Communications Intern: Social Media and Graphic Design Outreach Support

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    Communication and Advocacy, Graphic Design and Multimedia, Media and Public Relations
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Job Opening
Job Opening ID: 224542
Job Network : Public Information and Conference Management
Job Family : Public Information
Category and Level : Internship, I-1
Duty Station : NEW YORK
Department/Office : Department of Peace Operations
Date Posted : Dec 26, 2023
Deadline : Jan 1, 2024

Work Location
Hybird, Remote and/or In-person
Expected duration
3-6 months (full time or part time), desired start date of 15 January 2024 or earlier
Duties and Responsibilities
The internship is UNPAID and may be either full-time or part-time. It should be noted that full-time internship working hours are 35 hours per week, while part-time internship working hours are 20 hours per week. The internship will be undertaken either remotely outside the duty station or in a hybrid working arrangement at the UN Premise, New York, United States.

A full-time internship is for an initial period of two months, and a part-time internship is for an initial four months. Internships may be extended up to a maximum of six months, depending on the needs of the Division.

Under the general supervision of the Public Information Officer, duties may include, but are not limited to:

– Create content for social media as dictated by the monthly editorial calendar.
– Update UNMAS social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.).
– Assist in creating visuals for social media and digital platforms.
– Create social media analytics reports.
– Assist in creating and editing videos using Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro.
– Assist with graphic design, photography and photo editing.
– Assist in monitoring media coverage of mine action and international relations issues.
– Research, compile, draft and edit basic information for use in the preparation and production of media material.
– Liaise with public information focal points in UNMAS field programmes in regard to various requests.
– Assist in drafting and preparing background documents, reports, talking points, articles, presentations etc.
– Assist with organizing events, website management and mailing public information materials.
– Attend and summarize conferences and meetings.
– Assist in maintaining databases.
– Perform other duties as necessary.
Qualifications/special skills
Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

(a) be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent).
Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work.
experience. However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required.
Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PH.D. Programme. Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application. Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage.
A good knowledge of video editing software such as Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro and social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) is required.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. Knowledge of an additional official UN language is an advantage. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

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