UNESCO IESALC is looking for an intern for its new website
Parent Sector: Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: Caracas
Job Family: Education
Type of contract: Non Staff
Duration of contract: From 1 to 6 months
Recruitment open to: External candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): February 28, 2023
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
The UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean, as a Category 1 Institute of UNESCO, is developing a new content manager to modernize and homogenise its website from a “technical and ergonomic point of view” and in line with UNESCO’s recently launched website.
For that purpose, the Institute is now requiring the support of an intern that can take part in the management of content using WordPress and Drupal management systems to migrate the content of the current website to the new system. IN accordance to UNESCO’s digital branding.
Under the overall authority of the Director of UNESCO IESALC, and the direct supervision of the Communications Department, the intern will contribute to the execution of the new website. Working as part of the interdisciplinary team at UNESCO IESALC, in collaboration with education stakeholders at different levels, the intern will carry out the following responsibilities:
- Assist in the merge of the current content to the new platform.
- Editing of texts and search of images and visual materials
- Carry out better ways of communicating on digital media
- Be able to work in Spanish and English
- Attend digital workshops
Competencies (Core / Managerial)
- Accountability (C)
- Communication (C)
- Innovation (C)
- Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)
- Planning and organizing (C)
- Results focus (C)
- Teamwork (C)
- Professionalism (C)
Education: University student or degree in the field of Communication, Graphic Design and/or innovation-related disciplines (e.g. technology).
Subjects: Communication, Digital Design and Innovation
Language skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Spanish and English
- Visual design
- Video editing
- Content Management (WordPress and Drupal)
Benefits and entitlements
Start date: February 2023
Location: Caracas (in-person).
Selection and recruitment process
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.
The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview.
UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates.
Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.
UNESCO recalls that paramount consideration in the appointment of staff members shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity. UNESCO applies a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieving and sustaining equitable and diverse geographical distribution, as well as gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Candidates from non- and under-represented Member States (last update here) are particularly welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals from minority groups and indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.