Communications Associate at UN Volunteers

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Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Communications Analyst, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Manage Media events: Photography, media and reporting as needed.
Assist the Communications Analyst in strengthening inter-units’ collaboration
Daily Press Summaries related to UNDP work;
Manage the updating of general content and documents on the UNDP website and Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube)
Produce articles/write-ups on human interest stories, publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
Draft social media messages for advocacy campaigns, events, international days, etc.

Respond to various information requests

Provide training and support to the users of the sites who have editorial rights
Handle the continuous restructuring of the website to ensure it answers to the changing needs of UNDP’s audiences
Undertake various other communication-related tasks for the Country Office as required, including administration of communication activities
Provides support in building strong relationships with clients and external actors including local and international media.
Qualifications/Requirements
Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education – Additional Comments:

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or public relations.

Required experience: 36 Months
Experience remark:

Experience in Web Management and/or Social Media, will be an added advantage
Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience – in a similar full-time job at national level
Experience with development work will be an advantage, but not a requirement.
Proven experience in daily management of websites, and social media, preferably with a multilateral or international development organizations
Language skills:

English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
Area of expertise: Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details:

Conversant with Content Management Systems, Joomla, CQ5 and the use of Windows computer applications
Excellent command of English, both orally and in writing
Outstanding drafting skills and creative story writer
Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines
Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams


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Closing Date : 12th May, 2020.