Mexico: Communication Officer (Influencer Engagement & Special Events), NOA, Mexico City, Mexico, Temporary Appointment

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Mexico
Closing date: 16 Mar 2018

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child,

Under the guidance of the Chief of Communication, the post holder contributes to the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of UNICEF Mexico´s brand positioning strategy (as key element of the Section´s overall Advocacy & Communication Strategy), with particular focus on strengthening influencer engagement by further developing the existing pool of key national influencers like Good Will Ambassadors (GWAs) an other high-profile personalities that support UNICEF, maximising their potential to strategically communicate our agenda for children in Mexico and globally.

The post holder takes the lead in identifying key public events/activities at national level with solid potential to position UNICEF as an engaged social actor, strengthen the organization´s public profile and increase brand trust, negotiating participation in such activities with the overall objective of maximising organizational presence while minimising costs.

As part of the Section´s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) efforts, the post holder acts as focal point for the development of M&E plans and related negotiations with external service providers, liaison with DOC´s M&E team and PFP´s Market Knowledge Unit, as well as analysis of findings, preparation of knowledge reports and application of such knowledge for strategic advocacy/communication purposes, including media outreach.

How can you make a difference?

  • Advocacy & Communication Strategy: Brand positioning strategy duly implemented, monitored and evaluated, reflecting the desired progress in terms of key brand attributes.
  • Influencer Engagement: Influencers plan developed and existing pool of key national figures supporting UNICEF increased as per defined targets.
  • UNICEF Public Presence: Key public events/activities identified and UNICEF´s participation negotiated in a manner that maximises organizational presence at minimum cost to the organization.
  • Monitoring & Evaluation: M&E plans developed as per work plan/needed, external service provision advantageously negotiated, analysis of findings timely submitted, and knowledge application facilitated for strategic communication purposes.
  • Media impact measurement and analysis: Effective and timely professional advice provided to the Chief of Communication and staff on media impact measurement and related tactical adaptations as needed.
  • To qualify as a champion for every child you will have…

    a) EDUCATION: University degree in communication, advocacy, marketing or related field.

    b) WORK EXPERIENCE:1 year of professional work experience in communication, advocacy or closely related fields, with demonstrable experience in the use of market research tools and in the application of related knowledge to achieve advocacy, communication or media targets. Field work experience

    c) LANGUAGES: Fluency in Spanish and working knowledge of English

    For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    Functional competencies of Formulating strategies and concepts, Applying technical expertise, Planning and organizing,Relating and Networking,Persuading and Influencing andLearning and Researching.

    View our competency framework at

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.


  • Candidates must be of Mexican Nationality
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
  • How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link

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