U N I T E D N A T I O N S C H I LD R E N’S F U N D
(Senior Staff position in the Mongolian UN family)
If you are a passionate and committed professional and want to make a lasting difference for children, the
world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. UNICEF seeks an experienced,
media savvy, enthusiastic, creative thinker with strong writing skills in English and Mongolian to lead and
guide its communication strategy on child rights issues in Mongolia.
Joining a dynamic and supportive team, you will be responsible for the conceptualization, planning,
execution, monitoring and evaluation of an advocacy and external relations to promote respect for
children’s and women’s rights and support UNICEF's mission in the country. You will be
encouraged in the use of new methods of communication, in child friendly web approaches, in the
engagement of known personalities and social media utilization. You will be challenged to find
different approaches to ensuring that rich and compelling information on the situation of children and
families is used at all levels – from influencing decision makers and the budget allocations to the
promotion of private sector, individuals, donors and CSOs in sustainable long-term strategic
partnerships for increased synergy and the leveraging of resources for children.
As the Manager of the Communication Programme, under the guidance of the Representative, you
will work with local and international media, media professional groups, government and private
sector counterparts to bring attention to issues and highlight what can be achieved when children are
central to budget, social / child protection, health and education, HIV prevention strategies.
Advanced university degree in Communication, Journalism, or Public Relations
or you will be able to demonstrate equivalent professional work experience in the
communication area, combined with an advanced university degree in a related discipline.
At least five years of progressively responsible professional work experience in communication,
print and broadcast media or interactive digital media, of which two years should be in
Fluent in spoken and written English and Mongolian required. Another UN language is an asset.
Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF’s mission and professional values.
A drive to further build your capacities in an Organisation that promotes your professional
development, broadens your perspective and embraces you in a Regional and Global
Interested candidates are invited to review a detailed Job Description which contains further
information on the qualifications and skills we seek. The Job Description is available from the
UNICEF Office or by emailing email@example.com.
For those who possess the skills and experience and want to contribute to the development of
children in Mongolia – then we most certainly invite you to consider this challenging and rewarding
Take charge of your career and apply today!
Applicants will need to submit an application letter with a completed United Nations Personal
History Form (P11 Form available on request with the Job Description), curriculum vitae, reference
letters with contact numbers and academic records to UNICEF office by 20 June 2011. shortlisted
candidates will be contacted by 27 June 2011.
On your application, please indicate the title of the position or vacancy notice number (VN
2011/001) in the subject line of your email message and address to: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Human Resources Unit
United Nations Children’s Fund
Orient Plaza, G. Chagdarjav Street 9, Sukhbaatar District, 1 st Khoroo
Ulaanbaatar –14210, Mongolia
Phone: (976-11) 312 183/185; Fax:(976-11) 327 313