Develda Recruitment

Press Officer Assistant – Baghdad

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Job Overview

An international organization is looking for interested candidates for the below position with experience in media relations and excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal.

Under the overall supervision of the Press Officer the Assistant will perform activities such as:


  • Drafts a basic daily press digest of political and project related items for the organization;
  • Recommends the methodological framework for monitoring the most important press outlets;
  • If required, assists in coordinating the implementation of press monitoring by field staff in their areas of responsibility;
  • Assists in monitoring the press coverage of the organization;
  • Gather data and analyze the following:
    • the quantity and range of items distributed in the press;
    • any complaints directed against the press;
    • the legal mechanisms to handle press related complaints;
  • Collates and analyses all material available on opinion polls;
  • Keeps updated contact list of civil society groups engaged in press monitoring, especially in regard to the public broadcaster and other state owned media;
  • Arranges schedules and meetings of the Press Officer with NGOs and media houses;
  • Gather information to assist in verifying the freedom of the press to carry plural political expression;
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining contact with the local and international press;
  • Adheres to the “Organization’s Visibility guidelines for external actions”;
  • Assists the Press Officer in the preparation of press releases and press conferences, as instructed;
  • Provides, where appropriate, the translation of the relevant information and documents issued by the organization to the public;
  • Consolidates and updates the press distribution list for both local and international media;
  • Maximizes distribution of the organization’s press releases and statements both locally and internationally;
  • Suggests strategies to achieve maximum visibility of the organization;
  • Perform any other related duties that may be required from time to time.


Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Start Date: 3 September
Approximate Duration: 2 months
Net Remuneration: Competitive rates



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