Media Analyst

International Committee of Red Cross - Maadi, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 6 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Confidential, 13th Month; Social Insurance; Medical Insurance And Life Insurance
Arabic, English, French
1 open position
About the Job

Main responsibilities:

  • S/he identifies, collects, monitors, tracks, synthesizes and analyses relevant public information, and conversations primarily in relation to the humanitarian situation, the ICRC’s working environment, the organization’s visibility, perception, and reputation; with the ability to compare it to benchmark organizations in both traditional and social Arab media;
  • S/he identifies at an early stage humanitarian risks, issues and trends that might have an impact on the ICRC’s operations, acceptance and reputation;
  • The media analyst carries out in-depth research into pan-Arabic sources of information, contributes to the data extraction ensuring accuracy and performing quality checks;
  • S/he contributes to building and developing the media analysis capacity of colleagues in Arabic-speaking countries; and actively provides advice, feedback...
  • S/he carries out various data entry and analysis tasks including social networks analysis;
  • S/he creates high quality, actionable analysis/reports on a recurring and ad hoc basis based on data, to enable evidence-based decision-making or use of data in daily activities;
  • S/he responds to ad hoc thematic requests with in-depth research on specialized sources and tailor-made reports.
  • S/he formulates recommendations to mitigate risks and seize opportunities regarding media and digital relations.
  • S/he explores and tests new data sources and analytical techniques.
Job Requirements

Selection Criteria:

  • University degree in communication, political science, information sciences, social sciences, international relations or any other relevant field;
  • Minimum six years of professional experience in a similar function, notably media monitoring and data analysis;
  • Egyptian national or resident holding a work permit in Egypt;
  • Experience with a humanitarian organization an asset;
  • Excellent written and spoken Arabic skills; fluent in written and spoken English; French an asset;
  • Very good communicator, excellent analytical and writing skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of the Middle East region, the media and social media landscape including monitoring tools.
  • Data visualization skills (e.g. using Tableau) and experience in data analysis and statistical methods, including social network analysis (e.g Gephi) being strong assets.
  • Ability to adapt to varying workloads and to work under pressure with very short deadlines in a constrained technological environment.

Please submit your application (letter of motivation and CV) no later than 30 June 2019