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UNV Digital Communication Officer

San Salvador (El Salvador)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: San Salvador (El Salvador)
  • Grade: National Specialist - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-15

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Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

UNV Digital Communication Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support Social Media accounts Management (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube).
  • Produce graphic and multimedia materials for Social Media accounts, website and others digital supports.
  • Produce a digital monthly newsletter
  • Assist in the preparation and production of success stories, website articles, blogs, videos, photo-essay and other digital communications materials .
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of communication activities through daily media clippings and measuring of reach of digital products.
  • Support the proposal and implementing innovative ideas for digital campaings, specially related to SDG outreach.
  • Raise awareness on web accessibility

Furthermore, participants in the Talent Programme are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge on the SDGs and the United Nations Development System
  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNDP and UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:
  • Hold a Bachelor or Master level, degree or be enrolled in a university degree at Master level in Communications, Graphic Design or a field related to UNDP’s work areas.
Required experience: Experience remark:

To be eligible to apply to the UNDP-UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities, candidates need to be a person living with a disability.

Work experience will be an advantage, but not a requirement.

Language skills:
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience Area of expertise details:

To be eligible to apply to the UNDP-UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities, candidates need to be a person living with a disability.

  • Work experience will be an advantage, but not a requirement.
  • Hold a Bachelor or Master level, degree or be enrolled in a university degree at Master level in Communications, Graphic Design or a field related to UNDP’s work areas.
  • Interest in the UN and adaptability to a multicultural environment
  • Strong commitment to working for sustainable development and human rights
Driving license: No Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

To be eligible to apply to the UNDP-UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities, candidates need to be a person living with a disability (i.e. hearing, visual or physical disabilities). Be no more than 35 years of age.

Application deadline: 15 October 2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

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