Digital Information Manager , IAEA – Austria

$114,211 - $149,001 / YEAR Expired 3 weeks ago
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Organizational Setting

The Director General’s Office (DGO) provides leadership and coordination for all IAEA activities at the executive level for meeting Member States’ needs, and achieving a one-house approach and a results-based management.The Office for Public Information and Communication provides objective, accurate and timely information about the IAEA and nuclear developments that fosters public understanding of the IAEA’s global roles. It also provides advice to the Director General on relations with the media and organizes press briefings. The Office coordinates the communication activities for the rest of the house and assists in the media aspects of major IAEA events and conferences.The Web, Digital Media and Public Information Materials Section has corporate responsibility for the editorial management, creation and development of information products with a particular focus on the web, digital media, internal communications and cross-departmental promotional material.

Main Purpose

The Digital Information Manager actively supports Director OPIC and senior IAEA staff in generating digital stories highlighting IAEA activities and increasing knowledge and understanding of nuclear issues. She/he is also actively involved in other outreach activities to increase media and public awareness of the IAEAs work and in producing communication outcomes dashboards and analysis.

The functional title, organizational structure and reporting lines of this position may be subject to change in the near future.


The Digital Information Manager is: 1) a digital media strategist fostering public awareness of nuclear and IAEA’s work for peace and development around the world2) a writer and editor handling the production of digital content to help the public better understand the IAEA’s mandate and work in support to Member States, 3) a communication expert of multimedia and data visualization for social media in order to achieve greater engagement with the different aspects of the Agency’s work; 4) a measurement and evaluation analyst able to use data analysis to showcase the value and impact of the communication outputs and use these insights to shape the digital communications strategy.

Functions / Key Results Expected

Part of the functions / key results expected of this position may be subject to change in the near future.

Improve understanding and increase awareness of IAEA activities and nuclear issues by writing and editing articles, and social media content.
Help drive strategic external communications policy by devising and managing proactive digital outreach web content, and social media campaigns, as well as in promoting key events and nuclear issues.
Oversee the planning and production and edit of web and social media coverage of events that would prompt better public/media awareness of the IAEA and its activities.
Help D rive the implementation of the internal communication strategy including by the development of functional specifications for the intranet and regularly review the structure and design of the intranet and ensure that intranet content adheres to Agency branding and editorial guidelines, and by developing content for the Agency Intranet and coordinating internal communication activities.- Provide the wider Communications team with digital media insights and audience analysis to support production and dissemination of content internally and externally using evidence based Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Collaborate with brand, multimedia, graphic design and social media colleagues to ensure an integrated, consistent approach on visuals and messaging.
Collaborate with webmaster and programmer colleagues to ensure a cohesive vision and impact-based approach for web content, especially regarding the management of the external and internal websites, including their migration when relevant.

Competencies and Expertise

Core Competencies(Competency Framework)

Name Definition
Communication Communicates orally and in writing in a clear, concise and impartial manner. Takes time to listen to and understand the perspectives of others and proposes solutions.
Achieving Results Takes initiative in defining realistic outputs and clarifying roles, responsibilities and expected results in the context of the Department/Division’s programme. Evaluates his/her results realistically, drawing conclusions from lessons learned.
Teamwork Actively contributes to achieving team results. Supports team decisions.
Planning and Organizing Plans and organizes his/her own work in support of achieving the team or Section’s priorities. Takes into account potential changes and proposes contingency plans.

Functional Competencies

Name Definition
Client orientation Helps clients to analyse their needs. Seeks to understand service needs from the client’s perspective and ensure that the client’s standards are met.
Judgement/decision making Consults with supervisor/manager and takes decisions in full compliance with the Agency’s regulations and rules. Makes decisions reflecting best practice and professional theories and standards.
Partnership building Identifies and builds partnerships. Develops and maintains long lasting partnerships to strengthen relationships. Delivers programmatic outputs and acquires resources in support of Agency goals.

Required Expertise

Function Name Expertise Description
Public Information and External Relations Creating Visibility for the Organization Extensive working knowledge of the news media and how best to meet its needs in order to most effectively deliver the IAEA message.
Public Information and External Relations External Cooperation Ability to coordinate and manage a major media and public outreach campaign and contribute creative input.
Public Information and External Relations Global Advocacy Ability to explain the work of the IAEA in a simple, concise and interesting way to a non-scientific and global audience.
Public Information and External Relations Outreach Ability to formulate, develop and deliver proposals for media outreach to highlight IAEA activities.
Public Information and External Relations Political Acumen Awareness of the background and sensitivity of international non-proliferation, safety, security and other nuclear issues in which the IAEA is engaged.
Public Information and External Relations Public Information and Communication Proven writing skills, including on complex technical issues.

Qualifications, Experience and Language skills

  • Advanced university degree in journalism, international relations, non-proliferation studies or a related field. First University degree in journalism, international relations, non-proliferation studies or a related field plus two additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced degree.
  • At least seven years of practical work experience in a journalism or international organization press office environment.
  • Ability to create KPIs and provide data analysis and evaluation dashboards using international metrics. Proven skills in creating reports and presentations using a variety of software tools including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience of working on international issues.
  • Experience in research or writing in the field of nuclear non-proliferation or arms control an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.


The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $77326 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $ 44772*, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; Other benefits include 6 weeks’ annual leave, home leave travel, pension plan and health insurance. More information on the conditions of employment can be found at:

General Information

  • The IAEA’s paramount consideration in the recruitment of staff member is to secure employees of the highest standards of efficiency, technical competence and integrity.
  • Staff Members shall be selected without any unfair treatment or arbitrary distinction based on a person’s race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, age, language, social origin or other similar shared characteristic or trait.
  • The IAEA is committed to gender equality and to promoting a diverse workforce. Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are strongly encouraged.
  • Applicants should be aware that IAEA staff members are international civil servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority. The IAEA is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. As part of the United Nations common system, the IAEA subscribes to the following core ethical standards (or values): Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for diversity.
  • The IAEA has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and the IAEA, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.

Evaluation process

  • The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the selection criteria stated in the vacancy announcement. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information. Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise, which may be followed by a competency-based interview.
  • Candidates under serious consideration for selection may be subject to reference and background checks as part of the recruitment process.

Appointment information

  • Appointment is subject to a satisfactory medical report.
  • Staff members may be assigned to any location.
  • Candidates appointed to posts in the Professional and higher categories are subject to IAEA rotation policy and their maximum tour of service shall normally be seven years.
  • The IAEA retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade or with a different contract type, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or for shorter duration than indicated above.
Vienna, Austria
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