The RIO+ Centre is looking for an intern to support the area of Communication and Digital Media

Internship Programme RIO+ Centre Communications and Digital Media (non-remunerated)

Location :Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL

Application Deadline: 11-Jul-18 (Midnight New York, USA)

Type of Contract: Internship

Post Level: Intern

Languages Required: English   Portuguese

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The RIO+ Centre´s internship programme aims to:

Provide an opportunity to students and recent graduates to acquire professional and practical experience with sustainable development policy and practice based in the UNDP global hub in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Contribute to building a critical mass of young professionals with advanced skills and relevant practical experience working to promote the implementation of equitable and sustainable development at local, national and international level.

Functions / Key Results Expected

The RIO+ Centre is launching a call for internship as an effort to invest in the next generation of leaders committed to sustainable development. This internship provides outstanding graduate-level students a unique opportunity to advance their career development as future champions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda.

Internship period and length:  6 months (extendable) – From July to December 2018. Part or full-time availability should be indicated by the candidate.

Location: Internships take place at RIO+ Centre premises, in the Palácio do Itamaraty, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Under the guidance of the RIO+ Centre Coordinator, and direct supervision of the local staff, the intern will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Assist with the drafting and implementation of a Communication Strategy; 
  • Identify new opportunities to continually improve online presence across digital platforms to deepen citizen engagement;
  • Assist the Team in the maintenance and update of the RIO+ Centre’s website in English and Portuguese;
  • Support in writing, translating, editing and organizing communications materials;
  • Write stories, reports, press releases and minutes of meetings in English and Portuguese;
  • Plan and produce posts for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in English and Portuguese;
  • Support the development of audio-visual materials in English and Portuguese;
  • Prepare news clipping on stories of the interest of RIO+ Centre and its partners in English and Portuguese;
  • Support the Team in the preparation, organization and coverage of events;
  • Support the Team with photos of events and UNDP executives;
  • Assist in the management and update of mailing lists used by the Unit;
  • Assist in handling telephone calls, requests from the press, the general public and partners, as well as internal clients;
  • Assist in the preparation of analytical reports and presentations containing statistics and performance of website(s) and social media accounts managed by the RIO+ Centre;
  • Translate documents, presentations, news articles and press releases from Portuguese into English (and vice-versa);
  • Perform other related tasks as requested.