Communication Consultant

Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network
  • Location
    Tunis or Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 01

Position description

Duration: 6 months contract
Starting: 3 September 2018
Location: Brussels or Tunis (teleworking)
Reports to: Project Coordinator & Communication Director
Application deadline: 1 July 2018, midnight CET

EuroMed Rights is looking to recruit an experienced, dynamic professional as Communication consultant to work for a European Union-funded project aimed at enhancing and structuring dialogue between the EU and South Neighbourhood civil society (hereafter named as “MAJALAT”). The position would be a 6 months contract starting on 3 September 2018. The work will be home based/teleworking with expected travel to Brussels and/or Tunis.

Position summary

The Communication expert plays an integral role in the development of the project’s communication strategy plan and more specifically of the communication/press relations/social media work around Majalat’s Brussels Civil Forum (to be held in November 2018 in Brussels). S/he leads and participates in the execution of the communication plan, working in close collaboration with the project coordinator and the communication group (made of communication experts from the 6 partner organisations). S/he follows and feeds the Digital Platform with relevant information linked to the activities of the project. S/he oversees the coherence of the visual identity of the project and will support the partners with drafting reports and/or press releases around the activities of the project.

Essential position functions

  • Support to the setting-up of a Digital Platform in close collaboration with technical team;
  • Follow the development of a Digital Platform both content and technical wise including related activities on social media;
  • Actively cultivate and manage media relationships to ensure coverage of EuroMed Rights’ activities and Consortium members’ activities in the framework of the EU funded project;
  • Cover through Press relations/social media the Majalat’s Bussels Civil Forum organised by EuroMed rights.

Qualifications

  • A university degree in journalism, communications, political sciences or similar experience;
  • Proven expertise with digital platform(s);
  • Previous work experience in the euro-mediterranean region and civil society organisations;
  • Good understanding of media landscape in the EuroMed region;
  • Fluent knowledge (written and oral) of English and Arabic or French and Arabic;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Keen attention to details.

Application instructions

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and motivation letter (in English or French) by Sunday 1st July 2018, at midnight CET to Marie Picalausa, Senior Human Resource Officer.

Interviews will take place on 31 July and 1 August 2018. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Salary will be based on experience.

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