Reporting and Communication Intern, Rabat

Reporting and Communication Intern, Rabat Background UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. UN Women at the global level focuses its activities on 5 areas of interventions: Increase women's leadership and political participation; Develop women's economic empowerment; Ending violence against women; Increase women's leadership in peace, security and humanitarian action; Introduce planning and Gender Responsive Budget. UN Women Multi-Country Office for the Maghreb based in Rabat, Morocco is looking for a Reporting and Communication intern for a 6-month period. Description of Responsibilities & Learning Objectives: Under the supervision of the Reporting and Communication Officer, the intern will: Support the communication's tools development for several office projects and programmes: brochures, documentaries, etc.; Support the conception of UN Women MCO Maghreb quarterly newsletters; Support the implementation of the MCO website; Support research on specific thematic relating to UN Women mandate; Support the organization and preparation of meetings and events planned by the MCO Maghreb; Contribute and ensure the visibility of events, campaigns and key activities planned by the UN (drafting articles, podcasts, photos, etc.). In addition, the intern will be responsible for the following financial and administrative tasks: To support events' organization: service providers' selections (communication agency, hotels, printer, etc.) and elaboration of terms of references, drafting selection minutes, contracts, etc. To follow the reception of deliverables and the services' providers' payment; To ensure the shaping of reports and documents; To ensure translations and synthesis. Duties and Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Reporting and Communication Officer, the intern will: Support the communication's tools development for several office projects and programmes: brochures, documentaries, etc.; Support the conception of UN Women MCO Maghreb quarterly newsletters; Support the implementation of the MCO website; Support research on specific thematic relating to UN Women mandate; Support the organization and preparation of meetings and events planned by the MCO Maghreb; Contribute and ensure the visibility of events, campaigns and key activities planned by the UN (drafting articles, podcasts, photos, etc.). In addition, the intern will be responsible for the following financial and administrative tasks: To support events' organization: service providers' selections (communication agency, hotels, printer, etc.) and elaboration of terms of references, drafting selection minutes, contracts, etc. To follow the reception of deliverables and the services' providers' payment; To ensure the shaping of reports and documents; To ensure translations and synthesis. Competencies Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct. Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work. Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff; Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity. Core Competencies: Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues Accountability Creative Problem Solving Effective Communication Inclusive Collaboration Stakeholder Engagement Leading by Example Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity. Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment. Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative. Work in teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication. Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards other. Conflict Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution. Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge. Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making. Interns are not financially remunerated by UN Women. Application Information: UN Women will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest. Selected applicants must provide the internship application, two letters of recommendation, proof of health insurance and school enrollment, passport, and visa (if applicable) Note: In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment Required Skills and Experience Education: The intern must have studies in communication, international relations or political sciences. Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor's level or equivalent); Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation. Language: Excellent communication skills in French (written and oral), English (written and oral) are required; Working knowledge of Arabic is a distinct advantage Computer skills: The intern must have good knowledge of Internet and Microsoft tools (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Indesign) UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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