Communications Internship at UNOPS in Colombo, Sri Lanka

  • Post Date: May 21, 2024
  • Apply Before: July 20, 2024
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Communications Internship


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Functional Responsibilities:

  • Research, analyse and report approaches to management of social media, which would lead to better positioning of UNOPS in the country
  • Assist in the development and production of written, multimedia, and digital and graphic content for the website, social media and other communication channels in line with the research findings; creating and scheduling posts, responding to comments and messages, and tracking social media metrics
  • Prepare templates for conducting interviews with external and internal stakeholders in order to gather content for newsletters, articles, videos, and other materials
  • Prepare templates for press releases and media advisories
  • Prepare templates for newsletters
  • Support organisation of press conferences, media briefings and other media events
  • Establishing and maintaining a database of media and track media coverage of organisation’s work
  • Provide support in the development and implementation of events, campaigns conferences and workshops
  • Provide general administrative support to the Head of PMO and Communications Officer, as needed, including scheduling meetings, taking minutes, and organizing files

Education/Experience/Language requirements:

  • A first level University Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Social Studies or Arts. (If you have not yet received your degree certificate, a confirmation of completion letter from the university will suffice).
  • The intern should be enrolled in a university programme such as Bachelor, Masters or Ph.D. (or the equivalent) OR have graduated from such studies within three (3) years prior to the application date of the internship.

Work Experience
While no previous work experience is required for the internship, it will be considered an asset if the intern has:

  • Experience in digital design/illustration and familiarity with design tools such as Photoshop, Canva and Illustrator.
  • Experience with social media platforms; including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn and handling social media posts and comments in English, Sinhala and/or Tamil.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Positive attitude and eagerness to learn.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Sinhala and/or Tamil is required.




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