Job Title: Media and Communications Assistant
Reports to: Advocacy Director
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contract Duration: Yearly contract (subject to three-month probation)
Salary and Benefits: Based on experience and compatible with local rate
Application Deadline: 1 November 2023
Overview of Progressive Voice
Progressive Voice (PV) is a participatory rights-based policy research and advocacy organization rooted in civil society, which maintains strong networks and relationships with grassroots organizations and community-based organizations throughout Myanmar. It acts as a bridge to the international community and international policymakers by amplifying voices from the ground, and advocates for a rights-based engagement and policy on Myanmar. PV upholds the values and principles of peace, human rights, non-discrimination, justice, and self-determination, and teamwork based on mutual respect, recognition, cooperation, and collaboration.
PV is looking for a committed attentive team-player professional for the position of Media and Communications Assistant (MCA). Under the supervision of the Advocacy Director, the MCA will be assisting the Media and Communications Officer to implement communications strategies, campaigns, events, and other initiatives in alignment with PV’s organizational strategies and priorities. The MCA will also assist in maintaining PV’s website and social media accounts, and creating visual contents for dissemination. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills to maintain smooth internal and external communication with staff, partners, and other project collaborators in Myanmar and English languages. Ability to work with a small, diverse, committed, active and fast-paced team is a must. The candidate must have a strong commitment to, and understanding of, human rights issues and ability to demonstrate sensitivity in working with vulnerable, marginalized, and disenfranchised communities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, CV, and two contact details of references in English or Myanmar. Only complete applications will be reviewed. We will not be able to notify all applicants unless they are shortlisted and chosen for an interview. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a writing sample.
Please email your application to: email@example.com with the subject heading “Application: Media and Communications Assistant”. This application is open until 1 November 2023. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.