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Digital Communications Specialist (Spanish)
|Location :||Home-Based with expected relocation to UNDP HQ NY, USA upon eliminating of COVID-19 restrictions, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||07-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||IPSA (Regular)|
|Post Level :||IPSA-8|
|Languages Required :||English Spanish|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 Months, Until 9 Nov 2021|
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.
Personal CV or P11, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors. References may also include peers.
A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers him- /herself to be suitable for the position.
The Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy (BERA) is responsible for positioning UNDP as the world’s leading global development network, promoting its global authority and thought leadership on sustainable development and the interconnected issues of poverty, inequality, and climate change. BERA leads and supports UNDP in building and nurturing strategic relationships and alliances essential to achieving its mission. The Bureau leads UNDP’s work on innovative and diversified partnerships and ways of financing the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. It is also responsible for global campaigns on critical development issues, which aim to inform government policies and build partnerships around high-impact solutions. BERA coordinates and sets corporate standards across the functions of partnerships, marketing and communications within UNDP and leads on internal communications.
Within BERA, the Advocacy, Marketing and Communications Group leads and manages external communications through strategy, media, digital communications, marketing, branding and global storytelling. Being an integral part of Advocacy, Marketing and Communications Group, the Digital Comms Studio plays an essential role to develop and manage UNDP’s global online presence, creating compelling public-facing content, leading on social networks and digital engagement, building capacities for greater impact through digital communications, and helping build a strong brand for UNDP.
The Digital Communications Specialist (Spanish) is part of the Digital Comms Studio and will be supervised by the Team Manager. This team member will also be a key member of cross-sectional teams to plan and implement major communication campaigns and projects.
The consultant will be working under the direct supervision of the Team Leader of the Digital Comms Studio and overall guidance of the Senior Management of the Advocacy, Marketing and Communications Group in BERA.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Team Leader of the Digital Comms Studio, the consultant will be responsible for the following:
Summary of Key Functions:
1. Maintain and improve the Spanish global corporate website:
2. Maintain and improve the Spanish social media platforms:
3. Provide digital communications support for HQ units, regional centers and country offices:
4. Collaborate in the development and implementation of UNDP’s digital communications strategy:
Innovation- Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Leadership- Ability to persuade others to follow
People Management- Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
Communication- Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Social Media content management
Advice and support
Required Skills and Experience
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