Communications and Partnerships Intern

Full Time


UNOPS is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communications and Partnerships Intern in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • Job Title: Communications and Partnerships Intern
  • Job by UNOPS- United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Grade: Internship – Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date: 2023-09-12
Job categories: Communications, Partnerships
Vacancy code: VA/2023/B5333/26631
Department/office: AFR, ETMCO, Ethiopia MCO
Duty station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Contract type: Intern
Contract level: Intern
Duration: Six months
Application period30-Aug-2023 to 12-Sep-2023

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Functional Responsibilities

The intern will have an opportunity to have on the job training and will be working on the below listed tasks;

Communications :

  • Support the preparation of external communication materials, including factsheets, articles, infographics, videos and other materials,customized for target key audiences such as donors, UN agencies, governments, foundations, NGOs, civil society and private sector for effective outreach among existing and potential partners.
  • Assist with social media content management and scheduling.
  • Support in drafting contents, presentations, correspondence, briefings, talking points and all other external communication material.
  • Support Partner Surveys and resulting action plans.
  • Support with other communications task to ensure the support to EMCO’s communications and resource mobilization activities.

Business intelligence :

  • Assist in conducting analysis and mapping of donor priorities, areas of focus and geographical priorities as well as national country strategies.
  • Assist in research events, publications and announcements, to track and screen opportunities for possible UNOPS interventions and identify trends that will drive partnership opportunities.

Partnerships and project development :

  • Support the EMCO’s efforts in liaising with potential donors, funding partners, agencies and institutions.
  • Support in the development of project-related documents including project descriptions, budgets, legal accords, risk registers and gender action plans.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Education/Experience/Language requirements

Education requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism or related fields.
  • Applicants should have graduated from the above-stated fields within three (3) years prior to the date of the application for the internship.
Work experience
  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience.
  • Skills in researching, writing and editing content that is clear, concise and effectively conveying key messages to target audiences is an asset.
  • Detail focused and ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment is an an advantage.

Language requirements

  • Fluency in English ( reading, written and spoken) is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is an asset.


  • Experience/knowledge of Google Suite products is an asset.
  • Knowledge of software packages for publication such as Adobe Creative Suite – especially InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro or other relevant products commonly used is an added advantage.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization’s page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.