Press and Information Officer based in Tripoli, EU Delegation to Libya
Opportunity type : Job Opportunities
The EU Delegation to Libya is recruiting a Press and Information Officer, based in Tripoli. The Press and Information Officer will be part of the Delegation’s Press & Information team, and work under the supervision of the Communications Advisor.
The EU Delegation employs a gender balanced team of around 40 people in the Delegation’s offices in Tripoli and Tunis. The place of employment of the Press and Information Officer is Tripoli.
The initial contract will have the duration of one year, renewable.
The EU Delegation to Libya offers a competitive progressive career in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
Functions and duties:
The Press and Information Officer will be in charge of maintaining relations with local media and journalists, and assist the Delegation’s senior management in interacting with the press, in particular the Head of Delegation as the spokesperson of the EU in Libya. The jobholder will in particular be responsible for:
Establishing and maintaining relations with journalists and media workers in Libya;
Acting as focal point for media requests in Arabic and coordinating timely responses to journalists;
Drafting communication material including press releases, media advisories, social media posts, website articles etc.; contributing to other communication products as required;
Publishing press communication materials through email, messenger services, the Delegation’s website and social media channels;
Organising and coordinating communication activities, including arranging interviews for the Head of Delegation and press conferences, compiling background briefings and talking points for speakers, compiling press kits and managing journalists requests on site;
Monitoring local print, broadcast, digital and social media, compiling a daily press review for internal distribution, compiling press coverage reports after key events and publications;