Communications Coordinator

TITLE: Communications Coordinator

LOCATION: Amman, Jordan

Lapis is a full-service strategic communications agency founded in Afghanistan in 2004 that has since expanded to major markets in South-Central Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, with current regional offices in Afghanistan, the UAE, and Jordan. For the past 17 years, as part of the Moby Group, we have been supporting positive social change on the ground. We understand how to influence public opinion, attitudes, and behaviors. We take pride in having an unrivaled understanding of complex media and sociopolitical environments. We stay on top of changes in audiences' media and technology consumption, and we combine this systems-level knowledge with our on-the-ground expertise to create carefully analyzed and creatively engaging products. Digital and traditional media, social media, research, marketing, mass communications, and strategy are all part of our services. Our clients include the United Nations, International Development Agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), governments, the private sector, and others.


  • Write a variety of different content to support communications and marketing efforts, including social media, newsletters, website copy, and brochures and press releases
  • Assist team in developing and implementing a communications strategy
  • Develop content calendars for different projects
  • Handle multiple social media accounts for different clients
  • Monitor analytics and create reports detailing the successes and failures of communications campaigns and strategies
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and make recommendations for adjustments to communications strategies and practices
  • Respond to media inquiries and maintain relationships with journalists and other members of the press
  • Support in coordination and logistics of different offline events
  • Coordinate volunteers, support staff, vendors and more to support during events
  • Perform outreach to press outlets, magazines, influencers and other media partners to build strategic partnerships


  • 2+ years experience in a communications or marketing role
  • Superior time management and organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • An analytical mind and ability to think critically
  • Flawless exceptional writing in Arabic and English
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Familiar with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and capable of creating visually compelling presentations
  • Social media savvy
  • Proven knowledge of communications and marketing ethics and best practices
  • Proficient public speaking abilities are an asset
  • Email marketing and PR experience is an asset

We are looking for qualified individuals, not specific profiles, so send us your best self in the form of a brief cover letter and CV/resume (3 pages max). You can send both files to  [email protected] with the title of the document, including your full name and the position for which you are applying.