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The intern will work in the Partnership and Communications Unit under the direct, overall supervision of Partnership and Communications Team Leader and will assist in producing a range of print, online publications and visibility items.

Functional Responsibilities

1. Specific intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing high-quality copy for external news stories, newsletters, fact sheets and web content, proposal;
  • Media relation and press release including translation;
  • Assisting with research for the annual report and other publications;
  • Liaising with Ethiopia Operational Hub and country office focal points and project managers to secure information and images for communications materials;
  • Assisting with the distribution of communications products;
  • Researching and analyzing information on field projects;
  • General administration and support;
  • Reporting to and perform other duties as requested by the communication focal point.

2. Training components and learning elements

The intern will have a hand on experience in communication and media relation. The intern will be attending UN Communication Working Group and will be able to learn how UN agencies coordinate, and how other UN agencies operate in terms of communications.

3. Participation in missions or training courses

The intern will be part of the team and will participate in any training available if the content is applicable for the position.

Additional comments

Stipend will be provided.

Please visit the online vacancy for more information and to apply: https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=16459

Required Qualifications

Academic qualifications

Completed university degree or significant course work (if degree still ongoing) in journalism, communications, development or a related field.

Language Skills

Applicants must be fluent in English and French and should be comfortable in reading and writing in both languages.

Computer Literacy

Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills, additional knowledge of Adobe illustrator, Adobe Design and Photoshop is desirable.

Internship-related experiences

For an internship, no work experience is required.

Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and determination to meet deadlines are required.

How to apply:
  • Application Deadline: 19-Oct-2018
  • Please visit the online vacancy to apply: https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=16459
  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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  • Job City Addis Ababa
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UNOPS is the operational arm of the United Nations. We are helping build a better future by expanding the ability of our partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

With over 1000 projects every year, our talented people do a variety of work that ranges from construction and human resources to legal services and procurement.

We are dedicated to helping people in need around the world! From building roads in Afghanistan and support elections in Iraq to dynamic business development in New York, working at UNOPS is rewarding and challenging.

Our Purpose

We help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

We bring to this task the values and principles of the United Nations and the innovation, boldness, speed and efficiency of a self-financed institution.

We bring the highest international standards to what we do, while respecting local contexts. We do this as our contribution to tackling the huge challenges of the 21st Century.

We provide practical solutions to assist our partners to save lives, protect people and their rights, and to build a better world.

We aspire to be a leader in the efforts to channel private-sector investments for social and environmental impact while addressing the immense needs for sustainable development.

What drives us is a passion to fight inequalities and to provide opportunities to those most vulnerable. This means we often work in the most challenging environments, building foundations for communities to function and people to live with dignity and respect.

We are passionate about quality: in our people and in what we do.

We earn the trust of those we work with by caring about what they value, and by delivering on our promise to always act in the service of people in need.

Our vision is a world where people can live full lives supported by appropriate, sustainable and resilient infrastructure and by the efficient, transparent use of public resources in procurement and project management.

Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

0 USD Addis Ababa CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week UNOPS

The intern will work in the Partnership and Communications Unit under the direct, overall supervision of Partnership and Communications Team Leader and will assist in producing a range of print, online publications and visibility items.

Functional Responsibilities

1. Specific intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing high-quality copy for external news stories, newsletters, fact sheets and web content, proposal;
  • Media relation and press release including translation;
  • Assisting with research for the annual report and other publications;
  • Liaising with Ethiopia Operational Hub and country office focal points and project managers to secure information and images for communications materials;
  • Assisting with the distribution of communications products;
  • Researching and analyzing information on field projects;
  • General administration and support;
  • Reporting to and perform other duties as requested by the communication focal point.

2. Training components and learning elements

The intern will have a hand on experience in communication and media relation. The intern will be attending UN Communication Working Group and will be able to learn how UN agencies coordinate, and how other UN agencies operate in terms of communications.

3. Participation in missions or training courses

The intern will be part of the team and will participate in any training available if the content is applicable for the position.

Additional comments

Stipend will be provided.

Please visit the online vacancy for more information and to apply: https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=16459

Required Qualifications

Academic qualifications

Completed university degree or significant course work (if degree still ongoing) in journalism, communications, development or a related field.

Language Skills

Applicants must be fluent in English and French and should be comfortable in reading and writing in both languages.

Computer Literacy

Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills, additional knowledge of Adobe illustrator, Adobe Design and Photoshop is desirable.

Internship-related experiences

For an internship, no work experience is required.

Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and determination to meet deadlines are required.

How to apply:
  • Application Deadline: 19-Oct-2018
  • Please visit the online vacancy to apply: https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=16459
  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
2018-10-20

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