Intern - Communication Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development
United Nations Development Programme
Rome, ITALY
10 gg fa

Background

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) operates in 177 countries, offering global perspective to reduce inequalities and increase sustainability, through the implementation of strategic plans.

Within this challenging scenario, partnership development is a crucial aspect for the achievement of UNDP goals and the engagement of different institutions among the private and public sectors.

UNDP office in Rome provides the opportunity to investigate and learn about the importance of Partnership creation, in order to react at global changes adapting strategic, innovative and practical solutions.

In support of Italy’s commitment made at the G7 Environment Ministers Meeting in Bologna in June 2017, the Italian Ministry of Environment and UNDP have signed a framework cooperation agreement.

The Italian Ministry of Environment and UNDP will jointly work on areas of common interest in development cooperation through the UNDP Africa Centre for Climate and Sustainable Development (ACSD) under the leadership by BERA as following :

  • Center for information sharing on initiatives on climate change, energy, resource efficiency and Sustainable Development in Africa; and
  • UNDP-Italy Bilateral Cooperation Project.
  • ACSD will also provide technical and logistical support to development cooperation activities of the Italian Ministry of Environment.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The intern will be assisting the Coordinator of the ACSD and the rest of the team in implementing ACSD’s partnership strategy with the following key duties :

    The interested candidate will :

  • Research content and produce English language material and updates for social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter);
  • Ensure global campaigns follow up and support, and audience engagement on Social media platforms;
  • Produce graphic material to be used on Social media platforms;
  • Provide assistance in curating and presenting stories, images and videos in ACSD and UNDP’s web content management system;
  • Review and edit web stories, headlines and captions, liaising with the rest of the team to ensure consistency across languages;
  • Assist in reviewing translations in English, proofreading and reformulating if necessary, for optimal web presentation;
  • Competencies

  • Solid English writing and editing skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask;
  • Attention to detail is crucial;
  • Responsible, responsive, and enthusiastic;
  • Interest in global issues and the United Nations;
  • Must be able to work in a multicultural environment and be aware of political sensitivities.
  • Experience

  • Web and social media experience is an asset.
  • Required Skills and Experience

    Language and additional skills

  • Written and spoken proficiency in English is required. Fluency in italian is an asset.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office package (Especially MS Excel,Word and Powerpoint).
  • Demonstrated interest in partnerships building,research and relationship management.
  • Good interpersonal skills and willingness to contribute
  • Commitment to UNDP mission and values
  • Eligibility

    The intern in order to be eligible for the position must ,at the time of application ,meet one of the following requirements :

    A) Be enrolled in a graduate school programme

    B) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme

    C) Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation

    Financial Issues

    Interns are not financially remunerated by UNDP. The student must make his / her own arrangements for travel, visa, accommodation,etc..

    NOTE : candidates who are selected must submit the following documents :

  • Official letter from the university confirming the enrollment in a graduate or first level degree program;
  • Medical and life Insurance;
  • Valid Visa to work in Italy;
  • Completed and signed the online Application form.
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    UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

    All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

    UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

    All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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