Senior Communication and Youth Engagement Officer, Youth Activity Bangladesh

Family Health International (Dhaka, Bangladesh) 29 days ago

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Senior Social Media Officer, Bangladeshi Youth Activity in Bangladesh.


FHI 360 seeks a Senior Social Media Officer, for an anticipated USAID Bangladeshi Youth Activity. The project will aim to bolster youth’s income; resilience to violent extremism/ and anti-democratic values; and to provide youth the skills and abilities to advocate for good governance and to improve Bangladesh’s self-reliance. The project will build skills and empower in- and out-of-school youth to increase their employability, civic engagement and contribution to the economic growth of Bangladesh. The project’s three objectives will include: Increase civic awareness and resilience to anti-democratic and violent extremism values; Strengthen youth participation in community-improvements and decision-making processes; Improve the marketability and employability of youth to connect them to sustainable livelihoods and income generating opportunities. 

This position is contingent on funding.

Job Responsibilities:

The Senior Social Media Officer will assist in the creation of program materials and announcements, events, and other communication deliverables related to the program. The position will develop and deliver clear, concise, and coordinated messages and identify appropriate social media platforms to use to disseminate the information. The Senior Social Media Officer will report to the Communication Specialist. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Prepares promotional and informational materials including articles, pamphlets, presentations, and other media-related materials. 
  • Disseminates messaging and content across all communication platforms, including email, websites, and social media platforms. 
  • Documents and publicizes stories that demonstrate program impact.
  • Engages and supports youth to lead their own social media campaigns.
  • Produces short video clips to share online when requested.
  • Assists in knowledge management and with the writing and editing of reports and assessments produced under the program. 
  • Plans and coordinates meetings and events as needed. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in English, journalism, public relations, or related field. 
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. 
  • Requires 5-8 years of writing, editing, and publications experience. 
  • Experience with producing content for social media platforms. 
  • Prior experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), preferred. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English required; language skills in Bengali highly preferred.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.


Senior Communication and Youth Engagement Officer, Youth Activity Bangladesh

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