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Social Media Intern: Home-based At The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Social Media Intern Home-based At The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

CAREER CATEGORYDigital Communications
SALARYNot Specified
DURATION3 months
DEADLINE18 March 2024

Social Media Intern Home-based At The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 177 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.

At UNDP, external and internal communication—nationally, regionally and globally—is critical to achieving both development results and business objectives. Skillful communication broadens the impacts of new policies, helps governance reforms take root, and attracts and fosters strong partnerships. The Office of Communications at UNDP is at the forefront of advancing online communications and outreach within the organization.

Project Description 

The Digital Communications Studio (DCS) works closely with the other teams in the Communications group to ensure that the tone and visual representation of UNDP branded products are consistent. Reporting to the Digital Communications Specialist the Intern will support the team conceptualizing and creating web and social media content and visual assets for campaigns, events and other promotional purposes.

Task Description

  • Research, ideate and develop social media products that are compelling, relevant and catchy in different formats, including videos, cards, infographics and interactive content to be used across all UNDP digital channels in three languages.
  • Support the creation of posts in English for all global UNDP social media platforms, focusing on multimedia stories, campaigns and UN International Days;
  • Provide assistance in researching, curating and presenting stories, images and videos in UNDP’s digital platforms, including Trello boards.
  • Assist in producing language versions of videos and graphics;
  • Support the team in the production of weekly, monthly and yearly analytics reports;
  • Assist in the work and coordination with influencers and partners.


  • Solid English writing and editing skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task;
  • Attention to detail is crucial;
  • Responsible, responsive, and enthusiastic;
  • Interest in global issues and the United Nations;
  • Must be able to work in a multi-cultural environment and be aware of political sensitivities.


Education: Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: 

(a) Be enrolled in a graduate school Programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
(b) Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree Programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent);
(c) Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.


  • Social media management and content production are an asset. Proficient in using tools like Adobe Suite, Canva or others for multimedia content production.


  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • French and Spanish an asset.

How To Apply?

Interested candidates should apply for this opportunity by following the link below:

Carlos Seth

Carlos Seth is an international recruitment consultant with more than 10 years experience in global recruitment and executive search.

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