Communications Internship - Tenders Global

Communications Internship

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees




The ideal candidate for this role is someone who understands data, is a natural communicator and has an interest in refugees or development. The person in this role will be responsible for ensuring that JDC social media channels are populated with content that is based on JDC research and data. It is critical that the person in this role can meet deadlines and multiple tasks. As part of a small team, they also need to be flexible in order to adapt to the varying needs of the unit.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Editing and proof-reading technical documents covering data and economics
  • Updating the Literature Review Database
  • Supporting team members in the drafting and editing of social media content, presentations and web content
  • Collaborating with team members to prepare and execute events, internal and external meetings
  • Other tasks as needed
Minimum qualifications required:

In order to be considered for an internship, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be either a recent graduate (having completed their studies within two years of applying) or a current student in a graduate/undergraduate school programme from a university or higher education facility accredited by IAU/UNESCO; and
  • Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant or of interest to the work of UNHCR.
Desirable qualifications and skills:
  • First Required Language is English at B2 level
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree equivalent or higher in a subject such as Economics, Political Sciences, International Studies, Public Policy, Communications, Marketing or similar
  • Have a demonstrated interest in forced displacement issues and/or experience working in this area
  • Be able to work well independently as well as in an intercultural team; and 
  • Be available to work full time (40 hours per week) throughout the duration of the internship. 
  • Knowledge of social media tools and analytics
  • Experience with Wordpress CMS




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