Webmaster (Web and New Media)
Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN)
Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) is a non-governmental and non-profit community development volunteer organization (NGO). VIN aims to promote equality, economic wellbeing and basic human rights through enhanced educational programs and community training.

VIN adopts an integrated, participatory community development approach for the well-being of the community. It works with both local and international volunteers, implementing different kinds of programs and activities under its six major programs: 1. Women’s Empowerment: 2. Public Health & Medical Care 3. Environment Conservation & Cultural Biodiversity; 4. Children’s Development 5. Youth Empowerment and 6. Disaster Response & Relief

Webmaster (Web and New Media)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : IT & Telecommunication
Job Level : entry
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : None
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 28, 2013 00:00 (5 years, 3 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : Not Required
Other Specification

Mandatory Professional Skills Required

  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience in the areas of web development, design, content management, and multimedia authoring tools including, but not limited to content management systems, Adobe Dreamweaver & Photoshop and a sound knowledge ofphp,DotNet, HTML, XML, XSLT, CSS etc.
  • Demonstrated ability in the development, installation, configuration and management of web-based applications and projects.
  • Tertiary qualifications in information technology or related fields with relevant experience/ competency in managing internet/new media systems sufficient to perform the duties of the position.
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to develop, coordinate and manage projects and resources effectively to achieve work goals, to meet deadlines and commitments, manage and mitigate risk and ensure delivery of agreed outcomes that meet VIN’s requirements.
  • Fluency in oral and written English.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and investigative skills with the ability to initiate, formulate, implement, monitor and evaluate new techniques and methodologies, operational procedures, practices and guidelines relevant to the role.
  • Good social and interpersonal skills with a sense of initiative and responsibility; innovative and ability to work in a multi-cultural team and under pressure.  

Job Description


  • The Webmaster/Communications Officer acts as the nucleus of the organization in consolidating and disseminating information for internal, external and potential members of the Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) community.
  • Their role is multifaceted, and combines the soft skills of a Public Relations practitioner with the hard skills of a Webmaster/Online Editor.
  • VIN is looking for a creative and resourceful individual who thrives on pulling people together, through effective deployment of information and to make things happen.  This individual should come to understand VIN’s various stakeholders, target audiences, beneficiaries and media intimately, so as to pre-empt the needs of each group of people and pro-actively expedite the achievement of targets for VIN’s various community programs.
  • Equally important is that the Webmaster/Communications Officer should also take pride in upholding website/new media design, accessibility, usability and navigability standards, as well as being up-to-date on web technologies in developing, maintaining and evolving online tools and media channels.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain VIN’s websites and related on-line applications.
  • Drive online solutions to maintain and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders that will increase the effectiveness of the VIN community.
  • Provide technical advice on external applications.
  • Liaise with stakeholders and relevant target audiences to develop web based tactical projects, to further VIN programs.
  • Contribute to the ongoing enhancement of VIN’s web presence by identifying and acting on opportunities for information and process improvement.
  • Keep abreast with latest social media/ networking tools for leverage of sponsorship and support for VIN’s ongoing and new programs.
  • Optimization of website (SEO): Ensure that the web site runs smoothly and all the implemented features function properly and undertake troubleshooting of the web site.
  • Manage, author and execute content through effective channels to improve communications with external/ internal VIN staff and volunteers such as:
    • VIN website
    • VIN Facebook community
    • VIN alternative profile pages/links E.g.Ammado, LonelyPlanet, GoAbroad,ProjectsAbroadPro,VolunteerMatch, etc) Planet, GoAbroad, ProjectsAbroadPro, VolunteerMatch, etc)
    • Outreach to external 3rd party sites to publicize VIN
    • Write/Edit Newsletters
    • Launch Company, University & Sponsor Outreach Packs
    • Gather and publish best practice volunteer case studies

Salary& benefits: Rs 18,000/- to 22,000/- Based on qualification & experience

How to Apply?

Please send us your

  1. Letter of motivation,
  2. Updated resume and
  3. Passport size photo

to career@volunteersinitiativenepal.org


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