Desk Officer for Digital and Social Media / Asia


If you feel you would be suited to the position, please submit your application per email by 23rd April, 2018 to

Please include a letter of motivation in English, your CV, as well as previous employment certificates and documentation.


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23rd April, 2018

Aufgaben und Einsatzfelder

Who we are
For more than 45 years, CAMECO (Catholic Media Council - has offered advice to international aid organisations - among them many faith-based agencies - in the promotion of media projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Oceania, and provided support to communication initiatives in these regions.
CAMECO aims to strengthen capacities of civil society and local churches in media and communication. We form an active part of the German and international media assistance community, and our networks make international media expertise accessible to its partners.
For our international team based in Aachen, Germany, CAMECO seeks to recruit a Desk Officer for Digital and Social Media / Asia
Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
Assessment and strategic advice and development of digital media / social media projects in cooperation with project partners
Screening and assessing project proposals from partner organisations with an emphasis on Asian countries (in particular South East Asia, Asia-Pacific)
Guiding communication and media development work in Asia
Networking in media development cooperation



Berufs- und Ausbildungsabschluss

University degree in a field relevant to the tasks (e.g. media, communication studies, Asian regional studies, ethnology or development studies)

Kenntnisse und Fähigkeiten

University degree in a field relevant to the tasks (e.g. media, communication studies, Asian regional studies, ethnology or development studies)
Previous professional experience with social media and/or in development cooperation. If substantial, it may be accepted in lieu of a university degree
Knowledge of the functions and specifics of online media and the current state of the debate
Experience working with local / community / social media
Basic knowledge about project development and management
International experience, preferably in Asia
Experience in working with NGOs, committees and associations desirable
Language skills
Fluency in English written and spoken
Good command of German is an asset
Any other language spoken in Asia would be an additional advantage
Personal Requirements:
Planful and analytical thinking
Moderation and facilitation skills
Communication and presentation skills
Teamwork and motivation
Willingness to travel within the region. Fitness for tropical climates
Openness and experience with working in politically sensitive and culturally diverse contexts
Above-average commitment, resilience and flexibility
Identification with the Catholic Church, and understanding of processes within faith-based organisations
CAMECO ensures professional equality between women and men, and welcomes applications from people with diverse cultural backgrounds.

Gehalt und Beschäftigungsverhältnis

part time 50%)

The position offers a creative scope and a diverse field for professional development. We offer a one-year contract, with the possibility of extension, a competitive salary, and social benefits package including an additional pension fund.



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