Post Number : IIEP/PA/106
Grade : P-1
Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: Paris
Job Family: Education
Type of contract : Project Appointment
Duration of contract : [[DurationContract with possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance]]
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 27-JUL-2020
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
As the only specialized organization with the mandate to support educational policy, planning and management, the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) plays a unique role within the United Nations system. IIEP was established in 1963 as an integral part of UNESCO. It supports ministries of education around the world and other key actors to plan and manage education systems through its programmes of training, technical assistance, policy research and knowledge sharing. IIEP also includes the IIEP Pole de Dakar and Buenos Aires Offices.
This position is located in the Information Services Unit of the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) in Paris and reports to the Information Services Team Leader.
Under the supervision of the Team leader and in close collaboration with the Web Manager, the incumbent is responsible for IIEP core social media accounts (Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook) and mass mailing campaigns. The incumbent contributes to designing, updating and implementing IIEP social media strategy with a view to strengthen IIEP presence on social media and build strong communities of concern. The incumbent also contributes to maintaining, updating and improving IIEP websites, in coordination with the Web Manager.
The incumbent will work in a collaborative team environment to achieve the following objectives:
1. Social Media Management
3. Content Development & Dissemination
4.Organization of Events
Skills and Competencies
• Excellent knowledge of Drupal, WordPress or similar content management system and in mounting digital campaigns.
• Excellent knowledge of the social media landscape, including trends in new tools and platforms.
• Very good multimedia production and web designs skills, and use of tools such as Adobe Suite. Proven ability to develop and manage web and social media content.
• Good writing skills; ability to write and edit social media posts without supervision.
• Capacity to organize and manage online events (webinars, live streams, etc.).
• Good knowledge of mass mailing campaigns and tools (including Campaign Monitor); experience designing and managing databases.
• Innovation and ability to adapt to new technologies.
• Teamwork and strong interpersonal skills.
Evaluation of qualified applicants may include a written assessment exercise followed by a competency-based interview.
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