Call for Proposals: Elevate Adolescent Well-being as Communications Specialist for “Aspan” Project!

Deadline: March 15, 2024

UNESCO IITE invites skilled professionals to submit proposals for the role of Communications Specialist for the innovative “Aspan” project. The chosen specialist will contribute significantly to the project’s mission of fostering inclusive discussions on reproductive health, gender equality, and the prevention of gender-based violence using the AI chat-bot, Aspan.

Project Overview: The Aspan project has successfully engaged Russian and Kazakh-speaking adolescents through its AI chat-bot, processing over 200,000 messages and accumulating a knowledge base with answers to 3,000 questions. The 2024 plan includes podcast collaborations and enhanced social media campaigns.

Responsibilities: The Communications Specialist will be responsible for:

  1. Developing and managing a diverse publication schedule for social media platforms, incorporating podcasts, visuals, and targeted promotional campaigns.
  2. Collaborating with Kazakh influencers to create podcasts on critical topics.
  3. Overseeing social media posting schedules, visual design, and content creation.
  4. Implementing and managing targeted promotional activities on various social media platforms.
  5. Recruiting, coordinating, and managing a volunteer team to support project activities.

 Qualifications: Applicants should possess:

  • Relevant higher education in communications, marketing, or digital media.
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience, preferably in social media management and content planning.
  • Proficiency in Russian and Kazakh with excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and teamwork skills.


Below, you will find a detailed job description for the available position, accompanied by the corresponding formal application form. Applicants are kindly requested to meticulously fill out and sign the provided form. It is mandatory to attach the candidate’s CV along with the application.

Communications Specialist – Terms of Reference | Application Form


Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024

Interested individuals should submit their proposals to Ekaterina Samolygo at by the deadline. After evaluating the received proposals, UNESCO IITE Unit for ICT in Health Education will contact the selected candidate(s) for further collaboration.


Thank you for your interest in contributing to the Aspan project, and we look forward to the positive impact your expertise will bring to adolescent well-being.