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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Experto en Comunicaciones y Web 20 August 2020 Nat. Expert IFAD Brazil
IFAD
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
Portuguese,Spanish
01 September 2020
until 31 December 2020 with possibility of extension
20 August 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Director del Centro o su representante designado, en colaboración con el consultor en comunicación, web design y Gestión de Conocimiento (GC), el/la Voluntario/a llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Trabajar en la implementación de la estrategia de comunicación del Centro, proponiendo el diseño de productos y herramientas necesarias para su ejecución, en particular la creación de un Microsite para el Centro;
  • Contribuir a incrementar la visibilidad del Centro mediante el apoyo a las comunicaciones proactivas (pitching a plataformas y periodistas expertos, inclusión de artículos sobre el Centro en publicaciones de aliados, búsqueda de eventos y oportunidades que aumentan la visibilidad de las acciones de CSST y GC en LAC);
  • Seleccionar potenciales contenidos para el microsite y proponer las formas de narración de las historias de éxito identificadas y apoyar con las comunicaciones sobre su impacto;
  • Promover acciones de sensibilización junto a los otros Hubs del FIDA en LAC y apoyar el desarrollo de capacidades para la formulación de insumos para el microsite, incluyendo acciones de capacitación del staff
  • Establecer lazos de colaboración con la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) y el Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) para actividades de divulgación específicas;
  • Evaluar el uso de redes sociales para cumplir con los objetivos de la estrategia de comunicación y crear contenidos para las redes seleccionadas, optimizando la relación con proyectos y donaciones del FIDA
  • Apoyar la creación de newsletters y gestionar el envío de boletines externos e internos, y actualizar las listas de contactos
  • Redactar notas de prensa y apoyar en la gestión de las relaciones con medios
  • Mantener el contacto con el equipo de comunicación el FIDA (COM) en Roma y el experto de comunicación de la división de LAC
  • Realizar un reporte bimestral al Director del Centro sobre los objetivos cumplidos
  • Otras tareas que el Director del Centro o su representante designa estimen necesarias
Master degree or equivalent

Título universitario de posgrado en Comunicación Social/ Ciencias de la Comunicación; con énfasis en gestión de conocimiento y medios digitales. Se valoran estudios de especialización en temas relacionados con desarrollo rural, género, poblaciones vulnerables y sostenibilidad.

Se considerarán candidatos/as con una licenciatura con dos años adicionales de experiencia.

96 Months
  • Al menos 8 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional y/o internacional en. periodismo, producción de audiovisuales o en temas similares en proyectos y/o instituciones, de preferencia vinculados al desarrollo rural;
  • Experiencia específica mínima de 5 años en relaciones públicas, comunicaciones, o áreas afines, produciendo y comunicando historias de cambios sociales, incluyendo sistemas basados en la web;
  • Se valora experiencia laboral en temas relacionados con género, poblaciones vulnerables y sostenibilidad.
  • Deseable contar con experiencia previa en programas de desarrollo, particularmente proyectos y/o programas financiados por la cooperación internacional.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  • Capacidad para la elaboración de medios y estrategias de información en varios formatos (comunicados de prensa, sitios web, artículos, material audiovisual, documentos, factsheet.)
  • Excelente habilidad de redacción y elaboración de notas de prensa, documentos, presentaciones en PowerPoint, prezi, informes, etc
  • Buen manejo de programas para diseño, visual y de publicación.
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Fecha límite para postularse: 20 Agosto 2020 a las 23:59 hrs, horario de Alemania

VOLUNTARIOS NACIONALES
Esa es una oportunidad de voluntariado nacional, por lo tanto, solamente son elegibles para esa oportunidad aquellas personas con nacionalidad Brasileña o residentes en Brasil que cuenten con el permiso legal de residencia en ese país, o con el estatus de refugiado o de apátrida. Acuérdese de indicar en su perfil VNU que sí está interesado/a en servir como voluntario/a nacional.

Communications Officer 19 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Brazil
UNICEF
Brazil
Manaus (BRA)
English,Portuguese
Immediate
12 months
19 August 2020

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

Under the direct guidance and supervision of the Chief of the Manaus Field Office, as well as the Communication Specialist based in Belem, the UN Volunteer will support the analysis of media (digital and traditional) coverage of child rights topics and issues related to UNICEF’s work aimed at strengthening UNICEF’s engagement with various media platforms. They will further carry out communication related activities such as the production of content, ensuring high quality of work and timely service delivery.

They will provide effective support and undertake the following tasks:

Media Relations

  • Maintain and update media relations contact list/database. Ensure rapid and accurate information dissemination to the media.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining close collaboration with mass media, as well as with groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives.
  • Assist in drafting and editing articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials in all media formats, as appropriate.
  • Prepare background communication and promotional materials for briefing and visits of media and other special interest groups. Assist in the planning, logistic and administrative arrangements for them.
  • Assist in collaborating with the media through activities such as organizing project site visits, facilitating photo coverage and TV footage and utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate, with special attention to opportunities related to the COVID-19 pandemic, to 30th anniversary of ECA and to the upcoming municipal elections.
  • Monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media materials. Maintain a library of coverage (clippings, coverage etc.)
  • Support the Communication Specialist based in Belem and the Communication Section in Brasília in compiling a daily media monitoring report that analyses UNICEF’s presence and topics of interest for advocacy and fundraising in the media.
  • Undertake a lessons learned review of successful and unsuccessful communication experiences as directed by supervisor.

Advocacy Strategy

  • Support the Chief of Manaus Field Office and Communication Specialist in outlining and implementing a Amazon Territory advocacy strategy at state (all 9 states in TAM) and municipal level (all 3 capitals in PCU in TAM), based on the overarching advocacy strategy of the Country Office.
  • Monitor and evaluate the appropriate and timely dissemination of advocacy and communication materials to target audiences and participate in the evaluation of their impact.
  • Monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media materials. Maintain a library of coverage (clippings, coverage etc.) in the Amazon Territory.
  • Ensure good quality data collection, analysis and evaluation and reporting to ensure effective communication strategies, planning and effective and efficient advocacy.
  • Support and strengthen the adolescent engagement through U-Report.

Content Production

  • Gather content and coverage of relevant country efforts to identify effective relevant country programme activities and results.
  • Produce advocacy and communication materials (e.g. briefing notes, images, videos, presentations etc.) that meet the standards set out in the Communication, Public Advocacy and Engagement Strategy 2017-2021.
  • Assist in drafting and editing articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials for both web-based and traditional media, as appropriate.
  • Follow up on the production of advocacy and communication materials (e.g., films, videos, audio-visuals, etc.), and oversee the qualitative aspects of production, (e.g., quality control, translations, reviews of layout and graphic design etc.).
  • Establish or maintain an up-to-date documentation centre for communication materials including publications, press releases and clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, web resources etc.
  • Develop and maintain a close collaboration with the media covering the humanitarian response.
  • Draft press releases, quotes and other information materials on the humanitarian response in all media formats, as appropriate.
  • Recommend and develop appropriate information and materials for engagement of the migrant/refugee community including through digital platforms
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field with emphasis on strategic communication planning for media mobilization.

Master or PhD and experience in social mobilization are assets.

24 Months
  • At least two years of practical professional work experience in communication, print and broadcast media, or interactive digital media.
  • Experience in producing online pieces and social media content, including videos and graphic materials.
  • Experience in strategic communication planning for media mobilization.
  • Experience in social mobilization, participatory communication, and research will be an asset
  • Experience in knowledge management is as asset
  • Knowledge of or experience in Communication for Development (C4D) is an asset
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Other communications related experience

Specific Technical Knowledge Required

  • Communication practice, methodology and practical application. Knowledge of current theories and practices in communication research planning and strategy;
  • Knowledge and expertise in communication strategy and networking;
  • Fundamentals of working in various media formats – print, audio, video, web etc.;
  • Computer systems, including internet navigation, office applications, and specifically, interactive digital media.

Common Technical Knowledge Required

  • General knowledge of computer systems, including internet navigation, office applications with advanced knowledge of social media, web-tools, website design and creation.

Technical Knowledge to be Acquired/Enhanced

  • UN/UNICEF Policy Papers
  • UNICEF programme policy, procedures and guidelines
  • UNICEF communication and other DOC guidelines
  • Communication toolkit
  • Brand Toolkit and Brand Book
  • UNICEF Stylebook
  • Ethical Guidelines on Reporting on Children
  • UNICEF communication goals, visions, positions, policies, guidelines and strategies
  • UNICEF policies and strategy to address national and international issues, including emergencies
  • UNICEF emergency communication policies, goals, strategies and approaches, including emergency preparedness.
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Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 19 August 2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time