Call for Communication and social media manager


Deutsche Welle Akademie in the framework of the regional project ‘ Digital Innovation for Peace’’ funded by the European Union, is looking to engage a professional Communication & Social Media Manager to support the communication and visibility goals of the project. The assignment will include advocacy and reachability planning and reporting in addition to the management of the social media platforms and websites at a regional scale. Selected candidate will receive a 1-year contract, renewable upon assessment (trial period of 3 months).

The project “Digital Innovation for Peace” aims to increase the resilience against the growing danger of disinformation of societies in the MENA region and promote peace in the digital space. A special focus of this action is placed on the countries: Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, West Bank, Gaza, Jordan and Lebanon.


The Communication & Social Media Manager’s main responsibilities:

· Develop creative and engaging communication and social media plans in coordination with the project management Team

· Support creating informative press releases, announcements, newsletters, and related communication materials

· Manage the project’s cross boarder communities and networks in coordination with DWA’s team and project partners

· Manage the day-to-day handling of website and all social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tiktok and YouTube, adapting content to suit different channels

· Manage and facilitate social media communities by responding to social media posts and developing discussions

· Monitor, track, analyze and report on performance on social media platforms using tools such as Google Analytics and Facebook insights

· Oversee the creation of engaging multimedia content (by service providers and DWA team members) across multiple platforms

· Develop, launch and manage advocacy campaigns in close coordination with the project manager

· Recommend improvements to increase the overall performance and reachability

· Regularly liaise with DWA team members and assigned graphic designers to develop effective communication content

· Moderate and coordinate discussions and focus groups in close coordination with the project manager

· Stay up-to-date with news, current technologies, and trends in social media and report periodically


· Proven work experience on communication and/or social media management

· Hands on experience in content creation and management

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic for a variety of audiences from the MENA region

· Ability to support delivering creative content (text, image and video)

· Knowledge of social media and website reporting channels such as Google analytics and Facebook insights

· Ability to work sensitively and respectfully with team members and audience from diverse cultures

· Ability to work in French is desirable

· Holder of a currency bank account outside Libya


Rate of payment to be agreed on upon selection. Please submit your signed offer in PDF Form for the desired daily rate along with your Updated CV, cover letter and references.

Payment will be upon submission of invoice and timesheet on a monthly basis. The payment will be made in Euro via bank transfer.


Please submit your application documents mentioning in the email subject: “Application: Communication and social media manager” before the 10.01.2022 to