Apply now - Internship –  Social Media & Communications Support, PARIS21

The Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st  Century (PARIS21 –, hosted by the OECD, is a unique partnership involving national, regional and international statisticians, policy makers, development professionals and other producers and users of statistics. PARIS21’s goal is to promote, influence and facilitate statistical capacity development and the better use of statistics. With a Secretariat of about 23 staff, PARIS21 supports low-income and lower middle income countries in Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America and Caribbean regions to develop their national statistical systems and fosters collaboration among developing countries, donors and multilateral institutions. PARIS21 works through technical assistance, advocacy, information exchange and partnerships with all relevant actors.  

The selected intern will provide support and assistance to the PARIS21 Communications Manager and the Executive Office to promote PARIS21’s work.  

The internship is based in Paris, France.

Note: Interns at the OECD do not receive a salary. However, the OECD grants a contribution to living expenses of 709 Euros per full month worked.

Main Responsibilities

  • Drafting content & editing images for social media and posting to PARIS21 social media channels

  • Developing creative approaches to communicating PARIS21’s work on social media

  • Uploading content to the website, undertaking minor site edits

  • Drafting news pieces for the website

  • Undertaking internet research

  • Putting together contact databases & organising data

  • Other tasks as required by PARIS21 management

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • The candidate must be enrolled in an accredited degree programme

  • Very strong writer in English

  • Good image editing skills

  • Extensive writing experience for a general audience (blog posts, web articles, journalism)

  • Extensive social media experience

  • Some knowledge of Drupal (non-essential)

  • English native speaker or advanced fluency

Contract Duration

6 months internship starting from 1st August 2019, with possibility of renewal

How to apply

Please send your CV, cover letter and a recent example of your written work to by 10 July 2019.

Please also create a general profile on the OECD Taleo page.


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