Application calls for a Paid internship at WFP on Private Partnerships Team in South Korea. The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies, and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. WPF is currently seeking an intern to fill a Communications intern position in our WFP Korea Office, based in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of Private Partnerships Officer, the incumbent on this internship will perform the following duties:
- Assist in implementing Zero Waste, Zero Hunger Campaign which is designed to raise awareness of food waste issues and raise funds from the private sector.
- Assist in establishing and managing private sector partnership of WFP Seoul Office.
- Assist in monitoring media releases related to current private sector partners.
- Assist in preparing documents for the meeting with partners and potential partners.
- Assist in the development of new strategies to better secure and steward public-private sector partners and donors by channel (individuals, corporate, foundation, NGO).
- Assist in managing student volunteer research group.
- Conduct market research; identity, analyze, and provide data to others to support them in developing private sector partnerships and identifying its future prospect that can help achieve WFP’s strategic objectives.
- Assist in translating requested information in Korean and/or English.
- Perform other related tasks as required.
- Currently enrolled with at least two years undergraduate studies completed, or recently graduated (within the past six months) in one or more of the following disciplines: Marketing, Business Administration, Political Science, International Relations, International Development/Cooperation, Economics, Public Administration, Public Relations, or other relevant fields.
- University course attendance in the past 12 months.
- Working knowledge of a second UN language would be an asset.
- Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Fundraising experience and work experience or previous internship experience is a significant advantage.
- Ability to work in a team setting that has direct contact with multinational counterparts.
- Ability to plan and organize work efficiently.
- Resourcefulness, action-oriented, maturity, tact, advocacy skills.
- Working knowledge of English (proficiency/level C) and Korean (proficiency/level C) is required.
At the end of the assignment, the Intern will
- Understand the WFP and the UN system.
- Understand the role of the PPR WFP Korea office in the whole WFP system.
- Learn how to develop and manage partnerships with government counterparts.
- Learn practical skills in Communications such as promoting WFP and Zero hunger challenge issues in the Republic of Korea.
This WFP Internship on Private Partnerships at South Korea is a paid position. Candidates will receive the following benefits
- Interns receive a monthly stipend from WFP up to the maximum amount of US$1000 per month depending on the duty station of assignment.
- WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas, and related costs. But FP will reimburse travel tickets for candidates who are nationals of developing countries and are pursuing their studies in their home country.
- WFP will recognize candidates’ educational credentials from recognized institutions that have been certified by competent international or national authorities such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) or Ministries of Education.