Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) is a global partnership with the goal of enabling 120 million more women and girls to access and use contraceptives by 2020. FP2020 supports the rights of women and girls to decide, freely and for themselves, whether, when and how many children they want to have. FP2020 provides a platform to enhance information sharing and to support the coordination of efforts across the larger FP2020 community to advance access to family planning information, services and contraceptives under the guiding principles of rights, quality, equity, and voluntarism. The FP2020 Secretariat is hosted by the UN Foundation.
The Communications Officer, FP2020 will be an integral part of the Communications Team and will work under the direction of the Communications Director, FP2020. The Communications Officer, FP2020 will serve in a key role on the FP2020 Secretariat, providing general communications and public relations support in alignment with FP2020’s strategic priorities. These priorities are geared to support coordination and problem solving at the global, regional, and country levels with the overarching goal to enhance the ability of women and girls to access and use modern contraceptive information, services and supplies.
The position will support a range of activities undertaken by the Communications Team including but not limited to content creation, writing, editing, social media support, partner engagement, website support, and media relations.
Communications Officer, FP2020 will be based out of the UN Foundation’s offices in Washington, DC. This is a staff person who will represent FP2020 externally and must work diplomatically with partners, be strategic, and have the ability to multi-task and work efficiently. The position will also require a close working relationship and tight coordination with the Public Affairs teams of the UN Foundation, Every Woman Every Child, and other core partners.
For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:
A choice of two health plans through CareFirst (PPO or HDHP with HSA),
Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of parental leave.