Communication Officer

Feminist Dalit Organization (FEDO) a not for profit-based organization, founded in 1994 and is actively engaged for the promotion of Dalit women rights in all levels of the state mechanism. We fight for the rights of Dalit women and community and help them fulfill their potential and strive for the elimination of caste and gender-based discrimination and creation of a just and equitable society. 

We are looking for an experience and motivated Communication Officer to support in strengthening communication strategy and implementing the activities related to information and communication in FEDO.

Communication Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Contract
Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Sep. 25, 2020 23:55 (1 day, 15 hours ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Analytical Editing Communication Writing
Other Specification

Required Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Communications, Journalism or related field, and two years of full-time experience in communication role.
  • Must have written and verbal communication skills, including excellent computer skills particularly with Microsoft applications. 
  • Knowledge of associated press writing style guide and the ability to effectively prioritize projects and multi-task.
  • Strong writing and analytical skills in both Nepali and English.
  • Willing to travel within Nepal. 
  • Ability to work in team, building and maintaining effective relationships with the team.
  • Ability to take photos and videos, including basic editing skill.
  • Experience in developing partnership and networking.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity.


Job Description

Location: The position is based in Kathmandu valley with occasional visits to field in different parts of Nepal.
Duration: 1 Year (Renewal will depend on availability of funding)

Job Overview

The Communication Officer will be responsible for creating communications strategy and communication content on behalf of FEDO. S/he will do everything from writing press releases to develop blog content and create social media posts as well as maintain digital media. 

Primarily responsibilities include but not limited to:

Communication Strategy

  • Design and implement comprehensive communications strategies and campaigns that advance FEDO’s research and advocacy work.
  • Develop, write and edit communication materials including- blog content, social media posts, press release, e-bulletin, newsletter, magazines by collecting information in collaboration with office team and others for public dissemination.
  • Produce and/or work with relevant professionals/ project staffs to produce and disseminate communication materials.
  • Create and contribute to internal communication protocols and initiatives of FEDO.

Media Relations and Coordination

  • Manages the creation, development, and implementation of effective and targeted media strategies and campaigns.
  • Work with designer/media agency to produce quality materials.
  • Cultivate and manage relations with the media and press.
  • Support program staffs for documentation and take up responsibility as per the need.

Publications: 

  • Writing, Online & Multimedia communications
  • Writing and editing communications materials in collaboration with FEDOs team, such as newsletters, blogs, fact sheets, web analyses, policy briefs, brochures, and other communications materials for public dissemination.
  • Maintaining digital media- official website and other social media handles as well as gathering photographs, videos and texts.


Applying Procedure

Email your CV/Resume, a cover letter and two samples of your writing to [email protected] CC: [email protected]

Only applications consisting as a minimum of the below will be considered:

  • Cover Letter (max 1 page), 
  • CV (max 3 pages) and 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for participating in the selection process and FEDO reserves the right to select and inform an appropriate candidate. 

For further information please visit our website: www.fedonepal.org 

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