Communications Analyst at UN Women, Bangkok, Thailand


Deadline: 20 March 2019

UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Communications Analyst in Bangkok, Thailand. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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The Communications Analyst will responsible for planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under the project portfolio.

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Communications Analyst will perform the following functions-

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  • Provide substantive support to the planning and design of external communication and outreach/advocacy strategies and plans.
    • Provide analysis for elaboration of communication strategies; ensure gender perspective.
    • Integrate communication, advocacy and outreach strategies into proposals for project/programmes and other initiatives, as necessary.
  • Coordinate and contribute substantively to the development and dissemination of advocacy materials.
    • Draft briefing materials, and press releases and coordinate its dissemination through effective channels.
  • Identify storylines for publication and articles.
    • Coordinate and contribute substantively to the development and dissemination of advocacy materials.
    • Draft briefing materials, and press releases and coordinate its dissemination through effective channels.
  • Identify storylines for publication and articles.
    • Build and maintain partnerships and maintain relations with donors.
    • Maintain relationships with partners and alliances to enhance visibility.
    • Liaise with advocacy partners and undertake outreach to civil society organizations, governments, and other groups to ensure that newsworthy information reaches the public and donors, as delegated.
  • Coordinate UN Women web/ online presence.
    • Coordinate UN Women websites’ content and maintenance based on corporate requirements.
    • Coordinate UN Women social media accounts in line with corporate social media policy.
    • Upload information to knowledge management system on a regular basis, including news, updates, resources.
  • Facilitate knowledge building and sharing
    • Identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme goals and activities.
    • Organize and conduct training and workshops on communication and advocacy, as appropriate.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in communications, public relations, journalism or relevant field is required.
  • First-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • At least 1 year of professional work experience at national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy.
  • Understanding of gender equality and empowerment of women and girls is an advantage.
  • Experience working in the UN system in the Asia-Pacific region is an asset.
  • Experience in the use of social media.
  • Fluency in English and Thai is required.
  • Working knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UN Women.

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