Communication Specialist at UNICEF, Djibouti City, Djibouti


Deadline: 8 December 2017

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

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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-

  • The Country Office has a clear communication strategy and associated work plan to get children’s issues into the public domain, strengthen political will in support of UNICEF’s mission and objectives, and enhance the organization’s credibility and brand.
  • The Country Office has a well maintained and continually developed contact list of journalists and media outlets covering all media – print, TV, radio, web, photo etc. – and a successful process of communicating and maintaining regular contact and close collaboration with the media to communicate the story of UNICEF’s cooperation.
  • The Country Office has a well maintained and continually developed contact list of individuals, groups, organizations and fora whose support is essential to/can assist in achieving the advocacy and communication objectives.
  • Effective working relationships with the UN Country Team and UN communication counterparts are developed, maintained and enhanced.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible and relevant professional work experience in communication, print, broadcast, and new media.
  • International and national work experience (for IP).
  • Field work experience (for NO).
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency situations.
  • Fluency in French and English and another UN language.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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