Adviser Public Outreach and Grants Reporting Sweden

  • Contract
  • Sweden
  • Posted 2 months ago

Norwegian Refugee Council

This is an exciting opportunity to enhance NRC’s public presence and engage with the public in Sweden through media and NRC digital channels. You will be responsible for externally reporting on the results of projects funded by the Swedish public. Additionally, you will collaborate with the Operational Manager of NRC Sweden and the rest of the NRC Sweden administration team on legal, financial, and administrative tasks as needed.

What we are looking for:

We are seeking someone with a background in communication and/or media, who is interested in working in the non-profit sector and who speaks English and Swedish fluently. You need to be especially skilled at Swedish in spoken and written form, and you are confident in engaging with the media. It is advantageous to have previous experience of working for a humanitarian organisation.

This is a full-time position for 12 months with possibility of extension.

What you will do:

Some of your specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement strategies for increased presence in Sweden on displacement crisis and the work of NRC.
  • In coordination with the global media team, pitch story ideas, hooks and media products to Swedish media. Develop and nurture media contacts, coordinate and manage interviews.
  • Act as a spokesperson for NRC Sweden in written and broadcast media interviews.
  • Translate and adapt NRC media and communication products and make it relevant to the Swedish audiences e.g. press releases, statements, talking points, articles.
  • Plan, create and edit communication products for NRC Sweden digital platforms and channels to create engagement and acquire leads for NRC fundraising, aligning with lead generating strategy for global markets.
  • Responsible for day-to-day communication with target audiences on social media (community management).
  • Responsible for developing templates for grant reporting in cooperation with Field Operations.
  • Responsible for developing reports on project funded by NRC Sweden to external stakeholders according to requirements set by relevant stakeholders like Giva Sverige.

Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position.

What you will bring:

  • Higher education, minimum bachelor’s degree level from media/ communications, or relevant work experience.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience of communication/ media work.
  • Communication skills and ability to represent the foundation to different internal and external stakeholders.
  • Based in Sweden with Swedish BankID.
  • Structured worker, understanding of legal and financial matters, and how a non-profit works.
  • Ability to work with partners and authorities such as the Swedish fundraising Control, auditors, and other institutional framework.
  • Experience from and an interest in the humanitarian field.
  • Fluency in Swedish and English, both written and verbal.
  • Good presentation and representation skills.

What we offer:

  • Duty station: Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Contract: National Temporary, 12 months contract with the possibility of extension.
  • Salary/benefits: Grade 8 on NRC’s regional salary scale, with accompanying terms and conditions.
  • NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
  • We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process:

  • Internal candidates only: please click on the suitcase icon labelled “I am an employee” to be redirected to NRC’s internal careers site.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.
  • Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.
  • Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.

If you have any questions about this role, [email protected] with the job title as the subject line.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

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Learn more about NRC


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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