UNICEF Consultancy - Communication (Public Advocacy) Jobs in Kenya

UNICEF Consultancy - Communication (Public Advocacy) Jobs in Kenya

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.


  • Facilitate production of Eastern and Southern Africa-focused content and communications materials on UNICEF ESARO’s regional advocacy priorities;
  • Provide support to UNICEF ESARO’s group of youth digital reporters, including creating a pack of practical tools for producing photo and video content from start to finish, and providing consistent constructive feedback on content development;
  • Support Country Offices in the roll out of the Youth Advocacy Guide (launching 3 July 2019) and the linkages in Country Office public advocacy plans;
  • Support digital strategy in terms of content and youth engagement for UNICEF Africa social media platforms;
  • Identify interviewees, contact, and then technical assistance in the review of questions developed for 20 podcasts on UNICEF’s strategic priorities and Generation 2030;
  • Work on digital and media engagement around UNICEF’s Cause Framework launches;
    Provide support to regional media outreach on the drought situation in the Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Uganda);
  • Disseminate materials/content/messages to internal channels through UNICEF Division of Communication and National Committees.


  • Advanced
    university degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or a communication-related field; a university degree in a related field plus an additional two years of required relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree
  • At least 8 years of professional work experience in Communication, or a related field;
  • Proven advocacy experience and good knowledge of development issues, especially children’ issues and UNICEF’s work;
  • Strong media relations in Eastern and Southern Africa Region
  • Excellent project management, analytical and writing skills;
  • Has highest-level communication skills, including engaging and informative formal public speaking.
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Eastern and Southern Africa
  • Demonstrates and shares detailed technical knowledge and expertise.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th July, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Consultancy - Communication (Public Advocacy) Jobs in Kenya

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