Office: UNICEF South Sudan
Closing date: Friday, 26 November 2021
Internship Assignment – Communication Intern – Social Media (Open for Nationals of South Sudan only).
Job no: 546183
Position type: Internship
Location: South Sudan Division/Equivalent: Nairobi Regn’l(ESARO)
School/Unit: South Sudan
Department/Office: Juba, South Sudan
Categories: Communication / External Relations
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, Communication
Purpose of the internship:
The Communication section of UNICEF South Sudan coordinates all external communication activities of UNICEF South Sudan, including a Child Reporters programme. In its external communication work, UNICEF South Sudan reaches out to its audiences through various communication channels, including social media. UNICEF South Sudan operates on different platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
Key Duties and Tasks:
Under the supervision of the communication staff in charge of social media, the intern will:
Transcribe all social media posts into an Excel file using various columns, including programmatic themes and donors mentioned
Assist with managing comments on social media platforms
Alert the supervisor on sensible reactions on social media platforms of UNICEF South Sudan
Roll-out weekly statistics of the performance of the social media platforms using the platform analytics of UNICEF South Sudan
Assist preparing social media content Assist with preparing social media packages as part of communication campaigns of UNICEF South Sudan
Assist with posting of content on social media platforms
Follow social media handles of UN sister agencies, donors and implementing partners and suggest actions
Current enrolment in, or recent graduate from an undergraduate or master’s programme within the last two years in business or public administration, international law, international relations, social sciences, communication or related field. Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.
Language: Fluency in English and Juba Arabic is required.
Strong experience in social media.
Excellent reading skills: strong Ability to read and understand English articles.
Excellent writing skills: strong ability to write articles and reports, and to edit texts produced by others.
Good technical skills: familiarity with MS Office and ability to conduct comprehensive research via internet research.
Good communication skills: Ability to work independently and as a team member both within and outside the office.
Experience in a similar field would be beneficial but is not essential.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
Respect for and adherence to UNICEF’s core values of Care, Integrate, Trust, respect and Accountability
Excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills and capacity to work in a cy2K0uQ CWdGVC
multicultural environment Strong drive for results, setting high standards for the quality of work
Interest in learning and researching, gathering comprehensive information to support decision making
Conditions of the Internship:
Health/Medical insurance: Intern is required to hold valid health/accident insurance. UNICEF accepts no responsibilities for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during the internship whether on or off UNICEF premises.
Employment: There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship.
Salary/Payment: UNICEF will pay a monthly stipend to the intern as per UNICEF procedure on internship programme.
How to apply:
âž¢ If you recognize yourself from the above and wish to make a difference for every child;
you are requested to apply through this online system by
30th November 2021. When you apply, please attach the following:
your CV and a cover letter in English to state the majors/areas of your study and the reason for application
include two letters of recommendation (can be from employers, internships, university professor, etc.)
attach a proof of excellent academic performance/transcript through recent university or institution records
provide proof of medical and life insurance
âž¢ Only qualified applicants will be short-listed and notified for further screening and interview.
Thank you for your understanding.
Start date: 15 December 2022
Duration: Six months
Duty Station: Juba
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…
Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (I)
Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (I)
Works Collaboratively with others (I)
Builds and Maintains Partnerships (I)
Innovates and Embraces Change (I)
Thinks and Acts Strategically (II)
Drive to achieve impactful results (I)
Manages ambiguity and complexity (I)
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check
Advertised: Nov 12 2021 E. Africa Standard Time
Application close: Nov 26 2021 E. Africa Standard Time