Deputy Manager, Communications and Knowledge Management, (Contractual) Urban Development Programme

Job Description

Title: Deputy Manager, Communications and Knowledge Management, (Contractual) Urban Development Programme

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters preferably in Journalism and Mass Communications/ Media Studies / English/ Business Studies from any recognised university/ institution with minimum 2nd division/ class or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in all academic examinations.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Develop annual communication plan for UDP
∎ Manage, design, production and circulation of newsletter, IEC and BCC materials, and all other communications/ promotional materials of UDP
∎ Assist in the design, production and dissemination of knowledge materials
∎ Act as the communication focal point of UDP and maintain close communication with BRAC communications for sharing UDP updates
∎ Write and edit content for communications materials including op­eds, blog articles, press releases, event reports, website content, etc.
∎ Maintain thorough documentation of different projects/components related activities of UDP including audio-­visual documentation.
∎ Take initiatives for promoting visibility of the programme at local and national levels.
∎ Update information/content under the UDP section on BRAC website.
∎ Organize seminars, workshops, roundtables, conference and other events as per need of the programme.
∎ Network and liaise with relevant stakeholders including journalists and media professionals for increasing programme visibility at the national and international level.
∎ 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 3 years' experience in a national or international development organization is required
∎ Have knowledge on IEC and BCC material development
∎ Have knowledge on social communication theories, communication tools, social media, current national and global development trends related to urban poverty and urban development, women empowerment, SDGs.
∎ Have skills on DTP software applications including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
∎ Excellent communication skills, both oral and writer, in Bangla and English
∎ Have skills on report writing
∎ Have to be creative; result oriented; self-motivated; ability to plan and manage work independently; commitment to learning, ability to adapt to change

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus, Health and Life Insurance and others

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 Jun 2021

Company Information:
∎ 8 Jun 2021
∎ Business : BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 12 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

Category: NGO/Development