Graphic Design Intern


Location : Panama City, PANAMA
Application Deadline :15-Jan-20 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Internship
Post Level :Intern
Languages Required :
English   Spanish  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
03-Feb-2020
Duration of Initial Contract :4 to 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.


Background

Background:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Hub for Latin America and the Caribbean located in Panama is interested in enrolling a Graphic Design intern to assist its communications efforts and support its work around the Sustainable Development Goals, with visually impacting tools. This is the opportunity for a design graduate student to create innovative marketing communication products in a UN agency present in more than 160 countries.
 


Duties and Responsibilities

Description of Responsibilities:
The interested candidate will assist the Directorate of the Regional Hub:
• Contribute with creative ideas to reach and engage different audiences;
• Conceptualize and create marketing communication products for different media platforms;
• Propose new designs for visually impacting online comms products focusing on SDGs/UNDP;
• Propose and update designs for corporate promotional products;
• Design website and intranet;
• Design infographics;
• Provide overall Graphic Design support to the team.;


Competencies

Core competencies:
Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
Treats all people fairly without favoritism;
Fulfills all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

Functional Competencies:
Proficient in main graphic design and photo editing software (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop).
Solid knowledge on designing for print and digital media.
Ability to convert complex and abstract ideas into simple visual concepts.
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
Must be able to work in a multicultural environment and be aware of political sensitivities.
Familiarity with main social media platforms.


Required Skills and Experience

Education:
Candidate must either be:
a) Enrolled in graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent or higher).
b) Enrolled in the final academic year of a university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent)
c) A university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one year of graduation

Language:
Fluency in English and Spanish

Interested candidates should apply by 15 November 2019

Your application should include a resume.

Important: Please note that internships with UNDP are not paid.

Note:
UNDP internship programme does not provide a salary or remuneration for the internship;
UNDP only accepts interns for a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 6 months;
All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern, sponsoring Government or institution;
UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
Proof of medical and life/accident insurance valid for the location in which the internship will be carried out;
The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed;
Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship or for six months immediately following the expiration date of internship;
The intern must provide proof of enrollment in health insurance plan;
Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.

For more information on UNDP Internship, please visit: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/jobs/types-of-opportunities/internships.html

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.

 

 

 

 



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