Project Communications Specialist - Iloilo City

Fixed-term insertion contract
Localisation Iloilo City, Philippines
No remote
Posted on 04-04-2024

Positive Youth Development Network

PYDN is at the forefront of building a country-wide network of impact-driven youth organizations and circles of youth leaders that collectively work towards building a better Philippines for ALL.

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The Project Communications Specialist will be based at the Positive Youth Development Network office in Iloilo City. Reporting to the Project Development and Implementation Unit (PDIU) Head, the officer will work with the Project Development and Implementation Unit with collaboration points with the Strategic Support Unit to achieve project and unit goals. The Project Communication Specialist will work collaboratively with their unit to achieve the following:

  • Lead the creation of the communications strategies to support the project team and its officers for the overall implementation;
  • Lead content planning, creation of visuals and postings, and management of social media pages of projects under the unit;
  • Take charge of creation of materials and collaterals relevant to the unit and the activities of ongoing projects with a minimum of three materials per week;
  • Ensure implementation and monitoring of the communications strategies and support team members to achieve various components of the strategy, regular monitoring of progress, and updates to donors, partners, and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Support project activities by drafting talking points, speeches, scripts, spiels, etc. for project activities both in online and offline platforms;
  • Work closely with the organization’s Institutional Communications Team under the Strategic Support Unit to ensure quality control of communications products and adherence of all communications materials to the branding of the organization and approved by the donors;
  • Ensure that all political and programmatic sensitivities are observed at all communication activities;
  • Perform other ad hoc activities and tasks relating to communications and visibility as assigned by the Program Manager or Head of the Project Development and Implementation Unit;
  • Performs other relevant and related tasks as assigned by the Executive Director or immediate supervisor.

This position requires a results-driven individual, with proven capabilities in multimedia and communications:

  • Fresh graduates and college students are welcome to apply.
  • Preferably a degree or studying Multimedia Arts, Communication Development, and Marketing but everyone is encouraged to apply.
  • Computer literate (with knowledge of MS Word and Google suites).
  • Excellent skills in Google Sheets and MS Excel.
  • Excellent skills in Adobe Canva, or other design software and apps.
  • Skills in social media management and livestreaming is a plus but not required
  • Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills.
  • Should be detail-oriented.
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group or co-workers.
  • Enthusiastic about development work.
  • Willing to learn and open for revisions while adapting to fast paced environments and organizational culture.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and portfolio (if applicable) to Cliquez sur candidater pour accéder aux informations. and cc Cliquez sur candidater pour accéder aux informations. with the subject line "Application - Project Communications Specialist"

Accepted applicants will be based in Iloilo City. This is a fixed-term position for 6 months with a probationary period of 3 months.

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