Organization : Right To Play Thailand Foundation
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 18 Apr 2019
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Deadline : 7 / May / 2019
Position: Communication Officer (Thai national only)
Closing Date: 7 May, 2019
Organization: Right To Play Thailand Foundation
Department/Division: Country Office
Work location: Bangkok, Thailand and field sites
Right To Play is a global organization, using the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps over one million children learn through play to create better futures, while driving lasting social change in more than 20 countries each week. Founded in 2000 by social entrepreneur and four-time Olympic gold medalist Johann Olav Koss, Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has national fundraising offices in Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Regional offices are in Africa and the Middle East. Our programs are facilitated by more than 600 international staff and 14,400 local volunteer Coaches.
The Communications Officer reports directly to the Country Director (CD). He/she receives guidelines from the Marketing and Communications Team at Right To Play Headquarters. The Communications Officer is responsible for managing the communication plan and activities in Thailand. He/she is expected to assist in enhancing the organization’s overall public image. The incumbent works closely with the Country Director, Program Managers and the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer.
- Planning and compliance (35%)
- Develops and implements an annual communications plan, in line with the country and regional office plan
- Provides leadership for overall communications related to Right To Play in the respective country
- Ensures that all communications materials and messages are in-line with project grant agreements
- Conducts field visits to project sites and ensures proper dissemination of information for events and success stories
- Ensures proper documentation of communications materials
- Conducts ongoing review of the communications plan and communications components of country action and strategic plans to ensure compliance; identifies gap areas and recommends solutions
- Ensures Right To Play promotion of various International “Days” such as Childrens’ Day, World Refugee Day are in-line with national strategy and behavioural and social goals.
- Facilitates relationship building with country and community opinion leaders and celebrities including Athlete Ambassadors/Supporters to endorse and disseminate behavior modification messages for social mobilization campaigns in region.
- Ensures compliance with Right To Play brand book, Child Safeguarding policy and other policies related to communications
- Communication (35%)
- Develops systems for effective and efficient communications and best practice sharing within the country office
- Develops a system to produce personal stories, quotes and photographs of Coaches and children in our programs; oversees photo archiving
- Develops informational and promotional material on Right To Play projects
- Trains country team on the value and usage of the brand
- Liaises with printing and design companies, edits design when required
- Oversees and approves all print proofs in the country before being printed including T-shirts and documents
- Acts as a focal point on the “play-space” intranet, where applicable
- Media and public relations (25%)
- Develops and maintains relationships with country, and locally based media.
- Closely monitors and tracks media coverage for RTP and sport for development in country.
- Establishes contacts with media and writes media releases and success stories.
- Conducts media development activities in country to build capacity of local media to advocate for the role of sport for development and the role sport can do in meeting development goals
- Promotes partnerships across the organisation and beyond, and represents Right To Play on all relevant communications networks
- Accompanies and supports visitors to the country when delegated
- Works with the Country Office team to develop and implement media relations strategy for any high-profile visit to the country/region including preparing background materials and relevant packages
- Performs other duties as assigned (5%)
Required (must have):
Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or any related field.
Desired (an asset):
- Graphic design, photography, and printing experience
- Demonstrable experience in networking
- Understanding of human rights and social change issues
- Experience working in child protection
- Strong MS Office and the ability to use PowerPoint
- Strong in using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
- Understanding of principles of inclusion in sport and play
Required (must have)
3 years’ experienced with I/NGO in the country of operation including media relations and developing communication plans and material:
Excellent written and spoken English and Thai
COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
- Excellent interpersonal and confidence using these in a cross cultural environment
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- A solid team player with respect for others
- Ability to understand and motivate others
- Proven ability in transferring knowledge and experience
- Adaptable with the ability to deal with stress
- Demonstrated professionalism and positive attitude
- Effective organization skills
Compensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: email@example.com and kindly include “Communication Officer” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.
For more information, please visit: www.righttoplay.or.th
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org