Communications Officer

at The Asia Foundation
Published October 30, 2022
Location Manila, Philippines
Category Media & Journalism  
Job Type Full Time  


Youth Leadership for Democracy (YouthLed) is a project of The Asia Foundation and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that aims to increase civic engagement to strengthen democratic governance among Filipino youth.

The Communications Officer, under the supervision of the Chief of Party, will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

Lead the development and implementation of the program’s Communication Strategy, Communication Plan, and oversee the Social Media Content Plan
Provide insights and research, analysis, and recommendations on the latest innovative approaches and platforms for the program’s target audience
Conduct regular brainstorming meetings with the Assistant Program Officer for Communications to strategize content development for social media, website, and other platforms
Provide communication support to YouthLed’s key programs and objectives centered on youth leadership, youth coalitions, and civic education
Monitor the implementation and ensure compliance of the program and its project partners on the communication strategy and approved branding and marking guidelines set by the donor agencies


Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Development Communication, Mass Communication, Communication Arts, Development Studies, Social Sciences, etc.)


At least four years of experience working in a similar role, preferably in the development sector, with at least an intermediate knowledge of Philippine governance, education, human rights, democracy, and youth participation

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