Communication Officer

Association of International NGOs
Location: Kathmandu with the possibility of limited domestic trave
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-02-24 Deadline: 2016-02-28
Job Description

Report To :

 The Communication Officer will report to the AIN Steering Committee. For day to day activities, s/he will report to and work in close coordination with AIN Secretariat and Communications Working Group.

Summary : 

The Communication Officer will be responsible for planning, development and delivery of AIN’s internal and external communications and contribute to profiling AIN and its member’s work in the country. The officer will also contribute to a mid to long-term communication strategy for AIN by managing the process.

Required Competencies

  • University Degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations; or equivalent professional work experience in the communication area combined with university degree in a related field.
  • At least three years (3 yrs) relevant employment experience with some experience working in the field
  • Demonstrated skill in programme communication and development of information
  • Demonstrable experience in helping to develop and implement communications strategies
  • Good knowledge & experience working with/in media and analytical skills
  • Computer skills including proficiency in at least one publishing software
  •  Excellent written & oral presentation skills & ability to communicate to a variety of audiences.
  • Analytical and conceptual skills to think and plan strategically. Skills and experience in communication programmes, monitoring, review and evaluation.
  • An excellent command of Nepali & English, including Nepali typing

Responsibilities and Expected Outcomes

  • To help in setting a good response mechanism within AIN Secretariat for effectiveness in responding to various media coverage;
  • To assist in developing strategy for proactive communication to help build the image of AIN/INGOs and to facilitate in gradually removing negative perception aboutAIN/INGOs;
  • To co-ordinate the production of internal and external AIN communications, publications and materials, in consultation with AIN Communication Focal Points and the Steering Committee Members (SCM);
  • To undertake a communication assessment and develop and implement AIN’s communication and advocacy strategy in consultation with the AIN SC and its communication focal points;
  • To share and explore communication processes to profile AIN;
  • To liaise with the media to profile AIN, write and circulate press releases and undertake media advocacy
  • To prepare annual reports, write external and internal reports;
  • Assist in security related communication for AIN;
  • To take overall responsibility for video, print, web & e-communications, working to develop quality outputs designed to achieve visibility & AIN’s communications objectives; and
  • To carry out any other duties for effectiveness in AIN communication

Apply Instructions

How to apply: Applicants should send their CV together with the names and contact details of two references, a short paper (500 words) on how they propose to implement AIN Communication Action Plan and its objectives based on above background and job description.

Applications could be sent through email:

Application deadline: 28 February 2016. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for test and interviews.

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. 

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Organization Summary

The Association of International NGOs (AIN), formed by INGOs working in Nepal in September 1996, is an important network in the development sector of Nepal as members have been implementing various people-centered development programmes throughout the hills, mountains and Terai areas. 

AIN has come together to promote mutual understanding, exchange information and share experiences and learning of our work in Nepal for more effective collaboration. 

At present the AIN comprises with 125  INGOs, working on a wide-range of issues and sectors to contribute to development efforts in Nepal. 

Recognising the growing need to work in a country afflicted by endemic conflict, AIN is committed to expand its resources on behalf of all disadvantaged people in Nepal, especially those affected by the ongoing struggle. 

Over the years INGOs have played a crucial role as key stakeholders and partners in the development of Nepal and we would like to continue to engage with the Government, donors,various sectors of the civil society, NGOs and poor and excluded people on these issues.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Airport Gate Area Sambhu Marga
Organization Size 1-10
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