Communications Coordinator

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:

Vacancy: Communications Coordinator

Based in Hanoi

Main Responsibilities:The role of the Communications Coordinator is to support the development of and in collaboration with program teams coordinate the implementation of communications, advocacy and campaign strategies, media engagement plans, digital and social media strategies, visibility and communications plans for programmes and Save the Children’s brand roll-out. The post holder will lead the production and development of communications materials that are necessary for communication with donors, stakeholders, government, beneficiaries and Save the Children staff members. S/he will work on positive media relations with the local media outlets in Vietnam, to boost the public profile of Save the Children in Vietnam. The Communications Coordinator will ensure smooth flow of information and stories from the field, ensuring that products are made available in Vietnamese and English across all platforms, including One Net, Workplace, website, Facebook, You Tube, Twitter and for internal purposes.

Key Competencies:


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, arts, fine arts, or any related field

  • At least 5 years’ experience in advertising, communications, social media, media management, event management, marketing, public relations or any related field. Strong experience of leading or implementing strategic communications campaigns. Experience of working in related human development issues especially one or more of Save the Children’s sectors (i.e. child poverty, child protection, child rights governance, education, health and nutrition) an advantage.

  • Excellent English and Vietnamese communications skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to speak confidently in front of the media, donors and senior staff and deliver key messages to the media

  • Good eye for page layouts and design

  • Good understanding of social media engagement

  • Good understanding of the key components in brand management

  • Excellent personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

  • Willingness to travel to field offices and work in difficult environment according to travel requirements


Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: 4th Floor, Machinco Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District Hanoi or by Email:

The SC’s application form is available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 31st July 2017. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face.  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children (SC)
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2017-07-31