Communications Officer (Consultant/Temporary)

Aide et Action International (AEAI) is an international NGO, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.  AEA International began its programs in 1981 and is now working in more than 20 countries across Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, South Asia, Southeast Asia and China to support the development of sustainable education projects with our belief in the universal right to a quality education. Each AEAI intervention is based around this ethos.

In Vietnam, AEA started working in 2003. Our approaches focus on early transformation during two time periods which are most critical in a child’s schooling, Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) to basic education. Over 10 years of experiences along with local communities, partner organizations, and governments, we have implemented a number of projects in various locations. We are currently recruiting a creative, enthusiastic and innovative candidate to fill the following position.

Job Title:

Communications Officer (consultant/temporary)

Start date

As soon as possible


Three months

Directly reports to:

Country Programme Director

Technically reports to:

Regional Head – Communications


Hanoi – Vietnam

Hours of work

40 hours / week





The incumbent will work closely with the Country Programme Director and Country programme team to maximise coverage of AEA Programme and campaign messages by developing and delivering advocacy and communications strategies and visibility products in Vietnam and the region. S/he will drive messaging, media relations, product marketing to raise the profile of AEA programmes in the country.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Branding and Material development
    • Develop and disseminate communication materials (books and videos) with a focus on joint branding and common message
    • Work closely with programme staff to ensure the correct brand for all out-going communication products
    • Ensure the unification of the implementation of branding regulation of the organisation’s communication materials
  • Websites and Social medias
    • Produce digital contents (stories, photos, blogs, videos) to be used on AEA and other websites and to liaise with relevant staff at regional level to maximise the use of the contents generated;
    • Regular update websites and social medias

Key Qualifications

Education and Training

  • A degree in the field of journalism, communications, media relations or a related field;

Professional Experience

  • At least 4 years working experience in related fields, especially in education policy, with progressive responsibilities;
  • Experience in the usage of video and radio editing software is necessary
  • Experience in the usage of social media tools, computers and office software packages, good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems.
  • Experience of practical journalism, communications, media relations combined with the national and international development areas, especially in educational issues;


  • Excellent command of English languages and knowledge of French is an asset.

Knowledge and skills

  • Good analytical and conceptual thinking skills with good strategic perspective, able to understand complex issues and information from different sources and present this clearly and simply;
  • Demonstrated in developing and implementing projects which could be either stand-alone or part of larger programmes;
  • High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels;
  • Good working background in a multi-cultural setting and multi-disciplinary team.

Preferred knowledge and skills

  • Broad knowledge with key donors including European Union, AusAID, etc;
  • Broad knowledge in education policies in Vietnam;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills.

AEAI vision and values

A world where each person’s dignity is assured through education which is central to human development

Our actions are guided by the values of freedom, respect, solidarity, equity, and integrity                                   

Please send your application letter, CV and related qualification to email address: [email protected] no later than 28th February, 2019.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for tests/interviews. 

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Aide et Action Vietnam
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2019-02-28