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Communication officer

Tue, 10/01/2013 - 16:21
Job key data
Job title: Communication officer
Organisation: Justice without Frontiers (JWF)
Job type: United Nations & other international organizations
Location: Beirut - Lebanon
Working area: Beirut - Lebanon
Job sector: Knowledge Development & Management
Deadline: October 7, 2013
Job specifications

Justice without Frontiers (JWF) is a secular, nonpolitical, nonprofit, nongovernmental, juristic civil organization, incorporated in November 2005 and headquartered in Beirut. Its role is to develop and promote democratic reform and rule of law, and undertake legal and social projects that support human rights. Justice without Frontiers attracts volunteers, professionals, and passionate individuals who believe in human right principles and are dedicated to work towards prosecuting violators and supporting victims who have no access to justice, at the national, regional, or international levels.

Key responsabilites:
  • To develop and implement an integrated media strategy .
  • To document the process of preparation of JWF activities
  • Deliver high quality local, national (and in some instances international) media coverage for JWF projects.
  • Responsible for delivering accurate, timely and compelling information and stories that illustrate and raise the profile of projects implemented by JWF.
  • Write & produce content – for the website and external media outlets such as Facebook sub-pages, e-actions, emails, and web pages.
  • Monitor and evaluate media coverage generated and to draw lessons to improve coverage.
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with key media players, journalists and broadcasters in Lebanon and regionally and internationally.
  • Develop and regularly maintain a national database of media contacts.
  • Coordinate the production of IEC materials related to the project: billboard-posters-pamphlets-newsletter-song…etc
  • Undertake any other responsibilities and tasks as required.
  • Review and assist in the development of proposals, progress reports, and final reports as per donor requirements
Key competencies:
  • A commitment to human rights.
  • A Bachelor's degree in  journalism or related field.
  • Ability to juggle a variety of tasks, manage own workload, and work flexibly.
  • Creative thinking and good research skills.
  • Knowledge of local, national and international media (including press, internet, print)
  • Ability to communicate easily and appropriately with people at all levels within an organization.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Native Arabic and excellent English skills (writing, reading, and correspondence).
  • IT skills (Word, Excel, power point…)
Contract terms:

To Apply :
Kindly submit a cover letter describing your experience what you would bring to the organization, and your salary requirements; along with a CV and contact information for three professional references; and send to:;

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