Communication Assistant
People In Need , Armenia

Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Aug 20, 2021
Last Date
Nov 20, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

Term: Full-time (100% workload)

Location: Yerevan (with field travels in regions of Armenia)

Starting Date: September 2021

Duration: 12 months, with the possibility of extension

Reports to: Media and Communication Manager

About the company: People in Need (PIN) is the Czech Republic based NGO working in relief and development sectors. See more at www.peopleinneed.cz. Present in Armenia since 2003, PIN has been focusing on issues of illegal migration, repatriation assistance to returnees and prevention of child trafficking, and more recently, job creation and support to small businesses and tourism. In 2020 PIN launched an EU-funded program aiming to mitigate the adverse effects of COVID-19 and to contribute to the longer-term socio-economic resilience of vulnerable groups in Eastern Europe, including Armenia. PIN has activated an emergency response for Armenia in the early days of the conflict mobilizing its HQ surge team and releasing private funding to launch immediate relief interventions in Syunik, Ararat, Armavir and Tavush, focusing on distributing essential hygiene items including COVID-19 prevention items and messaging, launching a child-friendly space in Goris (Syunik region) as well as conducting a joint assessment Alliance2015 partner ACTED and REACH. PIN continues with the response and prepares for the scale up of the response. PIN has offices in Yerevan, Goris and Gyumri.


Reporting to the Media and Communication Manager in the capacity of Communication Assistant (CA), the incumbent will be helping with communication and visibility activities of PIN, assisting in storytelling, media campaign creation, media channels maintenance, analyzing media outputs, and etc. Under the supervision of Media and Communication Manager CA will work closely with relevant departments.

PIN is running both humanitarian and development projects in Armenia. Humanitarian responses are covering the needs of displaced people of Nagorno-Karabakh with aid distribution, child-friendly spaces, and employment possibilities. Within the development projects, PIN is supporting rural tourism, civil society, vocational education, women and youth empowerment, and job creation in Armenia.


Job responsibilities:

  • Drafting and editing communications copy (press releases, publications, social media posts), including traveling in the regions of Armenia to collect stories and video materials about PIN's work and beneficiaries.
  • Helping to maintain and update information on the website and social media channels.
  • Translating Armenian and English contents.
  • Assisting in the creation of visual materials (posters, banners, flyers).
  • Dealing with printing agencies and quality checking.
  • Coordinating visibility requirements insurance both internal and external.
  • Collecting and monitoring media outputs.
  • Maintaining media calendars and following up.
  • Taking photos and archiving.
  • Performing administrative and technical duties (preparing presentations, making arrangement).

Requirements

  • University degree in PR/Communications or relevant field.
  • At least one year of relevant experience.
  • Interest in humanitarian work.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in Armenian and English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Technology awareness: demonstrated experience with MS Office, social media skills and designing.
  • Ability to prioritize work and multitask efficiently.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Ability to come up with new ideas.
  • Highly organized person with attention to details.
  • Creativity, flexibility, and motivation.

Benefits

What we offer:

  • Salary and benefits according to national PIN Armenia salary scale
  • Gaining work experience and knowledge of organization's processes in professional and flexible NGO, the largest in Central Europe
  • Becoming a part of international community
  • Participation in meaningful, sustainable development and humanitarian projects

Job Specification

People In Need

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