AOS – Albanian Ornithological Society is a dynamic and leading organization dedicated: To ensuring the protection of wildlife and their vital habitats, providing the protection of important areas, encouraging and promoting ecological sustainability, and empowering and enhancing people through monitoring and research, public information, capacity development, advocacy and the undertaking of conservation actions by cooperating closely with stakeholders we contribute to the conservation of biodiversity, nature and the environment in Albania. As part of our commitment to promoting AOS’s objectives and expanding our reach, we seek a highly skilled and motivated Communication Expert to join our team.
Position: Communication Expert
Location: Tirana, Albania
Type: Full-time Contract
- Develop and implement a comprehensive communication strategy to enhance the organization’s visibility, reputation, and engagement with key stakeholders.
- Create compelling and persuasive content for various communication channels, including websites, social media, press releases, newsletters, and reports.
- Manage the organization’s social media presence, monitoring and engaging with the online community to strengthen our brand and promote our initiatives.
- Coordinate media relations and act as a spokesperson for the organization when necessary.
- Produce high-quality multimedia materials, including videos, infographics, and visuals, to convey complex messages in an accessible manner.
- Collaborate with internal teams to ensure consistent messaging and branding across all communication materials.
- Monitor communication trends and developments, recommending innovative approaches to improve our communication strategies.
- Measure and evaluate the effectiveness of communication initiatives, using data-driven insights to refine future campaigns.
- Master’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related field.
- Proven experience of at least 5-five years in a similar role, preferably within the nature conservation sector.
- Excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to tailor content for various audiences and communication platforms.
- Strong knowledge of social media platforms and experience managing social media accounts for the AOS.
- Proficiency in graphic design and multimedia software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite) to create visually engaging materials. Proficiency in photography and videography to capture high-quality visual content for communication materials.
- Demonstrated experience in media relations, including building relationships with journalists and managing media inquiries.
- Understanding of AOS’s focus areas and having a passion for making a positive impact on protecting wildlife in Albania and beyond.
- Collaborative Approach: Ability to work collaboratively within a diverse team and independently when required. A team-oriented mindset, valuing collaboration and open communication within the organization and with external partners.
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken.
- Knowledge or interest in environmental and conservation issues and understanding the challenges and opportunities associated with the AOS’s focus area.
- Storytelling: The ability to craft compelling and emotionally resonant stories that effectively convey the AOS’s mission and impact
- Public Speaking: Confidence and skill in public speaking engagements, such as presenting at conferences, workshops, or public events.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a cover letter, detailed CV, and previous work samples, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Communication Expert Application – [Your Name]”. The deadline for applications is 15/09/2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We look forward to welcoming a passionate and results-driven Communication Expert to contribute to our impactful work and help us achieve the vision of AOS.