United Nations University Centre for Policy Research in New York is an independent think tank within the United Nations system. We combine research excellence with deep knowledge of the multilateral system to generate innovative solutions to current and future global public policy challenges. For more information on UNU-CPR and its work, please visit http://cpr.unu.edu.
The Events and Communications Coordinator will support the team at the United Nations University Centre for Policy Research (UNU-CPR) temporarily for a duration of seven months, reporting to the Chief Operations Officer and working closely with project leads, communications, and administrative staff. The Events and Communications Coordinator will work to ensure the professional organisation and conduct of quality events in close coordination with project leads to promote project aims and outputs and to enhance the profile, policy impact, and reach of UNU-CPR. This role is a maternity leave cover for the period of January 2020 until the end of July 2020.
You are experienced in events coordination and promotion, are detail-oriented and flexible, and a self-starter with a positive outlook. You have excellent writing and editing skills and are experienced in content creation. You work well autonomously without constant supervision but have a record of working as part of multi-partner project teams. You have a strong customer service-oriented attitude and can interact well with diverse groups and individuals, including diplomats and other high-level government officials. You thrive in multicultural and multi-lingual settings, enjoy innovative thinking and are committed to gender equality.
Full details on responsibilities and requirements as well as how to apply are available on our website: https://unu.edu/about/hr/administrative/events-and-communications-coordinator.html#overview