Description de l’emploi
Maghreb Economic Forum (MEF) recrute
Communication & Policy Outreach Officer
Today, the root causes of the Tunisian revolution (Employment, socioeconomic fairness and prosperity) are still relevant, in fact regional differences and unemployment especially among the youth have worsened. Economic reforms are badly needed, however there is a huge vacuum. This think tank will play an instrumental role by contributing to unlocking Tunisia’s economic growth potential, and strengthening its democratic institutions in the public and private sectors and civil society. It aims to foster fair and sustainable economic and social development.
The MEF project #jobsfortunisia – Putting economy in the center of national dialogue to serve democracy will tackle this gap by putting – as its names suggest – economy in the center of a large public debate. The project is dedicated to the renewal of Tunisian socio-economical politics, prosperity, and dialog
– in a Digital Age adapted manner. The success of this initiative will depend on attracting high profile candidates and building a team driven by a passion for Tunisia, aspiring for excellence and motivated by social responsibility to make a difference.
We are seeking to hire a Communication & Policy Outreach Officer who will develop and lead the implementation of the MEF’s communication and policy outreach strategy. The incumbent shall play a pro- active and central role in the development and management of the MEF’s communications activities, including corporate communications, research communications and public affairs.
Develop & lead implementation of MEF’s communications strategy to enhance the impact of its research on policy.
Oversee the MEF’s overall corporate image including style guidelines and quality control systems for all communication outputs.
Provide strategic counsel to the senior management team and MEF’s board members on external representation of MEF to various stakeholders.
Maintain an up to date knowledge base of, and build appropriate contacts in the media in Tunisia and other relevant markets.
Lead a media engagement strategy and monitor & report on impact.
Advise on and oversee the development of MEF’s program of events, ensuring topical links to key external events and emerging development issues.
Help with the identification and attraction of major speakers and develop even partnerships to highlight and maximize the impact of MEF’s research.
Assist the senior management team with the development & implementation of the MEF’s fundraising strategy.
Develop and manage an annual communications budget.
Oversee the development of MEF’s internal communication efforts and strategy.
Candidate Profile & Requirements
Bachelor/Master degree in marketing, communications, market research or related field
3+ years of experience managing a communications function with a track record preferably in research, policy, political or civil society field.
Experience across the marketing activity with strong strategic experience in at least two of the following areas: publication sales & marketing, events programming, public affairs, online communications, internal communications, fundraising, media communications.
A passion for and dedication to civil society & Tunisia’s development
Demonstrated ability to cultivate and manage key relationships
Self-motivated, proactive & entrepreneurial spirit;
Excellent project management skills
Fluency in at least two of these three languages is required: English, French, and Arabic.
Application: Interested candidates should send their CV & cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title “COMMUNICATION & POLICY OUTREACH OFFICER – MEF” in the subject line. The cover letter should state why you would like to join the MEF team.
Ville : Tunis
Nom / Entreprise : Maghreb Economic Forum (MEF)
Email : email@example.com
Tel / Fax : 71 197 117
Adresse : Immeuble Lira – Avenue de la Bourse Les Berges dy Lac – 1053 Tunis