MCSS Information Officer, Mercy Corps - Sudan

Location: Sudan (Juba)

Closing date: 03 Aug

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Degree in journalism, international affairs or related field.
  • 3-5 years' experience or more in journalism or international relief and development in a similar role
  • At least four years' experience in reporting on global issues or international fieldwork with media/public relation's responsibilities

  • Demonstrated ability to write and edit articles and reports under deadline pressure.
  • Knowledge and demonstrable abilities with Digital Photography and photo software
  • Knowledge of MS Publisher, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, In-Design, etc. is a plus
  • Experience in radio is a plus
  • Overseas work experience in developing country or conflict zone.
  • Excellent networking abilities and oral and written reporting skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of team in an emergency, cross-cultural and politically sensitive setting.
  • Strong inter-personal, cultural and diplomatic skills.

  • Fluency in English, spoken and written, is essential. Arabic language abilities are a plus.

    Success Factors:

  • Conscientious, with an excellent sense of judgment.
  • Excellent communication and team-building techniques
  • Regional and cultural knowledge and sensitivity
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of cultural and social environment in the region, and be able to live and work successfully in those environments.
  • Willingness and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with other project personnel.
  • Computer literate and strong organizational skills.
  • Proactive, creative, problem-solver

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