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Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Kosovo is a non-governmental organization established in 2004 which works in promoting and protecting human rights and democratic values, with a focus in the process of dealing with the past, human rights and the role of youth in Kosovo as well as in the region. YIHR KS is part of the Youth Initiative for Human Rights regional network with offices in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Montenegro.

We are looking for one Program and Communications Assistant to join our team.

Details about the position:
 Place: Prishtina
 Starting date: December 2019
 Duration: 30 months (with possibility for extension)
 Status: full time

Main duties and responsibilities:
 Assist in implementation of all activities within the projects implemented by YIHR KS
 Responsible for all logistics with regard to projects activities
 Manage communication channels of YIHR KS such as, emails, webpage and other social
media accounts in line with the communication strategy
 Prepare and maintain the bulletin of YIHR KS
 Maintain the mailing list for all relevant stakeholders of YIHR KS
 Be primary point of contact and maintain relations with all media in Kosovo
 Prepare press statements
 Produce promotional materials for YIHR KS, posters, leaflets, short videos, etc
 Keep records on the communication data, such as number of interactions on social media,
number of views on webpage, etc.

Key qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree in social sciences
 At least one year of working experience working with communications and public

 At least one year of working experience in project implementation in an NGO or other
 Knowledge of social and political context of Kosovo and Western Balkans region
 Knowledge of dealing with the past, human rights and youth issues in Kosovo and
Western Balkans region
 Excellent speaking and writing skills in Albanian and English, while Serbian language is
an asset
 Excellent computer skills
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
 Ability to multi-task and plan according to agreed timelines
 Ability to work individually with little oversight and as part of the group
 Be self-motivated and passionate about contributing to the growth of the organization
 Ready to work in a diverse and dynamic working environment

How to apply:
Send the following documents to with the e-mail subject “Program and
Communications Assistant”:
 CV
 Motivation letter
 Contact details of two people who can be contacted for a reference

Deadline: November 3, 2019

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.