Editorial Associate, Media and Communications Branch, Division for Communications and Strategic Partnerships

Level: G-6
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 30 August 2018 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: New York, USA
Job ID: 17625

The Editorial Associate will assist in the development, production and of print and digital editions of the UNFPA Annual Report and the flagship UNFPA State of World Population report, serve as secretariat to the interdivisional UNFPA Publishing Group, administer contracts and budgets, support the development and maintenance of a photo library and serve as photo researcher and editor.

Required Competencies

Core Competencies

  • Commitment to UNFPA's Values and Guiding Principles;
  • Developing People/fostering innovation and empowerment/performance management;
  • Team work/communication/self-management;
  • Strategic thinking/results orientation and commitment to excellence/decision making;
  • Knowledge sharing and continuous learning

Functional Competencies

  • Providing logistical support
  • Managing data
  • Managing documents, correspondence and reports
  • Managing information and work flow
  • Planning, organizing and multitasking
  • Support financial data analysis

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of secondary education.  Bachelor's degree in communications, print or digital  journalism, marketing, advertising, publishing, or other relevant field is an asset;
  • Editorial project management experience;
  • Experience using website content-management systems helpful;
  • 6 years of experience in publications production or in a relevant communications field;
  • Experience with administering budgets and contracts;
  • Experience in using Adobe Creative Suite desirable;
  • Fluency and excellent command of English needed to undertake assignment.

 

 

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Fertility rate
1.9
Maternal Mortality Ratio
14
Contraceptives prevalence rate
74
Population aged 10-24
20%