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Communications Officer - Vietnam

AVI is seeking a passionate, experienced and skilled Communications Officer to work with our partner, the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) Vietnam office.

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Applications Close: 9:00am Wednesday 22 July 2020
Contact Email:  careers@avi.org.au

AVI (formally known as Australian Volunteers International) is an Australian not-for-profit international development agency. Since 1951, AVI has facilitated effective development outcomes working side by side with over 3,000 partner organisations, governments and community organisations in 89 developing countries. For more information, visit www.avi.org.au .

With a head office in Fitzroy, Melbourne, AVI has 150 staff globally across 22 international offices in geographical regions including Asia, Africa, PNG and the Pacific.

AVI is seeking a passionate, experienced and skilled Communications Officer to work with our partner, the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) Vietnam office. AVI is the contract holder for ACIAR’s In-Country Communication Officer Network (ICCON). ACIAR is an Australian Government agency, specialising in agricultural research-for-development. ACIAR brokers and funds research partnerships between Australian scientists and their counterparts in developing countries.

As Communications Officer, you will work directly with the ACIAR team, and be responsible for the development and implementation of the ACIAR Vietnam communications strategy, and support ACIAR in the development and promotion of a broad range of communications products.  A key focus of the role is to improve awareness and understanding of ACIAR, its mission and programs in Vietnam through communication content and product development to showcase ACIAR’s work.

You will have extensive experience working in development communications at a mid to senior level and hold tertiary qualifications in Journalism, Communications, Public Affairs, Social Sciences, International Relations or other discipline closely related to development and/or agriculture related work.

You must have a demonstrated ability to develop content for a range of purposes, including general communication activities such as writing and editing information materials, social media, producing video content, event management, web-content and multimedia material.

As a self-starter, you have the ability to work both autonomously and within a team.  Your highly developed interpersonal and communication skills will serve you well, enabling you to liaise with diverse groups of stakeholders. Proficient use of written and verbal English is required, and fluency in local language is advantageous.

Positions are open to Vietnamese Nationals and residents with authority to live and work in Vietnam. Rates of pay are based on local labour standards.

For other enquiries about this role, please contact careers@avi.org.au 


Application Procedure

Please submit a cover letter and a current resume to applications@avi.org.au

Applications close at 9:00am AEST Wednesday 22 July 2020.  AVI may close applications for this role earlier if a suitable applicant is identified.

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