Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

Internship opportunity: Graphic Design Intern

January 24, 2019

The Non-Timber Forest Products – Exchange Programme Asia (NTFP-EP) is a collaborative, regional network of grassroots NGOs and peoples’ organizations that seek to build the capacity of forest-based communities in the sustainable management of forests, especially in the conservation and trade of non-timber forest products. NTFP-EP implements programs in six (6) Asian countries and maintains regional headquarters in Manila, Philippines.

NTFP-EP’s mission is to act as a catalyst in empowering local organizations towards sustainable management of forested landscapes and ecosystems and the right to access natural resources, livelihood, cultural identity and gender equality. NTFP-EP implements support programs on community conservation and resource management, indigenous food and health, tenure rights and governance and sustainable community livelihoods.  NTFP-EP manages a small grant facility and convenes a civil society forum in ASEAN to promote and secure community rights and safeguards in forestry, governance and small-medium forest enterprises.

In line with this, NTFP-EP is looking for a GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN

The ideal applicant should possess a good grasp of the use of basic graphic design elements. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing creative materials for various communication channels such as infographics, simple animation, and publication design.  A minimal budget for allowance to cover for transportation will be provided. Scheduled days in the office will be arranged.

Specific responsibilities

  • Work with the Communication and Knowledge Management Officer to develop and produce creative outputs
  • Collaborate with the creative team in producing visual elements of NTFP-EP’s online campaign
  • Contribute to NTFP-EP’s graphic design needs as they arise

Qualifications and skills

  • Currently course of study or ample background in Information Design, Marketing, Communication or any related field
  • Working knowledge in visual arts and design (graphic design, typography, production, film, photography, etc.)
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Passion for indigenous peoples and forests

Internship period: 20 weeks (5 months), can be extended, depending on the project.

Kindly email the following to with the subject [NTFP-EP Asia GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN] on or before February 28, 2019. All internships are scheduled to start on the second week of February.

  1. Resume and/or curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter addressed to THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

NTFP-EP values people from diverse backgrounds and works to create an open atmosphere of trust, honesty and respect. Harassment or discrimination of any kind – including that involving race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other similarly protected status – is unacceptable. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, lay-off, recall, termination and other terms and conditions of employment. This policy complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.