Digital Communications Intern
Application deadline 1 year ago: Thursday 22 Jul 2021 at 23:59 UTCOpen application form
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Conditions of the Internship:
- As of 1 January 2020, Interns may be given a stipend according to the UNDP Internship Policies, if is not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government, foundation or scholarship programme;
- Interns are responsible for securing adequate medical insurance for the duration of the internship. UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
- Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship;
- Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity;
- The purpose of the Internship Programme is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship;
- The intern will be evaluated at the end of the contract and due recognition of work will be issued in writing.
- In your application, please (i) state in one paragraph why you would like to be considered for the internship,
- Submit your CV/Resume.
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UNDP, as UN’s development arm, is part of the coordinated UN response to the compound crisis in Armenia and leads the early recovery efforts both at national and local levels to address the needs of affected people and communities in Armenia. It has been on the ground for more than 25 years and provides tangible, people-centred and innovative development solutions in Armenia, helping the country to build forward better.
UNDP in Armenia communications strategy aims to further strengthen UNDP’s visibility and position the organization as one of the key development actors in Armenia, a trusted partner of the Government of Armenia supporting its reform agenda, donor community, the civil society, media, the private sector, Armenian Diaspora, and public at large.
Duties and Responsibilities
Digital Communications Intern is responsible for support in developing high impact communications materials for UNDP in Armenia. This internship requires strategic thinking with the ability to deliver consistently high quality, thought provoking materials under pressure and tight deadlines.
The Digital Communications Intern will work under the direct supervision of UNDP Communications Analyst. Specifically, the Digital Communications Intern will perform the following functions:
- Support managing UNDP online community, by engaging with stakeholders via UNDP in Armenia social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Medium),
- Support in design and implementation of social media strategies and campaigns to continue raising awareness about UNDP activities in Armenia,
- Support managing and upgrading UNDP in Armenia website,
- Support producing quality visual/video content aligned with UNDP branding guidelines and elements for UNDP website and social media accounts,
- Support in creating engaging written content, such as photo stories and blogs for UNDP in Armenia website and online platforms,
- Support communication and reporting function of UNDP in Armenia, including drafting human stories, articles,
- Support producing creative graphic design and technical solutions for infographics, newsletters, factsheets, brochures, presentations, and other communications materials according to corporate branding and style guidelines,
- Perform other tasks as required.
Professionalism – knowledge of a wide range of communications tools essential to planning, executing and monitoring effective multimedia campaigns (audiovisual and online).
Communication: speaks and writes clearly and effectively; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Planning & organizing: develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.
Teamwork: works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
Required Skills and Experience
Applicants to the UNDP internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the followingrequirements:
- Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
- Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and
(b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation;
Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.
Design software (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator);
Video creation and editing software;
Standard software applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word;
Knowledge of other digital communications tools is desirable.
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Internet. Skills related to use of office IT equipment.
Experience of uploading web-based data.
Fluency in Armenian and English is required (written and oral), knowledge of Russian will be considered an asset.