Visual Communication Officer (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Lebanon

Form of Employment: Full-time 
Starting Date: April 2022
Duration: until 31 December 2023, with the possibility of extension
Location: Lebanon

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. DRI promotes political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies, and the development of democratic institutions worldwide. 

DRI is looking for a Visual Communication Officer skilled in graphics and animation for its Country Office in Lebanon.Under the supervision of the Communications Coordinator and in close coordination with the Project & Digital Media Officer, the Visual Communication Officer will:  

Your tasks
  • Design and execute creative and engaging visual materials, including animating infographics, 2D/3D animations, and various visualisations (graphs, icons, charts, etc.) promoting DRI’s activity in Lebanon; 
  • Support and execute eye-catchingcontent creation for social media use (covers, thumbnails, lower thirds, credits to short documentaries, videos, stories, press releases, articles, pictures/stills, testimonials, technical captions) in accordance with DRI Lebanon’s social media strategy and content calendar; 
  • Copywrite and proofread print and online outputs; 
  • Assist in developing educational and awareness-raising videos (vox pops, short documentary films, video reports) pertaining to DRI’s activities and engagement in Lebanon; 
  • Support the design and implementation of Lebanon’s communications, visibility, and media strategy in line with DRI’s global and country-specific strategies; 
  • Ensure the mainstreaming of DRI Lebanon’s visual identity in line with DRI global’s branding guidelines; 
  • Archive communication outputs online and offline. 
  • Perform other relevant duties, as required.
Your skills and experience
  • University degree in graphic design and/or animation, or a related field; 
  • At least 3 years of experience in 2D animation, with advanced proficiency in visual design (branding, infographics, digital graphics including social media posts, events’ banners and posters), particularly using Adobe Creative Suite, such as Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro and InDesign; 
  • High creativity and ability to create visual elements that communicate ideas, stories, and policy messages; 
  • Copywriting and editing skills, ability to write engaging media content for a variety of audiences; 
  • Outstanding attention to detail, sense of accuracy, thoroughness, and consistency; 
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and SharePoint) and Google Workspace; 
  • Strong emotional intelligence competencies, with outstanding communication and negotiation skills, and the ability to manage conflict; 
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English. 
  • Experience in photography and video pre- and post-production (shooting and editing) is a strong asset, particularly video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro. 
What we offer
DRI offers you a job with flexible working hours, health insurance, training opportunities and the opportunity to work as part of an international and diverse team. The competitive remuneration for this position is aligned with DRI’s remuneration range for national employees.
Application Instructions
If you are interested in this position, please submit your application consisting of consisting:
  1. a compelling motivation letter
  2. your Curriculum Vitae
  3. your portfolio and samples of your work here.  
Closing date for applicationsis 14 March 2022, 11:59 pm local time (Lebanon). The position may be filled before the deadline has been reached, so early applications are encouraged. 
DRI is committed to diversity and treats everybody equally, independent of gender identity, sex, pregnancy, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, age, ability, socio-economic status, political opinion (as long as respectful of democratic principles), or any other status protected by the laws in the locations where we operate.
Organisation responsible for this vacancy:
                                                                 Democracy Reporting International gGmbH
                                                                                      Elbestr. 28 / 29
                                                                                12045 Berlin, Germany
Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy .
About us
Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is an international, not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to political participation and democratic governance around the world. DRI headquarters (HQ) is located in Berlin; DRI has country offices in Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Lebanon, and Ukraine and works with local partners in a number of other countries. The working language is English.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Thank you for your interest in Democracy Reporting International. Please fill out the following short form in order to submit your application.

Please note that we can only accept applications via this form, not via email.

Please upload your CV and Cover Letter (max. 20 MB in total).

Click to select multiple files or use drag-and-drop
Click to select multiple files or use drag-and-drop

Uploading document. Please wait.