Terms of Reference for paid internships in IOM Almaty

Position title: Intern – Media and Communications

Duty station: Almaty, Kazakhstan

Duration: 6 months

Closing Date: 30 November 2018

Overall Description:

Under the direct supervision of National Program Officer, the intern will contribute to the development and conceptualization of media and communications activities in the IOM Almaty office.

Specific Duties:

  • Assist in IOM’s website management, social media marketing, search engine marketing/optimization;
  • Assist in the promotion of communication tools: the Telegram Bot, the MigApp;
  • Assist in production of information materials, press releases, and maintaining media relations.  
  • Assist in the development of IOM knowledge products, i.e. research publications, compendiums, resource books

Personal Development: The incumbent will acquire technical knowledge in the area of the media, communications and migration. The incumbent will in particular acquire or further develop his/her proficiency in digital communications and website development. The incumbent will gain in-situ experience in working in an international multi-cultural environment, with an intergovernmental organization and in a very dynamic and active team of colleagues.

Education and Experience:

A university degree, or equal experience in journalism, website management, communications, Migration or a related discipline. Experience in website management advantageous


Required: English, Russian, and Kazakh is an advantage.

Relevant Information:

Working hours: 40 hours per week.

Travel cost is not covered by the organization.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV to: not later than 30 November 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.