Communication Officer

UNICEF Viet Nam is looking for suitably qualified Vietnamese Nationals to fill the post of Communication Officer

Post Title       : Communication Officer
Location        : Ha Noi

Summary of the Post:
Under the close supervision of the Communications Liaison Officer, assists in the planning, implementation and monitoring of the Online, new media & publications agenda in support of the work of larger UN Communications team which serves the UN-wide, One UN and specific communications agenda’s for participating agencies.

Major duties and Responsibilities:
1. Reviews and gives comments on the development of the Online, new media & publications plan in the context of the strategic communication plans for UN-wide, One UN and agency specific communication. 
2. Uploads delivered materials, updates and is responsible for the technical maintenance of the UN Viet Nam website, UN wide intranet and an assigned agency-specific website.
3. Is responsible for (outsourcing of) design and production of advocacy and communication materials (both print and electronic) by ensuring high quality and timely delivery in accordance with set objectives, and in line with style and branding guidelines for the UN Viet Nam and/or the assigned agencies.
4. Follows up on the production of advocacy and communication materials (e.g. films, videos, audio-visuals, etc.), and monitors the qualitative aspects of production, (e.g. quality control, translations, reviews of layout and graphic design).
5. Ensures the regular updating, utilization and maintenance of an image database and video productions for UN Communications; in support of the communications strategy for UN-wide, One UN and agency specific communications, striving for issue-based programming where possible.
6. Gives overall support to the organization of special events, visits and field trips to promote UN and One Plan programme goals.

- University degree in communications, preferably in graphic design, printing and publishing;
- Excellent computer literacy, including graphic and publishing supportive software for publishing and web content management.
- Excellent knowledge of computer systems and Microsoft Office applications. An excellent command of internet navigation, Word Processing, Publisher, CMS, PowerPoint, database search and interactive digital media.
- Two (2) years practical professional work experience in communication, print and broadcast media, or interactive digital media;
- Knowledge of legal framework, law on publications and regulations on publishing operations in Viet Nam.
- In-depth knowledge of most current technologies available for print and electronic communication;
- Ability to plan and work in high-pressure situation under tight deadlines;
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills; organizational skills;
- Proven ability to work as part of a team;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Vietnamese;
- Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.

Please send detailed resume and, cover letter (in English) and a copy of University degrees marked confidential to:
Human Resources Officer
81A Tran Quoc Toan, Ha Noi

Closing date for receipt of applications is 28 September 2009

Please indicate the title of the post on the top left corner of the envelope. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Selected candidates will be entitled to a competitive salary and medical benefits.


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2009-09-28