Internship: Digital Communications Assistant

Batu Maung, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia · Open · 25 May 2018


We are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active person to help drive the digital and social media strategy of the CGIAR Research Program on Fish ("FISH"), which is led by WorldFish. We need someone to support our digital communications, build up the social media presence of FISH, drive traffic to websites and amp up our content.

You will be a self-starter, unfazed by the technical content of the work and adept with new technologies. This is a tremendous opportunity for you to develop your experience in a dynamic communications department in an international research organization. Based in Penang, Malaysia, you will also get the chance to interact with other communications professionals and collaborate with staff in the regions, in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. There may be the opportunity for some travel to each of these regions.

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Qualifications and skills



This position will be based in Penang, Malaysia. The successful candidate should be available to commence the internship as soon as possible, for a period of 12 months. This position is open to Malaysians and international applicants.

Our commitment

WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture and experience are valued. We support individual performance and potential in achieving our organizational goals and mission. We are an equal opportunities employer and professionals from developing countries are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

The application process is rolling. Interested applicants are invited to submit the following information online by 25 May 2018:

Screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may be asked to complete a short writing test. Applicants to the previously advertised version of this position need not apply.

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