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- BY Nicole Pelette
Background Information - Job-specific
The SDG Lab is a multi-stakeholder initiative that accelerates the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. It enables the diverse ecosystem of SDG actors in Geneva and beyond to contribute towards SDG targets at country level through innovative collaboration, partnerships, methods and models that leverage expertise and knowledge into policy, practice and action.
The SDG Lab creates the opportunity and space for multi-stakeholder groups to innovate and experiment with new approaches, initiatives, and actions that accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. The Lab does not just catalyze action, it actively supports collaborative efforts in order to increase success rates.
The Communications Officer is responsible for day-to-day updates on Social Media and broader communications channels. He/she works in close collaboration with the entire team on different programmes and projects in Geneva.
Purpose and Scope of Assignment
Working under the supervision of the SDG Lab Communications Adviser, the contractor will perform the following tasks:
Assist in daily monitoring and updating of the Lab’s social media tools (1. Twitter, 2. Instagram, 3. Facebook):
Assist in updating the SDG Lab web site:
Assist in supporting SDG Lab event related communications:
Assist in supporting SDG Lab outreach activities: The contractor will:
Assist with the production and dissemination of the SDG Lab News Dispatch (Mailchimp newsletter) and other email communications;
Attend SDG Lab meetings and prepare notes for the record and disseminate as appropriate; and
Add business cards to the Lab’s web-based customer-relationship management software.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in communications, political affairs or a related field.
Desirable:Familiarity with UN systems, tools and procedures.
Language(s):Fluency in English. Other languages (French, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic) desirable.
Functional Competencies:Experience in using social media tools, MS Office.