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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:

  • 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

Management and Support:

  • 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
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.

Other 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.

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.

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:

  • 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:

Essential: 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

Other 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.

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Arts Intern (Lagos)

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 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:

  • 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:

Essential: 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

Other 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.

Executive Assistant Intern

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • The British Council in Nigeria works in three strategic business areas; Arts and Culture; English; Education. We are looking to recruit interns to join our Business Support Services (“BSS”) Unit which will provide general administrative support to the Country Director, the senior leadership team in Nigeria and the Company Secretary in Lagos.
  • The BSS unit provides products or services to frontline teams. Those products or services are in turn utilised to create deliverables for the external customer.

 The BSS unit focuses on:

  • Strategic decision making which involves other business units and BSS as a whole
  • Ensuring all logistics and administrative support are provided as at when required
  • Negotiating deliverables with the preferred suppliers and approved suppliers; and
  • Driving down costs and creating efficiencies across the business.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Country Director (“CD”) and the Company Secretary the intern duties will include:

  • Attending to selected high level visitors to the country directorate, providing advice and support to teams on processes and priorities.
  • Scheduling of meetings as will be directed by the CD and the Company Secretary
  • Managing of the Country Director’s calendars and ensuring meeting prioritisation.
  • Managing of correspondence on behalf of the CD and the Company Secretary to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Responding to emails and letters on requests for British Council engagement, sponsorship, partnerships, attendance at events and meetings
  • Organising internal meetings and workshops including logistics planning

Learning and Development Opportunities:

  • General understanding of the work and mission of the British Council (and international, not-for-profit organisation) and how it contributes to the development of the Nigeria’s prosperity and stability
  • Insight and hands-on experience in administrative functions, contact management and stakeholder management in a formal setting
  • Becoming familiar with working in an International Organisation and in a multicultural environment

Management and Support for the Role:

  • The intern will report to the Company Secretary based in Lagos. S/he will be expected to work closely with other members of the Nigeria Country Leadership Team (SLT).
Qualification and Requirement:

Essential: The ideal candidate should:

  • Be a recent graduate (graduated within the last 4 years) with excellent organizational 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 Outlook, Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Have good organisation, time management and scheduling skills
  • Be confident in communicating with senior stakeholders on behalf of the Country Director and senior team.

Desirable:

  • Proven work experience as an Administrative Officer, Administrator or similar role and ideally Executive Assistant experience

Other 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.
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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.

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:

  • 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

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.
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

Other 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.

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Marketing Intern (Abuja)

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:

  • 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

Management and Support:

  • 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
Qualification and Requirement:

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.

Other 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.

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Deadline: December 31, 2022

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