【联合国全球传播部】INTERN - Global Communication(地点:纽约,可远程;截止日期:2022年4月17日)

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INTERN - Global Communication

部门:联合国全球传播部

地点:纽约(可远程实习)

实习期:3个月

语言要求:英语流利,掌握法语将被视为加分项

申请日期:2021年10月18日-2022年4月17日

详情链接:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=164923&amp;Lang=en-US

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Org. Setting and Reporting


The position is located in the Africa Section of the Communications Campaigns Service in the Strategic Communications Division, and is for a period of three (3) months with an opportunity for extension for an additional three (3) months depending on the needs of the department.

Through its Africa Renewal platforms, the Section is focused on providing solutions-oriented content about Africa, taking advantage of the continent's evolving digital communications landscape for maximum reach, in line with the UN's global communications strategy. We also disseminate Africa and UN-related content for publication at no cost to hundreds of media outlets around the world.

We provide external communications support to our designated clients, namely the UN Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and collaborate with other UN and external entities to advance a factual, balanced and non-stereotypical narrative of Africa.

The internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the office to which they are assigned.

Due to COVID-19 and travel restrictions the internship may be conducted remotely.

Responsibilities


- Identifying, researching, drafting and editing engaging content (text, photos, documents, and multimedia content such as short videos) for Africa Renewal online platforms;

- Maintaining content on Africa Renewal website and other online presences according to established policies;

- Contribute to strategies for more effective audience engagement;

- Assisting in archiving old editions of Africa Renewal magazine;

- Assisting in checking the website for broken pages or pages that are inconsistent with the design of the website;

- Proposing new projects for Africa Renewal platforms and identifying opportunities to reach a wider audience;

- Monitoring the website and social media channel usage through the use of various analytical tools;

- Media monitoring, fact-checking and related research work for Africa Renewal stories and other content;

- Maintaining and updating media and subscription mailing lists for the Section and assisting in distributing various information products;

- Performing additional tasks that may be assigned by the Chief of the Section from time to time.

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. 

Education


To qualify for an internship with the United Nations New York Headquarters Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met:

-As per the provisions of ST/AI/2020/1, applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

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

(b)Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor ’ s level or equivalent).

-Be computer literate in standard software applications;

-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


No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme. Your training, education, advance course work or skills should benefit the United Nations during your internship.

Languages


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 asset. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

Assessment


Potential candidates will be contacted by the 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:

- Degree Programme (What are you currently studying)

- Graduation Date (When will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme)

- Explain why you are the best candidate for this specific internship

- Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme

In your online Personal History Profile, be sure to include all past work experiences, IT skills, and three references. Due to the high volume of applications received, ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.