Communications Assistant (Ref: Communications Assistant(12121))

Welthungerhilfe (WHH) Mardin
Communication Assistant
Doktora,Yüksek Lisans,Üniversite
Tam Zamanlı 1-3
İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate),İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate)
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Job Title: Communications Assistant


Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwhile investing your personality, your skills and your time? Are you looking for a job that is exciting and has clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe! We are one of the largest and most respected private organizations for development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. We are a politically independent and non-denominational organization, our value-oriented actions are always based on humanitarian principles. Our vision is a world in which everyone has the chance and the right to lead a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty.

Welthungerhilfe's Head Office is in Bonn, Germany whilst the Syria Response is managed from our Country Office in Gaziantep. Welthungerhilfe was established in Turkey in 2013 specifically to help people who are affected by the Syria Crisis. Since then, the organisation has expanded its program scope and scale to make the greatest possible contribution to meeting humanitarian needs in Turkey and North West Syria. Welthungerhilfe has field offices in Azaz and Afrin, as well as Ankara, Istanbul, Hatay and Mardin. The Syria Response program includes food security, WASH services, Shelter and NFI services, protection, early recovery and livelihood. 

If you want to become part of this joint mission in Turkey, Syria and Lebanon, we look forward to receiving your application as:


Communications Assistant in Mardin 


The position is to be filled by May, 2024, with a contract duration until the end of project. There are good prospects for an extension. The position can also be filled with an unlimited contract duration if the employee shows an appropriate period of employment. Employment location will be [[Mardin]], Turkiye. The position is paid according to [[paygrade]].


This position will support the comms department


Your responsibilities

  • Assist the Communication Officer in daily tasks and collaborate with project teams across Türkiye.
  • Aid in crafting and refining high-quality multimedia communications materials, including but not limited to human-interest stories, case studies, interviews, articles, and visual content (photos, videos).
  • Design and develop graphic materials for both print and digital platforms, ensuring they align with Welthungerhilfe's branding and communication guidelines.
  • Travel to project sites to gather relevant inputs, capturing compelling photos and videos to support storytelling and reporting.
  • Provide technical advice and support to Welthungerhilfe project staff and partners on communication strategies, including the development of practical manuals and guidelines.
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of communication plans with partners, ensuring alignment with overall objectives.
  • Archive communication and visibility documents efficiently, adhering to PROMIS system requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with visibility guidelines set by donors and Welthungerhilfe, coordinating closely with project teams and partners.
  • Gather and showcase effective program activities and results, highlighting best practices and lessons learned.
  • Produce and design communication materials, ensuring they meet Welthungerhilfe's quality standards.
  • Draft and design creative content for social media and other platforms, including infographics, photo/video posts, and social media captions.
  • Review and archive photography and video assets, selecting high-quality pieces for easy access and use.
  • Communicate with Welthungerhilfe teams to collect media materials, draft thematic stories, and coordinate content for social media.
  • Implement Welthungerhilfe’s branding and donor visibility guidelines across all communications outputs.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Head of Project or Communication Officer.


Your profile


Required Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or a closely related field.

Experience: At least 3 years of relevant professional experience in communications, digital media, graphic design, public information, or a related area. Minimum of 1 year of experience specifically in communications within the humanitarian or development cooperation sectors, or working experience in the media sector with a focus on these areas.

Language Skills: Fluency in English and Turkish is essential.

Working knowledge of Arabic would be highly advantageous.

Computer Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and Windows-based applications.

Strong skills in design and video editing software, including Adobe Premiere Pro, Illustrator, and Photoshop.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in crisis regions and understanding the unique challenges faced.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality graphics and media materials.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a team and in multi-cultural environments.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and other relevant design software.
  • Independent, flexible, and initiative-taking work style with the ability to operate with minimal supervision.
  • Open-minded with strong intercultural competencies.
  • Solid knowledge in media and communications, including experience with content preparation for IEC materials, communication/social media campaigns, and coordination of design and printing processes.
  • Familiarity with new technologies, digital platforms, and a strong understanding of their application in communications.
  • Proven organizational skills, with the ability to multitask, prioritize, and work independently.
  • Experience in managing social media accounts, websites, and knowledge of graphic design and video production applications is highly valued.
  • Good photography skills are considered an asset.


Our offer


We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits.

WHH receives funds from its donors for projects. If necessary funds are secured the duration of the announced post may be extended. If project funding is not secured the activities will stop completely and the employment contract shall be terminated.

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by April 19, 2024. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe reserves the right to fill in the position before the deadline due to urgency. Your contact person is [[Firat Sevis]].

Please read the privacy notice.
This Privacy Notice was drafted by Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V. Turkey Representation Office (“WHH Turkey”) as data controller in accordance with Article 10 of the Turkish Law No 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data (“Law”) and the Communiqué on the Principles and Procedures in Conforming with the Obligation to Inform.
On the legal bases referred to in Article 5, “the processing activity is necessary for establishment, use or protection of a right” and “the processing is necessary for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract”, WHH Turkey shall process your name-surname, e-mail address, mobile phone no, references and CV/résumé personal data for carrying out selection and placement processes for job candidates, and transfer them to third party suppliers  through your applications to published WHH Turkey job ads via employment agencies or sending your CV/résumé to WHH Turkey directly by wholly or partly automatic means. Additionally, WHH Turkey is going to get in touch with your references assuming that all obligatory information is given, and consents are obtained by your side about sharing their personal data with WHH Turkey.
You may submit your requests to WHH Turkey under Article 11 of the Law concerning the rights of the data subject in accordance with the Communiqué on the Procedures and Principles of Application to a Data Controller.

*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.


Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Welthungerhilfe is a private, non-profit-making, politically independent and non-denominational relief organization, which supports people living in deprivation and poverty, irrespective of the color of their skin, their religious beliefs or their worldview. WHH is working in the fields of development cooperation and humanitarian aid, relief aid, rehabilitation and reconstruction.
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