Plan International Nepal announces vacancy for Media and Communication Specialist. Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

ROLE PURPOSE

Deliver high impact communications that reflect the organisation’s approaches, principles and values as a leading child’s rights agency, inspiring confidence across a range of internal and external audiences.

S/he will provide strategic leadership and directions for all communications objectives of Plan International Nepal’s Country Strategy, and strategic support across the organization including external and internal messaging, ensuring that Plan’s credibility, visibility and brand recognition remain high with key stakeholders.

S/he will lead the production and dissemination of high-quality communication materials for a variety of audiences, designing materials that are pitched at the relevant level for the audience and will identify and develop relationships with collaborators and influencers so as to expand Plan’s influencing ambitions.

S/he will develop and lead the Country Office’s digital media presence by developing and releasing effective social media communications across all important platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and internal platforms, ensuring that all staff are well-versed in social media and use it effectively and appropriately to promote girls’ rights and Plan’s work.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Education qualification and experience

  • Master Degree with minimum 3 years of experience in media and communication roles, preferably in an international development or non – profit context. This experience might include media relations, communication, increase engagement and followers in social media.
  • Bachelor Degree with 5 years of experience in the relevant sector.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of development communications, media environment and practice in Nepal, trend, challenges and opportunities; 
  • Experience in engaging with youth especially designing and disseminating youth targeted communications; 
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English and Nepali with the ability to communicate with a range of audiences;
  • Knowledge of media landscape and contacts within the Nepalese media industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and support multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Writing and editing skills, with the ability to create clear, concise, and persuasive content.


Knowledge

  • Contextual: Ability to understand the context that Plan International is working in Nepal especially the role of media as a key stakeholder;
  • Knowledge and trends in digital and social media marketing. Familiarity with digital communication platforms, social media channels, and tools for creating and scheduling content;
  • Media management: Proficiency in managing relationships with media outlets, journalists, and influencers. This includes pitching stories, coordinating interviews, and managing press releases.
  • Youth engagements: understanding of the various trends that youths are attracted towards and crafting communications messages and plans to engage them.

ABOUT PLAN INTERNATIONAL

Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International works in over 75 countries with its partners, programme participants young people, supporter to advance children’s rights and equality for girls with an ambition to see All Girls Standing Strong Creating Global Change. Plan’s programmes are supported by a core of defined values, including transparency and accountability, team collaboration, inclusion and integration, as well as, the overall desire to empower girls and young women as legacy.

Plan International has been working in 50 districts in Nepal since its inception in 1978.It has played an important role in advocating for children’s rights and gender equality in Nepal. Through its various initiatives, it empowers marginalized children, their families and communities to access their rights to health, education, economic security and protection. By addressing the unique challenges faced by girls and working towards their advancement, Plan International Nepal contributes to building a more equitable and inclusive society for all.

Plan international Nepal seeks candidates who practice feminist leadership, promote diversity, actively seek innovative solutions for problems, courageously and respectfully share their opinions and ideas, break down barriers and engender cross-department collaboration, practice active listening, maintain confidentiality, build trust and are passionate about children’s rights and equality for girls.

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Application Deadline: Thursday 7th March, 2024

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