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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Senior Communications Assistant 24 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Jordan
UNHCR
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
until 31 December 2021 with possibility of extension
24 April 2021

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

UNHCR has a dedicated External Relations Unit in Amman of six staff, plus staff working in Za’atari and Azraq Camps. In order to continue to highlight and monitor refugee needs in Jordan, and in light of the increased communication with refugees across digital channels over the last year, the unit is seeking additional capacity to support with a number of areas.

Under the direct supervision of the Senior ER Associate, they may undertake the following tasks:

  • Lead on Arabic language media and social media monitoring particularly among refugee populations
  • Produce a morning media update which is shared with the UNHCR Jordan office
  • Assist in work related to Communicating with Communities and two-way communication with refugee populations across Jordan through social media platforms in order to ensure that refugees and other people of concern are aware of their rights as well as services and support offered by UNHCR
  • Assist in monitoring social media platforms and other two-way communication channels for trends, communication gaps and needs
  • Assist in creating multi-media content for UNHCR Jordan social media channels
  • Provide administerial support to the External Relations team, including translation from/to Arabic and English
  • Perform other related duties as required in support of the daily work of the External Relations team
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor Degree – preferably in media, journalism, communications, design or related fields

24 Months
  • Drafting and editing skills are essential for content;
  • Language skills: written and spoken proficiency in English and Arabic;
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of refugees and the work of international organizations;
  • At least one-year work experience in the NGO/humanitarian sector in Jordan;
  • Good working knowledge of different social media platforms. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite products is also desired
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Jordan and legal residents in Jordan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 24-04-2021

Communications Officer 27 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Lao People's Democratic Rep
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Communications Officer

International Specialist
UNICEF
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
English,Laotian
01 May 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
27 April 2021

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

Under the supervision of the Chief of Communication, the international UN Volunteer will undertake the following functions:

  • Assist in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the advocacy and communication strategy to promote respect for children’s and women’s rights, and support UNICEF's mission in the country with a focus on education.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Partnership to Strengthen the Education System - a partnership between UNICEF and the EU - by providing key communications support to the UNICEF education team. This includes communications activity planning, development of human-interest stories, blog posts and social media content to promote PSES in Lao PDR and internationally and to the promotion of shared EU-UNICEF education messaging. In addition, this role involves support to Partnership to Strengthen the Education System (PSES) donor reporting including the collation of annual communications achievements as part of reporting to the EU.
  • Help raise awareness about challenges facing the education sector in Lao PDR and come up with innovative communication approaches.
  • Assist in producing campaigns and graphic design content for social media, such as fact graphs, info graphs, and other documents that require simple design such as brochures for donor communication and advocacy purposes with a focus on education.
  • Help disseminate studies, research and data on the successes and challenges facing the education sector in Lao PDR to different audiences.
  • Assist Communication and Education sections in events, launches, campaigns, and other key communication activities.
  • Lead in moderating social media platforms, engage with UNICEF's social media audience, and respond to online queries.
  • Conduct social media analysis for UNICEF Lao PDR platforms, measure audience engagement and contribute to building UNICEF’s social media fan base through assessment of key audiences, content planning, content management, search engine optimization, analytics and assessment of effectiveness of platforms and content.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Type of degree: Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Social Sciences, or similar
24 Months

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

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Laotian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other communications related experience

Area of expertise requirement:

  • Communication, experience with development and implementation of communication strategies;
  • Proficiency in using computer applications (Microsoft Office Suite, email/internet, other IT applications;
  • Skills and technical competence in producing for various media formats: print, web, social media)
  • Skills in graphic design, video production and photography all an asset.
No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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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.

Application deadline: 27th April 2021