Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    February 10, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    February 21, 2024

Job Description

The Museum for the United Nations – UN Live is looking for a passionate and resourceful intern to support our interdisciplinary team working to drive action through culture:

Junior Accociate for Social Media

The successful candidates will be part of a team of purpose-driven professionals, with a diversity of educational backgrounds and nationalities, located in a growing number of locations around the world.

The internship programme has been established with a view to enhancing students and recent graduates practical knowledge in the areas of public social engagement, cultural programming and global collaboration towards achievind the sustainable Develooment Goals.

We are currently hiring for the first half of 2024, starting 1st of April and ending on 30st of September 2024 (we can accommodate a flexible start date for the right candidate).

The deadline for application is Wednesday, the 21st of February 2024.

Role and responsibility, and profile

A Social Media Intern with a focus on social media coordination and visual communication brings a valuable skillset to the team, contributing to our brand’s visual identity and online engagement strateg. The intern will work in the communications team.

The detailed work areas, plan and responsibilities will be defined in the first weeks of employment in collaboration with the intern. The primary areas of work for which you will gain experience are:

1. Content Creation:

  • Create visually appealing and engaging content for various social media platforms, including graphics and images.
  • Support team in writing engaging copy for social media, and proof reading of posts.
  • Work closely with comms team to maintain a cohesive and visually appealing brand image.
  • Video editing skills are an advantage.

2.Trend Monitoring:

  • Stay updated on current social media trends, algorithm changes, industry news and emerging platforms.
  • Plan and execute innovative visual communication strategies to enhance brand awareness, increase followership and engagement.

3. Social Media Management:

  • Develop and execute social media strategies across all channels, aligned with the organisation’s mission.
  • Actively engage with the online community, fostering positive relationships and building a strong brand community.
  • Identify and collaborate with relevant influencers or brand advocates to amplify the brand’s reach.

4.  Campaign Coordination:

  • Assist in planning and executing social media campaigns, ensuring visual elements are consistent win campaign objectives .
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate social media into broader communication campaigns.
  • Measure performance on all platorms. evaluaung strategies.

In addition, you will equally support logistical planning and performing administrative tasks related to the team and team culture. For all team members. we anticipate an active contribution in both meetings, workshops, and the everyday activities of the team, including giving your inputs on UN Live’s strategic direction and development.


Profile for candidates

We are looking for one new team members who have:

  • Super strong English writing skills, coupled with an ability and interest in putting them into action tor a global larger audience
  • Strong knowledge of Social Media trends on various platforms, algorithms, and how to drive engagements and following
  • Strategic and practical experience with social media management and activation of social media communities
  • A passion for the United Nation’s values and work including the SDGs and an interest in being part or a social impact-driven, global environment
  • Strong analytical skills and a problem-solving attitude
  • High degree of structure and attention to detail
  • Both an ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as an ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary, global team
  • Ability to keep track of many moving parts, whilst keeping sight of the overarching goal
  • A drive to learn quickly and be challenged with increasing levels of responsibility
  • A personality that helps build an engaging, fun, productive and inclusive environment for the organization
  • Relevant and related track record and work experience
  • Design SkIlls Is an advantage

Candidates who are enrolled in, or have recently graduated from, one of the following fields of study are encouraged to apply: Social Media, Communications or Digital Media, Visual Communication,Design, Marketing with Digital Media Specialization, or candidates who can show equivalent work experience through a portfolio of visual communication projects.

About the internship programme at UN Live

  • Working hours: The intern will be engaged on a full-time basis of 37 hours per week
  • Location: Our headquarters is in Copenhagen, Denmark, but we are ideally looking for a candidate who will work remotely, to further strengthen our global diversity and presence.
  • Compensation: UN Live supports interns with a monthly compensation (does not cover full living costs and requires complementary funds form e.g., scholarships)
  • Language skills: Native English is required. Additional UN language is considered an advantage.
  • Learning outcomes: We will work together with the intern in the initial weeks of the programme to define specific learning outcomes the intern wishes to achieve
  • Evaluation: The intern will have two main points of contact within the organisation with whom they can monitor and discuss their experience and development:

1. A team manager who will be responsible for day-to-day management, sparring and feedback

2. An intern mentor who will be responsible for ongoing support. including as related to personal development and building the intern’s strategic role in the organization

3. Experience and evaluation conversations will happen at regular check-ins with the manager and/or mentor.


Application process

  • Applications should be sent to this email address: [email protected]. Please enter the subject line as [full name], INTERN APPLICATION [Partnerships] or [Programme].

  • Please note that candidates will be invited for interviews on a rolling basis.

  • If you have any questions related to the position or the application process, please reach out to Cintia Bartus, Operations Associate at UN Live [email protected].

We look forward to hearing from you!