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RBEC Intern - Communications and Social Media
|Location :||Home Based, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||31-May-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 :||3 months with possibility of extension|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Maximum 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.
UNDP's Regional Bureau for Europe and Central Asia (RBEC) covers 18 countries and territories. The Bureau consists of headquarters in New York, country offices and its Regional Centre in Istanbul, Turkey. RBEC HQ in New York is responsible for liaising with all New York-based UN entities, Permanent Missions to the UN and other partners of UNDP. It works closely with the Regional Centre in Istanbul and provides support and oversight of UNDP offices across the region.
The regional Communications team is tasked with supporting UNDP’s positioning and thought leadership in the region and globally; supporting donor visibility, resource mobilization and partnerships; and increasing the effectiveness of UNDP’s advocacy efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Regional Communications Specialist based in New York, the intern for communications will be responsible for producing content and maintaining the regional directorate’s online presence (social media, e-mail newsletter), including additional media and graphic design tasks as necessary.
The intern will specifically be:
Required Skills and Experience
This is a paid ‘virtual’ assignment, and due to COVID-19 UNDP’s standard practice of ‘hosting’ interns in our physical office is suspended temporarily.
Undergraduate and graduate students close to their final year of study (graduating May 2021 or May 2022) are welcome to apply.
Applicants should submit a resume that details their relevant work and educational experiences and cover letter stating their interests, qualifications, and any constraints on availability. Applicants are also invited to submit a writing sample or examples that showcase their ability or interest in the subject matter or desired skill set.
All documents should be together in one PDF file as the system will only allow one attachment.
Note: Candidate should be available through mid-September 2021.
Applications should include the Form application and a Resume. Applicants are welcome to submit any additional work samples or portfolios in one file, preferably PDF.
Candidate must be enrolled in a degree programme in Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing or another related field.
Candidate must either be:
Additional assignment-specific qualifications:
Solid understanding of international relations and development.
General Internships Terms & Conditions:
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