JSI Research and Training Institute. Inc. (JSI) is public health organization that is committed to improving the health and well-being of un...

Internships in Zambia at JSI Research and Training Institute. Inc

JSI Research and Training Institute. Inc. (JSI) is public health organization that is committed to improving the health and well-being of underserved and vulnerable people and communities throughout the world, and to providing an environment where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause. JSI seeks highly qualified and accomplished public health leaders and staff for its United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded District Coverage of Health Services (USAID DISCOVER-Health) Project. The five-year USAID DISCOVER-Health project aims to improve the lives of Zambians by ensuring equitable access to and use of high-quality HIV, maternal new born and child health (MNCH), family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) services and products at the district and comrnunity levels. The project utilizes and sustains a health model that maximizes the relative strengths of the public and private sectors to deliver health products and services that reach all beneficiaries and consumer markets.

JSI is recruiting for the following positions:

Position: Social Marketing Intern (2)

Period: Internship for six months
Location: Lusaka


This position is part of USAID DISCOVER Health’s youth leadership initiative and is intended to provide an opportunity for young professionals to be part of a team that works to bring about social impact through promotion of innovation in business. The Social Marketing interns will rotate between the three units of: sales and distribution: social behaviour change communication (SBCCE): and social marketing research.

Duties and responsibilities include the following:
Social Behaviour Change Communication
  • Conduct Media monitoring and compilation of Media monitoring reports
  • Assist in identifying SBCC opportunities and coordinating SBCC events
  • Oversee brand visibility in outlets. project sites by ensuring that Marketing’Behaviour Change
    Communications materials are available: and
  • Identify and document success stories
Sales and Distribution
  • Assist with summarising the retailer classification/verification exercise data
  • Assist with profiling territories and traders
  • Help in coming up with a draft branding and national presence strategy (outlet branding guidelines/social media marketing plans)
  • Work with Sales and Distribution officers for local sales and distribution
Social Marketing Research
  • Assist in writing abstracts for each research conducted so far
  • Participate in data collection and analysis activities
  • Assist in monitoring the Project sales dashboard
  • Holder of BA Marketing. Commerce and or business Administration
  • Graduate from a recognised University in Zambia
  • Able to work for the project for a period of one year
Please send e-mail applications with the position you are applying for in the subject line to:
Please send hardcopy applications. with the position clearly marked on the envelope to: jobs_discoverh@zm.jsi.com
The Project Director. USAID DISCOVER-Health Project, 4S/SB Incito Office Complex, Reedbuck Road,
Kabulonga, P.O. Box 51185, Lusaka, Zambia.
Please be advised that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Closing date: Friday 1st December, 2017

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