Sitios web regionales del programa VNU

El programa VNU trabaja en 150 países y territorios, desplegando Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas para promover el desarrollo sostenible a nivel de base. Explore nuestro trabajo en las diferentes regiones del mundo.

East and Southern Africa
África Oriental y Meridional
West and Central Africa
África Occidental y Central
Arab States
Estados Arabes
Europe and the CIS
Europa y la CEI
Latin America
América Latina y el Caribe
Asia and the Pacific
Asia y el Pacifico
Category Entidad Anfitriona País
Communications Specialist 08 abril 2020 Especialista internacional UNDP Uganda

Communications Specialist

Especialista internacional
Kampala (UGA)
12 months
08 abril 2020

Edad mínima requerida: 25 años. Reclutamiento abierto a todas las nacionalidades, excepto a nacionales del país de asignación.

Under the overall guidance of UNDP Resident Representative and direct supervision of Senior Communication Advisor, working in consultation with Communications Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Supporting in compilation, the writing, design, production processes and dissemination of diverse information, education and communications materials focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Support elaboration and implementation of the Country Office publications strategy and plan based on the corporate publications policy.

  • Support coordination and management of all country office publication activities, including content management, editing, norms for publishing, design, liaison with printers and other suppliers to oversee production and supervision of publications dissemination

  • Well-reasoned innovative suggestions and approaches to address communications issues including documenting country office programme undertakings such as field visits, accomplishments including those pertaining to the UNDP Accelerator Lab Uganda activities.
  • Offer editorial support to Country Office Information, Education and Communications such as compilation of newsletters, blogs, articles reports and publications including those pertaining to the Accelerator lab
  • Assist in documentation and archiving Country Office Communication materials such as videos, photographs including those pertaining to the Accelerator lab.
  • Editing, publication and dissemination of materials drafted by other units
  • Monitoring of stocks and usage of country office publications and reordering, as required
  • Assist in identify opportunities to leverage social media to support country office messaging identified and used.

Ensure content development, expansion and continual assessment of the quality and relevance of web-based information services, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Support in generating website content to reflect country office priorities
  • Regularly updated information on the website and on UNDP social media platforms
  • Propose innovative ways of enhancing country office information dissemination using the internet

Leverage visibility opportunities arising from country office activities such as events focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Contribute content to CO press releases, advisories, background information, press/media kits, briefings and updated information, stories programme initiatives, results and successes, and other achievements
  • Supports the collection, collation and analysis of information on country office projects and programmes for disseminatin to interested development partners, government, media and the general public;
  • Compiles and produces compelling Information social media content, photographs, video clips and infographics, articles arising from CO events, programme activities and other engagements;
Master degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: Master’s degree or equivalent in communications, journalism, public relations, Marketing, or related field

48 Months

Computer skills: The incumbent must possess good computer skills in Web designing, Adobe illustrator, Audition, Graphics Designing, Adobe Premier Pro/ Final cut Pro for video editing

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Strong writing skills and previous experience working on social media or digital marketing.
  • Strong computer skills particularly in Microsoft word, desktop publishing, social media publishing, power point presentation and adobe Photoshop.
  • Experience in designing and using communication for development approaches
  • Experience in developing and implementing social media or digital marketing strategies.
  • Proficient in using social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, among others.
  • Knowledge of social media monitoring technology and ability to use social media measurement tools such as Hootsuite.
  • A team player who has ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Self-Management, Working in Teams

Application procedure

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections

of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at 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?

Please first update your profile at Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to


Application deadline: 08th of April 2020