Fresh Job at United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

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VMAM Code: NGAR000172-10136
Host Entity: UNDP
Expected Starting Date: Immediate
Duration: 12 months

Job Description:

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Project Manager or his/her appointed delegated representative(s), the UNV Communication Specialist will:

  • Support the implementation of the project’s communication strategy and annual plan
  • Design, produce, write and/or edit communication and advocacy materials, flagship reports, and studies; in doing so the incumbent will also facilitate the management and dissemination of knowledge products 
  • Support the project’s online visibility on social media channels, and on the UNDP Africa website, blog platforms, and e-newsletters 
  • Promote the achievements of UNDP and its partners in the regional context of disaster risk management in the Western Sahel and Lake Chad Basin 
  • Help improve the project’s outreach and promote the agenda of UNDP and its partners towards a risk-informed development trajectory

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Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Educational Additional Comments:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Media, Journalism, International Relations, or a related field. A Master’s Degree is desirable, but it is not a requirement.
  • Minimum 3 years (5 years desirable but it is not a requirement) of experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications, or advocacy, including

Required Experience:

  • 36 Months

Experience Remark:

  • Experience in developing communication and media materials, and online publications
  • Experience in preparing presentations, briefing notes, talking points, and fact sheets
  • Experience in media relations
  • Knowledge of and experience with photography and video
  • Knowledge of and experience as an influencer or with blogging and social media
  • Advanced user level in graphic design software packages (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Good knowledge of handling web-based management systems (AEM, Drupal)
  • Experience in working at the UN and/or with NGOs in the field of development is an asset.

Eligibility Criteria:

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

Language Skills:

  • English (Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

Area of Expertise:

  • Public Information and Reporting, Journalism, Mass Media and Broadcasting

Area of Expertise Details:

  • Expertise in the design and production of communication and advocacy materials including excellent knowledge and skills in photography and video production.

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Competencies Values:

  • Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Knowledge Sharing, Working in Teams.

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