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World Food Programme (WFP)

World Food Programme (WFP)


Position: Media Officer - Digital
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
Posted date: 6 months ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.


JOB TITLE: Digital Media Officer?

CONTRACT TYPE: Service Contract Level 8

UNIT/DIVISION: Communication?

DUTY STATION: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

DURATION: 12 months with a possibility of extension.?


The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.


To support its Communication Strategy, WFP Ethiopia seeks the support of a specialist to support building digital marketing and communications materials to communicate and promote its mission in the country among targeted audiences.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Communications, the Digital Media Specialist will perform the following tasks:?

  • Coordinate the production of high-quality communication materials to support the communication strategy. When appropriate, directly produce the materials?
  • Support management of WFP?s social media platforms and content generation.
  • Design communications products and support WFP units with content layout and production.?
  • Edit videos and digital media assets for deploying on WFP digital channels to drive messaging to specific audiences.
  • support donor visibility through the creation of digital media products targeting WFP key donors.?
  • Be a brand guardian and build the capacity of WFP colleagues on tone, branding and communications
  • Ensure successful production & distribution of required materials
  • Support the communications unit with marketing advice and implementation of WFP communication goals beyond the application


  • Education: First or advanced university degree in Communication, Marketing, Sales, or other relevant fields.
  • Experience: At least three 1 years of progressively responsible experience in communications and marketing.?

Additional Competencies:?

  • Knowledge of the local/regional communications landscape
  • Experience in the humanitarian field
  • Experience with social media and online communication
  • Ability to interact with managers with maturity and tact
  • Mature judgment with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative spirit able to liaise with a wide range of people at all levels?

Languages: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Amharic.

Qualified females and persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply!

WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP?s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.