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Communications Expert
Region
South Asia
Country / Territory
Bangladesh
Location
Dhaka
Department
Partnerships
Job Category
Communications
Pay Band
Contractor
Vacancy Description
Communications Expert, Fixed Term Contract, Dhaka, Deadline - 16 February 2020
 
Details
British Council is offering an exciting opportunity for a development communications professional interested in tackling the complex issues of Climate, Labour Migration and Food Safety.

British Council is looking for a Communications Expert for its issue-based projects as part of the British Council PROKAS Programme. S/he will lead the implementation of PROKAS’s communications strategy with two main (closely related) objectives:

- Enhance efforts to achieve the aims and objectives of PROKAS’s partners, working through the various Issue Based Projects (IBPs), by providing support to communications and advocacy initiatives that publicise this work and its successes
- Communicate the lessons from the PROKAS Programme itself, so that knowledge and understanding of the approach taken by the Programme can be shared with donor agencies, CSOs, and other stakeholders

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We are on the ground in six continents and over 100 countries, bringing international opportunity to life, every day
 
What we are looking for:
• Experience and proven track record of delivery of corporate communications, communications for development, behaviour change communications, media planning, etc.
• Strong writing and content creation skills with evidence of creativity and innovation to deliver strategic campaigns.
• Experience of reporting on reach and impact through offline and online channels.
• Excellent knowledge of digital media platforms
• Exceptional attention to detail, ability to work quickly and independently, prioritise, meet strict deadlines, and be flexible.
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Strong written and spoken Bangla preferred.
• Knowledge and understanding about current trends in accountability and transparency in Bangladesh and of best practice elsewhere preferred.

Benefits
• Respectful culture with a great team.
• Flexible work environment.
• Opportunity to affect real change.
If you are interested in applying, please see the Terms of Reference attached for further information:
Terms Of Reference.pdf
Core Skills
BC Behaviour

Submission Deadline: BD Time 23:59; 16 February 2020

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and called for interview. We will only shortlist applications submitted on a British Council application form submitted electronically through jobs portal. No hard copies of the application will be accepted.


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