The intern, under the guidance and supervision of Communication and Innovation Officer of Communications, Innovation and Partnerships team of UNDP China, will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:
I. Communications (both in English and Chinese)
Monitors media exposure, drafts media summaries and conduct basic analysis;
Drafts social media (Weibo, WeChat and/or other platforms) articles and posts;
Assists in the preparation of communications and public-private partnerships outreach materials (i.e. PowerPoint presentations, brochures, etc.);
Assists in conducting research, compiling background materials, statistical data and briefing notes for advocacy/outreach activities and media events;
Assists in on-site event support (i.e. press conference, video shooting, etc.).
II. Translation and Interpreting (both E to C and C to E)
Translates various communications materials, including the translation of Op-ed, press release, speech, and other media/social media related articles;
Translates various project related documents such as ProDoc, annual work plan, concept note, event programme, etc.;
Translates reports and other internal and external publications;
Provides interpreting service to high-level visits and events as requested by the office;
III. Other Ad Hoc Task Forces Requested by the Supervisor
Demonstrates commitment to UN’s mission, vision and values.
Relevant experience in translation, media event or social media campaign.
Demonstrates leadership in university or social activities (MUN, etc.)
Strong oral and written communication ability in both English and Chinese
Full proficiency in Microsoft Office software and other online collaborative tools.
Proactive, organized and self-motivated.
Be honest, confident, responsible, detail-oriented, patient and skillful in communicating with others.
Be curious, willing to learn new things as well as share new views with the team.
In the final year of a Bachelor’s programme or;
Be enrolled in a master’s or in a Ph.D. programme or;
Within one year after graduation from a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. programme or;
Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of the programme;
Major in English (translation), international relations, communications, journalism, or other relevant fields. Having overseas study experience will be an asset.
Having extra skills that can be applied to online/offline communications (i.e. video editing, photo editing, etc.) will be an asset.