Press & Information Officer (short term contract), EU Delegation to Jordan

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The Delegation of the European Union to Jordan is seeking to recruit a Press and Information Officer for the Political, Press and Information Section. The person appointed will be offered a limited contract (from 15/1/2020-1/5/2020) on terms appropriate to his/her position.
Tasks will include:

  • Preparing daily press review and media analysis;
  • Establishing and maintaining close working relations with Jordanian and international media;
  • Coordinating with press officers from Embassies;
  • Coordinating with other private and public bodies;
  • Drafting/finalising press releases (in English and Arabic);
  • Contributing to and preparing speeches and preparing the Head of Delegation for interviews;
  • Contributing to the preparation, and ensuring implementation, of the Delegation’s communication strategy and visibility plan
  • Supporting the European Commission’s development communication strategy locally;
  • Preparing regular information to the media on the activities of the EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy, the European Commission  and the Delegation: organising press conferences and preparing interviews and editorials during High-Level visits and events;
  • Preparing social media posts for the Delegation and the Head of Delegation (in English and Arabic);
  • Managing the website of the Delegation;
  • Managing promotional material;
  • Managing the Press and Information section’s budget;
  • Preparing a regional EU communications seminar in Amman during the first semester of 2020.

Countries covered:

  • Jordan