United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Consultant (Communication To Support Unicef External Communication Advocacy and Visibility Efforts)

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Job Description

Ensure the quality, visibility and consistency of communications and messaging related to children rights, Support the implementation of UNICEF communication and Public Advocacy strategy as follows: • Documenting several UNICEF interventions including developing human-interest stories and related multimedia productions as well as required input to donor’s reporting on joint response to Covid-19 • Organizing high level functions, developing media kits and following up on Media Relations • Acting as Master of Ceremony for joint functions organized by UNICEF UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Care

Objective: Ensure the quality, visibility and consistency of communications and messaging related to children rights.

Support the implementation of UNICEF communication and public advocacy strategy as follows:
  • Documenting several UNICEF interventions including developing human-interest stories and related multimedia productions as well as required input to donor’s reporting on joint response to COVID-19
  • Organizing high level functions, developing media kits and following up on media relations
  • Acting as Master of Ceremony for joint functions organized by UNICEF

ACTIVITIES, DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINES, PLUS BUDGET PER DELIVERABLE

Ensure quality visibility and highlight children issues and UNICEF interventions in Egypt. The following deliverables are required:

  1. Support the production of Human-Interest stories/News alerts and audio-visual material. 

Develop at least twenty human interest stories, photo essays, news alerts and audio-visual material  highlighting children’s issues addressed through UNICEF supported interventions. 

7 days/ Month

35 %

  1. Support in Organizing several advocacy events.

At least ten events have taken place (campaign launch event & field visits), with the consultant/contractor developing the events concept notes, liaising with the relevant partners and programme focal points, developing key messages, media kit and ensuring that the function is taking place according to UNICEF standards.

7 days/ Month

35%

  1. Advocacy with high level partners and Media entities

At least five advocacy roundtable discussions on children’s issues are conducted.

6 days/ Month

30 %

Proposed Payment Schedule:

Monthly basis, upon delivery of monthly report including a log of major activities and progress, achievements, constraints and recommendations.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • BA in Mass Communication
  • More than five years’ experience in Communication field
  • Proficiency writing and editing skills in English and Arabic
  • Good knowledge of UNICEF mandate
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, deliver quality of work and meeting tight deadlines
For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the united nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

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