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Social Media Consultant - French and Spanish (part-time)

remote

  • Organization: UN WOMEN - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
  • Location: remote
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Sales and Marketing
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-18

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Background

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls, the empowerment of women, and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women's rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world.

The Communications section at UN Women Headquarters in New York supports the positioning of women’s empowerment and gender equality as key issues on the international agenda and establishes UN Women’s role as the global authority in this context. This entails developing and promoting high-quality content in English, Spanish and French, communicate about UN Women’s work through digital and social media and engage a global audience online.

The Communications section seeks to enlist a Social Media Consultant to support with social media outreach and community management in Spanish and French on a part-time/remote basis. S/he will assist the Social Media Manager in managing the social media accounts in Spanish and French, produce content and implement strategies and campaigns for specific international days and events. S/he will draft messages for Twitter, Facebook, and other relevant platforms in Spanish and French and translate visuals and messages for social media packages from English into Spanish and French.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Social Media Manager, the Social Media Consultant will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintain UN Women’s social media accounts on a daily basis by drafting messages for @ONUMujeres and @ONUFemmesfacebook.com/onumujeres and facebook.com/onufemmes.
  • Develop the Spanish and French versions of social media packages for relevant international days, campaigns and big events.
  • Replicate English visual assets in Spanish and French for use across social media platforms (created in Canva). 
  • Ensure representation and sharing of content from Spanish and French speaking regional and country offices.
  • Liaise with the Latin American region as focal point and support the region related to social media.
  • Monitor the French and Spanish social media accounts for questions and comments, respond to them and engage the UN Women audience on a daily basis.
  • Strategically expand the network of followers, including in support of resource mobilization.
  • Engage the online community and target influencers strategically.
  • Support the development of social media strategies and campaigns for relevant international days and big events.
  • Support social media outreach and integration into big events with UN Women involvement, such as International Women’s Day and the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
  • Support live tweeting from relevant events in Spanish and French.

Competencies

Integrity:

  • Demonstrates consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.

Cultural Sensitivity/Valuing diversity:

  • Demonstrates an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrating an international outlook, appreciating differences in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Core Competencies:

Ethics and Values:

  • Demonstrates / Safeguards Ethics and Integrity.

Organizational Awareness:

  • Demonstrates corporate knowledge and sound judgment.

Developing and Empowering People / Coaching and Mentoring:

  • Self-development, initiative-taking.

Working in Teams:

  • Team player and facilitates team work.

Communicating Information and Ideas:

  • Facilitates and encourages open communication in the team, communicates effectively.

Self-management and Emotional intelligence:

  • Creating synergies through self-control. Conflict Management / Negotiates and Resolves Disagreement.

Knowledge Sharing / Continuous Learning:

  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Communications, Journalism, International Affairs, Political Science or similar is required;
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • At least 2 years of experience in digital communications/ social media
  • Excellent writing skills in Spanish and French required
  • Proven experience in the strategic use of social media
  • Familiar with women’s rights issues desired
  • Familiar with the United Nations desired
  • Self-starter; organized; able to multitask and balance multiple responsibilities
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

The Communications section at UN Women Headquarters in New York supports the positioning of women’s empowerment and gender equality as key issues on the international agenda and establishes UN Women’s role as the global authority in this context. This entails developing and promoting high-quality content in English, Spanish and French, communicate about UN Women’s work through digital and social media and engage a global audience online.

The Communications section seeks to enlist a Social Media Consultant to support with social media outreach and community management in Spanish and French on a part-time/remote basis. S/he will assist the Social Media Manager in managing the social media accounts in Spanish and French, produce content and implement strategies and campaigns for specific international days and events. S/he will draft messages for Twitter, Facebook, and other relevant platforms in Spanish and French and translate visuals and messages for social media packages from English into Spanish and French.

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