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8+ Year
Male, Female, Both
Master Degree
United States

Brief details about UN jobs in New York – Consultant; Senior Writer :

  • Organization: UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: New York City
  • Grade: Consultancy – Consultant – Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • HIV and AIDS
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Translations and Languages
    • Children’s rights (health and protection)
  • Closing Date: 2023-06-30


Information about the organization that has offered the UN jobs in New York – Consultant; Senior Writer  job:

UNICEF, or the United Nations Children’s Fund, is an agency of the United Nations that donate humanitarian and developmental support to children over the world. It was originally initiated in 1946 to give emergency food and healthcare to children and mothers in countries devastated by World War II. UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to defend the rights of every child, especially those who are vulnerable. Its activities include giving immunizations, disease prevention, and treatment for children and mothers with HIV, as well as strengthening childhood and maternal health. UNICEF relies wholly on voluntary contributions from governments and private donors.

Tasks of UN jobs in New York – Consultant; Senior Writer :

  • Perform a desk review, for which a partial list of reports and documents will be provided by UNICEF counterparts
  • Draft report outline, including key data elements for the report
  • The draft report will incorporate:
    • Narrative of situation
    • Inclusion of key data
    • Programming solutions and strategies to address challenges
    • 1-3 short narratives capturing the voices of pregnant and parenting adolescents
  • Guarding the rights of the child must be given priority above all considerations when collecting and writing stories and other materials.
  • Assuring evidence generation adherence to UNICEF Procedure for Ethical Standards in Research, Evaluation and Data Collection and Analysis.
  • Assuring clarity, readability, logic, appropriateness as well as engaging writing in all products
  • Assuring language accuracy. The final product must not require significant further editing/copy editing.
  • Assuring factual accuracy including accurate representation of the issues and programmes.



Qualifications of UN jobs in New York – Consultant; Senior Writer :


  • Masters level. Inter Disciplines; Advanced university degree in Communication, Journalism, Social Science, Public Health; or comparable professional work experience in the communication area, combined with and advanced university degree in a connected discipline

 Work background

  • Minimum 10 years of progressive background in communication and writing reports or thematic advocacy documents for an external audience
  • Excellent writing skills in the English language with demonstrated ability for logical and analytical writing as well as ‘de-jargoning’ technical language for a wider audience
  • Background in drafting advocacy documents from researchers or studies is desirable
  • Background working with UNICEF or other development organizations is a plus.


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