Digital Communication Specialist (Digital Community Engagement and Misinformation Management), Polio Eradication Programme, Nairobi

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1005867
  • Career Level Executive
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

Job no: 571612

Key responsibilities and tasks include the following:

1. Support digital ecosystem, social media, and digital technology platforms:

  •  Assist the Digital Communication Manager in providing technical support to UNICEF Country Offices (COs) for digital engagement interventions, including strategy development, planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
  •  Contribute to the implementation of UNICEF Polio Annual Work Plans in coordination with GPEI partners, ensuring digital and social media components of the Country polio SBC programs meet global excellence standards.
  • Participate in technical working groups and translate policies and guidelines into operational frameworks for countries to support the development and implementation of global strategic direction, guidelines, and work plans for digital engagement.
  • 2. Support polio digital community engagement strategy:
    •  Assist in the development and implementation of a cohesive digital community engagement strategy for global, regional, and country levels, aiming to provide online communities with up-to-date information about polio eradication efforts, encourage participation, create discourse, and promote community confidence in the polio program.
    •  Collaborate with partners and stakeholders to ensure the integration and harmonization of polio social media activities with global communication and advocacy activities, as well as intra-UN system development activities and initiatives.
    •  Support the planning and implementation of social listening mechanisms to monitor and mitigate risks associated with misinformation, fake news, and an information vacuum about vaccination. Engage with various groups and influencers in the digital ecosystem to pre-emptively address and debunk myths about vaccines.

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