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: Junior consultant to support communication for the International Volunteer Day campaign 2020
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bonn, GERMANY|
|Application Deadline :||05-Aug-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||17 August to 31 December|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||As above|
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.
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. UNV works with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well-supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism.
International Volunteers Day (IVD), is an international observance that was mandated for UNV to coordinate by the UN General Assembly in 1985. The Day is an opportunity for us all to promote volunteerism, encourage governments to support volunteer efforts and recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at local, national and international levels. UNV coordinates a campaign to promote IVD every year, building on the impact volunteers have in communities, nationally and globally, for peace and development.
This year, the campaign will ride on the momentum and messaging of the outcomes of the Global Technical Meeting (GTM). IVD 2020 will be a continued dialogue with all stakeholders and general public on the call to Action of the GTM and reimagining volunteering for the 2030 Agenda.
The consultant will be supervised by the Communications Specialist, P4, in the External Relations and Communications Section (ERCS).
Duties and Responsibilities
The objective of this consultancy is to coordinate and support all activities for the IVD 2020 campaign, particularly social media and outreach to partners and influencers. Tracking of the workplan and reporting on the campaign is also part of the responsibilities.
Deliverables and Timelines:
Required Skills and Experience
Education: Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Communications, English, Journalism, Media or other relevant area.
The selection of the best offer will be based on the combined scoring method, where the qualifications and methodology will be weighted 70 percent, and then combined with the price offer, which will be weighted 30 percent.
Key selection criteria are
Applicants have to provide a technical and financial proposal.
The technical proposal shall consist of:
The financial proposal shall consist of
PLEASE NOTE THAT INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR FURTHER EVALUATION
Qualified women and members of social minorities are encouraged to apply. Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are only able to inform the successful candidates about the outcome or status of the selection process.
How to Submit the Application:
To submit your application online, please follow the steps below:
Queries should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org, to Marc Wharton clearly marking: IVD2020 Communications Consultancy in the subject line. Applications sent by email will not be considered.