|Digital Communications Officer||21 May 2021||Nat. Specialist||UNDP||Malaysia|
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
12 months with possibility of extension
21 May 2021
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Working with Communications Specialists and UNDP’s various units, the Digital Communications Officer will use available UNDP Malaysia material to create compelling, visually appealing, and shareable content. The position will design and implement coverage strategies across social media platforms, for key events and knowledge products; as well as ensure social media implementation of specific UN International days.
The role will maintain the digital communications calendar as part of the coverage for the Country Office’s activities and/or on-going digital campaigns. The Digital Communications Offcer will work closely with programme and/or project colleagues to support online reporting, information sharing and promotion of UNDP’s activities, events and knowledge products, as well as assisting in the publishing of quarterly email newsletters. They will also be responsible to provide monthly reports on UNDP Malaysia’s online platform using latest metrics via variety of online measuring tools.
Ideally, the Digital Communications Officer is an experienced creative writer with basic graphic editing skills used to create innovative content, adapted to match specific requirements of each platform and its audience, while amplifying UNDP Malaysia’s online presence in line with UNDP brand guidelines. The role will effectively support different programme/project teams in the promotion of their events and knowledge products. The position will report to the Communications Specialist, and work closely with the programme units.
Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Communications Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Digital Communications Officer will:
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Other communications related experience, Arts, music, photography and film, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
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
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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: 21 May 2021