Director of Communications at Palladium, Cairo, Egypt

Deadline: 30 September 2018

Palladium is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Director of Communications in Cairo, Egypt. The duration of this post is 5 years.

The Director of Communications will lead the implementation of the communications plan and related project communications tools, and disseminate these to inform key audiences as well as the client of project progress and successes.

Palladium’s mission is to catalyze an enriched future for all.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Director of Communications will perform the following functions:

  • Oversees communications for project activities, and represents the project to USAID, stakeholders and public.
  • Develop and drives project’s communications strategy and messages, as well as pitch strategies.
  • Manage internal communications and external media relations including communications firms and partner organizations.
  • Make sure the project is implemented according to USAID branding and marking strategy/plan.
  • Develop compliant reports and publications such as project deliverables, newsletters, press releases, email announcements, planned publications, on-line, intranet, video, special projects and assignments.
  • Train project staff in implementing compliant project communications strategy.
  • Support development of behaviour change communication materials through multiple channels including video, radio, advertisements, information campaigns and social media.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Master’s degree in public relations, communications, or related field, or a Bachelor’s degree with more than 10 years of experience in public relations, communications or a related field can be substituted for an advanced degree.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English.
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills in Arabic and English.
  • Prior experience in communications for donor funded projects; USAID experience is a plus.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit Palladium.