Senior Liaison and Communications Assistant – OSCE

Kyiv, Ukraine
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International Public Sector
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Senior Liaison and Communications Assistant – OSCE

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Senior Liaison and Communications Assistant – OSCE

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the National Programme Manager, Senior Liaison and Communications Assistant performs the following tasks:

  • Prepares materials (press releases, social media posts, outreach materials) in Ukrainian and English
  • Supports content development on the PCU’s and project partners webpages
  • Manages contacts database and stock of visibility materials, e.g., factsheets, banners, flags
  • Conducts outreach events through organizing media coverage of project related activities and publicity events
  • Acts as the SALW (Small Arms and Light Weapons) control projects’ communication advisor by:
    • supporting communication and visibility planning and implementation
    • assisting Programme Manager in planning publicity, including in their project proposals
    • speaking on behalf of PIT/s (project implementation team(s)) and PCU
    • advising team members on how to handle media enquiries
    • arranging interviews for HoM (Head of Mission) and others
  • Responsible for liaison & communication with the project partners on the local level by supporting communication activities related to country-wide public opinion survey, attitude study and public awareness and communication campaigns including mainstreaming messaging, as well as to promoting improvement of legislative mechanisms for regulating and controlling the circulation and use of WAE (Weapons Ammunitions and Explosives) and its implementation
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required

Necessary Qualifications

  • Completed secondary education, supplemented by formal courses in media / journalism, humanities or project management;
  • Minimum six years of working experience in communications, preferably in an international environment;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Ukrainian and Russian;
  • Computer literacy, with practical Microsoft applications experience.
Closing date for applications 29 March 2020 before midnight.

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