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Intern – Communications & Graphic Design
|Application Deadline :||29-Nov-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Internship|
|Post Level :||Intern|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 Months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Addressing climate and disaster risks in a coherent manner across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calls for a whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach. Capitalizing on the complementarity of UN agencies’ expertise across various social, economic and environmental sectors, the UN System can demonstrate its value-added supports in responding to country demand for integrated and coherent solutions.
The Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI) is a global partnership composed of 20 UN and non-UN organizations that works towards strengthening countries’ capacities to pursue integrated and coherent solutions to reduce disaster and climate risks to achieve the 2030 agenda and its commitment to leave no one behind. By pooling its member agencies’ resources, expertise and knowledge, the CADRI Partnership promotes the effectiveness of the UN System to optimally use its assets and expertise. The CADRI Partnership Secretariat is managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Geneva Office.
Over the past decade, the CADRI Partnership has been active in supporting capacity development in disaster risk reduction (DRR), including preparedness for response, and climate change adaptation (CCA) in 35 countries. The CADRI Partners have jointly developed an assessment and planning methodology covering ten sectors and areas: agriculture and food security; environment, infrastructure; cultural heritage; health; WASH, education, nutrition; human mobility and climate services. Under the CADRI Joint Programme (2019-2023), the CADRI Partnership is broadening its offer of capacity development services and scaling up its services in the regions to respond to increasing country demand for capacity development support.
Effectively communicating CADRI’s offer of services and achievements internally and externally to client countries and partners is a pre-condition to expand CADRI offer of services and geographical coverage. The CADRI Partnership is implementing a communication strategy with the view to highlight the unique strengths of the CADRI Partnership as a “partner of choice” to deliver capacity development services in DRR/CCA at country level; and to document and disseminate stories about country level impact. In 2022, the CADRI Partnership will implement an ambitious marketing plan for its digital tool and learning offer at global and regional level towards governments. In May 2022, the CADRI Partnership will organize a series of events at the Global Platform for DRR and the Humanitarian Partnership Network Week (HPNW).
In support of the implementation of the CADRI Partnership Communications and Marketing strategy, the CADRI Partnership Secretariat seeks to recruit an intern to join the CADRI team to support the implementation of the CADRI Communication Strategy with a special focus on the implementation of the Marketing Plan, and the organization of CADRI events at the Global Platform for DRR and the Humanitarian Partnership Network Week (HPNW), as well as the development, design and layout of CADRI communications and knowledge products such as:
Duties and Responsibilities
The CADRI inter-agency Partnership is recruiting an intern to join the team to support the implementation of the CADRI Communications & Marketing Strategy with a special focus on the development, design and layout of CADRI communications and knowledge products.
The intern will be part of the CADRI Secretariat team in Geneva. S/he will work under the direct supervision of the CADRI Communication Specialist and overall guidance of the CADRI Coordinator and in collaboration with CADRI partners including FAO, IOM, OCHA, UNDP, UNICEF, WFP and WHO communication experts.
The intern will perform the following duties:
Required Skills and Experience
Required Skills :
The intern will be part of UNDP’s Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI) Team based in Geneva. In the current context, the intern is expected to work from home, as travel may be restricted to/ from Geneva.
S/he will work under the direct supervision of the CADRI Communication Specialist and overall guidance of the Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI) Coordinator.
Conditions of the internship
Please submit your application by the deadline enclosing the following documents:
Selected candidates must submit the following documents:
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.