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Media Monitoring Assistant


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
Local Contracted
Field of expertise
Media Affairs
Number of posts
Duty station
Prishtine / Pristina
Date of entry on duty
Date of issue

Tasks and Responsibilities








Under the direct supervision of the Spokesperson, the incumbent performs the following duties:



1. Independently produces written summaries of current local news stories from both print and broadcast media for the Head of Mission (HoM) and other internal and external subscribers;

2. Provides written summaries and oral briefings on the morning new items to the Spokesperson when required;

3. Translates in three languages, analyses and reports on news items that may be of importance to the Mission including specific televised debates, editorials, commentaries, news features and interviews; 

4. Produces analysis of media reporting on specific issues of importance for the Mission (political processes or major events);  

5. Performs other duties as assigned.  





Necessary Qualifications








-Completed secondary education supplemented by formal studies in journalism or languages 

-At least 4 years of work experience in a media organization, Newspaper, Radio, TV or as a translator

-Good knowledge of the current political environment in Kosovo and the region

-Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications

-Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, Albanian and Serbian in addition to local language

-Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds


-Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities




Required competencies








Core values

  • Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
  • Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
  • Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
  • Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work



Core competencies

  • Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
  • Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
  • Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
  • Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
  • Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
  • Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances



Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)

  • Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
  • Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
  • Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities




Remuneration Package








Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 978.08 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the OSCE Group Insurance Plan (Health, Life, Accidental Disability and Temporary Incapacity Insurance) and the OSCE Provident Fund.


Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. At the discretion of the appointing authority a higher step may be

approved up to a maximum of step 3 subject to specific conditions.




How To Apply








For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link. In case of technical difficulties with the online application, applicants may use the OSCE offline application form, which can be downloaded from “Links/ Off-line application form” on the same page, and send it by e-mail to with vacancy number quoted in the title. Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.



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