Samar M. Salma

  Media Officer/ Writer   

 

Volunteering: 

Volunteered in Idomeni Transit Camp on the Greek/ Macedonian Border, January, 2016.
I assisted the operating NGOs, Refugees, and Border Police. 

Languages:

  • Fluent in Arabic & English.
  • Working Knowledge in Hebrew.

Miscellaneous:

  • Trained in Communications & Public Diplomacy, the Hague.
  • Trained in using English for Journalism, "University of Pennsylvenia".
  • Trained in Simultaneous & Consecutive Translation between Arabic and English "Talal Abu Ghazaleh".
  • Photography.
  • Wilderness First Aid training by "SOLO". 
  • International Driving license for manual transmission vehicles.
  
Hobbies:

I am an avid traveler and very passionate about travel writing/ blogging. 

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  ABOUT 

I am a Media Officer/ Writer specializing in humanitarian and environmental affairs mainly in conflict zones.

Working Experience:
  
I have worked as a Media Officer for an environmental peacebuilding NGO guiding local and international media outlets and delegates in the Middle East. 

My duties also included photography, writing Press Releases, News Pieces, Blogs, Features, Reports, conducting interviews, and acting as a spokesperson for the NGO. 
 
Then, I worked as an International Marketing, PR and Media Manager in charge of opening markets in the CIS countries, the Balkans, the Stans, the Far East & Europe.
 
I also filled the position of Press, Political, and Cultural Affairs Officer for the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Jordan. 
  
My duties included building a Public Diplomacy/ Communication Strategy for the mission.
Gathering information, providing briefings on political and economic developments. Drafting reports, speeches, press briefs, media analysis and maintaining contacts with the media, representative in public events. 


Education:


- Master’s degree holder in English Language and Literature; Thesis Track "Jordanian University". 


- Diploma in Media & Business Writing. "Penn Foster Career School".