Research and manage the daily press clippings, and provide summaries for senior management of The Public Information Section along with other public relations and media duties. Interns accepted on a rolling basis.

Qualifications

Education: The applicant must have completed at least two years of full-time study that will lead to the award of a degree in international relations, political science, history, public information, journalism, marketing, film production or other relevant field. Applications may be may up to two years after completion of a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. Experience in the following areas are an asset:

  • Website management or design, or video-audio experience;
  • Photography and photo editing skills;
  • Strong analytical and research writing skills.

Language: The applicant must possess excellent written and oral communication in English. Working knowledge of another official language of the CTBTO Preparatory Commission or language spoken in one of the Annex 2 States is an asset.

Duties

Under the close supervision of the Spokesperson and Chief of Public Information, and as a member of the press and public information team, the intern shall:

  • Research and manage the daily press clippings, and provide summaries for senior management;
  • Draft input for the social media sites Facebook and Twitter, monitor comments and conduct media research and analysis;
  • Research and draft articles for the public website www.ctbto.org;
  • Assist with research on public diplomacy strategies to promote the Treaty’s entry into force and the completion of its verification regime;
  • Assist with building media profiles for public information stakeholders and research media outlets in different countries and regions;
  • Update contact database and the Flickr photograph database;
  • Assist in the video-audio project productions with drafting shot sheets, updating the YouTube site and organizing video-audio files;
  • Support efforts to highlight the Group of Eminent Persons (GEM) and the CTBTO Youth Group;
  • Other tasks as assigned.

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