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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2024/GEO 1
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 20 June 2024 Under Recruitment
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

To be determined
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
12 Months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Secretariat
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 overall guidance of the Communications and Partnerships Team, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

a) Conduct research on relevant topics, trends, and best practices in communication and partnerships;

b) Support the coordination and execution of internal and external events, including workshops, conferences, and meetings;

c) Support the development and maintenance of partnerships through research, outreach, and relationship management;

d) Monitor media coverage and prepare regular reports on the organization's visibility;

e) Provide administrative support to the team, including travel support, organizing meetings, maintaining databases, and handling correspondence;

f) Support the liaison with external service providers, including planning and oversight of requests and deliverables, and ensuring the applicability of GEO processes;

g) Carry out other relevant duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Students or graduates in communications, marketing, business and administration, environmental science, or a closely related field relevant to climate, science and technology.

Experience
No working experience is required, but any experience in project or programme management in communication would be an advantage.

Other requirements
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

- Proficiency in using various communication tools and platforms, including social media.

- Excellent research and analytical skills.

- Strong organizational and time management skills.

- Ability to work effectively in a team and independently; Multitasking.

- Attention to detail and accuracy.

- Knowledge of and interest in the organization's mission and values.

- Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to foster diversity and team spirit.

Languages
Excellent knowledge of English (both oral and written). Knowledge of other official languages of WMO would be an advantage.

(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
Additional Information:
APPLICATIONS: Applications should be made online through the WMO e-recruitment system at https://erecruit.wmo.int/public/.
Do not send your application via multiple routes. Only applicants in whom GEO has a further interest will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit a written test and/or an interview.
Date of issue of vacancy notice:

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