Jordan: A MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL COMMUNICATION ADVISOR

Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 16 Dec 2016

Context: In Jordan, based in Amman with regular travel to countries across the region

Since few months, a Middle East Regional Office has been created by ACF Spain and ACF France to provide support to the ACF Country Offices based in the Middle East: Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, Occupied Palestinian territory (OPT) and Yemen.

The main objectives of this platform will be to reinforce the knowledge management at regional level for an improved accountability through a regional MEAL strategy, to reinforce the HR management and capacity at regional level, and to intensify ACF profile at regional level through improved accountability, visibility and coherence.

Length of contract: 12 months (renewable) starting from the 1st of January 2017**

The position: You will develop and implement a regional communication strategy in order to increase communication and visibility on ACF interventions in the Middle-East towards international and national media, ACF communication channels and towards all humanitarian stakeholders in the region.

More precisely, you will be in charge to:

  • Increase ACF visibility regarding its interventions in the Middle-East at media level (international and national media) and ACF communication channels

  • Liaise and networking with international media and journalists at country level and regional level

  • Assist the respective CDs and the Communication Departments in ACF International with obtaining/producing of new communication material to be adapted for the different target groups

  • Feed ACF web sites, blogs and social networks

  • Train mission staff on communication activities and provide adequate tools

  • Facilitate institutional visibility among donors and stakeholders

  • Provide technical assistance on Preparation of regional promotional material

  • Assist Country Offices in producing regular updates about ACF activities in the Middle-East

  • Liaise with the different donors communication units and take part in communication working groups

  • Develop national communication strategy upon request

  • Facilitate internal communication within ACF and support to the ACF missions in the region

  • Represent ACF in advocacy regional fora

  • Supervise the regular provision of a snapshot on the various crisis and ACF response for internal use

  • Manage the communication team

The applicant:**

You hold an advanced university degree in journalism or communication, with at least 4 years of demonstrated experience in planning and implementing communication activities, especially with an NGO.

You have a strong and demonstrated expertise in communication materials (Photo and video edition, website software) and in social media management.

English fluency is compulsory. Arabic, Spanish or French would be an asset.

A first experience in the Middle East will be much appreciated.

Capacity to work in complicated security environment is required.

Status: According ACF HR policy.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our website: http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/positions/view/2307/A-Regional-Communication-Advisor/

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