Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. With its head quarter in Ireland, Concern has been working in Bangladesh since 1972.


Concern Worldwide invites application for the following position (re-advertised)

Title of the Position:
Communications Coordinator
Number of Position:
One (01)
Type of Contract: 
Core position
Contract Duration:
Initially for Three (03) Years with possibility of extension
Gross Annual Salary range (inclusive of Festival Bonus & Gratuity):
BDT 1,217,424.00  -  BDT 1,798,467.00
Duty Station:
Dhaka with frequent field visit to Project sites

About the position:
The Communications Coordinator is a senior level core position within the organisation responsible for leading overall organisational communication function in collaboration with Country Director, other Directors and Programme heads to promote and support our mission to transform lives of people living in extreme poverty in Bangladesh. This includes responsibility for communication with external audiences, within Bangladesh programmes, and Concern Worldwide Headquarters globally. The position will provide technical line management of project level communication officers and work closely with Country Director, other directors and Heads of programmes and other technical units.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Developing and formulating a Country Communications strategy for Concern Worldwide in Bangladesh which is aligned with Concern’s Global Communications Strategy, in consultation with colleagues, partner organisations and media organisations, incorporating plans and systems
  • Enabling innovative and quality design and production of a wide range of materials, including success and need based case studies, brochures, blogs, information packs, banners, posters, documentaries, videos, and exhibitions etc. (ensure compliance with Concern’s policy/guidelines)
  • Ensuring a quality, coherent and consistent approach in the development of visibility materials and presentation of Concern’s work to media, general public and other development actors based on the evidence of impact of our work captured in collaboration with programme teams.
  • Working closely with Advocacy Coordinator to identify appropriate communication tools and techniques to ensure key advocacy messages are effectively delivered and campaigns are ultimately successful.
  • Ensuring development of central information storage (both electronic and hard copy) accessible by all staff, to act as a resource for learning.
  • Supporting the fund raising initiatives of Concern by collaborating with SMT and Programme teams through producing fund-raising content, developing social & behavioural change communication (SBCC) components, communications plan and budget, branding and visibility interventions in line with donor compliance for new project proposals.
  • As a member of the Technical Unit, to work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure excellence within Concern’s work is captured, promoted and disseminated.
  • Contribute to the process of implementing quality programmes by ensure that the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) on Quality and Accountability are effectively implemented throughout the organisation, and at the country programme level.

Key Requirements:


  • Masters’ degree in English or Journalism/ Media or in relevant subject having exposure in Journalism/ Media

Job related experience and knowledge:

  • At least 5 years of experience in writing and editing in the field of development communications.
  • Proven experience of developing a wide range of communications materials for both online and offline media, ensuring visibility and effective brand management at all times.
  • Excellent writing and editing in English and Bangla, with strong computer literacy.
  • Good understanding of development sector and issues in Bangladesh
  • Ability to work in very organized manner with high level skill in planning, interpersonal communication, presentation and coordination.
  • Technically competent in internal communication, media engagement, event management, social media, and public campaigns
  • Good access to print and electronic media.

Necessary Skills and competencies

  • Delivering Results
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Effective Communication
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership and people management
  • Planning & Organising
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Excellent English Language (both written and spoken)
  • Relationship Building
  • Influencing and advocacy
  • Writing & Research skills
  • Information Technology (MS Office, Internet)
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Managing change

Job Description: Click here to download

Job Application Form: Click here to download

If you feel that your qualification and experience matches with our requirements, and you have a shared commitment to Concern’s values, please complete the Concern Job Application Form along with your updated CV with photograph and National ID to Please use the prescribed Concern Worldwide Job Application Form. Any other form of application will not be accepted.

Please note this is a re-advertisement. Candidates who applied earlier need not re- apply.

Closing Date for Applications: 21 September 2019

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

Please mark the position applied for on the envelope OR in the email subject line. Any canvassing will result in disqualification. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

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