Communications Officer – TRIAL International Office in Sarajevo (BiH)


TRIAL International is a non-governmental organization fighting impunity for international crimes and supporting victims in their quest for justice. The organization is currently looking for a Communications Officer to join its team in Sarajevo (BiH).



As Communication Officer, the candidate will be in charge of the following tasks:

Editorial tasks

  • Writing, editing and creating content for website and social networks (Facebook and Twitter);
  • Coordinating the production of publications (editing, proofreading, design, printing and distribution), as well as video content (design, texts, translation and other video-related production tasks);
  • Translating various documents (legal and non-legal) relevant to the work of the organization;
  • Maintaining various communication, legal and administrative databases;
  • Perform other relevant tasks when necessary

Media and public relations

  • Writing media statements and press releases and maintaining relations with media and other relevant actors;
  • Maintaining correspondence with domestic and international institutions, non-governmental organizations;
  • Organizing conferences, workshops and other events
  • Presenting the work of the organization to various actors, at meetings and other events, inside and outside of the country;

Strategic planning

  • Developing and implementing a communication strategy jointly with rest of the team to promote the activities of the organization;
  • Assisting in the preparation of project proposals and strategic plans required for TRIAL International’s work, in collaboration with other team members;

Research and analysis

  • Conduct research and analysis in collaboration with the rest of the team on various issues of relevance to the work of TRIAL International / the BiH office;



  • Education: BA in Social Sciences or other relevant subject (MA is an asset); knowledge of the human rights protection mechanisms, transitional justice and (international) criminal law will be considered as advantage;
  • Work experience: A minimum of 2 years of professional experience relevant to the position;
  • Languages: Native in one of the official languages in BiH and excellent command of English (oral and written);
  • Other: Strong writing skills and demonstrated commitment and dedication to human rights.



If you are interested in this position, apply by 21th January 2020, by sending necessary documents to the e-mail address: titled “Application for Communications Officer”.

  • Motivational letter;
  • CV;
  • A brief writing sample which demonstrates applicant’s skills (article, academic paper, policy brief or memo, news article, blog post or web content).

Only complete applications will be reviewed and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information, visit TRIAL International website at: and, and FB page.

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