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.

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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

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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.