Senior/ Communication Associate
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Senior/Communications Associate for BIGD. The Senior/Communications Associate shall work in coordination with Program team and will generally report to program manager or as designated by the project leader. The program is based on Dhaka but will involve frequent field visits.

Job Profile

Under the guidance of the Project Leader and Program Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for planning, developing and implementing communication strategies, activities and materials for the assigned program. S/He will also be responsible for maintaining partnerships with other relevant organizations and to disseminate information and create awareness about specific programmatic output.

The main duty and responsibilities are:

1.     The Communications Associate will work closely with the project’s program section to ensure that relevant communications/program materials are developed and disseminated to donors and target groups through relevant media and network channels.

2.     Maintain close liaison with field offices and partners and prepare regular communication material based on field updates in both Bangla and English.

3.     Draft and edit articles, press releases, success stories and other advocacy/information materials.

4.     Prepare reports to disseminate in popular media in coordination with the program team.

5.     Create and maintain the program specific website and social media sites (Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) such as daily monitoring, posting and content development.

6.     Support organization of workshops, seminars, campaigns, events and project review meetings

7.     Maintain a library of media coverage, clippings etc. S/He will develop and archive communication materials, including digital, such aspublications, press releases and clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, web resources etc.

8.     Any other programme / project related task as assigned by the institute

Job Nature

Full-time contractual

Educational Requirements

Masters/ 4 years Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism, public relations or a related field.

Experience Requirements

At least five years of similar work experience is required. Candidate should be able to work independently – with minimum supervision and guidance from supervisors. Demonstrated and extensive social media experience is an added advantage.

Job Requirements

Excellent writing skills in both English and Writing

Experience in working with field level partners is desirable.

Job Location

Dhaka Division

Salary Range (monthly)


Other Benefits

As per policy

Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should forward an application and a CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with Cc to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by December 25, 2017. BIGD is equal opportunity employer. The application should include detail contact (including email, mobile number etc) of the candidate and a short rationale on how he/she matches the criterion of the position. Short listed candidates would be informed via email about written exam and/ or interview.