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Organisation: Justice without Frontiers (JWF)
Job type: National and local associations
Nationality: lebanese
Location: Beirut
Job sector: Human Rights
Deadline: June 16, 2015
Job specifications

Justice Without Frontiers JWF


Immediate Recruitment: MEDIA OFFICER



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.


Women’s Access to Justice- Phase 2:  is a three years program implemented in Lebanon by Justice without Frontiers in partnership with Oxfam GB. The program aims to contribute to equitable access to formal and informal justice for poor and vulnerable women in Lebanon.

Key responsabilites:


•        To regularly generate high quality media coverage of JWF’s program and advocacy work.  This includes developing press releases, reactive lines, questions and answers and to organize press conferences, media briefing, news, stories, project updates, preliminary scripts, etc.);

•        To produce digital contents (stories, photos, blogs, videos) to be used on JWF website.

•        To contribute to media and overall campaigns strategy planning for women access to Justice Program.

•        To build relationships with media colleagues in other organizations (eg NGOs, UN agencies), to coordinate and collaborate on media projects.|

•        To build and maintain excellent relationships with Lebanese and international media outlets and maintain a database of Lebanese and international media contacts.

•        To monitor and evaluate media coverage generated and to draw lessons to improve coverage, and provide regular analysis on Lebanese media coverage issues relevant to JWF’s program and campaigns work.

•        To develop and implement communications and media activities for the project:

 Write/edit content for all communication channels (press releases, news, stories, project updates, preliminary scripts, etc.);

•        Conduct field visits as needed to support Justice Without Frontiers communications;

•        Develop tools and content to support and raise the visibility of JWF’S program on  women access to Justice on all communication channels (digital, audiovisual, print, etc.);

•        Share regular content updates based on program developments (announcements, article links, stories, visuals, news and events);

•        Support the coordination with the press and key media players on a regular basis.


Key competencies:

Experience required: 3 to 5 years


Education degree: No Degree Required


Field of education: Minimum of 2 years experience for holders of a Masters Degree or 4 years for holders of a Bachelors Degree. The experience should be working in the Lebanese media environment, either as a journalist or as a media officer, with a proven record of generating media coverage. Strong writing skills, preferably with a history of writing for media, and ability to produce quality communication materials within tight deadlines. Strong organizational and personal management skills, with ability to priorities work issues to meet deadlines. Strong social media skills (e.g. using websites/Twitter/blogs); Good interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain relationships.

Contract terms:


Arabic: Excellent

English: Excellent

French: Good


Period: 1 year renewable


Submission guidelines:

The position is offered on a part-time basis on a fixed-term contract. Interested candidates should send their CV, cover letter, three contactable references, by 16h of June 2015 to the following email address: .Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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