Field Editor – Digital Communities Officer
•Gather, vet, condense and otherwise organize content delivered from information focal points and partners across the country for dissemination through Refugee.Info platforms and to IRC Hellas programs.
•Manage and maintain social media platforms of Refugee.Info.
•Coordinate with Refugee.Info Editorial and Communications Manager and Service Mapping Officer to create new content/services based on the collected information above so that information can reach users of Refugee.Info platforms and reduce gap of access to information.
•Research and create written, photo and video content for Refugee.Info pages, social media, as assigned by Refugee.Info Editorial and Communications Manager and Refugee.Info Program Manager.
•Regularly pitch ideas for new content and content updates to Senior Content Development Officer.
•Network and liaise with authorities and humanitarian actors on Lesvos to ensure information is reaching Refugee.Info team early on, to be shared with the users of its platforms.
•Manage and enter content for the Refugee.Info site into content management systems.
•Work with moderators and their supervisor to ensure timely and accurate translations of content.
•Spearhead the efforts of Refugee.Info team to reach out to digital communities by asylum seekers/refugees to create synergies and collaboration in exchanging information and content. Research for new online collaboration opportunities, pitch content and maintain the relationship.
•Undertake field visits in various locations around Greece with other program staff members or in a single unit basis to expand the network of Refugee.Info, increase its footprint across the refugee/asylum seekers community and identify informational needs.
•Collaborate with the editorial team to ensure consistency in information presented across all Refugee.Info platforms.
•Work with editorial team to ensure that content is aligned with the content strategy and appropriate for publication.
•Use social media tools, content management systems and other communication platforms to coordinate the information dissemination with other members of the editorial team and externally.
•Participate in all editorial team meetings, workshops, strategy sessions, regular communications, etc., as established by the Refugee.Info Editorial and Communications Manager and the Refugee.Info Program Manager.
The ideal Field Editor – Digital Communities Officer is extremely proactive, detail-oriented and organized. S/he values accurate and error-free reporting. S/he is self-directed and reliably completes tasks. S/he is diplomatic and able to work with a range of peers to gather and verify information. S/he is social media and tech-savvy and quick to learn new tools. S/he has good understanding of the context that asylum seekers/refugees face in Greece. S/he is good in networking and is familiar with the humanitarian ecosystem in Greece. S/he has a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability and regularly seeks opportunities for collaboration and thrives in evolving and ambiguous environments. S/he has experience working in the field and conducting outreach/info sessions and focus group discussions (FGDs).