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JOB: P2 position at UNICEF Youth Section, Division of Communication, NY

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From: Gerrit Beger =
Date: August 18, 2009 3:04:32 PM EDT
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Subject: =
2 position at UNICEF Youth Section, Division of Communication, NY

Hi, all – Hope this finds you wel=
l. There is one mistake in the JD. The job is not dealing with any productio=
n of publications. Otherwise, thought it may be of interest to you… Please=
feel free to apply OR in other cases kindly pass it on through your network=
s. Closing date is 8 September. G

rrit Beger
Chief, Youth Section
Division of Communication

3 UN Plaza
New York, NY, 10016
Tel: +1 212 326 7116
Cell: +1 9=
17 605 1714


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Post Title: Communication
Division of
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Budget Level: P-2*
Region: Headquarters New York Position No.: (21643)

Duty Station: New York Closing Date for


8 September 2009

VN. No.: VN-09-492 HR Officer: External Relations,

Purpose: As part of the Youth Section headed by=
the Chief, the communication officer is responsible
for =
the development and maintenance internal relationships with programme units,=
as well
as external partners to promote a more effective =
community engagement strategy for
various Youth Section in=
Generic Job Description: Generic JD does=
not apply to this position
Minimum Requirements:
=F4=80=81=BA Degree from a university or an institution of equ=
ivalent status with a preferable field
of study in commun=
ication, fine arts, journalism or related discipline. Advanced

university degree preferred.

=F4=80=81=BA Two years of rec=
ent related professional experience is a requirement.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Experience in networking and coordination of initiatives; Experienc=
e working with
youth and civic engagement.

Must possess organizational abilities, including that of schedul=
ing considerable

volume of work and determining priorities=
of several publications being produced
=F4=80=81=BA Knowledge of computer systems, internet navigation and=
various office applications.
Sound knowledge and keen int=
erest in social media as the section=E2=80=99s work has a
strong focus on virtual engagement of children and young people in issues cl=
ose to
UNICEF=E2=80=99s mandate.
Perfect command of English; working knowledge of French or Spanish des=
Remarks: * Project staff and external candida=
tes selected for core posts will remain on fixed-term
Applications wi=
ll be considered only if accompanied by an updated CV and P11 form, as well
as the two most recent P=
ERs/Evaluations. Regret letters will only be sent to shortlisted

UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its=
mandate and its staff. Well qualified
candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to ap=
Vacancy Status: Advertised
The UNICEF Intranet is intended for the exc=
lusive use of UNICEF staff.
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