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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

7137 Communications Officer

CARE International Vanuatu

Non Government Organization
Port Vila, Vanuatu 
Job Hours:
Not Stated
Due Date

Job Description: Job Reference: CIV1718
CARE is an international humanitarian and development organisation fighting global poverty, with a vision to which focuses on empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities.
We are looking for a Communications Officer to join our team based in Port Vila with significant travel to other sites.
The Communications Officer will help tell the story about CARE’s programs and get important messages out to communities.
Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include implementing CARE’s communications strategy by developing stories and communications materials to share the work CARE is doing with key stakeholders, including the media, donors, partners, communities and the general public.
        Required qualifications and skills:
        • Minimum diploma and/or vocational training in journalism, communications or a related field, and/or minimum 2 years relevant work experience
        • Professional communication skills in Bislama and strong communication skills in English, including an ability to write press releases, human interest stories and communications materials appropriate for an NGO stakeholder audiences
        • Ability to develop creative communication products, tools and approaches
        • Good awareness of the media industry and ability to cultivate relationships with media outlets and representatives as well as other stakeholders
        • Awareness and sensitivity to the particular issues facing vulnerable and marginalized people in Vanuatu and the development landscape in Vanuatu
        • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to take direction and to work as part of a team
        • Good organisational and time management skills, including the ability to plan your own work to meet deadlines
        • A willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities
        • Good skills in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word, Publisher and Excel.
        • Relevant work experience with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO)
        • Experience in communicating via new and social media platforms
        • Demonstrated skills in photography, videography and/or graphic design.


        In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. 


        Bislama, English

        How To Apply:
        To find out more about this rewarding opportunity please sent your cover letter and CV in English before 25 September 2017 quoting the reference CIV1718’ as the subject of the email/letter.

        Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.
        CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

        CARE is committed to protecting the rights of children.  CARE reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.

        Contact Person:

        Nelly Daniel


        Not Stated
        Port Vila: Nelly Daniel Human Resource Coordinator, PO Box 1129, Port Vila, Vanuatu
        Tanna: John Bill Charley, Tanna Field Coordinator, CARE Office Isangel Tanna

         Not Stated
                      13-September-17 Direct from Employer

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