Communications Intern

Oxfam in Vietnam vacancy


Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

Oxfam in Vietnam is working to seek transformative changes in policies, practices and beliefs in ways that will fundamentally improve the lives of poor and marginalized women and men, and ensure that all citizens have the same opportunity to enjoy their rights.

All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click here

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The Role

Oxfam in Vietnam is seeking a motivated fresh graduate to fill in the position of Communications Intern. The intern will work under line management of the Head of Knowledge Management and Communication (KMC), in close collaboration with other members of the KMC team, to provide support in communication related works as well as take part in a number of training opportunities.

Contract: Full-time, Fixed-term, 1-year contract

Reporting to: Head of Knowledge Management and Communication

Staff report to this post: N/A

Location: Vietnam office in Hanoi, with occasional travel

Key responsibilities:

  • Support in external and internal communications
  • Support in social media management and information management
  • Support in development of electronic communication products and lay-outs for printed materials
  • Be responsible for photo-taking, recording at events
  • Provide backup support in translation and interpretation
  • Provide backup support in general administrative assistance
  • Join field trips when required
  • Others as assigned by line manager

Skills, experience and knowledge

  • Vietnamese citizen with a university degree
  • Familiar with web-based content managing, photography, graphic design, digital visual and audio applications. (Preferred using Adobe application including Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, Indesign, After Effect, etc)
  • Good command of oral and written English
  • Commitment and inspiration to work in development areas and poor community
  • Hobbies and skills for media/social media work is an asset
  • Good interpersonal skills (especially in working with people from different thematic groups)
  • Good teamwork skills (supporting others, delegation, influencing, negotiating)

Benefits: monthly allowance of VND3,000,000, plus lunch allowance and accident insurance covered for the employment period.

How to apply

Interested candidates can send your application including a motivation letter and curriculum vita and mentioning reference number INTCOM190303 to [email protected] .

The closing date for application: 23rd June 2019

We regret that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer

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Sun, 2019-06-23