Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam nationals: Communication Officer for Outreach

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

Vientiane, Laos 🇱🇦

Division/Office:Office of the CEO, MRC Secretariat
Salary Level:M-11, Step 1 (USD 33,440 base salary per annum) plus other benefit package as mentioned in the Job Description
Work Location:MRC Secretariat in Vientiane, Lao PDR
Contract Type/ Duration:Fixed-term Appointment/One-year contract with annual renewal for a maximum of six years
  
Date Posted:8 April 2022
Closing Date:5 May 2022

Only nationals of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam are eligible to apply.

Job Summary:

The job holder is to increase the ability of the MRC to effectively communicate and consult with key stakeholders and partners (general public, media, development partners, NGOs and others). S/he maintains good internal communication on key issues, and informs the external audiences, in particular through the media, to raises awareness about the activities of the MRC in the region and internationally. S/he supports the development of MRC policies and strategies for international cooperation and public relations and ensures those policies and strategies are effectively implemented.

Job Requirements:

Certificate:Master’s degree in communications/public relations/journalism or a related field. In lieu of the Master’s degree, a Bachelor’s degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying professional experience may be accepted.
Additional certificates:TOEIC certificate with 600 points and over is required. An equivalent internationally recognized certificate or a university degree from an internationally recognized academic institution whose instruction is in English may also be considered.
Experience:7 years of practical working experience in communications, public relations, external relations, social sciences; Work experience with international organizations and media relations.

The MRC is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Besides required qualifications immediate availability will be considered as an advantage to the selection process. Interested applicants may find more information about the position through the Job Description (JD). Applications must fill in the MRC Personal History Form (Form RS-09). Both JD and the Personal History Form can be found at the bottom of this page. Only short-listed candidates will be notified and are invited for an interview.

Application Procedures:

The application, in a single PDF file, must include:

  1. a cover letter (not longer than 1.5 pages) that outlines clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position. The position title and Division must also be indicated;
  2. a CV that must not be longer than five pages;
  3. the MRC Personal History Form..

The MRC offers a challenging job environment with an attractive remuneration package.

The candidate must send his/her application via e-mail to Thai National Mekong Committee Secretariat, not to the MRC Secretariat directly, using the contact below:

Cambodia National Mekong CommitteeLao National Mekong Committee
Address: No. 576, National Road No. 2, Sangkat Chak Angre Krom, Khan Mean Chey, Phnom Penh 12353, Cambodia
Tel. +855-23-216514 Fax. +855-23-218 506
E-mail: [email protected]
[email protected]
Address: Khunbulom Road, Chantabouly District, Vientiane
Tel. +856-21-260983 Fax. +856-21-260984
E-mail: [email protected][email protected] 
Thai National Mekong CommitteeViet Nam National Mekong Committee
Address: Office of the National Water Resources
Juthamard Building, 89/168-170 Vibhavadi Rangsit Road, Bangkok 10210
Tel. +66-2-5541800 ext. 1392
Fax. +66-2-5219147
E-mail: [email protected]
Address: 23 Hang Tre, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel. +84-24-39343565
Fax. +84-24-38256929
E-mail: [email protected] 

More information

 Job Description

Personal History Form


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