INTERNSHIP (INTERNSHIP/2019/CREWS CER 3)

14 October 2019
 
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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2019/CREWS CER 3
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 23 May 2019 Under Recruitment
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

1 June 2019
or as soon as possible thereafter
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
3 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Cabinet and External Relations Department
WMO is committed to achieving diversity and a balanced workforce. Applications are welcome from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities. The statutory retirement age after 1 January 2014 is 65. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Develop new material inclusive of writing articles, tweeting and populating other relevant social media platform to promote CREWS
o To include preparations supporting Alliance for the Hydromet Development and the Country Support Initiative
 Monitor CREWS presence in the media and keep track of articles written about CREWS related events
 Assists with the development of a forward-looking communications plan for CREWS
 Support the documenting of best practices across CREWS project countries and regions
 Support the participation of CREWS in the Global Platform for DRR and the Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems Conference
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Bachelor in Communication, Media, Public Relations or related field

Experience
Experience in writing, editing and producing materials for website and social media platforms
Experience with content management systems and tools (web, print and social media content development)


Other requirements
Autonomously and self-motivated
Teamwork skills
Takes initiative and is a self-learner
Ability to meet rigid deadlines


Languages
Excellent written and editing skills in English
Knowledge of a second UN language will be an advantage


(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
The Secretary-General may appoint a candidate at a grade below the advertised grade of the post, with the possibility of promotion to that grade within three years of appointment, subject to satisfactory appraisal of performance.
Additional Information:
Only applicants in whom WMO has a further interest will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit a written assessment and/or an interview.
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 26 April 2019

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