• Job Vacancy – Administration & PR Officer

    Vacancy details:


    •Announcement Date:18.02.2015

    •Vacancy Code: CMB/VA/2015-01-APRO

    •Post Title: Administration & PR Officer

    •Duty Station: Mitrovica South and North

    •Duration: 20 Months

    •Working time: Full Time (40 hours/week)

    •Closing Date: 28.02.2015


    General Background:


    Community Building Mitrovica (CBM) is a local Non Governmental Organization (NGO), active since March 2001 in Mitrovica region covering the six municipalities such as Mitrovica (Northern and Southern part, Vushtrri/Vucitrn, Skenderaj/Srbica, Leposaviq/Leposavic, ZubinPotok/ZubinPotok and Zveqan/Zvecan.


    The overall aim of CBM is to facilitate contact and dialogue between citizens in the whole of the Mitrovica municipality. The staffs consists of devoted citizens – both Serbs and Albanians – who grew up in this region and want to restore the previous confidence and even friendship that war and politics have destroyed. By supporting many concrete projects which address the direct needs of the local communities, CBM contributes in a modest way to this aim.


    Job description:


    •Liaison with NGOs, donors, government agencies, and other, as appropriate

    •Prepare aricles to be published on CBM’s website

    •Create, maintain and update information on CBM’s Facebook profile

    •Maintain good inter-team communications engender good team dynamics, and take suitable action when problems occur

    •Planning, developing and implementing PR strategies

    •Produce, press releases, statements, invitation letters, cover letters, and other, as appropriate

    •Public appearance on press conferences and in media 

    •Manage filing, storage and security of various project documents 

    •Respond to inquiries

    •Administer various project contracts

    •Taking minutes

    •Organizing office layout and maintaining supplies of stationery and equipment

    •Ensure up-to-date dissemination listings are maintained

    •Participate in and provide support to formal information systems implemented at organizational level and project levels.

    •Maintain print and electronic library resources and ensure their accessibility to staff including managed circulations of incoming reports, publications, periodicals etc

    •Assist in preparation of various project reports, as appropriate

    •Perform other related duties as required




    •Bachelor degree in management or Public Relation

    •3 years of experience in public relations and administration required

    •Proven track record in designing and executing successful public relations

    •Strong relationships with both local and national NGO’s

    •Exceptional writing and editing skills

    •Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc

    •Honest, flexible and able to work in a team.

    •Capacity to finish work independently and promptly on time required

    •Profiency in English language and Albanian and/or Serbian is required



    Submission of Applications 


    All interested candidates are required to submit their Cover Letter and CV to Community Building Mitrovica, via email (info@cbmitrovica.org). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Please include at least three references in your CV. 


    The deadline for application is 28th February 2015.


Meeting with the Mayor of Mitrovica South Municipality




The project "My Need My Decision" implemented by CBM in partnership with CRYM which is going to be developed in whole Mitrovica region has gained the support of the Mayor of Mitrovica South Municipality. In the meeting held on 10.02.2015, Mayor of Mitrovica South Municipality gave his full support to the project which is going to monitor the participation in the decision making process of the Civil Society Organizations from the Mitrovica region. The Mayor highlighted that this project will be a helping hand to the municipality to increase the transparency and accountability and also on delivering better services to the citizens.Also he expressed his regards to the CBM for the work that this organization is doing in Mitrovica region.

Training on monitoring local institutions, lobbying and advocacy held in Suva Reka/Suhareka!

CBM and CRYM organized four day training on monitoring local institutions, lobbying and advocacy in Suva Reka/Suhareka from 8th till 11th of December, within the project “Civil Society is watching you, demand for accountability and transparency on local level”. 21 CSOs form Mitrovica north and south as well as from the region participated in the training and had the opportunity to learn and implement the knowledge about how to monitor local institutions, report and how to lobby and advocate on an important topic.


Participants showed great interest for the topics and training, and were eager to learn mechanisms and tools for monitoring local institutions, and most importantly giving their own inputs and ideas for possible future initiatives.