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Career Opportunity

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 11 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 five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

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Position

Deputy Manager, Communications; Human Rights and Legal Aid Services Programme


Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with programme leadership and central communications to plan communications initiatives to support the AOP objectives and look for communication opportunities for the Human Rights and Legal Aids Services programme
  • Work with programme leadership and central communications to build the capacity of programme staff and drive collaboration, culture and consistency
  • Work with programme leadership and central communications to ensure internal and external visibility of the programme
  • Ensure at least one flagship high-level communication initiative is undertaken each year to support the achievement of the AOP objectives
  • Support leadership and staff to be published on BRAC channels and support central communications as needed
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Minimum Bachelors in Media and Communication/ International Development / Development Studies/ Marketing or any relevant subject from a recognised University/ Institution with all second class/ division or equivalent GPA/ CGPA in academic examinations.


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Experience Requirement:

Minimum 3 years of experience in relevant field is required. Candidates having experience in the field of development communications will get preference.

 


Additional Requirements:

  • Capable of Strategic communication, relationship building, project management, event management, social media communication
  • Skilled in public speaking, creative writing, blogging, visual storytelling
  • Excellent writing skills in English and Bengali, and self-starter with the ability to source and craft relevant knowledge and communication products
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in graphic design, website and social media technologies and applications
  • Ability to set priority, meet deadlines and plan projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of development sector, global development scenario to identify new trends
  • Knowledge on contemporary communication practices and platforms, media engagement 

Age: N/A

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Salary & Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity, Health and Life Insurance and other benefits applicable for regular staff

Job Location: BRAC Head Office

Last Apply Date: 13/Jan/2021

BRAC believes every one of its employees, suppliers, downstream partners, visitors, clients and community including children, youth and vulnerable adults that come into contact regardless of age, race, religion, gender, disability or ethnic origin has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation. We guarantee assessment of candidates with disabilities who meet the essential requirements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will do everything possible to ensure that those who are suitable to work within our values and beliefs are recruited to work for us. Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification of candidature.

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