Communication Officer

  • Contractor
  • Türkiye
  • TBD USD / Year

World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Job purpose

The purpose of this position is to produce a wide range of written, video and photographic communications resources/materials and manage platforms linked to the five focus areas of WV Communications that helps profile and market World Vision Syria Response, at both local and international levels.


Resource Production and Publication

Source, research, write and share stories about successes and needs in World Vision SR projects. Source content, including photos and videos, from our partners. Caption, upload, share and publish as appropriate. Regularly pitch story, photo and other resource ideas through the Story Hub website. Advise partners on how to gather the best content possible to meet our donor and communication needs. Ensure all written, photographic, video, web and other resources produced are carried out in alignment with World Vision child protection standards.

Donor related Communications

Produce high-quality child-focused written stories, photographs and videos that demonstrate World Vision’s impact for engagement on digital channels, marketing, fundraising, public and donor engagement. Collaborate with Programs and field staff in collecting quality stories, photographs and news articles that can be used in local media, international and blog sites according to donor/project requirements. Execute digital communications strategies and manage social media platforms and communities as agreed with SMQ team

Internal Communications

Develop a strong internal communications plan to mobilize staff for strategy and ministry execution and impact. Ensure community voice content is used in internal communications platforms. Support planning and coordination of World Vision Syria Response public and private advocacy and communications events. Support staff training to effectively communicate the impact of World Vision, branding and donor accountability.

Brand protection

Support in monitoring publications and other materials products containing the World Vision logo to ensure consistency with WVI corporate branding guidelines.

Required Professional Experience

  • At least one year of experience working with an NGO or media outlet;
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in doing communications and media work, preferably with an NGO
  • Excellent creative, organizational and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to work within and across teams and with all levels of staff and stakeholders; resourceful and innovative;
  • Proficiency in the use of technology and software (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Professional, Google Products);
  • Willingness to participate in capacity building initiatives, and implement learnings on-the-job
  • Willingness to assume duties and responsibilities in all communications areas, as needed;
  • Pro-active and able to multi-task
  • Knowledge of technical aspects involved in the production of different public information and education materials;
  • Multimedia skills such as video production, photo management and graphic design
  • Experience or knowledge of copywriting and copyediting

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

Bachelor Degree in a media related field (journalism, photography, media relations…etc)

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Has worked with a non-governmental organization before
  • Has worked in implementing humanitarian projects

Language Requirements
Fluent in spoken and written English Arabic and Turkish knowledge is preferred

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

How to apply–Gaziantep-Office/Communication-Officer_JR31159-1

Deadline: 2 May 2024