Media Officer

Sened Organization

Job Title:

Media Officer

Job Location:

Syria: Idlib / Aleppo countryside

Reporting to:

Media Department

General Description of the Programme:

SENED is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organization licensed and registered in Türkiye with the number 27-15-175. SENED Organization was established shortly after the Syrian Nakba and in response to the suffering of millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey as well as internally displaced people in Syria, to alleviate suffering, achieving justice, equality, and freedom, strengthening the role of civil society, and supporting and developing the local community. SENED works in the humanitarian work sectors to support, empower, and educate the community through several programs, takes exceptional care of people with disabilities and their families and defends their issues.

SENED Association emphasizes creating safe, accessible, and participation-encouraging living conditions for individuals’ emotional, intellectual, physical, and social development by focusing on people with disabilities. Beyond the medical perspective on disability, it tries to find solutions to the problems faced by disabled people with a holistic perspective by considering the disabled people, their families, and the society they live in, focusing on the conditions they experience. SENED Association aims to create a safe and supportive environment and space by conducting family-oriented activities to help disabled individuals and their families become stronger, discover their potential and stand by with their children. By collecting data on refugee-disabled people and identifying problems and needs, SENED strives to ensure harmony between disabled refugees and local people with a voluntary, professional team and a community-based approach. All activities, education, research, advocacy, etc., are carried out on platforms created by local and disabled refugee people.

Job purpose:

Providing the necessary assistance and support to implement Sened Organization’s media plan, including preparing the required media, documentation and photographic outputs.

Duties, objectives, and competencies:

· Preparing and implementing photography and videography operations for the organization’s projects and activities in the required places.

· Editing and producing media materials.

· Cooperation and coordination with the media department in Türkiye.

· Storing and archiving media products correctly.

· Developing and implementing the media content and designs necessary for the organization’s projects.

· Record and edit desired videos.

· Collaborate with project managers to document projects.

Note: The above key responsibilities/tasks are illustrative. Other future responsibilities/activities may be assigned to the position depending on the department’s organizational chart.

Requirements: Essential

· At least three years of experience in a similar position.

· Advanced knowledge of creative software such as Adobe Suite, visual and audio editing software.

· Advanced knowledge in photography and filmmaking.

· Intermediate level in English.

· Knowledge of social media and public media tools and techniques.

Requirements (desired)

· The presence of media photography tools, such as a camera, its tools, and a computer with good specifications.

· Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, media, or any other related field.

· Good experience in humanitarian work and its principles.

· Good experience in dealing with donor policies, procedures, requirements and compliance.

· Advanced level in MS Office – Excel – Word – PowerPoint

General terms and conditions


Disabled beneficiaries, children and vulnerable adults must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that SENED shows this ongoing commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.


SENED is committed to creating a genuinely inclusive, effective, and representative organizational culture, encouraging employee equity and diversity, and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, etc., including various experiences and capabilities, helps us understand, represent, and serve children better. Therefore, all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, religion, gender, disability, or age.


If needed, SENED will submit a work permit application for the selected candidate after the job offer is accepted. Failure to provide the required documents or rejection of a work permit application by the Government of Türkiye will result in rescinding the employment offer.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. SENED reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of SENED’s work, we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate, which may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to apply as early as possible.

SENED Organization does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. | SENED Kuruluşu işe alım sürecinin hiçbir adımında ücret talep etmemektedir.

How to apply

Interested candidates may please send their resumes with the cover letter and fill out the application link.

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The application deadline is the 27th of Feb 2024.

Deadline: 27 Feb 2024

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