Internship - Communications, Advocacy and Marketing
World Food Programme , United Kingdom
Closing Date for Applications:
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. We are currently seeking to fill a Communications, Advocacy and Marketing intern position in our London Office.
Brief description of the WFP London Office
Who we are and what we do:
- Communications and Advocacy: London is an international media hub allowing WFP to engage with the public reaching huge global audiences.
- Private Sector Partnerships: PGP is responsible for building a pipeline of corporate and foundation prospects as well as management of WFP’s global humanitarian partnerships.
- External Relations: We engage with a range of institutions, including international NGO partners, Humanitarian think-tanks and parliament.
Duties and responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Communications, Advocacy and Marketing the candidate will perform the following duties:
- Help to develop content for WFP London’s social media channels.
- Monitor the UK’s media, Parliament, NGOs and Government communications for issues relating to WFP’s work.
- Work on brand building campaigns specific to the UK market.
- Support the development and running of events.
- Performing other duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Currently enrolled with at least two years undergraduate studies completed, or recently graduated (within the past six months)
- University course attendance in the past 12 months;
- Excellent command of English; Working knowledge of a second UN language would be an asset;
- Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
Required soft skills/WFP Competencies:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and evidence of writing for a range of online and offline communication channels.
- Experience of using social media platforms to raise awareness.
- Knowledge of UK Parliament, politics and current affairs would be an advantage.
- Working knowledge of English (proficiency/level C) is required.