Job Application for Media and Outreach Specialist - IPSA 10 - Home-based

Candidates are encouraged to submit the application electronically along with an uploaded resume

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Personal Information
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(UNDP staff, please select "yes" as UN Staff above)
UN Staff Rule on Family Relationships imposes restrictions on relatives being employed as staff or non staff. Applicants are required to disclose any family relation employed with any UN organization worldwide at the time of their application.
* Do you have any close relatives who are employed by the United Nations

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Language Proficiency
Please indicate your reading, writing and speaking proficiency in the UNDP languages listed below. Non UNDP languages can be listed in the space provided.
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Resume and Motivation
* Please state briefly the reasons why you think you are an outstanding candidate for this job (Maximum 1000 Characters)
* Please type in or paste your resume into the following box
You will have the opportunity to upload your resume on the next page

Additional Questions
* Do you have a Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in journalism, communications, international relations, public relation, or related field is mandatory. (A Bachelor’s degree with 2 additional years of relevant professional experience may be considered)?
(200 words or under)

* Do you have a minimum 5 years (7 with Bachelor's degree) of successful professional experience in an international setting in journalism, public and/or private communications or advertising, of which at least 2 years working on digital financial inclusion and digital payments?
(200 words or under)

* Do you have a minimum 5 years (7 with Bachelor's degree) of superior communication skills in professional writing and a demonstrated ability to develop, pitch and secure feature coverage in top-tier media?
(200 words or under)

* Do you have a minimum 5 years (7 with Bachelor's degree) of experience with digital platforms, including organizing, managing and developing web articles, blogs, outreach and social media materials?
(200 words or under)

* Do you have a proven technical competence in producing content for various print formats – print, audio, video, web etc?
(200 words or under)


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