EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (EUTF), The ‘Madad Fund’

Job published date: 
Monday, December 24, 2018
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Country: 
Syria
Region: 
Mediterranean Countries
Body: 

Details of post


Team Leader (based in Brussels)
  • Qualifications: a) A minimum of 8 years relevant professional experience in information and communication expertise, including in the field of journalism.
    b) Key requirements:
    - Professional communication experiences of at least 8 years including excellent drafting/editing skills and proven track record in the production and editing of audio-visual and digital content
    - Professional communication expertise in a crisis/conflict/ refugee situation for at least 1 project
    - Professional experience in strategic communication activities/campaigns for the European Union for at least 2 years
    - Experience in developing communication strategies and campaigns, action programmes, and strategy implementation skills for at least 2 projects
    - Professional expertise in communication activities targeting Arab countries for at least 1 project
    - Experience with the Syrian or Iraqi crises for at least 1 project
    - Professional experience in media management for at least 1 year
    - Proven experience in line-management of small teams (up to 6 staff) for at least 2 years
    - Professional proficiency in English, written and oral (equivalent of C2 level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language)
    c) Asset
    - Professional experience working with media including social media (in particular Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt) for at least 1 project
    - Experience working with the EU communication and visibility guidelines for at least 1 project;
    - Relevant experience of analytical work in the area of communication for at least 1 project;
    - Experience of international media coverage (on national or local levels) for at least 1 project.
    - Experience in event organisation/support for at least 2 events.
    - Multi-tasker who works well under pressure
    - Self-starter, team player with a positive and proactive approach, prepared to generate new ideas and carry them forward,
    - Proficiency in French or German language skills
    - Proficiency in Arabic language
  • Duration: 390 day(s)
    Media/Communication Expert in the region (Lebanon or Jordan)
  • Qualifications: a) A minimum of 8 years relevant professional experience in information and communication expertise, including in the field of journalism and media.
    b) Key requirements:
    - Professional communication or journalist experiences of at least 8 years, including excellent drafting/editing skills and proven track record in the production and editing of audio-visual and digital content
    - Professional communication expertise in a crisis/conflict/ refugee situation for at 2 years
    - Experience in developing communication strategies and campaigns, action programmes, and strategy implementation skills for at least 1 project
    - Professional expertise in communication/media activities targeting Arab countries for at least 3 years
    - Experience with the Syrian or Iraqi crises in Lebanon or Jordan for at least 1 project
    - Professional experience in media management in Lebanon or Jordan for at least 1 project
    - Professional proficiency in Arabic, written and oral (equivalent of C2 level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language), including the arabic dialect use in the Mashrek area.
    - Professional proficiency in English written and oral (equivalent of C1 level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language)
    c) Asset
    - Professional experience of organising media events, such as press conferences, workshops, interview programs or activities of a similar nature for at least 1 event
    - Negotiation skills and ability to work with various interlocutors.
    - Multi-tasker who works well under pressure
    - Relevant experience of analytical work in the area of communication for at least 1 project;
    - Strong coordination, facilitation, and relationship management skills
    - Knowledge of the EU communication and visibility guidelines;
    - Professional experience working with social media for at least 1 project
    - Strong journalist network within the region (Lebanon or Jordan).
    - Experience of international media coverage (on national or local levels) for at least 1 project.
    - Self-starter, team player with a positive and proactive approach, prepared to generate new ideas and carry them forward,
    - Proficiency in Kurdish (from Syria or Iraq)
  • Duration: 210 day(s)
    Junior Expert for communication (based in Brussels)
  • Qualifications: a) A minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience in information and communication expertise, including in the field of journalism.
    b) Minimum requirements for each experts:
    - Professional communication or media experiences of at least 3 years including excellent drafting/editing skills,
    - Professional proficiency in English written and oral (equivalent of C1 level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language)
    c) Minimum requirements for the team JE3+JE4:
    - Proven track record in the production of multimedia and digital content for at least 2 projects.
    - Professional experience of minimum 2 years in graphic and web design, printing and lay-out.
    - Professional proficiency in Arabic written and oral (equivalent of C2 level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language) .
    - Proficiency in French written and oral.
    - Professional experience as press officer (press and media relations) for at least 1 project.
    - Professional experience in social media campaigns for at least 1 project.
    - Professional expertise in communication activities targeting Arab countries of minimum 1 year.
    - Professional experience in web-site and content management for at least 1 project.
    d) Assets:
    - Working experience with the EU communication and visibility guidelines for at least 1 project,
    - Professional communication expertise in a crisis / conflict situation (in particular with the Syrian or Iraqi crises) for at least 1 project,
    - Professional experience in developing and implementing strategic communication activities/campaigns for the European Union, in the field of EU external relations and crisis response for at least 1 project,
    - Professional experience working with media including social media in particular Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq for at least 1 project,
    - A strong sense of initiative combined with team spirit,
    - Self-starter, with a positive and proactive approach, prepared to generate new ideas and carry them forward,
    - Multi-tasker who works well under pressure
    - Capacity to understand media coverage at international and national levels for at least 1 project.
    - Experience in event organisation/support.
  • Duration: 360 day(s)
    Junior Expert for communication (based in Brussels)
  • Qualifications: a) A minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience in information and communication expertise, including in the field of journalism.
    b) Minimum requirements for each experts:
    - Professional communication or media experiences of at least 3 years including excellent drafting/editing skills,
    - Professional proficiency in English written and oral (equivalent of C1 level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language)
    c) Minimum requirements for the team JE3+JE4:
    - Proven track record in the production of multimedia and digital content for at least 2 projects.
    - Professional experience of minimum 2 years in graphic and web design, printing and lay-out
    - Professional proficiency in Arabic written and oral (equivalent of C2 level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language) .
    - Proficiency in French written and oral.
    - Professional experience as press officer (press and media relations) for at least 1 project.
    - Professional experience in social media campaigns for at least 1 project.
    - Professional expertise in communication activities targeting Arab countries of minimum 1 year.
    - Professional experience in web-site and content management for at least 1 project.
  • Duration: 360 day(s)
    Junior Expert for events (Brussels)
  • Qualifications: a) Minimum requirements for both experts:
    - Proven experience in organizing events on international level and in a multi-cultural environment (at least 3 events)
    - Proven experience in organizing large-scale events in Brussels (more than 100 participants) (at least 2 events)
    - Professional proficiency in English and French, written and oral, (equivalent of C2 level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language)
    b) Assets:
    - Experience in organizing at least 1 event related to the EUTF thematics (e.g. international refugees crisis, MENA region, migration & asylum)
    - Experience in organizing at least 1 cultural/musical event
    - Experience in organizing at least 1 event for EU institutions
    - Professional expertise in communication activities with Arab countries for at least 1 project
    - Cultural sensitivity towards Arab countries and refugee thematic (proven with at least 1 project)
    - Professional proficiency in Dutch
    - Professional proficiency in Arabic
  • Duration: 90 day(s)
    Junior Expert for events (Brussels)
  • Qualifications: a) Minimum requirements for both experts:
    - Proven experience in organizing events on international level and in a multi-cultural environment (at least 3 events)
    - Proven experience in organizing large-scale events in Brussels (more than 100 participants) (at least 2 events)
    - Professional proficiency in English and French, written and oral, (equivalent of C2 level based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Language)
    b) Assets:
    - Experience in organizing at least 1 event related to the EUTF thematics (e.g. international refugees crisis, MENA region, migration & asylum)
    - Experience in organizing at least 1 cultural/musical event
    - Experience in organizing at least 1 event for EU institutions
    - Professional expertise in communication activities with Arab countries for at least 1 project
    - Cultural sensitivity towards Arab countries and refugee thematic (proven with at least 1 project)
    - Professional proficiency in Dutch
    - Professional proficiency in Arabic
  • Duration: 90 day(s)
    Junior Expert for event/communication (Beirut or Amman)
  • Duration: 90 day(s)
    Name of Project: 
    EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (EUTF), The ‘Madad Fund’
    Status: 
    Opened
    Project start date: 
    Friday, March 1, 2019
    Project end date: 
    Tuesday, August 31, 2021
    Duration: 
    914 day(s)
    Other information: 

    - Project Manager: Mervie Likouete ( )
    - Project Director: Mihaela Dascultu ( )
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