Job Details
Position: Communications Specialist, Communications Department
No of Vacancy: N/A
Job Description/Responsibilities:
BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 12 countries across Asia and Africa. BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last four years consecutively by NGO Advisor.Can you bring the world’s attention to the successes that Bangladesh has had in the development sector? We are looking for a communications specialist to strategically support our programmes in the areas of urban development, climate change and last-mile service delivery in char and haor areas. This is a role for a resilient and efficient multi-tasker who can think strategically, manage a team, deliver on deadline and approach relationships and projects with flexibility, creativity and a can-do-spirit. Job description: You will be a part of the programme and enterprise communications team, which could mean anything from building the brand of a new social enterprise to figuring out how to change behaviour to mitigate climate risks. You will work with a team of dedicated communications staff across BRAC’s social programmes, social enterprises, social investments and BRAC University. You will ensure that our entities are taking a strategic approach to communications, ensure global visibility, support high-profile events, manage major communications initiatives and events and lead field visits. This role will offer you on-the-job training and the opportunity to stretch past limits, acquire new skills and broaden your depth of knowledge in the development sector. You will have the opportunity to work with globally renowned humanitarian and development experts. Ultimately, your contributions will strengthen BRAC’s reputation among external stakeholders and enhance the sense of pride among our staff. Your work will increase visibility of our programmes and positively influence mindsets to create change.
Educational Requirements:
Bachelor degree from any government recognised University/ Institute in communications, journalism, economics, public health, humanitarian studies or development studies.
Experience Requirements:
Minimum 2 years of working experience.
Additional Job Requirements:
It is a plus if you have worked in the humanitarian or development sector, but not necessary. Applicants with previous experience in the health sector will be preferred. It is essential that you are fluent in both spoken and written English and Bengali.
Age Range: N/A
Salary Range: Negotiable
Other Benefits:
Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and others
Job Location:
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Other Way to Apply:
You may apply through careers.brac.net or send your updated CV to resume@brac.net mentioning the name of the position “Communications Specialist” in subject line.
Last Apply Date: 09/Nov/2019