Promoting and defending democracy at home and abroad!
Public Relations Officer
The International Association for Democracy (IAD) is an NGO that works to defend and advance democracy around the globe. We link people with their governments and lobby governments to promote, strengthen and safeguard democratic institutions, processes, norms and values at home and abroad. We also work towards raising public awareness about the current state of democracy around the world and what should be done to better defend and promote democracy.
IAD is looking for a Public Relations Officer to join the public relations team to help us get press coverage for our activities and get the op-eds of our volunteers published. The candidate must be able to commit 3-5 hours per week to this role.
Objectives of this Role
Identify and build relationships with relevant press contacts
Prepare press releases and get press coverage for IAD
Secure the publication of our volunteers’ op-eds
Skills and Qualifications
Passion for promoting democracy and the rule of law as well as IAD’s mission
Able to commit 3-5 hours per week to this role
Previous work experience in public relations (preparing press releases and op-eds, securing media coverage, liaising with journalists etc.)
Previous successes in securing media coverage and/or the publication of op-eds
Existing relationships with journalists
What we can offer you
Experience in an international NGO and an excellent reference to help you in your career
You will join a welcoming international network of students and professionals, who have a passion for promoting and defending democracy, the rule of law and human rights
The inclusion of your name, photo and role at IAD on our website
Please email Valeria Bortă at firstname.lastname@example.org with a short motivation (maximum 5 sentences) along with a 1-2 page CV.
Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis and interviews may be organized before the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.
IAD celebrates diversity and encourages anyone who is qualified to apply for the position, regardless of gender, age, disability, national or ethnic background. The same applies for applicants who have had a break from work life.