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Internship Communication, Bissau, Guinea Bissau, 6 months (Nationals only)

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Contract type: Internship
Level: Internship
Location: Guinea-Bissau
Categories: Communication / External Relations

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a chance

UNICEF offers opportunity for talented students and recent graduates to gain professional experience and greater familiarity with UNICEF’s core values while being exposed to the work of UNICEF. At the same time, UNICEF benefits from the academic knowledge and valuable skills that the interns bring to the organization.

 To learn more about UNICEF in Guinea Bissau, please click here: https://www.unicef.org/guineabissau

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF Guinea Bissau is opening an internship opportunity for a dynamic and dedicated student in communication. The intern will be working under the supervision of UNICEF Communication Officer, who is under the Representative, in close collaboration with the Advocacy, Communications and Partnership section.

The key duties/tasks related to this internship are to…

  1. Support the planning, production and dissemination of UNICEF Human Interest Stories, in collaboration with the relevant communication and program colleagues;
  2. Contribute to the development of content for UNICEF social media and the planning, posting and monitoring of these social media platforms, including the realization of social media events and/or campaigns;
  3. Collaborate in the management of UNICEF public-facing website, as well as, its internet page;
  4. Support the section in managing its multimedia database;
  5. Collaborate in the production of multimedia content (video and photography), to showcase UNICEF ‘s work and the situation of children;
  6. Participate in the organization of UNICEF events, in collaboration with UNICEF partners, donors or government counterparts, including the media management component;
  7. Contribute to the daily press review, including its properly filing/recording;
  8. Support the preparation, editing and proof-reading of UNICEF’s documents (publications, posters, flyers, brochures, factsheets, reports);
  9. Collaborate in the realization of the advocacy and awareness raising youth-led activities, in partnership with the child parliament and young reporters;
  10. Perform any other duties as required

Modality: Fulltime

Tentative start date: 04 January 2022 

Duration: 6 months

The intern will be provided an office space and using equipment required for work. Service provision will include field trips to UNICEF project sites within the country and communities in which UNICEF is present. Whenever travel may be required, a Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) will be paid, in accordance to the UN staff regulations and rules.

 

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Be enrolled in an advanced/undergraduate university degree program(Master’s or higher) in communication or related areas or have graduated within the past two years.
  • A relevant background with children/youth organizations; in storytelling; computer systems and applications; Search Engine Optimization; Social media monitoring tools; Social media platforms usage and monitoring, especially Facebook, twitter, YouTube; Video, photography and search engine optimization; and Drupal;
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an added asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (French) or a local language is an asset.
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For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. 

 

 

 

 

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