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Communication and Outreach Assistant

Status: Closed

  • Employment

Organisation: Thomson Foundation

Deadline: 17/03/2024

Location: Remote

Thomson Foundation is recruiting a Communication and Outreach Assistant to support the “Western Balkans Media for Change – MfC” project implemented by a consortium consisting of the British Council (lead), Thomson Foundation (TF), Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), and Intrac.

The role involves assisting the communications team in managing social media platforms, crafting engaging content, and aiding in the organisation of events. The ideal candidate for the Communication and Outreach Assistant position should be a native speaker of one of the Western Balkan languages and hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field.

  • Implement communication plans to enhance the project’s visibility and reach.
  • Manage project social media channels, create engaging content, and monitor online
  • Support the communications team in implementing outreach and audience engagement
  • Assist in organising events, webinars, and outreach activities to promote project objectives.
  • Edit and proofread content for the project website.
  • Write blog posts if necessary.
  • Support the development of communication materials such as presentations and reports.
  • Communicate and coordinate with the design and website development teams.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field.
    MA level is an asset.
  • Strong proficiency in written and verbal English, and being a native speaker of one of the
    WB languages (Albanian and Macedonian speakers will have an advantage).
  • Proficient with social media platforms and digital marketing strategies.
  • Familiarity with graphic design tools and content creation software.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and manage multiple tasks independently.
  • Knowledge of current trends in media, communication and outreach.
  • At least 1 year of experience in journalism or relevant fields is an asset.
How to apply

The application deadline for this position is March 17, 2024. To learn more about this position and apply, please click here.

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