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International Rescue Committee

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15 Septembre 2021 Il y a 2 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunis

Secteur d’activité: Revendication et affaires gouvernementales

Type de contrat: Régulier

Taux d’occupation: Plein temps

Lieu de travail: Tunisia

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Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. Leading the way from harm to home, the IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation, and collaborative partnerships. The IRC launched an emergency health response in Libya in September 2016 as the humanitarian situation in Libya was deteriorating following the 2014 civil war. Since then, the IRC has broadened its portfolio with health, protection, and governance programs aiming to employ a holistic approach to meeting the needs of crisis affected and vulnerable communities to survive, recover, and gain control of their futures.

The IRC strives to raise the visibility of its programs, the contributions of its donors, and the needs of its clients to diverse audiences internally and externally. For this, IRC Libya aims to further build its internal communications resources and capacities.


IRC Libya seeks an experienced professional for the position of Communications Manager (CM) to manage project-specific communications deliverables, for example those required under the IRC’s USAID-funded Promoting Leadership & Activism of Youth (PLAY) for Peace project, as well as support the content collection for and development of proactive and reactive communications pieces across the program portfolio. The CM will ensure regular, timely, and high-quality communications content to showcase the project’s/programs’ successes on our respective comms channels through a range of products including success stories, information and fact sheets, capability statements, press releases, social media posts, etc. The CM will report to Advocacy Coordinator and will work in close collaboration with IRC’s Governance and other technical teams, and Advocacy and Grants teams, the Regionals Communications team, as well as communications colleagues working in partner organizations.


Collecting and packaging communications content:
Working in close collaboration with IRC program teams, and partner organization staff where applicable, participate in the collection and production of high-quality communication materials including human interest stories, local press releases, talking points, photos, blogs and videos ready to be submitted to the donor or used on the IRC’s regional and global channels.
Maintain a calendar of donor deliverables which is accessible to program and communications colleagues, and support in the collation and submission of products to the donor by deadline
Stay updated on all ongoing and upcoming project/program activities to anticipate and plan Comms opportunities.
Upload interview transcripts, communications content and consent forms to the IRC’s internal content management systems

Gathering, managing and summarizing information related to need and impact:
Working closely with program and MEAL teams to collect program information, updates on the impact of our work that can be shared with the donor and external audiences.
Support information and briefing requests and lead on updating information materials such as fact sheets and monthly updates.
Lead in the production of impactful infographics for reports and social media copy.
Keep up to date on relevant reports, data, national news articles, and research on the situation of IRC’s main client populations and social and political developments.
Ensuring compliance with Brand and Visibility Guidelines:
Advise program colleagues on compliance with the IRC and donor branding and visibility guidelines on communications materials as needed.
Coordinate sign off on branded items and products as necessary.
Ensure that all products are harmonized with partners’ branding and marking strategy where applicable.

Managing assets, brand and administration:
Manage communications activity budgets for PLAY for Peace and other comms allocations across the portfolio in collaboration with grants unit.
Ensure adherence to communication policies, protocols, standards and brand compliance.
Train IRC and partner organisation staff on communications as needed.
Provide translation (English-Arabic and vice versa) as needed.
Provide line and technical managers’ monthly summaries of work achieved.
Provide line and technical managers monthly planning documents listing donor content to be collected and other known opportunities.

As assigned, liaise with the regional media manager for emergencies and media-related opportunities in coordination with the Advocacy Coordinator and under the guidance/sign-off of the Country Director.
Work closely with the Advocacy Coordinator, developing and managing relationships with national media; developing and maintaining strong in-country journalist networks.
As relevant and possible, support/facilitate media visits at country level: In coordination with the regional senior media and communications manager, liaise with journalists and prepare field staff and beneficiaries for media visits.
Maintain records of the organization’s content production and media coverage in Libya.
Support field teams with the preparation for external visits to IRC activities by media, donors and others, ensuring IRC’s media guidelines and policies are observed.



Critères d'éligibilité

  • Previous experience working in an NGO in a similar role is a plus.
  • Excellent storytelling and case studies writing skills (proficiency in written English is required)
  • Ability to identify strong stories and adapt communication styles to different audiences.
  • Ability to take high quality, professional photos in various settings, and basic photo editing is desirable, as is the ability to produce and edit video for social media use.
  • Ability to create infographics, and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (esp. Final Cut, Illustrator, Photoshop and In Design) is highly desirable.
  • Higher relevant university degree, in journalism, media, communications, or relevant experience with at least 2 years of relevant job experience; or Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Fluent (spoken and written) English and Arabic is essential.
  • Experience in editing photography and film is considered a strong asset.
  • High proficiency in handling varied, demanding and complex tasks.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion.

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