Digital Communication Associate (GS6) (#82658) Buenos Aires, Argentina

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Care

The position is framed in Outcome 5 of the Cooperation Program of the UNICEF Argentina office, whose result is that by 2025, children and adolescents develop in a society that recognizes them to a greater extent and has increased its commitment to the full guarantee of their rights.

How can you make a difference?

The position reports to the Digital Communication Officer and will be oriented to support the implementation of different communication strategies in the digital channels of the Country Office, as well as the planning, generation, and management of content in them; articulating with the areas of programs and fundraising, thus collaborating in the promotion of the rights of children and adolescents through the participation and engagement of audiences and communities in the digital ecosystem.

The position will work under the supervision of the Digital Communication Officer, and integrally with the Communications, PROGRAMS and PFP teams, in actions linked to digital communication strategies for campaigns; emergencies that require awareness-raising actions and mobilization of resources through digital channels; and events of the organization’s work program.
The position will support the planning, generation, and management of content adapted to each of the digital channels of the office; monitoring of trends and reputational alerts; analysis and reporting of digital metrics, evaluation of channel improvements, analysis, optimization of the institutional website (Drupal content manager) and specific channels of campaigns or actions; and management of digital tools for adolescent participation (U-Report).
Key Functions & responsibilities:
  • Planning, generation, and management of digital content
  • Analysis and reporting of digital metrics
  • Analysis and optimization of the institutional website and other campaign or action sites
  • Management of digital tools for adolescent participation
Please see Job Profile of the position attached: Download File Annex 1- JP Comm Associate (Digital) GS-6 Classified by LACRO.pdf
Recruitment qualifications:
– Completed secondary school. Tertiary/university studies in Communication/Journalism, Digital Marketing, or related social media careers will be an asset.
– At least 6 years of professional experience in communication and/or digital marketing, in particular in the use of tools and platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok, YouTube, etc. (excluding).
– Accredit at least 3 years of work experience in the implementation of digital strategies for agencies linked to human rights, civil society organizations and/or the United Nations system.
Language Requirements:
– Superior written and verbal communication skills in Spanish are a must.
– Fluency in English

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) 

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are:

• Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)
• Works Collaboratively with others (1)
• Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
• Innovates and Embraces Change (1)
• Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)
• Drive to achieve impactful results (1)
• Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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