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UNDP Bangladesh has been collaborating with the Government of Bangladesh and local communities across Bangladesh since 1972, to reduce poverty, strengthen the country’s resilience in the response to climate change and natural disasters, and build capable, inclusive, and responsible governance institutions.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bangladesh Communication Team aims to effectively communicate the organization's development initiatives and progress to various stakeholders. The team employs a range of multimedia content, including photos, short videos, and reels, to convey key messages and engage the audience. To support these efforts and provide valuable learning opportunities, UNDP Bangladesh is seeking an intern to join the Communication Team for a specified period.
The main objective of the internship is to assist the UNDP Bangladesh Communication Team by providing support in photo archiving, photography, video production, gathering photos and stories from UNDP projects, and various communication-related tasks. The intern will have the opportunity to learn and develop their skills while actively contributing to the team's communication initiatives.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Head of Communication, the intern will deliver the following tasks: Assisting in Photo Archiving: Support the organization and maintenance of the existing photo archive. Supporting Photography Activities: Assist in photo documentation during as per requirement. Supporting Video Production: Assist in the production of short videos or reels that highlight UNDP's projects, success stories, and impact, following the brand and communication guidelines. Assisting with Video Editing: Provide support in editing videos to ensure professional quality and consistency, incorporating feedback from the Communication Team. Gathering Photos and Stories: Regularly support the gathering of photos, success stories, and relevant content from UNDP projects and making a weekly summary. Supporting the Communication Team: Assist the Communication Team in various tasks, such as drafting content, updating social media channels, supporting media outreach, and incorporating gathered photos and stories into communication materials.
Reports covering the delivery of the responsibilities listed above.Competencies
Functional Competencies:Knowledge of photo archiving techniques and best practices. Proficiency in photography and basic video production. Familiarity with multimedia editing software and tools. Attention to detail and ability to maintain well-organized archives.
Teamwork:Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Collaboration skills and willingness to support team members. Respect for diverse perspectives and experiences.
Planning & Organizing:Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks. Time management and ability to meet deadlines. Adaptability and flexibility in a fast-paced work environment.
Creativity:Ability to think creatively and contribute innovative ideas. Willingness to experiment and learn new skills. Problem-solving skills and ability to find creative solutions.
Qualification Requirements: Fresh graduate from a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate program in Marketing, Communications, Media studies, Journalism, English or a related field. Basic knowledge and experience in photo archiving, photography, video production, and video editing, demonstrated through previous work or coursework. Familiarity with various multimedia editing software and tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite). Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for photo archiving and content management. Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a diverse team.
The application should contain:Brief Cover Letter (in English) stating interest in and qualifications for the post; Current and complete CV in English; Please group all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document.
Candidates who are selected for must submit the following documents:Official letter from the University confirming enrollment in a undergraduate or graduate-level degree programme; Proof of medical and life/accident insurance valid for the location in which the internship will be carried out. Selected intern must have medical and life insurance.
UNDP only accepts interns for a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 6 months.
Working arrangements:As of 1 January 2020, Interns may be given a stipend according to UNDP Internship Policy, if it is not financially supported by any institution or programme, such as a university, government foundation or scholarship programme. A stipend intended to help cover basic daily expenses related to the internship, such as meals and transportation at the duty station. The stipend will be paid on a monthly basis and part-time internship arrangements are prorated accordingly. Interns are responsible for securing adequate medical insurance for the duration of the internship. UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship. Interns must provide proof of enrollment in a health insurance plan. Interns are expected to work full-time, but flexibility is allowed for education programmes. The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed. Interns are not eligible to apply for, or be appointed to, any post in UNDP during the period of the internship. Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity. The purpose of the internship is not to lead to further employment with UNDP, but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.
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