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Communication Assistant 03 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Ukraine
Kyiv (UKR)
09 March 2021
9 months
03 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Assistant Representative or his designated mandated representative(s), the National UN Volunteer will:

  • Support social media accounts of UNFPA Ukraine GBV Programme information campaign “Break the Circle (Facebook) and educational project “(No) trivia in relations” (Instagram) in the period of absence of contracted service provider.
  • Ensure regular updates of “Break the Circle” site, prepare monthly reports, assist in enhancing the structure and content of the resource.
  • Manage the process of monthly GBV newsletter development: coordinate the process of stories collecting, editing the text, design layout ensuring.
  • Ensure regular highlighting of GBV programme events/news/achievements on UNFPA Ukraine resources: website, Facebook account, Twitter, YouTube (if applicable).
  • Organise translation and design services meeting communication needs for news publishing, events support, programme highlights presenting, printed informational materials development, etc.
  • Ensure filing of all developed products within communication component, including photos and videos from events, on UNFPA Ukraine’s Google Drive.
  • Assist within programme printing requests – collect and unify requests from target cities and partners, liaise with the selected service provider from sending the layouts to accepting the report of the work done, including coordinating the process of printing and dissemination, layouts editing (if needed).
  • Analyse media publications and mentions in the thematic areas related to GBV programme, provide timely advice to the GBV programme team and UNFPA Communication and Advocacy Associate, flag the issues of concern, and suggest ideas of media projects.
  • Monitor international and Ukrainian communication initiatives/campaigns/projects aimed at eliminating GBV and DV. Prepare brief description of findings.
  • Carry out any other communications-related duties as may be required by the management.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • At least Bachelor degree in communications, public relations, journalism or related field.
24 Months
  • Advanced social media user with sound experience of managing social media accounts and websites.
  • Demonstrated interest in and/or experience in the areas of gender-based violence, gender equality and social norms change (will be a strong asset).
  • Ukrainian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

* 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: 03-03-2021