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Content editing for UNV ESARO

UNV Regional Office for East and Southern Africa

22 Feb 2021 Apply now Share
22 Feb 2021 Apply now Share
Background and objectives
We are looking for online volunteers experienced in writing and editing articles and stories to join our communications team and help enhance our online presence. The volunteer will work with the team to plan, edit and schedule stories (volunteer stories, case studies etc) for our website editorial calendar on a weekly basis. The volunteer be expected to conduct relevant research on best practices in story telling and package the stories in line with UNV's editorial standards. The volunteer will be expected to develop and report on an editorial plan which includes goals, objectives and measurable workload indicators and shall be provided with documentations to support the assignment.
Writing and editing
Web and graphic design
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). UNV East and Southern Africa Regional Office covers 23 countries in in East and Southern Africa region. Going into the next half of the year, we aim to enhance our digital presence on social media and our website. The online volunteers will be fully credited for their collaboration and a certificate of satisfaction will be issued at the end of the collaboration and will enhance their professional experience while partaking these assignment.
Volunteers: 3 needed
20+ hours per week / 24 weeks
Strong storytelling and writing skills; Commitment and availability is key; Experience in using web-based content management systems a plus. Knowledge of both French and English is also an added advantage.

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