【联合国西亚经济社会委员会】Intern - Communication &Public Information(工作地点:贝鲁特;截止申请日期:2020年12月31日)

发布时间:2020-11-16 浏览量:25 二维码

部门:联合国西亚经济社会委员会

工作地点:贝鲁特

语言要求: 流利的英语及阿拉伯语

截止日期:31 December , 2020

岗位信息网址:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=136919&Lang=en-US


Org. Setting and Reporting

This internship is within the External Relations and Communications (ERC) Section of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA - unescwa.org). The intern reports directly to the Public Information Assistants.


The duration of an ESCWA internship is normally two months on a full-time basis - this may be exceptionally extended for a maximum period of six months. The internship certificate is awarded on the recommendation of the supervisor.


Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for the medical insurance of the intern or costs arising from injury, illness or death that may occur during an internship. Applicants for internship must show proof of valid medical insurance coverage to cover the full period of the internship at the duty station and provide a medical certificate of good health prior to the commencement of the internship. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal effects that may occur during the internship. Interns work five days per week under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned.


Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background, the intern’s assigned office as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

1. Assisting in drafting and preparing press releases;

2. Assisting in reporting for news stories;

3. Attending and assisting in covering conferences and meetings;

4. Taking photos at conferences and events;

5. Supporting production and design of audiovisual multimedia content;

6. Preparing posts for social media platforms;

7. Compiling social media analytics and trends;

8. Researching issues related to the work of the Commission;

9. Media monitoring and analysis;

10. Assisting in other ad-hoc activities as instructed.


Competencies

Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and effectively;-listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Teamwork - Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Client Orientation - Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Creativity- Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box"; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.


Education

-Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

(a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);

(b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or

(c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation;

-Be computer literate in standard software applications, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel;

-Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and

-Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.


Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the internship programme.


Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. In addition, Arabic is a working language at ESCWA. For this position, fluency in English is required. Fluency in Arabic is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.


Note: “Fluency” equals a rating of ‘fluent’ in all four areas (speak, read, write, and understand) and “Knowledge of” equals a rating of ‘confident’ in two of the four areas.


Assessment

Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration


Special Notice

A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


The Cover Note must include:

- Title of degree you are currently pursuing.

- Graduation Date (when will you be graduating from the programme).

- List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.

- Explain why you are the best candidate for this role.

- Explain your interest in the United Nations.