United Nations Volunteers Campaign Coordinator – Air Pollution Jobs in Kenya

United Nations Volunteers Campaign Coordinator – Air Pollution Jobs in Kenya

Eligibility criteria

  • Minimum age 25 years old.

  • Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

    Description of task

  • Coordinating the delivery of the Communications Division Air Pollution Action Plan

  • To play a lead role in rolling out the air pollution communication strategy – including the BeatAirPollution campaign -, working closely with colleagues in the Communication Division’s production teams (multimedia, writing, design) and delivery units (digital and social media, news media, traditional media, etc).

  • To oversee and guide implementation of the air pollution communication strategy – including the BeatAirPollution campaign - ensuring key deliverables are met and proactive and reactive opportunities are being maximised. Convene and attend meetings to ensure effective delivery.

  • To engage and empower citizens, governments and the private sector through digital platforms on the links between air pollution, health and climate change.

  • To coordinate the creation of digital assets where appropriate.

  • To monitor communication channels for activity relevant to the topic.

  • To serve as the focal point for air pollution communication within the organization, coordinating regular content posting and emergency responses to related crises.

  • To facilitate coordination between divisions.

  • To coordinate partnership outreach.

  • To perform any other duties as required.

  • Coordinating UNEP’s role as a partner of the BreatheLife Action Platform

  • To serve as UNEP’s focal point for BreatheLife-related activities, including its leading role in public-facing communication.

  • To liaise regularly with the other BreatheLife partners – CCAC and WHO – to coordinate the Platform’s activities and to lead on public-facing communication efforts.

  • To identify opportunities to engage policymakers and promote successful urban policies to improve air quality through communication formats.

  • Partnerships

  • To identify and create new partnerships to for new campaigns and extending the reach of existing ones;

  • Support the Chief of Section, Public Advocacy and Communications in fundraising and resource mobilization efforts.

  • Other tasks as assigned by the Chief of section:

  • To be flexible and able to deliver on other unexpected tasks as per the requirements of the division or assignment by the Chief of section


  • Required degree level Master degree or equivalent

    Education - Additional Comments

  • Journalism, Marketing, Communication, Education, Sociology, Social Sciences or related field is required

  • Required experience 24 Months

    Experience Remark

  • 2 years experience with international aid/development organizations, past experience with UN/UNEP is preferred

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in social and behavior change communication, preferably either in health or environmental communication and related field

    Language skills

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

  • Area of expertise Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Volunteers Campaign Coordinator – Air Pollution Jobs in Kenya

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