Intern – Public Information – Digital Strategy at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Intern Job UNEP The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the world’s environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the environment.
Intern Job UNEP
Within delegated authority, the intern may be responsible for the following duties, Research, compile, draft and edit basic information for use in the preparation and production of social media and web content, often under tight deadlines. Monitor analyze statistics related to digital content. Gather social media and web content at special events (film screenings, concerts, exhibits, etc.). Assist in the creation of original content for digital platforms. Attend meetings as an observer. Manage meeting agendas and draft meeting notes. Create presentations and training curricula. Carry out research tasks and provide inputs into digital strategy planning and activities. Assists with special projects as assigned.
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.Intern Job UNEP
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.
Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements,Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); Have graduated with Bachelor’s degree, Masters, PhD or equivalent. Be computer literate in standard software applications, Preferred areas of studies: Communications, Information Science, Computer Science, Information Systems, Media Studies, Journalism, or related field. Have demonstrated a keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter. Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a 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. For this internship position, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is desirable.
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