Media and Communication Officer

Oxfam GB , Nepal

Skill Required:, Media and CommunicationProject Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
24th July, 2020

Job Description

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

Media and Communication Officer is responsible for the effective communication of Oxfam in Nepal’s programme to external stakeholders through high quality publications, social and printed media to expand Oxfam in Nepal’s portfolio in emergency and development.

This role provides technical support and expertise on all communications work for Oxfam in Nepal. S/he will work with the programme teams to produce high quality and a variety of communication material to showcase the impact of our work to stakeholders, including donors and government to influence in the areas that Oxfam in Nepal is working on.

What we are looking for

Our Media and Communication Officer will require to be exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism/ mass communication/ development studies/ social work or any relevant field
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience gained within a civil society organisation, media, communications or public relations or marketing team
  • Ability to gather information, collate and systematize for effective communication
  • Excellent and fluent in written English (and Nepali when required); able to write excellent articles and stories for different audiences
  • Proficiency in copy-editing and design and the ability to develop excellent English written material for PR
  • A strong ability to develop good contacts and to advise and provide support to Oxfam’s spokespersons
  • Knowledge of Nepal and international development issues and concerns including gender issues

We offer

This role will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam by working closely with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of Gender, WASH and Water Governance, Resilience and Climate Justice and so forth along with the national and international training and development opportunities. Our offer consists of fair pay and competitive benefits package.

  • Our values and commitment to safeguarding
  • Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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 post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organization.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.


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