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Communication Intern at UN Women

Location: Abuja
Type of Contract: Internship
Post Level: Intern
Languages Required: English
Duration of Initial Contract: Initial duration of 3 months
Expected Duration of Assignment: 6 months

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Communications Associate, the intern will, the following tasks:
  • Provide support to collect information, write and disseminate content (UN Women social media, newsletters, etc)
  • Assist in the production of communication materials that showcase the added value and thought leadership of UN Women Nigeria
  • Assist the communications team: in the organization of key outreach events like International Women’s Day, and other project events and opportunities
  • Support in dissemination of information and publications;
  • Participate in meetings and perform other communications/advocacy support tasks as required.

Required Skills and Experience

  • The intern should be pursuing academic studies in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, Development Studies or other similar subject at post graduate level.
  • Be enrolled in a post 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.


  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English is required.


  • No work experience is required
  • Some knowledge and experience in events coverage, organizing events and/or training, media relations and/or advocacy campaigns, using traditional and social media will be an asset
  • Some experience in graphic design (Adobe suite) and creating communication materials will be an added advantage
  • Strong computer skills, Word, Excel, Power Point.

Applicants to the internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  • 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 as defined above and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.

Interns are not financially remunerated by UN Women.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should apply here

4th March, 2019 (Midnight New York, USA)

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