Digital Strategist

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UNOCHA - Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

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Application deadline 2 days ago: Thursday 20 Jan 2022 at 23:59 UTC

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Result of Service An actionable plan on how to implement and develop OCHA’s social media strategy for 2022.

Work Location Remote

Expected duration The contract is for 6 months, 4 days a week.

Duties and Responsibilities 1. Background

This consultancy is located in the Strategic Communications Branch (SCB) of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and will be based remotely. OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies.

The Strategic Communications Branch (SCB) is OCHA's communications and public advocacy team supporting headquarters and field operations in public outreach on humanitarian action. The Branch oversees senior leadership public advocacy and media, including messaging, speeches, campaigns, and social media.

The consultant reports to the Chief of the Public Advocacy and Campaigns Unit in The Hague.

2. Tasks and deliverables:

Support Digital - Develop plan to implement recommendations from Digital Review of UNOCHA's corporate platforms: - Provide guidance and support on developing OCHA's social media analytics and reporting framework to inform implementation of the social media strategy. - Provide strategic direction on OCHA's social media strategy for 2022 including content strategy, content creation briefs and social listening. - Provide training and support to OCHA's digital team in SCB on best practices, planning and scheduling, audience targeting, community management and creative production. - Provide regular feedback to the social media team on their workflow, processes and structure. - Support online public fundraising and paid social strategy. - Lead on engagement with social media companies. - Develop guidance products for OCHA on the use of social media.

Qualifications/special skills Academic Qualifications: An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in communication, journalism, international relations, public administration or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Experience: A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience and a proven track record as a communications and advocacy specialist, journalist, PR or spokesperson, or a combination of the above. Experience managing social media and digital content teams is required. Experience implementing a digital content strategy is required. Expert knowledge of digital platforms Excellent analytical skills Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of other UN official languages is an advantage.

No Fee THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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