Communication and Event Officer

Deutsche Welle Akademie
Job Address
Application Deadline
Administrative Job
Yerevan, Armenia
The primary responsibilities of the position are the following: - Within a small team based in Yerevan and Bonn, initiate and coordinate communication and visibility activities of the project and its media partners - Initiate and develop communication materials for targeted professional as well as general audiences - Responsible for visibility and corporate design checks as well as quality control of communication materials created by other teams - Coordinate with other projects and organisations for organisation, communication, and administrative purposes - Visit on site to conduct interviews and find success stories - Collect and archive communication materials - Responsible for translation tasks - Support in online and offline events e.g. coordination of interpreters, participants and (online) venues - Support study visits, field trips and trainings in Armenia as well as online - Responsible for other administrative tasks in relation to the activities
Required Qualifications
- At least a bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism or a related field - Proven experience in creation of communication materials, video, photo, text and other formats in Armenian and English languages - Excellent communication skills - Excellent skills to identify communication and visibility opportunities and seek out new ways of communicating things - Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to share knowledge, ideas and skills - Excellent speaking and writing skills in Armenian and English languages; knowledge of German language will be considered a strong asset - Familiarity with office tools, especially Microsoft 365 - Ability to use design tools, e.g. Adobe creative suite or other - Proficiency with social media, especially Facebook - Previous work experience with DW Akademie or other international media development organizations will be considered a plus
Application Procedures
All interested candidates, who qualify for the above-listed requirements, are invited to send their resume, work samples and a daily gross rate to: by the deadline. Please mention the position title ("Communication and Event Officer") in the subject line of the email. Please mention in your application that you have learned about this position from
Additional Information
Deutsche Welle Akademie is looking for a freelance Communication and Event Officer to support the activities within the project. The Communication and Event Officer will cooperate with a team based in Yerevan and Bonn. The position is also open to graduates. Deutsche Welle (DW) promotes diversity and equal opportunities. All applications are welcome regardless of nationality, cultural, ethnic or social background, sexual orientation, age, gender or impairment. Deutsche Welle particularly welcomes applications from women for this position. The position can also be filled by part-time employees if interested. In case of equal aptitude, Deutsche Welle especially take people with severe disabilities into consideration.