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Internship Opportunity - Development and Communications Internship (ITN074)

Development and Communications | Fixed term, full-time,

£8.72 per hour

Closing date: 2020-11-12

We are looking for a skilled and motivated intern to join our Development and Communications team to support our efforts in building good relationship management, researching partnership and funding opportunities, and ensuring the effective management of the intelligence on our donors and partners.

The UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) is a global centre of excellence on biodiversity. The Centre operates as a collaboration between UNEP and the UK registered charity WCMC. Together, we are confronting the global crisis facing nature. We do this through collaborating with partners around the world to create innovative solutions to environmental challenges.

We are looking for an Intern to start in January 2021 for 12 weeks. If you are interested in this placement, please submit a CV and covering letter through the link below by 12th November 2020. Please note we do not require an application form for this placement.

Please note this is not a UN post and we can only accept applications from those eligible to work in the UK.

WCMC attaches great importance to addressing safeguarding and ethical considerations in all activities carried out by its staff, including where partner organisations or individuals are part of the delivery of our work. This includes children and vulnerable adults in the community who may be vulnerable to abuse. WCMC act with integrity, are transparent and expect applicants to share the same values.

WCMC is a UK charity that promotes for public benefit the conservation, protection, enhancement and support of nature and natural resources worldwide. We do this by collecting, storing, processing, analysing, interpreting and sharing data that increase our knowledge and understanding of biodiversity and the conservation of nature. Good data are the foundation of informed decision-making and we work with many partners to help them develop their knowledge and capacity to make good decisions.

We collaborate with the United Nations Environment Programme within the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).