Communications Officer

Location

Beirut Lebanon

Application Deadline

September 17, 2021


Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT www.lebanon.dotrust.org) is a Local NGO, member of the DOT networks in countries throughout Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas.

DOT is an innovator in enabling people to access and apply information and communications technologies (ICT) to create education, economic and entrepreneurial opportunities. DOT’s vision is to make these opportunities available to marginalized people, especially women and youth, as a strategy to eradicate poverty, vulnerability and gender inequality. DOT’s signature entrepreneurship programs, ReachUp! and StartUp!, integrate ICT, life skills, and micro-enterprise development and are delivered in a cost-effective manner, using university graduates to train and build the capacity of youth in their communities. DOT transforms and supports young women and men, as they become leaders of economic and educational change in their societies.

DOT Lebanon's hiring a communications officer

Role Summary:

Develop and implement the communications strategy, as well as provide input to the design, management and implementation of the DOT Lebanon communications and publication strategies. Promote public and media outreach to optimize communication efficiency.

Main Accountabilities/Duties:

Creative Coordination:
Social Media Coordination & Execution:
Digital Coordination & Execution:
Offline Media Coordination & Execution:
PR/Events: 
Coordination with internal  Units:
Budget forecasting and Procurement:

Perform any other tasks relevant to the job requirement.

Educational Requirements:

Minimum. bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, or Journalism.

Experience, Skills & Competencies, Knowledge:

Experience:

3-5  years in communications, digital advertising, and social media marketing, Experience effectively communicating information and ideas in written and visual formats.

Experience in humanitarian and NGO settings is a strong asset.

Skills & Competencies:
Knowledge:

Communication: (Internal and External):

Internal:
Cross-departmental Teams, Field Staff,  Project Managers, Operations Manager, and Country Director.
External:
Agencies, Partners, Suppliers, and others.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Office work and frequent field visits all over Lebanon.

Interested candidates should send their updated CV to lebanon-careers@dotrust.org with the subject line: [Name – Communications Officer].

Deadline to apply: September 17, 2021

Communications Officer

Please note that interviews will be held on an ongoing basis during the application period, and the position may be filled before the posted application deadline.

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