Oxfam

Communication Advisor

Oxfam

Job Description

Through its mission, Oxfam is committed to promoting the well-being of children, youth, women and men.

Oxfam has a policy of zero tolerance for any behaviour that contravenes its code of conduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, as well as lack of integrity, corruption and fraud.

To achieve this, Oxfam will ensure that it recruits people who demonstrate the same values and expects everyone already working in the organization to share and embody this commitment.

MANDATE CONTEXT

Oxfam-Quebec is implementing its new volunteer cooperation program (VCP) entitled « Equality in Action » in close collaboration with Oxfam teams in the countries of intervention. This program will take place over a period of seven years (2020-2027) in thirteen countries and three regions.

The VCP aims to increase the performance of local partner organizations in developing countries in implementing inclusive, innovative and sustainable development initiatives that will advance Gender Equality in all 13 countries. The knowledge, capacity and expertise of qualified volunteers will be leveraged through short and long-term assignments with local partner organizations.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and facilitate workshops in writing, photography, social media Administration.
  • Collaborate in the planning and execution of digital campaigns for Oxfam and its partners.
  • Support Oxfam's editorial calendar management for social networks.
  • Generate and disseminate visual stories and graphics based on Oxfam and partner programs.
  • Support the Design of graphic and/or audio-visual montages based on monitoring trends in the media agenda.
  • Adhere to Oxfam's code of conduct and ethics.
  • Support the construction and administration of Oxfam's graphic material and image bank.
  • Collaborate in the conceptualization and dissemination of digital strategies.
Others:
  • Share and embody Oxfam's commitment to a zero-tolerance policy for behaviour that violates the code of conduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, bullying, lack of integrity, corruption and fraud.
  • Participate in development efforts in Canada during and after the mandate by contributing to the dissemination of the program, projects, partners, etc. through testimonials, life stories, photos, quotes, etc.
REQUIREMENTS

To be domiciled in Honduras and have
  • Canadian citizenship or permanent residence in Canada
  • or citizenship of a Latin American country other than Honduras
Studies in journalism or communication, with specific training in social networks and Digital Media.

Experience in the conceptualization and management of digital campaigns.

Experience in communications management of non-governmental organizations, civil partnership and/or International Cooperation organizations.

Intermediate management of Graphic Design and audiovisual production programs.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing for different audiences.

Understand, respect and promote the value of diversity, women's rights and freedom of expression in the workplace.

Handling of photography and video techniques.

Ability to work in a team and share knowledge with diverse audiences Knowledge and ability to apply a Human Rights and gender equality approach to communications.

Microsoft Office domain (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) and Skype Advanced level in Spanish Experience in group facilitation Adherence to Oxfam-Québec's mission and values, including the promotion of gender justice Experience in international development work CONDITIONS

  • Living and housing allowances
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Days off (20 days off/year for terms of 12 months or more)
  • Access to various Training Courses
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