The position is located in the UNISDR Regional Office for Arab States (RAOS) in Cairo. The incumbents reports to the Chief of the Regional office.
Under the direction and supervision of the Chief of the Regional Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in communication, journalism, international relations, public administration or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in resource mobilization, partnerships building, public information, communication, advocacy campaigns or related area is required. Experience in fundraising is required, preferably for a minimum of two years. Experience in social media is desirable. Experience in advocacy campaigns within the United Nations System is desirable, preferably for at least two years. Experience in managing the communication element of major international events/conferences is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required; knowledge of French is desirable; knowledge of Arabic is also desirable.