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ACT INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME (ACT DIR 50-7)

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR POSSIBLE INTERNSHIP 2019

DIVISION: Joint Analysis & Lessons Learned Centre / Office of the Chief of Staff

BRANCH/SECTION: Public Affairs & Protocol Office

DETAILS OF PROJECT:

The intern will serve as a Public Affairs and Protocol (PA&P) Assistant in the Joint Analysis and Lessons Learned (JALLC) Office of the Chief of Staff (COS) under the supervision of the JALLC PA&P. The PA&P Officer is responsible to the COS for all matters related with protocol and official events organization; as well as to the Commander regarding JALLC’s communication activities, acting as spokesperson of the JALLC. The PA&P intern will provide assistance to the PA&P Officer in these tasks and provide other support within the COS’ Office.

Core duties:

  1. Engage in the update of information on JALLC’s Social Media platforms, according to the established Communication Campaigns;
  2. Support PA&P Officer in the planning and conduction of VIP visits to the JALLC;

Additional duty:

  1. Support the JALLC Editor in the development and review of all communication related products;
  2. Support the Office of the COS in any matter considered related to Public Relations and other administrative tasks.

EXPECTED DELIVERABLE(S):

Properly formatted, laid out and well-written communication products for JALLC’s Social Media platforms.

TYPE OF BACKGROUND/EDUCATION PREFERRED:

  1. Current or recent Post Graduate in Public Relations, Journalism or equivalent;
  2. Demonstrated excellent writing and English language skills. These skills must include the ability to organize documents logically, write clear and concise, grammatically correct, technical English, and précis long documents;
  3. Interest in Defence and Security issues;
  4. Basic understanding of the principles of International Protocol;
  5. Advanced skills in communicating with selected target audiences using social media platforms;
  6. Advanced skills with Microsoft Word, Publisher and PowerPoint. Required skills include: definition and use of styles, template creation and use, and document layout, including layout of tables and graphics.