Supports the project's technical, cross-cutting, and operations teams to ensure efficient planning and implementation of communications activities for the program.
Creates and coordinates dissemination of appropriate communication products via relevant channels of USAID Bangladesh, global MTaPS, and MSH, including traditional and social media, websites, newsletters, and at events.
Works closely with and with guidance from MTaPS Strategic Communications Lead to provide news updates and stories from MTaPS Bangladesh for publishing on global MTaPS channels; to ensure communications outputs carry key messages; and to develop strategic content (short online articles, print products, videos, etc.) for promotion and campaigns. Develops and coordinates regular project highlights for distribution to USAID Bangladesh Mission, MTaPS and MSH, ensuring key messages are consistently delivered to relevant target audiences across all channels.
Works directly with the technical staff to plan, design, and or/manage specific strategies and activities, such as supporting incorporation of technical, contextual and experiential learning into technical strategies, interventions, and processes. Manages and coordinates requests for project-related briefs, press briefings, case studies and other communications and knowledge products, as appropriate.
Works with technical experts to guide and produce high-quality print and digital communication products that translate complex technical information into easily understandable and meaningful messages.
Serves as the primary point of contact for ensuring compliance of the project's branding and marking regulations, under guidance of MTaPS Strategic Communications Lead.
Assists in identifying and developing success stories, working in close collaboration with technical team and global MTaPS Communications team through the review process, approval and publishing (in print and online). Prepares and shares posts for channels like Facebook and Twitter to promote stories and content. Able to manage Facebook page.
Liaises across project team and with communications counterparts across global MTaPS and MSH team and USAID Bangladesh as needed to collaborate on promotion and campaigns
Required: Bachelor's degree in the areas of communications, journalism, or similar field.
Preferred: Master's degree in relevant discipline will be preferred.