Associate Project Officer, Communications

International Centre for Migration Policy Development
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    Aug-31-2020
  • Posted
    Jul 20

Position description

Organisational Overview:
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation tasked with promoting innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies. With 17 Member States and over 60 projects active throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ICMPD is a growing and ever-more relevant presence in its field. The organisation’s greatest assets are its 200+ staff members, who personify its values of commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.


Project Overview: 
ICMPD is inviting all interested candidates to apply for the Associate Project Officer - Communications position for the MIgration EU eXpertise+ (MIEUX+) initiative. 


MIEUX+ strengthens the capacities of public authorities to better manage migration and mobility in all its dimensions through the provision of tailor-made peer-to-peer expertise assistance. As a global migration capacity-building programme, MIEUX+ provides peer-to-peer expertise to partner countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. 


The overall objective of MIEUX+ is to contribute to safe, orderly and regular migration. The specific objective is to improve migration governance at national, regional and global levels. MIEUX+ is made up of four inter-twined hubs (Hub 1 – Expertise, Hub 2 - Action, Hub 3 - Knowledge, Innovation and Trends, and Hub 4 - Networks and Partnerships) mutually reinforcing and complementing each other. 


Please note that this position is subject to approval and availability of project funds. 


Job Description:
The Associate Project Officer-Communications supports the implementation of project activities. S/he contributes to organisation of project activities and administration of project inputs according to the approved project documentation, work plans and budgets, and in line with ICMPD´s rules and business processes. The Associate Project Officer-Communications supports content creation and production of communication products for MIEUX’s website, newsletter and social media channels; monitors media coverage and conducts a press review; assists with, day-to-day dealings with communications-related suppliers. S/he contributes to the formulation and design of substantive project outputs and to the implementation of project communications activities.  


The Associate Project Officer-Communications works under the supervision of the Senior Project Manager as well as the Knowledge and Communication Specialist and in close collaboration with other members of the project team. S/he collaborates with project assistant(s) for implementation of administrative activities.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience communications, in the field of migration or international development, is an asset. Excellent communication and writing skills and proven ability to present detailed, technical information in a more concise and clear manner;
  • Professional experience in, story-telling/editing/proofreading;
  • Experience with online content creation, social media management and online newsletter tools;
  • Experience with Content Management Systems, Google Analytics and media monitoring tools is an asset;
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign;
  • Experience with managing databases and video editing software.

Application instructions

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