Call for Proposals: World Radio Day 2018 Coordinator

17 June 2017


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13 February of each year is World Radio Day — a day to celebrate radio as a medium, to improve international cooperation between broadcasters, and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, freedom of expression and gender equality over the airwaves.

The UNESCO Section for Media Development and Society is currently seeking through a call for proposals a highly-experienced and motivated individual to coordinate World Radio Day 2018, from September to March 2018, under the theme "Sports and Radio".

The contractee will be responsible for developing and implementing the World Radio Day 2018 campaign strategy, and fostering and tracking worldwide participation of partner organisations, radio and other media, sports associations, governments, UN agencies, and other relevant institutions. They will also develop and manage an engaging, modern website and a set of high qualty campaign materials, all in multiple languages.

The position would allow a contractee who is passionate and knowledgeable about radio and sports to contribute on a global level to the advancement of issues relevant to the topic, and apply their existing skills and experience in coordinating major international campaigns.


If you are interested in this assignment, please send a written proposal in English or French to on or before 23 July 2017 at 12 p.m. (midday) Paris time.

Click here to read the call for proposals, including detailed information on submitting your candidature.