Media and Communication Officer
Save the Children
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In Nepal and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children - every day and in times of crisis - transforming their lives and the future we share. Save the Children invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates (Nepali Citizens only) who are reliable, accountable, have the ability to deliver results with the highest level of integrity and who value diversity for the following position(s):

Media and Communication Officer

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TEAM/PROGRAMME: Advocacy and Communication

LOCATION: Butwal, Western Field Office (WFO)

CONTRACT LENGTH: Fixed term till December 2018

CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Level 3 - the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE: The position will provide information, communication and media related support to the field office in coordination with the department in Kathmandu. Based in the field office , the position’s role is to undertake field visits, gather and put together information of programs for internal and external purposes and program documentation.


  • Collect, categorize, and coordinate with the regional office for all communication and documentation related requests and respond to them in consultation with the Media and communication Department.
  • Undertake field visit to the relevant program areas covered by the regional offices to document Save the Children’s program activities and impacts
  • Gather, edit and coordinate media collaterals like images, audio, video and texts.
  • Engage and assist program staff in necessary publications undertaken by the field office 
  • Be the focal point to coordinate brand compliance in coordination with the center. 
  • Contribute to Save the Children’s internal communication mechanisms (OneNet, Newsletter, and social media sites) 
  • Support the department to ensure efficient and accurate information flow between regional offices and center
  • Work with the regional project based team to engage in media outreach activities and profile local advocacy issues in the region
  • Take stock of information and communication resources generated in the region of projects and programs
  • Assist in member media visits, arrange logistics for field visits and act as a fixer for key external media visitors. 
  • Capacity Building of SCI and PNGO staff on OD
  • Support project staff and partner NGO on case study and documentation

Occasional duties

  • Take up roles and responsibilities according to the needs of the department


  • Representing the organisation amongst partners related to branding policies, media and communication work of the organisation

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


Bachelor's degree in Social Studies or Media & Communication related discipline(s)


Experience: At least 3 years of working experience in the related field 


  • Basic skill in using audio and video digital equipment such as still and video camera and audio recorders
  • Basic skills in multimedia software applications
  • Excellent written and spoken skills in English and Nepali
  • Good networking and communication abilities
  • Good presentation and communication skills

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Canvassing at any stage of the processes shall lead to automatic disqualification. No telephone inquiries will be entertained.

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