Vacancy at GGKP: Intern, Communications

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12 February 2018

Closing Date: 26 February 2018
Intern: Communications
Location: Geneva
Duration: 3-6 months


The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is looking for a dynamic communications intern to support its communication and outreach. The deadline to apply is 26 February 2018.


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:

  • Collaboratively identifying knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice;
  • Catalysing knowledge generation to address these gaps; and
  • Sharing and disseminating green growth knowledge. 



The intern will work closely with the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Communications Officer to assist with the maintenance of the GGKP website, 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 developing GGKP communication materials, such as infographics, flyers, brochures, summaries and factsheets (graphic design skills an advantage);

  • Support the execution of GGKP webinars and online meetings (knowledge of GoToWebinar an advantage);

  • Support the development of a monthly GGKP newsletter (knowledge of ConstantContact an advantage);

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

  • 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. 



  • Graphic design skills;
  • Outstanding writing abilities in English;
  • Familiarity with global environmental issues.  



Further information and details regarding this internship can be found here. Only applications submitted electronically through the United Nations careers portal by 26 February 2018 will be given consideration.

Posting Period: 13 February-26 February 2018

Job ID: 92614