ResponsibilitiesThe Communications Support Intern will assist the Office of the Director of DISD/DESA in its outreach efforts, which include the following:
Research and Editorial:
Attend specified meetings, panel discussions and forums for purpose of writing feature stories;
Research and monitor a wide range of UN developments and news sources,including press releases, statements, briefings related to inclusive social development issues;
Assist with activities related to issues such as sports for development and peace;
Produce/draft content for the web portal or special campaign websites; Assist in the development of campaign materials;
Assist in the coordination of special events related to the work of the Division.
Multimedia and Social Media:
Produce multimedia news content (event coverage, interviews, photo/video messages, etc.) for the web portal and social media networks;
Draft key messages for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram;
Provide support for visual communications, such as photo search, infographics and live video;
Monitor inclusive development news on social web;
Actively expand the network of followers.
Assist in web analytics research and reporting;
Evaluate results and impact of communications and outreach activities.
In addition to the primary activities indicated above, the intern will perform other duties requested by supervisor, as appropriate.