UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is seeking world-class candidates to join its newly established Global Communications Desk in New York City. Youâll work closely with our headquarters in Geneva, as well as our offices throughout the Americas and around the world, as part of a dynamic team with expertise in media relations, multimedia content production, social media, digital engagement, advocacy campaigns and goodwill ambassadors. Initially, these positions will be for the duration of 2017.
Â· Senior Communications Officer (Spokesperson)
Youâll work to position UNHCR among journalists and media organizations covering global affairs as the leading source for news, information, comment and interviews about issues of forced displacement and statelessness. Your experience as a journalist covering conflicts and humanitarian crises, and as a spokesperson, gives you a solid grasp of what makes news â and an ability to cogently express the urgent needs our colleagues are tackling in hotspots and forgotten places around the world.
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