Job Details
Position: Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist; Skills Development Programme (SDP)
No of Vacancy: N/A
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Develop and ensure implementation of a communication and advocacy strategy and action plan in line with BRAC Communications Guidelines and follow up its implementation in coordination with SDP team
Write posts/updates/op-eds/blogs and provide content (text, photos, design) on different internal and external platform
Write and edit clear and compelling media advisory and press releases that avoid jargons and clichés and ensure media coverage in coordination with BRAC’s Communication and Advocacy department
Ensure a regularly updated stock of diverse stories (both in Bengali and English) and high quality photos of all projects, pilots and programme events
Organise events (e.g. dissemination seminar, inauguration, report launch) according to programme needs
Facilitate development of videos, design and print material as per project needs
Follow up with the communications, advocacy, procurement and other departments as well as external agencies and vendors to ensure deliverables are on schedule
Ensure that relevant SDP personnel and those from other departments liaising with partners/donors have communication materials at hand whenever needed
Proofread and edit content developed by SDP staff and function as gatekeeper for content quality for SDP.
Contribute to develop SDP Business Plan/Proposal and manage SDP’s strategic documents (annual report, progress reports, AoP, results/M&E Framework, SDP Log Frame etc.)
Coordinate with all SDP units/projects/interventions and work closely with M&E staff for data management and MIS
Ensure proper documentation of SDP interventions and dissemination of learning
Contribute to SDP research and studies and research issues, trends, and events that give direction to SDP initiatives; share such products with the wider BRAC family and the results with external audience on various platforms
Educational Requirements:
Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism, Public Administration, Sociology, Anthropology, Gender and Development, Population Science, Peace & Conflict Studies, Development Studies, English Literature, Economics or any other relevant discipline from any reputed University with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations. No 3rd division/ class or equivalent CGPA is acceptable
Experience Requirements:
At least 3-4 years of relevant working experience in knowledge management and communication department for a national or an international development organisation, in addition 1-2 years of experience in report writing and documentation will be an asset
Additional Job Requirements:

Excellent computer and relevant technical skills on communication and advocacy material development (including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop etc)
Excellent writing skills in both English and Bengali
In-depth empirical and analytical understanding on key development issues in the context of urban and rural Bangladesh
Excellent team player with necessary analytical, organisational and project management, problem solving and interpersonal skills, able to work with minimal direction, pro-active, flexible and highly creative
Knowledge on socio economic context of the country in general and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Education system, National Skills Development Policy, National Education Policy, National Non-Formal Education Policy, national guidelines on TVET and Skills Development in particular will be an asset.
Conversant in analytical writing for a development/non-profit organisation
Demonstrable experience (portfolio with examples) of communication mastery, from concepts to campaigns
Sound knowledge and working experience of different communication tools and platforms (need to provide samples of work)
Demonstrable experience of publishing high quality posts, reports, research, proposals and successful tender documents (need to provide samples of work)
Age Range: At most 35 year(s)
Salary Range: Negotiable
Other Benefits:
Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and others
Job Location:
Head Office, Dhaka
Other Way to Apply:
You may apply through bdjobs.com or send your updated CV to resume@brac.net mentioning the name of the position in subject line
Last Apply Date: 16/Jan/2019