INTERNSHIP (INTERNSHIP/2022/PPE CSG 3)

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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2022/PPE CSG 3
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 11 May 2022 Under Recruitment
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

1 June 2022
or as soon as possible thereafter
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
3 months with possibility of extension
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Public-Private Engagement Office
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 primary supervision of the Director, Public-Private Engagement Office (PPEO), the intern will perform the following duties:

- Support updating and improving the web-page contents on Public-Private Engagement, including those for the Open Consultative Platform
- Assist in liaising with National Meteorological and Hydrological Services and stakeholders in all sectors and civil society
- Assist in the preparation of information materials such as press releases, newsletters, fact sheets, and PowerPoint presentations
- Support in planning, conducting, and publicising interviews to share good practices
- Support the organization of Open Consultative Platform seminars (virtual) and high-level sessions to be held in person or virtually or in a hybrid manner, including preparation of necessary meeting materials for outreach purpose
- Any other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Bachelor's or master's degree in information science/engineering, digital arts, digital contents or digital media, especially related to web-site designing, creating and developing.

Experience
- Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the internship programme.
- Proficient knowledge and experience in handling HTML is required. Previous experience working with websites using a Content Management System is also required. Skills in using Drupal are essential.
- Proficient knowledge and experience of the latest online video-conferencing platforms, Microsoft Office and other audio and video software applications
- Experience in writing for the web


Other requirements
Strong artisitic ability for the creation of materials and the designing of web contents; sense of responsibility; have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals and different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes a willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views; be well aware of accountability; be a self-starter.

Languages
Fluency in English is required.

(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: 13 April 2022

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