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VA19P155V01 - Communications Officer

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Job Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)
Closing Date: 07 Jan 2020


Organisational Overview:
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation tasked with promoting innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies. With 17 Member States and over 60 projects active throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ICMPD is a growing and ever-more relevant presence in its field. The organisation’s greatest assets are its 200+ staff members, who personify its values of commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.

Project Overview:
The European Return and Reintegration Network (ERRIN) is an operational initiative, developed by a consortium of migration agencies from over 15 European countries in close co-operation with the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs of the European Commission and FRONTEX. ERRIN aims to implement activities that support, facilitate, and improve national return practices. The scope of ERRIN includes voluntary as well as forced return and post-arrival as well as pre-departure activities. Find out more:

ICMPD, an ERRIN implementing partner, is inviting all interested candidates to apply for the Communications Officer position within ERRIN.

Please be advised that this post is subject to the approval and availability of project funding.

Job Description:
The Communications Officer is responsible for the implementation of outreach strategies towards external stakeholders in accordance with the developed and approved ERRIN Communication Strategy.

The Communications Officer ensures the constant updating of the ERRIN Communication Strategy as well as the Communication Timeline of the various activities within the ERRIN Pillars.

The Communications Officers updates all external communication tools. S/he is responsible for a timely production of high-quality communications outputs (including infographics and text / lay-out for newsletters) ensuring that such activities are aligned with and in support of the approved project objectives, work plan and available communications budget and in accordance with partner and donor visibility requirements and communication guidelines.

The Communications Officer develops and maintains relationships with internal stakeholders. S/he conceptualises and prepares communications content and continuously assesses achieved results for quality and impact.

The Communication Officers builds and maintains the public ERRIN-workspace within the EMN-IES environment.

The Communications Officer works under the supervision of the Senior Programme Manager – ERRIN and in close collaboration with the entire PMU and the ICMPD Communication Team.


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