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Internship (home-based): Web Management and Content, UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen

Copenhagen (Denmark)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-23

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The Strategy, Change & Communications Centre at UNICEF Supply Division in Copenhagen is looking for a dedicated intern to assist the department with web management and content. Start date is as soon as possible and the intern will be home-based (remote internship). The internship is paid.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

 

For every child, a fair chance

UNICEF’s supply and logistics headquarters - Supply Division - is located in Copenhagen, which is also home to the largest humanitarian warehouse in the world.

Supplies are essential to fulfil children’s rights. Supporting child survival and development programmes around the world, UNICEF-procured supplies are critical in providing for children’s health and education, and protecting them from abuse, exploitation, and neglect.

 

How can you make a difference?

The internship is centred on the maintenance and creation of content for UNICEF Supply Division’s external website for timely, accessible and accurate information. The website serves diverse audiences, including suppliers and partners, and requires regular publication of technical documents and content on procurement and supply of products for children.  

In agreement with the supervisor, the intern will provide assistance in:   

  • Updating content of UNICEF Supply Division’s website, including technical documents, evergreen pages and news texts.  
  • Keeping the website compliant with the organisation’s branding, taxonomy and web management policies and guidelines.  
  • Sourcing, editing and publishing photos and videos.  
  • Conceptualizing, creating and publishing visual pieces, like infographics, to improve user experience. 
  • Gathering and consolidating information for the website.  
  • Improving functionality, navigation and information architecture of the website. 
  • Creating evergreen webpages and news stories. 
  • Providing editorial and design inputs to enhance the site. 
  • Carry out other related tasks as needed under the supervision of the Communication Officer. 

 

Tentative start date: As soon as possible. The internship is on a full-time bases, preferably.

Preferred duration: 26 weeks.

Salary/Payment: The internship is paid in accordance with the UNICEF policy on the Internship Programme.

 

To qualify as an advocate for every child you are…

  • enrolled in a degree programme in an undergraduate or graduate school, or are a recent graduate (have concluded an undergraduate or graduate programme within the past two years) in the area of Communication and Media, with focus on web communication and design. 
  • fluent in English (required). Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.
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  • have strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records or, if not available, a reference letter from an academic supervisor.
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  • have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office.

Competencies 

  • Quality-oriented and capable of working meticulously and consistently.  
  • Asks questions to clarify and demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping colleagues and UNICEF’s audiences informed. 
  • Actively seeks to improve communication products.  
  • Interested in new ideas and ways of doing things. 

Your skills:

  • Knowledge of web communication technologies. 
  • Knowledge of web design, usability, information architecture. 
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization techniques and web analytics tools.  
  • Competency in web content management systems, preferably Drupal and SharePoint.  
  • Proficiency in professional desktop publishing, photo editing, graphic digital design and presentation.  
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS is an advantage.  
  • Flair for video editing.   

 

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

View our competency framework at https://www.unicef.org/careers/get-prepared

 

Additional information:

Age: Interns must be at least 18 years

Visa: No visa/travel required as this will be a remote internship/home-based due to COVID. 

Insurance: The selected candidate must provide proof of health/accident insurance plan that covers them in the country of the assignment and for the entire duration of the assignment.  

UNICEF will not be responsible for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during the intern’s service, whether on or off UNICEF premises.

Employment: There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship.

Onboarding: The intern will be required to provide a copy of health insurance coverage and to fill out the relevant UNICEF forms on conditions before taking up service as an intern.

 

Visit us at

https://www.unicef.org/careers/internships

 

 

Applications from outside of the online application system are not accepted. Any questions, please contact Louise Pedersen at lpedersen@unicef.org

 

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

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