No Experience UN Jobs – Intern (Public Information) – International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Job Title:    Intern (Public Information)
No Experience UN Jobs

Organisation: International
Organization for Migration (IOM

Duty Station:  Kampala,

CFA No. : CFA/UG/011/2020


About US:

Established in 1951,
the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is committed to the
principle that humane and orderly migration benefits both migrants and society
in general. The IOM mission in Uganda was established in 1988 and has since
been supporting the Government to address migration challenges and building
capacity of relevant stakeholders. IOM implements a range of programmatic
interventions in areas such as Refugee Resettlement; Emergency Response mostly
for refugees from South Sudan and Democratic Republic of the Congo; Migration
Health (Assessments and Promotion); Labor Migration and Human Development;
Counter-Trafficking and Migrant Assistance; Immigration and Border Management;
and Migration Governance, including policy and research.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the overall direction of the Chief of
Mission and the direct supervision of the Public Information Officer, the
intern will provide support to the Public Information Unit by performing the
below tasks:

the Mission’s Public Information Officer during planning, reporting, writing
and editing stories about IOM activities.

with Capturing, organizing and editing multimedia content such as photos and

the Public Information Officer with posting, updating and editing content on
IOM Uganda’s digital platforms such as the website and Facebook, Twitter,
YOUTUBE, Instagram and other platforms.

and follow up on PRFs, payment requests and other documents as may be assigned
from time to time.

meetings and committees and prepare minutes and reports – as the situation may

assignment, send out, receive and coordinate PIU’s communication with internal
and external clients.

copies, file documents and carry out other clerical work as may be assigned
from time to time.

all other tasks as may be assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

to IOM internships must, at the time of application, meet one of the following

enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme
(minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or

enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or
equivalent, or higher); or

graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the
internship within one year of graduation.(applicants who graduated since
October 2019 will be accepted)

applicants must be between 20 and 36 years of age.

should have a working knowledge (both oral and written) of English.

should have completed or final year of enrolment in bachelor’s degree program
in the field of journalism or/and media studies or related fields.

to use own initiative and work under pressure with minimum supervision

computer skills – Word, Excel and Internet

interpersonal and communication skills

to detail and ability to organize

and objective driven


Core Competencies – behavioural indicators

Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities and assumes
responsibility for own action and delighted work.

– Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex
matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

– Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to
achieve shared goals and optimize results.

results – produces and delivers quality services in a service-oriented and
timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

and sharing knowledge– Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and


How to Apply:

All qualified and interested
applicants may send their applications to Reference Number
and Position Title (CFAUG/011/2020 – Intern- (Public information) should be
specified in the SUBJECT field.


Applications from
qualified female candidates are especially encouraged.

Only short-listed
candidates will be invited for an interview.

Appointment is
subject to funding confirmation


Deadline: 8th December 2020


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