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Coordinator, Communications, FP2030 Employment Opportunity
United Nations Foundation (UN FOUNDATION)
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Position Overview

Family Planning 2030 (FP2030, formerly FP2020) is a global partnership to empower women and girls by investing in rights-based family planning. FP2030 is working towards a future where women and girls everywhere have the freedom and ability to lead healthy lives, make their own informed decisions about using contraception and having children, and participate as equals in society and its development. Founded at the London Family Planning Summit in 2012, the FP2030 platform is resilient, inclusive, and effective. It enables greater collaboration across the sector, accelerating the use of voluntary family planning under the guiding principles of rights, quality, equity, and voluntarism.

The FP2030 Secretariat is hosted by the United Nations Foundation. The Coordinator, Communications, FP2030 is responsible for providing administrative/logistical and programmatic support to the Communications team.

The Coordinator, Communications, FP2030 is supervised by the Director, Communications, FP2030, and works closely with colleagues.

Essential Functions

Support to the Communications Team:

  • Support collaboration and coordination within the communications team (weekly check ins, weekly updates, and other team coordination tools) and across the Secretariat
  • Support Senior Manager and Manager with project management: maintain project timelines and deliverables, communicate with internal colleagues and vendors. Update project management tools on Salesforce and SmartSheet
  • Assist with the annual progress report, providing support to the Senior Content Manager for progress report logistics, timelines and launch activities
  • Support the Communications Director in managing the FP2030 social media account
  • Assisting with developing audience-focused social media strategy, posting daily content and creating social media toolkits for partners during key moments in collaboration with the Communications Manager (e.g. international days, Women Deliver, launch of the progress report) to increase FP2030’s digital presence
  • Work with colleagues and outside vendors/contractors to advance FP2030 social media activity and increase FP2030’s digital presence
  • Collaborate with Communications Manager to create FP2030 collateral (fact sheets, postcards, banners and folders)
  • Oversee compilation of daily media clips by interns - a list of relevant, global news items pertaining to family planning – and produce/distribute clips applicable
  • Track and maintain FP2030’s inventory of print collateral and materials and manage team-wide material needs to ensure availability of necessary collateral for all meetings and events
  • Coordinate FP2030 translation needs, working with different translators to translate publications, articles, newsletter and other written material, as well as key events and meetings
  • Coordinate the translation, publication, and dissemination of the French newsletter, as well as manage and update the French mailing list
  • Coordinate logistics for virtual events and webinars including arranging interpretation, social media presence, video support and live streams via YouTube and Facebook
  • Help support maintenance of FP2030’s website
  • Support scheduling and execution of webinars in collaboration with colleagues
  • Help monitor the Communications budget with the Communications Director
  • Coordinate meeting logistics and travel as needed
  • Complete monthly corporate credit card reports for Director
  • Additional duties as assigned
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Support to the Secretariat:

  • Monitor FP2030’s info email on a daily basis
  • Support the day-of management for meetings and events, as needed (e.g., catering, room-setup, location coordination)
  • Collaborate with Coordinators to execute cross-team logistical support for larger international meetings and convenings (e.g., ICPD, ICFP, Focal Point Workshops, Women Deliver, and Reference Group meetings)
  • Liaise and collaborate with Coordinators and Associates to ensure cross-team information sharing and coordination
  • Maintain working knowledge of the UNF agreement process (for both contracts and grants). Attend training sessions provided by UNF’s contracts team to current policies and procedures. (As applicable to the role)
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of UNF’s Salesforce database to be able to process and track agreements, extract information and prepare reports. (As applicable to the role)
  • Additional duties as assigned

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with some work experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Interest, knowledge or experience in communications or journalism
  • Interest, knowledge or experience in reproductive health and rights, women’s human rights, public health, international affairs, or closely related international development fields
  • Proficiency in French required, Spanish strongly preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated excellence working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong professional interpersonal skills and diplomacy
  • Ability to work independently as well as member of a team
  • Proficiency required in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Desired proficiency in One Note, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress
  • Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy
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Benefits & Compensation

For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:

  • a choice between two health plans through UnitedHealthcare (PPO or HDHP with HSA)
  • dental insurance
  • vision insurance
  • flexible spending accounts
  • 403b retirement savings plan with a generous matching contribution
  • group term and supplemental life insurance
  • short-term disability
  • long-term disability
  • health club discounts
  • commuter subsidy
  • back-up care
  • employee assistance program

Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of family leave care.

The United Nations Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative-action employer. The United Nations Foundation provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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