UNICEF works in the world’s toughest places to reach the most disadvantaged children and adolescents – and to protect the rights of every child, everywhere. Across more than 190 countries and territories, we do whatever it takes to help children survive, thrive and fulfill their potential, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines, we support child…
Job no: 543784
Position type: Internship
Department/Office: Kathmandu, Nepal
Categories: Communication / External Relations
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, result
Digital advocacy is a key part of UNICEF Nepal’s communication efforts. In the past few years, UNICEF Nepal has achieved high reach and engagement through its social media channels, with more than 700,000 followers. Our audiences look to us for information on key issues surrounding children’s well-being and rights, including in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
One of our strategic focuses is to ensure greater understanding, participation and meaningful engagement with our youth online audiences, especially through an exploration of new digital platforms that have expansive reach among young people, such as TikTok. Harnessing the popularity of these platforms will provide an opportunity to inform, engage and win support from youth audiences for the cause of children in Nepal.
How can you make a difference?
The purpose of this internship is to help create and curate content for UNICEF’s social media channels – particularly focused on TikTok. The qualified candidate will support UNICEF Nepal’s efforts to engage children and youth in meaningful conversations about child rights. This internship will also provide the successful candidate an exposure to UNICEF’s working environment and a better understanding of UNICEF’s mandate to safeguard the rights of every child, everywhere.
Under the supervision of the Digital Communication officer, the intern will:
– Prepare a TikTok strategy
– Create weekly content calendars to produce at least three weekly assets for UNICEF Nepal’s TikTok account
– Produce monthly analytics reports
– Conduct an influencer mapping exercise and engage at least 4 TikTok influencers in key campaigns
– Grow UNICEF Nepal’s TikTok following among key target audiences
– Design and launch two national campaigns for TikTok on mental health and climate change [subject to change as per themes designated for Children’s Day celebrations]
– Provide necessary support to the Communications Team in managing other social media channels
The intern will Work from Home in direct contact with Communication Section, UNICEF Country Office.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Education: Recently graduated within the past two years or currently pursuing a University or Masters Degree in English, communication, journalism, creative writing, video editing, graphic design, social science or a similar discipline
– Public speaking would be an asset
– Graphic design would be an asset
Deliverables for the Internship:
Duration of the Internship :
The total duration of the internship will be for six (6) months.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
“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. We welcome applications from females and under-represented groups”.
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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Advertised: Aug 16 2021 Nepal Standard Time
Application close: Aug 29 2021 Nepal Standard Time