Baru Communications Officer

Date Posted: 4 hari yang lalu
Salary:
Jakarta

Job Description

Organizational context

This National UN Volunteer assignment is with UNICEF Indonesia.

Initial contract for 12 months, with the possibility of extension.

UNICEF’s work is based on equity. It works to realize the rights for children – especially for the most deprived and excluded – as enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and articulated in Indonesia's National Medium-Term Development Plan. We support the Government to put children first and invest in children’s survival, development and protection. We assist our partners to monitor and measure progress against these rights via the child-focused Sustainable Development Goals, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable children. Our programme interventions are rights-based, cut across different sectors, respond to the specific needs of girls and boys and address the vulnerabilities and strengths of children in their first and second decades of life. UNICEF has a strong on-the-ground presence in Indonesia, with seven regional and sub-regional offices. These are primarily in areas with the greatest disparities and service gaps. They complement our high-level policy and programme advice with practical support for planning, financing and service delivery, especially to advocate for quality, equity and sustainability. This UNV position will support UNICEF's communication section with the production of high quality, engaging audio visual and written content, as well as support for media events and initiatives.

Task description

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Communications Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communications Officer will:

  • In-house production and editing of high quality audio visual content for use on social media, in coordination with the Communications team and Programme Specialists. This will include but is not limited to videos, audio, photos, instastories, infographs, live coverage, photo stories, animation, campaigns, graphic design etc.
  • Coordinating and editing audiovisual content based on existing materials, such as edited videos, photo packages/stories, social media posts, presentation decks.
  • Providing photography and or video documentation of events relevant for social media and as required.
  • Supporting the Media Specialist in media outreach and engagement, including liaising with journlists, supporting the production of press releases, media advisories and media packs.
  • Researching and writing human interest stories in Bahasa Indonesia, and translation of existing human interest stories in Bahasa Indonesia.
  • Monitoring field programme activity, through regular liaison with field office colleagues, to identify new story angles. Working with the Communications team (especially the English language storyteller) to develop these stories in the most appropriate format.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Results/expected outputs:
As an active UNICEF team member, efficient, timely, responsive, client-friendly and high-quality support rendered to UNICEF Indonesia and its beneficiaries in the accomplishment of her/his functions, including:

  • In-house production and editing of high quality audio visual content.
  • Coordinating and editing audiovisual content based on existing materials.
  • Photographic and or video documentation of events.
  • Supporting the Media Specialist in media outreach and engagement.
  • Researching and writing human interest stories in Bahasa Indonesia, and translation of existing human interest stories in Bahasa Indonesia.
  • Monitoring field programme activity, through regular liaison with field office colleagues, to identify new story angles.
This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Indonesia and legal residents with a residency permit, are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 2-Nov-2021

Education

Bachelor degree or equivalent in • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.

Experience, Skills, Expertise

At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in digital content production.

  • Experience in video production, video editing and photography. • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; Fluency in spoken and written Bahasa Indonesia, and working knowledge of English is essential. • Background/familiarity with development and human rights issues is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in child rights issues, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
UN Volunteer Conditions of Service

The position will be based in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, where basic living needs, including accommodation, banking facilities, medical facilities and telecommunications/internet services are readily available. All staple foods can be found in the markets, e.g.: rice, meat, vegetables, fruit, cooking oil, salt, etc.

As this is a national UN Volunteer assignment, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for arranging his/her own housing and other living essentials.

National UN Volunteer Specialist receives approximately IDR 8,237,403.08 as Monthly Living Allowance.

Provided with assignment travel cost and entry lumpsum if applicable.

Enrolled in health, life, disability insurance.

Applicable dependents (primary family unit, up to 3) are eligible for health insurance.

Entitled to annual leave, 2.5 days per month.

Provided with exit lumpsum to support transition at the end of assignment.

For more information about UNV Conditions of Service and Entitlements, please refer to the following:

https://www.unv.org/become-volunteer/volunteer-your-country

https://www.unv.org/sites/default/files/unvpf/UNVcos2021%20Complete%20hi-res-final_compressed_30.08.2021.pdf

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    5241d4a458ba9c78
  • Location
    Jakarta
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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