Press Officer

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

Description

*PRESS OFFICER

 

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

 

Proactivity

 

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

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

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

Drop files here browse files ...