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Call for CVs: Communications Planning Experts

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Call for CVs: Communications Planning Experts

JobID: 23339-1222239

Location: Skopje, MKD

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Call for CVs: Communications Planning Experts

Macedonia - Centar


**Job Summary**

AECOM has been a trusted USAID partner for nearly 15 years and is seeking experts with the following technical backgrounds to support current and future programming.

+ Conducting stakeholder interviews with government communications personnel and senior leadership to assess the current situation with communications functions and outreach policies

+ Designing and delivering workshops for government communications personnel on critical public outreach and media relations skills, including (but not limited to)

+ Developing government communication messages, messaging strategies

+ Organizing press conferences and on-location media briefings, on-camera briefings and interviews, journalist engagement

+ Managing official social media profiles

+ Developing subject-matter beat reporters, including organization of off-the-record journalist seminars

+ Pitching stories and preparing press materials, including press backgrounders, graphic visualization aids, and press releases

+ Managing an official social media profile, including communication via social media platforms

+ Facilitating internal communications and preparing weekly activity/event schedules

+ Organizing and facilitating communications planning workshops with government officials responsible for public outreach functions

+ Facilitating writing and compilation of draft communications plans by government communications personnel

+ Assisting government communications personnel with organization and facilitation of stakeholder meetings with key beneficiary institutions that present the communication plans and incorporate feedback into a final document

+ Facilitating drafting of communications action plans and performance monitoring and evaluation matrices

+ Preparation of government communications personnel of plans for presentation to senior leadership

The expected duration for this assignment is thirty (30) days between January and March 2018. Interested and qualified applicants should submit their CVs, inclusive of anticipated availability, to be considered on a rolling basis.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ More than 5 years of relevant experience in the above technical areas

+ Previous regional experience in the Balkan region

+ Willingness to travel on short notice

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to prioritize multiple work assignments in an extremely fast-paced environment and meet deadlines despite competing priorities.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Previous USAID experience

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _International Development_

**_Business Group_**

**_Country_** _Macedonia_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _175983BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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