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Gender Media Officer

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Major city in Southeast Asia

Organization: Oxfam

Oxfam International is unable to support relocation to South East Asia or obtain a work permit for the role. Candidates must be currently based in a major city in SE Asia as outlined above and possess and be able to retain their right to work in that location.

Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.

One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

Around the world, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.

Oxfam is an international confederation of 20 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Oxford, with advocacy and campaigns offices in Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.

This post will be part of the OI Secretariat Public Engagement Department, as part of the OI media team.

The Role 

Oxfam International is looking for an assertive, creative, dynamic and experienced multi-disciplined communications professional who understands women’s rights at an international level.

The successful applicant will have significant experience in media and PR, with a proven record of focusing on women’s rights in their communications. Video, photo and digital production skills are essential, as is field experience and a desire to travel. Sound news judgement, demonstrable creative execution, and excellent writing skills are a must as well as a “can do” attitude with the ability to empower others. Experience of working remotely is essential and within a dispersed team. This is a new and exciting role for the confederation so someone who can hit the ground running by setting and meeting expectations creatively and flexibly, while energizing others, is key.

Fluency in English, and track record of working in the English language for English language media, is required. Competence in one other language is desirable.

The ability to start the role by December 1st 2017 is highly desirable.

How to apply:

Visit Oxfam's website to apply

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