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Position: 
Sharefair Hospitality and Logistics Intern

Duration: 3 months starting as soon as possible

Time: The work will be full time with an expected amount of 40 hours per week

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Sharefair Logistics and Hospitality Coordinator for the Regional Sharefair the intern will assist the Planning Team in various activities related to Sharefair 2014. 

A work plan with achievements for the duration of the Internship and learning opportunities will be agreed upon.
Tasks and Responsibilities 
Under the direct supervision of the Sharefair Logistics and Hospitality Coordinator, the Hospitality and Logistics Intern will undertake, but not limited to, the following tasks:

Pre-event preparation:
  • Assist with the key partner agencies, organizations and individuals to secure their participation to Sharefair 2014;
  • Support the dispatch and receiving of documents and technologies for exhibition;
  • Support logistics related to physical set-up of Exhibition area;
  • Assist with maintaining and updating database of invited participants, confirmations and sessions. 
  • Assist with visa and hotel booking support;
  • Assist with inventory and moving of equipment, facilities, furniture and other materials.
On-site tasks:
  • Meet & greet Sharefair 2014 VIPs and participants, both on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as well as at the UN Gigiri compound, assistance with registry, pass and directions to the different venues within the compound.
  • Assure the comfort of the arriving participants and directs them to the proper staff or service;
  • Assist with disbursement of DSA to sponsored participants;
  • Provide administrative support to Exhibitors and Session attendees: registration desk, information desk, travel support (providing information of international and local transport / airport information), lost & found, etc.;
  • Assist with the arrangement for catering services;
  • Assist with the compilation of information on participants of sessions. Consolidate and record the list of attendees. Collate, photocopy and print materials as necessary; maintain supply of forms and charts as needed; and
  • Assist in any other matters, as requested.
Qualifications and Experience
  • University student in Public Administration, Hospitality, Logistics, Management, Diplomacy, Communications or related field;
  • Fluent spoken and written English;Other UN language is an asset;
  • Professional administration, logistics and communications skills;
  • Full proficiency in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.);
  • Good interpersonal relations and ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Creativity.
Learning Elements
  1. Increased understanding of UN Women’s work and the UN system;
  2. Learning different aspects of human resources with a focus on recruitment in an international environment;
  3. Meeting and networking with UN Women colleagues in other units;
  4. Work as a team member in a multicultural setting.
Requirements

The UN Women Internship Programme operates on a non-remunerative basis. 

The costs connected with an intern’s participation in the Programme must be borne by the nominating institution; or by the student, who will have to obtain funds for subsistence and make his or her own arrangements for travel, accommodation, etc.

Proof of medical coverage, passport/visa must be provided for the file before the internship commences.

How to Apply
 
Applicants should e-mail their complete application package which must include Cover letter and CV to consultancies.eharo@unwomen.org with the following subject line: Internship Women Economic Empowerment - Hospitality and Logistics

Documentalist Intern

Position:
Documentalist for the Sharefair on inspiring Agricultural Change 

Duration: Up to 4 months starting as soon as possible

Time: The work will be full time with an expected amount of 40 hours per week

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the regional Policy Advisor for economic Empowerment and the Regional Knowledge Manager, the documentalist intern will assist the team in documenting the various technologies exhibited during a Sharefair which will be held 15-17 October 2014 and producing a booklet of the same to be disseminated during the Sharefair and after the Sharefair

(see more at www.empowerwomen/Sharefair2014 ). 

A work plan with achievements for the duration of the Internship and learning opportunities will be agreed upon.

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Working closely with the technological innovations team, to compile the technologies  that will be documented and shared during the Sharefair;
  • Using already existing information and photos from the technology entry forms, document details of the technology  and identify information gaps that need to be provided by the exhibitor;
  • Work closely with the exhibitors  to document and generate added information regarding the technology: this may include documenting photos and stories about the technology
  • Contribute to the editing and proof reading of the text;
  • Contribute to the production of a well-designed colorful booklet outlining each of the technologies to be exhibited during the Sharefair;
  • Work closely with the communication team to publish the booklet as well as produce copies to be disseminated during and after the Sharefair;
  • Support and provide input to discussions on the e-repository of the technologies; and
  • Perform any other duties as required during the time of the assignment.
Qualifications and Experience
  • The intern should have demonstrated experience of communications, journalism, content management, social networking and partnership development;
  • Degree in any of the following- Communication and Media, Journalism, Web Graphic Design.
  • Must be a good writer and editor  and
  • Demonstrate skills and expertise in Planning, communication, teamwork, and content analysis;
  • Knowledge about Adobe creative suite CS 6
Learning Elements
  1. Increased understanding of UN Women’s work and its partners in the UN system;
  2. Learning and applying different aspects of communication and media including graphics design, media relations, partnerships and networking, reporting and documentation;
  3. Meeting and networking with UN Women and other partners colleagues in other units;
  4. Work as a team member in a multicultural setting.
Requirements

The UN Women Internship Programme operates on a non-remunerative basis.

The costs connected with an intern’s participation in the Programme must be borne by the nominating institution; or by the student, who will have to obtain funds for subsistence and make his or her own arrangements for travel, accommodation, etc.

Proof of medical coverage, passport/visa must be provided for the file before the internship commences.

How to apply

Applicants should e-mail their complete application package which must include Cover letter and CV to consultancies.eharo@unwomen.org with the following subject line: Internship Women Economic Empowerment - Documentalist

Position: WEE Communication Intern

Duration:
 Up to 6 months starting as soon as possible

Time:
 The work will be full time with an expected amount of 40 hours per week

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the regional Policy Advisor for Economic Empowerment and the Regional Knowledge Manager, the WEE intern will assist the Team in various activities related to the Sharefair communications activities. 

The Sharefair will take place 15-17 October 2014 (seewww.empowerwomen/Sharefair2014). 

Tasks and Responsibilities
 

  1. Support the implementation of the Sharefair communications strategy through the guidance of the Sharefair team;
  2. Media relations- support the media activities of the Sharefair including monitoring and evaluation of Sharefair on the media;
  3. Draft stories for posting on the Sharefair site;
  4. Create, manage and update continuously the facebook, twitter accounts among other social networks for the Sharefair;
  5. Support in graphic work for the Sharefair IEC materials;
  6. Perform any other duties as required during the time of the assignment.
 Qualifications and Experience

The intern should have demonstrated experience of communications, journalism, content management, social networking and partnership development;
  • Degree in any of the following- Communication and Media, Journalism, Web Graphic Design.
  • Must be a good writer
  • Must be familiar with social media and policies as regards the same
  • Demonstrate skills and expertise in Planning, Teamwork, Illustration Tools, Multimedia Content Development, Understanding Browser Capabilities, Internet Presence, Verbal Communication.
Learning Elements
  1. Increased understanding of UN Women’s work and the UN system;
  2. Learning different aspects of communication and media including graphics design, media relations, partnerships and networking, reporting and documentation;
  3. Meeting and networking with UN Women and other partners colleagues in other units; and
  4. Work as a team member in a multicultural setting.
Requirements
  1. The UN Women Internship Programme operates on a non-remunerative basis. The costs connected with an intern’s participation in the Programme must be borne by the nominating institution; or by the student, who will have to obtain funds for subsistence and make his or her own arrangements for travel, accommodation, etc.
  2. Proof of medical coverage, passport/visa must be provided for the file before the internship commences.

How to Apply

Applicants should e-mail their complete application package which must include Cover letter and CV to consultancies.eharo@unwomen.org with the following subject line: Internship Women Economic Empowerment- Communication

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