Job opportunity in the areas of press and public affair, Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean,

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The UfMS is launching a call for expressions of interest to work in the areas of press and public affairs within the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean, which has its headquarters in Barcelona. Individuals interested in presenting a spontaneous candidacy must come from a UfM Member State.

Accountable for assisting the Communication & Public Affairs Unit in the development, coordination, implementation and monitoring of communication and press actions to raise visibility and awareness on UfM activities and projects.


  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of the communication strategy of the UfM
  • Assist in developing and implementing media strategies for the promotion of UfM activities and projects and generate ideas to gain media coverage
  • Contribute to establish and nurture media relations and partnerships and handle journalists’ queries
  • Write press releases, media invitations, talking points, defensives, opeds and speeches for press purposes
  • Disseminate press releases on a regular basis and followup publication
  • Arrange press interviews for UfM officials
  • Organize press activities: press briefings, conferences, trips, visits, etc.
  • Write content for other communication purposes in liaison with other divisions and departments
  • Coordinate the monitoring of the media and the production of press clippings
  • Ensure maintenance and updating of the media database
  • Provide support to the organization of public affairs activities and coordinate the implementation of partnerships with third parties on the occasion of joint activities
  • Contribute to procurement procedures for services and contracts for the related area.
  • Liaise with the media agency for the implementation of media and communication services across the region
  • Contribute to the conceptualization and production of communication campaigns and tools

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia