Human Resources (Social Media) Intern in Kenya

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Human Resources (Social Media) Intern in Kenya

Human Resources (Social Media) Intern

The Talent Acquisition Team at Regional Bureau of Nairobi (RBN) aims to reach and motivate important external and internal stakeholders through influential voices, tailored content, and memorable experiences, leveraging data and insights into their views and behaviors. By doing so, we can effectively establish WFP as the leading humanitarian organization fighting hunger worldwide and trigger action for Zero Hunger.


  • Candidate must be a recent graduate (within the last 6 months) or actively pursuing an undergraduate degree of which he/she has competed 2 years of undergraduate study OR pursuing a graduate programme in Business Management, Business Analytics, Operations Management, Data Science, Applied Science, Human Resources or related field. 
  • Fluency (written and spoken) in English is required. Working knowledge of another UN language (French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is desirable.

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and data visualization software) is required.

Duties & Responsibilities
(not all-inclusive)

  • Assist in the design and the development of diverse new HR employer-branding projects in the field of employment fairs, university relationships, onboarding, talent acquisition and others.
  • Support with communication on HR information to stakeholders, external vendors and/or client groups in line with EVP activities.
  • Update and maintain internal knowledge management and platforms on EVP activities.
  • Monitor emerging industry trends and best-practices and provide recommendations on stakeholder engagement EVP programme optimization.
  • Support with social media and traditional media listening and monitoring of stakeholder activities involving WFP and report on their performance.
  • Update and maintain internal databases and other monitoring systems with stakeholder-related data, and relevant key information.
  • Support with identification and outreach to external stakeholders (influencers, celebrities, government donors, partners) to support WFP’s campaigns, events and other strategic visibility initiatives at (Regional Bureau) RB and Country Office (CO).
  • Support with the creation of EVP (Employer Value Proposition) outreach materials, presentations, briefing documents, assets and other relevant materials.
  • Draft and curate messages and copy for activities leveraging external stakeholders, including social media activities and platforms.
  • Together with WFP’s Regional Bureau Communications Advocacy and Marketing (CAM) Unit, support with the ideation and development of engagement mechanisms and creative collaboration opportunities with external stakeholders.


  • Develop an internal database of external stakeholders (universities).
  • A minimum 5 campaigns on social media platforms.
  • Support with driving Employer Value Proposition (EVP) initiatives.


Throughout their assignment WFP interns have access to an industry leading learning platform, WeLearn. Depending on opportunities and availability of funds, he/she may participate in WFP workshops or seminars, as appropriate. They will ensure to remain compliant to mandatory course requirements in line with organisational directives:

  • WFP Mandatory courses.
  • Skill Development 70|20|10 Rule.
  • Undertake a minimum of 3 technical Couse in respective area of work.

Learning elements:

  • Manage one of the fastest-growth social media platforms for the world’s largest humanitarian agency.
  • Participate in the content ideation and content production process, working closely with other content creators at WFP.
  • Understand social media performance metrics and how to feed actionable insights back into the content production loop.
  • Work as part of a multicultural, diverse team managing WFP’s largest online communications channels
  • Understand core narratives and key thematic areas of WFP’s work.


  • Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP depending on the duty station of assignment (i.e. Nairobi).
  • This position is not remote and will be based in Nairobi, Kenya for the entirety of the contract
  • WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.
  • WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognised institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education.
  • The internship duration is 8 months, full-time.

How to Apply

  • The deadline for receiving applications for this position is February 01, 2023
  • Applications for this position will close at 11:59 p.m. (East African Time) on the deadline date.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • WFP embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that celebrates diversity and inclusivity in all ways. 
  • Employment is decided on the basis of competitive selection, qualifications and merit.


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