Project Assistant (MECC, Public Information)

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

In particular he/she will:

Support activities related to public affairs of the IOM EHoA MECC division.
Share ideas on a communications and visibility plan and or promotional and visibility materials for the Kampala Declaration project and other MECC-related work.
Support preparing information materials such as social media messages.
Support note taking and drafting notes for files from project related meetings.
Support activities related to public affairs such as sharing ideas and drafting short stories and videos, photographs to be used to enhance and promulgate the Kampala Declaration and other MECC-related work.
Demonstrate a general understanding on Migration, Environment and Climate Change.
Provide regular reports on the work being accomplished to the Communications focal point, and/or supervisors and team members.
Any other tasks as required by the Regional Migration, Environment and Climate Change Specialist.


Required Qualifications and Experience


University degree in Graphic Design, Communications, Multimedia Studies, Journalism or a related field with at least two year of relevant work experience, or
High school diploma with four years of relevant professional experience.



Experience in graphic design, photo and video editing and production is an advantage.
Experience in working with IOM and on Migration, Environment and Climate Change is highly appreciated.
Strong and fluent English writing skills.
Proficiency in editing software such as Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, and other Adobe editing tools.
Ability to work effectively in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and professional backgrounds.
Knowledge of the migration, environment and climate change thematic will be highly regarded.
Self-paced, excellent communication, planning and organizational skills and able to meet tight deadlines, particularly if working remotely.
Proven ability to produce quality work accurately and consistently according to set deadlines.
Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills with proven ability to work effectively and harmoniously with a diverse team.
Mature individual, able to work independently under pressure, able to maintain accuracy, paying attention to details, meeting deadlines and working with minimal supervision.



Required: Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required. Working knowledge of French; and/or any other UN Official language is advantageous.


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Submit cover letter indicating the Position Title & Vacancy Notice Number (VN No.), and CV with telephone and e-mail contacts including 3 Referees (Supervisors) to: IOM, RO Human Resources Department,

Closing Date: 01 February 2023

About International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 165 member states, a further 8 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants. IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people. The IOM Constitution recognizes the link between migration and economic, social and cultural development, as well as to the right of freedom of movement.