Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Global Communication Adviser

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity to help a leading international NGO reach its global communication goals. You will collaborate with colleagues across NRC to produce content about our humanitarian work, and will communicate about and with our corporate partners.

What we are looking for

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking a skilled and motivated Global Communications Adviser with a track record of producing and editing engaging digital content.

What you will do

As Global Communications Adviser, you will:

· Develop communication products, such as web articles, Social Media posts, newsletters and video scripts.

· Edit and proofread English-language content for use on NRC’s global digital channels.

· Provide support, feedback and mentoring on storytelling and content production to colleagues and external suppliers around the world.

· Contribute to the use and ongoing development of NRC’s English style guide, including training of Freelance writers, translators and editors.

· Update the country profiles and factsheets on NRC’s web pages.

· Advise and support NRC’s Global Corporate Partnerships team on external and internal communications.

· Develop and distribute communications and Marketing materials relating to NRC’s corporate partnerships, in line with the team’s strategies for media, publications and digital channels. Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position.

What you will bring

· Native-level English speaker with demonstrated expertise in written communication, including copy-editing and proofreading.

· Documented excellence in writing and editing text for public engagement.

· Ability to advise and motivate others on clear communication, writing and style.

· Experience using social Media Platforms like LinkedIn for business purposes.

· Higher education (bachelor’s level or higher) within marketing, PR, communications, or another relevant field.

· Experience of marketing communications and/or communication about humanitarian topics.

· Technical skills relevant to digital content production, such as web publishing (we use Optimizely CMS).

For more information, see the detailed Job Description.

What we offer

· Duty station: NRC Head Office in Oslo, Norway.

· Contract: national contract, 1-year contract.

· Salary/benefits: grade 9 on NRC’s regional salary scale, with accompanying terms and conditions.

· NRC is an equal opportunities employer. 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. Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process

· Internal candidates only: please click on the suitcase icon labelled “I am an employee” to be redirected to NRC’s internal careers site.

· When creating your profile on the NRC careers site, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.

· Submit your application in English, taking care to attach the latest version of your CV.

· 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 similarly not be considered.

· Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applications for each vacant position. · If you have any questions about this role, please email with the job title as the subject line.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. Watch this short video to see NRC in action. Learn more about NRC

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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