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Communications Consultant (HDRO)
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||04-Aug-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||5 months|
The Human Development Report Office (HDRO) is seeking a consultant to undertake a mission critical assignment pertaining to the preparation of the launch of the 2019 Human Development Report, during the maternity leave of the Communication Specialist.?
HDRO produces annually the editorially independent, global Human Development Report for UNDP. Since inception in 1990 the report has acted as a highly visible and influential people-centered contribution to development thinking. Each edition is launched around the world by UNDP offices as contributions to public debate and policy making at national and global levels; picked up by global and national media, and the analysis – and annually updated human development indices and data sets are used by governments, civil society and development partners in their policy formulation and advocacy.??
Throughout the year, HDRO also seeks to promote the human development concept and approach to analysis and policy making through outreach, including via the web and social media, to influential stakeholders, through engagement with academic networks and by convening and participating in expert and high-visibility events. In particular, the office organizes the annual global human development forum and the HD measurement conference.?
Under the guidance and supervision of the Director the candidate is expected to: develop and implement the outreach and communications strategy for the annual Human Development Report (HDR).?
Duties and Responsibilities
The candidate is anticipated to function in all the areas listed below. Work will be distributed as appropriated.?
Editorial – development of press material, speeches, multimedia products and presentations.?Working in close collaboration with HDRO Report team, UNDP’s Office of Communication and Regional bureaus:?
Launch - Preparation of the launch of the 2019 Human Development Report.?
Develop and implement the communication strategy defined for the launch and dissemination of the Human Development Reports, including:?
Outreach- develop and implement a media and social media outreach strategy for the launch of the 2019 HDR
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.