Regional Information and Communications Officer

The Opportunity

The Information and Communications Officer role is to deliver vital information and communication products covering the Middle East and Eastern Europe (MEE) region's emergency responses that enable excellent media and fundraising activities for Members and across Save the Children International. The Information and Communications Officer will coordinate communications outputs such as situation reports and key messages and take a lead on information management tasks. She/he will also support communications and media activities through translation of Arabic/English materials, media monitoring, supporting in content gathering and building relations with regional media contacts.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • Support the development of Information and Communications Materials on the humanitarian crises across the Middle East and Eastern Europe region
  • Act as focal point for the coordination and dissemination of Middle East and Eastern Europe country situation reports and information snapshots
  • Updating internal information management tools with relevant information from the situation reports
  • Ensure that Country Offices are producing timely, accurate and high quality situation reports (sitreps), coordinate and distribute the sitreps to humanitarian communications focal points across the organization
  • Lead on the production of dashboards, snapshots and other information products for the MEE Region
  • Produce accurate, clear and consistent information and communication outputs relating to Save the Children's responses and programmes - including key messages, context updates, briefings and factsheets
  • Uploading of materials onto the humanitarian section of Onenet and assist in uploading communications materials to other relevant platforms such as Content Hub and Workplace
  • Support in keeping Middle East and Eastern Europe Regional Office's Twitter account updated
  • Liaise with and support country office Onenet and website focal points to ensure country pages are regularly updated
  • Assist with translations of simple documents as needed
  • Arabic media monitoring
  • Building up a network of contacts in Arabic media
  • Support the Advocacy, Media and Communications team with organisation of meetings when needed
  • Participate in Humanitarian Advocacy Working Group (HAWG) meetings and take the minutes of the meetings as needed

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector, this role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only, and the contract length is 12 months.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Location: Amman, Jordan

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Monday 25 February 2019

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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