UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
Internship: Multimedia Intern
UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen
Tentative start date: As soon as possible. The internship is on a full-time basis, preferably.
Preferred duration: 6 months, ideally starting in November/December 2023
Salary/Payment: The internship is paid in accordance with the UNICEF policy on the Internship Programme.
Supervisor: Fady Mansour
For every child, a better world
In UNICEF, over 1000 colleagues work in the Supply Function across 97 countries and 173 offices.
UNICEF's supply and logistics headquarters - Supply Division - is located in Copenhagen, which is also home to the largest humanitarian warehouse in the world. About half of the 1000 colleagues are housed in Supply Division, Copenhagen with areas of expertise including logistics, procurement, warehouse management, product innovation, market insights, finance, pharma, nutrition, vaccines, cold chain, and health technologies and engineering.
The internship is centered on the maintenance and creation of content for the UNICEF Supply Division Director’s social media channels with an emphasis on graphic production and video editing. The Director’s social media channels serve to communicate time-sensitive and accurate information and updates to diverse audiences, including suppliers and partners, and require regular production of engaging multimedia content.
How can you make a difference?
In agreement with the supervisor(s), the intern will provide assistance in:Creating graphics following UNICEF’s brand guidelines for use on social media channels and in presentations Shooting and editing quality multimedia (both Photo and Video) products Sourcing photos and videos from the UNICEF multimedia database, WeShare, and adapting them for social media content Regularly posting on social media channels with the appropriate tagging Monitoring social media for relevant mentions and posts for amplification Maintaining a database to track and analyze Social Media performance
How can we make a difference for you?
The learning component of this Internship is:Using creativity to inform audiences about technical work Messaging from a leadership voice Learning about UNICEF’s role in supply and logistics in delivering results to children around the world Managing ambiguity and competing priorities
To qualify as a champion for every child…
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
Education:Enrolled in a degree programme in an undergraduate or graduate school, or are a recent graduate (have concluded an undergraduate or graduate programme within the past two years) in the area(s) of multimedia/Graphic Design or Communication and Media. Have strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records or, if not available, a reference letter from an academic supervisor.
Your skills:Fluent in English (required). Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset. Strong grasp of social media tools Proficiency in video and photo shooting and editing, using Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Illustrator and Photoshop
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and the following competencies:
Competencies:Pay attention to detail, producing work of a high standard. Demonstrates flexibility, developing alternate plans in rapidly changing situations, uncertainty and adversity. Responds flexibly to changing circumstances, priorities and deadlines. Displays creativity and brings new ideas to the table. Involve key stakeholders in activities that impact them, keeping them informed of potential delays and problems.
Age: Interns must be at least 18 years
Family relations: Interns must have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office.
Insurance: The selected candidate must provide proof of health/accident insurance plan that covers them in the country of the assignment and for the entire duration of the assignment.
Interns are covered for any service-incurred injury/illness.
Employment: There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship.
Onboarding: The intern will be required to provide confirmation of strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records or, if not available, a reference letter from an academic supervisor, a copy of health insurance coverage and to fill out the relevant UNICEF forms on conditions before taking up service as an intern.
Remuneration: Interns are responsible for determining and meeting their tax or duty liabilities in accordance with local or other applicable laws.
Vaccination Status: candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to selected candidates who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premise
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.