Communication Officer (Outreach)
|Division/Office:||Office of the CEO, MRC Secretariat|
|Salary Level:||M-11 Step 1 (USD33,440 base salary per annum) plus other benefit package as mentioned in the Job Description|
|Work Location:||MRC Secretariat in Vientiane, Lao PDR|
|Duration/Contract type:||Fixed-term Appointment / One-year contract with annual renewal for a maximum of 6 years|
|Closing Date for Applications:||9 April 2021|
|Only nationals of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam are eligible to apply.|
The job holder is to increase the ability of the MRC to effectively communicate and consult with key stakeholders and partners (general public, media, development partners, NGOs and others). S/he maintains good internal communication on key issues, and informs the external audiences, in particular through the media, to raises awareness about the activities of the MRC in the region and internationally. S/he supports the development of MRC policies and strategies for international cooperation and public relations and ensures those policies and strategies are effectively implemented.
Master’s degree in communications/ public relations/ journalism or other related field. In lieu of the Master’s degree, a Bachelor’s degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying professional experience may be accepted.
TOEIC certificate with 600 points and over is required. An equivalent internationally recognized certificate or a university degree from an internationally recognized academic institution whose instruction is in English may also be considered.
7 years of practical working experience in communications, public relations, external relations, social sciences; Work experience with international organisations and media relations.
MRC is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Besides required qualifications, immediate availability will be considered as an advantage to the selection process. Interested applicants may find more information about the position through the Job Description (JD). Applications are expected to fill in the MRC Personal History Form (Form RS-09). Both JD and the Personal History Form can be found at the top right corner of this page. Only short-listed candidates will be notified and are invited for an interview.
The application, in a single PDF file, must include (i) a cover letter outlining clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position, (ii) a detailed CV and (iii) MRC Personal History Form. The position title and division must be indicated in the cover letter. The MRC offers a challenging job environment with attractive compensation package.
Candidates must send his/her application via e-mail to the National Mekong Committee in the candidate’s home country, not to the MRC Secretariat directly, using the contacts below:
Cambodia National Mekong Committee
Address: No. 576, National Road No. 2, Sangkat Chak Angre Krom, Khan Mean Chey, Phnom Penh 12353, Cambodia
Tel. +855-23-216514 Fax. +855-23-218 506
E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lao National Mekong Committee
Address: Khunbulom Road, Chantabouly District, Vientiane
Tel. +856-21-260983 Fax. +856-21-260984
E-mail: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Thai National Mekong Committee
Address: Office of the National Water Resources
Juthamard Building, 89/168-170 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Bangkok 10210
Tel. +66-2-5541800 ext. 1392
Viet Nam National Mekong Committee
Address: 23 Hang Tre, Ha Noi, Viet Nam