UNOPS Senior Communications Assistant, Quito, Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador
UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Quito, Ecuador, Ecuador
hace 1 día
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of Assignment

à ' Regularly monitor media and local situation regarding UNHCR

à ' Compile and distribute a daily news clipping service.

à ' Follow-up on administrative and logistical arrangements to organize press briefings and other events, such as workshop and conferences

à ' Develop a strategy for working with media outlets, including regular meetings with editors, workshops for journalists, communication alliances with media outlets, and regular media tours for UNHCR's key dates and events.

à ' Develop outreach strategies and communication partnerships with influencers and the private sector.

à ' Support interagency communication activities such as R4V, SART, Inclusive Cities, among others.

à ' Develop photographic coverage of the Representation's meetings and events.

à ' Perform other related duties as required.

Monitoring and Progress Controls

à ' News clipping services is distributed daily among staff.

à ' UNHCR is reflected regularly in local and national news.

à ' New alliances with media are signed.

à ' New communication alliances with influencers and private partners are signed.

à ' Journalists regularly attend UNHCRà 's workshops.

à ' UNHCR fulfills its communications obligations within inter-agency projects.

Qualifications and Experience

a. Education

à ' Bachelorà 's degree in Communication or Public Relations is required.

à ' Education / knowledge of fields related to Human Rights and Human Mobility will be an asset.

b. Work Experience

à ' At least three years of relevant experience in public / external relations, work with media outlets, development of communication campaigns.

à ' Experience working with Adobe programs (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere).

à ' Experience in fields related to human rights and human mobility will be an asset.

Position Competencies

c. Key Competencies

à ' Fluency in English and Spanish

à ' Excellent writing and communication skills

à ' Computer skills in Office and Adobe

à ' Photography and video editing

à ' Ability to work in a multi-cultural organization

Language Requirements

English is mandatory

Additional Information


A) English is mandatory.

B) Foreign candidates, to be considered eligible for this position, must have a temporary or permanent residence in Ecuador that allows them to carry out work activities in the country

C) If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please submit your application according the following instructions : External candidates :

Candidates who do NOT have access to the system MSRP must submit their application through UNHCR's official site for applications : - Careers à ' Vacancies à ' Ecuador à ' Snr Communications Assistant LICA 5 Quito.

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Candidates with access to the system MSRP

Your application can be submitted through :

MSRP à ' Self-Service à ' Recruiting à ' Careers à ' Ecuador à ' Snr Communications Assistant LICA 5 Quito.

For any technical issues encountered during the online application, please contact the Global Service Desk () prior to the deadline to allow enough time to resolve issues.

For any questions about the selection process, please contact Human Resources ().


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