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Position: Risk Communication Coordinator
Duration: 5 Months
No. of Position: 2
Location : Kathmandu
Summary of Job Purpose:
This position will be responsible to support the NHEICC and Suaahara II in implementing Risk Communication and Community Engagement Activities to prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 in the community; liaise between the Suaahara II Program and the NHEICC for bringing synergy in their RCCE activities; review the evolving scenario and proactively recommend the appropriate RCCE activities to be designed and implemented by the NHEICC and the Suaahara II Program; support Suaahara II Risk Communication team in designing appropriate messages, tools and platforms to disseminate the key messages; when required, triangulating the messages from multiple sources and stakeholders; and develop the compelling content to generate desired responses and behavior change from the audiences.
Educational qualifications and experiences:
Master’s degree in development communication, mass communication, journalism, media studies, development studies or a related field; a degree in public health will be an advantage; Experience of working in the field of social and behavior change communication in the development sector; prior experience in the areas of public health and emergency communication will be an advantage.
This position is a short-term with a possibility of extension depending upon performance and availability of funds.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview process. Helen Keller Intl reserves the right to close the application before the deadline if a sufficient number of applications have been received and to extend the deadline if needed.
Helen Keller International promotes workforce diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.