مطلوب موظفين تواصل وإعلام للعمل مع منظمة IOM العالمية
Position Title: Media and Communications Officer
Duty Station: Amman, Jordan
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P1
Type of Appointment: Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 13 October 2020
Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM), and direct supervision of the
Programme Coordinator and Liaison Officer in Jordan, and in close coordination with the Middle
East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Communications Officer and the Media and
Communications Division in HQ, the successful candidate will assist with aspects of the
implementation of external Communications for IOM Jordan.
Core Functions / Responsibilities:
Collect, compile and provide identified information to the CoM on public relations and media matters of interest.
Provide logistical and administrative support for the organization and implementation of press
conferences and public engagements of the CoM.
Draft inputs and collect pertinent information for coordinated responses to anti-migrant stigma
In close coordination with the Regional Media and Communications Officer and the Media
and Communications Division in Headquarters (HQ), draft segments of public information
materials, press briefing notes, website and social media content, and newsletters in clear and
concise English and Arabic.
Draft portions of press notes, human-interest stories and other programme-related
communications materials for approval and subsequent dissemination to an international
audience. Compile photographs, video clips and other news stories and images,
checking if informed consent was obtained including through digital informed consent forms.
Update the national media contact database.
Provide logistical and administrative support for the implementation of global communications
initiatives such as designated UN international days, IOM perception change campaigns, the
Global Migration Film Festival, and International Migrants Day.
Apply all relevant IOM data protection guidelines and procedures.
Apply appropriate gender awareness in all inputs drafted.
Attend regional and/or national UN Communications Groups and relevant interagency media
and communication working groups, as required.
Prepare cost estimates and timelines for donor projects and visibility requirements.
Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
• Master’s degree in Journalism, Media Communications, Public Information, Public Health
Management or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
• University degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience.
• Experience working with IOM and/or another UN agency preferred;
• Experience handling a press conference;
• Understanding of social media and solid experience working with UN media.
• Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations
• Effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners
• Works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries, and the broader community
to advance country office or regional objectives
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• An ability to work on big strategy plans as well as day-to-day tasks
• Ability to think both creatively and strategically
• Demonstrated high competency as a writer and editor in English
• Demonstrated photojournalism skills
• Knowledge of graphic design, web, social media and video production
• Responds well under pressure with strict time limit
• Deadline-oriented, inquisitive, with great follow-up and reporting skills.
IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.
For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Arabic,
French and/or Spanish is an advantage.
Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process,
which may include written and/or oral assessments.
Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database
Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural
differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
• Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner
consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed
manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve
shared goals and optimize results.
• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely
manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes
responsibility for own action and delegated work.
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains
complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.
Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.
Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding
This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations.
Recommended candidates endorsed by the Appointments and Postings Board will remain
eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.
The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in
the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are
nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment,
accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No
late applications will be accepted.
How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment
system, by 13 October 2020 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.
IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment
system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment
From 30.09.2020 to 13.10.2020
IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview,
processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank