Press & Public Relations Officer

As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. It provides viable, forwardlooking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Working under difficult conditions, GTZ promotes complex reforms and change processes. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis. GTZ has operations in more than 120 countries worldwide. Since 1999 GTZ has maintained a representative office in Hanoi, which provides a full range of services to around 20 projects and programmes in the country.

German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) is looking for a highly motivated and qualified Vietnamese national to join its team at the representative Office in Hanoi for the position of
(five months Contract and can be prolonged)
The Press & PR Officer is expected to fulfil the following responsibilities:
- Implement a wide range of GTZ communications activities, including providing PR services to GTZ projects/programmes
- Review, edit and coordinate all key publications and digital media content, such as web pages, newsletters, etc.
- Develop and maintain contact with national mass media organisations and the press, including a contact database
- Monitor press activities and maintain a press archive
- Organize press conferences and produce press materials, such as press releases, press kits etc.
- Implement, coordinate and advise on GTZ Corporate Design standards across all publications and other promotional materials
- Develop new communicationsmaterials and manage production and distribution processes , e.g. brochures, exhibitions, web content etc.,
- Develop PR-activities in cooperation with project partners and other institutions
- Organize events and activities for GTZ and external target groups
- Assist with other administrative and PR-related activities as directed

Minimum qualifications:
- Excellent Vietnamese and German language skills (spoken and written); good English language skills highly desirable
- University degree and a minimum of 3 years of professional experience
- Knowledge of PR-Strategies and publication procedures
- Experience in organizing events and press conferences
- Coordination and management skills
- Motivated, team-oriented and a communicative personality
- General computer literacy
- Knowledge of interactive digital media production processes and software, such as desktop publishing (DTP), computer graphics (Photoshop) and web pages an advantage

Successful candidates will enjoy good working conditions with a friendly and creative working environment, an open corporate culture, a clear and promotive career path, competitive benefits and compensation, and good policies of training and development.
Interested qualified candidates are invited to send their application in English/ German to one of the following addresses before 7th June 2010
By email: [email protected]

By Post: Attn HR Department ‘Application for Press & PR Officer’,GTZ Office Hanoi, 6th Floor Hanoi Towers, 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Note: Please state “Application for Press & Public Relations Officer” in the subject line
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the deadline.
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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2010-06-07