Communications Consultant



Remote (global)
  • Career category:Comms/ Digital/ Media, Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Consultancy
  • Humanitarian or Development:Humanitarian & Development Nexus
  • Experience level:Other (specified in job description)
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (global)
  • Right to work requirements:Anyone can apply
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Part-time/ Pro-rata
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:20/10/2023
  • Location:Remote (global)
Gender-based violence (GBV)
Strategic Communications and Content Development
● Carry out an assessment of Huquqyat’s current brand positioning, website, social media channels, and other materials
● Based on the assessment and input from Huquqyat’s team, develop Communications Strategy for the next three years.
● Lead on development of new communications activities aimed at expanding digital reach and engagement.
● Provide technical advice, update and support the implementation of the Communications Strategy;
● With the oversight of the Huquqyat’s team, develop a Communications Toolkit consisting of social media templates, guidelines, logo usage, branding, marketing, and media outreach;
● Leading on development of a monitoring system for communications activities.
Social Media Management
● Design and implement a social media strategy to increase audience volume and engagement with social media accounts.
● Ensure regular updates with quality content showcasing members achievements, generating traffic, engagement andincreasing followers;
● As part of this strategy, design and deliver online communications campaigns, including for priority issues and themes, Event/s, and other activities such as events and publications,
● Maintaining social media accounts and explore the creation of new strategic accounts.
Website Management
● Design and implement a web content management strategy that increases audience traffic and engagement with the public facing website.
● Ensure regular upadates with quality, creative multimedia content including new member profiles, press releases, videos, events, reports, blogs, briefs.
● Ensure website backend maintenance;
● Prepare communication package for Huquqyat’s Annual Convening, communications advice and support, including thorough outreach communications in the run-up and post-event; and generating media coverage of the event.
● Provide media and communications support to additional global, regional and national advocacy events including press releases, media engagement, social media campaigns, and outreach communications pre-and post-event.
Experience and skills 
● Experience in communications, including developing and/or implementing a wide-ranging communications strategy.
● Excellent written communication and editing skills, particularly conveying legal or technical information for diverse audiences.
● Ability to produce inspiring and engaging content.
● Experience of design software, such as InDesign and/or Adobe Illustrator.
● High level of IT competency, including with Wordpress, database or CRM systems.
● Fluency in English and Arabic (oral and written)
● Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to build strong relationships with various of stakeholders across cultures.
● Self-motivated, self-disciplined, ability to work with autonomy, meet deadlines and manage competing priorities.
● Ability to collaborate with advocacy and other colleagues to ensure consistent messaging.
● Relevant qualification in communications or relevant field.
● Previous experience working in the Syrian context and understanding of the challenges of carrying out advocacy activities in said context
Huquqyat aims to build a work environment based upon mutual support and flexibility. We strongly encourage applications from self-identifying women who believe in the mandate of our organisation. We encourage prospective applicants to submit an application even if they do not meet all requirements. We especially welcome applications from underrepresented and minority communities.
To apply
If interested, please send CV, cover letter, portfolio demonstrating experience and financial proposal at [email protected].

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