Media and Communication Officer

Human Rights and Justice Centre

The Human Rights and Justice Centre (HRJC) improves access to justice for victims of human rights violations in Nepal such as torture, enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions and sexual violence. Registered in Nepal since 2017 and based in Kathmandu, it was created with the support of TRIAL International, a Geneva-based NGO specializing in seeking justice for survivors of mass atrocities. Over…

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 + Years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Nov 13, 2022

Job Description

The Human Rights and Justice Centre (HRJC) is seeking a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Media and Communication Officer.

The position is open for the Nepalese candidate initially for the period of one year with the possibility of extension depending upon the performance of the candidate.

The primary responsibility of the Media and Communication Officer contributes to lead and develop media engagement strategies and policies to increase the visibility of the HRJC’s activities.

The selected candidate will work in close coordination with the Executive Director of the organisation. The position may require traveling inside Kathmandu.

The placement of the Media and Communication Officer is expected in February 2022.

Required Qualification & Experience

Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree in media studies, Journalism, and Communication or a related field.
  • Having a Master’s degree is considered an asset.

Experience :

  • At least 2 years of professional experience developing communication materials for different channels, preferably in the context of advocacy work.
  • Experience in managing social media platforms is required.
  • Previous experience of communication in the human rights sector is a strong asset.

Required Skills and Competencies:

In depth knowledge and understanding of key media, including audio, video, photography, and of the content development process. Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms. Good knowledge of digital media software. Proofreading and editing skills. Excellent networking, coordination and interpersonal skills. Creative and analytical in designing and implementing advocacy materials. Strong research and website management skills. Result-oriented actions.

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How to Apply

Interested individuals who meet the requirement of the position can apply with their latest curriculum vitae, a motivation letter citing “what makes you apply for the position’’ and a sample of any content of your development work by no later than 30 th November 2022, 5:00 PM Nepali time. Applicants are required to refer to the detailed Job Description provided along with this vacancy announcement. Selection of the candidate is made upon successful completion of a written examination followed by a verbal interview.

Applications should be emailed to contact@hrjc.org.np to reach us no later than 30th November 2022, 5:00 PM Nepali time. The shortlisted candidate will be invited for a written examination by 20 December 2022

Please quote “Application – Media and Communication Officer” on the subject line.