To support the Office of the Prime Minister in raising awareness and visibility of the Government projects.
The objective is to support the Office of the Prime Minister in the implementation of the overall communication strategy and communication goals of the Government.
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In 2018, the Prime Minister’s Cabinet, with the support of the Government’s Office for IT and e-Government, launched the new web site of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, with the aim to improve the overall communication of the Government towards the citizens of Serbia and different target groups.The Office goal is constant developing of media relations, building strong relations with journalists and opinion makers and informing the public on all issues of interest to citisenzs, internal and external publics.
In scope of the support to the government counterpart, UNDP will engage Communication Assistants to support the Cabinet of the Prime Minister to further develop and strengthen media relations, develop and implement communication projects and campaigns and to administer different social media platforms, in line with the overall communication strategy and goals. The selected candidates shall work directly with the Media and Communiocations Team of the Prime Minister.
Duties and Responsibilities
Measurable outputs of the work assignment
In coopration with the PR Cabinet of the Government, the Communication Assistants will:
Support the formulation and implementation of communications plans:
Support the formulation and implementation of communication projects and campaigns:
Coordinate and create content and administer social media platforms:
Performance Indicators for evaluation of results
Required Skills and Experience
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