Intern, Communications and Private Sector Engagement
The Intern, Communications and Private Sector Engagement, will assist the Head of Communications in coordinating IUCN Asia’s Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) 2019 communications and delivering IUCN Asia’s Communications and Business and Biodiversity Programme.
• Provide support in coordinating communications activities for the Regional Conservation Forum 2019
• Provide support in the implementation of the IUCN Asia Communications Strategy
• Provide support in coordinating business engagements efforts across the region
• Provide support in drafting communications products for the IUCN Asia Communication Unit and Business and Biodiversity Programme
• Update the database of private sector engagements in Asia as needed
• Provide support in conducting due diligence on regional private sector engagements as needed
• Must be currently enrolled in a bachelor or advance degree or equivalent qualification in marketing, communications or any business-related studies
• Strong credibility, aptitude and ability for problem solving
• Ability to deliver under pressure/aptitude for number crunching
• Ability to communicate in English
• Comfortable to work in multi-cultural environment
• Willingness to learn is essential
Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button.
Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.
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