • Support preparation of financial papers (ratios, economic indices, subsidiaries budget performance, product analysis, trends and insights, etc.) for the Board of the subsidiaries, and other internal stakeholders.
  • Proactive value-adding analysis for insight and business decisions.
  • Development of tools to aid efficiency of data analysis and reporting.
  • Spool and analyse internal and external data to improve financial performance.
  • Regional and Functional Team Working:
  • Coach and support individuals and teams.
  • Ensure capacity building for members of the team.

Role specific knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years post-qualification experience with proven experience in similar role
  • Proven experience in data analysis and visualisation in line with best practice (practical knowledge of Microsoft Power BI required)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • ERP systems experience (transaction level and reporting
  • Delivery of results within a complex international structure and reporting to tight deadlines.                  
  • Working in virtual teams.
  • Able to relay complex financial information in an easy-to-understand way to support non-financial managers to deliver against financial performance indicators   
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Qualified accountant – ACA, ACCA
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Desirable:

  • Experience working with a Big 4 audit firm
  • Experience in the use of a wide range of analytics, planning, reporting, and visualization tools/applications
  • Experience using SAP
  • Experience delivering and supporting the implementation of stringent FP&A requirements to multi-disciplinary internal staff and external partners.
  • Direct experience of applying FP&A procedures within complex and high-risk operating environments to meet challenging contractual standards.
  • Demonstrable experience of thinking creatively to design / redesign business processes to make measurable step-change efficiency gains in collaboration with relevant manager/team lead
  • Master’s degree
  • CFA, CGMA, CIMA

Further Information

  • Pay Band – BRC-6-G
  • Remuneration: NGN 10,989,828.00  per annum
  • Some travel may be required but is not expected to be significant.
  • Language requirements: Strong written and oral English communication skills.
  • Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country the role is based.

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Deadline: March 8, 2023

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