Communication and Visibility Manager - Paris HQ

EFI - IFE

  • short term contract
  • Paris, France
  • < 15 persons
Social mission

Réseau d'organisations féministe

Job description

About EFI

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality and women’s rights as inseparable from democracy building and citizenship. EFI advocates for political solutions to all conflicts, and for the right of peoples to self-determination. EFI seeks to improve and promote women’s rights as universal human rights, the value of gender equality and the use of non-violent means to solve conflicts.

EFI Headquarters is in Paris, France, with offices in Amman, Beirut and Erbil.

The Overall Responsibility as Communication and Visibility Manager is:

The Communication and Visibility Manager is responsible to :

-         Define, develop and implement EFI’s communication and visibility strategy

-         Lead the organization’s communications activities

-         Contribute to promoting EFI’s goals and vision

The roles and responsibilities are:

  • Lead the development of media and advocacy campaigns (in terms of communication plan & strategy, methodology and budget)
  • Anticipate and monitor upcoming issues and opportunities for EFI’s communication
  • Lead the development of online media strategies for website and social media channels that help the organization achieve visibility and communications objectives and in line with the EFI’s media and communication plan and EU communication and visibility guidelines
  • Understand and be able to analyse complex challenges within the Euro-Mediterranean region and come up with sound and rational communication plan and strategy, in particular the Syrian context
  • Editing and proof reading all EFI communications materials
  • Monitor media and any development or backlash on women’s rights and gender equality and suggest position papers
  • Monitor EFI’s communication effectiveness
  • Document, publish and disseminate the results of the Programs: concrete experiences, success stories and lessons learned from the project
  • Responsible for the development and organization of events and meetings aimed at raising EFI’s profile, engaging new audiences in its work and strengthening its support base; ensures there is a coverage of every workshop, advocacy activity, meetings with stakeholders such as community hosts, local authorities and ministries, social workers and consortium members
  • Represent the organisation in conferences and events as requested by Executive Director
  • Management of knowledge dissemination strategies generated by the Program
  • Management of the information system of activities (SIA): ensure that all information on activities is up to date
  • Works closely with Finance Team and Logistics Team in respect of EFI main framework such as procurement, ethical guidelines and anti-corruption
  • Carry out any punctual support related to the position required for the proper functioning of programs and projects

Team Collaboration:

This position reports directly to Executive Director. Supervise the Communication & Visibility team.

Close collaboration with Head of International Cooperation and Development, Head of Programs, Projects officers and managers.

Job requirement :

  • University degree with preference in communication and social sciences
  • Excellent written and oral communication in French, English and Arabic language is essential
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office application especially Publisher, Power Point. Desirable knowledge in graphic design, editing, photoshop
  • A minimum of five years of relevant work experience is required. This may include previous work experience in communication, journalism or public relations, at civil society organizations, NGOs, governmental or intergovernmental institutions

Skills-set :

  • Demonstrable experience communicating to audiences through traditional and social media
  • Awareness of relevant traditional and digital media networks and platforms within the Euro-Mediterranean region
  • Ability to carry out successful media outreach campaigns
  • Ability to draft and edit written material accurately, concisely and appropriately for a particular audience
  • Excellent understanding of the political and social context within the MENA region and ability to engage with various stakeholders
  • Knowledge of women’s rights, international law, including human rights, humanitarian law, criminal law and regional and international human rights mechanisms is an asset

Competencies:

  • Willingness to take initiative, work independently and think creatively
  • Ability to multi-task effectively, including having excellent planning, organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Communicates in a clear, precise and structured way, presents effectively

Useful information:

  • This role is open for qualified candidates
  • Duty station is in Paris
  • A fixed-term position with contract length of 12 (twelve) months extendable.
  • A part time position : 60% - 3 days per week
  • Travel requirement within Amman, Beirut, as well as Erbil


How to apply?
Email your brief cover letter and CV in English to application@efi-ife.org by 24th of january 2020. Please also indicate ‘C&V Manager’ as your email subject.
More informations
  • 75003 Paris, France
  • Website
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  • Posted on 01-09-2020