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Communications Specialist

Tetra Tech
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End Date: 26 Apr, 2018

Location :Islamabad
Country :Pakistan
Positions :1
Post Type:Job
Job Type :Full Time
Start Date :12 Apr, 2018

Tetra Tech ES, Inc., a subsidiary of Tetra Tech (USA) dedicated to international development, is recruiting for a Pakistan-based professional for the position below to support a multi-year (2017-2021) USAID-funded sustainable energy project in Pakistan.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Communication Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing a communications plan that reaches out to both stakeholders and the public to promote and highlight the work and goals of the project. The candidate will also be responsible for disseminating messages about the project to the project’s stakeholders such as the Government of Pakistan.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Develop and implement the project’s communication plan.
  • Coordinate all external outreach on the project to the Government of Pakistan and other stakeholders in consultation with USAID.
  • Field and respond to incoming requests for information, talking points, messaging, etc. from project staff , USAID and counterparts.
  • Develop communication material on issues and topics in the energy field for diverse audiences including the USAID, the GoP, and internal staff to be used for written and verbal communications and social media.
  • Provide communication support at events including preparation of press releases, announcements, social media posts and organize for photography and videography as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: (MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS)

EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications

WORK EXPERIENCE:
5 to 7 years communications experience required. Preferably in corporate communications, or working for a USAID funded project.

SKILLS:
Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
Experience writing about energy issues
Some experience with social media communications
Very high level of professionalism and awareness required

LANGUAGES:
Excellent language proficiency in both writing and speaking in English and Urdu. 

 

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