UNEP Communications Consultant Global Peatlands Initiative Jobs 2022 Kenya

UNEP JobsUNEP Communications Consultant Global Peatlands Initiative Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UNEP is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Communications Consultant Global Peatlands Initiative position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UNEP.

UNEP Communications Consultant Global Peatlands Initiative Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 22, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by April 29, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 22, 2022
Closing Date April 29, 2022
Position Communications Consultant Global Peatlands Initiative
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UNEP Communications Consultant Global Peatlands Initiative Jobs 2022

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: First University degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Fluency in Spanish or French is desirable.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Academic Qualifications: First University degree preferably with a specialization in environmental sciences, conservation biology, or related areas is required.
  • Experience: A minimum of two (2) years of progressive experience in conducting communications and outreach work the field of environmental conservation, or science to policy work is required. Experience working on peatlands and/or ecosystems as a topic in the context of developing countries is required. Experience in undertaking targeted research and analysis and possess excellent communication skills with experience drafting web content and/or scientific reports is desirable. Skills and experience in networking, outreach, and engaging with multiple parties is desirable.
  • Language: Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Fluency in Spanish or French is desirable.


The consultant(s) will provide technical and peatlands-specific communications expertise to the Biodiversity, People and Landscapes Unit for outreach and awareness raising for the Global Peatlands Initiative. Specific duties include the following:

  • Liaise with implementing partners to develop content, timelines and establish outreach and press releases including working with communication division to clear all press releases for GPI events. Amplify communications and outreach efficiency by structuring a system to customize content and engagement through the use of Trello dashboards ideal to administer activities, associated photos and display press releases in a productive and organized way.
  • Establish a systematic way to engage with relevant networks including through social media to inform and engage with the peatland’s community on Twitter, LinkedIn, the GPI webpage, and the DGroups and publicized GPI partners’ events and achievements regularly.
  • Prepare quarterly newsletter on peatland work for sharing with partners and use Mailchimp to market. Consolidate inputs and submit for the Ecosystems Division newsletter on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepare highly structured Power-Pont presentation for various events together with draft speaking notes with a focus on peatlands. Incorporate peatlands contribution into various strategies, and events.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=179059 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: April 29, 2022.
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