Remote Internship, Graphic Designer Intern

TRUST Consultancy & Development

About Trust Consultancy and Development

Trust Consultancy and Development is an independent research and third-party monitoring and evaluation (M&E) consultancy based in Gaziantep, Turkey, with two sister-companies, one in Islamabad, Pakistan and one in Erbil, Iraq. Trust provides a range of services and works with partner companies and NGOs in the MENA(T) region and beyond. Our work addresses the growing demand for high-quality research, third-party research, data collection, data analysis and capacity-building services. Our clients include international and national non-governmental organizations and donors, including UNICEF, UNFPA, OCHA, Expertise France, Global Communities, IRC, IMC, DCA, Save the Children, People in Need, World Vision, Norwegian Refugee Council, GIZ, USAID/BHA and ECHO. As a research and M&E company, we offer a unique perspective and can tap into a network of people working on the ground in real time on the issues we research. Currently, we are working in Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

To learn more about us, please feel free to visit: and

About the Internship Position

Trust is looking for a creative and talented graphic designer intern to join our media team and play a key role in providing graphic design, content creation, data visualization, and enhancing our online presence. Trust is looking for someone who is passionate about humanitarian and development work and who would like to intern with an organization working to make a difference. This internship is beneficial for a person who would like to know more about the humanitarian sector.

Trust offers an internship position as Junior Officer (JO) focusing on media i.e. graphic design, data visualization, website management, and social media management throughout the duration of the internship.

  • This is a 4–6 months remote, part-time/full-time internship.
  • During this internship, interns will go through various media and communication-related tasks in our organization.
  • This is an unpaid internship.


Before joining a team in Trust, the intern will have one week of administrative orientation. During the orientation week, interns will be introduced to Trust and have time to get to know one another. Even though Trust works primarily in a remote setting, we organize weekly social gatherings online, namely Trust Cafes!

Tasks and Responsibilities

Interns will be involved in some or all of the following tasks, depending on preferences, capacities, and projects we have in Trust at the time, which will be discussed and agreed upon with their line managers. Some of the tasks can include:

  1. Translate complex ideas into clear and engaging visual presentations
  2. Overseeing and updating the website
  3. Create well-detailed and engaging data visualization and infographic images.
  4. Managing the Trust’s social media, such as Facebook and LinkedIn, and executing social media strategy that reflects Trust’s vision, mission, values, and activities
  5. Developing and publishing creative content for social media accounts, including Facebook and LinkedIn
  6. Working to continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices and then acting on this information
  7. Design visually stunning PowerPoint presentations for internal and external use.
  8. Research and write informative, well-structured, and SEO-friendly blog posts
  9. Assisting in planning and compiling the monthly newsletter
  10. Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and strategies for promotion and communications
  11. Creating infographics, videos or other multimedia content
  12. Writing, editing and proofreading media material for use in different events
  13. Other (based on interns’ interests/experience and needs in Trust)

Candidate Profile and Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this position should:

  1. Hold a University Degree in a relevant field.
  2. Have 1-3 years of experience in design
  3. Must be able to use Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, photoshop), ability to use after effects would be an advantage.
  4. Be a fluent/native English speaker
  5. Have strong writing and editing skills for different purposes
  6. Have strong research skills
  7. Be able to work in a multicultural work environment
  8. Have prior experience with social media writing for an organization
  9. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


Trust Consultancy is a small but growing consultancy with great success since it was established in 2016. This is an unpaid internship; however, there are several benefits for our interns. The interns will:

  1. Gain hands-on experience in the areas of their interest (many of our interns were involved in projects during the first week they joined Trust).
  2. Benefit from various training programs Trust conducts with no fees. We have at least 1-2 training sessions a month. Some of the training we offer includes project management, program management, core humanitarian standards, Sphere, gender-based violence, and more. Please consult our website and Relief Web for more information about our training.
  3. Have a networking opportunity. During the internship, interns can communicate with stakeholders externally and internally (NGOs, donors, consultants). In addition, Trust has a LinkedIn Alumni group where all those who worked and still working in it join, so they keep communicating with each other for possible work/opportunities.
  4. Improve communication and presentation skills. Our interns will have the opportunity to manage internal and external webinars, arrange debates, and organize social events.
  5. Have possible opportunities for future employment with Trust, depending on individual performance and our organization’s needs. There will be opportunities to work with Trust after the internship; as an officer or technical consultant, full-time/part-time, or task-based assignments. Many of our current staff are/were NOHA students and now occupy key positions with Trust; some of them became project managers in less than a year.
  6. experience in external communication with external stakeholders;
  7. Enhance their public speaking skills as interns will manage webinars and meetings.


  1. We are a developing organization, and the intern will experience how to design systems, policies, and procedures.
  2. As Trust Consultancy is open to new ideas, this will be an excellent window to show your innovative initiative and to suggest what you think is good for the community and other NGOs.

How to apply

The application must include the following:

  • CV (preferred not more than 2 pages) and;
  • Cover Letter (maximum 1 page) expressing their interest in Trust

Candidates have to send their application to [email protected] with “Graphic Designer Intern – [First name] [Last name]” as the email subject. (For instance, “Graphic Designer Intern – Maya Mousa”)

The one-page Cover Letter shall clearly state the following:

  1. Education background: degrees, specialization and what country was the main focus of your studies
  2. Relevant experience: media, communication, humanitarian and development sector
  3. Motivations to Join Trust as an intern/junior officer
  4. Expectations to be met by the end of the internship
  5. What you can bring to Trust as an intern
  6. When you can/prefer to join Trust (15 Feb 2024 at the earliest and for how long (minimum 4 months to maximum 6 months). In exceptional cases, we might take 1 intern earlier than 15 Feb)
  7. Sectors of interest: health, education, shelter, protection, food security, livelihood, etc.
  8. Areas/theme of interest: cash and vouchers, displacement, gender, human rights, displacement, market system development, etc.
  9. Countries/regions you prefer to focus on during the internship: Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Libya, Afghanistan, etc.
  10. Country of stay during remote internship
  11. Mandatory or not mandatory internship: Please mention in your cover letter if this internship will be mandatory by the organization/university you work/study in
  12. This is a remote and unpaid opportunity. Please confirm this in your cover letter

Application deadline is 15 February 2024

Trust will notify all applicants of the outcome of their application. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a Zoom interview on a rolling basis.

Looking forward to working with you soon!

Deadline: 15 Feb 2024

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