NATIONAL POST: Communications Associate, Jordan

Level: G-7
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 15 October 2017 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: Amman, Jordan
Job ID: 12293

Job Summary

Organizational Location

The Communications Associate Post located in UNFPA Jordan Country Office (CO) and reports directly to the Communication Analyst.  Under the overall guidance of Representative and direct supervision of Communication Analyst.

Job Purpose

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Communication Analyst , the Communication Associate supports the formulation and implementation of the communications and advocacy strategies to increase the understanding and awareness of UNFPA and its mandate, with partners, the media and the public. He / She supports efforts invested in improving the internal communication within the organization itself. The Communications Associate promotes a client-oriented approach in UNFPA.

Education: 

Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree desirable in Communication, Media andJournalism, Information, Public Relations, international relations and other relevant fields  

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Seven years of relevant experience in communications programme/ campaigning.
  • Experience with the UN or/and international organizations is an asset.
  • Experience in social media, marketing, website management, graphic design and journalism is an asset
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems as well as web based management systems.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in Oral and Written English and Arabic is required.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Jordan
Population : 9.7 mil
Fertility rate
3.3
Maternal Mortality Ratio
58
Contraceptives prevalence rate
62
Population aged 10-24
30%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 83%
Girls 88%