Communications Analyst

Position: Communications Analyst

Employer: Cuso International

Location: Nigeria

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: January 31, 2019

Full Description

Brief Description:

City Nigeria

Start Date Jan - Mar 2019 (flexible)

Length of Placement 12 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only

The Volunteer’s Role

The Communication Advisor will support development, management of information and communication models already established in UNFPA and will work to raise the profile of UNFPA and the VOICE program in Nigeria.

We are trying to match the perfect volunteer to the perfect experience so our start dates can be flexible. It would just depend on the partner organization’s needs.

As a volunteer, you will:

-Support/contribute to development of information and communication materials

-Support/contribute to capacity building for UNFPA partners on communication management

-Support/ contribute to regular updates on website and social media platforms

Essential Academic Qualifications:

- Degree in relevant area (Marketing, Communication) or equivalent qualification in related area

Essential Professional Background:

- Knowledge of information and communications management

- Experience in developing project profiles

- Experience in developing training materials

Support Package

- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

- Accommodation while in placement

- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)

- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

- Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

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