Job Description

In order to be considered for an Internship, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria: Be a recent graduate (those persons who completed their studies within one year of applying) or current student in a graduate/undergraduate school programme from a university or higher education facility accredited by UNESCO.

Have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant or of interest to work of the Organization.

We are seeking a dynamic, creative and proactive team player, with a strong interest in relationship management and Fundraising, to complete a six-month internship within UNHCR¿s Private Philanthropy Unit. The Private Philanthropy Intern will be working under the supervision of the Private Philanthropy Officer.

This internship will focus on supporting the team in the development of new business ideas, creating materials to enhance private philanthropy fundraising and engagement activities and in general, administrative tasks; duties and responsibilities are dependent on the team¿s priorities over the course of the internship may include: Desk Research to support the development of strategic activities; Desk research in preparation for outreach and meetings; Supporting in Event Management for outreach and cultivation purposes; Support donor pipeline management; Support in preparing materials and tools for donors and/or fundraisers; Support in gathering, organizing and analyzing data relevant to advancing philanthropic engagements; Support in the development and delivery of training and Capacity Building materials.

Minimum qualifications and professional experience required The ideal candidate will be required to have following qualities: Two years of undergraduate studies in a field relevant or of interest to the work of the Organization; Excellent writing skills; Excellent organizational skills; Ambition to work with individuals and raise funds to support refugees; Fluency in English ¿ written, verbal and comprehension.

Availability for a minimum duration of 6 months Location and Conditions The successful candidate will be based with the team in the UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark. The internship is a six-month full-time role, with the possibility of extension for an additional two months, with 40 working hours per week, from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday. The start date is tentatively set for March 2021 which will be revisited following the measures adopted by the Danish government and guidance of UNHCR regarding the Covid-19 situation. Depending on the circumstances, there is a possibility the successful candidate will perform certain duties remotely and/or from home.

Obtaining and renewing current visas and residence permits including all associated costs, are the responsibility of the intern. Please note that the terms of internship, as defined by UNHCR practice, include the payment of a Food and Local Transportation Allowance (FLTA). In case the intern is sponsored by another source during the internship this will be deducted from the FLTA.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is offering a Private Philanthropy Internship (to focus on high net worth individuals and family trusts) within the Private Partnerships and Philanthropy Section (PPH), Private Sector Partnerships Service (PSP) in our Copenhagen Headquarters in Denmark.

UNHCR is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. Every year, millions of men, women and children are forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and persecution. We are in 135 countries, using our expertise to protect and care for millions of refugees, returnees, internally displaced and stateless people.

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