Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Communications & Social Media Specialist Nat. Specialist UNDP Kazakhstan
VMAM Code
KAZR000285-10363
Open

Communications & Social Media Specialist

Communications & Social Media Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Kazakhstan
Location, Country
Nur-Sultan (KAZ)
Language skills
English
Russian
Kazakh
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the supervision of the Communications and Advocacy Officer, the national UN Volunteer – Communications & Social Media Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

Social media management and visualization:

  • Manage UNDP Kazakhstan social media - Twitter, Instagram, Facebook: a) develop content strategy; b) plan content posting; c) perform regular engagement monitoring and analysis;
  • Develop and design the social media assets in various formats (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) for greater engagement of the social media audiences;
  • Undertake social media audit at the end of 2021;
  • Design infographics, presentations and other corporate material (leaflets, brochures, manuals) disseminated to the Government, partners, donors, public
  • Identify innovative ways and new communications tools to display / promote the work of UNDP Kazakhstan;
  • Support the communication team in developing digital content such as videos, photo exhibits, podcasts, etc. to promote key themes (climate change, inequalities, gender equality), major events and keyprogramme results.

Website management:

  • Regularly update UNDP Kazakhstan website content based on the corporate requirements in cooperation with the ICT and communication team;
  • Contribute to the UNDP Kazakhstan website content development and design;
  • Build the research and publications section on the website as a repository of the knowledge materials produced by UNDP Kazakhstan.

Communication and advocacy materials/capacity building:

  • Identify innovative opportunities and new communications tools and platforms to display the key work of the UNDP Kazakhstan;
  • Assist the Communication team with any tasks related to communication and advocacy (producing stories, press releases, speeches, etc.)

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of degree: Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Digital Marketing, Social Sciences, or similar

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years of professional experience relevant to communication, print and broadcast media or interactive digital media, at either the national or international level

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kazakh(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Advanced user level in social media management and monitoring tools and instruments, hashtag monitoring for campaigns, influence management, etc (e.g. Hootsuit,Tweetdeck, etc);
  • Portfolio of implemented social media campaigns, including with the participation of social media influencers; website optimization for search engines;
  • Experience with development and implementation of communication strategies;
  • Proficiency in using the following applications:
    • Microsoft Office Suite, email/Internet, Teams, Zoom
    • Canva, Piktochart, Adobe Photoshop, Prezi, Adobe Illustrator, etc.
  • Strong copywriting, editing skills
  • Creative skills & nature

Advantage:

  • Skilled in web and graphic design
  • Video editing and design

Language skills: Fluent in English, Kazakh and Russian.

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Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please 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? Please 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 Kazakhistan and legal residents in Kazakhistan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 26-09-2021
Project Assistant in Monitoring, Evaluation and Data Management Nat. Specialist UNFPA Ukraine
VMAM Code
UKRR000354-10563
Open

Project Assistant in Monitoring, Evaluation and Data Management

Project Assistant in Monitoring, Evaluation and Data Management

National Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Ukraine
Location, Country
Kyiv (UKR)
Language skills
English
Ukrainian
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNFPA Program Analyst or her designated mandated representative(s), the National UN Volunteer will:

  • Monitor UNFPA’s project and country programme activities on gender mainstreaming by keeping a close record of activities and expenditures, revision of logframes, work plans, calendar of events and result matrix to track the progress towards indicators in close coordination with programme, communications and operations teams .
  • Proactively assist in gathering, structuring and analysis of information regarding legal and socio-economic environment of the country programme gender component, implementing partners, government authorities, local civil society organizations and other counterparts, which may be of use to the programme for informing decisions and communications etc.;
  • Support in project data analysis and visualization, produce data visualization reports;
  • Conduct needs assessment: as appropriate, design of data collection forms, ensuring that the purpose and use of all data collected is clear, questions are simple and user friendly, easily collectable, highlighting where potential problems might arise; organize and manage the data input and initial analysis and presentation of data for the programme;
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and disaggregated data inputs to UN Info/UNDAF/UNGTG and document lessons learnt and challenges ensuring cross-team coordination and data exchange;
  • Assist with knowledge and analytical products development through collection and analysis of raw data for newsletters, web products and infographic materials; manage GE Programme knowledge database;
  • Monitor the assistance provided by UNFPA to implementing partners paying attention to quality of activities and tracking the progress, prioritize the collection of accurate and complete age and sex-disaggregated data in particular to understand how COVID-19 impacts individuals differently, in terms of prevalence, trend; Collect and analyze qualitative feedback from the project target audiences, liase with events participants, manage database of contacts.
  • Contribute to drafting donor and stakeholder reporting, concept notes, memorandums, official requests and recommendations to streamline gender programme activities;
  • Perform field and online visits to monitor implementation of the gender programme activities and ensure the quality and accuracy of the collected or reported data, provide regular feedback and recommendations to programme staff on impact measurement.
  • Contribute to developing of ToRs for research/assessment/evaluation/ gender audit exercises to be conducted within the gender programme framework;
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Country Office, Regional Office and HQ.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Relevant professional experience in project monitoring, managing information, coordination or related area;
  • Proficiency in data management and visualization software applications, advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.), teleconferencing is essential.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Ukrainian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Statistics, Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details
  • Proven skills to analyse statistical and financial information, ability to formulate information management-related technical requirements and operating procedures;
  • Strong ability to compile and holistically analyse diverse datasets, including visualising results of the analysis;
  • Sound knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods of social research, including experience of developing and analysing surveys, will be a strong asset.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please 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? Please 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 in Ukraine with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 26-09-2021
Communications Specialist Nat. Specialist UNWomen Armenia
VMAM Code
ARMR000065-10671
Open

Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Armenia
Location, Country
Yerevan (ARM)
Language skills
English
Armenian E
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UN Women’s MPTF-Armenia Project Coordinator and the Peace, Security & Humanitarian Specialist, the UNV Communications Specialist will:

  • Organize a meeting with UN Women, partnering UN agencies and other partner organizations to inform about the theme of the campaign and agree on the activities to be organized

Support the planning, implementation and coordination of the 16 Days campaign in close cooperation with partnering UN agencies, and possibly with an external media company

  • Support in the organization of consultation meetings with key relevant stakeholders in the area of violence against women and women’s economic security, including on the 16 Days campaign
  • Develop a communication plan for the 16 Days of Activism including a joint calendar of activities
  • Engage in follow-up work to support UN Women and partnering UN agencies for the development of all campaign related materials and implementation of all specific activities
  • Support production of communications material, including infographics
  • Develop and disseminate outreach communication materials, presentations, knowledge products, and other relevant documentation
  • Utilize social networking and other media strategies for advocacy and promotion
  • Provide advice and support to UN Women and partnering UN agencies, including other partner organizations on the implementation of their activities and make efforts to ensure coordination between different activities
  • Take photos and quotes by participants during campaign activities and provide a short summary
  • Assist in the preparation/adaption of content for social media throughout the 16 Days of Activism
  • Prepare a media review with all the articles and media reports covering the 16 Days campaign
  • Prepare a 16 Days Newsletter-style report, capturing key events and actions - such as though photo essays and a web timeline
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Communication, Media, Journalism, International Relations, or a related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in public relations, communications, or advocacy or other relevant programmes, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Experience in desktop editing/publishing, copy-editing and production.
  • Experience in journalism, web publishing and public relations.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Armenian E(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
Area of expertise details
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Gender Equality, Inclusive Economic Development, Violence Against Women and Girls and/or relevant field of work, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please 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? Please 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 Armenia and legal residents in Armenia with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 26-09-2021
Online Volunteering Programme and Service Coordinator Nat. Specialist UNV Turkey
VMAM Code
TURR000507-10618
Open

Online Volunteering Programme and Service Coordinator

Online Volunteering Programme and Service Coordinator

National Specialist
Host entity
UNV
Country
Turkey
Location, Country
Istanbul (TUR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 December 2021
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Manager for Europe and CIS and within the coordination of OV Team Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

a. Coordinating the Online Volunteering programme and service in Europe and CIS countries and focusing on:

  • Coordinate the engagement and promotion of online volunteering by contributing to networking efforts and building relationships with relevant organizations, delivering information meetings and workshops for target organizations and providing relevant information and assistance;
  • Assist with planning and organizing series of on-site and online public events on promoting volunteer modalities of UNV among UN Agencies, NGOs, UN Volunteers and other target groups, including in close coordination with ROECIS and UNV global teams;
  • Support ROECIS portfolio team to combine online volunteer services with onsite UN Volunteer services by coordinating the relationships management with UN partners;
  • Develop creative business solutions to extend the operation in the region.

b. Providing support to the users of UNV’s Online Volunteering service focusing on achieving the following results:

  • Respond to general queries including updating of standard messages;
  • Screen organizations’ applications from a given portfolio of countries submitted ensuring required information is complete, assessing compliance with established criteria, e.g. adherence to UN policies, accreditation with ECOSOC, verifying applicant organizations’ goals and activities through Internet research, and getting timely feedback from field teams, other;
  • Assist with organization and volunteer feedback monitoring and take action as and when relevant;
  • Screen online volunteering opportunities by organizations, ensuring clear task descriptions, context and expected development impact;
  • Guide users on other website-related issues and problem solving;
  • Actively participate in developing / reigning business requirement for continuous systems optimization (from the end -user and service administrator perspective).

c. Supporting Knowledge Management:

  • Support regional manager and UNV in delivering webinars, producing visibility tools, drafting knowledge products;
  • Generate and prepare data sheets, presentations on OV together with an analysis and evaluation including sharing information for RBM processes;
  • Regular follow-up the trend and brief regional manager and UNV team by proposing mitigation measures or new business solutions in OV;
  • Close follow-up online volunteering services providing to the partners and support Communication team to collect information, draft stories, articles, social media posts and other relevant materials for website, social media channels etc and knowledge sharing;
  • Edit and translate documents related to user journey guidance and other online volunteering content.

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. social sciences, development studies, marketing, international relations or area related to developing business and programme management.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in programme management, implementation, business development, partnerships relation or other relevant programmes; experience with online/digital platforms and volunteerism are an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Knowledge of work with United Nations is an advantage;
  • Experience in volunteer mobilization or working with civil society organizations of Europe and CIS region highly desirable;
  • Experience working in international organizations is an asset;
    • Excellent oral and written skills in English; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Have affinity with or interest in relationships management, programme implementation, business development with marketing, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is mandatory;
  • Working knowledge in another UN language (mainly Russian, French, Spanish) is an asset.

Others:

  • Proficiency in using computers and office software packages (MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Advance experience with database management and in handling of web-based management systems.

Competencies and values (in addition to the list in the following section):

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Strong client oriented manner is mandatory.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Development programme/project administration, Human resources management and development
Area of expertise details

Assignment Remarks:

National UN Volunteer assignments are only open for Turkish citizens who have work permit in Turkey. Other countries’ citizens are not eligible to be shortlisted in NUNV assignments.

The duration of this assignment will be extended upon the successful deliverables of UN Volunteers in line with the expectations and targets of the assignment described in this Call for Application.

The current monthly living allowance of a national UN Volunteer in Turkey is TRY 7133 with a full coverage of private insurance and additional benefits ie access to learning platforms. There is an increase in monthly living allowance in each May. There is no pension and social security payment in UN Volunteer assignments, these costs are belonging to the person. The candidate can find the details of entitlements in the UNV Conditions of Service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified after the application deadline and will have information about written test and interview.

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Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please 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? Please 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 Turkey and legal residents in Turkey with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 28-09-2021
Communications Specialist Nat. Specialist UNWomen Kazakhstan
VMAM Code
KAZR000291-10670
Open

Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Kazakhstan
Location, Country
Nur-Sultan (KAZ)
Language skills
English
Russian
Expected Starting Date
01 January 2022
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UN Women’s Peace, Security & Humanitarian Specialist, the UNV Communications Specialist will:

a. Developing and Implementing Communication and Outreach Plans:

  • Develop communication and outreach plans for projects under the WEE & WPS/HA portfolio
  • Advise in terms of message formulation and identification of effective communication channels for reaching the target groups
  • Provide advice on communication and outreach strategies into programme implementation
  • Maintain close contact with the media representatives in the region, provide support to building partnership with the media
  • Provide advice and guidance to and coordinate with Country Offices for a harmonious implementation of communication and outreach plans
  • Provide support for the implementation of project events and report them accordingly
  • Prepare media advisories to announce events to the media and draft media releases to send out after/right at the end of the events
  • Prepare drafts of texts about project activities and achievements for the regional website
  • Provide support in preparing short video clips containing statements from project beneficiaries, experts, stakeholders, and partners, dedicated to important topics and events, and help in distribution of such video materials through media, social media and other channels
  • Develop and organize regional social media and other campaigns

b. Contributing to Knowledge Building and Management:

  • Contribute to the identification of best-practices. Draft success stories (including human interest stories and testimonials by project partners and beneficiaries, and communications assets) and other communications products (infographics etc.) for distribution. Conduct simple interviews where necessary
  • Develop and disseminate outreach communication materials, presentations, knowledge products, and other relevant documentation
  • Support programme and policy colleagues with the development, branding and design of publications and relevant knowledge materials
  • Utilize social networking and other media strategies for advocacy and promotion
  • Seek, follow-up on and provide content for any information campaign and outreach opportunity with partnering UN agencies and other partners

c. Maintaining Web/Online Presence:

  • Develop content for the regional website and social media accounts
  • Improving ways on how information, statistics and results are organised so that high-quality data and statistics support project’s key messages, and that information and communication is organised in an appealing manner

d. Ensuring Programme Visibility:

  • Provide support in presenting important project results – success stories, using as many communication channels as possible in close cooperation with partnering UN agencies
  • Ensure a unified visual identity for all program activities, materials, and events. Oversee the qualitative aspects of production, (e.g., quality control, translations, reviews of layout and graphic design)
  • Ensure that all communication activities are implemented in line with UN Women Regional Communications Strategy and donor guidelines on communication and visibility
  • Seek and follow-up on opportunities to enhance visibility of programme results

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Communication, Media, Journalism, International Relations, or a related field;

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years experience at the national or international level in communications, social and online media, PR/media outreach, campaigning, outreach and/or advocacy.

Experience in desktop editing/publishing, copy-editing and production.

Experience in journalism, web publishing and public relations.

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;

· Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;

  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

· Sound security awareness;

  • Have affinity with or interest in the humanitarian-development nexus, Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please 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? Please 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 Kazakhistan and legal residents in Kazakhistan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 28-09-2021