UN Volunteers Communication and Information Assistant Jobs in Kenya
UN Volunteers Communication and Information Assistant Jobs in KenyaEligibility criteria Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of Task
Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, Djibouti Code of Conduct, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
Support the communications needs and develop communication strategies for the Subdivision for Maritime Security and Facilitation and DCOC Project, specifically profiling activities being implemented and impact to member States.
Support the development of, and thereafter, upkeep of the DCoC website
Assist in the development of communications products including project fact sheets, briefs, project reports, monthly or bi-monthly bulletins and annual reports among others
Support the development of communications messaging, materials and campaigns
Write success stories, newsletters and features.
Support the team in developing a video and digital photo library
Ensure that DCoC branding and messaging is consistent in all relevant documents and publications.
Assist the DCoC external relations activities and media events including exhibitions, report launches, press conferences, receptions and meetings
In coordination with the Project Manager expand the organization’s presence in social media including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc.
Assist to disseminate DCoC advocacy materials
Carry out other relevant duties as may be assigned by the Program Manager
Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent
Education - Additional Comments:
Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism, international relations, public relations or related field;
Required experience: 36 Months
At least, three years progressively responsible professional work experience in internal or external communication; social media work, public relations; or journalism; of which two years ideally should be with online resources;
Proven internal communication experience, particularly with practical knowledge of intra-net management (both content and technical aspects);
Proven experience of managing web resources and dealing with social media networks, with a focus on content development, writing, design and multimedia;
Excellent spoken, writing and editing skills in English, with the ability to translate complex ideas and concepts into reader-friendly language;
Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas, as well as impart knowledge and teach skills;
Excellent interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills; as well as good organizational skills;
Proven ability and experience in photography, both still and video
Ability to plan and work in a high-pressure work environment under tight deadlines. Professional experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Excellent IT skills
Thoroughness and excellent attention to detail in all responsibilities, ensuring accuracy in delivering and implementation
Knowledge of maritime transport or Maritime security will be an added advantage.
High level of proficiency in English. Knowledge of French will be an advantage.
Other Knowledge and Skills
Excellent computer skills, in particular with MS Office.
Administrative Experience and ability to coordinate training activities in a cross-cultural context.
Demonstrated organizational skills.
Excellent IT skills
Excellent drafting, presentation and communication skills.
English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Web and graphic design
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; UN Volunteers Communication and Information Assistant Jobs in Kenya
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