Communication Specialist – Digital

World Vision International

World Vision is a child-focused relief, development, and advocacy organization that has contributed to the transformation in the lives of millions of children around the world in vulnerable situations. We are driven by Christian values to serve children and families regardless of their religion, age, gender, ethnicity, class, and caste. For more details, please visit https://www.wvi.org/nepal

Job Information

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    Duty Station Lalitpur
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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 : 5+ years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : May 04, 2022

Job Description

World Vision is a child focused relief, development and advocacy organization that has contributed to transformation in the lives of millions of children around the world in vulnerable situations. We are driven by Christian values to serve children and families regardless of their religion, age, gender, ethnicity, class and caste.

Job Purpose

To contribute for strategic engagement to WV’s communications across Nepal.

The position aims to: 

  • Develop and manage evidence-based high-quality content to engage public and contribute to resource generation for strategy execution and impact
  • Build the reputation and influence of WVI Nepal through mainstream and social media to mobilize public for social and policy change
  • Contribute as a emergency communications focal in amplifying the voice of disaster-affected communities during an event of a disaster

Major Responsibilities 

  • Produce, review, edit and manage communications resources (stories, video, photos, media advisories, etc.) from the field for Partnership-wide use and in collaboration with regional communications staff.
  • Create and manage content calendar identifying key dates or campaign needs and work closely with team for optimal production and utilization of resources.
  •  Liaison with regional communications teams to help position and respond to communications and media needs for different audiences globally.
  • Ensure communication products as well as designs are brand aligned
  • Manage digital media (website, social media) to boost brand awareness, engage audiences and showcase impact.
  • Identify and train key staff of PNGOs for effective utilizations of traditional and social media.
  • Co-ordinate communications and media response in the event of a disaster in accordance with Disaster Communications Standards, assuring “first mover advantage” for WV.
  • Identify opportunities to engage the media and prepare engagement plan
  • Contribute in integrating global and national initiatives, priorities and campaigns for brand alignment, consistent messaging and disseminating these elements in a locally-appropriate way.
  • Contribute to the visibility of the ITAW campaign through various communications platforms and products.
  • Build capacity of NGO partners in the area of communications through appropriate communication training, access to information, and knowledge sharing.
  • Develop and maintain effective relations with national media for organizational positioning and advocacy messaging at the national and local level
  • Work in partnership with Programmes and GAM unit to develop high-quality evidence resources and identify opportunities for strategic utilizations
  • Leverage existing partnerships to position WV’s brand and messaging

Required Qualification & Experience

  • At least five years professional experience in communications or media relations
  • Proven English language fluency (written and verbal)
  • Excellent writing skills, with photographic and/or video skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think and manage strategically, plan and meet deadlines.
  • An energetic, analytical and self-starting approach to projects that involve significant responsibility
  • Experience working in a field context, including conducting interviews and taking photos
  • Master’s degree in Mass Communications/ Journalism or equivalent
  • Knowledge of advocacy, development and relief work
  • Understanding of media in Nepal
  • Knowledge and skills in interpersonal and cross-cultural communication

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Understanding of children’s issues in Nepal
  • General experience in project management, with specific experience in the production of diverse and creative communications projects including publications, multi-media, websites/pages, photo and video reports, etc.
  • Experience in people and performance management

Is this job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organization working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

How to Apply

Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may apply by April 29, 2022 by logging on to https://worldvision.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WorldVisionInternational/job/Communication-Specialist—Digital_R5123/apply?fbclid=IwAR2_7x7bJErtRaztEwI9AgH43tmf9o6WFi6Mh14OkPKb8JWN2A06IgoaFes for more details on the position and application.

World Vision International Nepal is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure.

WVIN reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.

People & Culture Department
World Vision International Nepal