Community Mobilization Coordinator

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UNESCWA - Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

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Application deadline 2 months ago: Wednesday 13 Mar 2024 at 03:59 UTC

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Expected duration

6 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Background: There is a need for talented interns to handle diverse responsibilities, such as improving stakeholder communication, managing DEPAR's B2B Matching community, and supporting the Arab region's ecosystem mapping. Tasks include mastering community engagement strategies, gaining knowledge in the technology stack for B2B platform development, and conducting market research and analysis essential for B2B matchmaking in the Arab region. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Event Organization and Stakeholder Engagement Duties: 1.1. Organize and manage logistics for the Arab SMEs Summit. 1.2. Engage with participants, ensuring a smooth and efficient event experience. 1.3. Communicate with community leaders, organizations, and businesses to foster collaborative relationships. 2. Community Development: 2.1. Collect and analyze data on entrepreneurship, investment, innovation, and Arab SME sector opportunities. 2.2. Create and manage a B2B Matching community on the DEPAR platform. 2.3. Maintain dynamic ecosystem maps for the Arab region, ensuring content is accessible and current. 2.4. Implement community engagement strategies through social media and other online platforms. 3. Technical Skills and Market Research Duties: 3.1. Acquire familiarity with the technology stack for B2B platform development, including databases and backend systems. 3.2. Perform market research to identify industry trends, conduct competitor analysis, and assess specific business needs in the Arab region for effective B2B matchmaking. The duration of a United Nations internship is for a minimum of two months on a full-time basis - this may be exceptionally extended for a maximum period of six months.

Qualifications/special skills

To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met: 1. Applicants must: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor's level or equivalent); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above); 2. Applicants must: (a) be computer literate in standard software applications. (b) have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the UN Charter; and (c) 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. No working experience is required to apply for the United Nations Internship Programme.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat; and Arabic is a working language of ESCWA. For this position, fluency in Arabic is required. Fluency in English is desirable. Note: “Fluency” equals a rating of ‘fluent’ in all four areas (speak, read, write, and understand) and “Knowledge of” equals a rating of ‘confident’ in two of the four areas.

Additional Information

A completed online application must include, beside the mandatory Personal History Profile, a Cover Note mentioning the following: • Degree Programme (what are you currently studying?). • Graduation Date (when will you graduate or when did you graduate from the programme?). • List of the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in. • List of your top three areas of interest. • Explanation of why you are the best candidate for this specific internship. • Explanation of 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. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for the medical insurance of the intern or costs arising from injury, illness or death that may occur during an internship. Therefore, upon awarding an internship, candidates will be required to sign a statement confirming their understanding and acceptance of the conditions of service. Applicants for internship must show proof of valid medical insurance coverage to cover the full period of the internship at the duty station and provide a medical certificate of good health prior to the commencement of the internship. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal effects that may occur during the internship. This position allows for flexible working arrangements, contingent upon written agreement by the receiving entity. Interns under these arrangements must commit to an equivalent of at least two months full-time work and complete their internship within six months.

Intern Specific text

Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.

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