Information & Communications Coordinator

at Save the Children
Published May 11, 2022
Location Quezon City, Philippines
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

ROLE PURPOSE

 

The role of the Information and Communications (Info Comms) Coordinator is to deliver vital Save the Children information and communication products and strategies which include, but is not limited to, quality content generation, media and public relations, marketing communications, report analytics, internal and external communications, etc., that help strengthen the brand, visibility, and reputation of the organization as the leading children's rights organization in the Philippines that puts a premium in child participation, as well as complement/ enhance Save the Children Philippines' vital functions in programs work, fundraising and business development, humanitarian, people, culture, and organization, and other critical areas.

 

The Info Comms Coordinator could be deployed to first phase rapid-onset or slow onset emergencies, field work on any Save the Children Philippines field offices and impact areas, and/or international assignments, as required.

 

S/He will be working closely with child safeguarding and child protection colleagues to ensure that all children involved in our ACCM work are protected from potential mental and physical harm, and potential repercussions from their involvement. In most circumstances, the post-holder will also be expected to mentor and/or build the capacity of Save the Children staff. In this role, the post holder should be able to move projects forward with limited in-country support.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Essential

* Graduate of AB/BA Communications/ Journalism/ Broadcasting/ Literature/ Marketing Communications/ Information Management or any related course.

* Excellent writing skills (sample works required) and interpersonal communication skills, both in English and Filipino.

* Experience in leading communication activities (including information management) in a challenging environment.

* Ability to write/ edit/ proofread and produce communication materials for developmental and emergencies contexts.

* Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

* Knowledgeable in Adobe Office Tools such as Photoshop, In Design, Premiere Pro, etc., as well as other platforms e.g. Canva

* Good interpersonal and conflict management skills with ability to navigate the dynamics of working with media and communication networks and coalitions

* Initiative-taking, proactive, inspiring attitude with the ability to manage and prioritise an unpredictable workload and solve problems quickly with limited support.

* Excellent understanding of internal and external communications, including their needs that contribute to program, advocacy and campaigns, fundraising and business development, and humanitarian works.

* Strong influencing and analytical skills.

* Capacity, flexibility, and willingness to accommodate work in challenging and insecure working experiences.

* Highly organized with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritize and multi task to meet tight deadlines

* Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact, and diplomacy.

* Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children - with good understanding of Save the Children's mandate and child focus, and ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.

* Willing to travel/ be sent to areas of work for content gathering/ emergency response.

 

Desirable

* Experience working in a humanitarian context.

* Experience working in an international Non-government Organization (NGO).

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

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