Requires a Cover Letter?: 
yes
Application Submissions Guideline: 

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their CVs along with the cover letter by email to [email protected], mentioning the title of the position in the email subject.

Applicants must submit their CVs between 8:00 AM & 4:00 PM ONLY, Emails without cover letter or wrong content in the subject will be DISMISSED.

Contact Person Name: 
HR Department
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Description: 
  1. Communication Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Developing a cohesive communications strategy.
  • Assembling and overseeing a diversely skilled communications team, Volunteers, and Intern/s.
  • Crisis management and preemptive planning.
  • Cultivating an environment of readiness and alertness.
  • Maintaining an awareness of company risks and threats.
  • Projecting a positive company image to the public.
  • Managing media relations.
  • Managing a communications budget.
  • Ensuring quality control of all information released.

 

  1. Media Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and implement a new media strategy aligned to URDA, with a focus on our campaign, advocacy, programmatic, and humanitarian work.
  • Assembling and overseeing a diversely skilled social media team, Volunteers, and Intern/s.
  • Handling media enquiries, drafting comments and media releases, developing, and maintaining a network of key media contacts, hosting media visits to field programmes and acting as a focal point for media requests.
  • The post-holder will support the function of risk mitigation, in cooperation with senior management and advocacy colleagues, and proactively spot opportunities for brand development.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key national and international journalists and media outlets.
  • Arrange media briefings and act as a spokesperson when required.
  • Stay up to date on developments on media tools and trends, including social media, and train colleagues on these as needed.
  • Work internally with social media, humanitarian communications and programmatic teams to ensure consistent messaging.
Expired
Last modified: 
29 Jul, 2020
Intervention Sector(s):
Communications & Media
Application Deadline:
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
Permanent
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
2000 to 2500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
A. Academic Qualifications • University qualification in journalism, public relations, media and mass communication or a related field with master’s and bachelor’s degree level study completed. B. Professional Background • Minimum Seven years of experience working as a media specialist for an international organization. • Experience in using media as a tool for advocacy, campaign, and/or humanitarian needs. • Experience in people management, strategic planning and networking in the media and communications sector. • Demonstrable experience in developing and implementing strategic and impactful media strategies. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly articulate complex issues in a compelling way for a variety of audiences. • Ability to identify key influencers and media targets, network and build relationships. • An innate ‘news’ sense and a proven ability to produce crisp, punchy media copy to tight deadlines.
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
Good
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • Mount Lebanon
  • Aaley
  • Choueifat