Id No... 133
International Rescue Committee (IRC) ob Context
Work Location: IRC-Bangladesh, Cox`s Bazar Office (with frequent travel to field locations and Dhaka)
Reporting To: Programme Quality Coordinator
Expected Start Date: At Earliest
Contract length: One Year (With possibility of Extension subject to funding, program needs and performance of incumbent)
Job Description / Responsibility
In support of the IRC CD, DDP and Programme Quality Coordinator, and working closely with the IRC senior policy and advocacy advisor, help oversee the collection of emergency response information and authentic story-led content suitable for IRC HQ communications, including media, social media and stories and updates for the website, as well as support efforts to proactively engage with international and regional media to pitch stories about IRC's response, advocacy priorities and partnerships, resulting in high-quality, top-tier coverage.
Work closely with the program and MEAL teams to collect, capture and document project activities and the needs of Rohingya refugees and host communities in the form of case studies and other content. Represent the information in an attractive and engaging format that can be shared with the public, media, project stakeholders, partners and donors.
Liaise closely with the grants team to support meeting HQ information requests and donor visibility requirements.
Through regular coordination with programme and MEAL teams, as well as collecting latest available information from UN and other sources, produce SITREPs (varied frequency) and daily updates during the height of any emergency.
Visit field sites regularly to document beneficiary needs and success stories.
Seek to identify new opportunities and angles for IRC Bangladesh content for donor, stakeholders and public audiences.
Gather information to support advocacy initiatives such as related case studies and evidence from the field. Provide communications support to public releases as appropriate, e.g. producing related tweet sheet etc.
Provide daily updates on the emergency response to ensure we have up to date information to pitch to journalists and updated talking points for interviews.
In support of the IRC Bangladesh and Country Director, Deputy Director Programnme (DDP) and working closely with the senior policy and advocacy advisor, draft press releases, background information and Q&As about IRC programs and issues of concern.
Working closely with the IRC HQ, support efforts to respond to information requests from news media; help assess and evaluate media requests, including research as necessary; help arrange interviews; and assist journalists and photographers in coordinating coverage of IRC programs.
Videography and photography of key project events and interventions.
Assist IRC Bangladesh colleagues to identify photography opportunities as well as support the hiring of freelance photographers.
Assist with professional photo and video shoots as required.
Ensure that all materials adhere to the branding and marking requirements.
Provide country office staff with relevant trainings and support on principles of communications, including informed consent.
Compile daily media reports relevant to IRC programme in Bangladesh
Provide visibility and briefing material packages for all high-level/external visits, including IRC HQ, donors, other delegations, as needed
Any other tasks as assigned by the DDP and Country Director
Bachelor or Masters
Concentration / Major: Communications, journalism, English, public relations or other related field from an accredited university
6 to 7 year(s)
6-7 years of work experience a similar role within international humanitarian/emergency contexts
Competitive Base Pay With Fringe Benefits (Medical Benefits + Bonus+ Leaves Entitlements) As per IRC National Pay Scale In Bangladesh.
Application Deadline : Oct 20, 2018
Location: COX`S BAZAR