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Category Entidad Anfitriona País
Communications Analyst 31 marzo 2020 Juventud/internacional UNFPA Estados Unidos de América

Communications Analyst

Estados Unidos de América
New York (USA)
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.

Application procedure

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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 apply.

Application deadline: 31 March 2020