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MCC Social Media & Newsroom Coordinator

Closing Date: 
Sunday, 31 January, 2021

Role Profile


Position: MCC Social Media & Newsroom Coordinator

Employer: Anti-Racism Movement (ARM)

Department: Migrant Community Center (MCC) Operations

Reporting to: ARM Programs Manager

Location: Beirut

Working Hours: 40 hours per week

Contract Type: Full-time, Renewable


Job Purpose

To coordinate the migrant community newsroom and its relevant activities.

To manage the social media accounts of the Migrant Community Center (MCC). 

Areas of Contribution & Related Accountabilities

The jobholder’s responsibilities in this area include: 

I. Coordinating the migrant community newsroom in collaboration with the project’s Steering Committee and the advocacy/communications team at ARM: 

  • Coordinating the activities of the migrant community newsroom, which include: capacity-building workshops, production of citizen journalism, monitoring and archiving of media about migrant workers in Lebanon
  • Facilitating the design and implementation of a strategic communication campaign led by migrant workers at the Migrant Community Center (MCC). 
  • Facilitating the production of media guidelines from an ethics, gender-sensitive, and human-rights based perspectives.
  • Facilitating the production and dissemination of citizen journalism. 
  • Facilitating the production and circulation of the media monitoring report. ● Following up on the application of best practices by journalists, media organizations, educators, and other advocacy partners of ARM. 
  • Presenting project evidence to policy-makers. 
  • Acting as the focal point of communication with migrant communities, facilitators, volunteers, partners, and Steering Committee of the project. 
  • Participating in training workshops on media, communications, labor, migration, racism, and other technical trainings organized by ARM.

II. Managing the social media accounts of the Migrant Community Center (MCC): 

  • Developing a social media strategy and monthly social media plan for MCC. ● Manage MCC’s page on the website and MCC’s social media accounts by: creating and sharing content, responding to comments and messages, flagging important content to management, interacting with audiences in a responsive and professional manner, managing the flow of information, troubleshooting, etc. 
  • Leading on the creation of visual content with technical support of a designer and translator and in consultation with other teams. 
  • Tracking analytics to gain insight on traffic, demographics, and effectiveness of posts and campaigns, to assess performance and strategies. 
  • Contributing to the development of media campaign strategies for ARM. ● Editing social media content created by other team/project members. 
  • Ensuring the consistency of MCC’s discourse within all social media content and engagement in collaboration with the advocacy team. 
  • Identifying gaps in information and raising research topics with the team. 

Communications & Work Relationships 

Internal Communication 

  • Regular contact with MCC Beirut Coordinator 
  • Regular contact with ARM Programs Manager 
  • Regular contact with Migrant Communities 
  • Occasional contact the ARM Advocacy Team 

External Communication 

  • Regular contact with Newsroom Steering Committee Occasional contact with relevant Service Providers
  • Occasional contact with External Partners 

Framework, Boundaries, and Decision Making Authority 

The jobholder suggests possible solutions to the Programs Manager for final decision-making and takes necessary actions as needed. 

Schedule and Salary 

  • Schedule: 40 hours/week, 5 days/week, may include weekends/evenings.
  • Salary: $1,400 to $1,800 /month, depending on experience


  • Deadline for Applications: 31 January, 2021
  • Starting Date: February 15, 2021
  • Period of Employment: Until December 2021 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • University Degree: Bachelor’s in Public Policy, Journalism, Media & Communications, Public Relations, Sociology, or a related field. 
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in a relevant position. 
  • A background in community organizing, migrant rights, and/or anti-racism work is a plus. A background in multimedia editing, news production, social media management, and/or citizen journalism is a plus. 
  • Knowledge of human rights and migration issues, the current conditions of migrant workers, and the sponsorship system in Lebanon is a plus. 
  • Ability to work with different stakeholders, work in a collaborative and participatory setting, and maintain professional relationships and conduct. 
  • Excellent ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage own time efficiently.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, leadership skills.
  • Proficient language and proofreading skills in English, Arabic, French. 

Application Process 

  • Please apply via the following form:
  • Kindly note that applications received via email will not be considered. 
  • Kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 
  • Application deadline: Sunday, January 31, 2021