Communications Assistant

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.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

CS positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:

Vacancy: Communications Assistant

Based in: Hanoi

Main Responsibilities:The post holder is responsible to support the communication and campaign work of Save the Children in Vietnam, working closely with the Communications Coordinator to ensure that all internal and external communication is effectively implemented and in compliance with Save the Children communication guidelines. In particular, the post holder will support the development of communication materials, information sharing, and social media for the office.

Key Competencies:


    University degree, preferably journalism or media/communications,

    1-2 years work experience in communications or media fields

    Excellent English and Vietnamese communications skills, both written and verbal

    Ability to 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

    Good 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: [email protected]

The SC’s application form and Job description are attached.

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 19th November 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
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2017-11-19