Apply Now: Marketing Internship at UNDP

Apply Now: Marketing Internship at UNDP

Marketing Internship

Location: New York, NY, United States of America

Type of Contract: Internship

Starting Date: 08-Jul-2024

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-24 (Midnight New York, USA)

Post Level: Intern

Duration of Initial Contract: 3 months (with possibility of extension to 6 months max)

Languages Required: English

Expected Duration of Assignment: 3 months with a possibility of extension to 6 months

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UNDP Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups, and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


The Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy (BERA) is responsible for positioning UNDP as the world’s leading global development network. BERA leads and supports UNDP in building and nurturing strategic relationships and alliances essential to achieving its mission. This involves providing partners and supporters with a clear understanding of what UNDP does, promoting its global authority on sustainable development, and building political and financial backing.

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BERA’s work includes:

  • Innovative and diversified partnerships and ways of financing the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Global campaigns on critical development issues to inform government policies and build partnerships around high-impact solutions.
  • Setting corporate standards for partnerships, marketing, and communications within UNDP.

Within BERA, the Advocacy, Marketing, and Communications Group (AMCG) leads and manages external communications through strategy, media, digital communications, marketing, branding, and global storytelling. The Brand and Marketing Team in the Communications Group manages UNDP’s brand and creates marketing products and resources to promote UNDP and the SDGs.

Assignment Description

Reporting to the Market Intelligence Analyst and under the creative supervision of the Brand & Marketing Creative Lead, the Marketing Intern will work on the UNDP Shop marketing plan, focusing on content creation and strategy implementation. The selected candidate will also contribute to marketing research and intelligence for branding initiatives for UNDP, collaborating with team members across the AMCG.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Marketing Intern will:

  • Contribute to the UNDP Shop marketing strategy and implementation.
  • Propose and create marketing campaigns for the UNDP Shop.
  • Contribute to content creation for the UNDP Shop (e.g., writing promotional emails, new product descriptions, assisting with photos, etc.).
  • Support key market intelligence research.
  • Assist in the creation of marketing strategy and intelligence products.
  • Provide overall marketing support to the Brand and Marketing team.
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Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards.
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality, and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.
  • Fulfills all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

Functional Competencies:

  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office 365 suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Applied understanding of basic marketing principles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Business, or a similar field.

Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher).
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent).
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and must start the internship within one year of graduation.


  • Proven experience working in marketing/advertising campaign planning and execution.
  • Practical experience in market research/analysis.
  • Experience in content development (copywriting, photography, etc.) is a plus.
  • Online marketing experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of brand principles and marketing is a plus.


  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of French or Spanish is an asset.


  • Must be available preferably full-time or at least three (3) days a week during NY Eastern standard time zone working hours.

Application Procedure

The application should contain:

  • Brief Cover Letter (in English) stating interest in and qualifications for the post.
  • Current and complete CV in English.
  • If available, candidates can also share a link to their portfolio including any personal, professional, and/or academic projects they executed which are relevant to the position.

Important: Please group all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows the upload of a maximum of one document.

Upon evaluation/review of the candidates, the selected candidate must submit:

  • Letter from the university confirming current enrollment and graduation date.
  • Copy of the most recent school transcript.
  • Copy of passport.
  • 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 (only if the candidate is currently based in the US and office-based).


  • Stipend: UNDP will provide a monthly stipend in accordance with the provisions of the UNDP Internship policy.
  • Expenses: All other expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern or sponsoring government/institution.
  • Insurance: Interns are responsible for securing adequate medical insurance for the duration of their internship.
  • Employment Expectation: There is no expectation of employment following the internship.
  • Visas: The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station if required.

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