Vacancy announcement – Press Officer/Public Relations advisor to the Embassy of Palestine in Tirana

Job Description: roles and responsibilities

·        Support the Ambassador activity including the embassy’s engagement with media outlets and journalists.

·        Coordinate media briefings, press team events and meetings.

·        Proactively seeking communications opportunities and media contact.

·        Manage communications lists, media lists, and media monitoring distribution lists and support on monitoring and planning forward-looking activity.

·        Monitor media and news trends, sharing news coverage within the embassy on key issues of interest to the Palestine-Albania relationship, with occasional written media coverage summaries as requested.

·        The Officer will work closely with the diplomatic and administrative staff of the Embassy on all aspects of the Embassy’s political and cultural outreach work.

·        Maintaining an overview of current political and economic developments in Albania through media monitoring, government and civil society / think tank reports, and networking with key individuals from the Albanian authorities, the academic sector and civil society.

·        Providing accurate and timely translations of key documents and media news reports.

·        Ensure that the advice and information on the Embassy’s social media platforms are up-to-date and useful, including the Embassy’s social media platforms.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

·        Strong English oral and written communication skills.

·        Proven ability to complete multiple tasks and work on deadline in a fast-paced work environment.

·        Attention to detail and ability to edit and proofread.

·        Demonstrated ability to take control and follow through on assigned tasks.

·        Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

·        Requirements:

·        Good personality with proactive working attitude.

·        Diploma and additional professional training.

·        Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar position.

·        Basic knowledge of English in reading and in writing.

·        Honest, reliable and with good recommendations.

·        To apply:

·        All applicants should submit their CV (English or Albanian) to the e-mail address: alemb@alb.mafe.gov.ps or phone number: +355 69 20 95 731 (WhatsApp).

·        The closing date for application is the 30/04/2024. We will contact only the successful candidate for the interview. If you do not hear from us, you should assume that your application has not been successful.