Advocacy Specialist (Maternal and Child Nutrition) at UNICEF, New York, United States


Deadline: 26 July 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Advocacy Specialist in New York, United States.

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UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Advocacy Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Develop an advocacy and communications strategy (2018-2021) to ensure UNICEF and partners realize their ambitious goals on maternal and child nutrition.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with other advocacy priorities of UNICEF and partners in the areas of child survival, growth, and development.
  • Provide strategic communication inputs to the development and execution of UNICEF’s global communication initiatives and campaigns in support of UNICEF’s mission, objectives, and brand.
  • Explore and recommend ways to enhance UNICEF’s overall advocacy, communication, and outreach efforts; use resources strategically to optimize overarching results.
  • Develop strong partnerships with key stakeholders whose advocacy and communications support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • Advanced degree in Communications, Public Policy, Political Science, International Development, Public Administration, International Relations, or other related field.
  • At least 8 years of experience in advocacy, communications, and campaigns, preferably at a global and national level.
  • Experience in developing clear theories of change, with specific, measurable, and timebound objectives and performance indicators.
  • Knowledge of international development, humanitarian issues, and children’s rights.
  • Experience working for an advocacy or campaigning organization (e.g. international or national NGO, UN or other multilateral organization).
  • Fluency in English is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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