The Internal Communication Specialist position is located in the Media and Communications Branch (MCB) of the Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships and works under the direct supervision and overall guidance to the Internal Communication Specialist. The incumbent is responsible for a range of internal communications activities in support of the corporate strategies for internal communications, global communications and branding.
The effective communication of results is a corporate priority as outlined in UNFPA’s ambitious Strategic Plan 2017-2021. UNFPA’s corporate communications strategies aim to position the Fund as a vocal and visible development partner and to engage stakeholders through timely and focused communications on programme impact and transformative results. Improving internal communications is a main focus of UNFPA’s strategic communications, recognizing that staff who understand and can communicate effectively UNFPA’s vision, mandate and value are critical to a high-performing organization and results in more strategic and impactful external communications.
UNFPA actively employs both offline and online opportunities to promote a culture of communication, dialogue and information exchange across country and regional offices and headquarters of the global organization.
MyUNFPA, the Fund’s ecosystem of internal sites, and Voices, UNFPA’s internal newsmagazine, are two principal channels used to disseminate internal news and information, including key messages and communication from senior leaders. They also provide spaces for dialogue and information sharing among UNFPA’s approximately 4,000 personnel working in more than 150 countries.
The purpose of the position is to ensure that UNFPA staff speak with one voice, by:
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