Due Date: August 29, 2019

Require Expressions of Interests for the YPARD Communications and Engagement Professional Position is now open. YPARD is looking for a vibrant, versatile, independent and ingenious interactions and engagement specialist. The objective of Young Experts for Agricultural Advancement (YPARD) is to allow and empower young farming leaders to form sustainable food systems.

It helps with the exchange of info and understanding amongst young specialists throughout disciplines, occupations, age and areas; widens chances for young specialists (YPs) to add to tactical farming policy disputes at international, local, nationwide and regional level; promotes farming amongst youths and helps with access to resources and capability structure chances. YPARD is hosted by the Worldwide Online Forum for Agricultural Research Study and Development (GFAR) which is hosted by the Food and Farming Company of the United Nations (FAO).

The interactions and engagement specialist is accountable for the general interactions and subscription engagement of the network and need to operate in close collaboration/consultation with the Workplace for Corporate Interaction. While the network is big, the personnel group is little and therefore the officer should be imaginative and versatile when confronted with obstacles and chances. They are looking for somebody who can be proactive while at the very same time reacting and adjusting to the various requirements and concerns of a varied network.

Jobs and Duties

  • Site Management.
    • Preserve the method for a first-rate interactive and vibrant site, fundraise for and execute the Site Revamp strategy
    • Establish ingenious, web based occasions for YPARD members utilizing a series of multimedia;-LRB- **************).
    • Supply chances for and assistance members and agents to execute local and nationwide online occasions;-LRB- **************).
    • Produce linkages with other organisations for more vibrant and higher reach of online material.
  • Communications Management.
    • Preserve the YPARD Communications method, requirements and guarantee adherence within the international neighborhood;-LRB- **************).
    • Handle the month-to-month e-newsletter, getting stories and info from local agents and members;-LRB- **************).
    • Supply assistance for local reporting and interactions;-LRB- **************).
    • Supply assistance to the 4 YPARD local organizers in handling their local sites, interactions and understanding strategies
    • Establish idea notes in assistance of interactions activities customized to particular donors
    • Establish idea notes for moneying larger interactions efforts and look for extra financing where possible
    • Assistance and assistance on content advancement and main paperwork
    • Guide specialists for web based, graphic style services and web and interactions assistance
  • Network Engagement.
    • Coordinate the YPARD Global Group, upgrading the contents and handing over obligations for conversations;-LRB- **************).
    • Increase the variety of active members in the network and exposure of the network
    • Assistance the advancement of YPARD as a center for youth and farming organisations through linkages and cooperations with other organisations
    • Execute the Regional Media Outreach capability advancement webinar series
    • Assistance to the director on the tactical advancement of the company
    • Identify prospective people from the network for presence at occasions and high profile positions, representing the network
    • Participate in conferences or occasions on behalf of the YPARD director where s/he is not able to go to
    • Supply assistance in arranging workshops and conferences
    • Supply assistance in arranging the submission and clearance of Letters of Arrangement
  • Tracking and Examination.
    • Manage the advancement of tracking and assessment for web and interactions and operate in partnership with the director on the international method
    • Collect and report on signs for reporting requirements to donors


  • Candidates need to have a university degree in farming, agribusiness, interactions, worldwide advancement or associated field;-LRB- **************).
  • Have 3 years of appropriate experience in farming or advancement associated companies;-LRB- **************).
  • Working understanding of English (shown capability to compose posts and reports);-LRB- **************).
  • Experience in engaging online neighborhoods, occasions management and social (media) reporting and marketing;-LRB- **************).
  • Comprehending of International Agricultural Research study and Advancement concerns;-LRB- **************).
  • Capable to work separately and able to provide with regard to numerous due dates
  • Understanding and enthusiasm around concerns of youth, gender and food systems;-LRB- **************).
  • Experience dealing with youth networks and setting in motion volunteers.


To use, check out the recruitment site at Jobs at FAO and finish your online profile. Insufficient applications will not be thought about. Just applications gotten through the recruitment website will be thought about.

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