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- BY Nicole Pelette
UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, operational since January 2011, works towards accelerating the United Nations’ goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women supports innovative and catalytic programmes, advocacy, and technical assistance related to women’s human rights in countries throughout the world as part of the overall UN development cooperation system.
UN Women Egypt Country Office is based in Cairo, and works in the three priority areas: Leadership and Political Participation; Economic Empowerment; Ending Violence Against Women;
UN Women Egypt Country Office in Cairo seeks to hire a communications consultant responsible with supporting the communications unit in formulating and implementing advocacy strategies; inclusive of communications and visibility. The communications consultant is expected to support the communications unit in developing communications related reports and documents including press releases and success stories. The consultant will also write and copy-edit relevant communications reports in addition to facilitating and organizing public events, press conferences and workshops. The communications consultant will work under the direct supervision of the Communications and Advocacy Analyst.
The work of the communications consultant will contribute to the development objective of raising awareness and outreach out on gender equality and women’s empowerment in Egypt.
The immediate objective of the communications consultant is to support in formulating and implementing media and advocacy strategies for the UN Women Egypt Country Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Required Skills and Experience
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or other related field,.
Computer Skills: Proficient computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office tools, as well as planning, monitoring and cooperation online tools and portals,
Language Requirenments: Fluency (written and spoken) in English and Arabic required.
UN Women applies a fair and transparent selection process that takes into account both the technical qualification of potential consultants as well as the financial proposals submitted in support of consultant applications. Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology: