Communications Specialist Job in Kenya – UN

Specific Tasks and
Responsibilities

Coordination

Work
with, coordinate with and train national research partners on Communication
related topics to ensure development of national communications products

Work
with the Ecosystems Division Advocacy and Communication Group to improve the
coordination and efficiency of the advocacy and communication efforts, as
advocacy focal point for the Biodiversity and Land Branch at UNEP;
mainstreaming of TEEBAgriFood activities via this Advocacy and Communication
Group

Ensure
effective knowledge management by coordinating the flow of information,
communication and advocacy products from country partners to global UNEP
workstreams, and as such connecting work across silos

Ensure
smooth workflow between the Economics of Nature Unit and the UNEP Communication
Division. Liaise with Head of Content & Head of Multimedia to ensure
visibility of TEEB Communications products on global UNEP Channels


Work
with partners to identify and coordinate key moments for advocacy and
public-facing communication activities for TEN

Oversee
the day-to-day work of those contributing to TEN communications: Communications
Consultants, Graphic Designer, Videographer, Website Consultant etc.

Content creation

Develop
and oversee the development of impact stories for IKEA projects through a wide
variety of communication tools and products (e.g. infographics, geospatial
platforms, story maps, dynamic blog pieces, human interest stories), using data
and insights from TEN workstreams.

Visit
IKEA partner countries to coordinate video production and develop multimedia
content to be highlighted on unep.org

Develop
country policy briefs jointly with IKEA country leads and national country
institutions.

Develop
social media content in collaboration with IKEA Foundation partners, at country
level as well as at global level, through UNEP and TEEB social media channels

Coordinate
the development of materials and media briefings advocacy events linked to the
IKEA Foundation project

Develop
TEEBAgriFood content for blog articles, audio-visual materials, newsletters and
website updates, based on identified user needs from national project partners
and global end users

Qualifications/special skills

A
first-level degree in Media, Communication, Languages or Environment related
subjects is required. An advanced degree would be an added advantage.

A
minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience in Journalism or
Communication for International Development is required.

Previous
work within the UN System or International Organizations is required.

Languages

English
and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For
this post, oral and written English is required.

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Apply before or on Jan 24, 2024

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