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UN University Volunteer in Communication


  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Indonesia
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

FAO IDN organization mission TBD


The incumbent will placed in Communication Division in FAO Indonesia. Communication is at the heart of FAO’s mission to help build consensus for a world without hunger. The effectiveness and credibility of the Organization as a policy-making forum and unique multilingual centre of excellence, knowledge and technical expertise depends to a considerable degree on its ability to communicate its work to harness efforts to eradicate hunger. The Office of Communications (OCC) is responsible for all external and internal communication activities of the Organization. It ensures coherence and consistency in FAO’s messaging and communications’ outputs, as well as enables cost-effectiveness in use of communication-related resources across the Organization.

Task description

Under the direct supervision of National Communication Advisor the UN University Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: - Support in preparing articles and social media planning of FAO activities in the country; - Support media monitoring related with FAO activities in the country and other relevant sub-jects; - Support in organizing communication events/programme within the FAO office, UN and public outreach; - Support in simple photo, design, and video arrangement to produce communication materi-als; - Support general communication activities that has objective in raising FAO visibility and promote FAO works in the country. Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to: • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by read-ing relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for in-stance in events that mark International Volunteer Day); • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country; • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities; • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publica-tions/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc. • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers; • 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.

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