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Internship - Partnerships

The Programme

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. We are currently seeking to fill a Partnerships intern position in our WFP Korea Office, based in Seoul, Republic of Korea. 
WFP Seoul Office is located at the Seoul National University and the main work includes resource mobilization, advocacy and support of WFP field operations. WFP Seoul Office’s Partnerships team is responsible for raising resources from relevant ROK government counterparts, negotiate contributions and make key policy decisions. 
Under the direct supervision of Partnerships Officer, the incumbent will be provided with close mentoring, guidance and technical supervision. Performance planning and reviews as well as learning and development discussions will be elemental part of the supervision. With the support of a comprehensive induction package and assignment of a buddy/mentor, the intern will rapidly become a productive member of the team. 
Training Components: 
Throughout their assignment WFP interns have access to an industry leading learning platform, weLearn. Depending on opportunities and availability of funds, he/she may participate in WFP workshops or seminars, as appropriate. 
Learning Elements: 

At the end of the assignment, the Intern should: 

  • Understand WFP and UN system.
  • Understand the role of PPR WFP Korea office in the whole WFP system.
  • Learn how to develop and manage partnerships with government counterparts.
  • Learn practical skills in Partnerships such as developing public sector partnerships and coordinating the public sector campaign.

What You Will Do

Under the direct supervision of Private Partnerships Officer, the candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Assist in implementing Zero Waste, Zero Hunger (ZWZH) Campaign which is designed to raise awareness of food waste issue and raise funds to contribute to zero hunger.
  • Assist in establishing and managing public partnerships to raise awareness on the Zero Waste Zero Hunger.
  • Assist in monitoring media release related to current partners.
  • Assist in preparing documents for the meeting with partners and potential partners.
  • Assist in fostering opportunities for the launch of ZWZH projects in the public sector, such as but not limited to public schools, government ministries or local authorities.
  • Conduct research on public policy; identify, analyze and provide data to others to support them in developing public partnerships and identifying its future prospect that can help achieve WFP’s strategic objectives.
  • Assist in translating requested information in Korean and/or English.
  • Perform other related tasks as required. 

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Currently enrolled with at least two years undergraduate studies completed, or recently graduated (within the past twelve months) in one or more of the following disciplines - Environment, Political Science, International Relations, International Development/Cooperation, Economics, Public Administration, Public Relations, Media, Marketing, Business Administration, or other relevant fields.
  • University course attendance in the past 12 months.
  • Experience in designing and visualizing of projects with design tools (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign).
  • Experience in planning of projects, fundraising, and/or office work is a significant advantage.
  • Strong Korean writing skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Ability to work in a team setting that has direct contact with multinational counterparts.
  • Ability to plan and organize work efficiently.
  • Resourcefulness, action-oriented, maturity, tact, advocacy skills.
  • Intermediate level of English (proficiency/level B) and Korean (proficiency/level C) is required.
Closed 7 days ago
Closed 7 days ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Administration, Economics, Environment, Marketing and Sales,

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Seoul (South Korea)

  • Closing Date:22nd Jul 2021, 6:00 pm


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