Communication Officer (consultant)

FFI’s mission is to conserve threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science, and which take into account human needs. FFI’s strategy to achieve this mission is to work with in-country organizations at all levels to support them in identifying and implementing country led sustainable solutions.

FFI Vietnam is implementing a number of conservation projects at Mu Cang Chai Species & Habitat Conservation Area of Yen Bai province, Muong La Nature Reserve of Son La province, Khau Ca Species & Habitat Conservation Area and Quan Ba district of Ha Giang province, Trung Khanh Species & Habitat Conservation Area of Cao Bang province, Kim Bang limestone forest of Ha Nam province, Cat Ba National Park of Hai Phong province, Pu Mat National Park of Nghe An province, and Kon Plong forests of Kon Tum province.

Fauna & Flora International - Vietnam Programme
is recruiting a
Communication Officer (consultant)


Start Date: As soon as possible
Duration: Six months
Location: Hanoi
Hours of Work: Three days a week, eight hours per day including one hour for lunch
Salary: 550 USD gross/month


Job Title: Communication Officer (consultant)
Reporting to: FFI Vietnam Country Director
Line manages: N/A
Overall objective: To lead development of educational, PR and social media materials and publications, and support awareness raising around FFI’s key species and project activities in Vietnam



  • Manage FFI Vietnam Programme’s Facebook and Instagram accounts including creation and posting of approved content
  • Support the development of additional online and paper communication content for posting and distribution
  • Support the gathering information to update FFI website content and blogs
  • Support the creation and distribution of media alerts, press releases, and photographs
  • Prepare/arrange interviews with media, both national and potentially international
  • Support to design products for sale which promote FFI Vietnam’s work and profile
  • Assist FFI staff to develop blogs, newsletters and media releases
  • Help to create graphic/printed materials for all FFI Vietnam communications and marketing materials
  • Translation of materials relating to communications and marketing between EN and VN
  • Support in designing and printing FFI annual calendars for local partners

Conservation Outreach

  • Support staff to develop awareness raising materials and ensure they meet the needs identified, receive comments from FFI staff and partners, attain a high level of production quality and meet FFI’s global guidelines
  • Support staff to conduct conservation awareness raising activities
  • Prepare short reports on conservation raising activities

Other Duties

  • Work with the Country Director and Country Programme Manager to continue developing concepts for building FFI’s profile in Vietnam
  • Undertake tasks in support of the FFI Vietnam Conservation Support Programme that may reasonably be requested by Senior Management Staff
  • Ensure that activities are conducted to a high level of health, safety, integrity, environmental good practice and cultural sensitivity
  • Ensure that FFI policies and guidelines (including FFI’s style and communication guidelines) are followed within the implementation of the FFI Vietnam Primate Programme
  • Communicate and cooperate fully with the FFI communications team, based in UK


General Outputs

  • Quarterly communications reports (internal)
  • Delivery of activities in accordance with agreed project objectives, budgets and workplans
  • Support the production and printing of FFI project calendars, for dissemination to project partners and local people, as required
  • Education and awareness raising materials / infographics for local schools and communities, as required
  • Develop and coordinate the publishing of press releases, for VN media and on-line outlets, and potentially also international media, as required

Specific Actions / Deliverables

  • Online / social media content and posts (as per the communications strategy and agreed workplan/s), with a minimum of two Facebook posts and one Instagram post per week (to include primate fun facts, FFI Vietnam activities/updates
  • Coordination of the Niso / RuNam awareness raising campaign, including support to the design and marketing of awareness raising products and soft toys
  • Coordination (on photo selection, text, design and administration) with ACB (bank) on the production of two calendars for 2019; a 365 page flip (wall) calendar and a 12 month desk calendar
  • Coordinate FFI Vietnam’s communications/PR campaign for 2018-2019, focusing on raising local awareness around rare and unique primates, through billboards, other awareness raising materials and partnership development with local hotels and other businesses (such that they champion and support awareness raising for local species). This activity should link to Deliverable 2, in terms of soft toys, etc.
  • Coordinate the development and printing of FFI’s new Vietnam Programme brochure
  • Organise FFI’s booth; develop materials; and coordinate our overall contribution to the October 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) event, held by the FCO (UK embassy), to commemorate 45 years of UK-Vietnam diplomatic ties


  • Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and CV in English to Ms. Le Hong Viet via email [email protected] no later than September 25th, 2018.
    Only shortlisted candidates are contacted for interviewing.
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Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2018-09-25