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Monday, July 4, 2016

COMMUNICATION OFFICER - UNICEF ZAMBIA



Job Title: Communication Officer
Job no: 496419
Work type: Fixed Term Staff
Location: Zambia
Categories: Communication / External Relations, NO-1
emahPurpose of the Position
Assists in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating an advocacy and communication strategy to get children’s and women’s issues into the public domain, strengthen political will in support of UNICEF’s mission and objectives in the country, and enhance the organization’s credibility and brand.
Key Expected Results
  1. Communication strategy: The production of communication products and materials are timely executed and followed up to support country communication strategy, regional and global campaigns and priorities, and to support resource mobilization as set out in the work plan.
  2. Media relations: Effective and timely professional assistance and support are provided in developing, drafting and maintaining contact information, materials and relationships with journalists and media outlets covering all media – print, TV, radio, web etc. – in the country, to communicate the story of UNICEF’s cooperation to a wider audience.
  3. Monitoring and evaluation: Regular monitoring and evaluation activities are undertaken according to the work plan to ensure maximum impact and continuous improvement of country communication efforts. Results and reports are prepared and shared on a timely basis.
  4. Celebrities, partners and special events: The Country Office’s contact list of individuals, groups, organizations and for a (including Government, UN, and bilateral counterparts), is maintained and further developed, whose support is essential to/can assist in achieving the advocacy and communication objectives and who support and are able to actively participate in special events and activities that further the country programme goals.
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
  • University degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.
  • One year practical professional work experience in communication, print and broadcast media, or interactive digital media.
  • Field work experience.
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of the local language is required.
Competencies of Successful Candidate
Core Values
  • Commitment
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Integrity
Core Competencies
  • Communication
  • Working with People
  • Drive for Results
Functional Competencies
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Relating and Networking
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Learning and Researching
  • Planning and Organizing
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
Applications close: 15 Jul 2016 Jordan Standard Time
To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/496419/communication-officer →

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