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Iraq: Communications and Public Outreach Specialist

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Overseas Strategic Consulting
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 31 Jul 2017

Communications and Public Outreach Specialist (Public Outreach Specialist) will design public awareness campaigns on effective citizen participation and public outreach programs for Iraqi provincial government staff. The Public Outreach Specialist will develop data collection tools such as survey questionnaires or organizational capacity assessment tools to assist in data collection. S/he will implement government staff capacity to build constructive communication with citizens and civil society organizations on budget development, service delivery outcomes, and investment priorities.


· Must be an Iraqi citizen

· Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications or other relevant areas

· Minimum of 5 years experience leading the creation, implementation, and management of communication outreach strategies

· 5 years experience with international development projects (USAID preferred)

· A minimum of 5 years experience designing government public awareness campaigns

· At least 5 years of experience building the capacity of provincial government staff to implement public awareness campaigns and community outreach

· Experience with development of print and visual media content, as well as radio content and cellphone based text and audio services

· Experience working with a multicultural team of local and expatriate staff

· Exceptional problem solving, writing, and communications skills

· Fluent in English and Arabic

· Experience working financial management and governance projects a plus

Established in 1992, OSC provides strategic communications support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. Using research-based strategies, OSC provides strategic communications technical assistance and advisory services to donor agencies, governments, private institutions, and civil society organizations, building institutional capacity in a multitude of sectors and subject areas, public financial management. To learn more about OSC, please visit

How to apply:

For consideration, please email your resume/CV and cover letter to using the subject line: Public Outreach Specialist. OSC is committed to recruit, employ, promote, and retain the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.