Area Communication Assistant

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Posted on 23 Jun, 2022
Closing on 02 Jul, 2022

Job Description

CARE International in Yemen

The Area Communication Assistant reports to the Area Manager and technically to Policy, Communications and Information Coordinator. 

Position: Area Communication Assistant.
Location: Hajjah

The Position summary:

This position is mainly responsible for supporting in the development of Area communication products, ensuring adherence to CARE brand standards, ensuring updated products and support to Area communications capacity building. The position holder shall also support in developing communication materials such as human-interest stories, blogs, photo essays, articles, social media content and videos; as well as work with the program team and other stakeholders in managing and implementing events/campaigns.

The Main Responsibilities:

Assist improve the range of CARE Yemen information products available:

  • Under supervision from Policy, Communications and Information Coordinator, gather and draft CARE Yemen communication materials including human interest stories, blogs, photo essays, articles and social media content.
  • Support Area program teams in the development of products through reviewing and editing of drafts.
  • Assist in managing the CARE Yemen webpage through regular posting of information; Ensure page is up to date, accurate, compelling; find innovative methods to attract more visitors to online channels.
  • Support Area Office staff in enhancing communication capacities.

Communication Plan & Logistical Support: 

  • Support logistical processes related to communication product development e.g. field missions, photography, media visits etc.
  • Under the guidance of the Area Manager & Policy, Communications and Information Coordinator, support the implementation of an integrated communications plan aligned with program and Area Office priorities.

Communication Support to Area Office:

  • Develop Area database of photographs, videos, human interest stories etc. for use by sector and donor
  • Provide in-house translation of communication products; proof-read to ensure accuracy and consistency.

CARE Brand Management:

  • Monitor adherence to the brand for all CARE external communications. 
  • Support team members to ensure that all CARE external communication materials e.g. publications, handouts, brochures, invitations, power point presentations, email invites etc. meet CARE's and donors' branding criteria.

Undertake any other duties which may be assigned. 

Position Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, languages or business administration. 
  • Strong data analysis training.
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in communication and advocacy. 
  • Working experience with INGOs.
  • Experience in messaging and advocacy.
  • Experience with use of social media and managing public web content in a professional setting.
  • Well-organized with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, with fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English.
  • Good working knowledge of IT and all applications relating to communications & Media. 
  • High level of interpersonal skills and patience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • While working independently, able to follow supervisor’s instructions.
  • Demonstrable commitment to gender-sensitive practices.

Comply with all relevant CARE policies and procedures with respect to child protection, workplace environment, employee code of conduct and all other related subjects. 

Important Note:

Please do not apply unless you meet minimum application requirements, otherwise you will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The only way to apply for a position with CARE is through the application system link that starts with that is shared in the advert of or the formal newspaper. Furthermore, any recruitment or hiring correspondences would be through CARE official email addresses as in this example: .

No Fee:


How to Apply

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should apply via link below by July 2nd, 2022  .  

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