✫✫ Hot Job @ Practical Action - Bangladesh Coordinator, Communication
Practical Action is a UK based international development organisation works for technology justice and wellbeing to reduce poverty. We work through regional and country offices in Latin America, Africa, and Asia to make a difference in the lives of poor people by transforming the technologies from idea to reality. In Bangladesh, focus of our work is around agriculture, extreme poverty, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, access to markets, water, sanitation and waste management and energy. Our distinctive practical approach includes wellbeing, partnership, specialized knowledge services and policy engagement. Practical Action, Bangladesh Country Office is looking for a competent candidate for the following position who will be reportable to the Head of Policy, Practice and Program. Coordinator Communication: (Position: 1) based in Dhaka. Major responsibilities:
Developing communication strategy for the organisation/programme
Website revamping and updating
Increasing digital visibility of the organisation through active engagement in social media
Media (print and electronic) influence and liaison
SharePoint (intranet) administration and management
Managing design, development and printing of IEC/BCC(Information Education Communication/Behavioural Change Communication) materials includes photographs, video documentaries, edutainments
Organising national level events as per organisational requirement
Contributing to the Global Communication Group.
Required qualification and skill:
Masters in Mass Communications, Social Studies or other relevant fields
At least 5 years working experience of which 3 years in the similar position
Excellent in writing and messaging skill in English and Bangla
Proven experience in planning, executing and managing national level events
Skill in graphic designing includes Photoshop; Illustrator; CorelDraw and video editing, DTP publication
Skill in photography and videography
Experience in administering website and social media sites/ pages
Excellent inter-personal skills
Time management and multi-tasking skills
Please send an application with CV, a recent photograph and two referees. Please mention the position on the top of the envelope. Although Practical Action, Bangladesh is an equal opportunity employer but women candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Its salary structure is consistent with other similar international non-government organization. The application should be sent to the following address by9th August 2015. The Head of Human Resource, Practical Action, Bangladesh, House # 28/A, Road # 5, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205.
Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.