Communication Programme Officer

LOOM works towards harnessing the collective power of women through multi-generational activism, where activists across ages and experiences connect, organise and transform the structures that obstruct our equality. We are a group of individuals and organisations dedicated to movement building, young women’s leadership, sexuality and bodily integrity, LBTQ rights, and feminist politics of the internet. 

We aim to bridge feminist leadership and collectives of women’s rights activists and between activists for learning and support, solidarity and sustainability; Engage in Feminist Epistemologies as a process to collectively produce new and diverse knowledge that dismantles patriarchy, challenges the status quo and sets new agendas; Advocate for recognition of sexuality as bodily autonomy and human rights rather than prevention of diseases and Engage with the internet as a political space; we recognise that online violence is a manifestation of offline violence and we build and promote a digital movement that addresses such phenomena. 

The following vacancy is open for women, and gender non-conforming people. 

Communication Programme 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 : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jul. 30, 2019 23:55 (5 months, 3 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 2 years

Job Description

Do you have ideas to run campaigns, and build innovative ideas that support development of unique ways for local voices to become stronger? Are you effective in working at all levels of the society, and can organise and lead activities on your own? Can you design contents, and target at the right audiences? You enjoy working around gender, technology and sexuality?

Job Scope:

The communication programme officer works with the Senior Programme Coordinator under the direction of the Executive Chair to design, implement and provide timely evaluation of new interventions at programme levels. The program officer is responsible towards being engaged to implement activities. These include coordinating with stakeholders, hosting workshops/trainings as required, documenting several types of case studies and life stories, conducting field-based study, planning local budgets and overseeing its expenditure. 

The communication programme officer designs advocacy strategy at local levels with community based partners on different themes affecting LOOM’s community partners and with national level partners. The officers also act as the focal personal in implementing and leading these advocacy efforts including documentation, publication, branding and delegating other tasks as is necessary. The position is open to lead Communications and Feminist Knowledge Management.

The communication programme officer must be willing to travel frequently and independently.

Required Skills and Knowledge: 

  • Work Experience as member of a communication team in the past in a campaign, organisation or other socially motivated cause
  • Understanding of participatory video, production of podcasts/audio content and photography
  • Willingness to work with diverse forms of arts/media in advocacy and effective outreach from a participatory approach
  • Participant of the Digital Storytelling Workshop of LOOM will be an additional advantage

Required Qualification:

  • Minimum two years to four years of working experience in development work, law, Communications/Media/ Fine Arts, women’s rights, sexuality gender and technology following a Bachelor’s degree in similar subjects
  • Advanced skills working with basic computer applications and familiarity with all principal online platforms for institutional use
  • Excellent command in both Nepali and English language. Must be able to type in Nepali. Knowledge of another local language will be an asset. Must be able to type in Nepali or be able to perform within a month
  • Good skills in working with Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, Word press and social media content management

Applying Procedure

Send all materials to [email protected] and [email protected] with the subject line “Application to grow with LOOM in position of Communication Programme Officer” no later than 30th July 2019 by 5:00 p.m. 

Only Short- Listed Candidates will be contacted.

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