Communication Officer


Job Type

Full Time Contract

Published:

04/02/2018

Address

Kupondole
Patan
Central Development Region
44600
Nepal

Description

Nepal strives to graduate from LDC to middle-income country status in 2030. However, excessive focus of Nepal’s current development paradigm on socio-political empowerment has not yielded the desired economic transformation. Towards achieving the 2030 vision by prioritizing economic empowerment, Daayitwa envisions an enterprising Nepal where every youth has opportunities for a prosperous future and operates three clusters that strive to:

  1. Promote inclusive and enterprise-led economic growth
  2. Strengthen governance of inclusive enterprise ecosystem
  3. Bolster community engagement for enhanced livelihoods


Communications Officer will oversee all internal and external communications functions of the project. The person will play a critical role in the outreach efforts of the project, and carry out daily engagement in building good will of the organization at large. The position will receive supervision from the Project Officer - Yuwa Aaja!

  • Develop and implement communication strategies to increase the outreach and visibility of the project
  • Create contents which includes write ups, stories, press releases, social media posts etc. related to the project
  • Coordinate dissemination of content and official correspondence to the public through relevant media tools
  • Support in conducting translations of all relevant documents (nepali to english and vise versa)
  • Devise social media campaigns for different components of the project and implement them
  • Create and manage documentation and database related to partnership development and external relations Build and strengthen relations with local, national and international media outfits
  • Regularly update content and information on the Daayitwa website
  • Foster dialogue among stakeholders, partners, and beneficiaries of the organization
  • Take on other related duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelors or Masters in Journalism/Communication, Media Studies, or in Social Sciences
  • Strong writing skill is a must
  • Relevant experience of 1-3 years will be a plus point
  • Excellent computer literacy, including proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Wordpress etc.
  • Good knowledge of Photoshop or other Graphical software is desirable
  • Self-starter and team-player with enthusiasm for continuous learning and sharing. Key is growth mindset


Level of Language Proficiency

Nepali, English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


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