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Human Resources Intern: Social Media Management

New York City

  • Organization: UNDMSPC - Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance
  • Location: New York City
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Sales and Marketing
    • Marketing (Digital, Advertisement, Brand, Promotion)
  • Closing Date: 2024-11-06

Work Location
Flexible This internship is designed to be in-person and full-time (35 hours) but can be adjusted based on request by the successful candidate.
Expected duration
4 to 6 months
Duties and Responsibilities
The Staffing, Diversity and Outreach Section, Strategic Talent Management Service, Global Strategy and Policy Division of the Office of Human Resources/DMSPC seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated Intern to join our team. The prospective intern must have a strong interest in diversity, equity, and inclusion; effective communication and interpersonal skills; capable of working collaboratively in a team environment; ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. The intern will support the workstream responsible for outreach, assisting targeted talent outreach campaigns to draw the broadest pool of candidates for Secretariat positions, and focusing on attracting candidates from unrepresented and underrepresented Member States. The team develops innovative talent outreach initiatives to attract and retain a diverse workforce in the Organization. The intern will report to the Human Resources Officer. Responsibilities: 1. Content Development: • Assist in brainstorming and developing engaging content ideas for social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.). • Collaborate with the team to create written and visual content that aligns with brand guidelines and resonates with the target audience. • Ensure timely delivery of high-quality content for scheduled posts. 2. Graphic Design: • Utilize graphic design tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, etc.) to create visually appealing graphics, images, and videos for social media posts. • Experiment with different design styles and formats to optimize engagement and reach. 3. Posting Online: • Schedule and publish content across various social media platforms using social media management tools (e.g., Buffer, Hootsuite). • Monitor social media channels for comments, messages, and mentions, and respond promptly as needed. 4. Campaign Management: • Support in the execution and management of social media campaigns, including paid advertising campaigns if applicable. • Assist in targeting specific audience segments and optimizing campaign performance. 5. Engagement Tracking: • Monitor and track engagement metrics (likes, shares, comments, clicks, etc.) across social media channels. • Analyze engagement data to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement. 6. Analytics Documentation: • Collect and organize social media analytics data for regular reporting. • Maintain detailed records of key performance indicators (KPIs) and campaign metrics. 7. Reporting: • Assist in the preparation of comprehensive social media performance reports. • Summarize key findings, insights, and recommendations for improvement. • Present reports to the social media team and stakeholders as needed.
Qualifications/special skills
Applicants must meet one of the following requirements: (a) be enrolled in, or have completed, a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); (b) be enrolled in, or have completed, the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent). Applicants to the UN Internship Programme are not required to have professional work. experience. However, a field of study that is closely related to the type of internship that you are applying for is required. Applicants must be a student in the final year of the first university degree (bachelor or equivalent), Master’s or Ph.D. Programme or equivalent, or have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PH.D. Programme. Do you meet any of the above criteria? If yes, please indicate which one and attach proof to the application. Please note that you will have to provide an official certificate at a later stage. Applicants should have good knowledge of standard software applications, especially MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Teams. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite -- InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat -- and Microsoft Office. Experience with Adobe Premiere and After Effects is desirable. Experience with social media management for business/organizational accounts is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in spoken and written English is required for the internship. Knowledge of an additional official UN language is an advantage. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the official languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
Additional Information
Not available.
Intern Specific text
Interns are not financially remunerated by the United Nations. Costs and arrangements for travel, visas, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions. Interns who are not citizens or permanent residents of the country where the internship is undertaken, may be required to obtain the appropriate visa and work/employment authorization. Successful candidates should discuss their specific visa requirements before accepting the internship offer.
No Fee
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