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Communication officer 28 February 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Burundi
Open

Communication officer

International Specialist
UNICEF
Burundi
Bujumbura (BDI)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 February 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of communication, advocacy and partnerships, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Support the conceptualization, planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of an advocacy and communication strategy to leverage better results and mobilize resources for children:

  • Use a number of digital and social media channels and make recommendations regarding current and future social media platforms and innovation technologies to use in order to increase UNICEF’s outreach in Burundi and abroad;
  • Develop and produce multimedia products and online campaign narratives to advance UNICEF’s mandate and to better profile children's rights,
  • Liaise with donors and National Committees and facilitate field visits and content creation as needed;
  • Support the chief of communication to regularly update media and development partners on progress of UNICEF Country Programme and progress for children and women, as well as UNICEF’s global priorities and campaigns, through the dissemination of reports, surveys, media releases;
  • Maintenance and update of UNICEF Burundi online pages;
  • Update social media platforms;
  • Support the organization of field visits;
  • Contribute to the strategic development of digital initiatives in the country and provide ideas to increase digital engagement,
  • Develop and disseminate social media content for UNICEF’s platforms, including production of digital/online campaigns;

Film, edit and work with video files in multiple formats highlighting UNICEF’s work.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or any related field

24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (at least 2 years) in Media and Digital Media required.
  • Demonstrated experience in photography, video filming and editing.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

Public information and reporting Mandatory

Journalism, mass media and broadcasting Mandatory

Photo: mandatory

Video: mandatory

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Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 28 February 2021

UNV Communication Associate 02 March 2021 Nat. University UNICEF Mexico
UNICEF
Mexico
Mexico City (MEX)
Spanish,English
15 March 2021
6 months
02 March 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Communication Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Communication Associate will:

  1. Organize UNICEF Mexico´s catalogue of photo and video images to create and archive in an easy to retrieve manner a set of collections for internal and external use in social media, publications, communication and fundraising campaigns.
  2. Provide support in digital activities: KPI tracking for digital channels, web content development and community management.
  3. Provide support in the production of social media and multimedia products (design, adaptation of content pieces provided by UNICEF headquarters, video/audio products and social media content).
  4. Provide support in uploading photos, videos and other multimedia materials to a UNICEF online platform (WeShare) to share content for the entire organization, including National Committees.
  5. Provide other support to the Communication team as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

This is an opportunity for university students. People who are currently enrolled in a university programme (bachelor's or master's degree) in digital communications, multimedia, communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field, as well as people who have graduated from their bachelor's degree no more than one year ago, are eligible.

Age requirements: 18 to 26 years throught the duration of the assignment.

6 Months
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
  • Minimum of 6 months of relevant experience in communications support;
  • Experience in working with social media and multimedia assets are important.
  • Solid skills in software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier (or equivalent) would be an asset.
  • Experience in usage of computers, including databases and office software packages
    • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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.
  • Fluency in spoken and written Spanish is required. Good knowledge of English is an advantage.

The main benefit of serving as a UN Volunteer is the personal satisfaction that the volunteer assignment brings, as it implies having a positive impact for peace and development. However, the United Nations Volunteers program offers support during your assignment in several ways.

The UNV program will cover:

  • The transfer trip to the place of assignment and installation and repatriation allowance (if applicable) will be provided in the event that the work destination is not within a reasonable distance from the volunteer's place of residence.
  • A VLA (Volunteer Living Allowance) grant of ** MXN 14,758.75 ** that will be provided on a monthly basis to cover the costs of accommodation, housing and normal living expenses. Life, health and permanent disability insurance are included, as well as a reinstatement allowance for satisfactory service. The volunteer will be entitled to annual leave and medical leave (if applicable), virtual learning courses and training allowance (reimbursable). Full time availability is required.
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Application deadline: 02 March 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Census Coordinator 08 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNFPA Timor Leste
Open

Census Coordinator

International Specialist
UNFPA
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English
Immediate
12 months
08 March 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 UNFPA Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Census Coordinator will:

  • Advice the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) and UNFPA Representative on the planning, organizations and execution and management of the 2021 Population and Housing Census of Timor-Leste.
  • Ensure timely implementation of census implementation plan, quality control plan and other documents and make necessary amendments and revisions
  • Maintain effective coordination amongst Census technical team to ensure that national interests are effectively addressed in terms of delivering quality census outputs
  • Participate in and guide the development of the plans for data analysis and tabulation
  • Assist the GDS to process and analyze pre-test, trial census and census data and production of preliminary, final and analytical reports and on the dissemination of census final reports, analytical reports and thematic reports.
  • Develop mechanism for quality control and conduct field visits to monitor and validate quality of fieldwork of geographical preparations and enumerations.
  • Coordinate the planning, organization and execution and management of training activities for national counterparts as needed.
  • Contribute to the process of advocacy and resource mobilization for the 2021 Population and Housing Census and Demographic Health Survey.
  • Support GDS in the development of the Population and Housing Census and Post Enumeration Survey (PES) instruments and ensure efficient sampling for trial census and PES.
  • Support GDS to supervise the implementation of the pilot census activities and provide a report to guide the main census activities in timely manner.
  • Collaborate with data processing staff of GDS to prepare data capture and processing plans and in a timely implementation of data processing schedules.
  • Support the development of plans for data analysis and tabulation.
  • Coordinate and support the development and implementation of PES schedule of activities, analysis of the PES data and production of reports including documenting lessons learned and best practices.
  • Support the production and advise on dissemination of census final and analytical reports
  • Prepare quarterly progress report of the 2021 census activities and consolidate quarterly progress reports for submission to GDS, UNFPA and census technical team.
  • Support GDS to develop training plans and ensure timely training of staff involved in census activities field work, data processing (coding, data entry) and analysis.
  • In close collaboration with UNFPA related staff, identify technical assistance needed and/or support from development partners and other agencies.
  • Prepare Terms of Reference for consultants that will contribute to the various phases of the 2021 census.
  • Undertake other tasks relevant to the 2021 census that may be required.

Other:

  • Carry out any other additional tasks assigned by the UNFPA Assistant Representative and the UNFPA Representative.
Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in the statistic, social science and any related field of study.

24 Months
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
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select the special call to which you would like to apply.
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Application deadline: 08 March 2021

Analyste médias et réseaux sociaux 09 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Senegal
UNFPA
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
09 March 2021

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

  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle en journalisme ou relations avec les médias, et en gestion des relations publiques d’une institution.
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’élaboration, la mise en œuvre, le suivi évaluation de stratégies de communication sur les réseaux sociaux, l’animation de plateforme web, médias sociaux et la production de contenu multimédia conduite de campagne de communication multimédia
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’édition graphique, la réalisation d’infographies, le montage de vidéo
Master degree or equivalent
  • Être titulaire d’au moins une maîtrise/ Master 1 en communication ou des études des médias ou de la gestion des médias sociaux, sciences sociales, marketing, psychologie, études commerciales, domaine associé.
  • Une formation sur les réseaux sociaux, édition graphique, infographie, photographie, vidéographie ou journalisme serait un atout.
36 Months
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle en journalisme ou relations avec les médias, et en gestion des relations publiques d’une institution.
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’élaboration, la mise en œuvre, le suivi évaluation de stratégies de communication sur les réseaux sociaux, l’animation de plateforme web, médias sociaux et la production de contenu multimédia conduite de campagne de communication multimédia
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’édition graphique, la réalisation d’infographies, le montage de vidéo
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

Domaine d’expertise additionnelle requis : des études des médias ou de la gestion des médias sociaux, sciences sociales, marketing, psychologie, études commerciales, formation sur les réseaux sociaux, édition graphique, infographie, photographie, vidéographie.

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Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 09-03-2021