Senior Comm/Public Information Assistant - 27110 Caracas Eligible Applicants
This is a vacancy notice for a Temporary Position in replacement capacity for 6 months.
This vacancy notice is addressed to Venezuelan nationals and foreigners residing in Venezuela with legal work permit.
Duties and Qualifications
Senior Communications/PI Assistant
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The Senior Communications Assistant is normally supervised by a Communication Officer or other position as decided by the senior management in the area of responsibility. The supervisor provides the incumbent with regular guidance. The incumbent will have frequent contacts involving the exchange of a wide range of information with colleagues within UNHCR as well as media, international organizations, academic institutions and private individuals.
All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which... includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.
Duties - Regularly monitor media and local situation regarding UNHCR. - Follow-up on administrative and logistical arrangements to organize press briefings and other events, such as workshop and conferences. - Contribute to the production of information materials for public awareness campaigns and for the preparation of in-house bulletins, newsletters and information kits by contributing to articles, reports and other information gathered from various sources. - Liaise with printers concerning brochures and publications published by the office. - Draft routine correspondence and texts for the office's website and maintain information databases. - Compile and distribute a daily news clipping service. - Distribute press statements and similar information to media, to other offices locally as well as to Headquarters. - Maintain up-to-date filing system and appointments diary. - Perform other related duties as required.
Years of Experience / Degree Level For G5 - 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
Field(s) of Education Not applicable. (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)
Certificates and/or Licenses International Relations; Journalism; Political Science; (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)
Relevant Job Experience Essential Some work experience relevant to the position. Communication and computer skills. Excellent drafting skills as well as translation and interpreting skills.
Desirable Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of position.
Language Requirements For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.
Core Competencies Accountability Communication Organizational Awareness Teamwork & Collaboration Commitment to Continuous Learning Client & Result Orientation
Managerial Competencies Not specified.
Cross-Functional Competencies Innovation and Creativity Technological Awareness Political Awareness
This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.
Proficiency in English and Spanish language is required.
Pre-selected candidates might be invited to sit in a written test. Only pre-selected candidates will receive a notification. Applications received out of the established deadline will not be considered.
UNHCR is committed to have a diverse workspace. All suitable candidates interested to apply, are invited to send their application regardless of gender, civil status, race, colour, ethnicity or nationality of origin, religious believes or sexual orientation.
The application to UNHCR positions is free of charges (application, interview, recruitment, training, etc.).
Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.
For any additional consultation regarding this vacancy please contact [email protected]
In case of any problem please contact UNHCR Venezuela Human Resources team at [email protected]
The closing date for this vacancy notice is the June 8, 2021. No applications will be considered after this date Caracas Capital District Venezuela
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