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  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Rome
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: 2019-06-15

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Communication Specialist (Internal Communication)

Rome (Italy)

IMPORTANT NOTICE\: Please note that Closure Date and Time displayed above are based on your personal device date and time settings

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FAO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and nationality

People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality

The incumbent may be re-assigned to different activities and/or duty stations

depending on the evolving needs of the Organization

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Organizational Setting
The Office for Corporate Communication (OCC) is responsible for all corporate and internal communication activities of the Organization. It ensures coherence and consistency in FAO’s corporate messaging and communications’ outputs, as well as enables cost-effectiveness in use of communication-related resources across the Organization.
Reporting Lines
The Communication Specialist reports directly to the head of Internal Communications under the Director, OCC.
Technical Focus
High level of initiative, ability to work under strict deadlines and flexibility in relating simultaneously with different audiences in a fast-paced context. Conscientiousness and ability to work independently as well as in a team. Familiarity with FAO, its working culture and the internal audience, attention to detail, excellent English writing skills, quick assessment and judgement when required to produce communication materials under pressure. Expertise in intranet platforms.
Tasks and responsibilities
  • Develop and coordinate the design and production of a variety of written materials for internal communication (IC) channels;
  • Coordinate appropriate scheduling so that publication of IC content is carried out according to corporate needs and priorities;
  • Coordinate and finalize communication plans related to content produced for internal communications;
  • Produce original written content on the work of the Organization based on technical material available internally;
  • Prepare and write background and short staff interest stories related to the work of the Organization for the FAO Intranet.
  • Write and edit a variety of corporate communication ensuring consistency with FAO’s corporate communication policy.
  • Any other duties as required.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
Minimum Requirements
  • Advanced university degree (for consultant)/university degree (for PSA) or similar in communication, graphic design, international relations or journalism or a related field;
  • At least five years’ (for level B) or 1 year (for level A) experience in communications, including at least one year experience in internal communication;
  • Working knowledge of English, French or Spanish and limited knowledge of one of the other two or Arabic, Chinese, Russian.
FAO Core Competencies
  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Technical/Functional Skills
· Extent and relevance of experience in producing written and/or multimedia materials for an internal audience
  • Familiarity with FAO, its working culture and the internal audience
Selection Criteria
  • Ability to coordinate and produce high quality, original multimedia products for an internal audience.
  • Quality of writing skills, diplomacy and ability to deal with complex situations.
  • Capacity to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Extent of experience in information and communication in large organizations
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Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency

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