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External Announcement: Digital Communication Officer, NO-B, Ankara, Turkey # 115182

Ankara (Turkey)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Ankara (Turkey)
  • Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Design (digital, product, graphics or visual design)
  • Closing Date: 2021-05-05

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UNICEF Turkey seeks a Digital Communication Officer (Digital Media), NO-B who will be responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the online communication strategy with a focus on social media management, campaign implementation and coordination of partners.

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, Education

How can you make a difference?

The Communication Officer (Digital Media) will be responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the online communication strategy with a focus on social media management, campaign implementation and coordination of partners. She/he will support the sourcing, design, production, sharing and archiving of high quality digital media assets developed as part of UNICEF's Global and TCO Communication Strategy; supporting the rollout, development and maintenance of UNICEF website and social media channels in Turkey in accordance with an innovative, clear, inclusive and interactive approach respectful of gender.

The Communication Officer (Digital Media) will also be accountable for  content for different social media channels, monitor performance and participate in the design and implementation of digital communication campaigns, including online media plans for different communication and visibility plans with different stakeholders.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  1. Online Communication Strategy. Ensure that UNICEF CO social media channels are regularly updated and contribute to create a discourse around key priority areas, engaging in the discussion millennials, adolescents and young people, key influencers, media and other key stakeholders.
  2. Content Production. Ensure that the production of communication products and materials for social media channels and other digital platforms is timely executed and followed up to support country online communication strategy, regional and global campaigns and priorities and to support resource mobilization as set out in the work plan.
  3. Campaign Management. Provide assistance to develop, implement and M&E digital campaigns, ensuring regular contact with creative agencies, vendors, partners involved in campaigns is established. 
  4. Monitoring and Evaluation. Regular monitoring and evaluation activities are undertaken according to the work plan to ensure maximum impact and continuous improvement of country online communication efforts.  Ensure results and reports are prepared and shared on a timely basis.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • University degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field.

  • Two years practical professional work experience in communication, print and broadcast media, or interactive digital media.

  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Turkish is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The functional competencies required for this post are...

  • Persuading and Influencing [ 1 ]
  • Applying Technical Expertise [ 1 ]
  • Learning and Researching (2)
  • Planning and Organizing [ 2 ]

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

 

Remarks:

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.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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