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Digital Communications Intern

Hong Kong | Beijing

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Hong Kong | Beijing
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
  • Closing Date: Closed

Hardship Level (not applicable for home-based)

U (unclassified)

Family Type (not applicable for home-based)


Staff Member / Affiliate Type


Target Start Date


Job Posting End Date

September 29, 2023

Terms of Reference

Organizational Unit: Digital and Communication, Private Sector Partnerships Service

Duty station: Sub-Office Hong Kong

Duration of the internship: 03 October 2023 - 5 April 2024

Expected start date: 03 October 2023
(Part-time basis – 2 half days per week/ 1 full day per week)

Background Information/Organizational Context
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is recruiting for an intern in 2023 to support the Private Sector Partnerships (PSP) division in digital fundraising and engagement works in the UNHCR sub-office in Hong Kong SAR China. This internship assignment offers eligible students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain experience in the humanitarian sector in an international environment, in line with their academic program or future work in a field related to UNHCR’s mission. The appointed intern will be able to develop the ability to maintain effective working relationships with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

The intern will also enhance the business market knowledge with exposure to local and international environments.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Digital campaign concept development
• Digital content creation and localization (graphics, motion graphics, video) for website and social platform
• Update digital properties and social media accounts
• Assist team with data entry and data analysis
• Perform any other related duties that may be required

Minimum qualifications required:
• Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies
• Experience with any products from Adobe Creative Suite (PS, InDesign, After Effects, AI, Premiere) and/or other video editing tools (Final Cut)
• Interest in digital trends and obsession with social media
• Good command of English and Chinese, both verbal and written communication
• Proficiency with Microsoft products


Standard Job Description

Required Languages






Desired Languages



Additional Qualifications


Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro Studio



Work Experience

Other information

This position doesn't require a functional clearance
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