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Danish Refugee Council

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09 Novembre 2020 Il y a 10 mois

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Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified Communication Specialist to support the Mixed Migration Centre – North Africa to develop and implement a communications and engagement plan and associated outputs that elevate the visibility and profile of MMC’s work across North Africa the management of quantitative data collected by 4Mi Monitors in North Africa.


About the job 

The Specialist will support the MMC North Africa team to adapt research and develop content to be used for communication, engagement and advocacy purposes targeting other NGOs, UN agencies, governments and policymakers. To inform content, the Specialist will be required to develop an in-depth understanding of key mixed migration issues in the region, the organization’s principles, and key thematic areas for intervention. Furthermore, the Specialist will be tasked to review and create internal documents and processes; liaise with MMC staff, clients and other stakeholders; and to develop content for communications pieces. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

External Communications 

  • Collaborate with the MMC North Africa team to identify priority communication and visibility needs and opportunities, and subsequently develop an annual communications strategy and implementation plan. The communications strategy and plan will be designed to elevate the visibility and profile of MMC’s work across North Africa.
  • In accordance with MMC’s regional communications plans, develop high-quality, multimedia communications content, ranging from posters, brochures, press releases, event invitations, feature stories, and multimedia and web content.
  • Support the MMC North Africa team to identify and establish strategic relationships with media outlets as a means to channel key updates and communication materials.
  • Contribute to authoring non-technical organizational content, including organizational information pertaining to the region, reports and strategy documents.
  • In collaboration with MMC’s HQ in Geneva, ensure social media activity during events and with the release of new publications.
  • Liaise with graphic designers, translators, and photographers to ensure the highest quality of outputs.

Internal Communications and Engagement 

  • Coordinate with the MMC North Africa team and MMC HQ to ensure that communication products are planned for and developed to compliment advocacy initiatives which MMC contributes to.
  • Collaborate with the MMC North Africa Regional Manager and Research & Reporting Officer on keeping track of statistics on page views and downloads of publications (through Google Analytics), as well as of social media content (particularly on Twitter) in line with developing the communications strategy and donor reporting.
  • Support MMC North Africa with sharing communications content with headquarters as requested or relevant.
  • Support the MMC North Africa team in documenting minutes of key meetings and events.
  • Support the team in keeping track of external engagement in the form of (bilateral) meetings, events and information requests and inputting such information into MMC engagement trackers.
  • As needed, carry out the logistical organization of MMC events and research dissemination.

Other Tasks 

  • Stay informed of key issues and events effecting the humanitarian context and MMC’s operations across North Africa.

The responsibilities listed are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role. 

Contract length: 6 Months

Band: G, Non-management

Type of Contract: Natioanl contract

Start date: 13 November 2020.


Critères d'éligibilité

  • Required :
  • Demonstrated experience producing high-quality multimedia communications content.
  • Demonstrated experience designing content for use in communications efforts.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to write and speak at a high professional standard in English and French. Arabic is an asset.
  • High level of analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly and with a wide variety of people.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
  • Well-versed in retrieving and analysing statistics on page views, downloads and social media engagement.
  • Knowledge of the media configuration and dynamics in North African countries (including Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Libya and Sudan).
  • Excellent written and verbal proficiency in English, French and Arabic.
  • Desirable:
  • Experience with design software is an advantage
  • Experience with design software is an advantage
  • In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies: Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. Demonstrating integrity: You uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

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