Media / PR Assistant
      • Application deadline
        14.01.2019 Active Closed
      • Starting date
      • Type of contract
        Service Contract (SC)
      • Language required
        Fluency (oral and written) in the Ukrainian, English and Russian languages is a must
      • Expected duration of assignment
        10 months, 1 February – 30 November 2019
      Duty Station:

      Organizational Unit:

      Direct supervisor:

      EUBAM HQ, Odesa, Ukraine

      Media and Communication Office

      Media and Communication Officer


      General Functions: Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Media and Communication Officer and overall supervision of the Chief of Administration the incumbent assists in the smooth operation of communications functions of the European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) and of the Media and Communication Office itself. The incumbent works in close collaboration with the National Finance Officer, National Administrative/Human Resources Officer and National Procurement and Logistics Officer of the EUBAM Administration for effective achievement of results, anticipating and contributing to resolving complex programme/project-related issues and information delivery. The incumbent is expected to exercise full compliance with IOM programming, financial, procurement and administrative rules, regulations, policies and strategies, as well as implementation of the effective internal control systems.


      Specific Functions: 

      1. Proactively contribute to Public Relations engagement plans;
      2. Ensure implementation of the External Communications Strategy and Plan;
      3. Monitor national and appropriate international media and assemble material for the daily media review;
      4. Respond to press queries in a timely and accurate way, consulting with Mission colleagues as appropriate;
      5. Support and/or arrange visits to HQ and other Mission locations for the media or for other visitors as appropriate;
      6. Provide communications support for promotional activities at large regional and global events;
      7. Monitor communications-related services and products;
      8. Contribute to maintenance and content generation for the Mission’s website and social media platforms;