Media and Communication Consultant

UN Women, Cairo, Egypt

Skill Required:, Media and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
20th July, 2016

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in developing and managing the implementation of the programmes’ communication strategy and plan in line with the corporate strategy;
  • Support the development of knowledge products based on research findings;
  • Set up a web platform to raise awareness, engage the public and upload key knowledge products;
  • Provide media and communication support in preparation for and during the launches of the IMAGEs research;
  • Oversee the development of an advocacy and communication toolkit for youth;
  • Oversee and maintain regional program outreach and produce communication material for public outreach;
  • Coordinate communication activities at the regional and national levels.

Expected Places of Travel:

  • Travel to countries in the Arab states region where the programmes are implemented may be required for this assignment.

Deliverables (in 8 Months):

  • Communication strategy and action plan developed;
  • Knowledge products developed and disseminated;
  • Web platform installed and actively used by the public;
  • The IMAGEs research finding known and cited in key media;
  • Advocacy and communication toolkit for youth developed;
  • Information relating to the program disseminated on a monthly basis;
  • Monthly submission of information about actual progress and constraints;
  • Other communication and media duties performed as required.

Monitoring and Reporting Requirements:

  • The progress of the work will be delineated and supervised by the Programme Manager and the Regional Communications Specialist.  
  • The consultant will submit a monthly report on the progress of work.


  • Master’s Degree in journalism and communication or related disciplines.


  • A minimum of five years of experience in the communication field;
  • Traceable record of work on similar projects;
  • Communication literacy, electronic networks and software used for communication purposes
  • Good experience with social media;
  • Familiar with gender issues, and preferable on engaging youth/ boys and men for gender equality. 
  • Familiar with UN Women and UN system is an asset;
  • Significant experience in the Middle East and North Africa is a strong asset.


  • Fluency in Arabic and English, French an asset.

How To Apply:

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