United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Communication and Partnerships Coordinator

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Job Description

Eligibility criteria Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task
  • Act as the main focal point between the core communications team and programme clusters.
  • Provide support on the drafting of minutes, reports, speeches, talking points, success stories, press statements, newsletter and website articles.
  • Coordinate, organize and facilitate meetings; Prepare agendas, minutes, and follow-ups with relevant partners.
  • Assist with production of English language donor materials such as briefing notes, "thank you letters", and donor visibility materials.
  • Act as the focal point for supporting the fast and efficient follow up with partners (Donors, Vertical Funds, Government, IFI's, Private Sector, Foundations and UN agencies)
  • Maintains the Donor database and support the production of concept notes and proposals for potential new partners.
  • Support Coordination of Government counterparts and maintains the Government counterpart database.
  • Liaise with projects to ensure a cooperative approach towards communications and partnership.
  • Support the CO with national and international media engagement and mobilization.
  • Develop Sustainable relationships with representatives of the press at the local, national, and international levels.
  • Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and management by regularly organizing trainings to project staff on communications and partnership.
  • Support Design and implementation of the CO communication strategy based on the corporate communications strategy.
  • Support the CO and UNDP projects in the design and branding guidelines of other outreach-oriented print materials.
  • Increase visibility of UNDP's mandate and goals through contributing to the public website and Social Media use.
  • Produce high-quality photography, videography and other Digital Media products for CO and the programme pillar, as required.
  • Pitch UNDP successes to the media and manage dissemination of information to the public; including oversee the development of TV spots and radio announcements.
  • Support Country Office communications unit in designing and developing publications when required.
  • Translate English material Translation to Pashto and Dari and vice-versa.
  • Support event planning to promote UNDP messages among partners, beneficiaries and other.
  • Coordinate with online UNVs to support the CO written materials.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, business Administration, or any other bachelor's degree accepted with a diploma or certificate in relevant field.
Required experience: 36 Months Experience remark:
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent writing skills
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Journalism, mass media and broadcasting Area of expertise details:
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent writing skills
Driving license: No Competencies values: Accountability, Building Trust, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Leadership, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams
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