Public Relations and Communication Officer

The European Union Health Facility (EUHF) has been established by the European Union in March 2015 as a part of the actions agreed with the Government of Vietnam within the framework of the EU Health Sector Policy Support Programme phase 2 (EU- HSPSP 2): Towards Equity and Quality of Health Services in Vietnam. For more information please visit our web page www.euhf.vn.

EUHF is currently looking for the candidates to fill the position of the Public Relations and Communication Officer

Duration of the assignment: March 1, 2018 with possible extension (full time employment)

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Produce focused standard narratives for the HSPSP results and achievements
  • Organize, file and select the graphic documentation of events and activities
  • Actively seek media coverage of relevant actions and events
  • Prepare mass media information of the project (print, electronic, radio, tv) including press releases, in consultation with project experts and the TL;
  • Coordinate / monitor the work sub-contractors on production on the video and printed materials
  • Keep updates on social media on EUHF activities
  • Provide weekly updates for the EU publicity office in EU delegation in Hanoi
  • Provide material for the project website and EU website
  • Ensure the information flow between journalists and the project is maintained, including media in the provinces
  • Coordinate publicizing of project events, press conferences, round tables, etc in the pilot regions with the relevant media people and institutions in the regions
  • Collect all publications and records for project files, and contribute to the Project Progress Reports with all published materials, broadcasts and events
  • Disseminate project information to stakeholders, to the MoH and EUD website and counterpart institutions
  • Assist with the organization and media publicity for national project conferences, including the recording of such events on CD and DVD.
  • Providing regular quarterly reports on the PR work carried out in the project to the TL, and any other reports as requested
  • Other technical duties as may be required in consultation with the TL

Qualifications

Education:

  • A Master Degree in Journalism, Mass Media Management, Linguistics, Social Science or similar

Experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in all aspects of communication and visibility activities for donor supported projects and/or international company;
  • Experience with at least one EU funded project in any area, experience in health sector will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the EU Communication and Visibility Guidelines is an advantage

Other skills:

  • Full proficiency in English and Vietnamese, including excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experience in promoting the social campaigns using different media channels
  • Experience and network within the professional journalist community
  • Experience in working within an international team

Deadline for submission of the CVs is September 8, 2017.

All interested candidates should send their application in English, including a cover letter indicating the position they are interested in, the motivation for their application and a detailed CV (specifying the educational background, detailed description of all the assignments conducted, years of expertise) in electronic form, to Ms. Oxana Abovskaya, Health Facility Coordinator, at recruitment.vietnam@epos.de (No phone calls please).

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
The European Union Health Facility (EUHF)
Location: 
Hanoi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2017-09-08