Re Advertisement - Communications Manager

(based at Bangladesh Country Office, Dhaka)

We strive on creating an inclusive work culture that ensures every individual feel supported and respected- a culture that focuses on gender inclusion with power to elevate unheard voices and value diverse experiences, fostering an environment of authentic respect and trust.

Our core values bind us together and hold us to high standards for how we expect ourselves and those we work with to behave. They are our guiding principles to the way we work and help us to understand how to put our organizational purpose- Advancing Children’s Rights and Equality for Girls into practice.

These shared values and behaviors help to foster a culture of openness, accountability and transparency and to create a learning culture within Plan International, which allows innovation, experimentation and learning from our mistakes. They are also intended to help us attract those who share our ambitious goals for children and young women.

The Role & Scope:

The position of ‘Communications Manager’ is required to raise profile in terms of audience engagement, profile building and brand development through programme and influencing work in line with the Country Strategy. The position holder will ensure high quality communication deliverables internally and externally to profile impact and success of the organisation’s work through strategic communication.

Under the supervision of Director Girls Rights, the Communications Manager will be responsible to raise profile in terms of audience engagement, profile building and brand development of Plan International Bangladesh. S/he will work towards a clearly defined set of goals that supports Plan International Bangladesh strategic vision and change journey. The Communications Manager will be accountable for leading Plan International Bangladesh internal and external communications and management of the communications staff and resources. S/he will support the senior leadership team to raise the profile and impact of Plan International’s work in Bangladesh through creative, ambitious and strategic communications. The post holder intend to tell the story of Plan International Bangladesh to its intended audiences using the most effective and impactful approaches and platforms. In this connection, s/he will orient and train the organization’s staff on communication, public relation, branding and content issues.

What we’re looking for

We need a dynamic individual who possess significant experience in developing and managing communications content and tools and success in delivering high -quality digital strategies, including extensive experience with web and social media. The post holder needs to have excellent ability to write clearly, concisely and persuasively in English and Bangla– translating complex issues for a variety of audiences along with strong public speaking skills in English and Bangla.

An advanced degree (Master’s) in Communications, English or Advertising, or similar area of study, from any of the top universities in Bangladesh or from overseas with experience (six to eight) in Strategic Communications positions preferably in development and / or humanitarian contexts.

About Plan International

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International envisages a world in which all children and young people realise their full potential, a vision now shared by the 193 Heads of State and Government who adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. This is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Its girls who are most affected.  Plan International’s new Global Strategy aims to transform the lives of 100 million girls by implementing an integrated programme and influence approach.

How to apply:

To find out more details and apply visit: Communications Manager and should apply online by 13 January 2022. Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note we will be shortlisting on an ongoing basis so would encourage early applications. All Plan International Bangladesh’s job notifications are published and Plan International does not ask for or ever accept applications fees.

Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Plan promotes competitive salary, female friendly workplace, outstanding co-workers (who are respectful, professional, unbiased and easy to work with). Equal opportunity allows equal access to promotion, leadership role or incentive programme and plan actively encourages diversity welcoming applications from all especially women and people living with disability.

References will be taken along with background check and Anti-terrorism screening in conformity with Plans Global Policy on Safeguarding Children and Young People.

Salary Package: Salary range  BDT 1,69,760 to BDT 2,12,200 (Monthly Cost to the Company based on experience) along with other benefits i.e., Life insurance and hospitalization benefit, Festival Bonus, Provident Fund etc.

Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. References will be taken and background and Anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Safeguarding policy of Children and Young People   

Applicants who have already responded to previously published advertisement do not need to submit their application again.  

As an independent development and humanitarian organization, We strive for a just world that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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