National Communications Officer

Job Description

Title: National Communications Officer

Company Name: International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ University degree, preferably in Marketing, Business Administration, Political or Social Science,
∎ English, Mass Communications, Journalism or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Job Context:
∎ Reference Code: SVN-12/2023/S - BD1
∎ Classification: NO-A (UN Salary Scale)
∎ Estimated Starting Date: As soon as possible
∎ Unit: Mission Support Unit Type of Appointment: Special Short Term (Initially 06 Months with possibility of extension)
∎ General Functions:
∎ Under the direct supervision of the Mission Support Unit Head and overall supervision of the Deputy Chief of Mission - Development (DCoM) of IOM Bangladesh the incumbent will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and monitoring the media and communications activities of the mission.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Plan and implement visibility and communications activities for the mission according to the
∎ organization's branding guidelines.
∎ Provide written analyses and inputs for the development of internal Communications for
∎ Development (C4D) and Public Information (PI) capacity and provide basic technical guidance to external counterparts as required. Design and implement integrated communication campaigns, events, workshops, seminars of different scales.
∎ Support in designing effective behavioral change communication (BCC) campaigns, in close
∎ coordination with project colleagues.
∎ Collect PI materials (photographs, videos, migrant stories) that highlight the actions and results of the mission. Develop media-orientated information and communication products.
∎ Prepare press releases, press briefing notes, newsletters, speeches, flash updates and other mediafocused materials.
∎ Participate in stakeholder mapping and analysis to identify influencers and opinion leaders in
∎ society - including among the returnees. Recommend appropriate information and communication
∎ materials for use in different platforms to different project teams.
∎ Liaise with media practitioners for coordinating media coverage of all important events.
∎ Plan and coordinate to ensure smooth operations of Digital Media platforms. Collect, collate and update project information for on-line publication, including the mission's social media platforms.
∎ Liaise with relevant IOM Regional Offices and Headquarters, in relation to the Mission's PI activities. Coordinate final review, editing and formatting for all Mission publications, in liaison with HQ PUB and/or local editors and publishers.
∎ Perform any other tasks that may be assigned by the supervisor

Additional Requirements:
∎ Two years of relevant work experience in Communication, Journalism, or International Relations/ Development, Marketing
∎ Experience working for an international organization (such as the UN), preferred.
∎ Excellent writing and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to
∎ write clearly and accurately.
∎ Diplomatic, eloquent, composed, and coherent presentation in verbal and written public
∎ communication.
∎ Strong analytical skills and ability to develop visual representation.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 25 Jan 2023

Company Information:
∎ 14 Jan 2023
∎ International Organization for Migration (IOM)
∎ Business : Inter-Governmental Agency and Specialized Agency to the United Nations

Category: NGO/Development


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