20 March 2019
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
The position is assigned to the Office of the Head of Mission in the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek (POiB) for a four month period or longer. The primary task is to contribute to the unit’s work which includes effective communication of POiB’s mission and activities, building a positive reputation and strengthening POiB’s organizational image on national and international levels.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Assist the National Press and Public Information Officer (NPPIO) and Press and Public Information Assistant (PPIA), also referred as the supervisors, in a) developing and sharing promotion products, b) administration/operation of communication channels, c) assisting to maintain effective network with media representatives;
Provide regular functional support during various events conducted by the Programme Office;
Provide feedback / report regularly to the supervisors, prepare various written outputs such as: agendas, briefing papers, minutes, and other tasks;
Translate texts, as requested by the supervisors (involving materials in Kyrgyz, Russian and English) and carry out other administrative tasks;
Maintain a record of all news publications, posts, videos and TV/radio airing about the activities of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek;
Perform other duties as required by the supervisors.
Applicants should be under the age of 30 on the date of the deadline of the vacancy notice and from an OSCE participating State;
University graduates and/or students in the final year of university education at graduate or postgraduate level, with a background in media and communications, art and design, graphic designing, international relations, political science, and the like;
Proven ability to multi-task and work in a high-pace environment;
Previous experience in working for international organizations or international NGOs;
Demonstrated ability to process and classify information quickly and efficiently and autonomously organize your work;
Excellent IT knowledge, in particular of Microsoft Office and Internet applications;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people from different national and cultural backgrounds, whilst maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Fluency in Kyrgyz, Russian and English with excellent communication skills.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
The OSCE is not in a position to pay any remuneration or cover any expenses incurred by the intern during his/her stay nor reimburse travel expenses.
The selected intern may participate in the group health insurance scheme at his/her own expense, but the OSCE will cover life and accident/disability insurance. If the intern opts to arrange his/her own medical coverage, he/she shall provide evidence of medical coverage for the duty station he/she applies to, and for any eventual duty trip destinations.
The internship does not constitute a commitment to future employment with the OSCE.
How To Apply
If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply for this internship opportunity, please use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer an internship with modified terms of reference or a different duration.
The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
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