Community Outreach Specialist – Vietnam

April 29, 2019 by Tina Gaspard in Job Openings

Provide public information, community outreach and event coordination support in relation to a dioxin remediation project.  Responsible to plan, implement and monitor project outreach efforts.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Prepare and implement an outreach plan to inform local
community members and other stakeholders of project-related information.

Community outreach and coordination, especially for remedial
actions conducted in civilian areas.

Identify media pitches and develop necessary materials,
including but not limited to press releases, talking points, fact sheets,
backgrounders on the project.

Develops and regularly updates communication materials such
as fact sheets, activity briefers, project summaries, brochures, handouts,
presentations and other documents deemed important to conveying project-related
information.

Assist with translating briefing materials into Vietnamese,
edits other Vietnamese documents for public distribution and creates materials
in Vietnamese for the public.

Organize and participate at community outreach activities to
educate the broader community about the project activities.

Ensure that brand identity, messaging and marketing and
communications strategy are in accordance with established guidelines.

Coordinates the design, printing and distribution of
materials, ensuring standards for timeliness, quality, consistency of brand
standards and cost-effectiveness are met.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

A bachelor’s degree in business, communications or related
field required.

A minimum of twenty (20) years of continuous experience in
related field.

Familiarity with the local cultural community.

Experience with graphic software in designing collateral
materials.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications including Word,
Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Strong communication skills in both English and Vietnamese
(oral and written).

Excellent organizational and project coordination skills
with the ability to coordinate multiple activities and meet deadlines.

PREFERRED SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with remediation projects.

Experience with USAID-funded projects.

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