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Job opportunity at Unesco Paris : Associate Project Officer Social Media & Web

The Global Monitoring Report received a mandate to continue as the Global Education Monitoring Report (GEMR) is seeking to recruit a Associate Project Officer (Social Media & Web), to join the team in early January 2016.


Under the authority of the Communications and Advocacy Specialist on the GEMR team, s/he will

  • Maintain and update content of the website, including new web and multimedia projects, and uploading blogs onto WordPress.
  • Contribute to the conception and implementation of creative social media campaigns.
  • Promote the GEMR’s presence in social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter and other similar community sites.
  • Contribute to identifying and reaching out to new audiences through the website and social media to expand the Report readership, its related outreach material and digital and audiovisual products.
  • Monitor benchmarks for measuring the impact of the GEMR on web and social media. Analyze, review, and report on the effectiveness of web and social media strategies and campaigns.
  • Keep up-to-date with trends in social media tools, technologies and applications.
  • Work in collaboration with UNESCO’s internal web and social media services and external online communications groups in order to improve the outreach of the GEMR.



  • Advanced university degree (preferably Masters) in the fields of information technology and management, communication, journalism or other related discipline or equivalent professional qualifications.


  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in web and social media.


  • Advanced knowledge of social media and internet, including Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and web analytic technologies.
  • Ability to work with web Contents Management Systems including front-end development of Drupal or similar CMS. Solid knowledge of Web technologies and languages such as HTML, CSS, etc.
  • Strong writing and editorial skills.
  • Knowledge about international education and sustainable development.
  • Ability to work effectively and maintain professional working relations in a multi-cultural team environment.
  • Ability to conceptualise and create basic infographics to support key messages on social media.
  • Knowledge of Adobe photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Ability to keep deadlines and work under pressure.


  • Excellent knowledge of English.

Deadline (midnight, Paris time): 1 September 2015

Application to be sent to: gmrpost@unesco.org

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