Extended deadline: People in Need Moldova is hiring a Communication Assistant



People in Need

Job Title         

Communication Assistant

Duty Station

Chisinau, with periodical field travels throughout Moldova

Application Deadline

20 February 2022

Type of contract

Employment contract; Full time

Education & Work Experience

University degree in PR/Communications or relevant field; At least one year of relevant experience

Required Languages

Romanian, English – advanced level;

Russian – good communication skills

Expected duration of Assignment

Determined period, with possibility of extension



People in Need (PIN) is a Czech non-governmental organization that provides relief aid and development assistance while working to defend human rights and democratic freedom. It is one of the largest relief and development organizations in post-communist Europe and has administered projects in 37 countries over the past 20 years. See here for more information about PIN: www.peopleinneed.net.

From 2009 onwards, PIN has added development programmes to its work in Moldova, building a vision and practices that keep people and communities at the centre of our work. Throughout its presence in the country, PIN has been contributing to the development of following sectors: Sustainable Livelihood and Environment, Social Inclusion and Protection, Good Governance.

Position overview

Purpose & Reporting Structure

The Communication Assistant will provide support to PIN Moldova Communications and Programmes Teams. Editing and writing multi-media materials will be an important part of the role. In this position, the assistant should have an understanding of and interest in research, policy, and social media platforms. S/he should have good communication skills and strong attention to detail. Ultimately, the goal of the Communication Assistant will be to help create effective content and support clear communication of PIN messages across all channels.

Reporting Relationships

The Communication Assistant will work under the primary supervision of the Communication Officer.

Main responsibilities:

  • Creating social media and website content, and supporting in executing social media strategies;
  • Collecting stories, photos and videos covering PIN Moldova activities in coordination with staff (preparing questions for colleagues, taking photos, organizing photo according to agreed structure, preparing best of photos collections);
  • Assisting the Communication Officer in preparing content for posts on PIN Moldova Facebook page;
  • Providing support to Programmes Teams in ensuring donors’ visibility in the field in compliance with donors’ Communication and Visibility guidelines;
  • Contributing to the design of communication materials for PIN, including one-pagers, presentations, reports and promotional materials;
  • Uploading content on PIN Moldova microsite and other platforms, such as Civic.md;
  • Helping with organization of public events (conferences, launching events, etc.);
  • Translating materials from/to English and Romanian, as may be requested.


  • University degree in PR/Communications or relevant field;
  • At least one year of relevant experience;
  • Interest in humanitarian and development projects;
  • Creativity and innovation skills;
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, meeting deadlines;
  • Strong writing, verbal, spelling, grammar, proofreading skills in Romanian and English. Good knowledge of Russian is desired;
  • Skilled and confident user of MS Office applications;
  • Ability to support designing and implementing campaigns;
  • Team work and organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication, networking, and interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledge of graphic design and video making software programmes; Google Apps and Analytics will be an asset.

Application instructions:

Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • Cover Letter (in English);
  • Full CV (in English);
  • Contacts of two references with a possibility of including the supervisor in the most recent work assignment.

The above shall be sent to the following link: https://apply.workable.com/people-in-need-2/j/2928AF10FC/apply/

Deadline for applications: February 20, 2022, by COB. The applicants will be invited for interviews on the rolling basis. Application process might be stopped earlier if a suitable candidate will be identified before the application deadline.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview. No phone calls inquiries allowed. 

By sending their CV and other documents to the aforementioned link the candidate implicitly consents to their personal data appearing in the CV and such other documents being held and processed by PIN exclusively with the view to analysing the candidate’s suitability for the position, and to keeping such data in our files for a reasonable period of time in accordance with the PIN's Data Protection Policy. The candidate can revoke such consent anytime by sending an according notice. Kindly refrain from including any special personal data, whose processing, as per applicable law, requires the express written consent of the subject of such data.

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