CONSULTANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Senior PR and Communication Expert


Senior PR and Communication Expert




Përmet Municipality,MilieukontaktInternational Albania and CESVI is implementingtheproject: “Rural Inclusive Social & Economic Opportunities (RISE-OP)” financially supported by the grant of the Debt for Development Swap Agreement (IADSA) in the framework of the Italian-Albanian Development Cooperation Program.


Overall objective of the projectis to contribute and sustain social and economic inclusion of most vulnerable groups especially of rural women and unemployed youth in disadvantaged areas.


The goal of the project is to specially combat against emigration, create economy, job opportunities and new entrepreneurship for unemployed: rural women and youth without appropriate education and professional skills, without possibility to find a job. At the same time the project will promote and use potential local resources of the Përmet area (natural, cultural heritage and agricultural resources) in order to revitalize and valorise arts, crafts and agro-eco tourism, enhancing capacities and access of target groups in local economy within the District.

The project will also build upon existing structures, like Pro Përmet Consortium, in order to enlarge consortium and marketing all over the country. The purpose of the consortium is to promote and market the territory through a quality brand mark of origin. Rural women and youth entrepreneurs that will be joining the consortium will benefit from financial contributions (seed grants), technical assistance (vocational training, practice on the job, etc.) marketing and networking.



Specific Project Objectives:

  1. To increase competencies of rural women and unemployed youth in Përmet District on arts, crafts and tourism services

In collaboration with beneficiaries the project includes a component of vocational training in tourism services (hotel, guesthouse, bar, restaurant, reception, local guides) and, in arts and crafts skills (stone and wood curving, pyrography, embroidery, copper handicrafts, straw works and traditional clothes).


  1. To improve economic conditions of rural women and unemployed youth through new entrepreneurship

Target groups trained will be financially supported through seed grants to establish new entrepreneurship (in arts, crafts and tourism services). To promote, enhance and sell new local products and services, the Përmet Municipality will establish the first artisan shop within Përmet multifunctional centre.


The project is looking for a qualified candidate for the position of Senior PR and communication expert.


Period of service: 3 months probation with the possibility of extension until the end of the project.

Start date: Immediately.


Duties and responsibilities
1. Participate actively in project management team;
2. Design and apply in cooperation with project manager visibility campaign;
3. Apply active social media tools;
4. Be active in looking for new sources of information and visibility;
5. Promote the project and its activities in other actors, Përmet and nationally;
6. Close cooperation and consultation with project staff;
7. Preparation of project promotional materials


Qualifications required
1. Bachelor Degree in social sciences;
2. At least five years experience and expertise in matters of communication and visibility;
3. Experience in the preparation of publications and PR material for the organization;
4. Very good presentation and communication skills;
5. Ability to work in complex situations and under time pressure.
6. Very good knowledge of English.
7. Experience in development and websites maintenance.



Application process

All interested candidates can apply by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by sending an expression of interest, methodology (maximum 1 page) and a CV in English. Deadline for applications: 08 August 2013 Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection.


For more information you can contact:

Milieukontakt Albania

Tel: 042256528

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