Contest for the position of Communications Expert

East Europe Foundation is looking for a Communications Expert to work closely with the Ministry of Digital Transformation within the USAID/UK aid project TAPAS. 

  • Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Application Deadline: April 14, 2023
  • Contract type: short-term contract for 6 months with a possibility of extension


We are looking for those who dream of communicating about the digital transformation of Ukraine. The work involves close cooperation with the Ministry of Digital Transformation and international partners. The main focus of the work will be regular communication about the open data sphere.


  • Develop and implement a communication strategy for the open data sphere;
  • Cooperate with the mass media: generate information occasions, prepare press materials (press releases, author’s columns, interviews, etc.), develop ideas for special projects and implement them;
  • Analyze the effectiveness of communication channels;
  • Contribute to annual work plans and program monitoring, evaluation, and reporting, ensure timely and accurate information provided;
  • Cooperate effectively with external contractors (designers, printers, translators): preparation of technical tasks, implementation control;
  • Participate in the preparation and holding of public events;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of communication activities;
  • Coordinate communication activities of partners implementing the Fund’s programs and consulting partners regarding their communication activities;
  • Perform other tasks as envisaged by the annual work plan of the EEF programs/projects;
  • Interact closely with project managers at all stages of project preparation and implementation.


  • Experience as a communication manager, PR manager from 2 years;
  • Knowledge in creating and implementing communication strategies;
  • Understanding of SMM and digital marketing;
  • Experience in working with mass media;
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, international relations, or a related field;
  • Excellent speaking, writing, editing, reporting and other communication skills in English and Ukrainian;
  • Prior experience in cooperation with government institutions, and international projects of material and technical assistance. Also, understanding the social and political situation in Ukraine and digitalization.

What we offer the candidate:

  • Full-time job.
  • Professional development and training in the best communication practices of the Ministry of Digital Transformation.
  • Market salary, the level of which will be determined by the results of the interview.
  • Cosy office in the centre of Kyiv.

East Europe Foundation (EEF) is a Ukrainian charitable organisation based in Kyiv, whose mission is to transform Ukraine into a state that serves people. Since 2008 EEF has invested more than $30 million in development projects, including over $7 million through more than 400 grants for local NGOs. EEF implements economic and social development programs with the support of international donors, local authorities, and Ukrainian and international companies operating in Ukraine.


Please send your portfolio (with your case studies, publications links and at least 1 press release) and CV to with the Communications Expert in the email’s subject line. Only selected candidates will be contacted. No phone inquiries, please.