Knowledge Management & Communication Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Bara
  • Applications have closed

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Knowledge Management & Communication Specialist – Simara

Corus International is the parent of a family of world-class organizations working to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to end extreme poverty once and for all. We are a global leader in international development, with 150 years of combined experience across our brands. Further details about the organization can be found at:

Lutheran World Relief in concert with Corus International seeks to recruit a Knowledge Management & Communication Specialist for the anticipated USDA funded Food for Progress project designed to address food security through improvements in the aquaculture value chain.

The position will be based at the project office in Simara, Bara District Nepal.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Institutional Capacity Building Lead, the Knowledge Management & Communication Specialist (KMCS) will manage and implement the USDA-funded project approach to communications, which includes the monitoring of social media protocols and engagement, as well as the clarification and implementation of branding and marking guidance for all multi-media products and reports.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and update (quarterly and as needed) a Strategic Communications and Outreach Plan
  • Engagement with and support to LWR project communications plans and products and media engagement
  • USDA branding and marking guidance for all multi-media products
  • Develop external communications including, but not limited to, success stories, reports, and other materials that communicate project’s lessons and successes over the years
  • Lead the process and produce and/or solicit, finalize and disseminate a range of regularly required written products for LWR including, but not limited to: project quarterly, annual and final reports, success stories, big events/meetings reports
  • Produce and/or solicit, finalize, and disseminate a range of multi-media products, including over social media
  • Coordinate review processes of products, as needed
  • Implement the project’s Branding and Marking Plan and ensure that project deliverables follow the plan
  • Establish and maintain LWR social media presence, including Twitter, Facebook, and other outlets, if approved by USDA
  • Coordinate product production with Knowledge Management Advisor, technical and country teams, as appropriate
  • Disseminate stories by collaborating with and using donor channels.
  • Develop and manage LWR events calendar and collaborate with team to collect, maintain, and distribute current content appropriately
  • Assure photographs, videos, and related graphics/visuals are produced, collected, and maintained/stored, ensuring accurate credits, permissions, and descriptive captions for photographs
  • Liaise with Corus International’s home office communications team to share photos, stories, and other marketing material for Corus’ website or newsletters
  • Provide copy editing support on a variety of digital, audio and print deliverables
  • Coordinate materials printing with LWR team and external vendors where appropriate
  • Explore solutions and/or upgrades to program communications, such as improved teleconferencing and web-based communications products

Education & Experience

The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, International Relations, Mass Media or related field with five (5) years of experience.

S/he should have relevant experience in designing and managing communications and outreach strategies for complex international development program(s), or equivalent combination of academic and work experience. In addition, the candidate should have experience in designing and executing outreach and communications strategies and campaigns for USDA-funded awards. Prior experience of documenting the learning of the project is required. Ability to engage with both electronic and non-electronic media for external communication and learning dissemination is necessary.

The candidate should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, Fluency in English and Nepali with professional proficiency in reading/writing is needed. Additional language is an asset.

Corus International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.