Media Analyst

International Committee of Red Cross - Maadi, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
In Consideration
Not Selected
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

About this Company

Based in Geneva, established in 1863, the ICRC operates worldwide, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war.

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