Lesvos Solidarity (LeSol) is a grassroots organisation based on Lesvos Island, Greece. LeSol has been operating since 2012. LeSol’s community believes in an open society free of racism, fascism, and discrimination. LeSol is an assembly-run organisation and the participation of refugees in shaping knowledge and skills is vital for integration and social inclusion.
LeSol’s mission is to provide community-based solidarity spaces and its vision is to inspire society and to expand its solidarity model, which promotes equality, trust, and respect for each other and for the environment, creativity, empowerment, and active participation.
Project / Department
6 months fixed -term
Hours Per Week
Full Time (40h /week)
Overview of Project and Position
Typically reporting to the Communications Coordinator, the Communications Officer is responsible for creating communications content on behalf of Lesvos Solidarity. He/ She is part of a team providing strategic relations and communication services to internal and external stakeholders. Delivering sound advice, strategy, planning and implementation on various communication matters is core to the role.
Key objectives/responsibilities of the role
Maintain organisation-wide media and communications plan (excluding Social media)
Facilitate creation of internal communication plan
Proofreading the content for a variety of communications outputs of the organisation (i.e. website, newsletter, reports) in terms of language.
Speak at LeSol events (depending on subject of expertise)
Update LeSol website to keep supporters, donors and interested users informed about current activities, successes and issues
Optimise LeSol website with search-engine friendly tags on a regular basis
Ensure timely reporting of M&E, financial and narrative reports
Contribute in the writing of Standard Operating Procedures for all processes related to Comms and Advocacy
Contribute in the update SOPs on a regular basis
2+ years prior experience in a communications or role
Fluency in Greek and English
Exceptional writing skills and ability to compose engaging and accurate content in Greek
Excellent computer skills in MS Office programs
Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, Canvas, Social media administration, Website administration and Account management, Graphic design, Video editing Illustrator is an asset
Strong writing and analytical skills
Excellent time management skills
Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts
Ability to multitask and prioritise
Strong communicator who works well independently and with a team
Open to different cultures, social backgrounds and ideas
Ability to work in an unstable and changing environment
If you share our vision and feel you have the skills, experience and motivation required for this role, send your CV and a one-page motivation letter email@example.com before 21 December2021.
Please note: As we are looking to fill this position ASAP, we may hire before the application deadline and therefore urge interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.