Communication Specialist, P3, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Post#:00015689

from UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 22 Mar 2018

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, an advocate.

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How can you make a difference?

Accountable for developing, managing, coordinating, networking, implementing and monitoring an advocacy and communication strategy and associated products and activities on on-going basis with public audiences, with the objective of promoting awareness, understanding, support and respect for children’s and women’s rights, and support for UNICEF's mission, priorities and programmes in the country office/regional office/media hub, and at a global level and those of the UN Country Team.

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


Advanced university degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations. (Or an undergraduate degree plus at least 12 years of demonstrated professional experience in the field of journalism, communications, external relations, public affairs, public relations or corporate communications.

Work Experience

Five years of progressively responsible and relevant professional work experience in communication, print, broadcast, and/or new media.

International and national work experience (for IP). Field work experience (for NO). Background/familiarity with Emergency situations.

Language Proficiency

Fluency in English and another UN language.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link