Communication Associate

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**OVERVIEW** ------------ Parent Sector : Communication and Information Sector (CI) Duty Station: Luanda Job Family: Communication and Information Type of contract : Non Staff Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 27 MARS 2022 UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism **OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST** ----------------------------------------- Under the supervision of the International Coordinator of the Biennale of Luanda, the consultant will ensure good communication and visibility for the follow-up of the [Biennale of Luanda — Pan-African Forum for the Culture of Peace]( In close collaboration with UNESCO communication experts in the Central Africa region, and all DPI colleagues, the consultant will: Long Description ---------------- ***General***: - Develop a digital communication plan related to the follow up of Biennale of Luanda and related events, including for the bi-montly newsletter, social media and the website. The communication plan must be adaptable to different interlocutors (sponsors, FO, UN agencies); - Produce a monthly communication report containing analytics of the web site, social media and the newsletter; - Liaise with the communication counterparts from the African Union and the Angolan Government for all matters related to the communication on social media, and with the communication officers from the potential partners’ institutions of the Biennale; - Participate in relevant strategic meetings for enhancement of the Biennale on UNESCO and related events’s social media and web outreach; - Follow up with the official sponsors of the Biennale for all the elements related to communication (e.g. logos, etc.); - Identify personalities such as “influencers” in order to promote the event on social networks; - Participate in the production of scripts/interviews for influences in French and English. Long Description ---------------- ***Newsletter***: - In collaboration with the Biennale team, be responsible for the programming, production and distribution of the bi-monthly newsletter “Voices of the Biennale” – produced in ENG, FR and PT, distributed via UNESCO mailchimp and published in the Biennale web site; - Liaise with the authors who contribute to the newsletter; - Participate in the production of scripts/interviews for the newsletter in French and English; - Whenever needed, write and edit the newsletter’ articles in French and English. ***Web site***: - Create content for the Biennale website (key messages, texts to illustrate sections) to update the English and French versions of the site; - Carry out daily monitoring of the website dedicated to the Biennale of Luanda and propose content (feeding it with relevant information, videos, interviews, articles, photographs, etc.) in English and French. Long Description ---------------- ***Social Media***: - Develop a social media pack in line with the digital communication plan above-mentioned. The social media pack should include the creation of web updates (in French and English) and social media content to be published on social media channels (Twitter and Instagram) dedicated to the Biennale of Luanda, in English and French; - Prepare attractive and interactive narrative texts in English and French, for social media and storytelling through images and video for the Biennale and related events; - Monitor and analyze reactions from our various communities on social media and adapt content to take advantage of developing opportunities. **COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)** ------------------------------------ Accountability (C) Communication (C) Innovation (C) Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C) Planning and organizing (C) Results focus (C) Teamwork (C) Professionalism (C) **-** ----- For detailed information, please consult the [UNESCO Competency Framework]( **REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS** --------------------------- **Education:** - Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in communications and/or marketing; international relations **Work experience:** - Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in communications and/or social media **Competencies and skills:** - Good organizational and project design skills - Excellent (oral and written) communication skills, including the ability to draft and produce a variety of written material in a clear and concise manner - Ability to work effectively in a team and to maintain good working relations within a multi-cultural environment **Languages:** - Excellent knowledge of English and French **DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS** ---------------------------- **Work experience:** - Working experience at UNESCO (comms/web/social media positions) **JOB DETAILS** --------------- Title: Communication Associate Grade: Middle Type of contract: Consultancy Contract Duration of the contract: 4 months (possibility of extension depending on availability of funds and performance reviews) **SELECTION AND RECRUITMENT PROCESS** ------------------------------------- Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the [UNESCO careers website.]( No modifications can be made to the application submitted. The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview. UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates. Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided. **Footer** ---------- UNESCO recalls that paramount consideration in the appointment of staff members shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity. UNESCO applies a zero-tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieving and sustaining equitable and diverse geographical distribution, as well as gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Candidates from non- and under-represented Member States ([last update here]( are particularly welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals from minority groups and indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts. UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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