Communication and Knowledge Management Intern

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  • Added Date: Monday, 22 May 2023
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 05 June 2023
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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the worldโ€™s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2020 to the World Food Programme for its efforts to combat hunger and its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas.

At WFP, people are at the heart of everything we do, and the vision of the future WFP workforce is one of diverse, committed, skilled, and high performing teams, selected on merit, operating in a healthy and inclusive work environment, living WFP's values (Integrity, Collaboration, Commitment, Humanity, and Inclusion) and working with partners to save and change the lives of those WFP serves.

To learn more about WFP, visit our website: and follow us on social media to keep up with our latest news: YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter.


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Supply Chain Division (SCO), with over 5000 trucks, 50 ships and close to 100 planes on the move every single day in over 120 countries and territories, together with its partners, operates a global network to deliver life-saving food assistance to the most hard-to reach places.

The mission of WFP is to end global hunger. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to nutritious food and contribute to the lasting solutions, especially in many of the worldโ€™s most remote and fragile areas.

Supply chain management is at the core of WFPโ€™s humanitarian response and therefore an area of constant strategic focus. Over 4.500 supply chain staff work around the clock to deliver food assistance to beneficiaries in some of the most complex environments. Empowering our staff with the right expertise and skills is critical to our success. SCO is committed to offer an innovative and effective learning journey to all of its workforce.


WFP is a 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate WFP offers an inclusive, diverse, and multicultural working environment WFP invests in the personal & professional development of its employees through a range of training, accreditation, coaching, mentorship, and other programs.


The Sustainable Supply Chain Unit (SSC) is part of the Supply Chain Division's Strategic Engagement Branch. The unit is charged with working towards a future where WFP supply chain operations completely reduce the potential negative impacts to the social and natural environment of the people WFP serves, while maintaining an agile and resilient supply chain system.

Intern to report to Head of Sustainable Supply Chain.

The selected Intern is expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of activities sustaining communication and knowledge management processes in support of Supply Chain Sustainability function.

The intern will provide support to the Sustainable Supply Chain team's communications and knowledge management activities

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โš ๏ธ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‹๐ข๐Ÿ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฐ: ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐š ๐ฃ๐จ๐› ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐Ž๐–!

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Support the planning and execution of communications campaigns and strategies including research, writing content and creating one-pagers, newsletters, video scripts, articles, and supporting meetings, workshops and events, in coordination with existing divisional activities. Assist with creating content for, editing, and maintaining knowledge management platforms, including coordinating with other divisions for inter-divisional sustainability knowledge management. Create posts on internal social networks such as Yammer and monitor communications and engagement trends. Draft posts for external social platforms (e.g. Linked In, Twitter) to showcase WFP Supply Chain work on sustainability. Perform other communications duties as required, within SSC.


โ€ข Works effectively in a multicultural and diverse environment.
โ€ข Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment, with competing and shifting priorities.
โ€ข Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
โ€ข Excellent organisational skills.


โ€ข Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel).
โ€ข Outstanding writing skills, with experience writing and editing biogs, articles, reports, social media copy.
โ€ข Knowledge management best practices.
โ€ข Experience with using open-source programmes ex: Canva.
โ€ข Experience in using Tableau server is an advantage.
โ€ข Basic to intermediate graphic design skills are an advantage.



Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate programme from a recognized university in a Communications, Journalism, Public relations, or International Relations degree or related field. Applicants must have completed at least two years of the programme, OR have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme (within the past six months prior to the application to the internship programme) from a recognized university.

University course attendance in the past 12 months.

Fluency (level C) in English language, written, spoken arid oral comprehension.

Intermediate knowledge of another WFP official language (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish or WFP's working language Portuguese) is desirable.


WFP offers a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidateโ€™s qualifications and experience.

Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WFP: Click on: โ€œOur workโ€ and โ€œCountriesโ€ to learn more about WFPโ€™s operations.


Application deadline: 4 June 2023 (midnight Rome time)

Your CV must be submitted in English


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