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About UNICEF: Employment

Consultancy assignment: Communication Consultant, DOC, New York

If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.


UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a consultancy Communication Consultant, DOC, New York.

For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.


• Advanced university degree in communication, journalism, international affairs, or other development-related field. 
• At least five years of work experience in writing and editing of stories, articles, briefs and other communication materials, including those for websites and web-based platforms.
• Demonstrated experience in communicating complex development issues to multiple audiences, and the ability to interpret technical and research data in a concise and engaging manner.
• Understanding of and experience with international development issues. Good understanding of UNICEF’s work and/or background in basic education and gender equality is highly desirable.
• Excellent analytical, writing and editing skills.
• Strong computer literacy and ability to learn quickly new applications and platforms. Experience with social networking and online collaboration platforms.
• Excellent command of written and spoken English. Working knowledge of another UN language, preferably French or Spanish, is desirable.
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a multi-cultural environment and with multiple stakeholders.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and work under tight deadlines.


How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are requested to email a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae in English AND a duly completed United Nations Personal History form (available at www.unicef.org/employ) to Nadia Sariahmed at nsariahmed@unicef.org. Please also indicate your ability, availability and daily/monthly rate to undertake the consultancy.  Applications submitted without a rate will not be considered.

Applications should be received by 31 March 2014. Only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.
Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.

In the selection of its staff, UNICEF is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities: well qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.





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