Strategic Communications Officer

Australian Embassy Nepal

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) promotes and protects Australia’s international interests to support our security and prosperity. We work with international partners and other countries to tackle global challenges, increase trade and investment opportunities, protect international rules, keep our region stable and help Australians overseas.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary 164794 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 1+ Years
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    Job Category Communications | Public Affairs
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Jul 07, 2021

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced social media and communications manager to join the Embassy team as a Strategic Communications Officer and to support the team which manages the Australian Aid program.  You’ll be responsible for working with Embassy staff and our development partners to create content for the Embassy’s social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.  You’ll also prepare speeches and media releases, and assist the team in managing a small portfolio of Australian Aid development programs.

This role will require you to:

  • Develop and implement a social media strategy to promote Australia’s engagement in Nepal
  • Work with Embassy staff and our development partners (INGOs, NGOs, international organisations and others) to develop social media content, consistent with our values
  • Manage all social platforms including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Assist in the management of development programs

We Offer:

  • A positive and collaborative team.
  • A great work environment, with onsite parking and gym

The position description is available here.

Required Qualification & Experience

The successful applicant will possess the below skills and experience:

  • Professional experience with social media
  • Excellent attention to detail, written communication and presentation skills
  • Tertiary qualifications in communications or a related field
  • Experience working with a diplomatic mission or NGO would be an advantage

How to Apply

For more details visit: To apply, please send a pitch of no more than 500 words telling us why you are the right person for the position and the Embassy, and a copy of your CV to  Applications close 16 July.

The Australian Embassy is committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees are valued. We appreciate the experiences, skills and perspectives of all individuals and we actively encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

This position is based in Kathmandu and you must have the right to work in Nepal.