Communications Officer

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression

The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM) is an independent, non-governmental, and non-profit organisation registered in France in 2004, governed by a non-remunerated board. It has held a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2011.

SCM’s vision is for a world based on freedom, justice, and equality that respects personal dignity, human rights, and fundamental freedoms.


Unit-Department: Policies, Advocacy and Communication Department.

Job title/ Profession: Communications Officer.

No. of positions available: 1 vacancy.

Type of contract and duration: 3 months, with the possibility of extension.

Type of Announcement: (Internal/External).


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Define an internal and external communication strategy and ensure its implementation square.
  • Implementation of a promotion and visibility strategy for the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression and its programs.
  • Management of communication with journalists and journalistic institutions and monitoring of the Centre’s media presence in the various media.
  • Creation of presentation files and other communication materials for the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression and its programs and services departments.
  • Building campaigns for the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression, its programs, events and its advocacy department.
  • Writing statements and press releases.
  • Creation of a visual identity for SCM and its programs.
  • Advise the communication team, and ensure the capacity building of its members and the sustainability of teamwork.
  • Respect all of the Syrian Center’s values and confidentiality criteria Media and Freedom of Expression.
  • Maintain a safe working environment that complies with procedures, rules and center security arrangements.
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality and privacy of beneficiaries in all cases and whatever the documents and data.
  • Perform any other task assigned by the program manager or his immediate supervisor.



  • BA, and preferably MA in Media and communication, or political science.



  • Experience in a similar position between 1 and 3 years.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to be creative.
  • A collaborative working style and the ability to work in a team.
  • Very good computer skills in using Google suite/Google Workspace and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Proficiency in Arabic and English languages.


How to apply

  • The CV should contain full contact information (Email and Mobile number), previous experiences with professional references, academic qualifications and three reference contacts.
  • The CV must be in PDF format with the full name of the applicant in the title.
  • Applications should be sent via email to: [email protected] with the name of the vacancy in the email subject.
  • Any request sent after the deadline will be ignored.
  • The CV review process will start after the advertisement period expires, and only candidates who have moved to the second stage of the recruitment process will be invited for interviews.
  • We apologise in advance for not sending responses to the rest of the applicants.

Closing date: 25-Sep-22