Mar 082018

Organization: Winrock International
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 23 Mar 2018

Communications and Outreach Specialist

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Application Deadline: March 23, 2018

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Communications and Outreach Specialist for an upcoming USAID funded project supporting small and medium enterprises in Vietnam.

Winrock is seeking experts to design and provide technical leadership to activities that will support small and medium size enterprises (SME) in accessing and competing in domestic, regional, and international markets. Through its market-driven interventions the project will spur on and off-farm employment opportunities and incentivize investment in business service provision and market infrastructure. For all positions, preference is given to those with previous private sector experience and advanced degrees. All positions require fluency in English and local and/or regional experience. All positions are contingent upon Winrock International winning the award.

Position Description:

The Communications and Outreach Specialist will be responsible for the planning, oversight, management and reporting on all program communications and outreach activities.

Responsibilities include: ensure project is compliant with approved branding and marking plan; meet all program communication plan targets; spearhead implementation of the project’s communication strategy and plan, and update the plan as needed; develop information and communication materials such as brochures, press releases, videos, success stories, quarterly reports etc.; conducting awareness-raising campaigns through organization of events, online and mass media, and public relations; develop program communication/marketing material; assist with organizing conferences, workshops, speaking engagements and representing the program at these events; lead partnership-building efforts; support drafting annual work plans and preparation of periodic reports; develop and maintain a program website

Minimum Experience:

  • Must be familiar with USAID communications regulations
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in communications and outreach
  • BA in relevant area
  • Vietnamese and English language skills, excellent English writing skills, detail oriented, team player, work well under pressure, meet deadlines.

How to Apply? Please email your CV at

How to apply:

Please email your CV at

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