Communication Intern (m/f/d) at Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa (CoM SSA)

United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF)


Our mannequin for achievement is a greater life for everybody and purposeful duties for our workers. For greater than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as an organization of the German Federal Authorities, has been supporting the implementation of improvement coverage objectives worldwide. Along with associate organisations in 120 international locations, we’re concerned in a various vary of tasks. If you wish to make a distinction on this planet and develop your self within the course of, you’ve come to the correct place.
  • Job-ID: V000058460
  • Location: Bruxelles
  • Task interval: 05/01/2024 – 10/31/2024
  • Subject: Trainees
  • Sort of employment: full-time
  • Software deadline: 04/10/2024


Job description


The Covenant of Mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa (CoM SSA) helps sub-Saharan cities in tackling the interconnected challenges of local weather change and entry to sustainable power. Beneath CoM SSA, native authorities are invited to make voluntary political commitments to implement local weather and power actions of their group. The initiative helps its signatories by means of three pillars: (1) the event of Sustainable Power Entry and Local weather Motion Plans (SEACAP); (2) technical help within the improvement of infrastructure tasks; and (3) city-to-city partnerships for information change. The programme is applied by GIZ in cooperation with the French and Spanish improvement companies. GIZ is an skilled service supplier and assists the German authorities in attaining its targets in worldwide cooperation.


Your duties


  • Develop communication merchandise for GIZ to be disseminated by means of exterior and inner channels (CoM SSA web site, social media, press, movies, written publications…)
  • Draft communication supplies in English and French, together with displays and visible content material
  • Devise new approaches to communication aimed on the initiative’s goal teams, contemplating its key messages
  • Assist CoM SSA’s efforts regarding visibility and dissemination, respecting the rules from the European Union and CoM SSA’s Comms and Visibility Plan
  • Assist the conceptualization, group, and execution of each on-line and in-person occasions and their associated communications
  • Contribute to monitoring actions and the administration of the undertaking’s data
  • Assist inner communication processes and handle content material by way of completely different instruments (MS Groups and others). Preparation, implementation, and documentation of (on-line) conferences
  • Every other job, following the wants of the undertaking, deemed helpful by the point of interest of communication to succeed in the communication objectives of CoM SSA.


Your profile


  • You’re finding out within the fourth semester or greater in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Worldwide Improvement, Environmental Research or associated fields
  • Confirmed monitor document {of professional} expertise in communications, significantly with content material creation throughout completely different communication channels, together with web sites, social media, press, movies, and written publications. Editorial expertise is a robust asset
  • Prior expertise in local weather and improvement cooperation fields, or expertise with native administration/cities, is a bonus. Work expertise in creating international locations (particularly in Africa) is a robust asset
  • Glorious command of oral and written English and French
  • Proficient use of the Microsoft Workplace package deal (e.g., Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint) and MS Groups for inner communications. Further vocational coaching and {qualifications} in communication or graphic design are an asset
  • Self-starter, proactive, with sturdy consideration to element, and unbiased work
  • Staff participant with wonderful interpersonal and communication abilities, able to working in a multicultural atmosphere.




Please learn that you’re solely allowed to use for this internship, if you’re at the moment enrolled as a pupil or graduated not longer than six months in the past from the beginning of your internship.

We pay a month-to-month stipend of €1.350,- (gross). Working time shall be 38 hours/week.

Candidates should already maintain a Belgian work allow, which in case of non-EU nationality have to be uploaded when making use of.

Please observe that the contract shall be concluded below Belgian regulation via a ‘Conference d’immersion professionelle’ (CIP). This have to be permitted by the authorities, a course of that may take as much as 2 weeks.

GIZ wish to improve the proportion of workers with incapacity, each in Germany and overseas. Purposes from individuals with disabilities are most welcome.

Please ship us your (most one web page) cowl letter outlining how your background matches the place and the way the function suits into your private profession improvement. Please additionally ship your CV (most 2 pages) and no less than one reference.

For additional data, please contact Ms Baldeon ([email protected]).



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