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UNICEF Internship: Social Media and Multimedia (Home-Based) 2021

Internship: Social Media and Multimedia (Home-Based)

Organization: UNICEF

Job no: 540354
Contract type: Internship
Level: Internship
Location: Denmark
Categories: Communication / External Relations, Support: Communication, Internship

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. 

Internship: Social media and multimedia (home-based)

UNICEF Supply Division, Copenhagen 

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

Preferred duration: 3-6 months, ideally starting in June

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

Supervisor: Fady Mansour 

For every child, a better world

The internship is centred on the maintenance and creation of content for the UNICEF Supply Division Director’s social media channels. The Director’s social media channels serve to communicate time-sensitive and accurate information and updates to diverse audiences, including suppliers and partners, and requires regular production of engaging multimedia content. 

How can you make a difference?

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

  • Creating graphics following UNICEF’s brand guidelines for use on social media channels and in presentations
  • Shooting and editing quality multimedia (both Photo and Video) products
  • Sourcing photos and videos from the UNICEF multimedia database, WeShare, and adapting them for social media content
  • Regularly posting on social media channels with the appropriate tagging
  • Monitoring social media for relevant mentions and posts for amplification
  • Maintaining a database to track and analyze Social Media performance 

How can we make a difference for you?

The learning component of this Internship is:

  • Using creativity to inform audiences on technical work
  • Messaging from a leadership voice
  • Learning about UNICEF’s role in supply and logistics in delivering results to children around the world
  • Managing ambiguity and competing priorities   

To qualify as a champion for every child…



  • 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(s) of multimedia/Graphic Design or Communication and Media
  • Have strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records or, if not available, a reference letter from an academic supervisor.

Your skills:

  • Fluent in English (required). Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is an asset.
  • Strong grasp of social media tools
  • Proficiency in video and photo shooting and editing, using Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Illustrator and Photoshop 

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and the following competencies:



  • Pays attention to detail, producing work of a high standard.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, developing alternate plans in rapidly changing situations, uncertainty and adversity.
  • Responds flexibly to changing circumstances, priorities and deadlines.
  • Displays creativity and brings new ideas to the table.
  • Involves key stakeholders in activities that impact them, keeping them informed of potential delays and problems. 

Additional information:

Age: Interns must be at least 18 years

Family relations: Interns must have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office.

Visa: Should it be relevant at some point during the internship to travel to the duty station, UNICEF is not responsible for obtaining any visas for internships. However, UNICEF can provide a Note Verbale to respective Consulates, to support the application of Visas. Also, in the scenario that the intern is already in the country of the duty station and have been granted a different work permit modality, any extension cannot be dependent on an internship with UNICEF.

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.  

Interns are covered for any service-incurred injury/illness.

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

Onboarding: The intern will be required to provide confirmation of strong academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records or, if not available, a reference letter from an academic supervisor, a copy of health insurance coverage and to fill out the relevant UNICEF forms on conditions before taking up service as an intern. 

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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.

Deadline: 17 May 2021 Romance Daylight Time


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