Communications and Social Media Intern – Un Women

Istanbul, Turkey
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International Public Sector
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Communications and Social Media Intern – Un Women

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Communications and Social Media Intern – Un Women

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Communications and Advocacy Specialist, the intern will:
  • Support the development of communications tools such as brochures, infographics, fact-sheets, multi-media assets etc.;
  • Support the daily management of regional social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Youtube and Flickr):
  • Writing engaging posts and ensuring regular updates on social media and support with production of other content for social media
  • Personal communications with fans and followers
  • Keeping up to date on new social media tools, best practice and how other organizations and companies are using them in order to identify new campaigning opportunities,
  • Analyzing social media analytics together with the communications team to support the expansion of UN Women’s reach over social media in the region
  • Support research on specific themes relating to UN Women mandate;
  • Support the organization and preparation of meetings and events planned by the ECA RO;
  • Contribute and ensure the visibility of events, campaigns and key activities planned by ECA RO and field offices. (drafting articles, podcasts, photos, etc.).
  • Support with the production of multimedia content
In addition, the intern will support on administrative tasks
  • To support events’ organization: service providers’ selections (communication agency, hotels, printer, etc.) and elaboration of terms of references, drafting selection minutes, contracts, etc.
  • To follow the reception of deliverables and the services’ providers’ payment;
  • To ensure the shaping of reports and documents;
  • To ensure translations and synthesis.

Required Skills and Experience

  • University studies in one of the following disciplines: communications, public relations, journalism or other relevant subjects is required.
  • 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 programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation, or Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program which is part of a degree programme and undertake the internship as part of the program requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English are required;
  • Working knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.
Closing date for applications 20 December 2019 before midnight.
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