Job Opening

Posting Title: Right to Development and Environment Communications Consultant
Department/Office: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 08 February 2021 - 14 February 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights-149560-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Sorry, this job opening is no longer available.

Result of Service

The consultant will strengthen OHCHR's communications products on the human right to development and the human right to a healthy environment.

Work Location

Home based

Expected duration

10 months from 1 March 2021 until 31 December 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Review OHCHR’s existing and newly produced public content related to the right to development and related areas and propose ideas for transforming key elements of this content into short, visually appealing and broadly accessible content. Specific actions should include:
a. Layout and design of OHCHR reports, key messages and externally facing documents related to the right to development and environment and human rights in short, visually appealing and accessible formats.
b. Developing compelling content, including infographics, social media cards and other communications materials related to the right to development.
2. Coordinate with OHCHR’s Communications Section, regional and field presences, and other partners to support enhanced communications products and strategies and greater internal coordination related to the right to development, the human right to a healthy environment and related areas.
3. Develop and support the implementation of a communications plan for the distribution and promotion of products of the consultancy.
4. Develop templates for a variety of products, including electronic newsletters, pamphlets, social media cards and one-pagers for OHCHR’s advocacy related to the right to development and environment and human rights.
5. Contribute to the development of a strategy for maximizing OHCHR’s impact in international development and environmental processes in the context of key negotiations scheduled in 2021 taking into consideration continuing limitations related to COVID-19.
6. Contribute to collaborative communications efforts with UN and civil society partners and in support of internal and external processes including the Working Group on Sustainable Environmental Management, the UN Environmental Management Group, and the Secretary-General’s Call to Action for Human Rights.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: An advanced degree in communications, development, environmental studies, human rights and/or related area is required.
Experience: At least five years of professional experience working in communications is required - background in communications related to the field of development or environment would be an advantage. Work experience in a multilateral environment, and in editing and precise writing experience would be assets. Experience in development of infographics and in adapting thematically specialized text and visual products for consumption by the general public is desirable. Experience in developing outreach plans for distribution of communications products as well as in developing and running social media promotions and/or campaigns is also desirable.
Language: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

Sorry, this job opening is no longer available.
Home | Privacy notice | Site map | Fraud alert | Contact Us
Copyright 2021 United Nations. All rights reserved