Intern – Public Information, I

 UNOCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Intern - Public Information, I Job Opening Number: 19-Public Information-OCHA-113527-J-Abuja (X)Location: AbujaJob Type: TemporaryDepartment/Office: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsOrg. Setting and ReportingThe United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is the UN Secretariat department responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to complex emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA also ensures that there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.OCHA Nigeria addresses and facilitates issues relating to coordination, communications and humanitarian financing, and serves the entire humanitarian community. In doing this, OCHA works with the Government of Nigeria and other counterparts. OCHA provides support to the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) in Nigeria. Working with the entire humanitarian community, OCHA looks to foster a conducive operating environment that facilitates the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance (both material assistance and protection assistance). Crucially, OCHA promotes compliance with humanitarian principles in the humanitarian response.This internship will be based in Abuja, Nigeria, and the intern shall be under the general guidance and supervision of the Head of the Communication Section. The internship is being offered for a minimum period of five (5) months, with a possibility of extension.ResponsibilitiesIn general, the intern shall support OCHA Nigeria in fostering a conducive operating environment that facilitates the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance (both material and protection).Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual's background and duties may include but are not limited to:Supporting on the organization, labeling, editing of photographs from the fieldSupporting with the organization and planning of a photography exhibition in AbujaSupporting with editing and preparation of reports, bulletins and information products;Researching, analysing and presenting information gathered from diverse sources on assigned topics/issues;Assisting in the writing of web stories;Assisting in the dissemination of information through social media (facebook, twitter etc);Assisting in the organization of meetings, seminars, conferences, work-shops, etc., and serving as note-taker to such events;Assisting in the preparation of briefing materials/pack for high-level or donor missions;Supporting the flow of information between the country office and sub-offices;Performing other tasks requested by supervisor, as appropriate. 

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