Position: International consultant: Full-Time Writer (UNICEF)__Deadline:06Jul

Job no: 552290
Contract type: Consultancy
Duty Station: Phnom-Penh
Level: Consultancy
Location: Cambodia
Categories: Communication

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, a future. 

UNICEF started operation in Cambodia in 1952 and opened first country office in 1973 in Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at https://www.unicef.org/cambodia

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF Cambodia is looking for a writer to support the evolving needs of the Communications Team in realising agreed communication plans for the period of 10 June 2021 – 25 May 2022 (11.5 months), including support in creating a wide range of communication assets and materials related to COVID-19 prevention measures and the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Under the general guidance of the Chief of Communication, this role is responsible for developing narratives, human interest stories, key messages, copy for photo essays, advocacy briefs, newsletters and blogs, media briefs and press releases, video/radio scripts and social media content in English.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in English, Journalism, Communication, or relevant field
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive experience in communication and writing for an external audience
  • Experience in drafting advocacy documents from researches or studies is desirable
  • Experience in conducting interviews for collecting information/case studies is desirable
  • Experience working with UNICEF or other development organisations is a plus.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Outstanding writing skills in the English language with demonstrated ability for logical and analytical writing as well as ‘de-jargoning’ technical language for a wider audience
  • Well organised and structured, good attention to detail
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of Cambodia and its development context


  • Works collaboratively with others (Level 1)
  • Thinks and acts strategically (Level 1)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (Level 1)
  • Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF's mission


  • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of Khmer is desirable.
  • NOTE: "Fluency equals a rating of "fluent" in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand) and "Knowledge of" equals a rating of "confident" in two of the four areas.

Please find the job description of the post Download File ToR Full-Time Writer tms.pdf

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

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.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. The candidate may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid).

Advertised: SE Asia Standard Time
Deadline: SE Asia Standard Time.

Moreinfo: https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/job/552290

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