Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in communications, marketing, journalism and international affairs is required.
A first-level university degree in combination with the two additional years of qualifying experience, may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
At least four (4) years’ of progressively responsible work experience in media and strategic communications is required
Proven experience in developing and implementing communication strategies and campaigns targeted towards youth audiences
Strong knowledge of digital media platforms, social media trends, and innovative communication tools
Proficiency in creating engaging multimedia content, including graphics, videos, podcasts, and written materials
Ability to work effectively in a team, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
The main expected outputs are the following.
Urban Practices Branch at the World Urban Forum 12:
1. Support the Branch Chief in developing a narrative on SDG Localization and youth engagement for WUF 12.
2. Support media outreach functions and promote media coverage related to specific stakeholder groups such as youth groups, women’s groups and Civil Society Organizations for WUF 12. Highlight the Branch’s work in relation to youth engagement and empowerment.
3. Any other tasks assigned by the Branch Chief in relation to advocacy and communications for WUF12.
Youth Gamechangers Initiative:
4. Create compelling and innovative communication materials, including campaigns, social media content, podcasts, videos, and other multimedia assets, to raise awareness and generate interest in the initiative.
5. Develop and implement two targeted campaigns in collaboration with young people to amplify their voices, ideas, and experiences and empower them to share their perspectives on urban development, healthy cities, and innovative solutions through various interactive platforms.
SDG localisation team:
6. Facilitate the integration of a youth lens into the process and methodology of the Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) and ensure the meaningful participation of young people by further developing practical tools and organizing youth-focused consultations, workshops, and online platforms that enable young people to share their perspectives on the SDGs and their localization efforts within their communities.
7. Create a youth-friendly language and communication techniques to make SDG localization efforts accessible and engaging for young people; using visual storytelling, infographics, and interactive platforms to communicate the objectives and impact of SDG localization.