We are looking for Communication Officer, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
A Bachelor's Degree in communications, journalism, public relations, international relations, social sciences, development studies or related field;
At least two years of work experience in advocacy, communication, media or related activities such as blogging, community development and management;
Exposure to, or demonstrated interest in, volunteerism and sustainable development would be a definite advantage;
Strong spoken and written English skills is essentialÍ¾ Sinhala and/or Tamil would be an advantage.
Proactive attitude with capacity to propose new initiatives and think “outside the box”;
Lead the implementation of the UNV Sri Lanka Communication and Advocacy Strategies to-wards strengthening the presence of UNV Sri Lanka both online and offline;
Coordinate the implementation and strategic development of the communication and advocacy activities to raise awareness on SDGs and in particular DRR and climate change adaptation;
Support the collection of volunteer stories with particular focus on DRR;
Lead the social media coverage of project activities (e.g. University Challenge, Hackathon);
Develop partnerships and network with journalists, bloggers, local media, service providers, local innovators, private sector, youth-led and volunteer-involving organizations ;
Prepare written content for communication and knowledge products ensuring high editorial qual-ity;
Identify and assist the production of new communications vehicles for UNV Sri Lanka, including videos and stories of UN Volunteers;
Support the work of the United Nations Communications Group (UNCG) in Sri Lanka;
As the UN's global development network, UNDP is at the forefront of today's development dialogue in championing the poor and disadvantaged. Its focus is on providing developing countries with knowledge-based consulting services and building national, regional and global coalitions for change. With a strong history of inclusion and consensus-building, UNDP has earned the trust and partnership of leaders across the developing world.