Digital communication and Media specialist (service providers)

Job Title: Digital communication and Media specialist (service providers)

Country: Jordan
Organization: War Child Holland
Closing date: 27 Nov 2021

1. ROLE SUMMARY:

Position:

1. ROLE SUMMARY:

Position: Digital communication and Media specialist (service providers)

Responsible to:

Location: Jordan, Amman with field work in Mafraq, Zarqa and Azraq.

2. DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE:

The Digital communication and Media specialist will ensure production of high-quality communications and media content to showcase the impact of War Child’s work in Jordan. She/he will ensure delivery of written articles, photography, and video content in coordination with Jordan communication lead and communication department in Home office in Holland.

3. Purpose of the job:

· Works on the translation of War Child’s overall communication strategy into communication and digital media products.

· Contributes to enlarge the brand awareness locally, regionally and globally by ensuring quality media coverage of War Child’s activities through networking and outreach to media agencies

· Supports to ensure that all communication (through all channels) developed for the target group is correct, up to date, and according the brand guidelines and brand values of War Child.

· Produces planned videography and photography of WC projects and activities in Jordan.

· Supports to curate photo exhibitions and any WC event in Jordan.

· Supports to translate the communication strategy into communication plans for the project team(s).

· Facilitate clear briefings and debriefings to clarify the needs of the team(s).

· Maintains good working relations with all assigning parties, consults all internal stakeholders involved.

· Ensures that all needed permissions and consents are obtained from various stakeholders for communications pieces.

· Able to produce/translate communications pieces from Arabic – English and vice versa.

Result: The communication strategy is translated in communication plans, which are executed in such a way that it contributes to the overall communication strategy.

Support Role

· Gives support and input to the development and optimization of communication plans, using the required knowledge of trends, developments and evaluations in the field of development communication.

· Produces (including editing) communication means for all possible communication channels.

· Supports in communicating the right facts and figures about the programs and results of War Child programmes.

· Liaises with Communications Department staff in the Amsterdam Home Office in obtaining & writing content for all our digital platforms that is specific for the target groups of the segment team.

· Supports programmes team with external visits to the field, which may include producing briefing packs, accompanying visitors to the field, producing publications from and for the visits, etc.

· Performs any other relevant task as may be assigned.

Result: Support is (proactively) given in such a way that internal stakeholders are provided on time with sufficient information and support.

4. WORK RELATIONS

The role may involve working closely with the following stakeholders:

· Programme managers

· WC’s Partners including ministries and community-based organizations

· All staff in the WC Jordan Team

· WCH Amsterdam Home Office staff

5. Desirable Experience, Competencies and Skills

  1. Academic and Professional

· A university degree and/or certified trainings in journalism, communications, public relations, related field or equivalent years of experience.

· Excellent command in written and verbal English and Arabic.

  1. Experience

· Knowledge of communication developments in all different on- and offline channels;

· Knowledge of communication and media use of equipment. (photography and videography)

  1. Competencies

· Strong ability to express skilfully and creatively in written Arabic and English;

· Very strong prose writing skills including researching and editing;

· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others in a team environment and with people of diverse backgrounds, culture and nationalities;

· Documented capacity to deliver written work well and quickly, often under very short and tight deadlines.

· Excellent computer skills using Word, and design software’s (Adobe)

· Analytical capacity;

  1. Very Desirable

· Experience at providing support, guidance and trainings on Communications to implementing partners and staff.

· Knowledge and experience in Child Rights and Child protection.

(service providers)

Responsible to:

Location: Jordan, Amman with field work in Mafraq, Zarqa and Azraq.

2. DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE:**

The Digital communication and Media specialist will ensure production of high-quality communications and media content to showcase the impact of War Child’s work in Jordan. She/he will ensure delivery of written articles, photography, and video content in coordination with Jordan communication lead and communication department in Home office in Holland.

3. Purpose of the job:

· Works on the translation of War Child’s overall communication strategy into communication and digital media products.

· Contributes to enlarge the brand awareness locally, regionally and globally by ensuring quality media coverage of War Child’s activities through networking and outreach to media agencies

· Supports to ensure that all communication (through all channels) developed for the target group is correct, up to date, and according the brand guidelines and brand values of War Child.

· Produces planned videography and photography of WC projects and activities in Jordan.

· Supports to curate photo exhibitions and any WC event in Jordan.

· Supports to translate the communication strategy into communication plans for the project team(s).

· Facilitate clear briefings and debriefings to clarify the needs of the team(s).

· Maintains good working relations with all assigning parties, consults all internal stakeholders involved.

· Ensures that all needed permissions and consents are obtained from various stakeholders for communications pieces.

· Able to produce/translate communications pieces from Arabic – English and vice versa.

Result: The communication strategy is translated in communication plans, which are executed in such a way that it contributes to the overall communication strategy.

Support Role

· Gives support and input to the development and optimization of communication plans, using the required knowledge of trends, developments and evaluations in the field of development communication.

· Produces (including editing) communication means for all possible communication channels.

· Supports in communicating the right facts and figures about the programs and results of War Child programmes.

· Liaises with Communications Department staff in the Amsterdam Home Office in obtaining & writing content for all our digital platforms that is specific for the target groups of the segment team.

· Supports programmes team with external visits to the field, which may include producing briefing packs, accompanying visitors to the field, producing publications from and for the visits, etc.

· Performs any other relevant task as may be assigned.

Result: Support is (proactively) given in such a way that internal stakeholders are provided on time with sufficient information and support.

4. WORK RELATIONS **

The role may involve working closely with the following stakeholders:

· Programme managers

· WC’s Partners including ministries and community-based organizations

· All staff in the WC Jordan Team

· WCH Amsterdam Home Office staff

5. Desirable Experience, Competencies and Skills

  1. Academic and Professional

· A university degree and/or certified trainings in journalism, communications, public relations, related field or equivalent years of experience.

· Excellent command in written and verbal English and Arabic.

  1. Experience

· Knowledge of communication developments in all different on- and offline channels;

· Knowledge of communication and media use of equipment. (photography and videography)

  1. Competencies

· Strong ability to express skilfully and creatively in written Arabic and English;

· Very strong prose writing skills including researching and editing;

· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others in a team environment and with people of diverse backgrounds, culture and nationalities;

· Documented capacity to deliver written work well and quickly, often under very short and tight deadlines.

· Excellent computer skills using Word, and design software’s (Adobe)

· Analytical capacity;

  1. Very Desirable

· Experience at providing support, guidance and trainings on Communications to implementing partners and staff.

· Knowledge and experience in Child Rights and Child protection.

How to apply:

The role will be under a long-term framework agreement, and deliverables will be agreed upon based on project-based statements of work. Interested candidates are requested to send their CVs, media portfolio (samples of previous work) along with competitive financial offer with hourly and daily rates in Jordanian Dinars. The requested information shall be sent to the email info.jordan@warchild.nl with email subject Digital communication and Media specialist – Name of Applicant