Near East Foundation is hiring a
Title: Communications Officer
Reports to: Country Director
Location: Yerevan, Armenia
Contract Type: Fixed Term, Full-time
Duration: 12 months, with the possibility of extension
The Near East Foundation (NEF) is seeking candidates for a Communications Officer to be based in Yerevan, Armenia. NEF is a non-profit international development organization that has supported livelihoods recovery and community-based economic development in the Middle East, Africa, and Caucasus since 1915. NEF draws on local teams, experience, and partnerships in these regions to create community-led solutions to improve livelihoods and local governance among conflict and crisis-affected groups, while maintaining neutrality and ensuring inclusiveness in our approach. Working through a network of country offices and local partners, NEF currently has operations in ten countries: Armenia, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Mali, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, South Sudan, and Syria. Our programs are organised around three pillars: Inclusive Economic Development, Climate-resilient Development, and Stabilisation and Peacebuilding.
The Communications Officer is a key member of the NEF team in Yerevan reporting directly to the Project Director. The Communications Officer supports communication efforts for implementation of the project STRIVE for a better future: communities and civil society resilience in Armenia programme. STRIVE aims to improve the resilience, sustainability, accountability, and capacity for innovation of Armenian civil society organisations (CSOs), enabling them to play a pivotal role in raising awareness, deepening democracy, and serving constituencies in Armenia, especially vulnerable populations.
The successful Communications Officer must be a self-directed individual with the following qualifications:
NEF will accept a rolling application until the position is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible before Friday, June 23, 2023.
Please apply by submitting the following documents:
Applicants are strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with the Near East Foundation by visiting the NEF website at www.neareast.org.
The Near East Foundation promotes Equal Opportunities for all applicants seeking employment and NEF employees.
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any Employment with the Near East Foundation will be subject to the following checks prior to start date: