Communication Officer (part-time)

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(Vietnamese National Only) Communication Officer: 1 position (part-time)

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Company name

Mekong Economics Ltd

Work location

9B Yen The Lane, Nguyen Thai Hoc str, Dong Da, Hanoi

Company profile

Mekong Economics (MKE) is a leading economic development consulting company in the Greater Mekong sub-region (Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia). MKE specializes in providing overseas development aid consulting services to international development agencies and non-government organizations (NGOs).  Key multilateral clients include the World Bank (WB), United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).  MKE also works closely with other bilateral donors such as the Governments of Canada, German, Sweden, Denmark and Finland as well as with International NGOs in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and East Timor. For further information, please visit our website at

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Job Description

We are urgently looking for an experienced staff to fill in the position of Communication Officer working for an on-going project funded by a donor in Hanoi (Part-time, up to 100 man-days per year).

The Communication Officer will handle the following responsibilities and tasks:

  • Elaborate and execute an effective Communication Outreach and Visibility Strategy and Action plan
  • Create, disseminate and edit communications content and ensure Visibility of the Facility Programme
  • Design, supervise and assist in the organization of Facility-related events
  • Establish and maintain relationships with the press and the public
  • Elaborate and monitor communications budget for the overall Action
  • Reporting on Visibility & Communication

The Communication Officer will liaise on a regular basis with various departments of the Donor, including (but not limited to): agriculture, city, water and sanitation, etc. He/she will also liaise on a regular basis with the Donor’s Regional Communication Officer.

Assignment duration: from January 2022 to March 2025.

Required Skills/Experience

Education and experience:

  • University degree (preferably in the areas of communication; journalism or management)
  • At least 5 years of experience as Communication Officer (or equivalent position) in donor-funded projects, including at least 2 projects taking into account gender issues in their approach;
  • Strong interest in working in a comprehensive program involving different stakeholders;
  • Experience of communication for EU or development projects would be a strong asset;
  • Knowledge in natural water resources management in Vietnam and the key institutions, or experience working on communication with these institutions, would be a distinct advantage.


  • Proficiency in design and publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop), in Microsoft Office, in content management systems and social media platforms; knowledge of video editing software (Premiere pro or Final cut) would be an asset
  • Experience in press relations and knowledge of the Vietnamese media ecosystem;
  • Experience in events organization
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, if necessary

Application procedures:

Interested applicants should send a soft copy of detailed Curriculum Vitae via email to: [email protected].

Contact MKE for any clarification regarding this vacancy by sending email to [email protected]. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.



30 November 2021 (First come first served)


Type of working

 Part-time Contract


Contact name:

Ms. Chi Nguyen


Email ( to receive cover letters and resumes directly):

[email protected]


(+84 24) 3759 0009


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Mekong Economics
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2021-11-30