Job Details
Position: Deputy Manager, Media and Communications
No of Vacancy: N/A
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Pay frequent “reporting trips” to HCMP project areas in Cox’s Bazar to discover new stories, collect interviews, photo, etc.
Organize and liaise regular journalists’ visits to the project areas in Cox’s Bazar
Create an event, media engagement and content calendar for HCMP in Cox’s Bazar
Evaluate and respond to media requests for information; develop press kit and FAQ sheet; orient journalists and photographers on best practices in humanitarian communication
Develop a channel for collecting and smoothly disseminating information, news, stories, photographs, videos and materials from the field; manage media distribution lists/ key media contacts
Develop a network among local and national media and project staff in Cox’s Bazar
Build communications capacity of project staff through appropriate training on photography, news collecting, news writing, and principles of communications (including informed consent, and dos and don’ts of engaging with the media)
Provide ideas and content for articles, stories, press releases, blogs, social media posts; take photo and video of field level activities
Proactively suggest media and communications engagement opportunities at local and national levels to project HCMP messages into public debate (e.g. roundtables, media enclaves, political talk shows etc.)
Monitor coverage of Rohingya crisis by collecting and analyzing data/narratives/images from various sources, including media, academia, human rights groups, aid agencies, research by other BRAC departments, etc; compile weekly media reports relevant to BRAC’s HCMP activities and strategic objectives
Educational Requirements:
Graduation in Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences or English. Degree or diploma on Photography/Videography, News writing/reporting or Disaster Management will get preference.
Experience Requirements:

At least 3-5 years as a reporter in reputed media outlets (print/online/TV)
Experience of working as a desk/output editor would be an added advantage
Additional Job Requirements:

Knowledge of Media landscape in Cox’s Bazar, national media landscape
Knowledge on all kinds of newsroom roles, communications, media and public relations
Knowledge on current trends in development and humanitarian interventions, climate change and environmental issues
Knowledge on basic photography and videography
Skilled on writing press releases, partnership proposals, terms of reference and developing media kits
Arranging press conferences
Strong writing and speaking skills in English and Bangla
Impart training for capacity building of communication team members
Should be a Team player and Creative in delivery
Skilled in listening, understanding, responding and has ability to influence
Flexible to spend extended periods in project areas
Ability to respond at times of crisis and disaster
Age Range: N/A
Salary Range: Negotiable
Other Benefits:
Festival Bonus, Health and life Insurance and others benefits as per organisation policy
Job Location:
Cox’s Bazar
Other Way to Apply:
You may apply through careers.brac.net or bdjobs.com or send your updated CV to resume@brac.net mentioning the name of the position “Deputy Manager, Media and Communications” in subject line.
Last Apply Date: 15/Nov/2018