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UN Jobs in Italy-Nutrition Content Writer

Italy

Opportunity Deadline

03/04/2023

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  • Organization: WFP
  • Location: Italy
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Title: Nutrition Content Writer
  • Close on: 3 Apr 2023

About Organization

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization that works to end hunger and promote food security around the world. Established in 1961, it is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and provides assistance to more than 80 million people in 80 countries each year.

WFP’s mission is to save lives and change lives by providing food assistance in emergencies, improving nutrition and building resilience in communities, and supporting food systems and livelihoods. The organization operates in areas affected by conflict, natural disasters, and other crises, delivering food assistance to the most vulnerable populations, including refugees, internally displaced people, and those affected by hunger.

WFP works closely with governments, other UN agencies, NGOs, and the private sector to achieve its goals. The organization also focuses on innovation and research to find new and better ways to address hunger and malnutrition.

Headquartered in Rome, Italy, WFP has offices in more than 80 countries and is funded entirely by voluntary donations.

About UN Jobs in Italy-Nutrition Content Writer

The current prevalence of malnutrition in children is alarming. Over 50 million children suffer from acute malnutrition and over 150 million suffer from stunting. Maternal and child undernutrition is the underlying cause of approximately 45% of all mortality in children under 5. Not only does undernutrition levels remain stubbornly high, but numbers of overweight persons are growing exponentially, even in poor countries.

As the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against hunger and malnutrition, the World Food Programme (WFP) is adapting to meet the current and emerging global nutrition challenges. This includes enhancing organisational capacity to reach vulnerable populations affected by acute malnutrition, as well as expanding our portfolio to find lasting solutions for populations affected by poor diets and chronic malnutrition.

The purpose of the assignment is to support WFP nutrition to undertake writing projects, edit and update materials to the highest standards and/or support the ongoing work of the Nutrition Advocacy and Outreach (NOA) Team as required.

UN Jobs in Italy-Nutrition Content Writer Requirments

Education:

  • A graduate degree from a university in English, English literature, communications, marketing, journalism, international relations, or a similar discipline; a first-year degree plus additional years of relevant professional experience; or a first-year degree plus training/courses.

Experience:

  • Having at least six years of relevant professional experience in creating editorial reports, policy documents, copy, and corporate communications materials on the subjects of nutrition and food security to engage a variety of audiences, with an emphasis on donors in particular.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English required; Knowledge of a second UN language would be an asset;

How to Apply?

  1. Create an account on the FAO recruitment portal, and complete your personal profile by providing your contact information, education, and work experience.
  2. Prepare and upload your application documents, including a cover letter, CV/resume, and any other required documents (such as diplomas, certificates, and reference letters).
  3. Submit your application before the deadline.
  4. Wait for a response from FAO, which may take several weeks. If you are shortlisted, you may be invited for an interview or further assessments.

Note that the recruitment process may vary depending on the position and location. Make sure to read the job description carefully and follow the application instructions. Good luck!

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