Communications Assistant


Our client is seeking to recruit a focused, energetic and detail-oriented Communications Assistant to form part of the Institute’s Communications and Outreach function. Working under the overall supervision of the Director of Administration and Outreach, and Communications and Outreach Manager, the successful candidate will be an integral part of a multi-national team with various responsibilities


  • Online & Social Media  - Generating and posting content on the website and social media accounts.
  • Keeping abreast of changes in the online environment to best serve the organisational objectives, including monitoring the social media space for workstream-related topics and conversations.
  • SEO (search engine optimisation) and generation of inbound traffic.
  • Prepare and disseminate monthly activity reports providing benchmark metrics and campaign effectiveness.
  • Supporting coordination with third parties on marketing, advertising, PR and employer branding initiatives, as required.
  • Publications & Reporting  - Coordinating the publication of the  E-newsletter and collating content for partner e-publications, as required.
  • Coordinating input for factsheets, the Annual Report, and other materials.
  • Supporting proofreading and editing efforts, as required.
  • Compiling research and analytics to support reporting, as required.
  • Aligning media products with branding guidelines.
  • Event-Related Communications - Working with different units to prepare media plans for hosted events.
  • Assisting in managing relations with media representatives as required and supporting the preparation of traditional media content (e.g. press releases, talking points, interviews, PowerPoints, etc.).
  • Taking photos and videos at workshops and other events as required.

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Solid understanding of the use of a range of Social Media platforms and the mechanics that drives effective content distribution.
  • Sound experience in social media marketing, writing/editing, and/or public relation
  • Detailed-orientated, analytical thinker with well-honed skillsto leverage IIJ’s presence on the digital arena.
  • A strong work ethic, with the ability to work independently, set priorities, and organise work to meet deadlines.
  • Professional-level command of the English language, with excellent oral and written communication skills, and exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience working in international organisations and/or internationally-funded programs.
  • Previous experience in photography and/or videography is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of Arabic and/or French is considered advantageous.

Education & Experience

A Graduate with either Bachelors or Master’s Level in Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, or a relevant field.

Job Reference: WY656

  • Primary job focus
    Marketing & PR
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
    Legal Services
  • Languages

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