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Advocacy, Communication & Documentation Coordinator

Save the Children, Islamabad
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More Jobs From: Social & Development Sector Jobs
Industry: N.G.O./Social Services
Functional Area: Field Operations
Total Position: 1
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Battagram, Pakistan
Gender: Doesn't Matter
Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Experience: 4 Years
Apply By: Jun 15, 2012
Job Posting Date: Jun 8, 2012
   
Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Masters degree in social sciences preferably in mass communications with a minimum of 04-5 years experience in advocacy, communication, publicity and media work.
  • Experience in dealing with media and effective liaison experience with external organizations
  • Excellent communication skills; written and oral; able to write a high quality press release
  • Capable of taking initiatives and ability to work with minimal supervision and according to demanding time frames
  • Commitment to work with and for children; ability to work effectively with young children and proactively involve children in media and communications initiatives i.e. children’s press conferences
  • Proactive, persuasive, and ability to work under stress
  • Good understanding of development issues
  • A high level of creative ability including competence in creative computer applications
  • Proficient in Ms Excel , MS Word, Outlook, creative applications
  • Willingness to travel extensively

Commitment to Save the Children

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Publication

  • Prepare communication material both print and electronic on project results
  • Editing, proof reading and compiling project reports for publication

Communications

  • Assist the COP and SPM in developing and rolling out Communications Strategy for the Battagram program
  • Taking lead developing and promoting internal and external communications to support project objectives, advocacy, organizational learning and visibility.
  • Liaison with Procurement Team for procurement of goods and services required for production of communication material.

Media Relations

  • Supporting the project team in correspondence with the media networks; including leading and supporting in developing key messages for media.
  • Organizing press briefings, where required.
  • Maintaining a record of media coverage.

Advocacy

  • Develop advocacy messages in consultation with thematic team
  • Plan and implement advocacy initiatives of the project as approved by the Director Education.

Capacity building

  • Ensure project implementation and partner staff receive appropriate capacity building support in programme communications

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