The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a neutral and independent humanitarian organization, has a vacancy at its Delegation in Athens for a resident position :
Communication Officer contributes to implementing communication projects and activities, under supervision of and in coordination with the management of the delegation.
S / he contributes to representing the ICRC externally and building the necessary understanding and acceptance of and support for the ICRC among key stakeholders.
Main operational responsibilities :
Develops operational communication activities and tools coherent with the delegation's identity, operational objectives and activities
Serves as a focal point for media requests (including press releases).
Contributes to the Delegation’s Plan of Action for operational communication objectives
Contributes to event organization, dissemination activities, follow up / evaluation
Management of Social Media Platforms
Develops social media content (graphics, videos and other multimedia formats) in support of the Delegation’s objectives
Translates and posts global ICRC posts and promotes global ICRC and / or RCRC campaigns
Produces social media content from the field, including photos and short videos.
Collects and analyses social media metrics to gauge reach, engagement and other performance measures for social media posts, accounts and campaigns.
Manages comments and requests
Develops contacts and cooperates with the Hellenic Red Cross and IFRC’s communication departments.
Internal communication & reporting
Supports the ATH Delegation and its departments with the presentation of activities in reports (development of report templates, presentation of operational data into visual reports, graphics, newsletters, infographics etc.)
Contributes to effective internal communication within the office, as well as with the HQ
Contributes to institutional reporting
Provides media monitoring reports and political and social environment analysis upon request of the Delegation’s Managers and the Head of Delegation
Minimum required knowledge & experience :
University degree or professional diploma in communications, journalism, digital marketing or related field.
2 years' work experience in a similar field, preferably in the humanitarian sector
Very good social media management skills
Excellent command of Greek and English, both written and spoken
Sound knowledge of the political and social environment
Very good story-writing and editing skills.
Excellent computer skills, including very good knowledge of desktop or online graphic design and publishing tools (such as Canvas, Photoshop or other similar software
Experience with basic filming equipment
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Good knowledge of Adobe Premiere or other video editing software
Good command of French
What we offer
Open ended contract with 6 months’ probation period
Salary according to ICRC policy in Greece and previous experience (on 14 months basis)
Additional Private Health insurance
Monthly metro pass and participation to lunch tickets
An opportunity to practice your professional skills in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
The ICRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications equally from men and women.
Please note that this vacancy is open only to nationals of Greece and to nationals of other countries with a residence and work permit in Greece