External Relations Intern

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 30 August 2023
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Hardship Level (not applicable for home-based)H (no hardship)

Family Type (not applicable for home-based)


Staff Member / Affiliate TypeInternship

Target Start Date2023-09-18

Job Posting End DateSeptember 14, 2023

Terms of ReferenceIn line with its Global Communications Strategy, UNHCR requires a skilled communications professional to execute a range of activities that help us lead the narrative on forced displacement, generate empathy and mobilize action. We are looking for an individual with experience in journalism, media, and communications in strategically championing the refugee cause.

This body of work entails public outreach and campaigns, news monitoring and media relations, social media engagement, and building brand awareness. You will be expected to work strategically in support of UNHCR’s operational and communications objectives for the geographic area of responsibility (AoR). UNHCR’s Regional Representation is based in Canberra and its mandate covers Australia, New Zealand as well as 14 Pacific Islands Countries and Territories (PICTs) including Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

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Other informationThis position doesn't require a functional clearance

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