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Under the direct supervision of the Communications Associate – Public Relations and Outreach, specific intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Duties And Responsibilities
Writing, editing and proofreading high-quality copy for external news stories, newsletter, factsheets and project websites
Assisting with research and writing for the annual report, advocacy papers and other publications
Contributing to the design of information, education and communication materials
Participating in management of social media platforms
Providing support in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Communication Strategy
Assisting in the management, as well as in effective and timely implementation of key communication activities as outlined in the annual communication plan
Monitoring of external communications and tracking of uptake of communications activities
Assisting in strengthening stakeholder engagement by supporting organization of stakeholder meetings, activities, and other related events
Maintaining an updated database of stakeholders
Reporting to and performing other duties as requested by the Communications Associate.
Terms and Conditions
UNOPS Zimbabwe will provide the intern with the following:
Workspace in a shared office including computer, stationery, landline telephone
Use of common office facilities, as for all UNOPS staff
A monthly stipend from UNOPS, if they do not receive funds from other institutions. Furthermore, UNOPS may provide a one-time travel lump sum of USD 500 if the intern is not receiving travel funding from other institutions. However, interns must make their own arrangements for accommodation, travel and insurance coverage.
Assistance with application for work visa
The internship comes with no expectations of future employment with UNOPS as a direct result of the internship. The internship is offered for a period of 3 months renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
Qualifications And Experience
Either currently enrolled for a University Degree or in Journalism, Communications, Development or a related field is required.
Applicants who have graduated from such studies within the past 3 years will also be considered eligible for the position.
Applicants are not required to have professional work experience but experience in writing and editing is desirable.
Working knowledge of Google Suite will be an added advantage
Experience in Journalism/communications is an added advantage
Knowledge of or demonstrated interest in development work is an asset
Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign is an asset
Knowledge of a CMS system is an asset
How To Apply
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