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Communication and Event Consultant

Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)

Functionnal Responsibilities:
The objective of this consultancy is to initiate, guide and implement the communications and outreach related work for PAGE in coordination with other PAGE colleagues, the communication focal points of the branch and the division and of the other agencies involved in the partnership. This includes work on websites and other communications tools, events, social media, publications, press releases, and strategic documents.

- Produce and update communication materials and tools for the partnership (especially writing, preparing presentation of, editing and presenting monthly newsletter, flyer, brochures, annual reports, country updates, country stories and narratives, articles).
- Initiate and organize outreach events and webinars, and contribute to the implementation of international conferences, capacity building workshops and country level meetings (deliver on: writing, preparing presentation of, editing and speaking on screening of opportunities, development of concepts, press releases and other news coverage, coordination with partners, drafting briefings and speaking points, with audience including partner UN agencies and country representatives).
- Lead the development of content, regular updates and maintenance for PAGE website (deliver on: drafting and editing of text, coordination with partners, functioning of technical setting, provision of highlights).
- Build and maintain a network of internal and external partners supporting communications and outreach work of PAGE available and actively engaged (coordinate with UN Environment communication team and communication of PAGE partners, identify opportunities, and encourage outreach on green economy, link to other platforms and websites).
- Report to PAGE management board and donor steering committee on communications work under the partnership (deliver on: writing, editing and proofreading of communication products).
- Oversee publication of country reports and other substantive publications of the partnership (deliver on: development of templates, common features, coordination with editors, layout, proofreading and quality assurance).
- Provide Strategic inputs to PAGE planning documents on communications related aspects provided and inputs into overall UN Environment communication processes secured.

- Master's degree in a relevant subject (environmental economics, environmental management, communications or similar field) is required. 

- Two years of accumulated work experience, including experience related to journalism, communications and public relations and web based platforms is required. 

Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage. 

Writing skills
Editing skills
- Preparing presentations
- Public speaking related to sustainable development, green economy.
- Flexible team player
- Excellent coordination skills
- Excellent Communication skills
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to handle multiple activities concurrently
- Professionalism – Shows pride in work and achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results.
- Teamwork – Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance.
- Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and respond appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience, demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
- Client Orientation – considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from the clients' point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identified clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
- Technological awareness – keeps abreast of available technology, understands applicability and limitations of technology in the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology 

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