UNDP 2023 Marketing Internship Opportunity (Remote)

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The Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy (BERA) at UNDP oversees the organization’s positioning as a leading global development network, emphasizing sustainable development, poverty alleviation, inequality, and climate change. BERA works to cultivate strategic relationships and alliances critical to UNDP’s mission, promoting innovative partnerships and financing approaches for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Internship Details:

  • UNDP provides a monthly stipend in line with its Internship policy, while other associated costs are the responsibility of the intern or their sponsoring entity.
  • If interns receive financial support from an external source, UNDP supplements this to match the applicable UNDP stipend.
  • Interns must arrange adequate medical insurance and provide a medical certificate before commencing the internship.
  • No job assurance post-internship.
  • Interns must handle visa acquisition and travel arrangements to and from the duty station. Internship Responsibilities:


  • Contribute to UNDP Shop’s marketing strategies and their execution.
  • Devise and execute marketing campaigns for UNDP Shop.
  • Assist in creating content for UNDP Shop, such as promotional emails, new product descriptions, and photo support.
  • Support UNDP’s Brand and Marketing Team by conducting market intelligence research.
  • Provide comprehensive marketing assistance to the Brand and Marketing team.

Core Competencies:

  • Exemplify integrity and uphold the UN’s values and ethical standards.
  • Promote UNDP’s vision, mission, and strategic objectives.
  • Demonstrate cultural adaptability and sensitivity to gender, religion, race, nationality, and age without bias.
  • Practice fairness and equity without favoritism, adhering to gender sensitivity and a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment.

Functional Competencies:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 tools (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Applied understanding of fundamental marketing principles.
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Effective organizational skills and adeptness in multitasking.
  • Capable of working in a multicultural environment while being mindful of political sensitivities

Academic Qualifications: A degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, or a comparable area of study.

Applicants must satisfy one of the following conditions:

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate program (second university degree or higher).
  • In the final academic year of a first university degree program (at least Bachelor’s level).
  • Graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must start the internship within one year of graduation. Experience (academic and personal projects will be taken into account):
  • Proven track record in marketing and advertising campaign planning and execution.
  • Practical experience in market research and analysis.
  • Bonus for experience in content development (copywriting, photography, etc.).
  • Additional credit for online marketing experience.
  • Familiarity with brand principles and marketing is advantageous. Languages:
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of French or Spanish is an added advantage. Availability:
  • Preferably full-time or a minimum of three (3) days a week during NY Eastern standard time zone working hours.

Documents Required for Application: Upon selection, the candidate must provide:

  • Letter from the university confirming current enrollment and graduation date.
  • Most recent school transcript.
  • Passport copy.
  • Completed UNDP internship application form.
  • Signed UNDP Internship Agreement (including Remote Supplementary, if applicable).
  • Medical Certificate of Good Health.
  • Proof of medical insurance.
  • A copy of the US Visa if the intern is not a US Citizen and currently based in the US.

Method of Application: Click Here to Apply

Application Requirements:

  • Brief Cover Letter (in English) expressing interest and qualifications for the position.
  • Current and comprehensive CV in English.
  • If available, candidates can include a link to their portfolio showcasing relevant personal, professional, and academic projects executed.

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Application Deadline: December 8, 2023

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