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Communication Analyst (Spotlight Initiative Programme) at UNDP

Job ID: 22094
Location: Abuja
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of renewal

Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate the implementation of visibility and outreach activities; plan and implement EU visibility activities; ensure wide dissemination and visibility of programme achievements:

  • Support the coordination, implementation and monitoring of the Spotlight Initiative Communications and Visibility Plan & Strategy;
  • Provide analysis for elaboration and contextualization of the Spotlight Initiative Communications and Visibility Plan & Strategy;
  • Integrate communication, advocacy and outreach strategies into programming, as necessary;
  • Monitor and analyze print and social media and provide analysis to the Spotlight Initiative Team;
  • Provide inputs and support to the national launch of the Spotlight Initiative and any other special events, ensuring their compliance with the Spotlight Initiative identity and priorities, in line with the Spotlight Initiative Communications and Visibility Plan & Strategy;
  • Provide support, oversight and quality assurance into all Spotlight Initiative Campaigns.
  • Participate in UNCG meetings to ensure the coordination between Spotlight Initiative and other communication activities;

Manage/evaluate implementation of high impact communications’ products (e.g. web, electronic, etc):

  • Draft briefing materials, and press releases and coordinate its dissemination through effective channels;
  • Identify and develop stories and articles;
  • Produce material for the UN newsletter and other channels;
  • Produce multimedia content, including infographics, video, photos etc. to support advocacy and visibility;
  • Promote and disseminate corporate advocacy materials for launching flagship initiatives, publications, and campaigns;
  • Coordinate and daily update social media accounts in line with the Spotlight Initiative Communications and Visibility Plan & Strategy;
  • Liaise with technical staff to compile success stories, results etc. to be published on social media platforms;

Engage with Recipient UN Agencies to facilitate C4D interventions:

  • Engage media and do outreach to local and national media (including organizing media briefings)
  • Collaborate with recipient UN agencies to provide operational and technical support to research, develop, and produce evidence-based strategies and test, produce and use quality C4D materials, organize events and activities to ensure community engagement and participation, and maximum outreach and impact on behavioral and social change;
  • Provide technical, administrative and logistical support and background materials to carry out C4D strategies and activities and recommend operational strategies, approaches, plans, methods and procedures to ensure community engagement and participation, and optimum outreach and impact.

Competencies
Core:

Innovation:

  • Ability to make new and useful ideas work Level 4: Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully

Leadership:

  • Ability to persuade others to follow Level 4: Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others

People Management:

  • Ability to improve performance and satisfaction Level 4: Models independent thinking and action

Communication:

  • Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform Level 4: Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis

Delivery:

  • Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement Level 4: Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services

Requirements

  • Master’s degree with at least 2 years experience.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Multimedia writing/editing  Originating and/or editing written content for media and the general public to be disseminated through press or other online outlets Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Social Media:

  • Ability to represent and promote the UNDP brand in virtual communities / networks and promote citizen engagement in UNDP’s work Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Media Relations:

  • Ability to form and maintain meaningful working relationships with various members of the media Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Graphic Design:

  • Ability to communicate visually and create appealing UN graphic products Level 4: apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Web Design:

  • Ability to create and design web content Level 3: Implement & Manage: Exercises skills and knowledge independently, demonstrating ability to manage self and team responsibilities, in area of work

Innovation:

  • Ability to try out / test new ways of engagement and communications. Openness to different and new ways of doing things; willingness to modify one’s preferred way of doing things Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Strategic Thinking:

  • Ability to analyse the organization’s value proposition and shape visionary/long term plans.  Use insight to identify target audiences and partners and to inform communication objectives, messages and solutions. Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Knowing your Audience :

  • Ability to use a range of techniques and intelligence to develop and implement customized initiatives to target varied audiences to meet UNDP’s  objectives. Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply here

Deadline: 29th March 2019

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