Full Time or Part Time

Communications Assistant

Job Description


  • Create and distribute content to promote JOSA’s mission, brand, activities, and services/products.
  • Create engaging multimedia content across multiple platforms.
  • Manage and facilitate social media interactions by responding to social media posts and developing discussions.
  • Plan, coordinate, edit, and revise material for publication.
  • Develop blog content, newsletters, and create social media posts.
  • Track analytics and create reports detailing successes and failures of communications campaigns.
  • Work closely with JOSA’s teams to ensure the success of our advocacy and campaigning efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Passionate about JOSA’s mission and values.
  • Extremely strong writing skills in both Arabic and English.
  • Proven success in managing communication campaigns or similar experiences.
  • Experience in graphic design and/or video editing.
  • Knowledge of KDEnlive, Inkscape and/or GIMP is an asset.
  • Able to think creatively.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Knowledge of programming is not required, but highly appreciated.



The Communications Assistant reports to the Communications Officer.



About JOSA

The Jordan Open Source Association (JOSA) is a non-profit organization based in Amman, Jordan.

JOSA’s mission is to promote open source principles for the good of Jordanian society. We believe that information that is non-personal – whether it’s software code, hardware design blueprints, data, network protocols and architecture, content – should be free for everyone to view, use, share, and modify. Our belief also holds that information that is personal should be protected within legal and technological frameworks. Access to the modern Web should likewise remain open.


The JOSA's Robot (JOSABot) has their thumb up and a speech bubble with a heart in it.

JOSA is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability status.




How to apply

To apply, please send an email to jobs [at] josa <dot> ngo with the subject 'Communications Assistant', in the email, please include:

  • A resume/CV.
  • A cover letter, stating why you are a good fit for this position and why you would like to join JOSA.
  • A statement confirming you have read and understand the privacy policy for JOSA.
  • Optionally, if referred by a current JOSA employee or member, please tell us who.


Publish Date

Monday, 14 March 2022


Amman, Jordan


Full Time or Part Time


Public Policy, Advocacy and Communications