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Communications Analyst (Turkish Nationals Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Ankara, TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||02-Aug-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-B|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year with possibility of renewal|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women (the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women), grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
In Turkey, in line with its global Strategic Plan 2018-2021 and Country Strategic Note (2019-2022), and the overall UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework, UN Women works towards three overarching goals: 1) Women lead, participate in, and benefit equally from governance systems; 2) All women and girls live a life free from all forms of violence; 3) Women and girls contribute to and have greater influence in building sustainable peace and resilience and benefit equally from the prevention of natural disasters and conflicts and humanitarian action.
Towards these goals, UN Women implements programmes and projects that aim to advance gender equality, improve women’s access to opportunities, rights and services in political, social and economic life and combat gender stereotypes, discrimination and violence, as required by international and national legal and policy commitments. UN Women collaborates with numerous partners – central and local level government authorities, civil society organizations, including women’s organizations and platforms, academia, private sector companies, other UN agencies. It commits itself to the Leaving No One Behind principle, by supporting targeted actions to remove the obstacles that marginalized and vulnerable groups of women face in accessing their rights and to promote them as agents of change.
Reporting to the Country Director, the Communications Analyst is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of the Office communications and advocacy strategies to increase the standing and awareness of UN Women with partners, the media and the public.
The Communication Analyst works in close collaboration with the Communications, Programmes and Operations team, relevant UN Women Regional Office and HQ staff, as well as various national partners to ensure successful implementation of UN Women’s communication and advocacy strategy nationwide and across the programs. The Analyst will act as secondary supervisor to the members of the UN Women Turkey Office communications team (i.e communications assistants, analysts, interns, and consultants) employed under all projects and will also work in close collaboration with related UN inter-agency result groups and teams to ensure complementarity and coherent and effective UN action.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Plan and design communication and outreach/advocacy strategies and plans
2. Coordinate and implement the development and dissemination of advocacy materials in the country/region
3. Coordinate media relations for the UN Women Turkey Country Office
4. Build and maintain partnerships and maintain relations with donors and the other UN Agencies
5. Maintain the UN Women Turkey Country Office web/ online presence
6. Facilitate knowledge building and sharing
Key Performance Indicators
Required Skills and Experience
The application package for the UN Women Communications Analyst (NoB) position should consist of:
How to Submit the Application:
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.