POSITION: Communication Expert

(Project Funded By USAID – BALADI CAP)

The purpose of a professional communications specialist is to design the communications strategy for a project aiming to reduce the organic waste in three villages (Ehmej, Kfarmashoun in Jbeil and Batloun in Chouf).

so that communication is efficient during project implementation.

The responsibility of the communication specialist will set the guidelines for the following areas:
a. production of training, educational and communicational materials
b. production of a guide for solid waste reduction criteria
c. production a documentary and TV spot including animation
d. proposing dissemination channels ( Social Media, TV’s and other)

Project in brief

The ‘Less to Throw more to Sow” project is led by Al Shouf Cedar Society under the guidance and expertise of the technical consulting firm, namely Management of Resources and Environmental Solutions (MORES), and in collaboration with Ehmej Association for Development and Al Hourouf Organization. This project is implemented in three target areas Batloun,Ehmej, and Kfarmas’houn.

Al Shouf Cedar Society (ACS) will implement an advocacy project that falls under the environmental protection network. The project aims are:

1) raising awareness of the negative impact of current SWM practices and promoting waste reduction techniques

2) reducing organic waste in target communities through waste reduction initiatives such as backyard composting and the use of doggy bags in food outlets

The activities to be achieved with this project include:

  1. creating database for stakeholders
  2. holding inception workshops
  3. producing training materials
  4. forming advisory committees
  5. conducting trainings on backyard composting and “doggy bag” concept
  6. sampling and categorizing waste
  7. conducting awareness campaign on waste management practices and sorting
  8. including social media and TV infomercials
  9. producing a guidebook for solid waste reduction criteria
  10. implementing six pilot composting units

Deliverables to Al Shouf Cedar Society

– Communications Plan

– Agreement which shows a commitment to review and approve and give feedback on all publication and visual materials within the mentioned grant activities

Deadline for applications: Friday, September 29, 2017
Location: Maasser el Chouf
Working area: Batloun, Ehmej, Kfarmas’houn villages and Maasser el chouf Reserve Head office
Languages: (Arabic/English)
Period: Consultancy – contract – for a limited number of days
Salary: Depending on the consultant and number of days
Submission guidelines: Applicants should submit a bio data sheet and their Resume

Duration and Timing: 15 days after the signature (scope of maximum 10 days)
Experience required: 5 to 10 years
Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: Communication, awareness or similar field

For more information:
Park house: Al Shouf – Lebanon
Maasser El Shouf – Village square – Facing public garden
Phone/Fax: +961 5 350250/150