INTERNSHIP (INTERNSHIP/2021/CSG 4)

3 December 2021
 
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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2021/CSG 4
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 18 August 2021 Recruitment Completed
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

1 September 2021
or as soon as possible thereafter
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
3 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

CREWS Secretariat
Cabinet Office of the Secretary-General
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

Under the supervision of the Head of the CREWS Secretariat, the intern will be engaged in the following tasks:
 Communication activities of the CREWS initiative, including Steering Committee meetings, secretariat activities, progress of country and regional projects
 Collecting stories from the implementing partners and writing stories of human interest
 Supporting the documentation of lessons coming out of different interventions for the website and social media platforms (i.e. Twitter, Linkedin)
 Assisting in the preparation of information materials such as press releases, fact sheets, powerpoint presentations, video presentations, among others
 Other activities as advised by the supervisor
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
At least a Bachelors Degree in communications, journalism or other relevant discipline.

Experience
Experience in media, public information and dissemination, and writing for the web and social media focusing on development issues would be an advantage.

Other requirements
Competencies: Positive attitude and ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines  Good communication, persuasion and negotiating skills  The ability to work in a multicultural environment  Gender-sensitive behaviour and attitude  Good interpersonal and communication skills

Languages
Excellent command of English (written and spoken)

(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: 21 July 2021

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