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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Communication & Knowledge Management Specialist 11 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNCDF Ethiopia
UNCDF
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English
Immediate
12 months
11 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Ethiopia Digital Country Lead or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Communication & Knowledge Management Specialist will:

  1. Support the implementation of the Communications and Visibility (C&V) strategy of Leaving no one behind in the digital era” strategy in Ethiopia and Malawi.
    • Coordinate with the support and supervision of the Country Digital Lead, the implementation of the Communication and Visibility strategy of “Leaving No One Behind in the Digital Era” in Ethiopia and Malawi according to UNCDF standards and procedures.
    • Author Communications and Visibility plans for Ethiopia and Malawi.
    • Develop and monitor budgets for implementation of the Communications and Visibility plan.
    • Support the documentation of the lessons learned during programme and project activities.
    • Ensure Communication and Visibility deliverables in project implementation are developed and tracked.
    • Respond to the need for knowledge of the sector by sharing knowledge products from the programme
    • Assist the Ethiopia and Malawi teams in incorporating Communication and Visibility inputs into the drafting of project documents and during project implementation.
  1. Coordinate content creation and content management including visual material library and social media management
    • Develop an editorial plan in close coordination with the country teams and produce relevant content related to program activities for the Programme webpages, and the news section of the UNCDF website, in compliance with guidelines and standards used throughout UNCDF.
    • Write, edit and disseminate media and content, such as press releases, articles, blog posts, case studies, infographics, brochures, presentations and videos;
    • Coordinate the design and visibility of content developed by partners.
    • Contribute to tasks or activities that require content writing and documentation of program knowledge (writing semi-annual and annual activity reports, etc.).
    • Produce reports and present the trends in traditional and social media in Uganda to the team and partners; identify new opportunities to increase the visibility of the programme’s work.
    • Lead and supervise the procurement process for the issuance of the communication collaterals for the programme (country brochure, roll up banners, note pads etc) in close coordination with the operation team. Create, curate, and store a collection of high-quality visual materials for publications that illustrate the program's activities.
    • Record all publications, clippings, videos in the Excel KM dashboard. Ensure all final versions of publications are saved according the programmes filing rules.
    • Coordinate the work of external vendors, monitor their performance, assure that all deliverables are submitted within budget and in time.
  2. Assure the visibility of the programme through the organization of conferences and information sharing workshops
    • Design and execute a country launch event for Ethiopia and Malawi.
    • Develop strategy to increase networking and mutual learning among UNCDF partners in Ethiopia and Malawi and other UNCDF partners in the region;
    • Ensure all major local media providers are briefed on UNCDF Pogramme and Strategy “ Leaving No One Behind in the Digital Era” in Ethiopia and Malawi to build relationships and increase programme visibility and share knowledge;
    • Plan, procure and coordinate the organization of conferences, workshops, technical working groups and webinars and participate as necessary.
    • Support the team in producing presentations for events.
  3. Contribute to the development of the network of partners.
    • Liaise with the press/media to advocate and disseminate information on UNCDF work as well as relevant events such as campaigns.
    • Organize interviews and filming opportunities to support high visibility of UNCDF Programme achievements through television, radio and newspapers and social media.
    • Update Programme contact database and list of service providers. A specific section on local media providers, the services they offer and costs;
    • Ensure contributions and comments on UNCDF web platforms are addressed in a reasonable timeframe
    • Liaise closely with the UN Communications Group’s and actively participate in the Inter-agency schedule of activities in Ethiopia and Malawi
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Communication, International Development, Public Administration, Project Management

36 Months
  • At least three years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communications, journalism, marketing, or other relevant programmes; experience with copy editing is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • It is mandatory to have an excellent ability to write policy and strategy briefs in English.
  • Experience authoring Government policies, private sector strategies and UN publications is an advantage.
  • It is desirable to have a background in digital finance, ITC for Development (ICT4D) and financial inclusion.
  • 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, Outlook, Teams, Share point, etc.) and internet research and social media; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in poverty alleviation using digital tools to support marginalized populations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Excellent ability to write policy and strategy briefs in English - mandatory
  • Excellent oral and written skills;
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing
  • Proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, Share point, etc.) and internet research and social media
No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 11 May 2021

Communications Specialist (UNICEF) 09 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Haiti
UNICEF
Haiti
Port-au-Prince (HTI)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
09 May 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of Section or his/her designated mandated representative(s), and in close collaboration with all programme sections, the UN Volunteer Communications Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

General public communications activities:

  • Produce high-quality communication documents in Arabic, English, French, Spanish or other target language;

  • Research, draft and edit communication materials (articles, press releases, human interest stories, fact sheets and others) for both traditional and modern media for advocacy, social mobilization and resource mobilization activities; contribute to the qualitative aspects of production (e.g. translation, graphic design);

  • Work on the appropriate and timely dissemination of advocacy and communication materials to target audiences, and participate in the evaluation of their impact;

  • Help in the planning and organizing as well as generating public support for special events and activities to promote country programme goals;

  • Monitor the public perception of UNICEF in the country; recommend appropriate action to maintain a positive image for the organization; evaluate the appropriate and timely dissemination of advocacy and communication materials to target audiences; and participate in the evaluation of their impact;

  • Develop close collaboration with mass media through activities such as organizing visits to project sites, facilitating photo coverage and TV footage, and utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate to generate and maintain public interest in children's issues and tell the story of UNICEF's cooperation to a wider audience;

  • Assist in identifying and obtaining feature stories and other material to facilitate advocacy and fund-raising activities;

  • Assist in the development of work plans that are consistent with UNICEF communications strategies, goals, objectives and activities; monitor compliance and provide support and guidance to ensure objectives are met, including performance planning, monitoring and appraisal; plan and monitor the use of communication budgetary resources;

  • Assist the implementation of the joint UN Communications Strategy in line with the UN Partnership Framework and UNICEF’s Country Business Plan.

    Online strategy support:

  • Regularly update UNICEF’s Country Website; regularly update social media channels (Twitter/Facebook); assist in maintaining UNICEF’s web photo database by processing and uploading photos and captions (web-based training on web management and photo database can be organized);

  • Support UNICEF’s digital communication and web content development, including the Office Blog; support UNICEF’s online strategy to generate national and international support;

  • Support the development and reinforcement of already existing web tools in order to enhance the visibility of UNICEF and its partners;

  • Assist in positioning UNICEF as a knowledge leader and pioneer in the area of online communication and social media;

  • Contribute to start and scale-up of an interactive communication model that gives young people a voice;

  • Ensure systematic information updates and propose content for social media platforms (photos, videos, posts and articles);

  • Edit the articles of UNICEF’s bloggers and the Office’s newsletter.

    Advocacy support:

  • Provide internal office support to programme staff on the production of quality advocacy, information and communication materials to strengthen programme visibility;

  • Participate in global advocacy activities by planning visits of goodwill ambassadors, National Committee representatives and Executive Board members, including preparation of information materials (e.g. press releases, programme summaries, country fact sheets and media kits) and necessary logistic arrangements;

  • Take responsibility where required to adapt and disseminate advocacy materials from the Country Office, NY HQ, Geneva HQ and the respective Regional Office to identified target audiences, arranging translation into local language(s) as necessary; identify the need for additional materials/activities, such as radio and television programmes, publications, photographs, websites, etc., to advocate and promote organizational goals within the country, and manage their production and distribution to the target audiences;

  • Develop partnerships with individuals, groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives (i.e. media), and strengthen their capacity through appropriate advocacy and communication training, access to updated information, supplies and equipment and through experience-sharing.

    Communication support:

  • Support the Communication team in its day-to-day activities, including but not limited to, contributing to outreach through organizing events and setting up activities (retreats, meetings and task forces);

  • As required, prepare background communication and advocacy materials for briefings and visits of media, goodwill ambassadors, donors, national committee representatives and other special interest groups;

  • Ensure quality, consistency, accuracy and ethics of all communication tools and materials (press releases, videos, social media posts, Human Interest Stories, SitRep, Blog articles, Reports, etc.);

  • Ensure language quality in Arabic, English, French, Spanish or other target language of all communication tools and materials.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in a relevant area, e.g. Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or similar field is required

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communication, print and broadcast media, interactive digital media, public information, or other relevant programmes is required; experience with peacebuilding or child-focused programming in conflict-affected countries is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • 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;
  • Excellent technical competence in producing for various media formats (print, web, social media);
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in children’s issues, issues related to peacebuilding and children affected by armed conflict, international development, humanitarian action, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Communication;

  • Press advisory;

  • Graphic design;

  • Social Media management;

  • The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNICEF with professionalism, dedication and client orientation, and who must be willing both to work on programmatic/substantive aspects and to provide operational/logistical services. The following qualifications are required:

  • Excellent technical competence in producing for various media formats (print, web, social media);

  • 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

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

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

  • Working knowledge of the language used by the UN in the country of assignment (e.g. English, French, Spanish).
  • Working knowledge of local languages is an advantage.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 09-May-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

Résilience communautaire pour l’environnement et réduction des risques de catastrophe 13 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Chad
UNDP
Chad
Ndjamena (TCD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
13 May 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Sous la supervision directe du/de la coordonateur (trice) du Projet Gestion communautaire des risques climatiques le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

Formulation et mise en œuvre des Stratégies de Communication :

  • Formuler, en consultation avec les équipes de gestion du projet, les stratégies de communication visant à mieux faire connaître les activités du projet gestion des risques climatiques ;
  • Assurer la couverture effective des activités du projet à travers les médias et les réseaux sociaux via internet, y-compris dans les médias internationaux ;
  • Développer un réseau et des relations de partenariat avec les représentants des médias écrits, audiovisuels et électroniques et assurer la notoriété du projet ;
  • Organiser la participation de journalistes et représentants des médias aux activités des projets ;
  • Assurer la visibilité des activités institutionnelles et programmatiques du projet à travers la production et la diffusion de supports de communication : articles, brochures, rapports, bulletin, flash info, monographies, gadgets et objets publicitaires.

Appui-Conseil et Appui Technique

  • Fournir des conseils utiles sur les approches de communication les plus appropriées tenant compte de la spécificité du projet ;
  • Assurer la rédaction des communiqués de presse, articles, notes, rapports et documents électroniques du programme ;
  • Produire des articles dans le Newsletter périodique du PNUD portant notamment sur les activités d’intérêt pour le projet ;
  • Tenir, avec l’appui de l’Analyste en Communication du PNUD, le Bureau Pays informé des évènements importants et des « success-stories » en vue d’une diffusion sur le réseau du PNUD.

Rapport sur les activités et les réalisations des projets

  • Assurer la diffusion de tous les rapports mandataires notamment, les rapports semestriels et les rapports annuels du projet, les Rapports des sessions des comités de Pilotage respectif du projet, etc. ;
  • Assister le Coordonnateur de projet et l’Expert en suivi-évaluation dans l’analyse et l’approbation des différents rapports soumis par les partenaires opérationnels et institutionnels du projet ;
  • Appuyer la production régulière des différentes notes d’information relatives à l’état d’avancement des différentes composantes du projet..

Nouvelle Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication

  • Agir en étroite collaboration avec l’Analyste en Communication du bureau Pays du PNUD aux fins d’exploiter toutes les possibilités et formules de visibilité et de promotion du PNUD au Tchad ;
  • Contribuer à assurer la visibilité des activités du bureau pays dans les réseaux sociaux via l’internet.
Master degree or equivalent

Licence/Maitrise

Être titulaire d’au moins une licence (bac + 3 ans) en communication, sciences sociales, sciences politiques et/ou ou tout autre domaine lié à la communication et au plaidoyer.

36 Months

Avoir au moins trois (3) ans d’expérience de travail dans le secteur de la communication sociale et du plaidoyer

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience

Être titulaire d’au moins une licence (bac + 3 ans) en communication, sciences sociales, sciences politiques et/ou ou tout autre domaine lié à la communication et au plaidoyer.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams

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