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Duration: One-year work contract, renewable (full-time)
Starting date: September 2020
Reports to: Communication Team Coordinator and Advocacy Director
Application deadline: Tuesday 30 June 2020, midnight CET

EuroMed Rights is looking to recruit an experienced, dynamic professional for a new ‘Outreach Officer’ position based in EuroMed Rights headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Under the supervision of the Brussels-based Communication Team Coordinator, s/he will play a key role in the implementation of EuroMed Rights’ overall strategy on external communication towards Scandinavian media, in Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

In close coordination with the Advocacy Director, s/he will also provide support to thematic and country programmes on advocacy towards these three countries, by monitoring political agendas, mapping contacts and helping organise advocacy missions at capital level. This post requires a Danish native level, as well as excellent knowledge of written and spoken English.

Essential position functions:

  1. Outreach and communication: reach out to the media and other relevant stakeholders with a focus on Denmark, Sweden and Norway; keep track of communication opportunities to suggest and implement actions; develop contacts with communication experts in Scandinavian-based member and partner organisations to coordinate joint actions;
  2. Advocacy support: map relevant contacts within ministries and governmental bodies in Denmark, Sweden and Norway; monitor their political agendas to identify advocacy opportunities; follow and support specific thematic programmes according to priority planning, including logistically if needed;
  3. Gender mainstreaming: apply EuroMed Rights gender mainstreaming principles in the context of above functions.

Profile, skills and background:

  • A University degree in journalism, communications or similar relevant education background;
  • Minimum 2 years of proven experience in communications, ideally as an information officer, journalist and/or media expert;
  • Excellent command of communication tools and skills in drafting with clarity, conciseness and accuracy;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain contacts with the media, NGOs and state officials;
  • Relevant contacts in, and knowledge about the Scandinavian media sector and/or political sector in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, as well as interest in human rights issues in the Euro-Mediterranean region and modern MENA politics;
  • Danish native level speaker; excellent writing and oral skills in English. Knowledge of other languages, e.g. French, Arabic, Swedish or Norwegian, will be an asset;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.

How to apply:

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and motivation letter (in English) by 30 June 2020, at midnight CE, at:

The position is open solely to persons legally entitled to work in the EU.

Interviews will take place during the second half of August. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and that a written test will be held as part of the selection procedure.

EuroMed Rights aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the ground of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability or chronic illness.

About EuroMed Rights:

EuroMed Rights was founded in January 1997 in response to the Barcelona Declaration of November 1995 and the establishment of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP). It is the coordinating body of about 80 human rights organisations and institutions as well as individuals from over 30 countries. EuroMed Rights’ organisational structure is built on a general assembly, an executive committee, working groups and a secretariat.

Rooted in civil society, the Network seeks to develop and strengthen partnerships between NGOs in the Euro-Mediterranean region, i.e. networking aimed at strengthening the capacity of members to act and interact within the context of the region, the Barcelona process and other EU-Arab cooperation frameworks.

EuroMed Rights’ head office is situated in Copenhagen. The organisation also has offices in Brussels and Tunis. For further information, visit our website at

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Copenhagen , Denmark
Contract type:
Full Time
2-5 Years
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