Communications Officer

Practical Action
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-11-05 Deadline: 2015-11-20
  • Location : Kathmandu Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Practical Action is an INGO which aims to reduce poverty through wider use of appropriate technologies in developing countries. It works in more than 45 countries through its offices in Bangladesh, Bolivia, India, Kenya, Nepal, Peru, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Zimbabwe.

Practical Action seeks to recruit a Communications Officer to be based in its Regional Office in Kathmandu. The incumbent will work under the Programme Funding and Communication Unit and report to the Head of Unit. S/he should have minimum Bachelor’s degree in any discipline preferably in communications related subject with at least three years of experience in communication materials design, production and content preparation with strong command of English language.  Knowledge of audio visual production, Nepali language editing, graphic design/ layout and web content generation will be an advantage.

S/he will be responsible for strengthening the communications component of the projects, managing the production of communication materials, media relations and online communications of the organisation. 

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Apply Instructions

Interested candidates fulfilling the requirements are requested to submit the duly filled application form and a cover letter by 19 November 2015 to stating the position applied for in the subject line. The application form can be downloaded from the tab next to this. 

Female candidates and candidates from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

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Organization Summary

Practical Action is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries.Practical Action is a registered charity in the UK and a company limited by guarantee, under the direction of a Board of Trustees. The senior management team, which has executive responsibilities, is called the Strategy Leadership Team (SLT) and it comprises the Chief Executive and twelve Directors, including seven Country and Regional Directors.

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