Writer/Editor (Int'l Consultant)

Mekong River Commission (MRC)

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Consultant type

International (Individual) 

Contract type:

Special Service Agreement (SSA)

Duration:

30 working days from July – August 2016

Work Location:

Home-based, with possible travels  to the MRC Secretariat Office in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Key Responsibilities
  • Designing a work schedule of the assignment;
  • Reviewing the project documents of the five transboundary projects and the MRC’s Agreement and Procedures as well as other relevant documents;
  • Coordinating with the IWRMP Coordination Management Unit, the Communication Component and the transboundary project teams to determine key messages to be reflected in writing materials;
  • Drafting texts on the transboundary projects and the MRC Procedures for information materials;
  • Working with an in-house Designer to develop booklets/brochures/leaflets on the Procedures and the transboundary projects by assisting the design work, suggesting suitable images to accompany the texts, and editing the texts in the design process; and
  • Revising the texts for re-use on the MRC website and other similar publications if required.
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Designing a work schedule of the assignment;
  • Reviewing the project documents of the five transboundary projects and the MRC’s Agreement and Procedures as well as other relevant documents;
  • Coordinating with the IWRMP Coordination Management Unit, the Communication Component and the transboundary project teams to determine key messages to be reflected in writing materials;
  • Drafting texts on the transboundary projects and the MRC Procedures for information materials;
  • Working with an in-house Designer to develop booklets/brochures/leaflets on the Procedures and the transboundary projects by assisting the design work, suggesting suitable images to accompany the texts, and editing the texts in the design process; and
  • Revising the texts for re-use on the MRC website and other similar publications if required.

The Terms of Reference can be downloaded from the download box. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Application procedures:

The application should include (i) a cover letter outlining clearly how the candidate meets the requirements of the position, (ii) a detailed CV, (iii) MRC Personal History Form, (IV) Portfolio on his/her video products, (V) at least 3 reference, (VI) Proposal of an outline of the booklet on the TB Projects and consultancy fee.      The position title and section/division must be indicated in the cover letter.

For the proposal, please visit the following information as reference.

The application should be sent to:

Mekong River Commission
Office of the Secretariat in Vientiane (OSV)
P.O. Box 6101, 184 Fa Ngoum Road
Vientiane 01000, Lao PDR
Email: [email protected]

Closing date for applications:  28 June 2016


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL