WIMUN Digital Media Intern

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WIMUN Digital Media Intern

WIMUN

DIGITAL MEDIA INTERN

POSITION DESCRIPTION

START DATE: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

CATEGORY: INTERNSHIP

LOCATION: REMOTE

DEADLINE TO APPLY: APRIL 30, 2021

WIMUN DIGITAL CONTENT INTERN
GENERAL OVERVIEW

  • The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is a global
    nonprofit organization working for a stronger and more effective United
    Nations. Established in 1946, we represent and coordinate a membership
    of over 100 United Nations Associations and their thousands of members.
    We work to build a better world by strengthening and improving the
    United Nations, through the engagement of people who share a global
    mindset and support international cooperation – global citizens. Our
    organization has offices at the UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva,
    as well as in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

  • The WFUNA International Model United Nations (WIMUN) is WFUNA’s
    Model UN program and the most accurate simulation of the United
    Nations in the world. With participants from over 100 countries and all
    inhabited continents, WIMUN is a truly international educational
    experience.

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • The WIMUN Digital Media Intern assists with the creation of digital media
    and communications for all WFUNA International Model United Nations
    conferences. He/she will work closely with and report to WFUNA’s Model
    UN Coordinator and Model UN Program Associate.

  • The position is remote.

  • This is an unpaid internship.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Marketing :The WIMUN Digital Media Intern will have the opportunity to
    have a significant input in the development of marketing materials for
    upcoming WIMUN conferences. This may include, but is not limited to, the
    creation of videos and graphics that can be utilized in email campaigns or
    on the WIMUN website. If agreed upon by the intern and his/her
    supervisor, this may also include assisting with the development of a
    broader marketing strategy and/or the upcoming WIMUN website
    overhaul.

  • Social Media :The WIMUN Digital Media Intern will assist with maintaining
    WIMUN’s social media presence including but not limited to Facebook,
    Instagram, Snapchat, Flicker, and Twitter. He/she will help to develop a
    coherent social media strategy that can be applied across different social
    media pages and will be create strong visuals to help reach a wide
    international audience.

  • Website and Newsletter :The WIMUN Digital Media Intern will assist with
    managing the WIMUN website (www.wfuna.org/wimun) and update it
    regularly. He/she will work closely with WFUNA’s Model UN Program
    Associate and WFUNA’s Digital Media & Communications Officer to ensure
    a successful integration of the WIMUN website into the WFUNA website.
    He/she will also send out regular newsletters with information about past
    events, upcoming WIMUN conferences, and other WIMUN related news.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

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WIMUN DIGITAL CONTENT INTERN

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Communications, Marketing, or a related
    field.

  • Previous experience with the creation of digital media content, such as
    graphics for social media or marketing campaigns, video creation and
    editing,

  • Previous experience with Model UN (and WIMUN in particular, is a plus).

  • Knowledge of the United Nations. Non-profit/civil society experience is a
    plus.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (French and/or
    Spanish are a plus).

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • High energy, results-oriented self-starter who can involve and motivate
    key stakeholders, staff, and interns


  • Thrives in a multi-faceted, fast-paced, and challenging environment.


  • Well-organized with close attention to detail and implementation.


  • Strategic, progressive, and creative thinker.


  • To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 samples of previous
    digital content you created to wimunassociate@wfuna.org. Applications
    will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we will close the application on
    April 30, 2021. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis and WFUNA
    reserves the right to close applications early if a suitable candidate is
    found before April 30. Your application materials should be submitted in
    English. Please indicate “WIMUN Digital Media Internship” in the subject
    line of your email and consolidate your resume and cover letter into one
    document. Due to the volume of applications received, please note that
    only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. No
    phone calls, please.


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