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Communication and Social Media Intern
|Location :||Copenhagen or Remote, DENMARK|
|Application Deadline :||04-Jun-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||3d 5h 6m|
|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|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||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.
We are seeking an ethousiastic Communication and Social Media Intern to assist us with creating appealing and creative digital content for UNDP's various social media platforms.
UNDP is the UN Development Programme and works in some 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP helps countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. In 2017, UNDP is continuing to work to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as they help shape global sustainable development for the next 15 years.
In 2019 UNDP launched its new People for 2030 strategy guided by the vision to:
One of the key People for 2030 objectives is to enhance UNDP’s capacity to attract, assess and select people with the right skills, knowledge, and attitude. To achieve this, UNDP is developing strategies to attract and select the best talent, including offering a seamless candidate experience and positioning the organization as an employer of choice.
Composed of 28 staff members and part of the UNDP Bureau for Management Services, the UNDP Talent Acquisition and People Programmes (TAPP), was established by UNDP’s Office for Human Resources in Copenhagen. The TAPP unit is responsible for: 1) HR service delivery to people programmes, including the JPO Programme as well as other young talent programmes, and 2) talent acquisition strategies for UNDP, including employer branding and outreach, assessment and selection frameworks, on-boarding, as well as recruitment compliance and monitoring.
Training and Learning
As a full member of the TAPP/ JPOSC team, the intern will:
Expected starting date
The selected candidate is expected to start his/her internship mid-August, 2023, but flexibility to have a two-day remote/in-house training before this would be appreciated.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the authority of the TAPP Manager and the supervision of the above-mentioned staff member, the Communication and Social Media Intern will assist in the following duties and responsibilities:
Communication and Social Media (85%)
Required Skills and Experience
Interns are selected on a competitive basis. UNDP seeks applicants who exhibit an interest in the field of development and in our mission. UNDP internships should not exceed 6 months. Exceptionally, internships may last 9 months when they are being completed for academic credit.
Applicants to UNDP internships must at the time of application meet one of the following academic requirements:
Ability to summarize a large amount of information and translate it into a visually compelling product for a public audience. Good working knowledge of social media community management and experience in content creation. Knowledge of analytical tools. Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.
Fluency in English is required. Good working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an asset.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Apps (InDesign, Illustrator or Premiere Pro) will be an asset.
Financing: UNDP interns are provided with a monthly stipend dependent on duty station, among other factors. The stipend amount varies from duty station to duty station and whether the Internship is in person or from a remote location. The amount can also vary depending on if a selected candidate receives financial support from a nominating institution, related institution, or government. For Copenhagen, this stipend is an equivalent of $1000 per month if conducted in person in Copenhagen.
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