The Office of the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, located at Yarze, Lebanon. The intern reports directly to the Media Advisor/Public Information Officer and liaises closely with members of UNSCOL’s substantive and mission support teams. Interested candidates can check their eligibility below.
Job Post: INTERN: Public Information
Location: Yarze, Lebanon
Organization: The Office of the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon
Last date to Apply: 28th September 2020
1 October 2020
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The intern will provide support for the Mission’s Public Information Unit activities, according to a work plan and delivery schedule which will include, but are not limited to the following elements:- Assist in the updating of mission website and social media channels.- Conduct research and draft documents on specified issues relevant to Lebanon and the Middle East region.-Monitor media from Lebanon and the Middle East region- Assist the Media Advisor in organizing and following up on internal meetings of the mission, and external meetings with mission partners, including universities, schools and NGOs.
Assist in the preparation of work plans and timelines for the organization of roundtable discussions, photo exhibitions and educational outreach activities.- Support members of UNSCOL’s front office, political and coordination teams on specific tasks, as requested.- Perform any other duties as requested.
•Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; Remains calm in stressful situations.
•Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed
•Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; Places team agenda before personal agenda; Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
•Technological awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology. Understands the applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office. Actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks. Shows willingness to learn new technology.
To qualify for an internship with the United Nations Internship Programme, applicants must meet the following requirements:
1. (a) Be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or, (b) Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent).
2. Be computer literate in standard software applications;
3. Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter;
4. Have Internet communication, searching, and Social media skills and
5.Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
Applicants to the programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements: Be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or, (b) Be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent).
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in oral and written Turkish is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.