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Internship Opportunity - Social Media Intern (ITN065)

Development | Fixed term, full-time,

£8.21 per hour

Closing date: 2019-06-05

We are looking for a creative, confident and proactive individual to help us run our social media accounts.

UNEP-WCMC strives for a sustainable world for biodiversity and people. Through our work we aim to inspire and empower decision makers to manage biodiversity and ecosystem services for people and the planet.

In this role your focus will be on implementing our new social media strategy. You will be a natural story teller, skilled at transforming complex scientific information into compelling stories for social media. You will work closely with our wider communications team to ensure all the content you produce is helping us communicate with impact. You will also be interested in carrying out research into and basic analysis of social media posts and accounts.

This fixed-term placement is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a fast-paced team and contribute to our work confronting the challenges faced by our world’s biodiversity. If you’re a recent graduate, this placement is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills, work for a world-class organisation and play a key role in generating a step-change in our communications.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging placement where you can impress us with your writing skills, we want to hear from you.

Please send the your CV and a short covering letter by clicking on the link below by 5th June 2019. No application form is required for this post.

Interviews will be held during the week of the 24th June 2019. We are looking for an Intern to start on 7th July.

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

WCMC is a UK charity, based in Cambridge, which works in collaboration with UN Environment, under the banner of UNEP-WCMC. Our mission is to evaluate and highlight the many values of biodiversity and put authoritative biodiversity knowledge at the centre of decision-making. Since our establishment in the 1970s, the Centre has been at the forefront of the compilation, management, analysis and dissemination of global biodiversity information, and has an outstanding record of achievement.