Emergency Response Communication Manager- 1 position
Plan International, Nepal

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation working in 51 developing countries that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Plan International has been working in Nepal since 1978, helping marginalised children, their families and communities to access their rights to health, education, economic security and protection. Through the support of local partners, Plan International works in 37 districts in Nepal. We take active measures in recruitment and employment practices to ensure children are protected.

Plan International Nepal invites application from interested and eligible candidates for the following position:

Emergency Response Communication Manager- 1 position

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Purpose: The position holder will be responsible for maximizing Plan’s positive media coverage and fundraising opportunities, being accountable to key stakeholders accountable by communicating the humanitarian situation and Plan's emergency operations. S/He will lead in developing and amending communications plan for national and international media as needed and will establish and maintain excellent relationships with key national and international journalists. S/He will be acting as the focal point of contact to respond to the requests of media, journalists, NOs, and donors, including arranging interviews and field visits. 

Terms and Location: One (1) year fixed term employment based in Plan Nepal Country Office, Lalitpur with frequent travel to the field (at least 40%)

Core Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Mass Communications, International Public Relation studies and/or in relevant field.
  • At least five (5) years’ of work experiences in humanitarian aid context and strong experiences in handling sensitive media/journalist, speaking and writing reports and case studies. Also, strong understanding of print, radio, television and online media. 
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to PLAN's values and principles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle both internal and external liaisons and communications with national and international journalists, representative from other NGOs, National Offices and donors; and also with International Headquarters and Asia Regional Office communication persons.
  • Lead and manage VIPs, National Offices, and donors visits and develop content and media package for national and international coverage and visibility.
  • Support brand roll-out for emergency response team to ensure all relief materials, transportation and staff clothing are appropriately branded as per the project and grants requirements
  •  Monitor and evaluate the national and international media coverage and work closely with International Headquarters communication officers to produce documents on lesson learned and make recommendations for future operations.

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