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Public Relations Coordination

The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.

 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 01 February 2021 until 31 December 2021
 Closing Date: 15 Jan 2021


The Goethe-Institut Sudan in Khartoum offers a consultancy contract for Public relations coordination of the Goethe-Institut Sudan as full-time consultancy.

We are looking for a committed consultant to strengthen the team at the Goethe-Institut Sudan in Khartoum as of 01. February 2021 until 31. December 2021.

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Creating overall PR strategy and coordinating all tasks related to press, public relations, visibility and communication (print and online)
  • Managing social media accounts of the Goethe-Institut in collaboration with all departments (German language, cultural programs, information and library services): posting on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube etc. under corporate design guidelines
  • Supervising content creation and creating simple content where necessary (incl. press texts and statements)
  • Coordinating internal communication
  • Creating PR concepts for all departments and projects and coordinating its implementation
  • Coordinating PR campaigns and print products for the Goethe-Institut Sudan
  • Coordinating design tasks for the Goethe-Institut like posters, stickers, invitation cards, outdoor banners, give-aways etc.
  • coordinating the printing process of offline products with responsible staff at the Goethe-Institut Sudan
  • coordinating distribution of offline products and invitations
  • coordinating content with website and newsletter responsible of the Goethe-Institut Sudan
  • coordinating translations, where possible translating simple texts/titles (German, English, Arabic)
  • coordinating documentation of events with service providers and creating and organizing digital visual archive (video and photography)
  • create database of Sudanese and German contacts to traditional press (TV, radio, newspapers), online media, blogs and social media influencers
  • administrative tasks such as monitoring and controlling PR budget, tenders, quoting and other tasks as needed


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • studies in journalism, cultural or communication studies, cultural management, international relations or related studies
  • minimum of two years professional experience in PR coordination
  • experience in writing and editing texts, with social media content as well as picture and video editing
  • excellent communication skills – internally and externally
  • experience and interest in digital communication and innovative formats
  • IT knowledge and interest in learning new IT systems
  • Very good knowledge of Arabic and good knowledge of English; German knowledge is an asset and highly valued
  • Very good management and self-organization, able to work under stress
  • Responsible working style, attention to detail and strategic thinking, creativity and enjoying work in an intercultural team

The remuneration is based in relation to the remuneration scheme of the Goethe-Institut Sudan as well as experience and knowledge of requirements. The position is initially limited until 31.12.2021 with the option of extension.

Please send your application with a letter of motivation and the usual documents (CV, references, etc.) until 15. January 2021 through Sudanjob.net

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