Communication Officer (CO)
Raleigh International Nepal

Raleigh International Nepal (RIN) has worked in Nepal since 2016 in agreement with the Nepal Government. RIN is executing a 3-year project ‘Inspiring Youth through Active Citizenship’ (INSAC) which started in February 2016. RIN is a youth driven sustainable development charity creating meaningful and long-lasting development impact. Our programmes focus on youth in civil society, livelihoods, natural resource management, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Raleigh works in two districts, Gorkha and Makawanpur, in partnership with local NGOs.

Communication Officer (CO)

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Responsible to: Country Operations Manager (COM)

Salary: As per RIN Policy

Location: Kathmandu with travel to project areas 

Nature: Post is fixed term contractual in nature (inclusive of 3 months probationary period)

Overall Purpose of the Role

The Communications Officer takes lead to develop and institute a documentation and communication system and act as a focal person for programme / projects and operations related documentation and communication materials, content management and products development for internal and external purpose. This role is an excellent opportunity for further sharpening and diversifying the existing skills, competencies and experience in communications and knowledge management for sharing and learning across RI.

Person Specification


  • Passionate about Raleigh International's vision, mission values and Strategic Objectives and Credo of Raleigh Nepal
  • Passionate about working with young people and volunteerism
  • Proven experience of working in a team and being a Team player
  • Demonstrable evidences of a clear understanding and competencies on handling of print, digital, social media outlets including web platforms
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and documentation including infographics skills
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrable competencies of fluent communication both in writing and verbal in English and Nepali
  • Demonstrated higher degree of competencies on handling and management of Information Technology including Microsoft package, web-based platforms, social media, infographics, other relevant applications
  • Ability of proactively taking initiatives, assuming multitasking and working and delivering under pressure to meet the deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Enthusiastic and energetic personality with “Yes, We Can” attitude
  • Flexible to attend evening, overnight, or weekend activities as required


  • Experience of working with young people
  • Experience of working in a Cross-cultural environment 
  • Demonstrated interest in charity, volunteering and sustainable development work
  • Experience of working in marketing and fundraising 


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or mass communication 
  • Two year’s work experience in the similar field.  

Other Information

  • The holiday entitlement for full-time staff is 25 working days per year, plus 13 public holidays. The salary and other benefits will be pay as per RIN Personnel Regulation

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This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. However, it is inevitable that responsibilities and tasks may from varied and unpredictable.  It is expected of the staff to respond with a flexible approach when tasks arise which are not specifically covered in this job description. Should an additional responsibility or task become a regular part of an employee’s job, the job description will be amended in consultation with the employee.  

Applying Procedure

Women, people of ethnic minorities and Dalits are encouraged to apply

Applicants applying for the various position should mention the Job Title in their motivational letter including CV (max 4 pages) should be sent by  14th September 2018 via mail to /

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Trying to influence the recruitment process at any stage of the process shall lead to automatic disqualification

RIN reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case, All applications will be treated with highest confidentiality

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