To provide social media and web site-related communications support to the Serbia Creates Platform.
To ensure results oriented, effective, efficient and accountable implementation of the project communication activities.
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Good governance has 8 major characteristics: participatory, consensus oriented, accountable, transparent, responsive, effective and efficient, equitable and inclusive and follows the rule of law. UNDP’s programming in this area contributes to Goal 16 of the Agenda 2030, providing support to governments to integrate the SDGs into their national development plans and policies. Within this broad context, UNDP’s specific niche lies in supporting institutions for engaging in open practices, embracing data-driven decision making and higher civic engagement as means to transform governance. In our work across the globe, we see more and more people, particularly young women and men, push the boundaries of citizen engagement and work towards a future they want. We see the emergence of new infrastructures of social innovators, entrepreneurs and civil society and dramatic shifts in the development landscape, accelerated by new technologies and new finance models. Innovation for development is about identifying more effective solutions that add value for the people affected by development challenges – people and their governments, our users and clients. And we firmly believe that achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires deliberate, calculated investments in testing new ways of triggering change. Technology is often a powerful enabler and vessel for innovation. But technology does not equal innovation per se. The key aspect is the value added and measurable progress to bring about real improvements in peoples’ lives.
In 2017, the Prime Minister’s Cabinet commissioned a study in cooperation with the World Bank to determine the benefits of the creative industries to the local economy and society. Findings demonstrated several potentials such as small businesses & entrepreneur growth, a skilled workforce, export potentials, boost of tourism and soft power, cultural diplomacy etc.
As a result of this process, the Cabinet determined to focus on creating an enabling environment for creative industry growth. In light of the above, the Government determined to create an initiative within the Prime Minister’s Cabinet, to drive sector development. Serbia Creates - a campaign designed to make Serbia known for its creativity, innovation, inventiveness and ingenuity. At the campaign’s heart lies the goal of influencing and fundamentally altering Serbia’s international reputation towards a more modern, digital, collaborative, creative – and realistic – brand communication.
The selected candidate shall work directly with the Team for Creative Industries within the Prime Minister’s Cabinet and shall report to the Technical Advisor – Creative Industries and Tourism.
For more information on governance related initiatives UNDP is supporting, please visit: http://www.rs.undp.org/content/serbia/en/home/operations/projects/overview.html
Duties and Responsibilities
The Communications Assistant - Digital Media will undertake the following tasks:
Performance Indicators for evaluation of results
- To capture and convey communication message through short text;
- To write concise and engaging content for digital media;
- To create interesting visuals to complement the written content or serve as teasers for textual content;
- To adapt content to multiple digital platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, web site) and audiences;
Required Skills and Experience
Important applicant information
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