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6 months internship with e-Agriculture-content mobilization and social media management

e-Agriculture is currently looking for an intern for a 6 month internship with the e-Agriculture Community of Practice. The internship will be based in Rome, Italy at FAO. The internship can either start in February or July


The selected candidate will be a member of the Good Practices Team within the Capacity Development Unit, Division for Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development (OPC) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Key duties and responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Knowledge and Information Management Officer, OPC, the candidate will provide support to e-Agriculture team with communications, social media and content mobilization for the e-Agriculture Community of Practice (

-Regularly survey the Internet for references to e

-Agriculture and Information and Communication Technology for Agriculture (ICT4Ag) in English and French and/or Spanish

-Create web content (news items, events, Knowledge Base resources, blogs, etc.) on in English and either French or Spanish

-Support e-Agriculture members and virtual volunteers in posting news items and other contents in e-Agriculture website

-Support in managing knowledge sharing and communication through e-Agriculture’s social media accounts (including Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn)

-Monitor incoming requests and address them accordingly

-Look for good practices on the use of ICT for agriculture and support their documentation

-Other responsibilities to be determined based on interest and experience

Essential Requirements

-Working knowledge of English and knowledge of either Spanish or French

-Experience in communication will be an asset

-Familiarity with the use of ICTs for agriculture and rural development

-Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

-Working experience with the use of the main social media networks (i.e.: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) and with the use of Content Management Systems, in particular Drupal, is an asset

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Six month internship with e-Agriculture-content mobilization and social media management