Consultancy: Develop content material for Palestine microsite on CRC@30
East Jerusalem (Palestinian Territory)
UNICEF is seeking a content writer to develop a content microsite/webpage in Arabic. This webpage will raise youth awareness of the CRC and capture the impact of this convention on their daily lives through their eyes.
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.
For every child, a future:
2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). UNICEF is supporting Member States to hold an event at the UN to mark the 30th anniversary of the CRC. The lead up to the anniversary presents a unique opportunity to review progress and to engage the support of Member States, the UN system, and civil society in examining their commitments made for children in the CRC, and the importance of those commitments for fulfilling the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
How can you make a difference?
The 30th anniversary of the CRC is a time to celebrate advances made by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). It is also time to demand continued and intensified efforts to secure full rights for every child. UNICEF-East Jerusalem wants to better understand the CRC's impact on the daily lives of children in the State of Palestine.
Accordingly, UNICEF-East Jerusalem would like to contract a content writer to develop a content microsite/webpage in Arabic. This webpage will raise youth awareness of the CRC and capture the impact of this convention on their daily lives through their eyes.
The webpage content aims to repackage the CRC articles in children friendly language, and promote active participation of these children to provide feedback and insight on the CRC's practical application in the State of Palestine.
Major Tasks to be accomplished:
The incumbent's duties and timeframe are outlined below and are to be undertaken in line with UNICEF rules and regulations.
Specific tasks include:
- Provide a detailed sitemap of the microsite/webpage; including related material
- Identify resources and materials on CRC that can be uploaded on the microsite/webpage.
- Develop a CRC quiz for the website, to encourage children to participate.
- Develop a feedback tool, so children can share their thoughts on the CRC's application in the State of Palestine.
- Develop microsite/webpage content, as agreed with the Chief of Communication.
The contractor will work remotely with UNICEF-East Jerusalem offices
- Detailed sitemap of the microsite
- Microsite/webpage content in Arabic
- Child friendly CRC quizzes
- List of resources and links on CRC in English and Arabic
Frequency of Reports: on a weekly basis
Recourse: UNICEF reserves the right to withhold all or a portion of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if work/outputs is incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines
Estimated duration of contract and tentative Dates
Duration: 21 working days
25 March 2019- 25 April 2019
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have¦
- Bachelor's degree in communications and/or journalism
- At least five years of professional experience in journalism, or related communication field
- Fluent Arabic and excellent English language writing and editing
- Creative writing skills in Arabic is essential, creative writing in English is an asset
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Creative, detail oriented, resourcefulness, timeliness
- Experience in website development, particularly with Drupal framework
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.
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.