Jobs Around the World: November 2018

Jobs Around the World: November 2018

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Humanitarian Communications Officer at Save the Children in Bogota, Columbia

Deadline: December 4, 2018

The Humanitarian Communications Manager role will be responsible for producing all key communication assets that enable Save the Children International and its membership to amplify our voice and speak out on behalf of children affected by emergencies. In large category 1 or 2, or complex emergencies with multiple communications deployments, the position will coordinate the work of other deployed positions, including the information and communications coordinator, multimedia producer, visits coordinator; and dotted line coordination of the media manager and advocacy manager. The role will ensure Save the Children’s brand and values are streamlined and reflected across all external communications channels, meeting content needs in all aspects, and establishing a singular ‘voice’ for the response.

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Communications Specialist at UNOPS in Brussels, Belgium

Deadline: December 5, 2018

Cities Alliance is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Communications Specialist to support the new business model and the 2018-2021 Strategic Plan with the aim of expanding the visibility and outreach of the organization as well as the developmental results delivered and, ensure the organization is branded in way that is consistent with its vision and mission, and leverages its niche positioning. The incumbent will mainstream gender equality and women’s empowerment in the narrative and messaging on Cities Alliance work. The Communications Specialist will report to the Head of Strategy and Results, and manage a small team dedicated to communication activities.

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Art & Culture Liaison Officer at Filmaid International in Dadaab, Kenya

Deadline: December 3, 2018

FilmAid is an international development and humanitarian communications organization that harnesses the power and influence of media and the arts to respond to emergencies as well as promote social change through dialogue in order to protect the wellbeing of displaced and vulnerable populations by building stronger, healthier, and more informed communities around the world. The Art & Culture Liaison Officer will coordinate arts & cultural productions & support Media training alumni/student productions in Dadaab. He/she will ensure proper planning and execution of creative based projects that are facilitated by refugees and host community creatives, students and alumni.

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Communications Officer at Terre des hommes Foundation Child Relief in Amman, Jordan

Deadline: December 8, 2018

The Communications Officer (CO) is responsible to develop, manage and coordinate the communication plan of Tdh Jordan delegation. Working with the program and field teams across the delegation, s/he will develop compelling stories to support Tdh’s communications objectives and help in the delegation’s external visibility. S/he reports directly to the Country Representative and functionally to the Regional Communications Coordinator also based in Amman.

  • Production of quality written communication materials: write periodical stories, news articles and other communication materials as per the communication plan of the delegation that target internal and external audiences of interest;

  • Quality printed and media communication materials: ensure Tdh Jordan have up to date visibility and communication materials printed, digital or other forms of media that carefully portray the issues of children in Jordan and the work of Tdh Jordan to respond to these issues;

  • Media representation and networking: engage with and maintain relationships with the media in Jordan and other national forums that enable Tdh Jordan to communicate with specific or wider audiences in Jordan for purpose of advocacy on behalf of children’s rights.

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Media & Communications Officer at Oxfam GB in Kathmandu, Nepal

Deadline: December 4, 2018

This role will be responsible to contribute to develop the gender-sensitive external and internal media and communications plans and materials and implement them to support the Country Program in general and the advocacy and campaigns program in particular.

S/he will be responsible for providing support in delivering high quality visibility and quality impact of Oxfam Programs and maintain and support Oxfam’s internal communications and knowledge management process. S/he will also require building media and communications capacity of program and partner staff.

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Advocacy & Communications Officer at HIAS in Greece

Deadline: December 10, 2018

HIAS seeks an Advocacy and Communications Officer to support the formulation and implementation of the communications and advocacy strategies in HIAS’ Greece. S/he plays a key role in in the communications and advocacy projects that raises HIAS’ public profile, visibility and innovation in the refugee rights and protection field. This role is based in Athens, and requires frequent travel to Lesvos.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops and implements a media relations strategy, traditional and digital, which promotes HIAS' Greece's programs and HIAS' organizational strategy.

  • Conducts research, analysis, and writes about refugee and asylum policy and programs; creates and maintains advocacy contact and target lists of local officials, NGO staff, and others; fosters relationships with other advocacy partners.

  • Directs HIAS Greece's social media strategy and oversee its digital presence and growth; writes, edits and maintains editorial marketing content related to HIAS News, achievements, field work and special events.

  • Manages communication projects to support HIAS’ advocacy campaigns.

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Digital Communications Officer at MercyCorps in Edinburgh, UK

Deadline: November 30, 2018

The Media and Communications team supports Mercy Corps' strategic vision by raising influence, income and demonstrating impact by engaging, informing and exciting the general public, media, donors, and potential donors about the work of Mercy Corps. We enhance and protect the organization's brand and reputation with existing and new supporters through media relations outreach, brand awareness and digital communications.
We work in partnership to further the organization's global priorities and Mercy Corps Europe's three year strategic objectives, specifically partnering with Mercy Corps Europe Fundraising, Policy & Advocacy, Programs and Executive teams, and the global organization's Resource Development (RD) function, as well as other team members in the 40 countries where we work.

The Officer will support the Media & Communications team on the delivery of digital engagement campaigns to raise awareness of Mercy Corps' work and key issues. Working in a fast-paced and changing environment, the Officer will be used to working under pressure and independently, and relish the challenge of managing a number of projects simultaneously.

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Communications Associate (Writer/Editor) at One Acre Fund in Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline: Unclear

The communications team shapes One Acre Fund’s global brand and local reputation. One Acre Fund currently serves more than 600,000 smallholder farmers in six countries across Eastern and Southern Africa, and we aim to serve one million farmers by 2020. Our fourteen-person team champions the idea that hard-working farmers are at the heart of rural development and national prosperity.

You’ll serve as the lead writer and editor for all One Acre Fund audiences, ranging from U.S. funders and policymakers to East African government partners and prospective job applicants. You’ll also develop aspiring writers within the communications team and across the organization. As an in-house reporter, you’ll identify compelling One Acre Fund stories and trends to share globally. As our lead editor, you’ll ensure consistency of our content and develop the writing talents of others.


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