Goodwill Ambassador Team Internship
Project Title: Goodwill Ambassador Team
Job Title: Goodwill Ambassador Team Intern
Duty Station: London, UK
Duration: 6 months Contract Type: Internship
Established in December 1950, UNHCR is mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect and assist refugees. In more than five decades, UNHCR has helped more than 50 million people restart their lives. Today, UNHCR staff in more than 120 countries continue to help and protect millions of refugees, returnees, internally displaced and stateless people.
Based in UNHCR's offices at London, England, this is a unique opportunity to gain experience within the UN system as part of UNHCR's Division of External Relations, specifically working within the Goodwill Ambassador team. It will provide insight and experience in communication and relationship management functions as well as administration and team support within the context of an international humanitarian organization.
Duties and Responsibilities
Management of email, filing, and administrative duties as required
Helping to organize travel arrangements for GWA team staff
Support with archiving and storing photo and video assets
Preparing, drafting and formatting documents and presentations asrequired
Online research relating to celebrity supporters andprospects
Supporting social media initiatives relating to celebrity supporters
Supporting planning and organisation of events involving celebrity supporters
Complete other duties as assigned.
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience Required
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are essential
Strong experience with online research and knowledge of digital and social media essential
Strong team player
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and basic administrative skills
Flexibility, organizational skills, ability to work quickly under pressure and juggle multiple tasks essential
A proactive approach to work with a proven ability to work independently and problem solve
BA degree or higher
Background or interest in refugee issues and/or international relations welcome
Fluency in English required; a second UN language welcome, notably French or Spanish.
Be a strong communicator with fluency in English, including advanced writing and editing skills
Have strong research and organizational skills Knowledge of digital media, content management systems or other web based applications
Be available to work full time (40 hours) for a six-month period
Location: The selected Goodwill Ambassador Team intern will be based with the team in London, UK.
Conditions: The selected intern will be expected to begin on Monday 25 February 2017 and be available for 6 months. The role is full time 9.00am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday. Please note that the terms of internship as defined by UNHCR practice, preclude payment of any kind.
The deadline for applications is 26th January 2017. Due to a high number of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. Interviews will take place during the week of 31st January – 3 rd February 2017.
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