Deadline: 3 June 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communications Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 6 months.
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The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
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The Communications Officer will perform the following functions:
- Participate in developing storylines and key messages on WHO’s priorities.
- Handle media liaison, including responding to media inquiries and organising media interviews with WHO officials.
- Maintain an up-to-date media contacts list.
- Organize and support news conferences, Palais Briefings and other public events.
- Supports WHO country and regional offices, and relevant departments, in proactively communicating through sharing and developing content.
- Perform all other related duties as required.
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Applicants must have:
- First-Level University Degree in communications, journalism, social sciences, or any other related subject.
- Training in public health and international relations.
- Minimum 2 year’s experience in communication or journalism with a major international organization.
- Demonstrated exposure at the international level.
- Experience working with WHO or other UN Agencies.
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Intermediate knowledge of French.
How to Apply
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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.
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