Communications Officer

Center for Development and Integration (CDI) is Vietnamese Non-Governmental Organization, founded in August 2005. The Center carries out the development activities, brings public sector, business sector and citizens together to address the global issues and societal gaps in the rapid changing and integrating context of Vietnam.

CDI is looking for a full time open-minded, dynamic and energetic Communication Officer.

Under supervision of Managing Director, the Communication Officer promotes the strengthening and growth of CDI through enhancing the organization’s public image and profile and coordinating public awareness activities.

Duration: 12 months, with possibility of extension
Expected starting date: as soon as possible

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure effective communication for CDI
  • Manage and develop CDI’s media network; plan and organize events and prepare media packages to share information on CDI work in Vietnam
  • Coordinate with other staff to collect and prepare inputs for communications materials (articles, stories, reports, newsletters and other publications)
  • Lead the development of CDI’s communications materials, from conception to production and dissemination
  • Advise and provide inputs on communication aspects of CDI’s advocacy, campaign and project-level activities, e.g. communication channels, key messages, etc. so as to enhance the impacts of each activity and of CDI work in
  • Maintain CDI’s  image/video database, website
  • Update CDI activity on social media networks
  • Generate press releases on major events and outputs
  • Manage translation system for news articles
  • Media Liaison
  • Attend meetings with and liaise with potential and current partners as required.
  • Assist with other major CDI activities as required

Desired Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be Vietnamese
  • Hold a Bachelor degree in one of the following areas: Communication, Journalism, Social Science or relevant fields
  • At least 2 year experience in media or  communications, preferably in a NGO/advocacy environment
  • Strong networking and advocacy skills
  • Passion for development sector
  • Good organization skills and reporting skills
  • Be proactive and creative with good team work
  • Ability to cope with pressure/meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in multicultural teams
  • Proven negotiation skills, writing and documentation competencies
  • Willingness to undertake frequent travel
  • English language: Strong verbal and written English language skills required
  • Good computer skills and Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiar with website management  and some website programs like Facebook, graphic software, Photoshop
  • Familiar with editing, filming is advantage

How to apply:

  • Interest Vietnamese candidates should send her/his recent CV and a cover letter to [email protected] by August 8th, 2014
  • Acknowledgements will be sent to short-listed applicants only
Job Details
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Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2014-08-08