Communication Expert (ASTHA Project)

Job Description

Title: Communication Expert (ASTHA Project)

Company Name: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters in Journalism/Mass communication, Gender and Development, Public Relations/ Social Science with good academic record.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 3 to 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) is currently looking for a Communication Expert for the `ASTHA - Strengthening Access to Multi-sectoral Public Services for GBV Survivors in Bangladesh` project. ASTHA is working to support and connect GBV survivors to multi-sectoral public services by contributing its two outcomes: 1) increases access to multi-sectoral response for survivors of GBV and 2) increased positive attitudes among community members about harmful gender norms and behaviors that perpetuate violence. ASTHA is funded by the Embassy of The Netherlands, implemented by ASK and UNFPA through involving the partner organization working in the local level.
∎ Location: Based in Dhaka ASK office with extensive field visit in the project districts, Upazilas and Unions

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Develop awareness and promotional product like handout, leaflet, IEC, BCC materials, banner for community and different stakeholders on Gender, Gender Based Violence, multi-sectoral service etc.
∎ Work to promote the ASTHA project success, positive changes, stories of multi-sectoral response in organization web site, print and electronic media
∎ Editing, proofreading and designing the project related different document using gender friendly lens and user friendly way
∎ Identifying press opportunities and developing content to be disseminated via social media, websites, newsletters, press releases and any other distribution channels
∎ Building rapport with the media at national and local level, support local partner organizations to mobilize local media
∎ Support M&E Expert of ASTHA for document lesson learnt, challenges and best practices of project and different stakeholders through visiting project areas.
∎ Perform any other tasks that may be assigned by the supervisor;
∎ Keep senior management informed with detailed and accurate reports or presentations;
∎ Reported to Team Leader- ASTHA, ASK

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age 40 to 45 years
∎ Should have at least 3-5 years' experience.
∎ Good understanding on social and cultural country context, gender norms and practices, gender based violence, multi-sectoral public services etc.
∎ The applicants should have experience in the area of NGO sectors and in similar position.
∎ Good working relationship and networking with print and electronic media
∎ Experience to prepare gender related different flash card, panaplex, brochure, IEC/BCC materials and media mobilization
∎ Applicant should have good computer knowledge especially in Microsoft Word, MS Excel, Illustrator, Graphics design and MS PowerPoint.
∎ Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media

∎ Gross salary BDT 60,000 and other benefits will be as per ASK policy.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 9 Aug 2021

Company Information:
∎ 3 Aug 2021
∎ Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)
∎ Business : Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK), a national legal aid and human rights organization, was established in 1986. Over the last thirty years ASK has evolved a comprehensive approach to the promotion and protection of legal and human rights. Its strategies promote human rights awareness and community activism; offer legal aid through mediation and litigation, while clients are given psycho-social counseling; investigations into human rights violations and their documentation are supplemented by research which together lead to media campaigns to defend human rights, and public interest litigation for law and policy reform. Being committed to attaining gender equality at every sphere of life, ASK’s activities have special focus on women but providing legal aid to victims/survivors of arbitrary arrest, preventive detention and taking stand against unlawful evictions, extra judicial killings, torture and death in custody, condition of the prisoners and interests of the religious and ethnic minorities very much are its concerns. ASK?s advocacy is carried out both at the national level and international level. ASK’s publication are an important means of disseminating information and knowledge.

For more information about ASK and what we do visit our website at

Category: NGO/Development