Fresher UN Communications Assistant Jobs – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:    Communications Assistant (Fresher UN Jobs)  

Organisation: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an emergency, WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their lives. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 80 countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to food and contribute to lasting solutions, especially in many of the world’s most remote and fragile areas.


Job Summary:  The Communications Assistant will design visibility and campaign content. The role also supports internal communications, in line with the agreed CAM strategy.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Provide coordination, administrative and specialized services, to support staff in the development, preparation and execution of communications campaigns for target audiences.
  • In line with the Country Office CAM strategy, support the Editorial team and Requesting Units to develop and design infographics, publications, presentations, social media content and any other communication materials required for key external audiences (donors, government, etc.) and events.
  • Guide the requesting Units throughout the process, from concept development to delivery of end, high quality products.
  • Act as brand guardian and continuously train and advise Country Office teams on proper branding and visibility, ensuring all WFP premises and activities are appropriately branded in a manner that effectively communicates WFP’s work and values, whilst also meeting any donor requirements.
  • Advise teams on internal communications, delivering priority products and campaigns as agreed by the Country Office management and supporting lower priority needs by designing templates that staff can then use for their own internal communication purposes
  • Support teams, including the wider Editorial team, in the conceptualization, branding, organization and administration of events
  • Lead on vendor management for branding and communications products and events, ensuring an up-to-date, high-quality and cost-effective roster of vendors across the range of branding and communication services required by the Country Office
  • Manage and further develop internal records, photobanks, story banks and product databases, ensuring information and communications products are accurate, organized and easily available for others to access.
  • Any other roles as may be necessary for the smooth running of WFP communications and campaigns.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Communications Assistant job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Arts, Marketing or in any academic field from a recognized Academic Institution
  • A minimum of two years of professional work experience in a relevant role
  • Good understanding of WFP communication techniques and activities
  • Proficient in using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Quark Xpress software on Mac hardware.
  • Understanding of impactful branding and visibility, with experience branding and producing content for humanitarian and/or international development campaigns.
  • Understanding and experience working on internal communications and campaigns, and enabling staff to deliver this independently
  • Experience developing and implementing branding strategies
  • Language: Fluency (level C) in English language.


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the online portal link below.


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Deadline: 7th October 2022


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