United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is Looking for a Digital Communications Assistant, Media & Communications Branch, Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships (DCS): Apply!

UNFPA is is Looking for a Digital Communications Assistant, Media & Communications Branch, Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships (DCS)

  • Level: Administrative and support (G)
  • Contract Type: Consultancy
  • Closing date: 30 Apr 2024 11:59 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: NY, USA

The Position:

The Digital Communications Assistant position is located in the Media & Communications Branch of the Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships (DCS) and is part of the Digital Communications Team. The Digital Communications Assistant will be under the overall responsibility of the Head of Digital Communications and report directly to the Digital Communications Analyst / Web.

Scope of work:

The Digital Communications Assistant will work as part of the UNFPA web team and support the team by publishing various content items on the global website, other HQ websites and on Youtube. The incumbent will also manage the live streaming of interactive events and support the team with certain administrative tasks.

Essential Functions:

Website publishing and support

  • Publish various content types like articles, resources and publications and content collection pages on the UNFPA global website
  • Support content producers across the organization with their publishing requests
  • Publish language versions in close cooperation with the Multilingual Communications Officer 
  • Quality assure submitted content and check it against UNFPA policies and guidelines

Event support

  • UNFPA organizes the streaming of virtual events to Youtube and LinkedIn. The Digital Communications Assistant will liaise with event organizers and guide them through the publishing process.
  • Coordinate the creation of graphic design assets with business units and graphic designers
  • Liaise with business units to make sure that programmes and speaker cards are available on time
  • Build the event page on the UNFPA global website and the UNFPA events Youtube channel
  • Coordinate with the Social Media team for event amplification

Page creation on 

  • Publish content collections, humanitarian pages and other page types on using existing templates 
  • Support content creators 

Administrative support

  • Provide support for procurement activities
  • Assist in the recruitment and payment of consultants
  • Make travel arrangement for staff in the team

Required expertise, qualifications and competencies, including language requirements:

  • Motivated by UNFPA’s mandate, highly organized and detail oriented. A strong customer service mentality and ability to handle a fast paced work environment is needed.
  • Completion of secondary school education required. Undergraduate level courses preferably in communications, graphic design, computer studies, business administration, finance, marketing, and/or web development
  • Administrative support experience, preferably in a communications function
  • Exposure to communication principles and web content management systems
  • Basic knowledge of photo editing and graphic design software
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, knowledge of one or more other UN language is a strong advantage, in particular publishing languages of the global UNFPA website (Arabic, French and Spanish)  
  • Recent graduates are encouraged to apply

How to apply: 

Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and CV/resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Digital Communications Assistant”. Applications are due no later than 30 April 2024 11:59PM ET. 

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