Communications Coordinator

World Vision, Amman, Jordan

Skill Required:, Media and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
12th August, 2021

Job Description


The purpose of this position is to produce a wide range of written, video and photographic communications resources/materials and manage platforms linked to the five focus areas of WV Communications that helps profile and market World Vision Syria Response, at both local and international levels.


Resource Production and Publication

  • Source, research, write and share stories about successes and needs in World Vision SR projects.
  • Source content, including photos and videos, from our partners. Caption, upload, share and publish as appropriate.
  • Regularly pitch story, photo and other resource ideas through the Story Hub website.
  • Advise partners on how to gather the best content possible to meet our donor and communication needs.
  • Ensure all written, photographic, video, web and other resources produced are carried out in alignment with World Vision child protection standards.

Donor related Communications

  • Produce high-quality child-focused written stories, photographs and videos that demonstrate World Vision’s impact for engagement on digital channels, marketing, fundraising, public and donor engagement.
  • Collaborate with Programs and field staff in collecting quality stories, photographs and news articles that can be used in local media, international and blog sites according to donor/project requirements.
  • Execute digital communications strategies and manage social media platforms and communities as agreed with SMQ team

Internal Communications

  • Develop a strong internal communications plan to mobilize staff for strategy and ministry execution and impact.
  • Plan, manage and coordinate with different department heads in gathering and producing communications resources such as Calendars, Christmas card, Annual Report and Newsletters.
  • Feature national programming initiatives in regional and global communications platforms.
  • Ensure community voice content is used in internal communications platforms.
  • Support planning and coordination of World Vision Syria Response public and private advocacy and communications events.
  • Support staff training to effectively communicate the impact of World Vision, branding and donor accountability.

Brand protection

  • Support in monitoring and signing-off on publications and other materials produces containing the World Vision logo to ensure consistency with WVI corporate branding guidelines.


Required Professional Experience

  • At least one year of experience working with an NGO or media outlet;
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in doing communications and media work, preferably with an NGO
  • Excellent creative, organizational and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to work within and across teams and with all levels of staff and stakeholders; resourceful and innovative;
  • Proficiency in the use of technology and software (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Professional, Google Products);
  • Willingness to participate in capacity building initiatives, and implement learnings on-the-job
  • Willingness to assume duties and responsibilities in all communications areas, as needed;
  • Pro-active and able to multi-task
  • Knowledge of technical aspects involved in the production of different public information and education materials;
  • Multimedia skills such as video production, photo management and graphic design
  • Experience or knowledge of copywriting and copyediting

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification;

  • Bachelor Degree in a media related field (journalism, photography, media relations…etc)


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