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Opportunities For Women #40

Compiled by Zulu Uwolloh, Toluwanimi Ademola-Sunday and Nkem Adigwe

Photo by Jeffery Erhunse on Unsplash

Hello, beautiful. It has been an eventful week, hasn’t it?

Well, I can assure you that just very soon your consistency, resilience and hard work will be rewarded with the right job and opportunity. We hope you get access to this opportunity by reading our curated list of opportunities and resources. Have an awesome read!

JOBS, APPRENTICESHIPS AND INTERNSHIPS

English-Arabic/Arabis-English Translator at IREX

Link: https://jobs.jobvite.com/irex/job/oz8YjfwI

The Role:

IREX seeks English-Arabic/Arabic-English translators to work remotely from their home base. Selected translators will be responsible for simultaneous transcription/translation of radio and television news and non-news programs and consecutive translation during training sessions. This includes news bulletins and summaries, as well as current — affairs, magazines and feature programs. Preferred candidates will ideally have experience providing services to media clients, as well as knowledge of the terminology used in media reporting and programming. Candidates should be able to process information quickly and concisely and recognize sensitive cultural differences. The position may include support for multiple media development programs. If at some point, international travel is allowed and the safety conditions met there is a possibility for the translator to accompany the trainer consultants and attend training in person in Istanbul, Turkey. No travel to Syria is required.

Deadline: Not Stated.

Internship Program at Fatima Al-Fihri Open University

Link: https://www.alfihri.org/jobs/internship-program-2022

The Role:

Fatima Al-Fihri Open University (FAOU) Internship Programs are open every 3 months for youth around the world to join the working force, it’s an opportunity that offers professional experience within an international team. This program has been active since 2017 and by today we have hosted more than 400 interns coming from 93 countries. It’s a unique experience, which allows youth to work online, remotely, with all flexibility, while studying or working. The program is not paid, and there is no fee to apply!

Deadline: 14 August, 2022

Speechwriter & Communications Advisor to the Director-General at World Trade Organization

Link: https://wto.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/CWR/Speechwriter---Communications-Advisor-to-the-Director-General_JR101054

The Role:

WTO seeks a speechwriter & communications advisor to the Director-General with a minimum of 8 years experience, preferably 10 years or more, in progressively senior communications roles, preferably in government, the private sector or international organizations.

Deadline: 17 August, 2022.

Graduate Trainee at Welsoleit Limited

Link: https://ng.indeed.com/job-description?jk=4b7a419eaebe3a5e&from=comp-individual-job&from=mobRdr&utm_source=%2Fm%2F&utm_medium=redir&utm_campaign=dt

The Role:

We are looking for a management trainee to help us develop and implement our growth strategies. This position is best suited for candidates who want to gain valuable experience in a managerial role with advancement potential.

During your traineeship, you’ll learn how to identify and apply important strategies and business processes. You’ll get to know the nuts and bolts of our company’s functions and operations and you’ll support our management team with daily tasks such as allocating budgets and crafting performance reports. To succeed in this role, strong analytical skills and effective communication are important management trainee qualifications you should have.

Deadline: Not Stated.

Multiple Positions at Commonwealth Young Professional Programme

Link: https://thecommonwealth.org/jobs/commonwealth-young-professional-programme-multiple-positions

The Role:

The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 56 independent and equal sovereign states. Its unique strength lies in the combination of its diversity and shared inheritance. The Commonwealth Secretariat in London is the principal intergovernmental agency of the Commonwealth and its backbone, promoting democracy, rule of law, human rights, good governance, and social and economic development.

Deadline: 8 August, 2022.

Digital Production Specialist at New Israel Fund

Link: https://www.nif.org/about/jobs-at-nif/digital-production-specialist/

The Role:

As NIF’s new Digital Production Specialist, you will be responsible for the production of the organization’s emails, maintenance of our website, and management of our digital database/CRM. You will play an important leadership role in other creative, technical projects. The Digital Production Specialist is part of the Digital Team within the Public Engagement (PE) Department.

Deadline: Not stated.

People Operations Associate at SumofUs

Link: https://boards.greenhouse.io/sumofus/jobs/6285535002?gh_src=7c247d022us

The Role:

SumOfUs is looking for a People Operations Associate to help us grow our team to win campaigns against corporations behaving badly. If you are excited about global economic justice, and if you are hungry to support an amazing team to thrive in a stable and supportive workplace, then this might be the role for you.

This role will primarily focus on supporting recruitment and hiring at SumOfUs, and maintaining the day-to-day work of the People Operations team. This role requires exceptional project management and organization to keep our work running smoothly, experience in hiring and recruitment, and a grounding in anti-oppression principles. This position is full-time, remote and can be undertaken by anyone between GMT -5 (East Coast Americas) and GMT +1 (Central European Time, West Africa Time).

Deadline: 21 August, 2022.

PROGRAMS, CONFERENCES, AND WORKSHOPS

Pitch-a-ton Africa 2022

Link: https://www.womenpreneur.ng/#register

Deadline: 12 August, 2022

YOUNGO Climate Finance Academy for Youth

Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe51U5L7Gx8yw6azsAO8UiGBuyXMw1Cf0JQzjhZ7dtofQkmcg/viewform

Deadline: 15th August, 2022.

Climate Change Negotiations for Young African Negotiators

Link: https://www.uneca.org/events/african-climate-policy-centre/climate-change-negotiations-for-young-african-negotiators

Deadline: 8th August, 2022

IPBES (Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services) youth workshop (19–23 October 2022)

Link: https://ipbes.net/notification/youth_workshop_2022

Deadline: 10th August, 2022

Afara Transitions Program

Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfJQzOCxVhYrApo_v9zBqezlKkh9zo6T6rTt7kRxwkySyyMog/viewform

Deadline: 10th August, 2022.

RESOURCES

Black Remote She LLC 7 Day Job Search Remote Course

Are you between the ages 18–25?

This is a FREE 7-day email course to help job seekers alleviate some of the anxiety and stress associated with the job search.

Link: https://www.blackremoteshe.com/email-course-for-job-seekers

My Career Professional on Instagram

HR Lady takes her followers through career development.

Link: https://www.instagram.com/myprofessionalagenda/

Interview with Adia Sowho, CMO of MTN Nigeria

An insightful interview with a professional for career tips.

Link: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy82ZjNlYjY2NC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw/episode/N2ViNGY0ZTItYzJlMC00OWI2LWFjNTUtMzZmYjJmNmY5YTJi?ep=14

Book: SPEAK TO WIN by Brian Tracy

One of the World’s premier speakers and personal success experts, Brian Tracy, reveals time-tested tricks for success.

The Writers

Chizulu Uwulloh

Zulu, named after Zulu Shofola, is a writer, avid movie watcher, and self-proclaimed bibliophile. She is proud to call herself a feminist and when she’s not editing for Sisterly HQ and watching travel vlogs on YouTube, she’s trying to save the world in her own little way. Connect with Zulu on Instagram and LinkedIn.

Toluwanimi Ademola-Sunday

Toluwanimi Ademola-Sunday is a law student at the University of Lagos, keen on international law and diplomacy. She is also a mental health advocate and an avid promoter of the SDGs. She is a devoted Christian who loves writing and a steward of a faith blog. Asides from being a wide reader keen on impact, she is attracted by the simple things of life and hopes to be able to represent African fashion brands later on. Connect with Toluwanimi on Instagram and LinkedIn.

Edited by Nkem Adigwe

Nkem is a final year law student. On the side, she is a research writer, content writer, legal research analyst and social media manager. She combines all of these roles effortlessly and looks forward to becoming an amazing lawyer. Connect with her on Instagram and LinkedIn.

Published by Yetunde Onafuye

Yetunde is a storyteller, podcaster, and a graduate student with interest in the social and political history of post-independence Africa. She’s also the co-lead editor at Sisterly HQ. In her free time, she reads and reviews books, engages in social volunteering, and watches tons of dramas and TV shows. Connect with Yetunde on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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