Career Opportunity  

BRAC envisions a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. Founded in 1972, BRAC has grown to be one of the world’s leading development organisations, dedicated to alleviating poverty and empowering the poor globally. Continuing this work, BRAC has taken on the Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme in the Ukhia and Teknaf Upazilas of Cox’s Bazar district, where over a million Rohingyas have taken refuge, and host communities continue to struggle from the impact of the influx.

To bring this vision alive in Cox’s Bazar requires a team of relentlessly committed people who are dynamic thinkers and problem-solvers, unafraid to take on big new challenges, thrive on relationship building, and are passionate about the cause.

As a member of the BRAC Communications team, you will sharpen your storytelling skills, build your empathy muscles, and be a thought-partner to communication team in Cox’s Bazar and Head Office. Your contributions will strengthen BRAC’s reputation and trust among external stakeholders and enhance the sense of belonging and pride among our staff. Your work will increase external visibility of BRAC’s programmes and positively influence mindset to realise BRAC’s vision.  As the Communications Specialist, Visibility and Documentation, you will work closely with programme staff to produce high-quality communications and visibility materials, help create systems to streamline our workflow, and be a hero for the BRAC brand and values in all HCMP communications products and experiences.    

  Position  

Communications Specialist, Visibility and Documentation 

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Working with project staff to document project activities and needs of communities affected by the crisis in the form of fact sheets, brochures, case studies, deep dives, etc.
  • Creating a calendar of deadlines/requests for visibility materials, case studies, videos, etc, per needs of programme teams
  • Maintaining and updating visibility guidelines and templates (banners, fact sheets, presentations, stickers, etc.)
  • Ensuring that all materials adhere to visibility and branding requirements; validating materials submitted by programme teams for communications team approval with quick turn-around
  • Coordinating with programme teams to produce materials for events (e.g. workshops, inaugurations), including writing content as needed
  • Conducting desk research to support events, partner visits, information requests from HO, etc.
  • Working closely with procurement to choose preferred vendors, maintain standards, and maintain an updated vendor list
  • Regular field visits to monitor usage of visibility materials, and compiling feedback to programme teams
  Requirements  

Educational Requirements:

  • Graduation in Journalism and or Communication, Media Studies, English, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Marketing.

Experience Requirements:

  • At least 2-3 years as a client servicing executive/manager in a leading PR and advertising agency
  • At least 1-2 years in a public policy-research organization or think tanks

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of sectorial system
  • Understanding of ethical practices in crisis reporting
  • Keen understanding of the current trends and scenarios in the development, humanitarian and media sector; branding and visibility expertise
  • Skilled in writing case studies, briefs and boilerplate content
  • Experience in organizing events and basic graphic design
  • Strong research skills.
  • Strong command over both English and Bangla
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills and supporting team player, while maintaining a proactive work style
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Flexibility and learning mind-set
  Salary and benefits  

Salary Range: Negotiable

Other Benefits: Festival Bonus, Health and life Insurance and others benefits as per organisation policy

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

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Application Deadline: 15/Nov/2018

You may apply through careers.brac.net or nrbjobs.com or send your updated CV to resume@brac.net mentioning the name of the position “Communications Specialist, Visibility and Documentation” in subject line

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