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Communications and Social Media Intern in Brussels, Belgium

Volunteer/Internships UNPO Advocacy Office - Brussels
The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international membership organization working in the field of human rights, self-determination, indigenous issues, democracy and non-violence. UNPO represents 47 nations, minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and was established in 1991 at the Peace Palace in The Hague. UNPO’s worldwide activities are coordinated and implemented from the organization’s advocacy office in Brussels and the headquarters in The Hague.
Students and young professionals from all over the world, with degrees in international relations, political science, international law, development and political/social geography and a range of work experience have undertaken internships at the UNPO. Interns are offered a unique work experience, with a wide range of responsibilities in a multicultural environment that uses English as the main working language. Each intern is given the opportunity to develop and implement their academic, organizational, political, and administrative and research skills.
Interns are expected to have a mature and flexible attitude, display good time management skills, be able to undertake work independently and conduct accurate research. The intern should enjoy working in an internationally oriented office where a multitude of tasks will be assigned. The internship requires a high degree of responsibility and autonomy from the intern, but in turn promises an equally rewarding experience.

Contract: Volunteer
Duration: 4 months (minimum)
Start: January 2016
Deadline for applications: 7 December 2015, 23h59 (GMT +1)

Job Description:
The intern will assist the UNPO Brussels team in implementing the organization’s social media strategy and brand management, which includes conducting online advocacy, developing and expanding community outreach efforts and designing social media campaigns.
Intern requirements:
- Excellent working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, blogs
- Excellent command of oral and written English. Working knowledge of other EU/UN languages.
- Genuine interest in International Politics, European Union and United Nations mechanisms. Basic knowledge of minority rights, self-determination, indigenous peoples and human rights.
- Knowledge of website management.
- Basic knowledge of office management and/or team working.

Please note that applications from representatives of UNPO Members are encouraged.
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Published on: Dec. 4, 2015

80 applicants .


Communications and Social Media Intern in Brussels, Belgium

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization

Internship conditions

From : Any time!

Duration : Flexible


Salary : No salary


Languages required : ENGLISH (advanced)


The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization


The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organisation. Its members are indigenous peoples, minorities, and unrecognised or occupied territories who have joined together to protect and promote their human and cultural rights, to preserve their environments, and to find nonviolent solutions to conflicts which affect them.