VNE-8 Press & Outreach Officer Assistant (1 Position)
Temporary Salary: Closes: June 26, 2021
For Short-term (2-3 months) Positions
Open to External Candidates
IOM, acting as implementing partner for the European Commission, is seeking to recruit a number of local staff for support functions assigned to the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) inZambia. Allpositions are short term assignments (2 to 3 months) based in Lusaka(or in the regions of Zambia) and offer successful applicants the opportunity to gain valuable experience of working for an International Organization.
All candidates, should be non-partisan and willing and flexible to work in an environment with an intensive workload, have excellent command of English, good analytical and drafting skills and be familiar with MS Windows, Excel and Outlook. Candidates must be willing to work flexible hours and be able to perform under tight deadlines. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
VNE-8 Press& Outreach Officer Assistant (1 Position)
Under the supervision of the Press& Outreach Officer, the Press & Outreach Officer Assistantwill provide technical and administrative support to the Press& Outreach Officer. This will involve assisting with press relations, establish and maintain contact with the local and international media, a basic daily media digest of political and election related items for the EU EOM. Assist in the preparation of a written report on the media for the Final Report. Any other tasks as may be required by the Press& Outreach Officer. Desirable qualifications include: Degree in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations or other related field, relevant professional experience of at least 3 years (preferably with International Organizations or NGOs). Excellent English communication skills and the ability to work in a team are essential. Fluency in any other local language would be an asset.
Applications should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible and latest by 26 June 2021, clearly stating the position VNE number.
Each application should include a CV and short application letter in English only, plus full contact details. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Immediate availability to start working is required.