ESMES project is looking for a communication manager


Project background and description:

The project is part of the ENI CBC Med Programme ( ), the largest multilateral initiative for cross-border cooperation (CBC) in the Mediterranean area. The Programme is funded by the European Union under the European Neighborhood Instrument (ENI) and managed by the Autonomous Region of Sardinia (Italy).

The general objective of the Programme is to foster fair, equitable and sustainable economic, social, and territorial development, which may advance cross-border integration and valorize participating countries’ territories and values. The strategy is based on the following two overall objectives: Promote economic and social development and address common challenges in the environment.

Energy Smart Mediterranean Schools Network (ESMES) project faces the issues of growing energy demand, fossil fuel dependence and increasing CO2 emissions in the Mediterranean area. Buildings have high energy consumption, causing 36% of CO2 and high economic costs. Intervention in public schools is critical, being a relevant part of building stock with a low/often unknown energy performance.

ESMES will focus on the optimization of energy consumption in public schools through innovative, monitoring-based renewable energy and energy efficiency (REEE) pilot actions and will improve the capacity of 5 public institutions in order to implement innovative energy rehabilitations.

The project is coordinated by Istituto per la Cooperazione Universitaria (ICU) and implemented by partner organizations from 5 Mediterranean countries (Italy, Spain, Tunisia, Lebanon and Jordan).

Duties and Responsibilities:


Support the Project Coordinator in:

  • Daily implementation and monitoring of project activities
  • Coordination and support the communication activities of 5 project partners
  • Social media and website management; regularly update the official ENI CBC MED Program website and social media
  • Participation to Program and project events 
  • Support the PC and partners in the preparation of international events (Tunis and Italy)
  • Support in the draft of the narrative interim reports



  • University degree in Law or Political Science/Media/ Communications, or other related field.
  • 2 year of work experience with international NGOs (preferably EU funded projects) working in the communication department



  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize and stay organized to ensure timely and accurate work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of standard office software, such as MS Office (especially Word and Power Point)
  • Ability to draft reports and analyses and edit results in appropriate format
  • Language requirements: Excellent speaking and written English (knowledge of Italian or French would be an advantage)
  • Flexibility in accepting work assignments
  • Work as part of a team
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills


How to apply: 

By the 10/07/2022, send to the address a UNIQUE PDF document containing:

1. CV in English

2. Motivation letter in English

The subject of the email must be "Communication Manager ESMES | Application for SURNAME NAME".