Communication Specialist at UNICEF, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Deadline: 3 August 2018

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communication Specialist in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Communication Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Contribute and lead on the development of a country-level content strategy to amplify UNICEF’s voice, brand and reach.
  • Identify, develop, distribute and evaluate multi-media knowledge materials produced for the country-office.
  • Ensure or enhance the quality, consistency and appropriateness of the materials, activities, processes and evidence-based messages transmitted to the press, partners, public and other audiences.
  • Support implementation of communication advocacy strategy and plans.
  • Provide support to or lead on UNICEF visibility and outreach strategies, as needed.
  • Ensure regular communication and coordination with relevant focal points in regional offices and headquarters, as needed.
  • Provide oversight to ensure relevant technical inputs, in terms of knowledge products, to different stakeholders/ influencer platforms/target audience.
  • Support in building capacity of partners by contributing to strategies for the development of communication materials on priority issues.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science, communication or other related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in high level partnership management, external relations, liaison, programme management and/or any diplomatic related activities, preferably in an international organization is required.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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