Partnerships & Communication Intern

Job categories Communications, Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5312/21893
Department/office AFR, ETMCO, Sudan
Duty station Khartoum, Sudan
Contract type Intern
Contract level Intern
Duration 6 months with possible extension
Application period 08-Jun-2021 to 21-Jun-2021

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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The Partnerships and Communication intern will work in the Sudan office based in Khartoum & will report to the Hub Partnerships Specialist. He / She will support the Partnerships Unit by conducting research on donors and market trends and implementing the Communication Plan in order to increase the visibility of UNOPS in the sub-region by communicating on our results and activities.

The incumbent will be responsible for the following specific tasks:

External Communication

  • Support the updating of ETMCO communication strategy and plan, as well as relevant engagement with the Hub offices

  • Draft high-quality copy for external news stories, newsletter, factsheets and web content.

  • Contribute to the development and drafting of concept notes, proposals, presentations, etc.

  • Ensure data and visualization quality in internal and external communications such as Intranet, Presentations, monthly newsletters, and brochures.

  • Assist with developing outreach and other events in coordination with the HQ Communication Group and ETMCO units.

  • Develop/update list of media outlets in Sudan 

Knowledge Management

  • Ensure that organizational systems are updated and populated frequently

  • When needed, provide regular reports on business acquisition pipeline to the Partnerships Advisor and the Senior Management Team

  • Liaise with the Communications and Partnerships Group in Head Quarters as well as project communication focal points colleagues on communication matters as necessary

Business intelligence

  • Conduct analysis and mapping of donor priorities, areas of focus and geographical priorities as well as national country strategies

  • Prepare business/market analysis reports for major donors and countries in the region to support the development of new engagements opportunities

  • Research events, publications and announcements, to track and screen opportunities for possible UNOPS interventions and identify trends that will drive partnership opportunities

Partnerships and Project development

  • Support the Hub’s efforts in liaising with potential donors, funding partners, agencies and institutions

  • Participate in meetings with potential partners and ensure their systematic and timely follow-up

Perform other related duties as required.     

Education To be eligible the applicants must have graduated within the last th...

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Contract type: Intern. Contract level: Intern. Contract duration: 6 mont...

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