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Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of
the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against
women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of
equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of
development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
Placing women's rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads
and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments
on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action
throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in
support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective
partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
The Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnership Bureau lead the work to develop and implement UN Women’s strategy for interaction with external partners, including for advocacy, communications and for mobilization of support both in terms of political will and financial resources, using effective partnerships with multi-lateral organizations. The staff work together in close collaboration with civil society, the media, private sector and the rest of UN Women.
The Communications & Advocacy Section, within the Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships Bureau, is responsible for proactively driving the strategic positioning of UN Women through effective communications and advocacy. Under the supervision of and guidance by the Chief of Communications & Advocacy, the Communications Analyst will inform and support the planning of public events at UN Women HQ, delivering protocol and branding support to the respective sections planning the public events. S/he will also, in close collaboration with other sections, develop and coordinate a systematic approach to establishing and maintaining a contact database to support event planning, outreach and knowledge sharing. In addition, s/he will oversee distribution of UN Women communications materials to regional and field offices to support knowledge sharing and increase outreach.
Duties and Responsibilities
the guidance of the Chief of Communications & Advocacy, the
Communications Analyst will support the organization of UN Women public
events and ensure proper protocol and branding thereof through guidance
and acting as liaison to the UN Secretariat and other mobilizers in
event management. The Communications Analyst will also develop criteria
and coordinate with the Information Technology Section the creation of a
robust contacts database for UN Women to support the organization in
public event planning, distribution of publications and knowledge
Summary of Key Functions:
This position will impact brand consistency of UN Women and heighten visibility for the organization by ensuring proper protocols at public events and increasing outreach to relevant stakeholders. The position will also bring an efficiency gain to the organization by streamlining the organization of public events as well as outreach and providing guidance to sections across UN Women Headquarters.
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Required Skills and Experience
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.