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.
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
Minimum diploma and/or vocational training in
journalism, communications or a related field, and/or minimum 2 years relevant
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
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
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
organisational and time management skills, including the ability to plan your
own work to meet deadlines
willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment
skills in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word, Publisher and
Relevant work experience with an International
Non-Government Organisation (INGO)
Experience in communicating via new and social
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.
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.
Not Stated Address:
Port Vila: Nelly Daniel Human Resource Coordinator, PO Box 1129, Port Vila, Vanuatu
Tanna: John Bill Charley, Tanna Field Coordinator, CARE Office Isangel Tanna