Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Communication and Media Officer

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Description


A very exciiting opportunity to  join our team in NRC Ukraine. We are looking for national Ukranian Communication and Media Officer who will provide direct support to the Communications and Media Coordinator in the implementation of NRC’s internal and external communication initiatives. In particular, drafting, editing and translating communications materials, social Media Management and monitoring of campaign coverage. 

Implement delegated communication function portfolio according to the plan of action Prepare and develop status reports as required by management Contribute to the identification of specific protection risks and needs analyses Contribute to designing of protection response to identified risks and needs. Gather audio visual content, written stories and case studies of NRC activities for the development of public and/ or internal information materials. Administer NRC’s communications channels (mail, Facebook messenger). Support the implementation of a Social Media Strategy that aligns with NRC goals, including the preparation of social media posts, calendar and performance analytics. Provide support to programmes vis-à-vis developing and disseminating quality Public Information materials. Assist with drafting, translating and proofreading booklets, brochures, leaflets, reports, infographics and other materials.  Assist the Media and Communications Coordinator with the development of high-quality visibility products. Edit photos, infographics or other visual materials as required. Monitor national and international media. 

We highly encourage you to learn more about the role: please review the detailed Job Description here.

Min 2 years of experience in communications, media and public information. Experience in humanitarian, civil society, government, Human Rights sectors would be an asset.  Bachelor's degree or Higher education in a field of in Journalism/communication, political studies, human rights or any relevant subject or demonstrated relevant experience in lieu of official academic background.  Experience in social media management and Media Monitoring tools. Proficient knowledge of Ukrainian. Advanced knowledge of English would be an advantage. Experience in translation and interpretation would be an advantage.  Knowledge of photo and video management software (Canva, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, etc) would be an advantage. Pro-active approach and willingness to learn.

                                                                     What Makes This Position Attractive?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. The organisation protects displaced people and supports them as they build a new future. The organisation began relief efforts after World War II, and today, works in both new and protracted crises across more than 40 countries. Meaningful work that responds to the diverse needs, priorities, and concerns raised by beneficiary communities. NRC Ukraine meets immediate humanitarian needs, prevents further displacement, and contributes to durable solutions.


                                                                                      What We Offer

Duty station: Dnipro Contract duration: Employment contract – till 31 Dec 2023 with the possibility of extension subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance Travel: 35% (inside the country) Salary/benefits: According to NRC salary scale, terms and conditions. Closing Date: 04.06.2023 NRC is an equal opportunities employer. In the selection of our staff, we are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability. We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.


                                                          Key Information - Please Take Note When Applying

Learn more about NRC here and NRC Ukraine To apply as an internal candidate, please click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site. Apply by completing all the system-required fields of your experience, employment history, and education in your application. Ensure to attach your latest CV. Submit your application and CV in English. When creating your profile, include your full name as per your passport. Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.
  The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and Security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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