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Communication Officer UNICEF

Communication Officer UNICEF

November 2, 2022

Job Title: Communication Officer

Organization: UNICEF

Duty Station: Kampala 

 

Roles and responsibilities

  • Ensure that the production of communication products and materials is timely executed and followed up to support country communication strategy, regional and global campaigns and priorities and to support resource mobilization as set out in the work plan.
  • Effective and timely professional assistance and support are provided in developing, drafting and maintaining contact information, materials and relationships with journalists and media outlets covering all media – print, TV, radio, web etc. – in the country, to communicate the story of UNICEF’s cooperation to a wider audience.
  • Regular monitoring and evaluation activities are undertaken according to the work plan to ensure maximum impact and continuous improvement of country communication efforts. Ensure results and reports are prepared and shared on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that the Country Office’s contact list of individuals, groups, organizations and for a (including Government, UN, and bilateral counterparts), are maintained and further developed, whose support is essential to/can assist in achieving the advocacy and communication objectives and who support and are able to actively participate in special events and activities that further the country programme goals.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: University degree in Communications, Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.
  • Experience: One-year practical professional work experience in communication, print and broadcast media, or interactive digital media.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency situations.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

 

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their applications online via the link below:

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Closing Date: November 12th, 2022  

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