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Communication Specialist - Exciting Opportunity At Unicef

Communication Specialist - Exciting Opportunity At Unicef

UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) is dedicated to reaching the world's most disadvantaged children in some of the toughest places. With a mission to save lives, defend rights, and help children fulfill their potential, UNICEF works across 190 countries and territories to build a better world for every child.

Job Position: Communication Specialist, NOC
Job Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Responsibilities:

As a Communication Specialist at UNICEF, your role will include:

- Developing, managing, coordinating, and implementing an advocacy and communication strategy to promote awareness, understanding, and support for children's and women's rights.
- Creating effective communication strategies that highlight the issues UNICEF addresses and influence policy, decision-makers, donors, partners, and the public.
- Ensuring UNICEF's mission, values, and objectives are effectively communicated to relevant stakeholders.
- Fostering positive relations with the media to accurately represent UNICEF's work and impact.
- Managing communication risks and opportunities, providing timely and accurate information dissemination during crises or emergencies.
- Preparing reports and updates on program activities, achievements, and impact.
- Collaborating with the UN Country Team and other communication counterparts to enhance communication efforts.
- Supporting global priorities, campaigns, and resource mobilization activities.
- Managing human and financial resources effectively.

Job Requirements:

To qualify as an advocate for every child, you should have:

- Advanced University Degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, or related fields. A first university degree with additional years of relevant professional experience may be accepted.
- Five years of progressively responsible work experience in communication, print, broadcast, or new media.
- Fieldwork experience and familiarity with emergency situations are assets.
- Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.

UNICEF Competencies:

- Builds and maintains partnerships
- Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
- Drive to achieve results
- Innovates and embraces change
- Manages ambiguity and complexity
- Thinks and acts strategically
- Works collaboratively with others
- Nurtures, leads, and manages people

Application Deadline: 31st July, 2023 (West Central Africa Standard Time)

How to Apply:

If you are interested and meet the qualifications, please apply online through the following link

Click here to apply online

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