UNDP SA Communication Officer Internship 2022

The UNDP, is calling on suitable graduates to submit their application and qualify for its Communication Officer Internship 2022 intake at its South Africa head office in Pretoria. Before you submit an application, be sure to review the minimum eligibility criteria and responsibilities of the role to see if its a good fit.

About UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme is the UN’s global development network advocating change and giving countries access to resources, experience, and knowledge to aid people in improving their quality of life. It also works by providing expert advice, grants and training in support of developing countries, particularly the least developed states.

Present in 177 countries, the UNDP works alongside local governments in meeting development challenges and developing local capacity. On an international level, the UNDP aids countries reach their SDG, or Sustainable Development Goals.

UNDP SA Communication Officer Internship 2022

UNDP SA Communication Officer Internship 2022

The Communication Officer Internship role is part of the Organization’s HIV, Health, and Development (or HHD) initiative, which is a global programme that advances the reduction of social exclusion and inequity impacting HIV and poor health, including the efficient and encompassing health governance. The incumbent’s focus is on HHD’s #WeBelongAfrica project, which is a programme that provide support to Sub-Saharan Africa states working towards becoming more responsible and responsive to, and inclusive of members of the LGBTI community.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the WBA communications team and lead the planning and launch of comprehensive social media platform that promotes WBA’s work
  • Create ideas, produce, and manage the social media account including its design, content
  • Organize and establish social media and digital analytics and evaluation, measure reach, engagement and feedback regarding WBA products
  • Take part in WBA  meetings, and develop video content and original text with the goal of promoting events , responding to comments, and managing posts
  • Work with the WBA team on monitoring trending topics and current events, and identifying strategic opportunities for substantial engagements and web traffic to the WBA website
  • Provide assistance with determining key stakeholders and influencers for possible engagements with senior civil servants, parliamentarians, and development NGOs focused on LGBTI rights and SDG
  • Conduct research for relevant stories and content

Who should apply?

Applicants will need to meet the following eligibility criteria and competency requirements of the role to qualify:

  • A recent graduate (no more than one year), or currently pursuing final academic year of undergraduate studies, or
  • Currently enrolled in a postgraduate degree
  • Fields of study: preferably Journalism, International Relations, Marketing, Political Science, or any equivalent qualification
  • Strong awareness of LGBTI issues impacting developing countries and sensitive to interacting with front-line  activists
  • Substantial experience with various social media platforms and growing audience engagement
  • Knowledgeable with strategic communication and its potential in achieving development goals
  • Able to interact with various partners and develop productive working relations
  • Effective multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Possesses good analytical skills and a good  eye for details
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written; fluency in French or an additional language is a plus
  • Proficient with MS Office or 365 tools, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, as well as SMM software is an advantage

How do I apply?

Eligible applicants will need to complete an online application form on UNDP’s job application page. Click on the link below to get started:

Apply online for the UNDP SA Communication Officer Internship 2022.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 20 September 2022 (Midnight, US EST)

Contact Information

If you’re experiencing issues during the online application process, send an email to erecruit.helpdesk@undp.org.

Click on the link to view a PDF copy of the UNDP SA Communication Officer Internship 2022 advert page.

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