VMAM Code
MYSR000030-9467
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Information and Communications Specialist

Information and Communications Specialist

Especialista nacional
Entidad Anfitriona
OIM
País
Malasia
Location, Country
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Habilidades Lingüísticas
Inglés
Malay
Expected Starting Date
Inmediatamente
Duración
12 meses with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Edad mínima requerida: 22 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.
Descripción de las Tareas

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Mission, in close coordination with the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Unit and other relevant units of IOM Malaysia, the UNV Information and Communications Specialist will be responsible to perform the following tasks:

  • Design and implement the template for the IOM Malaysia country specific website.
  • Support IOM Malaysia’s website management, including updating content for mission’s website, in consultation with respective unit programme managers.
  • Support the management of all IOM social media accounts, including preparation of post materials and content, in line with IOM branding guidelines.
  • Track and record website and social media engagement and contribute ideas to programme units on improving reach and engagement.
  • Assist in writing press releases, human-interest stories, and other publication materials as required, coordination with local media as needed.
  • Conduct travel duty to document IOM field activities and events for visibility and reporting purposes, when required.
  • Maintenance of multimedia photo and video gallery with content from IOM projects in Malaysia.
  • Assist with production and dissemination of IOM publications.
  • Assist with development and implementation of information campaigns for IOM programmes, when required.
  • Provide informal translations from English to Bahasa Malay of project materials and provide interpretation services as needed.
  • Assist relevant Units with outreach, training on effective communication to refugees on hygiene, health information for travel, interviews, etc.
  • Perform any other relevant duties, which may be assigned from time to time.
Nivel Educacional Requerido
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communications, international relations, journalism, arts and media, or related field with at least two years’ relevant experience, OR
  • Completed High School degree from an accredited academic institution, with four years of relevant professional experience.
Experiencia Necesaria
24 Months
Comentarios sobre la experiencia
  • Previous work experience as a Communications Assistant or similar role.
  • Previous work experience of creating engaging digital content.
  • Previous work experience of writing copy for a variety of media and audiences.
  • Previous experience of successfully supporting the design and delivery of outreach events.
  • Previous work experience of managing relationships with government agencies, donors, NGO stakeholders and service providers.
  • Previous work experience of using appropriate software packages for content design and creation
  • Previous work experience with international organizations is an asset.
Habilidades Lingüísticas
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Área de Experiencia
Web and graphic design, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
Requisito de área de experiencia
  • Excellent digital marketing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative and innovative thinker and planner
  • Confident in producing work across multiple platforms
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in creative visual or media design
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adhere to IOM style guide
  • Ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and be a problem-solver
Necesita Licencia de Conducir
Competencias y Valores
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Procedimiento de postulación
* 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 Malaysia and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 23-06-2021