13 February, 2020

Media Officer/Communications

Transparency International Vanuatu
Port Vila, Efate

Due Date:

Full Time

Organisation Description: 
Transparency Vanuatu is a non-governmental organisation, established in 2001
to tackle corruption and promote good governance in Vanuatu. At the core of
the organisation's strategy is increasing access to information to support better

Job Desctiption:
• Increasing public awareness through the press and preparing weekly press statement for Friday newspaper or coordinating other staff members to provide content for review which should include regular Bislama articles
• Developing and expanding the knowledge of all citizens within Vanuatu especially developing working relationships with -  Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce, Election Office, VANGO,  and Shefa Provincial Council
• Developing  investigative journalism items to inform and to highlight good governance or breaches to expose these issues through editorials
• Develop  an active role in good governance and transparency and overseeing roles requiring Transparency to attend meetings, conferences and take an active speaking role or speech delivery as required by the Chief Executive Officer
• Support  and liaise with Staff Legal Officer on FOI regulations and ensure Transparency attendance and input is added at all FOI meetings and all requirements met
• Inform others to assist to stamp out corruption
• Assisting  all TIV staff with matters requiring promotion through the media including coordinating radio programs, ensuring all topics are properly prepared and development of their content prior to presentation
• Preparing and developing all materials related to project development  such as pamphlets, brochures, layout and working with the Project Coordinator as to content and updating any documents requiring reprinting
• Maintaining TIV Website and Facebook page  and regularly updating both medium to ensure up-to-date topics are included and monitoring negative feedback
• Contact for TI-S  on matters of surveys, preparations of articles of Annual Reporting, input required for TI-S including being the main contact liaison person for the CPI.
• Preparation of all Transparency Vanuatu material required to be delivered at Pacific Meetings or Annual General Meeting level
• Maintaining the Members  of Transparency Vanuatu in all media circulations, newsletters and events undertaken by Transparency
• Ethical  approach to all matters undertaken and to follow the core values of Transparency Vanuatu
• Monthly Reporting  update on activities undertaken to be provided to the Chief Executive Officer on the status of activities being undertaken so the Transparency Annual Workplan can be updated and reporting to the Board is maintained

Selection Criteria:
1. A Tertiary qualification in Journalism.
2. A minimum of 5 years non-profit work experience in comparable fields.
3. At least 3 years of demonstrated success in investigative journalism is an advantage.
4. Demonstrated success of effectively leading change and organizational growth through strategic planning.
5. Demonstrated knowledge of policy issues that are faced by people within the communities.
6. Strong and effective oral and written communication skills.
7. Personal qualities that include integrity, commitment to TIV's mission, respect for diversity and the ability to inspire and motivate.
8. Must be Microsoft Office proficient, i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.

Vt720,000 per Annum

How to Apply
Apply by:
In person

Contact Person:
Administrator, Transparency Vanuatu

Contact Phone:
() 25715

Email to send applications to:

Postal Address or location to apply in person:
P.O.Box 355
Port Vila

Caillard Kaddour Building


How to apply - more information:
Please apply in writing with CV, References or referees to the address provided below
 For further information on the above job please contact the employer directly.

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