COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER IN LEBANON

COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER IN LEBANON

Danmission is looking for a full time communication and public relations officer in Lebanon.

Kirstine Thye Skovhøj,  

APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINE:

The application should only contain the following:
– Cover letter including contact information, short motivation/presentation, references and a picture of the candidate, max.1 page
– Curriculum Vitae max. 2 pages
– Preferably a sample of previous work (articles/video/design, communication strategy)All pages should be submitted in one file and sent to COMPR@DANMISSION.DKApplications not adhering to the above guidelines, will not be taken into consideration for the position.

CONTACT PERSON EMAIL: COMPR@DANMISSION.DK

TASKS RELATED TO COMMUNICATIONS:

  • Design, development and implementation of the Communication, Visibility and Dissemination plan for larger project grants
  • Management of social media platforms
  • Development of an online toolkit on how to work with interfaith and intercultural dialogue
  • Coordinate on communication and visibility with local partners and plan and perform training of partners, staff and volunteers
  • Design and production of visibility items
  • In charge of taking photos, videos, producing visibility materials and contact to media in relation to public events.
  • Proactive in pitching ideas to the Danmission Department for Communication at the HQ with stories etc. relating to Danmissions engagement in MENA region
  • Write and edit articles, press releases etc. in English and in Arabic
  • Contribute to the overall reporting on communication activities related to Danmissions active programs

TASKS RELATED TO PUBLIC RELATIONS:

  • Assisting in the planning and coordination of visits etc. from Denmark
  • Establishing and maintaining external media relations, both locally and regionally
  • Cultivate contact to local stakeholders, partners and donors
  • Representing Danmission and promoting Danmission’s work and values

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCES: 

  • Experience with strategic planning and development of various communication and visibility products
  • Able to plan, design and produce creative social media content including short videos
  • Have a proven record of generating press coverage and has a strong network among journalists in MENA region and globally
  • Experience with photography and video editing
  • Have experience and are passionate about promoting interfaith dialogue, peacebuilding efforts, human rights or similar
  • Solid experience with coordination of study trips, setting up meetings, follow up on inquiries etc.
  • Fluency in English and in Arabic

PERSONAL COMPETENCES:

  • Lebanese national or able to work in Lebanon
  • Ready to work for a Danish Christian faith-based organization and adhere to the values of Danmission
  • Visionary and have a passion for communication and an eye for the good story
  • Structured coordinator and thrive having many tasks at the same time
  • Social personality and a team player
  • Ability to seize and exploit unexpected opportunities to communicate and disseminate results
  • Good networker thriving when representing the organization
  • Ready and able to travel in the MENA region

ABOUT DANMISSION:

Danmissions work in the MENA region focuses on: dialogue and interreligious understanding, peace and co-existence, inclusive citizenship, poverty reduction and church development. Danmission has been present in the MENA region for more than 100 years. Currently, Danmission is supporting projects in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt and Jordan. Danmission is an independent Danish NGO connected to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark. Our overall mission is to create peace and understanding through dialogue and combating poverty for people in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, 31 May 2019

CONTRACT TYPE: Full Time

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: 2 years with possibility of extension

JOB LOCATION: Hamra

WORKING AREA: Lebanon with possible travel in the MENA region

SALARY RANGE: 1200 to 1500 (USD)

EDUCATION DEGREE: Bachelor Degree

EDUCATION DEGREE DETAILS: Degree in journalism, communication or similar. Have at least 2-3 years of working experience within a relevant field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 2 to 3 years

ARABIC LANGUAGE: Excellent

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Excellent

FRENCH LANGUAGE: None

URL: https://english.danmission.dk/blog/2019/05/22/communication-and-public-relations-officer-in-lebanon/