GIZ Kosovo: Slobodno radno mesto – službenik za komunikacije



As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. It provides viable, forward looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis. For more information about GIZ see:


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,

offers a position for its Country Office Pristina for a:


Communication Officer (PR Professional)


Overall purpose of the assignment:

The Communication Officer will support the GIZ Country Office in Pristina, including its bilateral and regional projects, in their (internal and external) communication.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • implementing standards and guidelines for GIZ communication work
  • supporting the Country Director with strategic orientation of communication in the country
  • planning and management of communication activities on Country level
  • providing support for media and public outreach of various project results
  • writing and sending out press releases to national media distributors
  • advising and assuring quality of communication work on project level


Qualifications and experience sought:

  • University degree in the field of Communication, Journalism, Marketing, or related discipline that is relevant to accomplish the tasks
  • at least 5 years’ professional experience in the field of communication (media and PR work, journalism, internal communication or similar)
  • very good knowledge of English; knowledge in German is an added value
  • experience with media production
  • knowledge of DTP or graphics applications – basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop is an asset
  • editorial experience, experience in writing articles and press releases (evidenced e.g. by work samples)
  • very good working knowledge of ICT technologies and computer applications
  • excellent team-working and communication skills


Additional information:

  • The office is based in Pristina.
  • Option of part time employment can be discussed.


Interested candidates are invited to submit their electronic application in English language consisting of a letter of motivation, CV in the latest Europass format, diploma(s), references/recommendations, certificates to Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Subject of the email:  Application for Communication Officer


Deadline for the application:  31.10.2018, 16.00h



"This project was funded through a U.S. Embassy, Pristina grant.  The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the Author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of State."

"Ky projekt u financua përmes grantit të Ambasadës Amerikane në Prishtinë. Mendimet, përfundimet dhe konkludimet apo rekomandimet e shprehura këtu janë të Autorit(ëve) dhe jo medoemos pasqyrojnë qëndrimet e Departamentit të Shtetit."

“Ovaj projekat je finansiran preko granta Američke Ambasade u Pristini. Mišljenja, stavovi i zaključci ili preporuke sadrzane ovde pripadaju autoru(ima) i ne izrazavaju neophodno stavove State Departmenta."