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Amman, Jordan: Media & Communications Manager - Oxfam

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Media & Communications Manager - Oxfam

Amman, Jordan

The Role

Oxfam OGB is looking for an experienced Media & Communications Manager who has a passion for raising the voices of communities living in crisis. You will be a creative self-starter who has proven experience in managing media for a large organisation.

Our role will require a range of skills and experience.

  • Experience working on communications or media for an NGO or in journalism.
  • Experience in managing large amounts of information, and ability to summarise and make sense of it quickly.
  • Experience of writing clear, compelling communications products including press releases, articles, opinion pieces, Q&As, case studies, factsheets/briefings etc
  • Experience in managing risk and organisational reputation,
  • Experience in collecting human interest case studies, including photography and basic filming.
  • Experience in managing staff and supporting their development through coaching and empowering management style
  • Extremely strong interpersonal and negotiating skills, enjoying building and maintaining a wide range of relationships
  • High levels of organisation and planning skills, understanding how to plan and implement a strategy and capable of working independently
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on a clear and direct, easy to read written style.
  • Good knowledge of traditional and social media, knowledge management, internal information sharing systems, and of the relevant communications environment and programme context.
  • A positive, confident and outgoing attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively and calmly in a high-pressure environment and to prioritise and manage assignments in a timely fashion
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative team as well as remotely with global teams across different time zones and with cultural differences
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic
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