Communication officer

Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS) is a non-profit German foundation operating worldwide. With the objective of promoting sustainable development, HRNS implements hands-on projects to improve working and living conditions of coffee farmers and their communities.

We are a diverse and multicultural team of about 250 people, most of them nationals working in the regions. You will find yourself surrounded by colleagues who are passionate about and dedicated to the mission and vision of HRNS. Joining Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung means being part of a diverse team with varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

The objective of the position is to support the growth of HRNS Asia Pacific’s work with a focus on internal and external communication. Location will be the HRNS Regional Office in Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam. Reporting to the Regional Manager, this exciting job provides a variety of opportunities in a regional and global context.

Communication officer
Full-time; indefinite contract; commencement: mid-February 2017

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Collection of communication material: stories, reports, interviews, testimonials, photographs, videos, etc.
  • Photography: administration of filing (tagging regarding content, region, donor, legal requirements, etc.)
  • Collection of consent forms, ensuring legal grounds
  • Writing and editing of texts and presentations (translation, shortening, adjusting to target audience, etc.)
  • Overviewing/coordinating the production of quality content (corporate design, layout of banners, design of policy briefs, publications and training materials, etc.)
  • Development and maintenance of regional communication media (blog, Facebook page, etc.)

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in communication related assignments
  • Native/fluent in Vietnamese and English; knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia is an asset
  • Strong sense for good wording and expressive photography; sound knowledge of Microsoft office programs
  • Structured and consistent working manner; responsible for the correct labelling/tagging of all pictures/footage taken locally that will be used by the regional office, headquarters and clients
  • Knowledge of basic layout rules (photo formatting, resolution, etc.); knowledge in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Pages etc. is an asset
  • Team-player
  • Affinity with social media; openness towards new tools, software, etc.
  • Ability to take good photos and/or videos and familiarity with video editing software are considered an asset

If you have experience in the above and are interested in joining a highly committed team we welcome you to apply by email before January 10, 2017. Send your application, salary requirements, examples of previous communication assignments (texts, PowerPoint presentations, pictures, etc.) and date of commencement to: [email protected]

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS)
Buon Ma Thuot
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2017-01-10