Communication Officer

الوصف الوظيفي
FUNCTION 
Communication Officer
 
CONTEXT AND BACKGROUND
Secours Islamique France (SIF) is a Non-Governmental Organization of international solidarity based in France. Founded in 1991, SIF is a non-profit and non-political organization that intents to help, to bring relief and to protect the lives of those threatened by natural disasters, armed conflicts or by economic collapse. SIF provides its help in respect of the cultural diversity, without any distinction of origin, religion or gender. SIF Palestine Mission was established in 2008 and since then, it has set up many concrete activities in order to help in a large scale and developed a comprehensive knowledge of the local context and understanding of local needs.
 
ROLE IN THE ORGANIZATION
The Communication Officer is under the supervision of Deputy Head of Mission, responsible for all communication work aspects’, and s/he will work in close cooperation with SIF teams as following:-
 
Strategic Communications and Planning
  • Develops, delivers, and implements high-quality communications and media strategy, in consultation with technical and operational SIF staff;
  • Develops annual communication implementation plans;
  • Contributes effectively in leading the communication process in times of crisis and responding to emergency campaigns;
  • Supports communications efforts in projects planning, budgeting, and administrative issues.
Media Content Production and Management
  • Works with teams to ensure quality and appropriate content and provide review of all communication material (audio-visual and print) raising material produced and distributed by SIF;
  • Coordinates closely work on the edutainment activities of the project with the projects Managers, project partners, consultants and a Production/Photographing/Filming Companies.
  • Develop terms of reference for all SIF communication activities according to program and operation visibility plan. 
  • Reviews  and edits lessons learned; case studies from the field;success stories for SIF publication , media reports, official letters and presentation where needed;
  • Reviews and approves all projects and office visibility materials destined for an external audience, both for program/projects and administrative purposes and partners  to ensure compliance with SIF and its values and requirements. 
  • Captures and shares photo documentation for all key activities;
  • Communicates with the organization stakeholders to define key messages and communication tools to reach each segment.
Communications Service Delivery
  • Provides a fast and efficient all round media and communications service to colleagues in SIF and at headquarters;
  • Manages one’s own time and schedule to ensure all content deadlines are met and allow contingency for unexpected requests and emergencies;
  • Prepares, fact-checks and produces professional media and communications materials for different audiences, ensuring all necessary approvals and timely dissemination;
  • Manages SIF’s local communication needs including producing newsletters, reports, briefings and presentations.
Media, Publicity and Public Relations
  • Works closely with the communications team at headquarters to develop SIF’s messaging to public media audiences;
  • Liaises regularly with international teams (Communications, Fundraising, Marketing and Programs) on campaigns such as Ramadan, Eid, Palestine and others to ensure maximum visibility;
  • Host live streams, webinars and digital events including live coverage of SIF programs activities;
  • Build strong relationships with local media, regularly pitching stories and content ideas;
  • Develop press releases, reactive lines, questions and answers and to organize press conferences, media briefings and visits of journalists and VIPs to program locations;
  • Manage SIF’s in-country communications including social media platforms where appropriate and with appropriate sign-offs;
  • Deal proactively and/or re-actively with all media inquiries and escalate issues to appropriate senior staff where required.
Reporting
  • Contribute to quarterly and annual reporting on the projects, as needed in full coordination with the DHoM and Programs Manager;
  • Produce regular reports and media summaries, as well as supports the production of SIF’s reports including donor feedback reports, the annual report and the reporting requirements of institutional partners;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES
-    A Bachelor Degree from an accredited university or its equivalent in journalism, media , communication,or a related field and equivalent work experience;
-    Minimum 5 years of proven field experience in relevant field;
-    Experience of producing high quality written and audio-visual materials;
-    Experience in and commitment to participatory management and maintaining a supportive, open environment to ensure the transferring of knowledge & development of all staff;
-    Experience and good knowledge in working with local partner agencies.;
-    Excellent communication & reporting skills in written and spoken English & Arabic; French is plus;
-    Ability to travel frequently and under the particular travel requirements of the assignment;
-    Ability to lead and participate in teams but also to work independently;
-    Ability to think creatively and knowledge of international law and human rights issues;
-    Assessment, analytical, planning skills, diplomacy, tact, negotiating skills, and personnel management skills;
-   Computer skills (Word, Excel).
 
PERSONAL QUALITIES   
Flexible, initiative, capacity to prioritize, networking and partnership development, sense of responsibilities and coordination skills, good interpersonal skills, patient and ready to listen to people, open-minded and collective approach and strong humanitarian motivation, ability to work under pressure and in emergencies.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS  
  • Location: Gaza Strip
  • Duration: One year (renewable ) 
  • Starting Date: ASAP 
  • Communication Officer : (Ref #:2022/03/CO)
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Communication Officer
آخر موعد للتقديم 10 - Mar - 2022
المكان قطاع غزة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني متوسط الخبرة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 5 Years
آلية التقديم
APPLICATION INSTRUCTION
Interested candidates are requested to send the followings: 
  • Their CV;
  • Letter of Motivation with the Ref # of the post (as indicated above);
  • Two professional references for the last two employers with their contacts’ information.
All above documents should be sent not later than 02:00 p.m. on 10.03.2022 to the following e-mail address: 
Faxed CV’s or emails without the Post Title & Ref # will be neglected. Only candidates possessing relevant experiences will be shortlisted.

Secours Islamique France is an equal opportunity employer
SIF commits to respect the “Do no harm” humanitarian principle and ensure child safety is paramount in all its activities. SIF implements a Child Safeguarding Policy (CSP) at headquarters and in every mission. We do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with vulnerable people, in particular with children join our organization.
 
This position is subject to a range of vetting checks including criminal records disclosure and reference checks. We have zero tolerance for harmful practices and will take any allegation or report of child abuse very seriously.
نصيحة من جوبس لحمايتك : عند التقدم لاية وظيفة عن طريق الانترنت، لا تقم بإعطاء معلومات بطاقة الأعتماد او أية معلومات بنكية / مالية لصاحب عمل.