Digital Media Officer (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Lebanon

Form of Employment: Full-time
Starting Date: July 2022
Duration: Until April 2023, with the possibility of extension depending on external funding
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 currently recruiting a Digital Media Officer for its Country Office in Lebanon.
Your tasks
Under the supervision of the Communications Coordinator, you will:
  • Supports the Communications Coordinator in the development, implementation, and continuous adjustment of DRI’s overall communications and visibility strategy across all projects to ensure that DRI Lebanon’s social/digital media ecosystem is optimally activated;
  • Designs, oversees, and manages DRI’s social media content strategy across all projects and outlets (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc. with an activation strategy for Twitter and TikTok) from end-to-end;
  • Designs and implements a content calendar that specifies the type of visual content needed to promote DRI’s engagement in Lebanon;
  • Designs and implements a boosting and advertising strategy to optimise audience reach and engagement;
  • Assesses the competition landscape and manages DRI Lebanon’s strategic positioning in the digital space;
  • Analyses, engages, and grows DRI Lebanon’s audiences in line with the type of content produced;
  • Ensures that DRI Lebanon’s visual identity is mainstreamed according to DRI global’s branding guidelines;
  • Coordinates with the Visual Communication Officer to ensure that visual content and materials, including infographics, animations, and various visualisations (graphs, icons, charts, etc.) are duly implemented;
  • Compiles, consolidates, and analyses social media analytics and metrics across all projects, and submits periodic assessment reports outlining key takeaways and actionable recommendations;
  • Keeps a detailed record of all financial transactions related to online marketing and boosting, as requested by the Finance Unit;
  • Supports quality control, including copywriting and proofreading of print and online outputs;
  • Performs other relevant duties, as required.
Your skills and experience
  • University degree in Digital Marketing, Communications,      Advertising, or equivalent;   
  • At least 5 years of experience in digital marketing, social media management, advertising content creation (Facebook Ads and business management, Google Ads);  
  • Strategic thinking and a track record of strategy development for digital media;  
  • Creativity and ability to write engaging media content for a      variety of audiences;   
  • A proactive team player with a “can-do” attitude” who can blend into a diverse team;   
  • Outstanding communication skills and high emotional intelligence;  
  • Thoroughness, accuracy, and a keen eye for detail;   
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Google Analytics;   
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic. 
  • Project management experience;
  • Knowledge of public governance, democracy standards, and international human rights conventions;
  • Copywriting skills. 
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: (1) a compelling motivation letter, (2) your Curriculum Vitae, and (3) your portfolio and/or samples of your work (media strategies, project proposals, concept notes) here. This position is subject to external funding.
Closing date for applications: 29th May 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.

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