Communication Officer

UN Children's Fund, Jakarta, Indonesia

Skill RequiredMedia and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
8th February, 2018


Job Description

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world. For every child,Communication

A steadily growing economy isn't benefiting all. Half the population still lives in poverty and children's chances can vary dramatically depending on their families’ wealth or where they live.

How can you make a difference?

Under the direct supervision of the Communication Specialist, the incumbent will assist in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating an advocacy and communication strategy that focuses on using digital and online media to get children’s and women’s issues into the public domain, strengthen political will in support of UNICEF's mission and objectives in the country, enhance the organization’s credibility and brand, and support UNICEF’s fundraising activities in the country. This involves the further enhancement of existing social media and online media platforms and possible engagement on additional channels.

Key tasks include:

  • Communication Strategy: The production and dissemination of communication products and materials through social media and other digital platforms are timely executed and followed up to support the overall country communication strategy, regional and global campaigns and priorities, and to support resource mobilization as set out in the work plan.
  • Media relations: Strategic use of social media and other online media as well as multi-media products to engage journalists and media outlets to promote children’s rights and to communicate the situation of children and the story of UNICEF's cooperation to a wider audience.
  • Multi-Media campaigns: Advocacy, communication and behavior change activities are supported through high-quality digital and multi-media campaigns.
  • Monitoring and evaluation: Regular monitoring and evaluation activities are undertaken according to the work plan to ensure maximum impact and continuous improvement of digital communication and multi-media efforts. Results and reports are prepared and shared on a timely basis.
  • Partners, donors and special events: Engage individuals, groups, organizations and fora (including Government, UN, bilateral and private sector counterparts), who are active on social media platforms to support UNICEF’s advocacy, communication and fundraising objectives for children’s rights and to actively participate in special events and activities that further the country programme goals.

To qualify as a champion for every child you will have

  • A minimum of three (3) years of practical professional work experience in communication, mainly in digital media and/or web design. Experience in photography, video production or TV journalism will be considered an asset.
  • An Advanced University degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field. First level of University degree may be considered with a minimum of five (5) years of professional work experience in the above field.
  • Ideally background/familiarity with development and human rights issues and/or emergency situations.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Bahasa Indonesia is essential.

For every Child, you demonstrate

  • Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Source:https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=510466


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