GCP Foundation - Lighting lives in Africa

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GCP Foundation

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GCP Foundation - Lighting lives in Africa
A shea nut lady smiling with her new solar light bulb provided by GCP Foundation, Northern Region, Ghana

Our internship program will provide you with an opportunity to work with an African Charity. Our interns work on daily marketing tasks, participate in marketing campaigns, prepare and host social networking events such as cocktail parties and webinars. Placed in small teams, you will be responsible for executing and monitoring critical segments of the business, comprised of programme management and sourcing NGOs and other partners to work with. You will be responsible for executing your tasks, while monitoring their impact and developing strategies to improve effectiveness.

What you will do

  • Sourcing NGOs and donors
  • Organizing and preparing for social networking events
  • Developing deal marketing materials
  • Managing database
  • Heading marketing/advertising Campaigns

What you will learn

  • Database management skills
  • Marketing materials and proposal preparation
  • High touch/hands-on communication skills
  • Confidence in communication
  • Presentation skills
  • Working with government agencies, such as USAID, DFID, FMO, Bio, and SWEDfund.
  • Understanding the non-profit sector

Professional Growth

  • Critical thinking
  • Organization skills
  • Leadership abilities
  • Negotiations
  • Account management
  • Networking skills
  • Professionalism in communication


  • 4 year degree
  • Good communication skills
  • Team oriented
  • Desire to learn
  • Ability to work independently

Ideal Candidate

  • Strong undergraduate academic record in Marketing, Advertising, Communication or related degree
  • Africa experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Entrepreneurial and Adaptable to change
  • Previous Africa or development related working experience preferred
  • Experience in fast-paced and multi-cultural working environment

All candidates must have wireless-enabled laptop computer or access to the internet.

More opportunities with GCP Foundation

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

Education & Literacy Environment International


We'll work with your schedule.


Oaklands New Mill LaneEversleyHook, RG270RAUnited Kingdom


  • Program Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Market Research / Analysis




  • Must be at least 21
  • We prefer minimum 5 hours per week
  • Must be fluent in English and computer literate

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