Back Social Media Intern

  • Added Date: Friday, 12 January 2018
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 05 February 2018
Background

Under the supervision of the Digital Communications Officer, the Social Media Intern will assist UNDP's global social media team to advocate UNDP's development brand through storytelling by:

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Digital Communications Officer, the intern will specifically be required to:

Competencies
  • Self-starter; organized

  • Takes initiative

  • Strong communicator (written and verbal)

  • Able to multitask and balance multiple responsibilities

  • Has a hunger for learning and absorbs constructive feedback

  • Passionate about digital media

  • Detail-oriented

Self-starter; organized

Takes initiative

Strong communicator (written and verbal)

Able to multitask and balance multiple responsibilities

Has a hunger for learning and absorbs constructive feedback

Passionate about digital media

Detail-oriented

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

Must be enrolled in the final year of a Bachelor or in a Masters degree programme. Journalism, communications or marketing majors are preferred.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Experience creating content and managing different social media channels

  • Basic design skills and creative flair

  • A passion for digital communications and social media

  • An interest in development issues

  • A strong commitment to using the power of storytelling to show positive change and transparency.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Experience creating content and managing different social media channels

Basic design skills and creative flair

A passion for digital communications and social media

An interest in development issues

A strong commitment to using the power of storytelling to show positive change and transparency.

CONDITIONS:

  • This is an unpaid internship; all expenses connected with it will be borne by the intern.

  • UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship; The Intern must provide proof of enrolment in a health insurance plan;

  • The Intern will not be eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of their internship or for the six months immediately following the expiration date thereof;

  • The Intern will be personally responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from New York City (where the internship is based.)

  • Please read UNDP internship policy here before applying.

This is an unpaid internship; all expenses connected with it will be borne by the intern.

UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship; The Intern must provide proof of enrolment in a health insurance plan;

The Intern will not be eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of their internship or for the six months immediately following the expiration date thereof;

The Intern will be personally responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from New York City (where the internship is based.)

Please read UNDP internship policy here before applying.

Once a candidate has been selected, the following additional documents are required:

  • Letter of enrolment from school

  • Transcript for the semester when the incumbent is expected to complete their work study or internship

  • One letter of recommendation from faculty

  • Scanned visa document/scanned passport document if no visa is required;

  • Scanned medical insurance document.

  • A one-page letter of intent

  • A CV

Letter of enrolment from school

Transcript for the semester when the incumbent is expected to complete their work study or internship

One letter of recommendation from faculty

Scanned visa document/scanned passport document if no visa is required;

Scanned medical insurance document.

A one-page letter of intent

A CV


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