Remote Paid Internship at UNICEF: IGNITE Implementation Support (26 weeks, remote)

Job no: 565191

Contract type: Internship

Duty Station: Geneva

Level: Internship

Location: Switzerland

Categories: Communication, Partnerships, Fund Raising

Modality: Paid – Full time

Tentative start date: 11 September 2023

Duration: 6 months

Reporting: The intern will be based remotely and will report to the Talent and Knowledge Management Specialist


UNICEF is looking for an Intern to support the Individual Giving team, Division of Private Fundraising and Partnerships (PFP) in Geneva, a highly committed and performance-driven team responsible for overseeing a fundraising program that delivers over one billion dollars of income every year.

This internship is an opportunity to take UNICEF’s fundraising to the next level. Join this exciting opportunity to help save and nurture children’s lives!


As an Intern, you will:

– Support UNICEF’s day-to-day work by providing assistance and support to any of the initiatives launched for the new cultural framework (organizing events, workshops, resources, webinars, curating content)

– Compile data and insights for reporting around IGNITE performance
– Keep UNICEF’s platforms relevant and updated under the guidance of the program lead (Resource Centres, Sites, etc)

– Support Community Management of UNICEF Communities of Practice, when needed.

– Review UNICEF’s current e-learning offer in Agora, our internal training platform.

– Update contents in Agora when needed, getting the required support from team members.

– Complete the admin requirements of our education monthly newsletter.

– Support UNICEF’s Email Marketing expert build emails or design community experiences.

– Perform other tasks that will be drafted as the work move forward with our strategy.




To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

– Be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. degree programme or have graduated within the past two years, in Marketing, Fundraising, Communication, Political Sciences or related field.

– Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

– Be resourceful in overcoming obstacles, taking the initiative to explore new ideas, and proactively identifying areas for growth and improvement.

– Be naturally proactive and take ownership of your work, being able to set goals and develop action plans.

– Be comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

– Have a strong focus on achieving results.

– Be interested in the social sector and UNICEF mission.

– Developing country work experience or volunteering is considered an asset

– Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language considered as an asset.

– Have excellent academic performance as demonstrated by recent university or institution records.

– Have no immediate relatives (e.g. father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and have no other relatives in the line of authority that the intern will report to.


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DEADLINE: 03 Sep 2023 W. Europe Daylight Time

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