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Chief, Corporate Online Communications and Multi-Media
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||26-Jun-09 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-5 (Fixed-Term Appointment)|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year|
UNDP’s overall communications activities will grow considerably in the coming years and, within this context, the incumbent will be responsible for enhancing UNDP’s multi-lingual corporate web site and for all aspects of internal communications, including the corporate Intranet. He/she will have ongoing responsibility for delivering two major service lines – 1) Management of UNDP’s corporate Web Strategy, including the adoption of cutting-edge multi-media elements; 2) Internal Communications and UN communications coordination. The Section Chief will be responsible for supervising an integrated team of web specialists, internal communications officers and a project manager.
Under the supervision of the Director of Communications and in close collaboration with the Deputy Director and other Section Chiefs, the Chief, Corporate Online Communications and Multi-media strengthens UNDP’s online branding and positioning across a wide-variety of online platforms, including the corporate website in three languages (English, French, Spanish), Country Office sites, partner sites and social networks. He/She will be responsible for enhancing the quality of UNDP’s corporate website, ensuring solid editorial content and leveraging all the available technologies to expand the reach of UNDP’s core messages on the web. This will include the increased use of video, photo and audio products.
The incumbent will also have to ensure that UNDP’s regional and country websites follow the best available practices in terms of transparency and accessibility.
In addition, the Section Chief will be responsible for the implementation of a single Content Management System for the corporate website as well as for country office websites.
He/She will be available to provide strategic advice to senior management to promote a culture of internal communications across every level of UNDP.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
Oversees UNDP’s multilingual online presence, ensuring solid editorial content and increased use of multi-media tools
Manages UNDP presence on Social Networking websites
Responsible for UNDP Intranet homepage and provides strategic advice to senior UNDP management on internal communications issues.
Manages new and innovative partnerships for UNDP and in tandem with other UN agencies development partners.
Management and Leadership competencies:
Required Skills and Experience
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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.