UN Youth Assembly Communications & Media

UN Youth Assembly Communications & Media Intern

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations is currently accepting applications for 2017 Spring/Summer Internships. We are looking for undergraduate, postgraduate, or professional candidates to assist the core staff on the planning and preparations for the 2017 Summer Youth Assembly at the United Nations.
The preferred candidate must be available to work in our office located in Greenwich, Connecticut, and commit up to 20 hours per week. These are non paid internship opportunities, travel reimbursement is provided. A variety of positions are available to qualified applicants living in the Greater New York area.
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BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist the Communications Specialist in planning media and communication strategies
Create and post content for social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Conduct research on social media trends and competitive insights
Answer delegate inquiries via phone, email, and social media platforms
Engage and interact with the online community
Update relevant channels of communication using information gathered from the Programme Development team
Assist in contacting media representatives
Draft and proofread press releases and other communications vehicles as needed
Maintain digital files of photos, videos, and text content
Assist with video content development
Help coordinate the media hub and other media/documentation activities during the conference
Collect and archive media coverage
Assist with other miscellaneous tasks as needed
QUALIFICATIONS
1-2 years of relevant internship is required; work experience preferred
Communications, Film/Photography, Graphic Design major or recent graduate
Must be savvy in various social media platforms
Photography, video editing, and graphic design experience preferred
Values accuracy and proper citation
Must be able to work under strict deadlines
Has creative approach to solving problems
Strong verbal and written communication skills; phone etiquette
Knowledge of MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, photo and video editing applications
Strong attention to detail, time-management and organizational skills
Ability to work independently or within a team
Global perspective and strong cultural awareness
TO APPLY
Please send an email to joinus@faf.org with a copy of your resume and at least two (2) references from former professional or academic employers. A portfolio of relevant work (writing samples, photography, graphic design work, etc.) is preferred.

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