Training Officer
BBC Media Action
BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. We use the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights.

Our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world. We work in partnership with broadcasters, governments, non-governmental organisations and donors to share reliable, timely and useful information. We use the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights. Our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world.

BBC Media Action uses various forms of media and communications to tackle poverty and contribute to long-term change in some of the world’s poorest places. To achieve this, we partner with civil society, local media and governments to:

  • Produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences and
  • Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.

  • Our work in Nepal focuses on governance, resilience and humanitarian preparedness and response with strong gender commitments and focus. BBC Media Action Nepal Office is about to start a research and communications project funded by World Food Programme (WFP) to support improved nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) outcomes in schools and communities in 10 different districts. The work will complement and reinforce WFP’s ongoing Nepal School Meals Programme (NSMP) particularly feeding into its strategies to increase knowledge and uptake of healthier WASH and nutrition practices.

    Training Officer

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    Basic Job Information

    Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work
    Job Level: entry
    No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
    Job Location: Sanepa, Lalitpur
    Offered Salary: None
    Apply Before(Deadline): Jul. 13, 2015 00:00 (3 years ago)

    Job Description

    BBC Media Action uses various forms of media and communications to tackle poverty and contribute to long-term change in some of the world’s poorest places.  To achieve this, we partner with civil society, local media and governments to:

    • Produce creative programmes based on robust research in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences around key development issues.
    • Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.

     
    The postholder will lead and support on the following:

    • Design and deliver creative and engaging trainings and workshops using tested and valued adult learning techniques to media and development sector professionals, on a range of technical, editorial and genre-specific skills related to media and communication.
    • Design and implement multi-media training materials and courses and ensure the dissemination of these through various platforms and formats including distance learning.
    • Ensure high quality translations of all training materials produced by the team.
    • Support broadcasters to use findings from audience research and feedback to refine and improve programme outputs in response to audience needs.
    • Assist with project co-ordination, including work planning, financial management, ensuring health and safety of project staff, and liaising with project donors and partners as required.
    • Support training of trainers initiatives.
    • Hold learning events and evaluate learning approaches as appropriate.
       

    Essential skills and experience

    • Proven track record of training design and implementation preferably in the media sector.
    • Understanding and practical know how of adult learning techniques. 
    • Strong understanding of the role of communications in development.
    • Experience of successful project management, ideally in the development field, training projects. 
    • Experience in working with contracts, ideally within the broadcast sector 
    • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of BBC editorial values 
    • Experience working in either media or development.
    • Strong communication skills including the ability to write well in English and Nepali.
    • Excellent attention to detail.

    TO APPLY:

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a CV and covering letter outlining your interest in the role, and demonstrating how you fulfil the essential skills and experience, by July 13th 2015 to application@np.bbcmediaaction.org (with job title in subject line)


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