Communications Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Overal

Site Open Doors International

Open Doors is an international, interdenominational organization that supports Christians who are persecuted for their faith.

Open Doors is an international, interdenominational organization that supports Christians who are persecuted for their faith. Open Doors International’s regional department Middle East & North Africa (MENA) is looking for a

Communications Advisor

(36-40 hours per week)

Creating content centered around impact and advocacy is central to your new role as our Communications Advisor. You also manage media relations and strengthen staff engagement. Our MENA Communications team focuses on connecting field operations and donor relations offices, while also working on increasing awareness among worldwide donors. The team is driven by the local strategy, teaming with country managers to produce content that increases engagement and faith. In this position you will frequently travel.

You will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to or producing ad-hoc content in case of emergencies or breaking news situations.
  • Annual planning and creating of content for campaigns, in line with global corporate identity and branding, focusing on reports and narratives to illustrate significance and continual urgency.
  • Where needed, creating national communications plans.
  • Working with other teams on program-based information associated with media products.
  • Collaborating with colleagues on key Advocacy messages.
  • Acting as focal person for international PR teams, including handling media requests and being a host on content acquisition tours.
  • Initiating and strengthening value-added relationships with national as well as colleagues working internationally;
  • Conducting relevant trainings and building local capacity.

Your profile

Are you looking for an exciting Communications position and do you have a heart for the church? As our new Communications Advisor you recognize yourself as:

  • Excellent in finding gripping stories.
  • Creative, with a growth mindset and strong cross cultural communications skills.
  • Strong in planning an organizing, focused on finding solutions, able to coach and with strong analytical skills.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Journalism.
  • Multi-year relevant experience in preferably an international organization.
  • Good communication skills in English and preferably in Farsi, Arabic or another language from the MENA region, both verbally and written.
  • Being a Christian and fully supporting our mission and vision.

This is a salaried position. Working at Open Doors means that you are actively involved in the worldwide persecuted church. We offer you a versatile position in an international environment, a professional team and the opportunity to show your added value.


Please send your cover letter and resume (both in English) no later than January 23rd, 2023, to David Karelse If you have questions about the position, please use this same email address. For security reasons please refrain from mentioning to others that you are applying for a job with Open Doors at this stage.

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