Communication Intern Job at UNDP – Career Opportunity in Tanzania

Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Internships/ Trainees
Posted: 07-07-2020
Deadline of this Job:  23 July 2020
Duty Station:  Tanzania
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Communication Intern

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

Jobs at:


Deadline of this Job:
23 July 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 07, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the communication and partnership analyst and specific guidance/request from pillar heads, the communication intern will support the implementation of the Partnership and Communication Action Plan (PCAP). The PCAP aims to increase UNDP Tanzania’s visibility, market successful projects, document success stories and best practices, improve internal communication and strengthen media relations to keep the public and stakeholders (including government, civil society, other UN agencies, private sector, development partners) informed about UNDP TZ development role and activities. Communication is central for UNDP CO to effectively carry out its duties with and among its stakeholders. .

Under the direct supervision of the UNDP Communications and Partnership Analyst the intern will be responsible for the following.
• Undertaking media monitoring on UNDP related issues, including in creating an updated media and partners contact list
• Support CO communication work including implementation of the UN communications strategy and UNDP’s PCAP; creating public awareness on the effectiveness and impact of the UNDP’s work in Tanzania; maintenance and updating of the UNDP website and social media pages, preparation of press releases, media advisories, talking points, speeches, web content, articles and general correspondence, among others.
• Assist the programme team in the organization of key events and communication opportunities, such as major conferences, workshops, discussions and report launches. Including graphic designing of reports, infographics, case studies.
• Analytics compiling and reporting, including creating a knowledge repository of communication and partnership related aspects for the programme and operation.
• Research and monitor relevant websites and social media channels as needed to feed content into the work of the Country Office.
• To undertake other assignments as may be decided from time to time by the supervisors

Job Skills: Not Specified

• Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); in the fields of Knowledge Management, Information Management, Communications, or any other field in the social sciences;
• Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);
• Not have graduated prior to the beginning of the internship.
• Proficiency in English and Kiswahili.
• Computer literate in standard software applications, e.g. Microsoft Offices, Web Browsers, etc.
• Ability to use social media applications, e.g. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Canva, Hootsuite
• Demonstrable knowledge of and interest in the work of the UN.
• Demonstrated the ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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