Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
We are looking for an enthusiastic Communications Coordinator who can manage all communications of the EU scholarship programme. And as such work closely with the local SPARK offices in the region.
This means that you are the first contact person for our donor in the MENA region. Together with our donor you will develop a communication strategy and plan, and implement this in collaboration with Turkey office and SPARK staff in local offices in the region. It will be your goal to set up both internal and external communications in this region, in order meet the demands of our donor, and in addition to increasing visibility of SPARK. You will closely work with our Regional Communications Coordinator MENA and Regional Programme Manager.
We expect our Communications Coordinator to be knowledgeable and experienced in communication strategies, event organizing, public relations and online media (social media and website). Your writing skills in English and Arabic need to be excellent and we expect you to be flexible and a team worker.
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:
REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:
SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict-affected societies into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing, international not-for-profit development organization with 80 staff members, in more than 15 offices around the world. SPARK supports refugees in the Middle-East by providing them with scholarships in universities and higher education institutions in the region. SPARK also supports young entrepreneurs in fragile states, to start or grow their own businesses.