28 Aug 2017 2:07 PM | Anonymous member
1.     Role Purpose
The Head of Communications and Monitoring manages the media and public relations functions within the Ambassador’s Office. He monitors US and Middle East media, coordinates public relations activities and provides timely and concise media analysis and reporting to the Ambassador.  In coordination with the Embassy Information Office and the PR and Campaign Advisor, the Head of Communications and Monitoring plans, executes and oversees the Ambassador’s media events, speech drafting and spokesperson functions on behalf of the Ambassador and with various media outlets.
2.     Key Accountability
·       Maintain oversight and accountability of Ambassador Office public relations activities·       Monitor and communicate the Ambassador’s messaging on social media·       Review and finalize Ambassador speeches, talking points, press releases, and remarks·       Manage and supervise spokesperson functions ·       Continuously monitor and provide media and PR analysis for the Ambassador’s information requirements. ·       Operate core functions within the Ambassador’s Situation Room concerning media and social media analysis and analytics
3.     Qualifications
  • ·       Master’s Degree in Communications, Public Affairs or a related discipline
  • ·       Public Affairs, Public Diplomacy, or Public Relations certification preferred
4.     Experience
  • ·       15+ years’ experience in media monitoring, public relations, public affairs, and strategic communications in the private or government sector.
  • ·       Previous experience leading and managing a communications or PR team
  • ·       In-depth knowledge of the US media operating environment
·       Experience leveraging media analytics tools
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