International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Communications Officer (Print Production)

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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is recruiting for Full time Communications Officer (Print Production)

Job Description

The International Committee of the Red Cross is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

Job Title: Communications Officer (Print Production)

Under the supervision of the Communications Coordinator, the Communications Officer (Print Production) is the focal point within a delegation for the print production and orders of publications and promotional items.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Manages the print and electronic production of ICRC institutional publications in the relevant language from design to off-press, selecting and supervising the work of freelance graphic designers and printers so as to ensure quality service and respect for deadlines.
  • Ensures that all products comply with corporate visual identity.
  • Initiates publications and promotional items of local reach, in consultation with the Head of
  • Delegation/Communication Coordinator and Regional Print Production Officer.
  • Manages the promotion and distribution of new and existing publications produced by the regional communication
  • centre and headquarters in liaison with the delegation.
  • Compiles the yearly delegation order and production book, ensuring implementation and follow-up.
  • Works with the logistics team and client departments within the delegation in managing stocks of communication
  • tools.
  • Support other activities carried out by the communication team in Abuja as the need arise, in the fields of audio- visual production, public relations, operational & internal com and environment scanning and research.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Education and experience required

  • University degree in a communication-related field such as marketing, publication editing and/or production.
  • Over 3 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Very sound knowledge of print production processes (from design to print) and visual identity management;
  • Experience in working with external suppliers (designers, printers, editors and translators) and managing contracts.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent command of English
  • Other language such as Hausa, or French, an asset
  • Very good PC user skills (Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Knowledge of design software an asset

Method of Application

Send Curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to email below

Clearly indicate “ABJ202000134 Communications Officer (print Production) ABJ" OR “ABJ202000136 Protection Data Admin ABJ"; OR “ABJ202000129 Customer Service Desk Officer 1 Yola"  OR “ABJ202000133 Accountant 1 POH" as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)

In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:

  • Qualification(s)
  • Current location
  • Languages you speak
  • Years of relevant experience

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 27.03.2020, 16.30h. Late application will not be considered

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.

(Female candidates are encouraged to apply)

However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

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About International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland and a three-time Nobel Prize Laureate. State parties (signatories) to the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977 (Protocol I, Protocol II) and 2005 have given the ICRC a mandate to protect victims of international and internal armed conflicts. Such victims include war wounded, prisoners, refugees, civilians, and other non-combatants.The ICRC is part of th...
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Job Summary
March 18, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 3years
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
March 27, 2020
Media / Art / Entertainment /Advertising/ PR / Marketing
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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