Public Information Assistant/Translator | Location: Gaza Field |Type of Appointment: Fixed-term | Deadline for Application: 6 May 2015
Vacancy Announcement Number: 04-04-2015
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures, the ideal candidate:
Assists with maintaining contact with local and international media to promote better understanding and coverage of the Agency’s work;
Gathers and collates press cuttings and reports for Agency Public Information files and for transmission to Headquarters;
Assists with translation work, including translating press clippings and press releases and incoming and outgoing correspondence;
Researches materials and drafts text in Arabic and English for inclusion in Headquarters public information materials, including for the web site and newsletter;
Maintains and updates Field and camp fact sheets;
Distributes Headquarters and Field PIO information materials to target groups;
Briefs and escorts visitors and journalists to the Field, interpreting to and from Arabic as required;
Maintains the Public Information library and photo library;
Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
Diploma in journalism, communications, public relations or other related field.
Ability to translate and interpret accurately from and into Arabic and English.
Two years experience in public information and public relations, including translation work and interpretation.
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Arabic and English.
It’s desirable to hold a university degree in journalism or related field; have knowledge of Agency operations and experience in writing articles in Arabic and English and in handling media inquiries.
It’s desirable to have knowledge of photography and possessions of a valid driving license.
Additional information Incumbent will be routinely required to work rapidly and efficiently under pressure at irregular hours when necessary, and to be able to travel to refugee camps and Agency installations throughout the Field. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Basic Salary: Monthly basic salary $1,039.80; plus a currency adjustment factor (present rate 4.72%) and monthly dependency allowance up to $123.25.
Contract Duration: Three years including 1 year probation period.
Leave: 30 days annual leave
Pension: Provident Fund contribution
Other conditions of service and benefits may apply.
EQUIVALENCY Candidates with an equivalent combination of relevant academic qualifications, professional training and progressive work experience may also be considered
للتقديم للوظيفة من خلال الموقع الرسمي للأونروا علما بأن آخر موعد للتقديم 6 مايو 2015
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