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.
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.
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.