Consultant - Communication Wisdom, Bangkok, Thailand

Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Thailand

City: Bangkok, Thailand

Office: UNICEF East Asia and Pacific, Bangkok

Closing date: Thursday, 20 May 2021

Consultant - Communication Wisdom UNICEF 75th, UNICEF EAPRO, Bangkok

Job no: 540457

Position type: Consultancy

Location: Thailand Division/Equivalent: Bangkok (EAPRO), Thailand

School/Unit: Thailand

Department/Office: Bangkok, Thailand

Categories: Communication / External Relations

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfil their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, hope

UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office works to ensure the rights of all children in Thailand. This means the rights of every child living in this country, irrespective of their nationality, gender, religion or ethnicity, to:

survival - to basic healthcare, peace and security;
development - to a good education, a loving home and adequate nutrition;
protection - from abuse, neglect, trafficking, child labour and other forms of exploitation; and

participation - to express opinions, be listened to and take part in making any decisions that affect them

How can you make a difference?

The Communication Section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking a consultant to oversee content creation for UNICEF@75 and the Regional Reimagine Campaign and to provide advisory support to the digital communication officer and the UNV digital assistant on the regional external channels (website and social media).

Work Assignment:

Under the supervision of the EAP Regional Communication Chief, the consultant will undertake the following activities: Content creation: Oversee the creation of content for UNICEF’s 75th anniversary and the regional reimagine campaign.

Advisory role to the digital communication officer and the UNV: Provide oversite and troubleshooting to support delivery of a well-maintained regional website and social media channels.

End Product(s):

1. Timely implementation of projects under the Reimagine Campaign and UNICEF@75.

2. A well-maintained UNICEF website and social media channels.

Duration of Contract: The consultant will be required to work remotely one full day or two half days per week for a period of 6 months during May to November (27 weeks).

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

Advanced university degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations.

Strong and current knowledge of Communication.

Excellent skills for gathering, writing, and packaging critical information, including for digital platforms and presentations.

Understanding of writing for a general (public) audience is vital and experience of writing for an internal audience is an asset.

Familiarity with UNICEF style, quality, and brand guidelines.

General knowledge of the development and rights issues in UNICEF’s mandate and in East Asia and Pacific would be an asset.

Fluency in English and another UN language would be advantage.

Interested candidates are requested to submit CV or P-11, full contact information of minimum 3 references, availability, and proposed daily professional fee in USD

20 May 2021

FORM P11.doc

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People, and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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 also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. 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.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered "staff members" under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

UNICEF is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children.

Advertised: May 14 2021 SE Asia Standard Time Application close: May 20 2021 SE Asia Standard Time

Link to the organization’s job offer: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1621197130740