Website Oxfam International
GMO – Gender Media Officer
Closing date: July 31st 2017 23:59 GMT+1 * (*Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.)
Interviews: Week commencing August 14th 2017
Location: Flexible- based in major city in South or Southeast Asia (subject to being able to establish a contract of employment with relevant affiliate)
Contract: Full-time, open-ended (subject to being able to establish an open-ended contract of employment with relevant affiliate)
Salary: In line with Oxfam Values & based on location
Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in the location of the post.
Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.
One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.
Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.
Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Oxford, with advocacy and campaigns offices in Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.
This post will be part of the OI Secretariat Public Engagement Department, as part of the OI media team.
Oxfam International is looking for an assertive, dynamic and experienced multi-disciplined communications professional who understands women’s rights at an international level.
The successful applicant will have 6+ years’ experience in media and a proven record of focusing on women’s rights in their communications. Video, photo and digital production skills are essential, as is field experience and a desire to travel. Sound news judgement and excellent writing skills are a must as well as a “can do” attitude. Experience of working as part of a remote team is highly desirable. This is a new and exciting role for the confederation so someone who can hit the ground running by setting and meeting expectations while energizing others is key.
Fluency in English required and competence in one other language is desirable.
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Please note that applications that do not have a cover letter and Résumé/CV will not be considered (you will need to combine your Résumé/CV into one document before attaching it to your application). Please provide a cover letter of no more than 1 page and a CV of no more than 2 pages. Should your application be successful, the next stage will be a news test, followed by interview. Thank you in advance for your interest in this position.