Delegation of the European Union to Myanmar

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PRESS AND INFORMATION OFFICER (maternity replacement; fixed contract 01/06/2021 to 30/09/2021)

09/04/2021 - 10:51
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Applications for this position are now CLOSED

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PRESS AND INFORMATION OFFICER

(maternity replacement; fixed contract 01/06/2021 to 30/09/2021)

 

The Delegation of the European Union to Rwanda seeks to employ maternity leave replacement for Press and Information Officer. The post is based at the Delegation offices in Kigali. The incumbent will report to the Head of Political, Press and Information Section. The Delegation of the European Union offers exciting work in a vibrant multicultural environment with excellent opportunities for professional development.

JOB DUTIES

 

  • Management of press relations of the EU Delegation, including management of working relations with media, preparation and dissemination of press releases, organization of press briefings/press conferences, organization of TV/radio/print interviews, and similar activities.

 

  • Management of information and public diplomacy activities of the EU Delegation, including maintenance and regular update of EU Delegation's on line information sources (website, social media)

 

  • Monitoring of media and preparation of daily press review summarizing main political, economic and other developments in the country

JOB REQUIREMENTS

University degree preferably in Journalism/Communications, Political Sciences, International Relations or related area. Candidates must be fully computer literate and possess superior analytical, drafting and organizational skills. Candidates must be fluent in English and French. At least basic knowledge of Canvas and Adobe Premiere Pro required. Previous work experience in diplomatic settings would be a strong advantage.

DURATION

Fixed contract for the period of 01/06/2021– 30/09/2021 (maternity leave replacement).

HOW TO APPLY

The Delegation of the European Union to Rwanda applies a policy of equal opportunities. Interested applicants should send their applications in English to the attention of the Head of Political, Press and Information by email to DELEGATION-RWANDA-POLITICS@eeas.europa.eu

Applications must contain:

  1. Letter of motivation
  2. Curriculum Vitae with reference contacts
  3. Supporting documents providing proof of educational background and professional experience.

The email containing all supporting documents should clearly mention "Vacancy Press and Information Officer". Candidates who have not submitted the required supporting documents will not be considered.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 25/04 at 18:00 Kigali time. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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