Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Vacancy for Communication and Outreach Officer at IUCN Nepal

Vacancy for Communication and Outreach Officer

Our mission “To influence, encourage & assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity & diversity of nature & to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable & ecologically sustainable.”

IUCN is a world leader in developing knowledge & understanding for effective conservation action. A unique international organisation, IUCN brings together states, government agencies & NGO members, & some 10,000 scientists & experts from 181 countries in a global web of networks to provide a neutral forum for dialogue & action on environment & sustainable development issues.

The Communication and Outreach Officer will be responsible in assisting the programme communication, outreach and knowledge management of IUCN Nepal Office to help achieve its mission and objectives.

Priority will be given to the successful candidate who possesses A Master's degree, preferably in mass communications or a related field. IT knowledge especially the use of Photoshop and other designing / web designing tools required. Candidate must have at least three years of relevant experience in a similar position or journalism/publications/communication works in developement sector. He/She should have good oral and written communication skill in Nepali and in English and willing to travel to the field and work independently.

IUCN is an equal opportunity employer; qualified women and members of ethnic minorities or disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. IUCN Nepal reserves the rights to reject any or all applications. Interested candidates should send their CV, names of two referees and a cover letter explaining their interest in the position by 26th December 2011 to:

The Human Resources Unit 
IUCN Nepal Country Office 
P.O. Box 3923
Kathmandu, Nepal.

Details of the Terms of Reference is available at the Country Office reception desk or click on the link below
Details of the Terms of Reference: (pdf)

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