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Social Media Officer - P3

Japan, Tōkyō, Tokyo - unhcr
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

JOB ID: 24220       Duties and Qualifications   Terms of Reference Social Media Officer DER/Global Communications Service UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is offering a Temporary Assignment (TA) as a Social Media Officer (P3) within its global Social Media team, which is a remote team spread across different time zones. The incumbent will be based in Tokyo, Japan. The TA will be within UNHCR¿s Global Communications Service (GCS), which sits within the Department of External Relations (DER). It will serve both GCS and the Office of the UNHCR Representation in Japan. This is an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in strategizing and delivering social media content and storytelling about refugee athletes and their participation at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, summer 2021, in order to continue to build awareness and support for people who have been forcibly displaced from their homes because of war, violence or persecution. UNHCR is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. Every year, millions of men, women and children are forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and persecution. We are in over 125 countries, using our expertise to protect and care for millions. Title: Social Media Officer Duty Station: Tokyo, Japan Duration: February/ASAP to 30 September 2021 Organizational context Social Media is one of UNHCR's most important channels of public communications. UNHCR's global Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat and TikTok channels have millions of followers worldwide. Expert management of social media ¿ including UNHCR's own global social media accounts ¿ is essential to meeting the objectives of the Global Communications Strategy and UNHCR's broader objectives. The Tokyo Olympics provides a unique opportunity to engage and inspire audiences in Japan and abroad on the refugee cause, and to significantly increase UNHCR¿s brand awareness and understanding of the vital role we play as an organization in refugee protection. The story of the first-ever refugee Olympic team at Rio 2016 Olympics saw the highest media coverage that UNHCR has ever recorded. Over 400,000 Brazilians joined UNHCR¿s social media platforms, and to this day this is a motivated audience that engages and shares UNHCR¿s storytelling. Recognizing the global importance of the Tokyo Olympics, and the potential opportunities for raising awareness about issues of forced displacement worldwide, the Social Media Officer will work towards engaging Japanese and global audiences in supporting the wider global communications strategy for Tokyo 2020. This will include educating audiences on the power of sport for refugees and mobilizing audiences to empathize and cheer for the refugee athletes in the IOC Refugee Olympic Team and the IPC Refugee Paralympic Team. The position Based in Tokyo, Japan, the incumbent will report to UNHCR¿s Head of Social Media with day-to-day supervision from the Senior Communications Officer in the Representation Office in Tokyo. The incumbent will be a member of the global Social Media Team and working with the office of the UNHCR Representation in Japan. The global Social Media Team is responsible for developing and delivering the organization¿s social media strategy and managing its global accounts. It nurtures a diverse refugee-supporting community of tens of millions of people worldwide, leads on social media content partnerships, and provides strategic and operational support to UNHCR¿s leadership, national account managers, regional bureaus and partners. The role will focus on social media strategy and planning, social and digital partnerships-building, capacity building and content production on refugee athletes and para-athletes in the context of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. This will include content creation for UNHCR social media channels, including social video, drafting bespoke messaging and social copy and working in coordination with focal points for influencer engagement and the global Goodwill Ambassador team to support social media planning for UNHCR¿s celebrity supporters (in Japan and globally), in order to meet the objectives of UNHCR¿s Olympics strategy. The incumbent will also participate in the Global Communications Service Olympics working group which will require working with teams across different regions and time zones,  including UNHCR focal points responsible for coordination with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC).  Duties and responsibilities 1. Strategy, Audience Targeting, Growth and Engagement Focusing on the UNHCR-related social media accounts in Japan: · Develop proposals for maximizing their potential, after conducting a SWOT analysis of these accounts and a high-level comparative exercise with the social media presence of peer organizations. Engage in a similar SWOT analysis of UNHCR¿s website as needed. · In line with the UNHCR Japan Strategy, the Communications Strategy for Tokyo 2020, UNHCR¿s Global Communications Strategy and the Audience Research for UNHCR¿s communications in Japan: (a) narrow-down the target audiences for each UNHCR social media platform in Japan; and (b) create a dedicated plan to increase their following, reach and engagement, using the latest tools and content trends, including targeting posts, and paid as well as organic content. · Document and analyze social media metrics for the Japan accounts, working closely with the communications team in the UNHCR Representation Office in Japan and with UNHCR¿s Corporate Communications Section on reporting, and feed learnings back to the social media team(s) in a timely manner to ensure the relevant work plan can adapt. 2. Social Media and Digital Partnerships · Support the global Head of Social Media and the Senior Communications Officer in Tokyo to nurture and manage UNHCR's partnerships with social media and digital companies that have a presence in Japan, including but not limited to Line, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and TikTok. · Identify upcoming opportunities and best practices for strategic placement of UNHCR content on third-party platforms in Japan, including social and digital media companies, and in particular non-traditional UNHCR partners. · Collaborate with the global Social Media Officer leading on influencer engagement and the Global Goodwill Ambassador Team to plan the best use of online voices, accounts, networks and fanbases of UNHCR¿s celebrity supporters (in Japan and globally), in order to meet the objectives of UNHCR¿s Olympics strategy. 3. Capacity building · Analyze capacity gaps in the use of social media by key UNHCR staff and partners in Japan. · Develop and conduct training sessions in Tokyo to strengthen the capacity of UNHCR and partner staff, and ensure that the output created for the Japan official and leadership accounts is in line with strategic priorities, the evolving nature of the social media world and UNHCR¿s communications needs. · Develop and share guidelines and good practices, tailored to the work of UNHCR Japan. 4. Social Content Production and Publishing · Produce original content for UNHCR¿s official and leadership accounts (in Japan and globally), including social video, working as part of a wider team for platforms which may include Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Line. · Create and suggest compelling social media copy and provide bespoke messaging for social platforms that align with the broader communications strategy and objectives for the Olympic and Paralympic Communications strategy. Essential minimum qualifications and professional experience required The ideal candidate will have: ¿ A university degree in social media, digital journalism, communications, digital marketing, media or a related field. A Master¿s degree is desirable. ¿ Minimum of six years¿ experience working in communications, of which three years¿ should be in social media. ¿ Fluency in Japanese ¿ written and oral with excellent copy-writing skills for social media-required ¿ Fluency in English ¿ written and oral with excellent copy-writing skills for social media-required ¿ Experience managing branded accounts with one million or more followers ¿ Experience working with diverse platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Line ¿ Experience producing social media content around major events with a global reach, in particular sporting events ¿ Experience in analyzing social media analytics and metrics ¿ Knowledge and demonstrated experience in original video content creation; experience in filming on smartphones and light editing knowledge ¿ Demonstrated knowledge of social media best practices and the willingness to keep up to date on emerging platforms and trends ¿ Experience working in a multicultural environment and working with teams across different regions and time zones ¿ An understanding of working with Goodwill Ambassadors, celebrities or influencers and with global sports and corporate partners ¿ Experience developing and conducting training workshops on social media and speaking about social media in relevant public forums-desirable ¿ Experience in or demonstrated knowledge of using paid advertising on social media platforms ¿ desirable ¿ Experience working in an international non-profit context, and some knowledge of the UN system and the humanitarian community ¿ desirable Location The successful candidate will be based within the UNHCR Representation in Tokyo, Japan. Conditions UNHCR closely tracks the performance of all social media content and identifies effective messaging, formats and strategies. Material developed by the Social Media Officer will be measured for impact and efficacy. The incumbent will attend regular editorial meetings and other meetings as required and confer regularly with team members, including the Head of Social Media. Performance will be assessed on an ongoing basis, with established goals, regular informal feedback, and a formal assessment at the end of the contract period. The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, traveling, processing, training or any other fees).     ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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18/01/2021 - 28/01/2021

Profesional en educación / comunicación medioambiental (f/m)

Peru, Lima, Lima - comundo
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Lugar de trabajo: Lima, Perú Organización coparte: MANTHOC (manthoc.org.pe) Duración: 2 ? 3 años Inicio de contrato: previo acuerdo En el Perú se presenta de manera constante la vulneración de los derechos de los niños, niñas y adolescentes (NNAs). La política nacional del Perú muestra poco interés en construir políticas sociales planteadas a partir de la opinión de los niños, niñas y adolescentes trabajadores (NNATs). En este escenario nuestra organización coparte MANTHOC, fundado en Lima en 1976, es un movimiento autónomo de NNAs quienes promueven sus derechos como sujetos ciudadanos. Desde una visión integral de la problemática y de las alternativas a las mismas, está contribuyendo y exigiendo la implementación de políticas públicas que atiendan las principales necesidades de los NNATs, respeten sus derechos, los valoren y reconozcan como ciudadanos sujetos de derechos. Sus actividades/tareas Como cooperante de Comundo contribuye en el marco del programa país Perú de Comundo a que niñas, niños y jóvenes vivan en un ambiente sano y digno y puedan ejercer sus derechos y deberes ecológicos. En específico apoya a MANTHOC en el desarrollo y la implementación de nuevas estrategias, herramientas y materiales para formar y asesorar a los NNATs en la defensa de sus derechos ecológicos y un buen tratamiento del medio ambiente. También asesora a MANTHOC en su comunicación hacia los NNATs y colaboradores y aporta para mayor visibilidad del Movimiento para el mejoramiento de su trabajo de incidencia. Su perfil - Mínimo 2 años de experiencia como profesional en el área de formación medioambiental (educador, pedagogo social, animador socio-cultural) y/o comunicación social (comunicación, con experiencia en procesos formativos con jóvenes e interés en el medioambiente) - Habilidades con las nuevas Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación - Manejar el idioma castellano a nivel avanzado - Manejar el idioma inglés (para traducción de documentos) - Deseable conocimientos en derechos humanos y/o temáticas sobre las infancias - Residencia en Suiza o Alemania Requisitos generales   - Contar con una profesión o haber concluido estudios superiores - Un mínimo de dos años de experiencia profesional - Edad mínima de 25 años - Residencia en Suiza o Alemania - Buenos conocimientos del idioma oficial del país de intercambio - Competencias interculturales y la capacidad de actuar en contextos diversos - Buena salud física y psíquica - Conocimientos básicos de gestión de proyectos, desarrollo institucional y educación para adultos/as deseable - Ser capaz de trabajar de manera independiente y en equipo - Alta competencia social y sensibilidad intercultural - Disponibilidad a un estilo de vida modesto - Estar dispuesto/a a colaborar y a participar en actividades de sensibilidad y de recaudación de fondos Ofrecemos   - Un ambiente de trabajo interesante que ofrece un amplio espacio a la iniciativa propia, la participación y las relaciones humanas interculturales - Una preparación adecuada - Introducción al contexto del país y acompañamiento en el lugar - Cobertura de costos de vida y seguros durante la estancia - Cobertura de gastos de viaje de ida y vuelta, tarifa plana para mobiliaria, cuotas escolares, etc. - Apoyo económico para la reinserción después de la misión  Procedimiento para la aplicación Antes de aplicar por escrito, le recomendamos contactar con Comundo y participar en uno de los eventos informativos de su región. Recibirá informaciones más amplias sobre el procedimiento de aplicación, sobre las condiciones de los intercambios, sobre la remuneración y otros beneficios. Más información en nuestra página web: http://www.comundo.org/  

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13/01/2021 - 30/12/2020

Communication Officer - P3

Somalia, Banaadir, Mogadiscio - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State's health and development agendas, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   - Identify subjects of interest to develop and improve media/communication activities pertaining to the incident management efforts at the country level. Design state-of-the-art communication materials and tools; ensure the rapid and timely dissemination of information to all partners. - Conceptualize a set of new advocacy documents to inform humanitarian and development stakeholders and the general public about WHO's response, co-develop, as relevant, high quality media tools, including audio-visual, photographic and printed materials, television and radio programmes, multimedia presentations, social media, videos and press releases, etc., to promote WHO's visibility, achievements and success stories. - Liaise with the press/media to advocate and disseminate information on emergency prevention, preparedness, recovery and response strategies and efforts. Organize interviews and filming opportunities to support high-visibility of WHO achievements through television, radio and newspapers, traditional and social media channels etc. - Manage the development and maintenance of the emergency related websites, in compliance with guidelines and standards used throughout the Organization, to ensure consistency of approach. Critically review and improve contents, architecture and design. - Research and write feature stories and messages, ideally bringing in a human element from real life experiences. - Prepare communication and advocacy products and statements to be used by the Resource Mobilization team in convincing and encouraging donors to rapidly fund the overall health sector response to affected populations. - Collaborate with all relevant actors, including the health cluster, regional and field offices, other WHO departments, UN agencies, and other partners to identify and create communication opportunities and prepare communication campaigns on specific topics. - Perform any other incident-specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: A first university degree in communication, journalism, political science or international relations or related field from an accredited/recognized institute.   Desirable: - Formal qualification in public health. - Courses in communication techniques such as graphic design, visual language and in the use of social media.   Experience Essential:  - At least five years' related experience in communication and/or advocacy, part of which supporting humanitarian emergency or health outbreak response and recovery activities. - Proven experience in writing advocacy documents and in the production of communication material. Desirable: - Prior working experience with WHO/UN or with an international nongovernmental organization.  - Experience in organizing advocacy campaigns. - Experience in managing publishing processes.   Skills - Proven skills in the development and implementation of communication/media products and tactics. - Excellent interpersonal skills complemented by the ability to conceptualize ideas and advocate consensus. - Excellent presentation skills. - Ability to 'think out of the box' and to make innovative proposals as related to communication. - Knowledge or understanding of WHO mandate and goals in the emergency incident management context.   WHO Competencies WHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1 - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond - Driving the Organization's Position in Health Leadership   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English.   Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.   REMUNERATION   WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 60,962 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2205 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: [http://www.who.int.](http://www.who.int./) - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.        ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ____________________________________________________________________________________ 

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12/01/2021 - 01/02/2021

FDFA: Senior Adviser, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

Austria, Vienna, Vienna - EDA - AMS Abteilung für Menschliche Sicherheit
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

  Background   This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs in relation to assignment at the Office of the Representative on Freedom of the Media must be borne by their authorities. Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. Seconded staff members in the OSCE Secretariat and Institutions are not entitled to a Board and Lodging Allowance payable by the Organization. The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence-  and security-building measures, human rights, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis. Free expression and free media are basic human rights. To ensure compliance with media-freedom commitments agreed upon by participating States, the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (RFoM) was established in December 1997. The function of the Representative is to observe relevant media developments in OSCE participating States with a view to providing early warning on violations of freedom of expression. The Representative concentrates on rapid response to serious non-compliance with OSCE principles and commitments by participating States. In case of serious problems caused, for instance, by obstruction of media activities and unfavourable working conditions for journalists, the Representative seeks direct contacts with the participating State and other parties involved, assesses the facts and contributes to the resolution of the issue. Another task is to assist participating States by advocating and promoting full compliance with OSCE principles and commitments regarding freedom of expression and free media. Assistance is typically provided in the form of legal analyses of legislation, organizing conferences and roundtables during which best practices are shared and promoted, preparing topical publications and guidebooks on media freedom matters and providing training seminars for media and government officials.       Tasks and Responsibilities   Under the overall leadership of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media and the immediate supervision of the Director of Office, the Senior Adviser will be tasked with: - Providing overall supervision and political guidance on the monitoring efforts for a designated region and focal point of the office for that region; - Following political and legal developments affecting freedom of expression in the designated region and preparing comprehensive analyses, notes and reports;  - Analysing public policy, legislation and state practice affecting freedom of the media in the designated region;  - Maintaining relevant networks, correspondents and media freedom advocacy contacts and maintaining regular contact with journalists' associations in the designated region; - Contributing to the reports on and participating in visits conducted by the Office; serving as focal point for visits to designated region;  - Assessing developments in view of suggestions for interventions to RFOM, including necessary political sensitivity and use of language;  - Liaising with consultants and experts outside of RFOM, especially when supervising the production of commissioned reports or studies; - Establishing and maintaining contacts, as necessary, with relevant governmental officials, international organizations and institutions as well as with specialized NGOs and the OSCE field presences, on issues of relevance to RFOM's mandate; - Representing the Office at seminars, conferences and meetings, including delivering statements, papers and speeches reflecting the position of the RFOM with regard to freedom of expression and free media; - In close contact with the public outreach colleagues, planning and organizing public relations activities to better promote understanding of the RFOM's aims and activities, including maintaining close contacts with OSCE missions; - Co-ordinating and managing relevant financial activities (project proposals, auditing of activities, budget contributions, evaluation, reporting, etc.); - Performing other related duties as assigned. For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, please see https://www.osce.org/representative-on-freedom-of-media       Necessary Qualifications   - Second-level university degree in political science, media studies, history, law, journalism or another related field; - A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience, including practical experience in the field of media, media freedom advocacy, human rights or related experience within the OSCE or another international organization; - Experience in programme management, including finance, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation/controlling and reporting; - Professional fluency in English with excellent drafting and communication skills; knowledge of other OSCE working languages, particularly Russian, French and/or German, would be an asset; - Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment; demonstrated attention to detail; - Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity; - Ability to operate Windows applications including word processing and email.      

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07/01/2021 - 29/01/2021

FDFA: Media Freedom Project Officer, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

Austria, Vienna, Vienna - EDA - AMS Abteilung für Menschliche Sicherheit
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Background   This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs in relation to assignment at the Office of the Representative on Freedom of the Media must be borne by their authorities. Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. Seconded staff members in the OSCE Secretariat and Institutions are  not entitled to a Board and Lodging Allowance payable by the Organization. The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence-  and security-building measures, human rights, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis. Free expression and free media are basic human rights. To ensure compliance with media-freedom commitments agreed upon by participating States, the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (RFoM) was established in  December 1997. The function of the Representative is to observe relevant media developments in OSCE participating States with a view to providing early warning on violations of freedom of expression. The Representative concentrates on  rapid response to serious non-compliance with OSCE principles and commitments by participating States. In case of serious problems caused, for instance, by obstruction of media activities and unfavourable working conditions for  journalists, the Representative seeks direct contacts with the participating State and other parties involved, assesses the facts and contributes to the resolution of the issue. Another task is to assist participating States by  advocating and promoting full compliance with OSCE principles and commitments regarding freedom of expression and free media. Assistance is typically provided in the form of legal analyses of legislation, organizing conferences and roundtables during which best practices are shared and promoted, preparing topical publications and guidebooks on media freedom matters and providing training seminars for media and government officials.       Tasks and Responsibilities   Within a team of 16 staff members and under the supervision of the Senior Adviser, the incumbent will act as the principle contact point for proposing follow-up activities, identifying, formulating and implementing urgent project requirements in response to political developments in the field of media governance and based on monitoring of media freedom related developments which affect all OSCE participating States. More specifically the incumbent will be: - Identifying urgent project requirements, designing project proposals, contributing to fundraising efforts; negotiating with potential partners and donors on project activities; - Implementing and co-ordinating ongoing projects and other programme activities relating to media freedom, such as supervising consultants and implementing partners; maintaining regular contacts with experts, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) networks, academia, the legal community and other international organizations and bodies for research and information purposes; - Monitoring and analysing media governance and media developments by checking incoming information, identifying problems, keeping other members of the Office informed and submitting recommendations for action to the Representative in accordance with the early warning mandate of the Office; - Maintaining an overview of a wide range of issues and understand the legal, technical and political implications of developments; - Providing advice, conducting research and preparing written analyses for the Representative; - Contributing to and monitoring the general media freedom and developments in approximately five countries; analysing developments, submitting proposals for action, drafting interventions and compiling general and country specific information; Organizing and preparing the agenda for meetings as well as background documents for visits of the Representative and other senior members of the Office to participating States and conference focusing on media governance and media development; - Drafting and editing texts for publication by the Institution; - Performing other related duties such as contributing to publications such as the Yearbook, the OSCE Newsletter and feature stories, to promote key messages on the web-site and participate in trainings/briefings of OSCE mission members, for universities and other institutions. For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, please see https://www.osce.org/representative-on-freedom-of-media.       Necessary Qualifications   - First level university degree in political science, media studies, history, law, journalism or another related field; - Six years of professional experience in the media field or related experience within the OSCE or another international organization; - Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken; - Demonstrated knowledge of project management techniques; - Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft packages; knowledge or ERP systems such as Oracle would be an asset; - Professional fluency in English and excellent drafting and writing skills in the English language; knowledge of another official OSCE language would be an asset; - Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds; - Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities.  

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07/01/2021 - 26/01/2021

Communication Officer - P2

Bangladesh, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar - UNICEF
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

  UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up.   For every child, opportunity. How can you make a difference? Purpose of the job: The position holder will assist in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating an advocacy and communication strategy under the leadership of the Communications, Advocacy and Partnership Team Lead in Cox's Bazar to get children's and women's issues into the public domain and strengthen political will in support of UNICEF's mission and objectives, especially those related to this EU-supported project being implemented in Cox's Bazar District.   Specifically, the position will support the provision of technical and creative skills to Rohingya and host community adolescents and youth to express themselves creatively on significant narratives from their personal lives and their communities through storytelling across a variety of formats including poetry, songs, imagery and theatre; content of which will be developed into a documentary film and distributed locally and internationally.   Major Duties & Tasks: 1. Support creative learning and expression activities for the youth through storytelling: Ensure the timely and effective implementation of the creative learning and expression activities component of the programme, liaising with stakeholders (programme teams, consultants and implementing partners). - In liaison with all stakeholders, develop and oversee the implementation of an action plan to deliver the creative learning and expression activities component. - Coordinate and support the delivery of the storytelling workshops by liaising with the facilitators, implementing partners and the participants in line with the action plan; where necessary providing participants with hands on creative skills to express themselves effectively. - Periodically review and recommend mode of delivery and structure of the story telling workshops to ensure they reflect evolving conflict dynamics, evolution of COVID-19 and needs of participants. - Consistently document through film and photography the progress of the creative learning and expression component as part of the content gathering process for the documentary. - In collaboration with the implementing partners and filmmaking team, identify the strongest content produced by the Rohingya and Bangladeshi adolescents for translation and transcription; to be the central theme of the documentary. - Develop a creative concept and oversee the development of a documentary film (from concept, script writing, filming to post- production) on the ?Adolescents as agents of change for peace in Rohingya refugee camps and host communities? project. - Develop and implement a marketing and distribution plan for the documentary in collaboration with the filmmaking team and implementing partner based on the context and evolution of COVID-19 in 2021; including in international film festivals. 2. Communication materials: Ensure that the production of communication products and materials for the EU projects are timely executed and followed up to support the EU projects and the country communication strategy, regional and global campaigns, and priorities and to support resource mobilization.     - Implement the tasks in the country communication work plan and strategy as assigned. - Develop and Implement the communication strategies and activities for the EU projects and the country communication work plan as assigned. - Gather content and coverage of relevant Cox's Bazar EU project activities and results. - Develop complementary, location-specific communication materials and activities. - Produce advocacy and communication materials (e.g. briefing notes, images, video. Web pages, etc.) that meet the Cox Bazar District, country and global standards as set out in the UNICEF Communication Toolkit. - Gather content and coverage of relevant country efforts to identify effective relevant country programme activities and results. Develop complementary, country specific and local community materials and activities. - Produce advocacy and communication materials (e.g. briefing notes, images, video. Web pages etc.) that meet the country and global standards as set out in the Communication Toolkit. - 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.) to meet standards as set out in the Communication Toolkit. - Establish or maintain an up-to-date documentation center for communication materials including publications, press releases and clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, web resources etc. - Recommend appropriate information and communication materials for use in media, and other advocacy and communication activities; recommend the appropriateness, quality and dissemination of printed and audio-visual materials. - Recommend established contacts, networks, resources and processes to support communication activities. 3. Media relations: Effective and timely professional assistance and support are provided in developing, drafting and maintaining contact information, materials and relationships with journalists and media outlets covering all media ? print, TV, radio, web etc. ? in the country, to communicate the story of UNICEF's cooperation to a wider audience. - 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. - Monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media materials. Maintain a library of coverage (clippings, coverage etc.) 4. Monitoring and evaluation: Regular monitoring and evaluation activities are undertaken according to the work plan to ensure maximum impact and continuous improvement of country communication efforts. Ensure results and reports are prepared and shared on a timely basis. - Contribute to developing an advocacy and communication strategy by coordinating appropriate audience research and compiling and analyzing relevant data. - 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.) - Monitor the public perception of UNICEF in the country and recommend appropriate action to maintain a positive image for the organization. - Assist in providing feedback to DOC on the use and appropriateness of global communication materials such as publications, images and multimedia products. - Ensure good quality data collection, analysis and evaluation and reporting to ensure effective communication strategies, planning and effective and efficient advocacy. - Undertake lessons learned review of successful and unsuccessful communication experiences as directed by supervisor. 5. Celebrities, partners and special events: Ensure that the Country Office's contact list of individuals, groups, organizations and fora (including Government, UN, and bilateral counterparts), are maintained and further developed, whose support is essential to/can assist in achieving the advocacy and communication objectives and who support and are able to actively participate in special events and activities that further the country programme goals. - Help organize and generate public support for special events and activities to promote country programme goals. - 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. - Maintain and update celebrity and partner contact lists/database for country office. - Monitor/document process and effectiveness of working with these individuals/organizations. - Prepare background communication and promotional materials for briefings and visits of media, Goodwill Ambassadors, donors, National Committee representatives and other special interest groups. The task includes preparing information materials (e.g., press releases, programme summaries, country fact sheets and media kits), and assisting in the planning, logistics and administrative arrangements.   To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? - University degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field. - Two years of practical professional work experience in communication, print and broadcast media, or interactive digital media. - Proven skills in digital stories or video production a must. - Experience in coaching others to express themselves using a creative method/tool including storytelling required. - International and national work experience (for IP). - Background/familiarity with Emergency situations. - Previous experience implementing an EU funded programme an asset. - Fluency in English and another UN language. Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset. For every Child, you demonstrate... UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. The functional competencies required for this post are: -  Persuading and Influencing [i] -  Applying Technical Expertise [i] -  Learning and Researching [ii] -  Planning and Organizing [ii] View our competency framework at: https://www.unicef.org/careers/media/1041/file/UNICEF's_Competency_Framework.pdf UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: *Internal candidates may be given preference over external candidates. The term 'Internal' refers to all personnel with an ongoing employment relationship with UNICEF, including staff members on a continuing, fixed term and temporary appointment, individual contractors and full-time time-based consultants, and UNV. *Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.     ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. 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07/01/2021 - 20/01/2021

Executive Speechwriter - P4

United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington D.C. - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OBJECTIVE OF THE OFFICE/DEPARTMENT   This requisition is for employment at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) The Office of the Director establishes the policies and strategy of the Organization and is responsible for managing the Secretariat. The Office of the Director has specific oversight for the country offices and country representatives, as well as the offices of the Deputy Director, Assistant Director, and the Director of Administration.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   Under the general supervision of the Director (D), and the direct supervision of the Chief of Staff (COS), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties: - Serve as the writer of speeches, remarks, talking points, articles, opinion editorials, and other public or internal comments by the Organization's Director, with a developed understanding of style and preferences to produce high-quality final products; - Keep abreast of PAHO's positions on key events, issues and policy, and develop messaging and materials that fulfill their relevant requirements; - Support the Office of the Director and collaborate with senior staff on the development of relevant communication plans, speeches, presentations, and talking points; - Interface with high-level external contacts including but not limited to relevant news media, government officials, partners and allies as indicated; - Work with design, video, and other staff and/or consultants as required, ensuring that important content is repurposed across digital platforms and channels; - Write, research and support the development of talking points and speeches for major speaking engagements, in consultation with technical departments and country offices; - Compile background summaries and briefing papers; ensure excellence in the content, design and delivery of the Office of the Director's communication products; - Monitor the media landscape and work with relevant media and other senior staff on issues related to public health, advocacy, and other specific topics of current and leading concern to PAHO; - Identify media opportunities for the Organization and its leadership; - Build and facilitate strategic contacts and partnerships to ensure effective public advocacy to highlight the work of the Organization; develop content for stakeholder outreach; - Maintain a comprehensive electronic archive of speeches, remarks, and presentations, both as prepared and as delivered; - Maintain records of research and back-up materials that verify prepared speeches, articles, opinion editorials and other public or internal comments; - Perform other related duties, as assigned.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education: Essential: A bachelor's and master's degree in English, journalism, communications, international relations or any other field related to the functions of the position, from an accredited institution. In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.  WHO, only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).  The list can be accessed through the link:  http://www.whed.net/.  PAHO will also use the databases of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org/search/default.asp and College Navigator, found on the website of the National Centre for Educational Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to support the validation process.   Experience: Essential: Nine years of combined national and international experience in communications journalism, international relations, including speech writing experience supporting senior executive level. Desirable: Proven extensive experience in developing compelling content across a range of formats for expert and general audiences. Additional experience in writing speeches on behalf of a leader would be an asset.   SKILLS: PAHO Competencies: - Overall attitude at work: Maintains integrity and takes a clear ethical approach and stance; demonstrates commitment to the Organization's mandate and promotes the values of the Organization in daily work and behavior; is accountable for work carried out in line with own role and responsibilities; is respectful towards, and trusted by, colleagues and counterparts. - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences:  Relate well to diversity in others and capitalize on such diversity.  Relates well to diversity in others and capitalizes on such diversity. Treats all people with dignity and respect. Relates well to people with different cultures, gender, orientations, backgrounds and/or positions; examines own behavior to avoid stereotypical responses; considers issues from the perspective of others and values their diversity. - Teamwork: Collaborate and cooperate with others.  Works collaboratively with team members and counterparts to achieve and build rapport; helps others when asked; accepts joint responsibility for the team's successes and shortcomings. - Communication: Express oneself clearly when speaking/ Listen / Write effectively/ Share knowledge.  Foresees communication needs of audience and targets message accordingly.  Facilitates open communication; encourages others to share their views openly and takes time to understand and consider their views.  Writes down ideas in a clear, structured, logical and credible way; drafts and supports the development of guidelines, policies and procedures. Shares relevant information openly and ensures that the shared information is understood; considers knowledge sharing as a constructive working method and demonstrates awareness of the Organization. - Producing Results: Work efficiently and independently / Deliver quality results. Monitors own and others' work in a systematic and effective way, ensuring required resources and outputs. Aligns projects with Organization's mission and objectives. Consistently solves own and team's problems effectively as needed. Proactively engages in projects and initiatives, accepting demanding goals, in line with Organizational Strategies and Program of Work. Demonstrates accountability for work of team and sets an example, while explicitly articulating lessons learnt for own and team's benefit. - Setting an example: Act professionally and ethically / Be trustworthy. Works ethically to achieve individual work objectives under 'PAHO Regulations and Rules and the Standards of Conduct for the International Civil Service. Maintains confidentiality and treats sensitive information with discretion; ensures that policies and procedures are followed in accordance with the Organization's professional, ethical and legal standards. When others behave in an unprofessional or unethical way, promotes appropriate standards and provides feedback in order to remedy the situation; escalates as necessary. Stands by own decisions and actions and accepts responsibility for them.  Acts in an open and transparent manner when dealing with others; stands by own and/ team's decisions or actions and accepts responsibility for them. Acts to promote the Organization's success.   - Knowing and Managing Yourself:   Continuously learn. Seeks all relevant information for decision making from a wide range of sources; quickly learns new competencies and skills that expand role capability; shows rapid understanding of new and/or complex information relevant to job. Technical Expertise: - Theoretical knowledge and expertise in executive speechwriting with demonstrated ability to translate highly technical data and information into communication materials that can be easily understood by a wide range of audiences. - Broad understanding of public health, scientific and corporate communication best practices and innovations; knowledge of information policy issues, methodologies for electronic publications, and public health terminology and concepts. - Ability to convert technical language into accessible language for press releases, announcements, and executive speeches. - Excellent research, organizational and analytical skills, complemented by excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to write technical/persuasive documents in a clear and concise, diplomatic, and tactful manner. - Ability to acquire knowledge and information about a wide range of subject-matter fields, and to select, organize, and present information in a manner suitable to the intended audience. - Diplomacy, tact, and ability to effectively communicate with senior-level officials, multiple stakeholders, and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds; ability to develop and coordinate networks with relevant players in the field of international health and communication. - Ability to manage multiple issues and tasks in a complex organizational environment and to re-prioritize actions on short notice. - Strong professional oral and writing skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents for consideration at the highest levels of the Organization. Languages: Excellent command of English, both idiomatic and technical, and thorough knowledge of Spanish.  Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.   IT Skills: Demonstrated ability to effectively use hardware, including mobile devices, and production software related to Web 2.0, HootSuite platform and other social media tools.  IT skills and knowledge of other software such as Adobe Social and Adobe Creative Suite would be assets.   REMUNERATION Monthly Salary: (Net of taxes) US$6,126.33 (Salary non-negotiable)   Post Adjustment: US$3,087.67  This amount is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to PAHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and e-Manual. - For information on PAHO please visit: [http://www.paho.org](http://www.paho.org/)  - PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - PAHO/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - All applicants are required to complete an on-line profile to be considered for this post. - The post description is the official documentation for organization purposes.       ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 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06/01/2021 - 24/01/2021

EXPERT·E EN DROITS HUMAINS / RECHERCHE & PLAIDOYER 80%

Switzerland, Bern, Bern - Amnesty International Schweiz
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Avec des campagnes mondiales, nationales et régionales, nous nous engageons en faveur d'un monde dans lequel les droits humains s'appliquent à toutes et tous.   Nous cherchons, de suite ou à convenir, une personne dynamique pour le poste de   EXPERT·E EN DROITS HUMAINS / RECHERCHE & PLAIDOYER 80%   centré sur les questions de discriminations, au sein du département Campagnes / Plaidoyer.   VOS TÂCHES - Vous effectuez un travail de recherche et de plaidoyer au sein de l'équipe de plaidoyer d'Amnesty Suisse et vous soutenez le travail de campagne sur des sujets variés - Vous êtes responsable des questions de discriminations, développez une expertise à ce sujet et renforcez ainsi le travail de la Section dans le domaine, en coopération avec le Secrétariat international, d'autres Sections nationales d'Amnesty, ainsi qu'avec d'autres organisations et parties prenantes en Suisse - Vous soutenez la Section suisse dans la conception et la mise en œuvre de ses propres activités de recherche sur les questions relatives aux droits humains en Suisse. Avec l'équipe, vous organisez la planification, la réalisation et le contrôle de projets de recherche spécifiques, en tenant compte des directives nationales et internationales - Vous cultivez la coopération avec divers réseaux et mouvements en Suisse et au niveau international - Vous communiquez sur ces sujets en collaboration avec l'équipe médias VOS ATOUTS - Titulaire d'un diplôme universitaire (de préférence en droit, en sciences politiques ou en sciences sociales) ; une formation juridique est un atout - Plusieurs années d'expérience professionnelle (dans les domaines, politique, administratif, médiatique scientifique ou la société civile) - Expérience fondée de la conception et la mise en œuvre de projets de recherche appliquée, de préférence dans le domaine des droits humains - Expérience dans le domaine des campagnes ou du plaidoyer un avantage - Connaissance approfondie des droits humains et de la politique des droits humains, bonnes connaissances des mécanismes politiques suisses - Sens stratégique et capacité à analyser des situations complexes - Réseau existant parmi les acteurs du domaine en Suisse et à l'international un avantage, idéalement dans le domaine des discriminations et de la protection des minorités - Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles, plaisir à travailler en équipe de manière flexible et efficace - Engagement et passion pour la protection et la promotion des droits humains - Parfaite maîtrise de deux des trois langues suivantes : français, allemand, anglais; bonnes connaissances de la troisième langue requises, connaissances d'autres langues un avantage NOUS OFFRONS - Un défi unique et varié au sein d'une ONG internationale dans une équipe motivée et bilingue - Des horaires de travail flexibles, cinq semaines de vacances par an et de très bonnes prestations sociales - Un salaire entre CHF 5'820 et CHF 6'416 par mois (brut) en fonction de votre âge pour une charge de travail de 80%, et un treizième salaire - Le lieu de travail principal est Berne avec la possibilité de faire du home-office 1 à 2 jour(s) par semaine Pour de plus amples informations, veuillez contacter Michael Ineichen, Responsable du plaidoyer, au 031 307 22 23. Veuillez nous envoyer votre dossier de candidature complet (lettre de motivation, CV sans photo, certificats, diplômes) jusqu'au 27 janvier 2021, dernier délai, par e-mail en format pdf (max. 5 MB) à : humanresources@amnesty.ch Si vous n'avez pas reçu d'accusé de réception dans les trois jours ouvrables, veuillez nous contacter. Les entretiens auront lieu vraisemblablement entre le 8 et le 26 février 2021 (merci de nous annoncer toute absence durant cette période).

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04/01/2021 - 27/01/2021

Policy/Advocacy Specialist, Liaison Office - P3

Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa - United Nations Population Fund
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Organizational Setting   The Position:   The Policy/Advocacy Specialist will be based in the UNFPA Liaison Office in Addis Ababa (ELO), under the direct supervision of the Chief.    How you can make a difference:   UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA's new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.    In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.   UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.   Job Purpose:   The Policy/Advocacy Specialist will provide support to the African Union Commission (AUC) in its work to implement the AUC Roadmap on Demographic Dividend, follow-up on implementation of key commitments from the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, the second continental review of the Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development (AADPD) as well as activities related to the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda. The Specialist will provide support to various departments of AUC including the Office of the Chairperson, the Gender Directorate, the Department of Social Affairs, the Office of the Youth Envoy, the Human Resources, Science and Technology Department, the Economic Affairs Department and the Peace and Security Department. The Specialist will contribute to the work of the ELO on the African Youth Charter as well as the Roadmap on Demographic Dividend and support the relevant AUC Departments as required. The Specialist will engage with all relevant partners to ensure the successful implementation of key activities and milestones in the Roadmap and the Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and development (AADPD), in a way that affirms and further promotes the AUC's mandate in support of the ICPD and SDGs.   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Main Tasks & Responsibilities   You would be responsible for:  - Support the activities with key stakeholders towards the implementation of the 2017 AU Demographic Dividend (DD) Roadmap;   - Support the activities with key stakeholders towards the implementation of the Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development including its second continental review; - Support the successful implementation of major continental initiatives of the Liaison Office including the Policy Dialogues on Demographic Diversity and Dividends, capacity building sessions with the Pan-African Parliament and anniversary of the Nairobi ICPD Summit;   - Support the activities with key stakeholders towards the implementation of the African Youth Charter as well as the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda; - Facilitate communication with the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) with regards to the Implementation of the Roadmap, AADPD review and the African Youth Charter;  - Contribute to the advocacy and political outreach activities at continental and regional level to increase visibility and position messaging in all aspects of the implementation of the DD Roadmap, the AADPD and its continental review, and the African Youth Charter as well as the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda;  - Maintain up to date knowledge of, and close relationships with internal and external partners on ongoing joint processes or initiatives related to the demographic dividend; - Support the AUC in internal and external discussions on demographic dividend including attending planning meetings with various external partners towards the implementation of the roadmap, AADPD and its continental review and the African Youth Charter as well as the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda;   - Contribute inputs into and draft high-quality briefing notes/reports and other management communications on the implementation of the DD Roadmap, AADPD and the African Youth Charter; - Support the ELO on key activities and processes as needed towards strengthening the AUC's overall engagement with key partners and stakeholders;  - Undertake research and analysis on continental and international issues as required, to contribute to UNFPA publications, programs, meetings, and events; and  - Undertake any other tasks as requested by the Chief of UNFPA Liaison Office in Addis Ababa.   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Qualifications and Experience   Education:   Advanced university degree in Social Sciences or related field.   Knowledge and Experience:  - 5 years of relevant experience in policy development and advocacy, project development and management, research and facilitation and communication; - Knowledge of external relations and intergovernmental processes: networking and advocacy; reproductive health and human rights including women's, young people and reproductive rights; - Solid experience in inter-governmental processes; - Knowledge of the African Union, ECA and other multilateral institutions; - Strong understanding of the concept of demographic dividend and population dynamics as well as ICPD25; - Solid understanding of the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda; - Dedication to the United Nations principles and demonstrated willingness to work as part of a team.   Languages:  Fluency in English and French is a requirement; knowledge of other official UN languages is an asset.   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Required Competencies   Values: - Exemplifying integrity - Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system - Embracing diversity in all its forms - Embracing change     Core Competencies: - Achieving Results   - Being Accountable - Developing and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen - Thinking analytically and Strategically - Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships - Communicating for Impact   Functional Competencies: - Excellent interpersonal, communications and negotiation skills - Initiative and sound judgement - Coordination experience, preferably within the AUC or at the UN level, and intergovernmental processes; and political acumen and negotiation skills     - Job kowledge & technical expertise     ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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24/12/2020 - 07/01/2021

Advocacy and Communications Specialist - P3

South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg - United Nations Population Fund
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

The Position:   The Communications Specialist will provide support for the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of a communications strategy to highlight the work of UNFPA and the 2gether 4 SRHR Programme on SRHR and HIV.    S/He will support the communications needs of the regional advisors working on SRHR in the Integrated SRHR Team, work in partnership with the communications officers of the UNFPA Regional and Country Offices to document key accomplishments on SRHR and HIV, represent UNFPA in relevant interagency communications forums as agreed to in partnership with the Regional Communications Adviser and ensure that the work of UNFPA ESARO and the 2gether 4 SRHR Programme are prominently highlighted in international, regional and national conferences and workshops. The Communications Specialist will work under the direction of the Regional Communication Adviser and in close collaboration with the Programme Manager of the 2gether 4 SRHR Programme.    How you can make a difference:   UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA's strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices, and in East and Southern Africa we also strive to end the sexual transmission of HIV.    In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.   UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.   Job Purpose:   UNFPA is the Sexual and Reproductive Health Agency of the United nations and is the lead agency on the 2gether 4 SRHR Programme, a Joint UN Regional Programme, that aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health of all people through fast tracking progress in achieving the SDG targets of the Sustainable Development Goals.    The Communication Specialist will be overall responsible to plan, manage, implement, monitor, evaluate and report on all internal and external communications activities, advocacy, knowledge management and information dissemination in relation to SRHR,HIV and gender based violence in partnership with the relevant regional advisors of UNFPA and the four participating UN agencies, and regional partners working on SRHR.    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Main Tasks & Responsibilities   You would be responsible for:  - Develop, implement, monitor and report a communications strategy to highlight the work of UNFPA on SRHR in partnership with the relevant regional advisers and colleagues working in the integrated SRHR Team.  - Represent UNFPA and participate in the Communication Working Group of the 2gether 4 SRHR Programme and support the implementation of the Joint Communications Strategy of 2gether 4 SRHR Programme.  - Develop talking points, briefing notes, and press releases for senior policy and decision makers on key issues relating to SRHR.   - Develop, monitor and evaluate a strategy to work with key influencers in the region to advocate for SRHR in the region.  - Work with the participating UN agencies in the 2gether 4 SRHR Programme, units of UNFPA, other partners and country offices to collate information, write, edit and design and disseminate quarterly newsletters, human interest stories, best and promising practices, and content for UNFPA and partners digital platforms.  - Oversee the design, layout, printing and dissemination of marketing materials, publications and research (print and digital) produced on SRHR and HIV.  - Produce consumer friendly versions of publications and research using a mix of data visualization techniques.  - Lead efforts to engage media networks to build their capacity on key issues relating to SRHR in region, promote regular and appropriate reporting on SRHR and HIV related issues;  - Develop social media and digital strategy to ensure communications coverage of SRHR and HIV issues are in the online space. - Implement, monitor and report on periodic social media campaigns to increase awareness on SRHR and HIV. - Establish and maintain internal regional information sharing platforms for the sharing publications and information tools and resources.  - Ensure that all materials are appropriately branded and conform to the visual identity as required.    Key Outcome - Increased visibility of the work of 2gether 4 SRHR and UNFPA ESARO SRHR and HIV prevention in East and Southern Africa.  - Increased visibility SRHR, HIV and GBV in the region in traditional and new media.  - Regional information sharing platform developed.    Carry out any other duties as may be required by UNFPA leadership.    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Qualifications and Experience   Education:   Master's degree in Communications, multimedia, digital media, communications, journalism, marketing, health education/promotion, public health, social sciences, or other field directly related to the substantive areas of this position is desirable.   Knowledge and Experience:  - Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in communication and/or multimedia or similar work experience with government, UN or NGOs on issues related to SRHR, health education, adolescent health or related areas; - Demonstrated experience in communications, marketing, website management and strategy and social media;   - Strong advocacy and networking skills with the ability to liaise with and engage government, UN agencies, CSOs, media and other stakeholders in a professional and friendly manner; - Strong communication skills and proven experience with the use of social media and other channels for effective advocacy, knowledge sharing and campaigning - Experience in the use of ICTs to support networking across countries.   Languages: Fluency in English; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French and/or Spanish, is desirable.   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Required Competencies   Values: - Exemplifying integrity - Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system - Embracing diversity in all its forms - Embracing change     Core Competencies: - Achieving Results   - Being Accountable - Developing and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen - Thinking analytically and Strategically - Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships - Communicating for Impact   Functional Competencies: - Creating visibility for the organization - Ensuring operational effectiveness - Generating, managing and promoting the use of knowledge and information - Managing information and workflow - Planning, organising and multitasking     ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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24/12/2020 - 07/01/2021

Internal Communications Officer - P3

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - UNAIDS
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
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  MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT: The Executive Office (EXO) provides vision, leadership and inspiration to UNAIDS staff members. It highlights and takes forward critical and emerging issues, focuses areas of work and steers the organization-positioning it as a global leader on ending AIDS. In performing these functions, EXO facilitates communication and coordination within UNAIDS and with partners while serving as a reference and intelligence hub. EXO is responsible for implementing and maintaining management practices within the organization that ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of its operations.   Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position: Under the direct supervision of Senior Advisor and in close collaboration with the Multimedia Manager, the incumbent has the following responsibilities: - Lead on development of content for new sharepoint websites and intranet pages that are required for all staff to access to information - Lead on the development and structuring of information and content for the intranet for UNAIDS in close collaboration with IT and other members of the team. - Contribute to the delivery of internal communications and staff engagement strategies and to the development of a strong culture of internal communication at UNAIDS. - Develop products to ensure that UNAIDS staff all over the world are informed and engaged in support of new policies that affect them and the transformation of the organization and are provided with opportunity to engage and contribute. - Highlight the work of specific teams or individuals in support to cultural transformation of UNAIDS; - Support staff engagement strategies including through supporting organization of meetings, webinars, consultations and writing reports; - Develop design products and infographics to support explaining new policies and strategies to staff; - Support analysis and regular feedback on internal communications and staff engagement through development of surveys, staff focus group discussions and analysis of other feedback mechanisms. - Perform any other duties as requested by the Chief of staff or internal communications leads.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education: Essential: Advanced university degree at Master's level or equivalent in social sciences, communications, public health, development, economics, public administration or management. For internal candidates only, a first university degree and 7 years of relevant professional experience will be considered equivalent.   Competencies: UNAIDS Values -Commitment to the AIDS response -Integrity -Respect for diversity Core competencies -Working in teams -Communicating with impact -Applying expertise -Delivering results -Driving change and innovation -Being accountable Managerial competencies -Vision and strategic thinking -Managing performance and resources -Exercising sound judgement -Building relationships and Networks   Experience: Essential: Five (5) years' of professional and demonstrated experience working with governments, the United Nations system or other international bodies in the development and implementation of communication strategies, advocacy and policy communication. Experience in web content development and in web management systems (HTML), internal communications, change-management and communication, project management, use of a wide range of communication tools and software. Experience in writing on AIDS, health and development related issues.   Languages: Essential: Advanced knowledge of English. Desirable: Good working knowledge of another UN official language preferably Spanish, Russian or Arabic   Additional Information: Positions at the international professional category within UNAIDS will be subject to the Organization's Mobility Policy. The abovementioned position is a rotational position and its standard duration of assignment is linked to the ICSC hardship classification of the duty station. In addition to the salary, the post adjustment for Geneva applies. Annual salary: (Net of tax) 60,962 USD at single rate     ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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