PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of the position is to support in fulfilling the strategic priorities of Communications within WVL in line with WVL strategic priorities and plans.
The Communications Officer will support in:
Producing communications material about World Vision Lebanon programmes in line with WV strategic priorities and plans in coordination with communications Coordinator, the regional Communications Team and the World Vision partnership.
Manage WVL digital platforms ensuring effective use of social media channels and WV Lebanon page to outreach to the general public and specific audience while ensuring proper monitoring and analysis of these efforts.
Support in the planning, implementation and documentation of community local initiatives and campaigns
Assist in implementing World Vision Lebanon’s visibility, branding, and child protection and communications policies.
End Results Expected
Handle Development of communications resources
Ensure Organisational positioning in mainstream and social media to mobilise publics for social and policy change
Lead the Internal communications to mobilise staff for strategy, ministry execution and impact
Perform other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or RadioTV
2 to 3 years of experience working in communications or journalism or a related field
Very strong ability to write, edit, and speak English (Previous experience in writing, editing and/or publishing articles and taking photos)
Strong photography skills
Previous experience of developing quality content and leading social media campaigns
Strong computer literacy, including ability to work with Microsoft Office and web-based software
Cross-cultural sensitivity and understanding of social and political environment.
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.
Experience in the production of communications resources (stories, videos, photo essays, etc..)
Experience in planning and implementation of media and social media campaigns
Familiarity with web-based portals and content-management systems
Position requires in-country travel for up to 70 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.