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Communications Specialist

United Nations Association, Northern New Jersey Chapter


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
September 1, 2020
12:00pm EDT
September 1, 2021
12:00pm EDT
Weekends
A few hours per month

Are you passionate about positively impacting the state of your neighborhood, nation, and the world? We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Communications Specialist to join our team! 

As a Communication Specialist at our organization, you will manage and improve all our communications flows, within and outside of our organization. 

In addition, you will be responsible for promoting a positive public image of our organization. If you are an enthusiastic, outgoing, and energetic person, and you love public speaking, we would love to meet with you! 

The United Nations Association - Northern New Jersey Chapter is dedicated to educating, inspiring, and mobilizing Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations and its agencies. 

We are committed to strengthening the United Nations system, promoting constructive United States leadership in that system, and achieving the goals set forth in the UN Charter. 

Duties and responsibilities 

• Create effective communication strategies for our organization. 

• Coordinate external and internal communications flow (memos, newsletters etc.). 

• Design sketches of mass media announcement. 

• Write content for the organization website. 

• Plan events, seminars and press conferences. 

• Communicate with media regularly. 

• Manage media inquiries and arrange interviews, statements etc. 

• Build long-term relationships with influencers and key stakeholders. 

• Collaborate with internal team leads and members. 

• Serve as a facilitator and provide solution for peaceful resolution of disputes. 

Requirements and qualifications 

• Previous working experience as communications specialist preferred. 

• Experience and knowledge in copywriting, proofreading and editing. 

• Photo and video-editing skills preferred. 

• Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. 

• Outstanding organizational and time-management skills. 

• Experience in web design and content production is a big plus. 

• MA in public relations, communications, or similar relevant field preferred. 

• Must understand and uphold the United Nations Association Bipartisan outlook. 

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work with a wide variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives and demonstrated level of inter- cultural competence. 

• Works well in a team environment.

Are you passionate about positively impacting the state of your neighborhood, nation, and the world? We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Communications Specialist to join our team! 

As a Communication Specialist at our…

Details at a glance

  • Virtual Opportunity
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Hackensack, NJ

How to Apply

The UNA, Northern New Jersey Chapter covers the counties in the northern part of the state which include Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties.

***To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and hours of availability to  marketing@unausannj.org and include "Communications Specialist " in the subject line.

The UNA, Northern New Jersey Chapter covers the counties in the northern part of the state which include Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties.

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