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Communication Assistant - Oxfam

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Communication Assistant
40 hrs per week – 3 Months
Estimated start date: ASAP
Based in Gaza 

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty. 
That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. 

Purpose of the job: 

The Communication Assistant will closely work with Oxfam’s Media and Communication Officer in Gaza to support the influencing and program communication. The communication Assistant will support the day-to-day tasks to ensure smooth implementation of communication projects and will support the implementation of  strategic campaigning for behavior change, and will contribute in content writing for various multimedia forms.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Support the production process of learning and educational communication products through close coordination with media service providers and partner/s and provide creative inputs for relevant scripts when needed.
  2. Assist in  the development of risk communication plans and engagement strategies lead by the team with the aim to increase the community awareness about the critical public health concerns.
  3. Support the production of  edutainment content and  propose messages for different audience segments.  
  4. Support the implementation of selected emergency campaigns (including COVID-19) including dissemination and follow-up,, monitor false rumours and misinformation.
  5. Support in networking and coordination with Oxfam partners to organize field visits and follow up on potential program stories.
  6. Scripting media interviews and being able to provide translation from Arabic to English when needed.
  7. Support in following up the documentation process for multiple Oxfam programmes in Gaza and ensure a proper media archiving.
  8. Support the media and communication capacity building sessions in terms of coordination and needed logistics.


  1. Eager and required to adhere to Oxfam’s principles and values (click here) as well as the promotion of gender justice and women's rights (click here).  
  2. Understanding of and commitment to adhere to equity, diversity, gender, child safety and staff health and wellbeing principles.

Key Attributes:

  1. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities. 
  2. Ability to demonstrate an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work. 
  3.  Commitment to Oxfam’s safeguarding policies to ensure all people who come into contact with Oxfam are as safe as possible.

Technical Skills, Experience & Knowledge

  1. Professional/Technical qualifications – Undergraduate in Communication related field (Communication, Journalism or Public Relations).
  2. Excellent written and verbal communications skills in Arabic and English.
  3. Experience of producing high quality written and audio-visual materials.
  4. Professional communications skills, gained within a journalism/PR environment.
  5. Excellent networking and negotiation skills to develop good working relationships within Oxfam and partners.
  6. Ability to think and operate strategically and creatively.
  7. Understanding of gender issues and commitment to promoting gender equity.
  8. Proven experience of using MS Office applications (Word, Excel and Power Point) and new media tools.
  9. Experience with major social media platforms analytics (Facebook, Instagram).
  10. Careful attention to detail and accuracy; strong organizational skills.


The employee will be contracted by Oxfam with a competitive, fair and comprehensive pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors. Salary range 66,239- 92,735 ILS gross per annum, for a 40 hour contract. Salary offered will be subject to funding available and competences.

How to apply

Interested candidates can apply for the job application by clicking Here by no later than May 19th 2021