Press and Information Officer at the European Union Delegation to Syria, sub-office in Beirut

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The European Union Delegation to Syria, sub-office in Beirut offers a post of Press and Information Officer.

Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Press and Information Officer – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function, the successful candidate will serve as technical and support staff to the EU Delegation to Syria, delocalised in Beirut, Lebanon. She/he will be in charge of all communication, social media and press activities under the supervision and responsibility of head of political, press and information section. 

This includes regular updating of the Delegation’s communication strategy, advice on all aspects of communication and public diplomacy of the Delegation, planning, implementation and management of the Delegation’s website and social media strategy.

The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of the political situation in Syria and the local media in the region. She/he must have an excellent command of Arabic, English and French to be able to deliver high quality editorial input for speeches, press releases, campaigns, social media content and other publications. S/he might be tasked with coordinating external communication activities (including coordination between various parties).

S/he will also serve as advisor to the Chargé d’Affaires a.i. and his staff about press and communication and may take the lead in organising outreach events.

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