Multi-Media Content Coordinator

Reports to : Director of Communications

Position: Multi-Media Content Coordinator

Duration: 12 months renewable upon evaluation

Location: Beirut, Tunis, other locations will be considered for exceptional candidates

Reference: ARI-MMC

About Arab Reform Initiative

The Arab Reform Initiative (ARI) is a policy research centre whose key mission is to articulate a home-grown agenda for democratic change and social justice in Arab countries. We operate on the principles of impartiality, gender equality, and diversity and maintain a strict line of independence from any external agendas. We conduct policy analysis and innovative field research, combine scholarly work and advocacy, and produce practical intellectual tools to strengthen practices of active citizenship and influence political transformation processes. We also empower research from the MENA region by providing an international platform for dissemination. ARI engages academic researchers, think tanks, social movements, civil society actors, decision-makers, media, and the public on issues of democratization, social justice and full citizenship. ARI works in partnership with regional and international institutions to promote sustained South-South and South-to-North exchanges and dialogues related to reform initiatives across the region.

Job profile

We are searching for a creative multimedia content creator to assist ARI's communications team in implementing the communications plan for 2023-2024. This individual will be responsible for translating ARI's mission, overall strategy, and knowledge (project outputs and achievements) into accessible and appealing visual content. This includes creating short 2D videos, infographics, and social media posts.

The person shares responsibility for content posted on ARI’s social media pages and website, as well as on relevant platforms for projects (including websites for particular projects).

This is a dynamic role for someone with strong graphics production abilities and social media savviness. We are looking for someone who is proactive, engaged, and interested in contributing to the mission of the organization to promote social justice and democratic change in the Arab world.

Main responsibilities

Production of Multimedia content

  • Work with the ARI team to ensure that research findings are communicated in an informative and compelling way across different platforms
  • Prepare and post short engaging content (quote cards, short clips, sound bites) from ARI’s myriad outputs (publications, podcasts, webinars, conferences)
  • Produce infographics (still and motion)
  • Assist in developing communications tools (including possibly a monthly newsletter, mass mailouts, blog posts) to keep community informed and engaged

Social Media and Community Management

  • Partake in the development of engaging social media plans to support ARI’s overall communications strategy.
  • Help promote publications and events produced by ARI on various platforms.
  • Make sure ARI’s community is engaged with the content on our platforms, crafting responses to the audience’s comments and feedback, and conveying the community feedback.
  • Map out and track audience research regularly.
  • Analyze and report on performance on different channels.
  • Monitor progress and/or challenges for growth.

Person specification

  • Excellent graphic design and content curation skills
  • Experienced in producing infographics and basic motion-graphics.
  • At least three years of experience in community management, visual media production, in addition to proven experience in social media management
  • Experience in working on issues related to political activism, social justice, and economic reforms, especially in a non-profit context a plus.
  • Track record in developing creative, engaging and original content for social media.
  • Self starter: Person must seek initiative, propose ideas, and not just wait to implement decisions
  • Good written and oral communication skills in both Arabic and English a must. French language skills an added bonus.
  • Education: Bachelor’s or professional degree in Advertising, Graphic Design, Communications, or a related field – or – 5+ years of experience in content creation and curation.
  • Have knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) and web metrics, and especially WordPress

Contract and offer

The Multi-media Communications Coordinator will be hired for a 12-month consultancy.  Pay scale will depend on level of experience.

TO APPLY: Please send your CV and Portfolio  to with subject line “ARI-MMC”

Deadline for application: 27 March 2023

Due to the large volume of candidates applying for positions within ARI, we will only be able to respond to applicants who have been shortlisted.