JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Media and Communications Officer (For Urgent Hiring)

Date of posting: 13 February 2019
Deadline of application: 23 February 2019

The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development Foundation, Inc. (PLCPD), a non-government advocacy organization composed of national legislators, is looking for a highly committed individual to fill the position of Media and Communications Officer.

The primary tasks of the Media and Communications Officer are the following:

  • development and implementation of information and media campaign plan for legislative advocacies of the institution,
  • coordination and networking with media organizations and individuals,
  • development of media releases and statements for the organization’s priority issues and advocacy campaigns,
  • person-to-person advocacy and provision of technical assistance to PLCPD members and policy champions on matters related to media advocacy,
  • assistance in or management of high-impact and creative advocacy activities of the organization, and
  • management/implementation of short-term and strategic communication projects and activities of the institution.

Qualifications:

  •  graduate of Development Communication, Communication Arts, Journalism, or any Social Science course
  • has excellent interpersonal skills
  • familiar with writing basic media releases (advisory, press briefer, press release)
  • proficient in oral and written communications in both English and Filipino
  • preferably known in the media circuit or has links with media
  • at least two years of experience related to media work
  • computer literate

Interested parties may send their letter of application and curriculum vitae until 23 February 2019 (Friday) to:
Mr. Romeo C. Dongeto, Executive Director
Email: plcpdfound@plcpd.org.ph (copy: comres@plcpd.org.ph)

Here is the detailed job description and competency requirements for the position.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by 26 February 2019.