Stop TB Partnership - Communications Assistant

Job categories Communications
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5114/16937
Level ICS-8
Department/office ECR, GVA, Stop TB
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-1
Duration Ongoing contract
Application period 07-Dec-2018 to 13-Jan-2019


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.


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UNOPS hosts the Stop TB Partnership (STBP) Secretariat as of 1 January 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland. The vision of the STP is to realize the goal of elimination of tuberculosis (TB) as a public health problem and, ultimately, to reach a TB-free world by ensuring that every person affected by the disease has access to effective diagnosis, treatment and cure; stopping transmission of TB; reducing the inequitable social and economic toll of TB; and developing and implementing new preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic tools and strategies. The STBP is uniquely positioned to support the development and further implementationof the current and future Global Plan, acting as a coordinator and catalyst for the range of partners engaged in the fight against TB.

The Stop TB Partnership’s Communications and Design Team carry out a diverse range of activities in a busy and time-restricted environment. Projects and campaigns are mostly digital and online basedwith a strong element of social media, traditional press engagement, event coordination and partner relations. The Communication and Design Team is  also involved in the creation of tools and style guides to support internal communications and to ensure a consistent external voice of the Partnership.

Under the shared supervision of the Communications Team and the in-house Designer, the Communications Assistant will act in a support role for a wide range of communications activities, quickly responding to a variety of ad-hoc day-to-day tasks while organizing her/himself across longer term projects. The incumbent will also be expected to support the team in regards to certain trends of contemporary digital marketing, most noteably in social media, and have a clear grip of cause and effect in regards to performance of online activities.

The role is based in Geneva, Switzerland, with need-based opportunity for travel.

The Communications Assistant is expected to undertake the following key function...

A Bachelor degree in any subject related to development, communication or he...

Two (2) years experience in a communications or public relations environment...

Proficiency in written and spoken English. Competency in other UN languages is c...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement (IICA) Contract lev...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
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