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**OVERVIEW** Parent Sector : Communication and Information Sector (CI) Duty Station: Doha Job Family: Communication and Information Type of contract : Non Staff Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months Recruitment open to : External candidates Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 4/10/2020 UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism **OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST** **Context and Background** The UNESCO regional Office for GCC and Yemen is engaged in a range of projects and activities in the field of education, culture, communication and sciences. UNESCO is implementing a project titled “Empowering Yemeni youth towards peace: ensuring access to information and participation” managed by the Communication and Information Unit. Through an inclusive and participatory approach, this 18-months project aims to empower the youth with the skills, knowledge and tools to create information, content and dialogue in support of the peace-building process. The project aims to reconnect youth in Yemen with the peace-building process, by raising their voices, fostering the free flow of information and having a two-way communication. This will be done by improving access to information for youth on the peace- building process so they can increase their knowledge and make informed decisions. In parallel, the project wants to also provide young Yemenis with safe spaces of dialogue, including social media, online surveys, youth debates and radio programmes to voice their needs and opinions with decision-makers and duty bearers. In this framework, the project will be conducing 6 online surveys and social media listening projects to understand youth priorities and narratives on peace-building. - **The consultant** **will be tasked to convert the data of the 6 online surveys and 6 social media listening into communication material targeting local and international stakeholders to convey Yemeni Youth priorities and narratives on peace-building.** The consultant will be tasked to produce and design institutional booklets to convey the results of each survey to local and international stakeholders, as well as to develop and design a newsletter that will be linked to the booklets production and content. **Communication material will be both in English and Arabic.** Long Description **Tasks and Expected Outputs** Under the overall authority of the Director of the Office and the supervision of the Communication and Information Programme assistant, the consultant will perform the following tasks: **Task 1. Design and produce 6 comprehensive institutional digital booklets of up to 15 pages, including infographics and illustrations, that will be ready to be shared with local and international stake holders.** - UNESCO will provide the consultant with the data as well as raw analytic report in Arabic prepared by its implementing partner. The consultant will have to translate the raw data, provide an analysis of the data and develop reports to present the finding of the surveys and social listening activities to the targeted audience. Those reports shall be in line with the project communication strategy and with the UNESCO´s communication and visibility guidelines. - The booklets should be produced in two versions : an Arabic and an English version. - UNESCO will provide the consultant with logos and guidance concerning the expected outlook of the graphic designs based on project focus. - The graphic designer will be expected to provide **at least three design options to UNESCO as a first draft**. Once graphic design has been validated by UNESCO, the graphic designer will be expected to submit the same graphic for all collaterals, in corresponding sizes. **Task 2. Develop and design a newsletter, linked to the booklets, to be shared with local and international stake holders as well as UNESCO’s partners.** - At least 6 newsletters must be developed and designed. At least two design options for each newsletter should be submitted to UNESCO GCC and Yemen office as a first draft. - UNESCO will be responsible for sharing the newsletter with its partners as well as local and international stakeholders. - The newsletter should be in both English and Arabic. Long Description Long Description **COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)** Accountability (C) Communication (C) Innovation (C) Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C) Planning and organizing (C) Results focus (C) Teamwork (C) **-** For detailed information, please consult the [UNESCO Competency Framework]( **REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS** *Education* University degree (BA or equivalent) preferably in Communication, Journalism, International Affairs, Political Science or similar discipline. *Work experience* - A minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience in the field of communication, of which at least 1 year acquired in the region and/or international level would be an advantage. - Experience in graphic design. *Skills/Competencies* - Very good written and oral communication skills; - Very good analytical skills - Very good graphic design skills - Very good computing skills including Microsoft Office and InDesign - Very good reporting skills *Languages* - Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of English and Arabic. **DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS** - Experience in institutional communication will be an asset. - Work experience with UN and/or international development agency will be an asset. **HOW TO APPLY** 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. -Attach a cover letter referencing the post title and explaining your qualifications for the position. -Add two samples of your past work related to the assignement 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 applies a zero tolerance policy against all forms of harassment. UNESCO is committed to achieve and sustain 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. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities, as well as nationals from non-and under-represented Member States [(last update here)]( 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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