Communication and Partnerships Officer

Ihsan for Relief and Development, Gaziantep, Turkey

Skill Required:, Media and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st March, 2020


Job Description

Job Purpose

To ensure the development and timely implementation of the Ihsan communications strategies, utilizing various communication tools and platforms.

Key Responsibilities

Program Development:

  • Draft project proposals and concept notes in coordination with programs and MEAL department.
  • Maintain relationships with existing donors, respond to their requests regularly and keep updating them about the work of the organization.
  • Support partnership development between the organization and partner INGO/UN Agency including attending partnership initiative meetings, workshops etc.
  • Respect and apply all the PSEA principles, and show high commitment to report any SEA action.

Material Development:

  • Develop communications material templates depending on target audience and goals.
  • Prepare the communication material as needed, based on the content workplan and urgent needs. Input must be gathered from content and media development officer as well as relevant colleagues in the organization. Tools may include but are not limited to statements, newsletters, success stories, articles etc.
  • Lead on the development of talking points for staff in preparation of interviews

Outreach:

  • Manage Ihsan media contact database including media, supporters, partners etc
  • Prepare and pitch stories to relevant media contacts
  • Reach out to similar organizations to conduct joint media campaigns

Social Media

  • Help managing IhsanRD’s social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Help managing and update IhsanRD’s website
  • Manage and respond to organizational e-mail requests and ensure proper follow-up

Note: the above mentioned key responsibilities/accountabilities are illustrative ones. Another future responsibilities/accountabilities may be assigned to the job depending on the department organizational chart. 

Qualification (Education/Work Experience)

Essential:

  • Bachelor degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related discipline
  • Two years of professional experience in the humanitarian field focusing on communications, media or public relations
  • Fluency in Arabic (written and spoken)
  • Advanced level in English (written and spoken)
  • Respect and apply all the PSEA principles, and show high commitment to report any SEA action.

Desirable:

  • Advanced degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related discipline
  • Five years of professional experience in the humanitarian field focusing on communications, media or public relations
  • Ability to create written content in English in highly advanced levels
  • Fluency in Arabic and English (written and spoken)

Source:https://www.ihsanrd.org/ar/job/communication-and-partnerships-officer-tr2003002/


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