Vacancy - GGKP Communications Intern

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6 December 2016

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is looking for a dynamic communications intern to assist with its communication strategy. 

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform ( office in Geneva was launched in January 2014 to support a global partnership of over 40 leading international organizations, research institutes and think tanks focused on:
i.Collaboratively identifying knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice;
ii.Catalysing knowledge generation to address these gaps; and
iii. Sharing and disseminating green growth knowledge. 


The intern will work closely with the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Communications Officer and contribute to the implementation of the GGKP communication strategy. The intern is expected to assist with the development of the GGKP websites, preparation of communication material and organization of online and in-person events.

Daily responsibilities may vary depending on the individual’s background as well as the internship period. Duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist in the running of GGKP webinars and online meetings (knowledge of GoToWebinar and GoToMeeting an advantage)

  • Write web news stories for the GGKP website, update the events webpage and upload blogs (knowledge of Drupal an advantage). 

  • Assist in developing GGKP communication materials such as infographics, flyers, brochures, summaries and factsheets.

  • Assist in the development of a monthly GGKP newsletter.

  • Assist in maintaining the GGKP content calendar 

  • Assist in the organization of events and conferences 

  • Assist in management of the social media accounts for GGKP, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

  • Photo research and proofreading of GGKP reports.

  • The GGKP communication internship is for 3 or 6 months.


Further information and details regarding this internship can be found here. Only applications submitted electronically through the UN careers portal by 16 December 2016 will be given consideration.



Duty Station: GENEVA

Posting Period: 02 December 2016 - 16 December 2016

Job Opening Number: 70490