Editorial Associate, Office of the Executive Director, New York, G-6
Application deadline in 8 days: Wednesday 28 Apr 2021
This is a G-6 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 6 years of experience, depending on education. More about G-6 contracts.
The Editorial Associate works in the Office of the Executive Director (OED) and reports directly to the Chief of OED.
How you can make a difference:
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
Qualifications and Experience Education:
Completion of secondary level education; college and/or university education is an asset
Knowledge and Experience: • 5 years of relevant professional experience in the field of digital communications. • Ability to leverage information technology, executive information systems, management techniques and tools for optimal office performance • Knowledge and experience related to gender equality issues, sexual and reproductive health, human rights, and youth issues is an advantage • 1-2 years International work experience and ability to develop strong relationships with people from different cultural backgrounds • Strong communications skills, with proven expertise in developing compelling and modern digital communications materials • Sound knowledge of web 2.0 and digital technologies • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills Languages: Complete fluency in written and spoken English is essential; working proficiency of French and Spanish is strongly desirable. Knowledge of Arabic is an advantage.