Content Development Assistant

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Communication
Posted on 13 Sep, 2022
Closing on 04 Oct, 2022

Job Description

Content Development Assistant

Division: Communication.
Location: Sanaa, Yemen.
Reports to: Communication Officer.

Organization & Background:

A humanitarian, independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization that works across Yemen. The organization provides direct assistance for conflict-affected populations, IDPs, host communities and vulnerable groups in the conflict areas. The organization, in partnership with international agencies, takes action during crisis situations, and goes the extra mile to engage in other contexts where its competencies will add value. The organization promotes durable solutions for conflict-affected populations and helps to restore services, education, economic, wellbeing and health.

Scope:

To support communication and advocacy activities of the organization offices to produce appealing info-graphics, short videos, success stories, presentations, factsheets, brochures, posters, web graphics and other visual and writing products to bring a sharper understanding of the organization’s humanitarian response.

Responsibilities: 

Communication: 

  • Keep up-to-date on communications and digital industry standards and trends.
  • Work closely with Communications team to coordinate the organization’s Community storytelling priorities.
  • Signal issues on which the association should consider positioning itself publicly, based on its activities and observations, and help define strategies, messages and tools for communicating such issues.
  • Respond to communication needs of projects.
  • Serve as an information focal point, support and/or coordinate media coverage of events to optimise publicity of the organization’s activities.
  • Organise and execute special events, working closely with colleagues, external partners and media, to ensure events are effectively scheduled, publicised and attended.
  • Develop success and humanitarian stories for all projects on a regular basis.

Creative Writing and liaison: 

  • Liaise with the organization staff and the media in a timely manner, to support aligned activities and an effective approach to communications within the organization.
  • Play a major role in advocacy activities and writing press releases and notes.
  • Formulate speeches for public addresses within and outside the organization.
  • Formulate speeches for senior executives that are to be used in high level meetings.
  • Proofread and edit all communication materials emanating from the organization.
  • Formulate write ups to be used in presentations in corporate events.
  • Ensure all messaging aligns with key business strategies.
  • Develop content for social media, websites, newsletters, press releases and any other distribution channels.
  • Contribute in the annual and quarterly produced reports.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • University Degree in Communication or related field.
  • Proficiency in both Arabic & English is a must.
  • Proven skills of success stories’ write up.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in communication media, with strong practical background in content development and success stories. 
  • Good understanding of new and evolving technologies and digital platforms.
  • Excellent coordination skills.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to operate under pressure
  • Dynamic, proactive and creative with excellent communication, negotiation and organizational capacity.
  • Ability to multi-task, take decisions and work independently
  • The ability to work independently using own initiative to solve problems (focusing on solutions).
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others to achieve results.
  • A team player and willing to shoulder additional responsibilities.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are to invited to apply through the below link by 4th Oct, 2022 at the latest:

https://www.careers-page.com/ye-hr/job/L63Y5YV5

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • We have a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct, that enshrines principles of PSEA, always (both during work hours and outside work hours).

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