Communication and Reporting Officer Grassroots Conflict Prevention (GRACE) Project

Posted a year ago by World Vision Lanka, Classification: Human Resources & Recruitment

World Vision is a Christian, relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

We work through our main sectors - education, health and nutrition, water and sanitation, economic development and child protection - serving all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. Our work is always child-focused, participatory and community driven.

World Vision and has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently serves in 28 locations in 13 Districts across the country through development programmes. In 2021 we directly impacted the lives of over 100,000 most vulnerable children and their families.

Job Profile

Communication and Reporting Officer- Resilient, Inclusive Sustainable Economic development, for Sri Lanka (RISE Lanka!) is responsible for implementing the communication and visibility plan of project and preparing timely reports as per the donor's requirements and internal communication and decision- making, She/he is responsible for capturing and collecting the impact stories during the project period and developing the communication materials with the collaboration of project team and the partner.

Major Responsibilities

  • Capturing photos, videos and stories while implementing the project ensuring that they meet the donor and organizations standards.
  • Coordinating with media personals at National and local levels and getting sufficient publicity for the project achievements.
  • Prepare timely reports as per agreed timeline.
  • Support to finalize the evidence base documentation as per the standard reporting.
  • Developing impact stories with high quality to communicate the project success to the donors, stakeholders and other relevant parties.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • At least three (3) years of experience in a Communications or Media position or similar responsibilities in the development sector, with evidence showing examples of previous work (articles, social media content, photos, videos etc.)
  • Bachelor's Degree/ Diploma in Journalism, Mass Communication, Development Studies or related field.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Good interpersonal, collaboration & team building skills.
  • Well-developed written and oral communications in Sinhala & English (Ability to write and speak Tamil will be an added advantage).

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