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Communications Officer, Middle East

We are looking for a candidate to lead the communication, marketing, and media work in the Middle East region.


Application deadline
Thursday, 27 June 2024 – 23:45

Location
Amman, Jordan

Full time
40 hours per week

Contract
1 year fixed term

Salary
Annual all-inclusive JOD 20,000- 24,000 depending on skills and experience


BirdLife International is the world’s largest nature conservation partnership. Through our unique local-to-global approach, we deliver high-impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.

We are looking for a candidate to lead the communication, marketing, and media work in the Middle East region, liaising with the wider Global Communications Team in alignment with BirdLife Global Communication Strategy.  This person will design and lead regional communication campaigns as needed and support and contribute to programmes and projects that the regional secretariat is implementing. This includes, but is not limited to the

The ideal candidate will have:

• A university degree or proven equivalent experience in any appropriate discipline e.g. natural sciences, project management, marketing / communications

• Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing and in particular the ability to write clearly and succinctly in a style suitable for the media

• Proven track record of working within an organisational communication

• An ability to market and communicate a conservation cause and the ability to secure buy-in and support from key donors and decision-makers

• Knowledge of the environmental sector in the Middle East / North and East Africa

• Excellent organisation and planning skills

• Written and spoken fluency in both Arabic and English

See the full job description.

Application: Applications should include a covering letter summarising the applicant’s suitability for the position, a detailed CV and contact details of two referees known to the applicant in a professional capacity. Applications should be sent by email, stating where the advert was seen, to: [email protected]    

Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be held during July 2024.