Entry Date Aug 16 2017 // News, Opportunities, Vacancies

Internship Opportunity : Communication and Membership

The East African Women in Business Platform (EAWiBP) is a forum that brings together businesswomen from across the East African Community (EAC). Its membership and Steering Committee
comprises of; national apex bodies/ associations/ networks of business-women (including associations of women formal and informal cross-border traders); professional women associations; and civil
society organisations working to promote business-women and women’s socio-economic advancement. Drawing its mandate from the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community,
particularly under Article 121 and 122, the EAWiBP is inspired by its vision of becoming “A Women’s Centre of Excellence for Intra and Extra-EAC Trade”. Its mission is; “Position and Catalyze
the Participation of Women in the EAC’s Integration Process” The platform pursues the following strategic objectives and results;
1. Increased effective participation of women in business in the EAC integration processes.
2. Improved economic contribution of women in business in the EAC Partner States.
3. Increased progression of women-owned enterprises in the EAC from informal to formal status.
The Platform’s key beneficiaries are; national women business and professional associations and their members, cross border traders (including informal traders), small holder farmers and their
associations, women-owned/run Micro, Small and Medium sized Entrepreneurs (MSMEs) and large enterprises; and their national associations. EAWiBP has positioned itself as a women’s Regional Platform and now aims to build on its achievements by recruiting a Communication and Membership Intern.

Applicants should submit their application, clearly indicating how they meet the requirements of the position, plus a detailed CV, stating their current position, remuneration, email and telephone contacts
and 3 references. Your application should be sent via email to ngitonga@eabc-online.com; and recruitment@eabconline.com; to reach EABC by 21st August, 2017.

For more information see the Terms of Reference below

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