Communications Analyst job at The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) i

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Vacancy title:
Communications Analyst

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

Jobs at:

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) i

Deadline of this Job:
24 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, May 09, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

In the above context, UNDP wishes to engage the services of a Communications Associate who will assume the responsibility and accountability for the implementation of a Communication and Visibility Plan for the project. The Project Communications Analyst will form part of the Project Management team at the UNDP and will work in close collaboration with the Programme Communications and Partnership Analyst at UNDP, Programme Specialist, Energy & Climate Change, as well as liaise closely with relevant staff at UNDP CO and the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) in Dodoma.

Key Duties and Accountabilities
• Initiation and coordination of efforts to promote and communicate Energy Efficiency Plan objectives.
• Implement the communication plan ensuring audience engagement, creating brand recognition and media relations
• Promote the work of EU (European Union), Government, UNDP, and its partners on the Energy Efficiency Action Plan project in Tanzania across all partners; as well as managing internal communication.
• Fostering partnership between EU, Government, UNDP, and other stakeholders
• Identifying, documenting, and drafting of best practices and lessons learned
• Drafting content to display and demonstrate impact and good practices achieved by the project to promote energy efficiency etiquettes in Tanzania
• Preparation of press releases, media advisories, talking points, speeches, web content, articles, and general correspondence, among others.
• Overall media monitoring on UNDP related issues, including in creating an updated media and partners contact list
• Assisting various teams in the organization of key events and communication opportunities
• Such as major conferences, workshops, and reports including graphic designing of reports, and case studies.
• Research and monitor relevant websites and social media channels.
• As needed to feed content into the work of the communications team.
• Expected Demonstration of Competencies

• Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
• Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements
• Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
• Adapt with Agility : LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible
• Act with Determination :LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident
• Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
• Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination
• Cross-Functional & Technical competencies
• Communications Advocacy strategy and implementation Ability to create and implement advocacy strategies which lead to impactful change
• General (across the functions) Public relations Ability to build and maintain an overall positive public image for the organization, its mandate, and its brand, while ensuring that individual campaigns and other communications and advocacy initiatives are supported in reaching the public
• Communications Media Relations Ability to develop media relations across all aspects of media work including relationships with media and preparing media materials such as messages
• Communications Digital strategy Ability to plan the use of resources through digital channels to reach and engage target audiences effectively and to achieve particular objectives
• General (across the functions) Event planning and execution Ability to plan, manage and execute of public and private events to ensure that they support and amplify individual communications and advocacy initiatives, as well as UNDP's overall brand and mandate.
• Communications Writing and editing Ability to create and/or edit written content in different UN languages.
• Communications Web and social media analytics Ability to analyze and interpret data and statistics to measure web and social media performance

• Education
• A Master’s Degree in social sciences, communication, journalism, public relations, political science, mass communication is required
• OR
• Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, communication, journalism, public relations, political science, mass communication or any other related with additional 2 years of relevant experience will be given due consideration in lieu of Master’s Degree.
• Experience, Knowledge, and Skills
• Minimum 1 year (Masters) is desirable or 3 years (Bachelor’s Degree) of relevant experience at the national level in delivering communication services to promote the activities of international organizations is required.
• Computer literate in standard software applications, e.g., Microsoft Offices, Web Browsers, etc.
• Ability to use social media applications, e.g., Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Canva, Hootsuite
• Capable of working in a high-pressure environment with sharp deadlines, managing many tasks simultaneously.
• Experience in conceptualizing and managing the production of printed materials, including detailed reports
• Ability to effectively plan and coordinate activities.
• Knowledge of standard software packages, including MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, etc.; (Experience using Adobe Suite for design purposes, specifically Photoshop and InDesign, in addition to other Adobe applications is an added advantage)
• Knowledge of using the following Apps/application will be an advantage – Canva, Hootsuite, Trello board, Campaign Monitor
• Excellent graphic design skills
• Proficiency in English and Kiswahili is required.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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