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Graphics Design Associate

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of the National Officer Communications and Resource Mobilization, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Assist in the development and implementation of the overall UNFPA Country Office Communications Strategy, with particular focus on the digital communication, designs of advocacy materials, among which are:

Preparing the design of documents, newsletters, brochures, flyers, invitations, posters, Creative infographics that reflect UNFPA results.

Plan with program units to identify which projects and results to highlight

Produce creative advocacy designs

Support and lead the design process of reports and presentations for printing, electronic distribution and live delivery.

Design invitation for events with images and other related materials.

Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web and interactive presentations.

Deliver creative graphic and technical solutions for use of new media; Layout and design of power-point presentations as needed.

Provide design inputs for presentations for all units on an ad-hoc basis

Assist with design of social media assets on a daily basis.

Input into proposals and pitch presentations for units.

Input into the development of donor communication materials.

The videographer/photographer will work with all units and partners to develop the various products within stipulated budgets and within set deadlines.

Ensure photo and video coverage of all UNFPA events and field activities and shoot video footages.

Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining a photo and video archive

Deliver High quality footage for broadcast or non-broadcast production

Deliver High-quality photos that can be re-produced in print, multi-media and online formats.

Prepare photos and videos for social media use.

Produce materials for websites and TV including short documentaries, interviews, animation, coverage, etc.

Conduct thematic interviews with partners, beneficiaries and other stakeholders linked to the project.

Contribute actively to joint Communications initiatives, including for the joint UN and Regional communications materials

Perform any other task as may be required;

Set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training while working with national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs).


Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

University degree or Advanced Diploma in Communication; with work experience in the communication or development area.

Required experience: 36 Months

Experience remark:

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNFPA with professionalism, dedication and client orientation. The following qualifications are required:

University degree or Advanced Diploma in Communication or relevant qualification; with work experience in the communication or development area.

Three years progressively responsible professional work experience in communication and creative designs preferably in a development context.

Excellent drafting skills, with experience in advocacy or promotion. Convey messages in a very simple, yet inspiring way

Fully proficient in English and Kinyarwanda. Working knowledge of French would be an advantage

Be capable of taking initiative and cope under pressure.

Be fully proficient in Microsoft Office and Web Design Software

Be organized, have leadership qualities and be a team player.

Excellent skills in photography and video editing.

Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills:

English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Kinyarwanda(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge

Area of expertise: Journalism, mass media and broadcasting

Area of expertise details:

Capacity for advocacy for population and development, Reproductive Health and gender issues

Capacity to conduct programs based on government/districts priorities based on results

Capacity of strategic thinking in logic of results chain

Capacity in planning and programming

Capacity to take initiatives and to anticipate

Team player

Good communication skills,

Good knowledge of IT utilization.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to promote the core values of UNFPA to the non-governmental, educational, business and government sectors;

Other significant assets will be advanced user-level ICT skills, experience in working with multiple partners and a passion for bringing about change to improve human development.

Knowledge of UN procedures will be an asset

Driving license: No

Application procedure:

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of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Application deadline: 16 September 2020