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|Location :||Suva, FIJI|
|Application Deadline :||31-Oct-16 (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 :||3-6months|
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.
Under the direct supervision of the Knowledge Communications Analyst, the iComms Intern will be responsible for assisting with the organization of media events, social media and maintaining of the UNDP PO in Fiji Library.
The Integrated Communications and Knowledge Management Team is under the Integrated Results Management Unit (IRMU) at the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji. The team, hereinafter referred to as iComms, provides integrated communications and knowledge management services vis-à-vis UNDP’s main external and internal audiences in Pacific Island countries. By way of designing and implementing communications and knowledge management plans linked to programme priorities in the Pacific, iComms helps position UNDP as a thought leader in ways that boost demand for various service lines and increase overall business opportunities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in the organizing and implementation of media events and initiatives, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures maintenance of UNDP’s social media networks, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Support the maintaining of the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji Library
Required Skills and Experience
Qualified candidates must be:
The intern will be expected to support the IRMU in implementing the project. He/she will be granted access to:
UNDP does not pay for internships. The costs associated with the internship must be borne by the intern or his/her nominating institution, related institution or government, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students. The intern will have to obtain financing for subsistence and make his/her own arrangements for travel, accommodation etc.
Further Career Opportunities: The purpose of internships is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but to complement an intern's studies. However, a number of interns, having completed their studies and met the necessary requirements, have gone on to further assignments with the UNDP or elsewhere in the United Nations system.
All the required documents should be compiled into one file.
The application should contain:
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials.
The selection process will consist of interviews and a written test.
Candidates who are shortlisted for an interview must submit prior the interview the following documents: