Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Recruitment 2017 | Requirements | Application Portal
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC Recruitment 2017 application is now on going. Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are recruiting to fill the positions below:
1. Job Title: PR Coordinator
Job Code: 8.2.01
Within the Support Services Division, the Public Relations & Information Department is responsible for presenting OPEC objectives, decisions and actions in their true and most desirable perspective, disseminating news of general interest regarding the Organization and the Member Countries on energy and related matters and carrying out a central information program and identifying suitable areas for the promotion of the Organizations aims and image.
Objective of Position:
To assist the Head of Department in formulating strategies for creating and maintaining a positive public image for the Organization and in the execution of these strategies and related policies and decisions; to provide timely information through the most effective means to targeted audiences as well as the general public about OPEC, its aims and objectives, its activities, its decisions and their rationale, and its positions on topical issues in the industry; and to coordinate the program of the Public Relations Team.
Advises and assists the Head of Department in elaborating concepts and approaches for increasing public and institutional awareness about the aims and objectives of OPEC as well as OPECs positions on topical issues.
Advises on and assists the Head of Department in initiating and coordinating program aimed at promoting the image of OPEC with its role of stabilizing the international oil market.
Establishes and maintains good network of media contacts and manages media relations through proactive communications by organizing interviews, inputs to editorial supplements, leveraging of OPEC reports etc.
Advises on advert placements and, with the support of the Editorial and the Design and Production Services teams, on the appropriate editorial format and art work.
Monitors public perceptions about OPEC as expressed in the press and at various formal and informal fora and prepares appropriate responses as necessary.
Conducts briefings for visiting students and groups to the Secretariat.
Produces, in collaboration with the Editorial and the Design and Production Services teams, special publications (press kits, specialized magazines, flyers, posters etc.) for strategic audiences with the objective of disseminating positive messages about the Organization.
Produces with external assistance as appropriate TV program for local, national and international TV channels.
Identifies and advises on events and activities in which OPECs participation could enhance the Organizations image.
Coordinates visits of journalists at OPEC events, and provides necessary assistance (including arranging interviews, press kits and gift items).
Required Competencies and Qualifications:
University degree in Public Relations, Media Studies, Journalism, Social Sciences or Advertising; Diploma/certificate in Public Relations
Advanced degree or professional qualification in PR or journalism preferred
10 years in PR, whereof 2 years in supervisory/coordinating position8 years in case of advanced degree or professional qualification
Modern information practice and techniques
Knowledge of audio-visuals an asset
Membership of a professional public relations body
Managerial & leadership skills
Customer service orientation
Initiative and integrity
English, other major languages are an asset
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Status and Benefits:
Members of the Secretariat are international employees whose responsibilities are not national but exclusively international. In carrying out their functions they have to demonstrate the personal qualities expected of international employees such as integrity, independence and impartiality.
The post is at grade D reporting to the Head of Public Relations & Information Department. The compensation package, including expatriate benefits, is commensurate with the level of the post.
Application Closing Date:
27th November, 2017.
How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to fill in a résumé and an application form which can be received from their Countrys Governor for OPEC. In order for applications to be considered, the application form and resume must reach the OPEC Secretariat through the relevant Governor not later than the closing date stated above.
Note: Applicants must be nationals of Member Countries of OPEC and should not be older than 58 years.
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