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16AUG - Communication Advisor - Deadline: 19SEP

Organization Description

The IAEA is widely known as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization within the United Nations family. Set up in 1957 as the world's centre for cooperation in the nuclear field, the Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies.

Location - Austria

Job Description

The IAEA is seeking a Communication Advisor to join the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security. This professional will formulate and implement the Department's internal and external communications strategy. Qualified candidates should have at least 10 years or more proven track record in communicating about science and technology, preferably in nuclear communication including nuclear safety and nuclear security.

Job Responsibilities

• Identify and analyse on a regular basis the communication and information needs of internal and external stakeholders, including staff within the Department and in other parts of the IAEA, and Member States. Monitor the implementation of external and internal communication and take corrective action in accordance with best practices.
• Develop the strategy and design appropriate communication tools that meet internal and external stakeholder needs and fulfil statutory and other IAEA requirements.
• Work with the Division of Public Information in coordinating communication aimed at promoting nuclear safety and security programme achievements to the general public.
• Collect information and write the annual Nuclear Safety Review.
• Coordinate and prepare other reports to the governing bodies and other programme documents; manage the corresponding clearance and approval process.
• Prepare speeches, reports, inputs, high-level correspondence and other communications in a manner that not only accurately reflects the nuclear safety and security programme objectives and the messages of the Deputy Director General but also is appropriate for the target audience. Work with Departmental staff to enhance their communication and presentation skills.
• Oversee the content and style of the Departmental websites. Develop standardized communication packages on important aspects of the nuclear safety and security programmes. Meet specialized communication needs in support of Departmental objectives through the preparation of promotional material and exhibitions. Act as a resource for senior management by providing material and editorial support to ensure a consistent approach and message.

Job Requirements

• Advanced university degree in journalism, political sciences, security studies or nuclear engineering.

• At least 10 years or more proven track record in communicating about science and technology, preferably in nuclear communication including nuclear safety and nuclear security.
• Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.

 

How to Apply

For more info: http://ow.ly/XuOK3033U72

Deadline - N/A