Press Officer

at Still I Rise
Published March 13, 2022
Location Rome, Italy
Category Media & Journalism  
Job Type Full Time  




Department: Advocacy and Comms


Area: Press & PR


Location: Remote


Supervisor: Press Office & PR Manager


Status: Part Time


Compensation: €700-750 net (based on experience)


Contract Terms & Salary compensations will vary and be defined on the basis of local employment rates in accordance with the position grade and experience.


Job Description


Still I Rise, an international non-profit organization that works on the development and implementation of humanitarian projects aimed at the education and support of refugee children and teenagers, is looking for a Press Officer to join its current staff. The selected person will be focused both on the development of a press strategy in German-speaking countries, and supporting press activities in Italy.


They will be responsible for press and comms in German related to the organization’s activities, the will be tasked with creating a press list, and public relations with German-speaking journalists. The Press Officer will work under the supervision of the Press Office & PR Manager.


Key Responsibilities


Management of press and media relations in German-speaking countries


Writing press releases, creating press kits and managing campaigns under the coordination of the Press Office & PR Manager


Management of local press office volunteers activities in Italy


Research of new targeted contacts and updating of press lists


Public relations with journalists, media partners and influencers


Support in updating the press review


Support the daily activities of the Press Office & PR Manager


Essential Skill and Requirements


Master's degree or humanities degree (journalism, communication, literature, public relations)


Previous experience in the role: minimum 2 years


Language skills: excellent knowledge of German, Italian and English, written and spoken.


Excellent writing and communication skills


Strong public relations skills




Desirable criteria


Registration in Italian journalists’ order or proven experience in Journalism


Previous experience in other press offices dedicated to the third sector is considered an asset




Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a copy of their CV, Cover Letter, and a written authorization to personal data processing, by sending an email, indicating in the subject “***PRESS OFFICER P/T***”, to the address

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