Communications Coordinator

at Legal Action Worldwide
Published November 24, 2022
Location Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

We are looking for an experienced, and enthusiastic Communications Coordinator to help expand our communications reach and impact, in particular through social media engagement and traditional media activities that will showcase and amplify our work, as well as to reach our clients, their communities and the broader public to advocate on behalf of individuals and communities who have suffered human rights violations and abuses.

The Communications Coordinator will support the Programme Manager and the Team to promote LAW's work, increase visibility, and profile key events and advocacy activities in the country and globally. The post holder will perform duties in accordance with the responsibilities outlined below:

Communications

• Develop activity calendar for the projects covering plans for social media; website, press, events, awards and external communication;

• Design and develop posters, logos, infographics, videos, and other fact sheets and tool kits as per the programme requirement;

• Monitor, track indicators and evaluate media coverage; campaigns, publication prints and digital to maximise efficiency;

• Draft press releases articulating project impact and achievements effectively;

• Support preparation of key messaging, LAW’s research reports and legal filings and concept notes for events.

• Support relationships and maintain list of national and regional network and journalistic contacts;

• Provide biweekly reports of deliverables detailing progress against workplan

• Conduct field visits and take professional photos and videos for championing and profiling successful stories and social media posts;

• Hold focus group discussions with LAW’s network of community volunteers and beneficiaries to design and implement meaningful advocacy events.

• Any other task requested from the line manager.

Social Media and Digital

• Develop a social media plan and identify various audiences for our social media channels, and plan how to increase LAW’s engagement in the country.

• Design and implement a social media schedule, ensuring content is planned well in advance for key activities, and proactively responding to breaking news;

• Design, deliver and maintain engaging content across our key social media channels, including Twitter, to create impactful stories, case studies, and other content to engage with our audiences.

Education

Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, media relations, journalism or related field

Experience

Minimum 3 years of demonstrated experience working in journalism, media relations, advocacy or communications in a similar role;

Minimum 3 years of proven experience of media and social media content development and dissemination

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