ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Oxfam
Islamabad, Pakistan
6d ago

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

The Role

  • The Advocacy and Communications Officer will contribute to delivering effective and timely high-quality communication of the Oxfam in Pakistan’s activities to the relevant stakeholders;
  • and promote Oxfam in Pakistan and its works through different channels of media. He / she will ensure consistent branding throughout Oxfam in Pakistan communications.

    This position will provide technical support and advice to programme staff and partners on communication methods, materials and channels.

    He / she will also establish and maintain media relations and ensure effective coordination with print and electronic media.

    What we are looking for

  • Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, development studies. Academic degree in social science with relevant two to three years’ experience in internal and external communication and media engagement can be considered.
  • Experience and / or understanding of protection and humanitarian assistance work
  • Sound understanding on the development context of Pakistan and rights-based approach.
  • Technically competent in internal communication, media engagement, social media, public campaign.
  • Experience in working with youth, Women, vulnerable group and private sector will be an added advantage.
  • Assist and develop graphics, infographics, brochures and other materials when needed.
  • Experience in visibility and brand management, ability to identify branding risk and suggest appropriate solutions.
  • Experience of writing sub-editorial, development or analytical pieces
  • Ability to work in very organized manner with high level skill in planning, interpersonalcommunication, presentation and coordination.
  • Ability to frequently travel to remote areas of Pakistan.
  • We offer

    A market competitive salary with other benifits as per Oxfam's National Payscale.

    Our values and commitment to safeguarding

  • Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct;
  • and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct.

    We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our are recruited to work for us.

    The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

    All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

    Oxfam GB also participates in the . In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and / or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

    By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his / her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

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