UN Communication Assistant – Digital Job Careers – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Communication Specialist
Grade: G5
About US:
The United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for
the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
Job Summary:  The Communication Assistant – Digital will
support all graphic design work for online/digital content and assist in the
production of social media assets for digital dissemination for all UNICEF programme
work including major humanitarian emergencies, campaigns and any other in-house
Through the
production of compelling content, the Communication Associate will contribute
to the engagement of individuals by reaching them through the channels they
In addition, the
Communication Assistant will support with technical, administrative and
operational  to plan, execute, monitor
and report on all social media assets produced and disseminated via all UNICEF
Uganda digital platforms.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Facilitate production of graphic designs, visual and audio concepts
    and materials
  • Support the production of social media assets for digital
  • Contribute to driving audience focused engagement
  • Provide administrative support to the planning, execution,
    monitoring and reporting of the UNICEF Uganda communication strategy and
    social media and graphic assets produced
  • Support the management of UNICEF Uganda digital platforms
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Communication
    Assistant – Digital job opportunity should hold have completed secondary
    education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses
    related in graphic designing, illustrations, mass communication,
    journalism, digital communication, multimedia communication and related
  • Five years of progressively responsible digital communication
    production work experience is required with experience working in various
    media formats: online, audio, video, photography and graphics and managing
    active digital and social media sites.
  • Practical professional work experience in graphic design and digital
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest digital production and editing
    software (especially for video editing, photo editing and graphic design),
  • Creative skills in the following industry tools (Avid Media
    Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools,
    Photoshop) to be able to produce a wide range of compelling social media
  • Practical professional work experience in interactive digital and
    social media.
  • Experience in digitizing and video streaming and creating graphics
    for the web and other multimedia services.
  • Basic video production and editing.
  • Fluency in English is required (reading/writing/speaking).
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in
    Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • Competencies:
    Analyzing, Learning and Researching, Planning and organizing and Following
    Instructions and Procedures.
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United
Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the
aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN
recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.
Deadline: 14th October 2019

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