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Job Opportunity at UNICEF : Digital Specialist – Social Media


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 consultant to work in the Social Media team, responsible for creating and crafting compelling digital content which engages audiences in a dynamic, interactive and meaningful way and sparks conversations around issues related to UNICEF’s mandate.

For more information, see the attached TERMS OF REFERENCE.

Minimum requirements and competencies:

  • Experience in implementing social media strategies for non-profit organizations and/or private sector companies and tracking their success and analysing results is essential.
    4+ years experience working on social media, digital marketing or editorial for an NGO, global company or publishing outlet.

  • Proven skills in networking, strategic thinking, advocacy, negotiation and copy editing.
    Strong writing and communication skills and the aptitude to handle competing messages and priorities with multiple audiences, including experience in writing for the web.

  • Experience in developing and implementing social media or digital marketing strategies.
    Proven ability to write flawless copy on tight deadlines.

  • Proven copy editing skills.

  • Adept at using a wide range of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Pinterest.

  • Experience of blogging and knowledge of best practices.

  • Knowledge of social media monitoring technology and can use social media measurement and listening tools such as Radian6, Gorkana, Social Bakers, Crowdbooster.

  • Experience in reporting on quantitative and qualitative analytics.

  • Proven ability to present and communicate new projects to a varied audience.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities within specified timeframes.

  • Proven skills in communication, networking, strategic thinking, advocacy, negotiation, and ability to relate to a young audience.

  • Strong awareness of social media communication behaviours in developing regions/countries.

  • Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas as well as transfer knowledge and skills.

  • Project management experience/qualifications a plus. Experience of working with agencies also desirable.

  • Understanding of digital fundraising strategies a plus.

  • Experience of capacity building and training a plus.

  • Awareness of best practices in user experience and design.

  • Experience in working for the UN, UNICEF or with International NGOs or global organisations a plus.
    High command of English. Other languages such as Spanish, French and Arabic are a plus.

  • Bachelor Degree, ideally in social science, international affairs, marketing or communication. Masters preferred but not essential.

How to Apply:

Applications should be sent to: by 26 August 2015. When sending to this mailbox, please ensure that the position you are applying for, ‘Digital Specialist – Social Media’, is quoted on the subject line. Applicants MUST submit their resume along with a signed and dated (not typed) UNICEF P-11. Please send details of the daily fee/rate (in USD) you are willing to accept for the performance of this job. Please state whether negotiable or non-negotiable. To download P11:

Source : Unicef