National Post - Communications Associate, Managua, Nicaragua G-6

Level: G-6
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 16 April 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Managua, Nicaragua
Job ID: 22226

Job Purpose

The Communication Associate substantively contributes to the development and implementation of the Country Office communication strategy.

The Communication Associate applies established systems and procedures and assists in the documentation of substantive knowledge by compiling, synthesizing and analyzing information relevant to population dynamics, reproductive health and gender issues in the context of the national advocacy/communication efforts. S/he is instrumental in facilitating communication programme activities, using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems and ensuring compliance with established procedures. 

Education: 

Bachelor degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or relevant field is required.

Knowledge and Experience:

At least 5 years of professional experience at national and international level in Communications, or advocacy including media relations.

Experience in the use of social media.

Outstanding oral and written communications and editing skills

Proven ability to meet tight deadlines.

Experience working in development agency is an asset.

Experience in media relations is an asset.

At least five years with sexual and reproductive health, Comprehensive Sexuality Education and gender issues.

Experience in using media equipment, photography and software related to audiovisual and/or graphic design will be an asset.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Nicaragua
Population : 6.4 mil
Fertility rate
2.1
Maternal Mortality Ratio
150
Contraceptives prevalence rate
80
Population aged 10-24
28%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 45%
Girls 53%