Job Description The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the world’s environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the environment. To achieve the objectives outlined above, the consultant will undertake the following:Objective 1: Support internal coordination on Climate Action Pillar Support facilitation of communication working group as neededPrepare minutes of the meetingsPrepare presentations and other materials for the climate action pillarCoordinate media training through media teamEnsure climate action web part is up to dateSupport Regional Climate Weeks communications in particular, Asia and Pacific Regional Climate Week in Malaysia Objective 2: Support the dissemination of key knowledge tools including EGR and AGR Participate to EGR and AGR calls and produce minutesSupport the creation and execution strategic launch plans that are tailored for specific audiences in close collaboration with multimedia and content team and under the supervision of the Global Lead, Advocacy, Climate ActionCoordination the production of the EGR and AGR in close collaboration with lead authorsCoordination of the launch of the EGR and AGR in close collaboration with multimedia and content team and under the supervision of the Global Lead, Advocacy, Climate ActionSupport the launch of other reports including cooling spotlight report at COP28 Objective 3: Raise external profile of UNEP’s work on climate action With selected youth, co-create an activation, to build groundswell and momentum for climate action.Launch Climate Action Series and ensure visibility of the series throughout the yearSupport the development of COP28 pavilion in close collaboration with Ecosystems DivisionSupport media roundtables to raise awareness on key climate action topics at key eventsCreation of evergreen social media assets & design elements in consultation with the design team.Explore strategic partnership to enhance UNEP’s visibility across sectors.Ensure collaboration with relevant MEAs and UN-system-wide partners. Qualifications/special Skills Advanced university degree in communication, social sciences or business management other related field is required,a first university degree with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of advanced degree.minimum of three years in communication and/or marketing, preferably with a focus on environmental communications. A sound understanding of climate change is recommended. Prior experience, or exposure, to working with UN agencies, are desirable.Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues across institutions to achieve organizational and strategic goals; is willing to learn from others; Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.Communication: Demonstrates proactivity and keeps people informed. Good written and oral communication skills.Planning & Organizing: Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks effectively and on time. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and oral English is required. Knowledge of another UN language would be an advantage.
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