United Republic of Tanzania: Internship: Media, Design and Communications

Organization: UN Capital Development Fund
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 04 May 2018

Duties and Responsibilities:

The intern will support ongoing UNCDF communications, design, and media activities under the direction of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Junior Specialist based in Dar es Salaam. Specifically, the intern will do the following:

Communications and Administrative Support:

  • Attend relevant industry events, building strategic partnerships with civil society organizations, private sector actors, other UN agencies, and government entities;
  • Draft relevant communications materials (blogs, newsletters, success stories etc.);
  • Provide program support for events, meetings (e.g. notetaking, drafting summaries, assisting set up);

  • Write blog posts related to financial inclusion in Tanzania to be published on the UNCDF website and/or websites of our NGO affiliates;

  • Attend UN-wide communications meetings to ensure UNCDF participation;

  • Contribute to UNCDF Tanzania’s visibility on social media (Facebook, Twitter) through frequent posts on events, publications, and relevant news,

  • Engage with the UNCDF MM4P + Headquarters Communications Teams to build on and advance UNCDF Tanzania’s digital presence;

  • Help develop a UNCDF Tanzania communications strategy, drafting supplementary guidelines and templates;

  • Provide assistance in the drafting of content for all planned communications efforts and assist the quality control of communications efforts and products.


  • Assess the need for additional marketing materials such as videos, photographs, websites, promotional items, banners, etc.;
  • Facilitate the creation of these materials;
  • Develop, produce, and edit promotional videos for digital use;
  • Provide advice and feedback to UNCDF partners on media content created for various projects and programs.

Programme Development and Implementation:

  • Draft, review and edit knowledge products and presentations for a wide, non-technical audience;
  • Support UNCDF staff with miscellaneous research tasks;
  • Participate in meetings and perform other programme implementation support tasks as required.

Other tasks may be requested by the WEE Junior Specialist. Activities may be tailored to fit the skills and interests of the selected intern.

Work Arrangements:

  • The intern will work full-time in the Dar es Salaam, Tanzania UNCDF office.
  • Work space will be provided. Please note that the intern will not have access to a computer. Bringing a personal computer is required.
  • Please note that internships are not remunerated. UNCDF policies do not provide for interns to be compensated for travel, salaries and living expenses.

How to apply:

Please submit a current CV and cover letter re. your motivation for the internship and ability to meet selection criteria and availability, as well as a short 1-3 page writing, media and/or design sample (blog post, news article, poster, video, etc.) to fipa.procurement.tz@uncdf.org by May 4, 2018. Note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please group all your documents into one single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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