Internship - Social Media Vertical Video Creator

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  • Added Date: Tuesday, 02 August 2022
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 01 September 2022
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Internship - Social Media Vertical Video Creator

Communications, Advocacy and Marketing, CAM

Headquarters โ€“ Rome, Italy

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. We are currently seeking to fill an intern position in the Digital Team of the Communications, Advocacy and Marketing Division, based in Rome, Italy.


This is a full-time internship with WFPโ€™s Global Social Media team. The objective of the internship is to boost the teamโ€™s vertical video production. The ideal candidate has a deep, hands-on understanding of social media platforms and knows the value of fresh, relevant, engaging social media content. He/She/They will monitor and report on emerging trends and edit and produce high-quality vertical social media videos for Instagram Reels and TikTok.


Title of Post: Internship - Social Media Vertical Video Creator Supervisor: Social Media Community Manager Unit: Communications Advocacy and Marketing, CAM Country: Italy Duty Station: HQ, Rome Duration of internship: This is a full-time internship for a minimum of 6 months; candidates who can commit to 8 months will be given priority. Expected Start Date: September 2022


Under the direct supervision of the Social Media Community Manager, the candidate will perform the following duties:

Support the Social Media Community Manager in growing our following on vertical video platforms, such as TikTok and Instagram reels; Regularly edit and produce social media video content for TikTok and Instagram Reels using mobile and in-platform editing tools and techniques;Monitor social media content trends to help WFP join meaningful conversation and create opportunities to go viral; Identify key brand-building moments to engage audiences and create authentic and positive interaction with WFPโ€™s social media followers; Monitor TikTok comments and mentions regularly in order to build interactions by responding to comments, stitching and duetting relevant videos; Understand social media metrics and provide actionable insights on viral videos; Support the Social Media Community Manager in building a vertical video content library.


Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate programme from a recognized university OR recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate programme (within six months prior to the application to the internship programme) from a recognized university; University course attendance in the past 12 months. Proficient in English. Professional writing skills in English is necessary; Active presence on and understanding of TikTok and Instagram reels; Proven video editing skills and ability to work with video editing tools; Deep understanding of social media platforms, trends and content best practices.


Keen eye for stunning, impactful visual assets; Ability to think creatively and present complex info in a simple manner; Able to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment; Organized, proactive and able to work independently; Sincerely passionate about information, communication, technology and making a difference;

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