Back Media Development and Outreach Consultant, New York, United States

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 31 March 2021
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 01 July 2021
 

Posting Title: Media Development and Outreach Consultant

Department/Office: Resident Coordinator System

Duty Station: NEW YORK

Posting Period: 26 March 2021 - 10 April 2021

Job Opening Number: 21-Resident Coordinator System-152793-Individual Contractor

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Result of Service
  • 10 Podcasts to promote the work of the UN DCO in the rollout of the UN business operations reform initiatives.
  • Promotion of developed podcasts to targeted audience.
  • Develop 10 videos and recordings for the self-paced online trainings, step by step guides, webinars and other capacity development initiatives.
  • Timely inputs into branch wide communication and outreach plan being developed, in collaboration with the CBSS Senior Change Management Advisor and DCO Communication team.
  • Outreach materials, including one-pagers (5), articles (5), newsletter articles (10) and social media posts (10) to sensitize and promote the work of the business operations strategy and other reform initiatives.
  • 20 UNSDG website updates, Yammer group posts, or SDG Knowledge Portal posts and other means of community engagement.
Work Location

Home based

Expected duration

Full-time from 01 May 2021, for period of six months with possibility of extension for an additional three months depending on satisfactory performance, scope of work and availability of funds in 2021.

Duties and

Responsibilities

The Media Development and Outreach Consultant will work with the UN DCO Country Business Strategy Section (CBSS) to for the implementation of deliverables to enhance the sections ability in development of multi-media products for communication and capacity development projects.

Indicators for Evaluation of Deliverables

  • Timeliness in delivery of the podcasts, videos and outreach materials
  • Accuracy in communication
  • Ability to work constructively with internal and external partners.
Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: Master's degree in media, Journalism or related fields.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience in media, communication or related field. Working knowledge on UN communication products is an asset; Experiences in the usage of computers and office software package and working knowledge on adobe creative suites; Strong photography and videography skills is an asset.

Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Competency: Corporate Competencies:

Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN's values and ethical standards; Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UN DCO; Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability; Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Technical Competencies:

  • Analytic capacity and demonstrated ability to process, analyses and synthesize complex, technical information;

Communication:

  • Communicate effectively in writing to a varied and broad audience in a simple and concise manner.

Professionalism:

  • Capable of working in a high-pressure environment with sharp and frequent deadlines, managing many tasks simultaneously;
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.

Teamwork:

  • Projects a positive image and is ready to take on a wide range of tasks;
  • Focuses on results for the client;
  • Welcomes constructive feedback
Additional Information

Work implies frequent interaction with the following: Internal DCO colleagues, and various UN system partners, as well as for members of the client group.

Proposed total remuneration: Lumpsum, $5,000 per month, inclusive. Any associated costs including living expenses, will not be funded by UNDCO.

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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