Communication Officer

The Leprosy Mission

The Leprosy Mission (TLM) is a UK based international non-government organization active in 34 countries; started its work in Nepal from 1957 with establishment of Anandaban Hospital in Lele, the sourthern part of Lalitpur. However, from 2005 TLM Nepal has been working as independent NGO in partnership with TLM international and the Government of Nepal to provide specialist tertiary care…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 2-5 Years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Sep 19, 2021

Job Description

Duty Station: The Leprosy Mission Nepal / Country Office

Project: FOUND (Fueling Opportunities to end Unemployment for Nepalis with Disability)

Reports to: Knowledge Management Manager

Overall purpose of job:

The communications officer will support our external communications strategy, write, and disseminate publicity material, respond to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate promotional events. The communication officer will lead the Disability Confident Employer Scheme (DCES) which is a USP of the project through with he/she will promote our achievements to wider audiences.

Under the direction of the Knowledge Management Manager (KMM), Communication Officer will implement the following duties:

Key tasks and responsibilities:

Communication (85%)

  • Collaborate with KMM to develop and implement an effective communications (DCES) plan based on our target audience.
  • Independently design, write and distribute English and Nepali promotional materials, newsletters, including publications, website content, and other marketing material that communicates the project’s activities, products, and/or services.
  • Regularly manage and monitor and publish updates in FOUND social media, Facebook, Twitter, linked-in article, Viber community, clubhouse, hashtags #disabilityemployment #inclusiveemployment #DCES, etc.
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Proficiency in design and publishing software.
  • Have good knowledge in video making.
  • Arrange visit plans to interact with employers, journalists, Disability People Organizations (DPOs).
  • Arrange monthly webinars to promote FOUND activities in policymakers, employers, persons with disability.

Required Qualification & Experience

Producing Knowledge (15%)

  • Support KMM in the following areas.
  • Promote FOUND Project’s Inclusive Job Portal www.inclusivejob.com ) and regularly update DCES information in it.
  • Generate databases of employers, media, other stakeholders of all clusters and compile them.
  • Collect feedback and complain of employers, media, other stakeholders.
  • Compile data, identify data errors, cleansing data, and analysis using office excel.

Person Specification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.
  • English to Nepali translation ability will be the plus point.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to visit our website at https://tlmnepal.org/get-involved/#work and submit their application through the online portal. The application deadline is on 27th September 2021, 5:00 pm.

TLM Nepal has a zero-tolerance policy towards any abuse, neglect and exploitation to all people. The post holder should have signed and must comply with all TLMN organizational policies, including the Safeguarding Code of Conduct and the Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy.