Job Vacancy | Communications Officer

Job Vacancy | Communications Officer

Operational Context

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.

Job Vacancy

Communication Officer

Project / Department Comms/ AdvocacyDepartment
Contract Type 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.
  • Create media/comms stakeholder (journalists, news networks) database
  • Attend external public speaking engagements
  • Meet with journalists
  • 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
Required degree/experience
  • 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
Required qualities
  • 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


To apply

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 to before 21 December 2021.

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.




Sapfous 9, Mytilene
81100, Lesvos, Greece






Panselina Agioritou 1, Mytilene
81100, Lesvos, Greece  
Tel: (+30) 22510 62000


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