Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.
Winrock International Welcomes Applicants from all geographic regions of the world. If you do not have a five digit zip code in your region, please populate the zip code prompt with 11111 to proceed.
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Communications and Outreach Specialist for an upcoming USAID funded project supporting small and medium enterprises in Vietnam.
Winrock is seeking experts to design and provide technical leadership to activities that will support small and medium size enterprises (SME) in accessing and competing in domestic, regional, and international markets. Through its market-driven interventions the project will spur on and off-farm employment opportunities and incentivize investment in business service provision and market infrastructure. For all positions, preference is given to those with previous private sector experience and advanced degrees. All positions require fluency in English and local and/or regional experience. All positions are contingent upon Winrock International winning the award.
The Communications and Outreach Specialist will be responsible for the planning, oversight, management and reporting on all program communications and outreach activities.
Responsibilities include: ensure project is compliant with approved branding and marking plan; meet all program communication plan targets; spearhead implementation of the project's communication strategy and plan, and update the plan as needed; develop information and communication materials such as brochures, press releases, videos, success stories, quarterly reports etc.; conducting awareness-raising campaigns through organization of events, online and mass media, and public relations; develop program communication/marketing material; assist with organizing conferences, workshops, speaking engagements and representing the program at these events; lead partnership-building efforts; support drafting annual work plans and preparation of periodic reports; develop and maintain a program website