Prottyashi as a non-governmental organization started its journey in 1983 and since then it has completed a journey of 33 years with an experience of working in various sectors.  The journey that started with family planning program today stands with projects targeted to extreme poverty reduction, child rights, primary health care, water and sanitation, education, climate change, sustainable agriculture and food security.
Coordinator (Communication)

Job Summary

Prottyashi, A social development organization has been responding the Rohingya Crisis in Cox`s Bazar since the crisis started. Prottyashi invites applications for the vacant position titled- Communication Coordinator: Rohingya Response under an urgent response program for recent Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh.

Key responsibilities (not limited to)
Communication Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement

  • Providing Support in developing and implementing communications strategies for Rohingya Crisis.
  • Liaising with the field and central team to deliver and disseminate communication content, materials and information.
  • Ensuring effective internal and external communications for Rohingya Crisis according to the Prottyashi mandate.
  • Develop a suite of content, written and audio-visual, that is of high-quality, relevant and interesting to a variety of external and internal meetings, for multiple online and offline channels.
  • Planning, initiating and reviewing external communication to promote organizational activities on various platforms. Document of all events, program learning, process, and impacts of emergency Rohingya response program should be sent to the central database.
  • Attending various meeting in sectors and sub-sectors and even in camp-CIC office and reporting accordingly in written about the result and outcomes.
  • Rapport building with various stakeholders, government parts and sector and subsectors and also with different donor agencies.
  •  Preparing presentation for the meetings and issues for the sectoral coordination.

Media Relationship

  • Developing communication strategy for the Rohingya Crisis.
  • Nurturing relationship with the press to mobilize it as and Designing content for proactive media campaign and reactive media communications and executing media campaigns of the organization
  • Maintaining close contact with key local and foreign organizations working in Cox’s Bazar. And, pro-actively promote Prottyashi mission, vision and strategic objectives as well as facilitating external visits to the projects.
  • Organizing media events for the organization (If required). Generating media contents (Press Kit, Press Invitation, Press Release & press related documents)
  • Developing and maintaining organizational database working in Cox’s Bazar and updating it in regular interval

Emergency/Humanitarian Response Communication, Capacity Building and Reporting

  • Coordinating with central/regional focal person/s. Develop SitRep format, and other reports as well as the back to office report.
  • Assessing needs of programs, Projects and Functions about the capacity building related to communication, branding and other issues
  • Supporting donor communication.


Communication coordinator – Rohingya Response will report to Director/Assistand director - Program of Prottyashi. S/He has to maintain functional relationship with his/her peers, greater program team including project teams and organization’s other priority teams. S/He must be able to communicate with other teams and units both program and operational.

Required Educational Qualification and Experience

  • Master's degree, preferably in Mass Communication / International Relation/ English/ Social Sciences/ Development Studies
  • At least 02 years of professional experience in communication in a reputed organization.

Technical Skills

  • Skill of photography
  • Must have professional writing and speaking capacity in English and Bangla, i.e. communication report, Field visit report, case study/story, press release, content writing, blog writing etc.
  • Proficient with MS office suite
  • Able to take decision in a timely manner, priorities and multi-task work seamlessly

Salary and benefits: 64,500/- (but may be negotiable for highly potential candidates)

Location of posting: Cox’s Bazar

Contract Duration: 02 (Two) Years


Application instructions:

Only those who meet the above requirements are requested to apply following these instructions.Interested applicants with relevant background have to apply with a Motivation Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) along with a recent photograph to  or The Executive Director, Prottyashi Head Office:Syed Bari, 903/A Omar Ali Matobbar Road(Near Bahaddar Bari) Chandgaon, Chittagong-4212. Phone: +88-031-658222, +88-031-2550506, Website :

Mention: “Application for the Position of Coordinator (Communication)” in the subject of the email.
Applications should specifically cover qualifications and particulars of present and past employment. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for tests and interviews. For more information contact at: +88-01847191398

Last date of application is Sunday, 12th  November 2018.
Short listed candidates will be informed: 13th November 2018.
Interview (Written & Viva-Voce): 16th November 2018.
Date of Joining: 24th November 2018.