Communications Officer - Tenders Global

Communications Officer

World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable childrens life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Job Purpose

The UCR Communications Officer will be responsible for creating a variety of communications content for World Visions Ukraine Crisis Response (UCR) based in Chisinau, Moldova. The officer will also support the Communications Director in achieving the targets and priorities identified in the strategy to ensure the successful delivery of World Visions Promise through UCR.

Experience in creating digital content, supporting communications campaigns, strong writing and analytical skills are essential qualities for this role with familiarity on best practices of widely used social media platforms.

A bachelor’s degree in a field such as communications or journalism is preferred but not required. A related field to support the performance of the job will be considered.

Major responsibilities

  • Work within the guidance of the UCR Communications Strategy for 2023-2024; support and contribute to the review and regular updating of the strategy;

  • Conduct interviews, write and produce weekly communications content such as stories, photo features and take video footage (as needed) on the various activities of the project;

  • Lead preparations for external and internal visits making sure to highlight opportunities and accomplishments, and explore potential risks to alert the SLT through the Comms Director;

  • In coordination with the project lead and team, travel regularly to the project for resource gathering to provide compelling resources for Partnerships public engagement needs;

  • Participate in project activities, meetings and other community events to be able to monitor developments that will be interesting to donors and partners;

  • Support in UCR social media campaigns and various World Vision global events linking the project for visibility and advocacy;

  • Support the project team in capacity building of communications skills to help improve report writing and building relations with communities and partners;

  • Guided by the Communications Director, support in building and enhancing media relations that will help boost World Visions reputation with various partners, donors and the local population;

  • Other communications-related work as assigned.

Knowledge/qualifications for the role

  • Required Professional Experience:At least one to two years professional experience working in communications or marketing related job.

  • Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification: Diploma or bachelors degree in journalism, Broadcast Communications, Marketing or any related profession.

  • Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications: Writing, editing, photography, networking and social media;

  • Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement: 70 % travel locally.

  • Physical Requirements: Physically healthy to work in a risk environment.

  • Language Requirements: Can speak and write in English.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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