National Regular UN Volunteer

UNV Communications Assistant

11 December 2018

Istanbul, Turkey


Turkish nationals only are encouraged to apply for a 12-month role with UN Volunteers as Communications Assistant in UNFPA's Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office. Fluency in Turkish and English and a Bachelor's level degree are required. Applications are due 11 December 2018 at midnight, New York City time. 

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Communications Adviser, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the conceptualization and creation of communications materials such as infographics, videos, animations, and printed materials, to support UNFPA’s communications, advocacy, partnership and resource mobilization efforts;
  • Conduct research and compile data needed as evidence for campaigns and materials, and compile press clippings on a weekly basis;
  • Liaise with partners and service providers, including designers, videographers and printing houses, contribute to selection of private sector service providers and manage contracts with external providers;
  • Assist with contacting media outlets, partner organisations and donors, as required, and compile and maintain contact lists.
  • Support strengthened relationships and the management of existing donors by increasing and improving communications and reporting to existing donors
  • Undertake research on new funding opportunities and assist in the preparation of funding proposals for potential donors;
  • Strengthen knowledge management of resource mobilisation: collate information on government and private sector donors, support the maintenance of resource mobilisation resources including the development and maintainance of donor profiles.
  • Assist with updating the Regional Office’s online communication platforms, including social media, and the preparation of newsletters and situation briefs;
  • Contribute to the planning and organization of regional events;
  • Assist with maintaining partnership networks and regular exchange of information.

For further information, and to apply, click here.