Intern at United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)

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.Job Title: Intern - Public Information, I (Temporary Job Opening)Job Opening Number: 18-Public Information-OCHA-97505-J-Abuja (A)Department/Office: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsStaffing Exercise: N/AUnited Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for DiversityOrg. 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 ReliefWeb aims to provide reliable disaster and crisis updates and analysis to humanitarians by: collecting information from more than 4,000 global information sources around the clock; delivering content which is most relevant to ReliefWeb's global audience, includes country and disaster reports, maps, info-graphics, job announcements and learning opportunities thereby; enabling humanitarian partners to analyze context and situations and make better decisions.This internship will be situated within OCHA ReliefWeb office based in Abuja, Nigeria, and the intern will be under the general guidance of the Editorial Assistant with a directing reporting line to the Head of Communication. The internship is being offered for a minimum period of three (3) months, with a possibility of extension up to a maximum period of six (6) months, starting on 1 June 2018.ResponsibilitiesIn general, the intern will support OCHA in fulfilling its mission to coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention; and facilitate sustainable solutions.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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