Communications Coordinator

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
Location: Based in Kathmandu with occasional field visits
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-12-21 Deadline: 2017-01-02
Job Description

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR -1
Under the supervision of the IFES Nepal Senior Public Information Officer, the Communication Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support the preparation of written reports and presentations on IFES program work such as bi-monthly reports and other periodic publications on program developments.
  • Write event reports by attending IFES and partner events.
  • Provide written translations of basic documents, presentations, or news articles from English to Nepali and Nepali to English.
  • Assist the management of training logistics related to material development, ensuring all trainers have the required materials for the delivery of the training.
  • In coordination with the IFES Media and Communications Officer. Promote IFES social media initiatives.
  • Assist the Senior Public Information Officer in designing, implementing and monitoring IFES Nepal's support in the area of civic, voter and electoral outreach including development of products such as posters, leaflets, radio and television PSAs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor level qualification in relevant field.
  • 3-5 years of demonstrable and relevant experience in journalism, communications, or social media.
  • Fluency in English and Nepali, both written and verbal; ability to type in Nepali strongly preferred.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point etc).
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills,
  • Detailed oriented and organized,
  • Collaborative, team oriented individual who is willing and capable of working independently where necessary.
  • Ability to prioritize, take direction, and handle varied tasks within deadlines

Apply Instructions

Selected candidates will be offered a five-month full-time consultancy contract with the possibility to extend as a full-time staff. 

Interested candidates are requested to send their application and an updated CV, with 2 references to:  ifesnepalvacancy@gmail.com mentioning the position title in the subject line of the email. The application deadline is 4:00 PM, January 2, 2017. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview and written test. 

Undue influence at any stage of the processes will lead to automatic disqualification. 

People with disability, women and candidates from marginalized groups are highly encouraged to apply

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Lazimpat Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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