Vacancy Announcement: UNAOC Communications Specialist

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Judith Macharia ()
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Job categories: Communications
Vacancy code: VA/2022/B5004/25110
Level: ICS-10
Department/office: NYSC, SDC, Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio
Duty station: New York, United States of America
Contract type: International ICA
Contract level: IICA-2
Duration: Ongoing contract (subject to good performance, availability of funds, organizational requirements and project duration)
Application period: 17-Dec-2022 to 23-Jan-2023
Deadline: 23 January 2023

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Education/Experience/Language requirements:

 

*FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

*CANDIDATES WITH NO UNITED NATIONS OR UNOPS EXPERIENCE ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Education:

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in journalism, communications, public information, business administration, management, social sciences, political science, or another related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree in a related field and two (2 )additional years of work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum five (5) of progressively responsible professional experience at the international level in programme management, policy support, journalism, communication, public information or related fields is required
  • Experience in writing speeches for senior or high-level officials within strict deadlines is required.
  • Experience in social media and monitoring impact is required.
  • Experience in communicating with the media is required
  • Desirable experience (the following experience is optional candidates who do not have it are welcome to apply):
  • Experience in a relevant field in the United Nations system or a similar international organization is desirable.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of communication projects and plans is desirable.

Language:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required;
  • Knowledge of additional languages is an advantage.

 

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