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Senior Communication and Membership Officer

Job Description and Requirements

About EDAMA

EDAMA is a Jordanian business association which aims to create and foster mature Energy Water and Environment sectors that advance Jordan’s movement towards a green economy. To establish Jordan’s energy independence, water security, and environmental well-being, EDAMA aims to provide an enabling environment for export opportunities – in the form of marketable Energy, Water and Environment solutions and technical expertise – to emerge and flourish

Duties and Responsibilities:

Include but are not limited to the following:

Communication:

  • Develop Communication Plan for EDAMA, including awareness campaigns, events, and polices to promote, enhance and maintain the positive image of EDAMA
  • Develop a Public Relations drive, which would effectively communicate EDAMA’s role within the energy, environment and water sectors.
  • Prepare publications
  • Create written materials in support of a communications program in both Arabic and English
  • Create a successful image on the Internet, including the revamping of the existing website.
  • Produce in-house newsletters.
  • Assist EDAMA management in maintaining and improving EDAMA’s brand identity to identify EDAMA competitive edge and unique services.
  • Develop and continuously update branding guidelines for all EDAMA communication material, and publications, and ensure the guidelines are communicated with and implemented by EDAMA staff, partners, and donors.
  • Develop new marketing materials (brochures, handouts, email shots, annual reports and any such publications.
  • Prepare periodic reports on the status of EDAMA’s social media channels print and electronic media to ensure visibility in the press.
  • Update EDAMA’s archive of documents, records, files, publications, and reports on a regular basis.
  • Develop and maintain membership publications.
  • Manage vendors in all stages of materials production.
  • Prepare monthly reports on the association activities, results, and effectiveness.
  • Establish and maintain strong relations with the media to secure coverage of issues and events
  • Monitor daily news coverage and maintain press-clipping archive.
  • Review, revamp and maintain an active social media presence
  • Manage EDAMA web site and its content
  • Plan and manage for all EDAMA events, including:
    • Pre-event activities such as invitations, lists of attendees, sponsorships, speakers, venue, and photographer
    • During event activities such as managing the venue, sponsors, speaker.
    • After event activities such as wrap-up, payment for the venue, press releases, and thank-you letters.

Membership:

  •  Create and help implement an action plan for membership recruitment and retention
  •  Track and develop lists of current and potential members
  •  Coordinate visits with potential members, and monitor membership renewals
  •  Follow up and maintain a healthy relationship with members and potential members.
  • Collect and organize data and contact information on each prospective member and existing member by developing members information bank, directories, and databases.
  •  Build and maintain relations with supporting segments and partners who can add value to the community / members whether locally or regionally or internationally
  •  Create and implement special programs and services for members
  •  Develop, execute and monitor the delivery of membership services including events, conference, trainings, activities and other items as required.
  •  Develop and work with PR on activities and interactions to promote EDAMA and its members.
  •  Maintain, update and develop any supporting systems used for members’ relations and services delivery
  •  Continuously follow the trends and changes related to the sub sector, stay up to date with regards to any new local entry under the sub sectors and build on it to develop and attract new members and services.
  •  Present and attend in members events and other sector social and networking events locally, regionally and internationally
  •  Participate in advocacy activities like position papers, lobbying etc. in coordination with the Programs department and advocacy department
  •  Support Programs department in any publication, project or program that require interaction and follow up with members
  •  Periodically seek members feedback on main projects and services for continuous enhancement and proper internal communication
  •  Contribute to EDAMA’s and members’ business development through attracting investments/ partnerships, fund raising, grants and identifying opportunities and money generating services.
  • Follow up with accountant on all payments related to memberships and events.

Skills & Knowledge of:

  • Possess extensive knowledge of the current clean technology sector.
  • Social media skills & techniques
  • Digital marketing know-how
  • Fluent in English Language
  • Time Management Skills.
  • Writing skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • High level of Communication Skills both verbal and written

Proficiency in the use of computers for:

  • Word processing
  • Multimedia Programs
  • Spreadsheets
  • E-mail
  • Internet

      Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, or any related field.

       Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years of working in such position.

Competences:

  1. Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  2. Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  3. Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  4. Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
  5. Polished Writer: it is important that Job holder can convey the message in a grammatically correct and organized fashion. An understanding of the editorial process will also help a manager keep track of all the written content that is being produced.
  6. Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
  7. Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
  8. Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  9. Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  10. Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  11. Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  12. Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

Relations/ Interactions:

Internal

  • All the departments in EDAMA

External

  • Members
  • The Media
  • Journalists
  • Speakers, representatives
  • Venues & Hotels
  • Service Providers
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