PURPOSE OF POSITION
To support WV Lebanon in its strategic direction to engage with various external stakeholders. The external engagement Officer is responsible to:
Coordinate the planning of national level external events and lead on ensuring proper brand recognition and visibility and documentation of events.
Development of evidence-based resources to support positioning the organization with specific stakeholders ( project briefs, fact sheets, case studies, …)
Facilitate the process for the planning and development of a plan for the IT takes a World Campaign and development of appropriate resources for campaign launch and reporting
to maintain an office data base of contacts, data base of resources developed by various units and a mailing list to which regular updates and publications are shared research and produce communications materials about World Vision Lebanon programmes
Assist in implementing World Vision Lebanon’s visibility, branding, and child protection and communications policies.
End Results Expected
Coordination of national level initiatives and events
National events for various purposes are implemented and documented in a professional manner as per guidelines and WV branding
Demonstrated correct use of WV identity in external communication resources.
Wide range of resources and visibility items are developed for various purposes to strengthen WV brand recognition as required
Database of publications and contacts established and updated on a regular basis
Plan for development and sharing of resources through WV mailing list to data base on contacts
Leading on development of Evidence Based communication material resources for external purposes
Materials disseminated in external meetings in line with WV strategy and key priorities
Evidence based communication materials developed as required and shared with relevant stakeholders
Context analysis reports with recommendations are developed and shared with national and regional colleagues
III. Communication support for It takes a World Campaign
Clear guidelines of WVL campaign branding
Developing of sample template for external engagement with campaign branding ( presentation, invitations, reports, posters, …)
Update and share a calendar of events marking key national and international moments relevant to the campaign
Documentation of initiatives under the It takes a world campaign
IV. Perform other duties as required
Safety and Security responsibilities:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor's degree in, communications, journalism, graphic design
Very strong ability to write, edit, and speak English and Arabic (Previous experience writing, editing and/or publishing articles and taking photos)
Strong computer literacy, including ability to work with Microsoft Office and design software (Photoshop, illustrators indesign,…)
Cross-cultural sensitivity and understanding of social and political environment.
Full adherence to World Vision Lebanon Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
Full adherence to security protocols
2 to 3 years experience working in Internationals affairs, communications or advocacy.
Ability to work with minimal direction, with team members as well as alone.
Experience of coordinating work between different stakeholders
Ability to cope with working in a dynamic and changing environment.
Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context
A full commitment to World Vision’s core values and mission statement.
Experience in developing communications materials for various audiences and coordinating project with other local NGOs is preferred.
Experience in organizing events with Civil society organizations and engaging in public campaigns
Position requires in-country travel for up to 30 per cent of working hours.
Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.
Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster. Also requires willingness to undergo World Vision and external training on how to respond to such emergencies, including first aid training.
Willingness to develop survival and security skills for various risks and challenges encountered in emergency situations.
Willingness to undergo first aid and security training.