Advocacy Coordinator
Norwegian Refugee Council
Caracas, Venezuela
hace 2 días
source : Indev Jobs

Represent NRC at advocacy coordination forums and support the work of NRC’s program partners to identify and utilise advocacy opportunities

Duties and responsibilities

General responsibilities

  • Prepare and regularly update analysis, updates, key messages, talking points and briefing materials for private and public use;
  • When delegated by Country Director, liaise and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums / cluster / working groups;
  • Support on the development and coordination of the implementation of external communication (public information, communication, reporting) and media (international, regional and local media and social media) strategy, proposals and plans;
  • Train and develop programme staff to build capacity in developing communication materials and engaging with media;
  • Any other tasks and responsibilities falling under the sections mandate, as instructed by the line manager;
  • Specific responsibilities

  • Ensure that advocacy and communications materials, including talking points and key messages, are consistently updated and are of a high quality and consistency with NRC positions in Venezuela and the Region;
  • Review all communication material produced by NRC nationally, regionally or globally that refers to Venezuela;
  • Develop advocacy and communication relevant SOP as necessary;
  • Research and keep updated on policy, political and contextual developments in Venezuela as they relate to NRC programs and priorities;
  • Update and analyse program information and statistics to support advocacy and media outreach;
  • Promote NRC Venezuela in national media for advocacy and programme purposes;
  • Ensure the delivery of quality communication products (feature stories, press releases, photo-stories etc.) in English and Spanish for NRC’s social media platforms;
  • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and for NRC s website;
  • Coordinate with NRC Regional, and Head Offices to develop coherent and strategic advocacy and communications work (including Venezuela advocacy strategy);
  • Support field teams with the preparation for external visits to NRC field activities by media, donors and others, ensuring NRC’s media guidelines and policies are observed.
  • Support Country Director and Area Managers in organizing advocacy initiatives to increase NRC humanitarian access to the population in need for humanitarian assistance.
  • Support Country Director in maintaining and developing NRC relations with local and national authorities, including by facilitating the organization of meeting.
  • Qualifications

    Generic professional competencies for this position :

  • Experience from working in an advocacy project implementation position in a humanitarian / recovery context;
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Fluency in English and Spanish, both written and verbal;
  • Basic photography, video and social media skills are highly desirable;
  • Proven experience with communication within the humanitarian sector will be a plus.
  • Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position) :

  • Higher relevant university degree in Political Science or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience;
  • Ability to produce high-quality private and public documents, materials and other communications in Spanish and English;
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian community and familiarity with the humanitarian architecture in Venezuela and the political situation;
  • Knowledge of IDPs / Refugees international legal framework
  • Knowledge of communicating humanitarian needs and ethical reporting;
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and dedication to humanitarian work;
  • Personal qualities

  • Strategic thinking
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Planning and delivering results
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