Practical Action is a change making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world. We do things differently, so answers that start small can grow big - bringing people together in bold collaborations, using innovation and knowledge to build futures free from poverty and help shape a world that works better for everyone.
Detailed Job description / requirements:
Practical Action is a change-making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world. We do things differently, so answers that start small can grow big - bringing people together in bold collaborations, using innovation and knowledge to build futures free from poverty and helping shape a world that works better for everyone.
Practical Action invites applications for the position of Communications Associate to work for the Practical Action Office.
About the role
The purpose of the role is to support the overall communication, branding, and profiling-related activities of Practical Action in Nepal, including the implementation of the communications strategy and specific communications plan for the projects. The post holder will support in content collection, management, and production of communication materials and assist in managing the digital platforms of Practical Action in Nepal.
You have the willingness and enthusiasm to work in challenging situations. You have a proven experience in communications/journalism-related works. You have experience writing blogs, articles and case studies for websites and social media. You understand photography, videography, and the use of editing tools.
Why join us?
The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference in the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values-driven and highly engaged colleagues, work-life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.
In addition, we offer the following benefits in addition to the Social Security Fund benefits in Nepal:
- Annual holiday entitlement is 18 days in addition to public holidays
- Agile working arrangements
- Baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothers and appropriate arrangements for childminders
We treat all employment applications fairly, regardless of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability.
Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults, and candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing. To ensure that Practical Action meets its obligations of safer recruitment, appointment to positions within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.
Interested candidates can download a detailed job description form from www.practicalaction.org/jobs.
Submit a cover letter along with the job application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10 October 2023.