Requires a Cover Letter?: 
no
Application Submissions Guideline: 

Applications should include a detailed CV with at least two References. Please send your CV, in English, writing in the subject the reference " Communications Consultant" to the following e-mail address: [email protected]. The deadline for submission is November 8, 2020. Any CV submitted without reference will be disregarded.

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Description: 

Assignment: Responsible for providing a range of traditional and social media support functions to ACTED projects in Lebanon.

FUNCTIONS:

The Communications Consultant is responsible for completing the following tasks:

External Communication:

1.1 Organizing communications materials

  • Collecting, organising and selecting powerful images (and/or video footage) for regular use on ACTED Lebanon and ACTED HQ social media;
  • Designing project’s communication strategies in coordination with the technical teams and donors’ guidelines;
  • Designing mission communication strategy in coordination with PD department, senior management and ACTED HQ;

 

1.2 Printable and branded material

  • Developing content, visuals & design of brochures, factsheets, project 1-pagers in line with ACTED’s and the donor’s visibility requirements

 

    1. Content generation and social media - maintenance of the ACTED social media channels – Instagram and facebook via:
  • Creading simple but effective photo quotes, infographics and social media posts;
  • Locating social media focused content from stakeholders, government and UN agencies, and other partners’ postings;
  • Identifying powerful stories from the field and from partners, and collecting relevant information (preparing and conducting interviews) and products to promote them;
  • Monitoring and promoting ACTED presence in the media;

 

1.4 Events/campaigns

  • Supporting organization of workshops, campaigns and events as required, including drafting agendas, invitations, taking photographs and assist with same-day coordination

 

Required professional qualities and skills:

    • University degree in Communications, Social and/or Political Science, International Studies
    • At least 2 years of previous experience working with an international/national NGO;
    • Strong writing skills and the ability to present information clearly and concisely;
    • Interest and knowledge in humanitarian and development fields
    • Experience with maintaining/support in updating professionally social media channels such as Instagram, Twitter and facebook
    • Good command of photo editing software, online video publishing and experience with flash;
    • Excellent writing skills in English;
    • Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision, be dynamic, proactive and creative;
    • Impartiality, objectivity and confidentiality are imperative; without prior authorization of Project Development Manager, content should not be shared within or outside ACTED and kept within the Project Development Unit.

 

Working arrangements:

The Communication Consultant will be remunerated based on the deliverables, which are as follow:

    • At least 10 social media posts developed and posted per month;
    • At least 2 photo relations/stories developed per month;
    • At least 3 project/mission communications plans developed and finalised during the time of assignment;
    • Ad hoc support related to creation of visuals, communication materials for the purpose of mission/projects’ visibility in the traditional/social media;
    • Ad-hoc capacity building provision to the member of the organisation (photo trainings etc.).
    • The Communication Consultant will be remunerated contingent of completing 30hours per week, based on the monthly submitted attendance record.
Expired
Last modified: 
29 Oct, 2020
Intervention Sector(s):
Development
Application Deadline:
Sunday, 8 November 2020
Contract Type:
Consultancy
Period of Employment:
TBC
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
800 to 1200 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
None
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
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