Post Number : DPI-081
Grade : P-1 / P-2
Parent Sector : Division of Public Information (DPI)
Duty Station: Paris
Job Family: Public Information
Type of contract : Fixed Term
Duration of contract : 2 years
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 07-JUN-2021
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
Under the authority of the Director of the Division of Public Information (DPI) and the direct supervision of the Head of Press Unit, and with the guidance from more senior peers, the incumbent identifies and proposes information opportunities and activities, and compiles, prepares and/or edits initial drafts of information material in a working language of the Organization, aimed at the communication and awareness raising about UNESCO activities and events. He/she contributes to the planning, coordination and assessment of UNESCO campaigns and engagement events.
1. Identifying, drafting and/or editing content for the communication of UNESCO activities for the press, UNESCO partners and platforms:
2. Contribute to the management of UNESCO Social Media accounts:
3. Quality control of the French language information material (subject to Editorial Coordinator’s review):
Skills and Competencies
UNESCO’s salaries consist of a basic salary and other benefits which may include if applicable: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, medical insurance, pension plan etc.
For more information in benefits and entitlements, please consult ICSC website.
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.
The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview.
UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates.
Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.
UNESCO applies a zero tolerance policy against all forms of harassment.
UNESCO is committed to achieve and sustain gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities, as well as nationals from non-and under-represented Member States (last update here) are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.