Social Media Intern- PUBLIC INFORMATION

Requires a Cover Letter?: 
yes
Application Submissions Guideline: 

Interested Candidates are asked to send their completed CV and Cover Letter to [email protected]

Incomplete Cover Notes will not be reviewed.

The Cover Note must include:

-Title of degree you are currently pursuing.
-Graduation Date (when you will be graduating from the programme).
-List the IT skills and programmes that you are proficient in.
-List your top three areas of interest/department preferences.
-Explain why you are the best candidate for that specific department.
-Explain your interest in the United Nations Internship Programme.

In your Cover Note, be sure to include all past work/internship experiences, IT skills, and three references.

Contact Person Email: 
Description: 

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the social media intern may be responsible for the following duties:

-Research, compile, draft and edit basic information for use in the preparation and production of social media and website content, often under tight deadlines.
-Monitor and analyse statistics related to social media content.
-Attend meetings as an observer.
-Manage meeting agendas and draft meeting notes.
-Participate in organizing and setting up for special events organized by the Office’s Public Information Officer (film screenings, concerts, exhibits, etc) as necessary.
-Take on other special project as assigned.

- Knowledge in using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
- Familiarity with and/or interest in taking digital photographs.
- Familiarity with PowerPoint, FinalCut Pro or Adobe Photoshop (or other graphic design programme) is a plus.

 

Competencies

Communication:
-Speaks and writes clearly and effectively
-Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately
-Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication
-Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience
-Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed

Teamwork:
-Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
-Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others
-Places team agenda before personal agenda
-Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
-Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

Creativity:
-Actively seeks to improve programmes or services
- Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs
- Promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas
- Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks "outside the box"
- Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things
- Is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches

Expired
Last modified: 
19 May, 2020
Intervention Sector(s):
Communications & Media, Human Rights & Protection
Application Deadline:
Monday, 31 December 2018
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
This internship is for three months with an opportunity for extension to no longer than six months, pending on the needs of the office.
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
Unpaid Position
Education Degree:
No Degree Required
Education Degree Details:
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, the following conditions must be met: - Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme in journalism, communication, media studies, filmmaking, international relations or related field (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or (c) have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation;
Experience Requirements:
No experience required
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
Very Good
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut
  • Beirut