MCSS Information Officer, Mercy Corps - Sudan
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.
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
Please apply: www.mercycorps.org/aboutus/jobs