WE ARE HIRING! Communications and Advocacy Officer

WE ARE HIRING! Communications and Advocacy Officer

Arab Watch Coalition is looking for a Communications and Advocacy officer to join its team and support our work in monitoring International Financial Institutions and supporting economic justice and human right.

This program will give you the opportunity to experience and contribute to developing AWC’s communication and advocacy work toward a variety of audiences. In addition, you will gain and deepen your knowledge of IFIs policies for economic and social justice, just inclusive, participatory, and sustainable development, and more.

Job Title: communications and advocacy officer

Location: Morocco*

Job role:

The Communications and Advocacy officer is expected to deliver innovative and quality communications in a fast-paced, dynamic, global environment. The Communications officer is responsible for providing strategic communications support and advice across AWC and producing strategically aligned communications that are relevant and useful to AWC’s primary audiences.

Main tasks:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of AWC’s Communication for Advocacy workplan, ensuring that all messaging aligns with our aims and mission;
  • Write, produce, and publish communication in English and Arabic, such as articles for the website, newsletters, press releases, presentations, and videos;
  • Ensure an active social media presence;
  • Support the organization, promotion, and delivery of online and in-person events;
  • Work closely with policy teams and member organizations to plan and implement campaigns, as well as other advocacy-related actions;
  • Provide input and feedback on AWC’s website;
  • Foster relations with the Communications community with AWC’s members and partners in the MENA region and internationally;
  • The role holder will from time to time be required to carry out any other duties that are within the scope of the job

Person specification:

  • Degree in communications, journalism, marketing, international affairs, or another relevant field
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in communications
  • Fluency in Arabic and English is required (written and spoken), and proficiencies in other languages beneficial
  • Good knowledge of civil society organizations and their conditions in the MENA region and internationally, or experience from activism, volunteering, or internships in progressive civil society organizations;
  • Good knowledge of social media channels and campaigns;
  • Familiarity and experience with Design tools (Canva, Adobe Photoshop);
  • Video-editing skills;
  • Proven teamwork experience and collaborative skills.
  • Proven ability to plan and prioritize tasks;
  • Fast learner and capacity to work autonomously.

How to apply:

If you are interested, please send the following documents by 31 March at 12 pm Morocco time (GMT ) :

  • Your CV
  • A cover letter (1-page maximum) which should clearly state: why you think you are suited for this position, what are your objectives/learning outcomes expected from this experience; when you would be available to start;

Your application should be addressed to info@arabwatchcoalition.org email. Please use the subject line “Communications and Advocacy officer application”

Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted

Arab watch coalition:

We are a regional coalition of Civil Society from MENA, whose watch the operations of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) in the region to make sure that the development processes are inclusive, participatory, just, and sustainable for all. We engage with civil society, local communities, and right-holders to ensure their interests are reflected in national development.

For more info visit our website

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