Publications Associate (GS-6 FTA) Santiago, Chile #126678

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UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, defend their rights, and help them fulfill their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.

At UNICEF, we are committed, passionate, and proud of what we do. Promoting the rights of every child is not just a job – it is a calling.

UNICEF is a place where careers are built: we offer our staff diverse opportunities for personal and professional development that will help them develop a fulfilling career while delivering on a rewarding mission. We pride ourselves on a culture that helps staff thrive, coupled with an attractive compensation and benefits package.

Visit our website to learn more about what we do at UNICEF.

For every child, a childwood

In order to effectively and sustainably support the mobilization of RR and the CP, the CO proposed the creation of a post dedicated specially to supporting media and publication efforts. This post provides assistance to generate diversified relationships with journalists and media outlets and to communicate UNICEF’s story to a wider audience.

This position reports to Communication Specialist NOC with responsibility for assist in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating a Publications strategy to get children’s and women’s issues into the public domain, strengthen political will in support of UNICEF’s mission and objectives in the country, enhance the organization’s credibility and brand.

How can you make a difference? 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES and DUTIES & TASKS

• Publications strategy
• Guarantee that the publications produced by the CO contribute to the promotion and protection of the rights of boys and girls, globally and nationally, along with being a contribution to making visible the situation of children and adolescents.
• Assist in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of strategies for awareness – raising, and advocacy.
• Assist in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of publication strategies for corporate partnerships. Liaise with corporate partner’s communication agencies to effectible implement strategies.
• Assist in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of publications strategies for special events. Helps identify potential partners for dissemination of information.

• Communicational materials
Ensure that the production of communication products and materials is timely executed and followed up to support country communication strategy, regional and global priorities and to support resource mobilization as set out in the work plan.
• Implement the tasks in the country communication work plan and strategy as assigned.
• Gather content and coverage of relevant country efforts to identify effective relevant country programme activities and results.
• Edit content of publications related with the main Program’s priority.
• Assist in drafting and editing articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials for both web-based and traditional media, as appropriate, related with publications contents.
• Assist in the establishment of contacts, networks, resources and processes to support publications distribution.
• Monitor and evaluate the appropriate and timely dissemination of publications to target audiences. Monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of the materials.

• Publications Content Management

Ensure the correct application of the UNICEF publications style manual and the UNICEF design brand manual.

• Maintain and update contact list/database to ensure rapid and accurate publications dissemination to different audiences.
• Coordinate the editing and design process of the publications, identifying the type of editing and design that the document requires, providing guidelines for the review and editing of the contents. This implies selecting the editor from the roster of editors and the roster of designers the most appropriate professional for the type of publication and supervising their work.
• Coordinate the editing and design proposal with the person responsible for the publication of the Programs area and review the information of the illustrations, figures, graphs and tables used.
• Alert UNICEF about inconsistencies in the content and/or information that seems contrary to the promotion of children’s rights.
• Verify and ensure the correct use of credits, abbreviations/acronyms, data and bibliographical references, footers and sources of information.
• Supervise that all changes and corrections have been duly incorporated into the final publication before publication.
• Coordinate publication of PDF files on the institutional website.
• Supervise print work (when applicable) between editor, designer and printer.

• Partners
Ensure that the Country Office’s contact list of individuals, groups, organizations and fora (including Government, UN, and bilateral counterparts), are maintained and further developed, whose support is essential to/can assist in achieving the advocacy and communication objectives and who support and are able to actively participate in special events and activities that further the country programme goals.
• Help develop and maintain a close collaboration with the media, as well as with groups and organizations whose support is essential to achieve the correct promotion and communication of the publications.
• Monitoring the publications process to ensure effectiveness of the work.
• Prepare background communication and promotional materials for briefings and visits of media, Goodwill Ambassadors, and other special interest groups. The task includes preparing information materials (e.g., press releases, programme summaries, country fact sheets and media kits), and assisting in the planning, logistics and administrative arrangements.

KEY END-RESULTS

1. Publications strategies: The publications produced by the CO contribute to the promotion and protection of the rights of boys and girls, globally and nationally, along with being a contribution to making visible the situation of children and adolescents.

2. Communicational materials: The production of communication products and materials are timely executed and followed up to support country communication strategy, regional and global campaigns and priorities, and to support resource mobilization as set out in the work plan.

3. Publication Content Management: Ensure the correct application of the UNICEF publications style manual and the UNICEF design brand manual.
4. Partners: The Country Office’s contact list of individuals, groups, organizations and fora (including Government, UN, and bilateral counterparts), is maintained and further developed, whose support is essential to/can assist in achieving the advocacy and communication objectives and who support and are able to actively participate in special events and activities that further the country programme goals and publications.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Minimum requirements:

  • Education:  Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in Communications, Journalism or related fields.
  • Work Experience: 6 years of professional work experience in communication, print and broadcast media.
    Experience in international organizations or non-profit sector is an asset.
  • Language Requirements:  Fluency in Spanish and English.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized academic institution in a field relevant to the position may be considered to compensate for three (3) years of experience in case the candidate lacks the required experience.
  • A master’s degree from a recognized academic institution in a field relevant to the position may be considered to compensate for an additional two (2) years (in addition to the three years from above, totaling 5 years).

Desirables:

  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships

(2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness

(3) Drive to achieve results for impact

(4) Innovates and embraces change

(5) Manages ambiguity and complexity

(6) Thinks and acts strategically

(7) Works collaboratively with others 

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UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

We offer a wide range of measures to include a more diverse workforce, such as paid parental leave, time off for breastfeeding purposes, and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

UNICEF does not hire candidates who are married to children (persons under 18). UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. UNICEF is committed to promoting the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station is required for IP positions and will be facilitated by UNICEF. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Should you be selected for a position with UNICEF, you either must be inoculated as required or receive a medical exemption from the relevant department of the UN. Otherwise, the selection will be canceled.

Remarks:

As per Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.

UNICEF’s active commitment to diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable diversity profiles are encouraged to apply.

Government employees who are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government positions before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason. 

UNICEF does not charge a processing fee at any stage of its recruitment, selection, and hiring processes (i.e., application stage, interview stage, validation stage, or appointment and training). UNICEF will not ask for applicants’ bank account information.

All UNICEF positions are advertised, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. An internal candidate performing at the level of the post in the relevant functional area, or an internal/external candidate in the corresponding Talent Group, may be selected, if suitable for the post, without assessment of other candidates.

Additional information about working for UNICEF can be found here.

Advertised: 25 Jun 2024 Pacific SA Standard Time
Deadline: 09 Jul 2024 Pacific SA Standard Time

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