UNIDO National Creative Hub Communication Expert Jobs in Ethiopia

UNIDO National Creative Hub Communication Expert Jobs in Ethiopia

Project Context

  • A Creative Hub can be defined as “a space that induce creative thinking, which is a combination of creativity, curiosity and communication”.

  • Additionally, it is a “place, real or virtual, where designers meet ordinary people to bring creative influences and creative acts.”

  • The creative hub is also a platform that offers services and spaces to creative start-ups and designers, in order to foster innovation and development by improving creativity and access for capital which is necessary to initiate a new business.

    Main Functions

  • Developing an integrated communication strategy for the Hub incorporating PR, Marketing and Online.

  • Implementing communication plans to increase brand awareness and recognition for the organization.

  • Developing relationships with key media to secure and grow media coverage both online and offline (national and international level).

  • Writing Ethiopian press releases for local and national media.

  • Facilitate partnerships and oversee communication activities, that effectively promote the organization and its products.

  • Creation and development of print and online advertising, email marketing, web site management and content development, press releases, by lined articles, papers, corporate videos and marketing collateral, RFP review and development, marketing budget development and cost tracking.

  • Organize different events to promote the hub and good communication practices.

  • Develop content for social media, websites, newsletters, press releases, and any other distribution channels.

  • In collaboration with HUB manager develop weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for the decision-making body (Management board).

  • Plan, create and oversee the design, content, and production of marketing materials.

  • Develop media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media Coordinate all public relations activities.

  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests.

  • Maintain a keen understanding of HUB trends affecting clients and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them.

    Core Competencies

  • We live
    and act with integrity work honestly, openly and impartially.

  • We show professionalism work hard and competently in a committed and responsible manner.

  • We respect diversity work together effectively, respectfully and inclusively, regardless of our differences in culture and perspective.

  • We focus on people cooperate to fully reach our potential –and this is true for our colleagues as well as our clients.

  • Emotional intelligence and receptiveness are vital parts of our UNIDO identity.

    We focus on results and responsibilities

  • focus on planning, organizing and managing our work effectively and efficiently.

  • We are responsible and accountable for achieving our results and meeting our performance standards.

  • This accountability does not end with our colleagues and supervisors, but we also owe it to those we serve and who have trusted us to contribute to a better, safer and healthier world.

  • We communicate and earn trustcommunicate effectively with one another and build an environment of trust where we can all excel in our work.

  • We think outside the box and innovate To stay relevant, we continuously improve, support innovation, share our knowledge and skills, and learn from one another.

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Requirements


  • Advanced university dergree in Communication Studies, Business Administration, Marketing, Public Relations with a specialization in Manufacturing Industry.


  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Amharic is required.

  • Fluency and/or working knowledge of another official UN language and other Ethiopian languages is an asset.

    Field of Expertise

  • A minimum of 3 years practical experience in the field of communications, PR including business start-ups, with particular emphasis on fashion and/or sales.

  • Experience at the international level involving technical cooperation in developing countries.

  • Exposure to the needs, conditions and problems in developing countries.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UNIDO National Creative Hub Communication Expert Jobs in Ethiopia

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