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Junior Support Communication Officer, Communication and Advocacy Department

Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home

Člověk v tísni (People in Need)
Člověk v tísni (People in Need)

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Job description

Start date: ASAP

Location: HQ People in Need, Prague 2, Czech Republic

Job type: Full time/part time

People in Need (PIN) is one of the largest non-profit organizations in the Central and Eastern Europe region working in the field of humanitarian and development aid, promotion of human rights and social inclusion. Currently, over 2400 employees work for the Humanitarian and Development Section of People in Need in 23 countries on 3 continents.

Position Summary

Junior Support Communication Officer for CAD is mainly responsible for development of audiovisual products including articles, videos and social media posts. She/ he ensures that all the communication outputs will appear on PIN communication channels. She/he also supports the communication of topics connected with PIN work, including the development of country program communication strategies and activity plans, supports preparation of visibility parts of project proposals and assuring that donors visibility is followed, and other communication/fundraising campaigns. Junior Support Communication Officer is part of Communication and Advocacy team and closely cooperates with its members.

Reporting Relations & Interdependencies with Other Functions

The Support Communication Officer reports to the Head of CAD her/his line manager. She/he closely cooperates with other members of CAD and other departments such as Knowledge and Learning Department (KLD) or Fundraising (FND). She/he closely cooperates with other PIN departments such as Media department, One World, One World in Schools, Varianty, and others such as Legal, IT, Finance etc.

Duties & Responsibilities

Main responsibilities

  • To manage editing/translation/proofreading and ensure the quality of articles and prepare subtitles/captions for videos prepared by country programmes

  • To support the website administration (inserting content on the website), mainly for Czech audience

  • Preparing full content for social networks, mainly for Czech audience

  • Help with postproduction of communication and visibility products – editing photos editing videos and working with subtitles is an advantage

  • Providing guidance on PIN country programmes visibility in line with PIN donors Communication and Visibility guidelines

  • To co-organize events, exhibitions, debates etc. of CAD 

  • To follow new trends in communication of development/humanitarian topics. Contributes to innovative approach of communication.

Management and planning

  • Supports coordination of Country Programmes (CP) communication activities in the Czech Republic and Europe (anniversaries, events, workshops etc.);

  • Communicates with donors and project partners;

  • Monitors project indicators;

  • Is responsible for reporting and planning to the line managers;

  • Coordination with external suppliers (e.g. surveys, PR agencies).

Representation & External Relations

  • Is formally as well as informally networking and developing partnerships with all relevant stakeholders (government, media, universities, private sector, NGO sector) in the Czech Republic and Europe;

  • Formally represents PIN at relevant meetings, events and seminars.

What we can offer?

  • work experience in the largest non-profit organization in Central Europe;

  • support from senior colleagues

  • diverse and creative work with an international focus that won’t get boring;

  • starting salary 36 000 – 39 000 CZK per month;

  • 25 days of paid holidays, sick days, self-study leave;

  • opportunity to occasionally work from home;

  • language courses and other broad training opportunities focused on both technical knowledge and soft skills (comprehensive induction training, internal e-learning courses, PIN Training Hub)

  • laptop and mobile phone also for personal use;

  • Multisport card

  • nursery on the ground floor of the offices;

  • work in a city centre office with excellent accessibility;

  • a working culture based on openness and informal relationships;

  • opportunity to participate in interesting events organised by People in Need (e.g. One World Festival);

  • Dog-Friendly Office

Preferred experience


  • High communication skills (mainly in writing)

  • Ability to write clear and engaging text in Czech and English

  • Excellent written Czech, ability to write without grammatical errors

  • Ability to translate text from English to Czech and vice versa and positive approach to translating

  • Ability to edit videos and work with subtitles is an advantage

  • Ability to film and take videos is an advantage

  • Able to work independently as well as in the team

  • Ability to work under time pressure

  • Interest in humanitarian and development issues and the regions where People In Need operate

  • Fluent in English and Czech

  • Strong focus on getting things done

  • Be precise, reliable and consistent

Recruitment process

How to apply:

Are you interested in this position? Great. Send us your CV and short cover lettervia our application form.

Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.

People in Need is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity, and financial misconduct, and is committed to promoting the welfare of children and adults with whom People in Need involves.

People in Need expects all staff to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need code of conduct and key policies (available at: People in Need Staff will undertake the appropriate level of training.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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