Chief, Media and Communications Branch, Division for Communications and Strategic Partnership, New York, D-1

Level: D-1
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 31 January 2018 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: New York
Job ID: 13950



UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.




                              DRIVE A NEW GENERATION OF LEADERSHIP


● Do you have the experience and passion to lead the internal and external communication efforts of a dynamic, international, rights-based organisation?

●Can you provide advisory support to senior management on communications, media liaison and advocacy issues to sustain and increase public awareness of UNFPA’s work and brand? 

●Interested in maintaining and cultivating a broad range of strategic partnerships with UN agencies, NGOs, Government, public and private actors to increase UNFPA’s visibility externally?


If you have answered yes, UNFPA invites you to apply to for the position of:


                      Chief of Media and Communications Branch (D1)

Our Strategic Plan focuses on achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, and has three transformative results to be reached by 2030: end preventable maternal deaths, end the unmet need for family planning, and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. To help support our leadership team in delivering on the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development, UNFPA is seeking a dynamic leader, who as a catalyst for change, innovative communications and partnerships, will manage the Media and Communications Branch. The Chief, Media and Communications Branch, will lead and advise on global communications strategies, global brand management efforts, advocacy activities and partnerships, ensuring that UNFPA and its staff “speak with one voice”; ultimately supporting in making a positive difference in the lives of billions of people.



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