Assistant Coordinator (Event & Advocacy Communication)

Job Description

Title: Assistant Coordinator (Event & Advocacy Communication)


Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ A Master’s degree with Honours in Mass communication & Journalism, Development Studies, English, International Relations, Social Sciences, or any other relevant field from a recognised university with minimum second Class/Division or equivalent CGPA in all academic records.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 4 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Design, implement and monitor outreach and communication activities such as, youth engagement programmes including but not limited to debates and cartoon competitions, press conferences, roundtable discussions, seminars, Investigative Journalism Awards, and trainings.
∎ Disseminate research reports, policy papers/briefs and relevant advocacy and communication materials to key stakeholders like, ministries, government/ autonomous bodies, etc.
∎ Liaise with the Cabinet division, Anti-Corruption Commission, Information Commission, and other relevant government bodies/ organizations to implement regular campaign plans and joint initiatives.
∎ Establish communication links with key policymakers/with their offices to organize advocacy meetings, consultations, etc.
∎ Develop, manage, and update a resource pool of experts and media list for various activities.
∎ Plan and implement the celebration and campaign strategy for various national level events, e.g., IACD, IWD, IMLD, IYD etc.
∎ Manage networking and partnership activities. Explore avenues to foster strategic partnership with authorities/ entities/ organizations, etc.
∎ Collaborate with audio visual and graphics team members to develop data driven video/ contents/ IEC materials and promote advocacy success stories.
∎ Prepare periodic plans of work, monitor the budget and expenses of programme events/activities and draft periodic reports (Donor/ NGOAB/IC/SDG etc.).
∎ Provide support to administrative and logistical activities of the division.
∎ Perform any other task(s) assigned by the organisation.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 4 years of relevant experience in development organisation/NGO/ not-for profit/media.
∎ Outstanding written communication and presentation skills with special attention to detail, accuracy, and audience.
∎ Strong time management with ability to prioritise complex and at times competing goals.
∎ Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint); Google applications (Gmail, Hangout, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms); and Adobe applications (Acrobat Pro).
∎ Ability to conduct research, analyse, and summarise findings.
∎ Ability to exercise restraint and discretion in matters that are confidential or otherwise sensitive.
∎ Ability to work independently and collaboratively with enthusiasm and self-motivation to meet the needs of the division.
∎ Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
∎ Experience in engaging with and maintaining relationship with elected officials, key stakeholders, community leaders and progressive coalitions.
∎ Experience in managing campaigns and programme budgets.
∎ Understanding of or experience in engaging in the legislative process shall be an added advantage.
∎ Experience in engaging in issue-based advocacy engaging people living in poverty and exclusion, ethnic minorities, or language minorities and grassroots lobbying shall be an added advantage.
∎ Ability to work in a team and openness to constructive feedback.
∎ Experience working remotely with other teams across the organisation.
∎ Skills of public speaking and on-the-record.
∎ Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
∎ Strong organisational and time management skills and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
∎ Ability to work flexible hours, including early mornings, nights, and weekends, as required to cover assignments.
∎ Self-motivation and orientation towards set goals, demonstrating accountability, initiative, creativity and focus in a rapidly changing and intellectually stimulating environment.
∎ Ability to thrive in a collaborative work environment, and to address/solve problems creatively and jointly, as appropriate.

∎ Gross Salary 90,754.00 BDT

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Medical allowance, Provident fund, Insurance, Gratuity
∎ Salary Review: Yearly
∎ Festival Bonus: 2

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 28 May 2022

Company Information:
∎ 12 May 2022
∎ Address : MIDAS Centre (4th & 5th floors) House # 05, Road # 16 (New) 27 (Old) Dhanmondi, Dhaka- 1209
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Development organization

Category: Media/Advertisement/Event Mgt.

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