Vacancy announcement: Communications and Public Relations Officer (call open until February 26, 2021)


JOB TYPE: permanent, full time

JOB LOCATION: Vilnius, Lithuania

COMPENSATION:  Minimum gross salary is 1700 euro and up depending on qualifications and experience


  • Oversee and implement the organization’s communication.
  • Employ effective communications to support EHRA’s mission delivery and increase the effectiveness of EHRA’s advocacy and technical support.
  • Lead the implementation of a comprehensive communication plan to support EHRA’s strategic objectives, program delivery, branding and organizational development.
  • Coordinate EHRA’s key messaging/communications products and communications channels (website, listserv, social media etc.).
  • Develop and maintain relations with media to ensure EHRA’s presence in media and coverage of key harm reduction and human rights issues.


  • Degree in Communications, Marketing or or a related field.
  • Experience of media content development (written article, video product, PR products);
  • Experience and skills in organizing regional or national media/public awareness or issue-based campaign through different media.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including media relations, briefings, meeting facilitation and presentations.
  • Working experience in a similar position in international environment.
  • English and Russian language speaking and writing skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Flexibility, adaptability and a commitment to work within an international team.
  • Excellent computer skills, PowerPoint (video production and editing is an asset).
  • Understanding of the non-profit/NGO world.
  • Tolerance and comfort working with diverse communities (people who use drugs, sex workers, men who have sex with men, etc.).

Interested candidates should provide:

  • updated CV outlining specific relevant experience and two references.
  • at least three examples of work in communications, PR or marketing OR job portfolio.
  • a short cover letter indicating suitability for the position.

Documents should be sent to: until February 26, 2021.

Download full job description HERE

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.