Transparency InternationalClosing Date : 2020-03-01
Duty Station : Berlin, Germany
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Organization: Transparency International
Country: Germany
Closing date: 01 Mar 2020

Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. In collaboration with more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.

Main function:

The Communications Assistant role supports the development and implementation of communications products and strategies that communicate TI s mission, programmes, projects and advocacy positions targeted at a range of different audiences. Working under the supervision of the Head of Communications, the Communications Assistant provides assistance to deliver written and visual communications that convey Transparency International s messaging and position.

Starting date:As soon as possible

Duration:2 years

Location:TI-Secretariat (TI-S), Berlin/Germany


Reporting lines:Head of Communications


Develop communications products, including video, social media content, written content both online and offline, to support broader communications goalsIdentify communications opportunities, especially in the press, to increase visibility of TI activities, chapters and programmesAssist TI-S media relations for agreed advocacy and policy priority issues and products, fielding media inquiries where appropriate, delivering media listsContribute to achieving the Communications Team workplan, by providing support, including in the organization of events (workshops, meetings, media launches, training, etc.)Coordinate the publication of TI-S daily and weekly newsletters by identifying/suggesting topics and drafting and editing texts; ensure that they are issued on time and in line with TI-S communications plans/priorities; monitor engagement and collaborate with colleagues to expand the reach and engagementContribute to TI-S media relations for agreed advocacy and policy priorities, fielding media inquiries, delivering successful media relations management by maintaining the media contact database; provide media monitoring analysis by preparing and distributing reports for specific activitiesSupport training and capacity building of chapter communications and advocacy initiatives and activities

Knowledge, experience and skills:

University degree or equivalent qualification in relevant fields2+ years of experience in communications, preferably in an international organisationExperience in video production, social media content development and media relations desiredExcellent communication skills in English (to native speaker standard) required; additional languages (in particular Arabic, French and/or Spanish) an assetExcellent organizational skills and ability to effectively manage priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic environmentAbility to work independently as well as part of a teamDemonstrated flexibility, initiative and creativityHigh level of intercultural competence, diplomacy and political sensitivityInterest in corruption, good governance and international affairs

To learn more about Transparency International, visit our website at

How to apply:

Qualified candidates should submit, preferably via email, a cover letter (mentioning also the source of the application) and CV in English (in one pdf-file) to:

Deadline for applications is Sunday, 1 March 2020.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and that due to the high volume of applications it is unfortunately not possible to provide individual feedback.

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