Press Specialist, UfM Secretariat

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The UfM Secretariat is seeking to incorporate a Press Specialist at its headquarters in Barcelona.

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

  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of the communication strategy of the UfM
  • Develop and implement media strategies for the promotion of UfM activities and projects and generate ideas to gain media coverage
  • 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 and events (logistics and content): press briefings, conferences, trips, visits, etc.
  • Write content for other communication purposes in liaison with other divisions and departments
  • Coordinate the media monitoring 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
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia