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Editorial content support

UNV Regional Office Panama

03 May 2021 Apply now Share
03 May 2021 Apply now Share
Background and objectives
Write powerful editorial content which showcases UN Volunteers' success stories and the most relevant Results Achieved throughout their assignments. The content should be no longer than 800 words, results-based oriented, and written in a familiar tone - excluding the UN jargon. The bests content pieces are expected to be published through the UN Volunteers corporate website. Main tasks: - Make previous research on the UN Host Entity mandate/activities, as well as the country's situation where the volunteer(s) is currently based. - Setting up interviews with UN Volunteers, supervisors, or other relevant UNV's stakeholders - Write down powerful and result-based articles. - Ask for photos and another audiovisual that can accompany the article. - Work closer with the editorial team and the UNV ROLAC communications team. - Keep databases, spreadsheets and other records up-to-date - Proofing and sometimes editing documents
Outreach and advocacy
Communication, mass media and art
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) and reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board. The UN Volunteers communications efforts aim that the UN System recognizes our main attributes: A partner to engage and empower communities through volunteering to recover better from the pandemic and achieve the SDGs. A partner to incorporate Peoples with Disabilities, ethnic minorities, migrants, community leaders and youth as UN personnel, according to the UN principles.
Volunteers: 4 needed
6-10 hours per week / 20 weeks
You will need to have excellent written and spoken English and Spanish. Experience in journalism and a broad and comprehensive understanding of a community's social, political and economic issues. A degree in English, journalism or media studies, along with relevant work experience would be beneficial.
Latin America and the Caribbean
English, Spanish

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