Communication and Information Officer Job at UNESCO

Website United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

The UNESCO has published a job vacancy announcement on May 07, 2022 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Communication and Information Officer to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Recruiter United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
Position Communication and Information Officer
Location Harare, Zimbabwe
Country Zimbabwe
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced University degree
Experience Required Minimum Two years
Application Deadline May 13, 2022

UNESCO Job Vacancy 2022


Digital Communications And Visibility:

  • Coordinate the production of communication and promotional materials including posters, banners and other branded materials;
  • Manage UNESCO ROSA digital platforms for effective communications and visibility.
  • Support/coordinate UNESCO ROSA’s participation in UNCT communication events, including preparation of materials for exhibitions etc.
  • Represent UNESCO ROSA and participate in the UN Communication Group (UNCG).
  • Manage and maintain UNESCO ROSA website and social media accounts;
  • Edit all newsflashes, website content, annual reports, speeches for the Regional Director etc. before they are posted on digital or legacy platforms;
  • Produce Quarterly Online Newsletters for the Office; and
  • Coordinate the production of the Office Annual Reports and strategic documents such as the Regional Support Strategy, Resource Mobilisation Strategy etc.

Position in Organization:

  • Parent Sector: Field Office
  • Duty Station: Harare
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  • Standard Duration of Assignement: [[filter13]]
  • Job Family: Communication and Information
  • Type of contract: Non Staff
  • Level: Level 4
  • Duration of contract: 1 year
  • Recruitment open to: Internal and external candidates
  • Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time): 13 May 2022


  • Advanced University degree in communication, journalism, graphic designing, international relations or related field.
  • At least 2 years of work experience in Communication and Information management, graphic design, journalism or related area.Communication through excellent verbal, written English, and interpersonal skills; effectively conveys and shares information and ideas internally and externally, clarifying understanding and taking into consideration different viewpoints; awareness of personal biases and takes consideration of gender and diversity mainstreaming in communication.
  • Knowledge and experience in Digital content Management Systems (CMS), Social Media platforms and Web Metrics.
  • Knowledge and experience in photography and video editing
  • Good time management and organizational skills Teamwork: works effectively with and supports colleagues, fostering inter-sectoral collaboration and a positive and collaborative environment
  • Innovation: demonstrates initiative and creativity, developing new ideas and approaches and taking initiatives, when required.
  • Results focus by assuming accountability for the delivery of agreed results; and demonstrates an understanding of how they contribute to the goals of the Organization.
  • Knowledge of Spoken and written French or any other UN language
  • Credibility and confidence, with high-level representational and partnership building skills, involving a wide range of partners (including relevant ministries, donors, the private sector and civil society actors)

How to Apply UNESCO Communication and Information Officer Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: May 13, 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.