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The Communications/Public Relations Manager will be responsible for managing communications and public relations of ADRA Ukraine to ensure greater exposure and recognition, increased credibility, and stronger supporter networks.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Public Relations or related field. Master’s degree preferred
• 3+ years of professional experience of work in information, communications and media sphere
• Previous work experience in a non-profit organization
• Knowledge of media and media operations
• Ability to deliver high-quality communications content
• Experience in developing and implementing media and communications strategies
• Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English, Russian and Ukrainian for a wide range of different audiences including donors, journalists and the general public
• Experience in developing media and communications products in a politically and culturally sensitive manner
• Excellent IT skills, especially in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
• Creative and strategic thinker
• Engagement of public speaker/presenter and effective communicator both verbally and in written form
• Self-motivated, multi-tasker, well organized with attention to details and able to work under pressure with multiple competing deadlines
• Ukrainian — native, English — B2/C1

Responsibilities:
• Provide communication and manage information
• Support the country office with the development and implementation of communications and public relations strategy
• Build and develop strategic relationships with Adventist Church media and external media, to ensure that ADRA Ukraine remains top of mind when others consider covering issues related to its humanitarian work
• Ensure that reputational risks are managed in an agile and proactive way
• Create effective communications content for donors and other partners and stakeholders
• Create content for social media accounts and website of Ukraine response
• Manage the production of key information management resources including Q&As and key messages
• Lead on the implementation of the internal communications plan
• Support the Area Director to facilitate VIP visits to the field (including with the team of communications/media/video, visibility etc.)
• In coordination with the Area Director, maintain direct contact with relevant donors and public relations staff to resolve media communications issues
• Lead the development and implementation of a national and local media strategy to increase ADRA’s profile in Ukraine and improve our communication with beneficiaries
• Prepare press releases, notes for speeches for press secretaries, questions, answers and comments
• Respond to inquiries from local and national media and ensure timely provision of information to journalists
• Identify and share positive stories about ADRA’s activities in local and national media
• Support the Area Director in the management of crisis communications as needed
• Coordinate monitoring of coverage of ADRA’s activities in Ukraine in local and national media
• Additional duties

To apply for this job email your details to recruiter@adra.ua