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Communications Analyst 31 marzo 2020 Juventud/internacional UNFPA Estados Unidos de América
Abierta

Communications Analyst

Juventud/internacional
UNFPA
Estados Unidos de América
New York (USA)
Inglés
Immediate
12 months
31 marzo 2020

Edad requerida: entre 18 y 29 años durante todo el periodo de servicio voluntario. Reclutamiento abierto a todas las nacionalidades, excepto a nacionales del país de asignación.

Under the supervision of the Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist at the Evaluation Office, the International UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Support in conceptualizing and developing communication products for the Evaluation Office
  • Design, layout and proofread Evaluation Office reports and other publications, for digital and print purposes
  • Develop social media graphics and GIFS to support social media packages
  • Support in creating presentations, infographics and other communication materials as needed to showcase Evaluation Office’s work
  • Assist in shooting and editing short in-house videos for digital use
  • Contribute to improvement of internal document management systems and/or knowledge repositories, as required
  • Support to centralized evaluations, as required
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience (up to 2 years) in graphic design and graphic design software, including but not limited to: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effect, Final Cut Pro and the rest of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Demonstrated experience of graphic production from conceptualization to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience in creation of specific graphic design assets, including infographics, short videos, presentations and social media assets
24 Months
  • Ability to deliver under tight deadlines
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures and environments
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of graphic design (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded as an asset.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required;
  • Working knowledge of Spanish and French is an advantage;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Otra experiencia relacionada con la comunicación

Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNFPA Evaluation Office; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UNFPA Evaluation Office procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;
  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNFPA Evaluation Office in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNFPA Evaluation Office’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.
No

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Application deadline: 31 March 2020

Communication Officer 02 abril 2020 Especialista nacional WHO Malí
WHO
Malí
Bamako (MLI)
Francés ,Inglés
Immediate
24 months with possibility of extension
02 abril 2020

Edad mínima requerida: 25 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

The incumbent, being the communication and advocacy focal point, will report to the WHO Representative in the Country office or the Technical Cluster Director in the Regional Office. The officers will collaborate with the Regional Communications Manager. The first line responsibility involves promoting effective communication strategies and establishing press/media networks. S/he will engage with subject matter experts in the organization to agree on best tactics to advocate WHO’s work, goals and achievements. The incumbent will also liaise with a broad range of officials from the press and media, partner organizations and institutions, target audiences, health cluster partners and official representatives from the national authorities to obtain information and, as necessary, provide advice on communication opportunities.

The incumbent will also report directly to the Partnership, Planning and Performance Lead, under the matrix reporting to the AFRO Regional Communications Manager and under the overall guidance of the WHO Representative in the Country office. The officers will collaborate with relevant technical officers in the RO. The first line responsibility involves promoting effective communication strategies and establishing press/media networks. S/he will engage with subject matter experts in the organization to agree on best tactics to advocate WHO’s work, goals and achievements. The incumbent will also liaise with a broad range of officials from the press and media, partner organizations and institutions, target audiences, health cluster partners and official representatives from the national authorities to obtain information and, as necessary, provide advice on communication opportunities.

Assigned duties:

  1. Develop and implement communications plans which includes a timeline of key communications products.
  2. Identify subjects/stories of interest pertaining to WHO efforts at the country or Regional level to develop communications products such as feature stories, press releases and social media posts.
  3. Work together with WHO Country office and the Regional Communications Team to conceptualize a set of new advocacy documents to inform stakeholders and the general public about WHO's response, co-develop, as relevant, high quality media tools, including audio-visual, photographic and printed materials, television and radio programmes, multimedia presentations, social media, videos and press releases, bulletins etc., to promote WHO's visibility, achievements and success stories.
  4. Liaise with the press/media to advocate and disseminate information on WHO work as well as relevant events such as WHO campaigns. Organize interviews and filming opportunities to support high-visibility of WHO achievements through television, radio and newspapers, etc.
  5. Manage the development and maintenance of content for the country website and social media platforms, in compliance with guidelines and standards used throughout the Organization, to ensure consistency of approach. Critically review and improve contents.
  6. Prepare communication and advocacy products and statements to be used by the Resource Mobilization team in convincing and encouraging donors to rapidly fund the overall health sector response to affected populations.
  7. Collaborate with all relevant actors, including the health cluster, regional and field offices, other WHO departments, UN agencies, and other partners to identify and create communication opportunities and prepare communication campaigns on specific topics.
  8. Represent the WHO Country Office (WCO) in the UN Communication Group and provide appropriate technical support as required.
  9. Organize advocacy events, press interactions and meetings to increase the visibility of WHO and knowledge about the work of the WCO;
  10. Support Ministry of Health (MoH) public communications during key health events including health emergencies, through the development of talking points, press releases, press statements and other media products.
  11. Perform any other communication specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A first university degree in communication, journalism, political science or international relations or related field from an accredited/recognized institute

Desirable Education: Formal qualification in public health; Courses in communication techniques such as graphic design, visual language and in the use of social media. Training in risk communication is an asset.

36 Months

At least 3 - 5 years of professional work experience at the national and international level, in external communications. Proven experience in writing engaging communications materials.

Desirable Experience: Prior working experience with WHO/UN or with an international nongovernmental organization; experience in organizing advocacy campaigns and experience in managing publishing processes. Proven experience in writing advocacy documents. Proven experience in taking photographs or filming video which are of professional quality

Skills:

  • Proven skills in the development and implementation of communications plans
  • Proven skills in writing feature stories and other key communications products
  • Proven skills in engaging with national, regional and international media and securing media coverage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills complemented by the ability to conceptualize ideas and advocate consensus.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Otra experiencia relacionada con la comunicación
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Empowering Others, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Mali et les résidents légaux de Mali ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 02-04-2020

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Youth Assistant 07 abril 2020 Especialista nacional UNFPA Ucrania
Abierta

Youth Assistant

Especialista nacional
UNFPA
Ucrania
Kyiv (UKR)
Ucraniano ,Inglés
01 May 2020
8 months with possibility of extension
07 abril 2020

Edad mínima requerida: 25 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Assistant Representative or his designated mandated representative(s), the National UN Volunteer will:

  • Support the UNFPA CO in communication and awareness raising activities, with particular focus on Youth Wellbeing Index;
  • Serve as a focal point for UNFPA Youth Ambassadors, ensuring proper coordination and reporting (including events and mass media analysis, etc.);
  • Advocate UNFPA projects and initiatives at national and subnational level, engaging local authorities and young people;
  • Empower young people in the cities to take proactive roles in the development of their cities;
  • Assist in producing media materials for placement in UNFPA social media and website;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in public administration, communication, sociology, political and social sciences or related fields
24 Months
  • Experience in using modern communication tools, apps, editing photo and video materials will be a strong asset;
  • Advanced computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media)
  • Ukrainian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Otra experiencia relacionada con la comunicación
  • Good research and analytical skills, and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload;
  • Demonstrated interest in and/or experience in the areas of youth empowerment, youth engagement and leadership;
  • Knowledge in youth development programs;
  • Motivation to contribute towards youth development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking, public speaking, presentation and communication skills;
  • Confidents to speak with the stakeholders of different levels;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Advanced social media user;
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at

https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to

which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Ukraine and legal residents with a residency

permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline 7th.April 2020.