Communications Specialist (Contractual); Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme

Job Description

Title: Communications Specialist (Contractual); Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme

Company Name: BRAC.

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master's degree in Media and Communication, Journalism, Statistics, Marketing, Literature, Public Relations, Development Studies from any recognised university with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations. Field of study can be compromised for the experienced candidate.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ BRAC is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.
∎ Working at BRAC is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.
∎ Purpose: As part of the HCMP Communications team, this position provides technical support to assigned Sectors/Programmes related to communications and branding through content development, media engagement and community engagement in the humanitarian context. This position also ensures BRAC`s presence and visibility in the respective Sectors/Programmes in collaboration with relevant government stakeholders, partners, donors, and media.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Plan and produce communications materials on a regular basis for the HCMP programme.
∎ Ensure that agreed key messages are used consistently in all communications by assigned Sectors/ Programmes, and are in line with BRAC's core values and central messaging format.
∎ Ensure quality content development (photos, videos, graphics designs, human interest stories etc.) following BRAC brand guidelines.
∎ Develop communications product ideas for best representing the Sectors/ Programmes among key stakeholders.
∎ Support Sectors/Programmes with writing and editing.
∎ Closely work with other communication focal persons in the Sectors/ Programmes for responding to programme needs on time and as per requirement.
∎ Work with media team to maximise exposure in external media including print, electronic and new media as per defined targets.
∎ Coordinate with Sectors/ Programmes for collecting reports, photographs, videos, human interest stories etc.
∎ Provide support for preparing communications budget, tracking progress of budget spending and procurement process.
∎ Write creative pieces/ blogs/ articles on BRAC and external digital platforms.
∎ Provide support in regularly updating HCMP website with content, photos, videos etc.
∎ Share data, statistics, case stories on BRAC media outlets/communications platforms and social media and contribute to the global agenda as appropriate.
∎ Support the branding, campaign and communications initiatives of BRAC as required.
∎ Search for award opportunities and prepare submissions.
∎ Safeguarding
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme's goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so

Additional Requirements:
∎ Minimum 2 years of experience in development communications/ journalism is required.
∎ KNOWLEDGE: BRAC's values and mission, development sector, global development scenario to identify funding trends, contemporary communication practices and platforms, media engagement
∎ SKILLS: Visual content development, designs creative writing, blogging, visual storytelling, strategic communication, relationship building, event management, social media, public speaking
∎ COMPETENCIES: Facilitating group meetings, developing work and project plans, setting priorities, meeting deadlines

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ As per organisation policy

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 12 Oct 2022

Company Information:
∎ 2 Oct 2022
∎ BRAC.
∎ Business : brac is an international development organisation founded in Bangladesh that partners with over 100 million people living with inequality and poverty globally to create sustainable opportunities to realise potential.
Working at brac is not like any other job. It is a platform where you can bring about real change for people who need it the most. We are not just dreaming of a better world, we are building it. Join us to find the way.

Category: NGO/Development

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