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Communications Officer, Middle East

We are looking for someone to lead on communications, marketing, media for BirdLife International in the Middle East region.

Application deadline
Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Amman, Jordan

Part time
24 hours per week

6 month fixed term

circa 800-900 JOD pro-rata per month and dependant 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 someone to lead on communications, marketing, media for BirdLife International in the Middle East region, and to liaise with the wider Global Communications Team to ensure all outputs are on-message and meet international standards. The Communications Officer will also be responsible for adapting and translating global communications outputs for Middle Eastern audiences.

Additionally, you will lead on regional communication campaigns as required, and contribute to programmes and projects that the regional secretariat is implementing. These include, but are not limited to, MSB (Migratory Soaring Birds II), The Egyptian Vulture New LIFE LIFE16 NAT/BG/000874 and the MAVA safe Flyway Illegal Killing of Birds and Energy projects. 

The ideal candidate will have

  • Proven knowledge of the environmental sector in the Middle East and/or North and East Africa.
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems.
  • Experience in using graphic or design software.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing, and in particular an ability to write clearly and succinctly in a style suitable for the media, and for those with an interest in, but not necessarily a background in, conservation issues.

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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] marking your application with “Communications Officer, Middle East” in the subject line.

Interviews: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.