UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives.
To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
How can you make a difference?
This position reports to Communication Officer NOA with responsibility for assist in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating a media strategy 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 fundraise.
Key accountabilities and duties & tasks
Within the delegated authority and the given organizational set-up, the incumbent may be accountable for all or assigned areas of the following major duties and end results.
1. Communicational materials
Ensure that the production of communication products and materials is timely executed and followed up to support country communication strategy, regional and global campaigns and priorities and to support resource mobilization as set out in the work plan.
Develop complementary, country specific and local community materials and activities.
based and traditional media, as appropriate.
2. Media relations
Effective and timely assistance and support are provided in developing, drafting and maintaining contact information, materials and relationships with journalists and media outlets covering all media print, TV, radio, web etc.
in the country, to communicate the story of UNICEF's cooperation to a wider audience.
Assist in the planning, logistic and administrative arrangements for them.
Pitch stories to radio, tv and print media according to institutional priorities.
Elaborate monthly reports to monitor the progress on media presence.
3. Media strategies
Campaigns, special events and corporate partnerships have media strategies that contribute to achieve its objectives.
Ensure that the Country Office’s contact list of individuals, groups, organizations and fora (including Government, UN, and bilateral counterparts), are maintained and further developed, whose support is essential to / can assist in achieving the advocacy and communication objectives and who support and are able to actively participate in special events and activities that further the country programme goals.
The task includes preparing information materials (, press releases, programme summaries, country fact sheets and media kits), and assisting in the planning, logistics and administrative arrangements.
To qualify as a champion for every child you will have
Link to Job Profile : JP Comm Associate Media
For every Child, you demonstrate
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The technical competencies required for this post are :
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Opening Date Fri Jul 27 2018 08 : 00 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT) Argentina Standard Time
Closing Date Mon Aug 13 2018 22 : 55 : 00 GMT-0400 (EDT)