Jobs Around the World: June 2016
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Communications Officer for Protection International in Bangkok,Thailand
50% internal communications (meeting translations, minutes, written & verbal reports)
50% external communication (meeting translations, audio-visual material, public information, i.e. website content, social media content, media statements, public reports).
- Assist with English translations and with drafting reports in English;
- Draft and edit briefs, articles, press-releases, web-entries and social media updates;
- Prepare regular updates and share relevant information with PI’s Advocacy & Outreach Unit to update the relevant news and updates on Thailand for PI website and social media;
- Communicate with external stakeholders for Human Rights Defenders protection according to the guidance and under the supervision of the PI representative
Deadline: July 31, 2016
Media Officer for Save the Children in Athens, Greece
The migrant and refugee crisis in Greece has resulted in a humanitarian crisis affecting more than 50,000 people now stranded in the country, since Balkan borders shut in early March.
Effective media relations is critical for an effective and coordinated emergency response, raising awareness of issues faced by refugees and migrants, increasing community acceptance, raising money and advocating positive change for children and families affected by emergencies and those still at risk.
The Media Officer will lead on media relations with Greek media in Greece, and on social media, and Save the Children’s online presence. The post-holder will work with the Save the Children International media, communications and programmes team and others as necessary to provide external audiences in Greece with excellent information and communications on Save the Children’s humanitarian work. The Media Officer will also lead on the development of media products targeted at the Greek audience, and will track and monitor coverage of Save the Children in local media, while sharing with staff top news related to migrants and refugees in Greece.
Deadline: July 5, 2016.
Communications/Technical Writer for ACDI/VOCA in Columbia
We are currently seeking a Communications/Technical Writer for the USAID-funded Columbia Producers to Market Alliance (PMA) Activity. The purpose of the activity is to improve the competitiveness of rural producers to respond to new and expanding market opportunities. The initiatives designed under this activity are market-led and focus on meeting the expectations of end markets, to ensure sustainability and increased profitability for rural producers and other actors in the selected value chains. The PMA Activity will help facilitate business deals between producers and buyers to increase incomes of small farmers – including women heads of household and members of minority ethnic groups – in rural municipalities that are important to achieving a sustainable and inclusive peace in Columbia.
Deadline: July 10, 2016
Director of External Communication for the Women’s Refugee Commission in New York City
The Director of External Communications has lead responsibility for the development and implementation of the Women’s Refugee Commission’s communication strategy and management of its communication staff. The Director is a member of the organization’s senior management team and works closely with the senior team to ensure that the WRC’s communications efforts advance the program, advocacy and development goals and overall reputation of the organization. The position is based in New York and reports to the Executive Director.
Deadline: July 1, 2016
Digital Media Manager for Rock the Vote in Washington, DC or Los Angeles, CA
Rock the Vote seeks a Digital Media Manager to join our team in either Washington, DC or Los Angeles, CA to manage our digital presence. This is an onsite position open immediately.
The Digital Media Manager will be responsible for building and maintaining Rock the Vote’s social media and digital efforts, including content creation and postings, social media channels, distribution channels, influencers, community managers, email, landing pages, online advertising, and social networks and communities.
We are seeking someone who is passionate about our mission and the role digital media can play in political and social movements, and who is a proactive, detail-oriented team player.
Head of Communications for United Nations University in Tokyo, Japan
The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars engaged in research, postgraduate training and dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States. It serves as a think tank for the United Nations system, contributes to capacity building particularly in developing countries, and serves as a platform for new and creative ideas and dialogue. In addition to the UNU Headquarters located in Tokyo, UNU has already established fifteen institutes and programmes worldwide.
UNU is searching for a Head of Communications to be located at its Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. The Head of Communications, reporting to the Executive Officer, Office of the Rector, will have responsibility for the development and implementation of the University’s worldwide communication and dissemination strategy and for implementing a focused set of activities aimed at enhancing the UNU’s media and communications outreach in the University’s main host country of Japan.