Strategic Communications Lead

J.E. Austin Associates, Inc.
  • Location
    Tirana, Albania
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
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  • Posted
    Jan 29

Position description

JAA is seeking a Strategic Communications Lead for an anticipated economic growth activity in Albania.

The activity will aim to advance Albania’s market integration, improve competitiveness and inclusive growth to help accelerate the Country’s accession to the European Union (EU). The activity is anticipated to start in 2024. This advertisement is in anticipation of this activity’s implementation and is conditional upon the award of the activity contract.


The Strategic Communications Lead will provide oversight and technical direction for a planned donor funded activity’s communications and outreach objectives. The Lead will be responsible for executing the activity’s Strategic Communications Plan and lead public relations activities, using traditional media, social media, and other communication channels.



Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Journalism, Media, Public Relations, Communications, International Development, Business Administration, Marketing)

  • 5+ years of experience in designing and leading communication efforts for international development projects.

  • Experience developing and managing communications campaigns using a variety of media, social media, and other communications channels.

  • Strong understanding of communications best practices.

  • Strong ability to collaborate and work in teams.

  • Expertise in designing, preparing, and presenting cutting edge and professional communications

    and outreach campaigns and materials.

  • Experience working in communications in Albania.

  • Fluency in Albanian and English.

  • Albanian citizenship or residence with a work permit is required.

Application instructions

This position will be based in Tirana, Albania and is open to Albanian nationals only. Qualified candidates should direct their statement of interest and resume describing relevant qualifications to Adedasola Adeniyi at [email protected] by February 9th, 2024. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidates are highly encouraged to apply ahead of the February 9th deadline.

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