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 (Interim JD)|
|Project / Department||Comms/ AdvocacyDepartment|
2 Months with possibility of extension
Part Time (30h /week)
|Overview of Project and Position||
Typically reporting to the Communications Focal Point, 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*||
Lesvos Solidarity is an organisation registered with the Ministry of Asylum and Migration and has ISO quality management procedures. This requires comprehensive reporting of quantitative and qualitative data and information.
In addition, the organisation works collaboratively across departments. This requires team members to support each other in their tasks to meet additional needs from time to time. All team members are also asked to actively participate in events, seminars, workshops, and discussions related to both their role and the work of the organisation.
The successful Comms Officer will have had previous experience working in a similar role. He/she will focus on results, communicate effectively, work collaboratively and take ownership of his/her work by being proactive and owning Lesvos Solidarity strategic vision and mission. LeSol team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability and transparency to its beneficiaries and their team. The successful everyday operation of the Communications Department and the smooth coordination with other units constitute the major success factor.
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.
By applying for this vacancy applicants provide their consent to Lesvos Solidarity to process the data provided for recruitment purposes.