Posts Tagged ‘Beirut’

Iran — Can Human Rights Defenders start thinking about a safe return?

November 19, 2013


Things are clearly changing in Iran. It is too early to think that human rights defenders can all safely go back, but the fact that Arseh Sevom – a moderate and informative blog voice on Iran –  devotes a part of today’s post by Peyman Majidzadeh to this question is telling. Here are some excerpts: Read the rest of this entry »

Job opportunity in Beirut for Communication Officer, deadline 7 October

October 2, 2013

Justice without Frontiers (JWF) a secular, nonprofit, NGO in Lebanon seeks a (part-time) Communication Officer whose key responsibilities are:

● To develop and implement an integrated media strategy

● To document the process of preparation of JWF activities

● Deliver high quality local, national (and in some instances international) media coverage for JWF projects.

● Responsible for delivering accurate, timely and compelling information and stories that illustrate and raise the profile of projects implemented by JWF.

● Write & produce content – for the website and external media outlets such as Facebook sub-pages, e-actions, emails, and web pages.

● Monitor and evaluate media coverage generated and to draw lessons to improve coverage.

● Build and maintain excellent relationships with key media players, journalists and broadcasters in Lebanon and regionally and internationally.

● Develop and regularly maintain a national database of media contacts.

● Coordinate the production of IEC materials related to the project: billboard-posters-pamphlets-newsletter-song&hellipetc

● Review and assist in the development of proposals, progress reports, and final reports as per donor requirements

Among the Qualifications and Competencies:

● A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.

● Knowledge of local, national and international media (including press, internet, print)

● Native Arabic and excellent English skills (writing, reading, and correspondence).

● IT skills (Word, Excel, power point&hellip)

To Apply:  submit a cover letter describing your experience what you would bring to the organization, and your salary requirements; along with a CV and contact information for three professional references; and send to:; by October 7, 2013.