Communications & Social Media Outreach

World Food Programme, Denmark

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
29th September, 2019

Job Description

Working closely with our communications officer and under the supervision of the director of WFP’s Nordic Office, the selected candidates’ main duties will be:

  • Maintain and further expand WFP Nrdic Office’s online support base through:
  • Translating, editing and updating Norwegian website
  • Creating content, translating, editing and updating Norwegian Facebook, Twitter and Instagram account
  • Translate and distribute crporate updates, statements and press-releases
  • Coperate on various campaigns and outreach activities
  • Hst visits and make presentations to students about the work of WFP
  • Handle inquiries frm students and general public
  • Mnitor national media on issues related to the work and mandate of WFP and report on relevant media coverage
  • Carry ut national political surveillance on issues related to the work and mandate of WFP and report on relevant developments in government policies in the respective countries
  • Mnitor trends and issues which impact hunger and food assistance and identify opportunities for WFP to influence public debate on hunger, food and development assistance
  • Assist in the planning and preparatin of visits, meetings and conferences, briefing material and other administrative matters
  • Any ther duties as required

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in online communication – with a strong social media knowledge. Experience from journalism, communication or other information related work is desirable
  • Excellent written communication skills in Norwegian
  • A good command of written and spoken English the working language in WFP
  • Working experience in national or international organizations, relevant to the humanitarian and/or development field
  • Experience in outreach/advocacy campaigns and other activities
  • Translations – from English into Norwegian and vice versa


  • Currently enrolled having completed at least two years of undergraduate studies or have recently graduated in the last six months with a BA or MA in Communications or Journalism, International Development or other fields related to communication or humanitarian/development studies.
  • Course attendance in the past twelve months.
  • Fluency in English and Norwegian.


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