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Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Last Date: December 2, 2010
ADB seeks qualified professionals to fill this vacancy in its Department of External Relations (DER):
Support the external relations strategy of Department of External Relations (DER) and implement strategies and activities in assigned areas. Conceptualize communication plans for institutional campaigns, events, and projects. Focus on developing and recommending strategic approaches for improving effectiveness and scaling up communications for projects and initiatives. Oversee preparation of key communications products and materials. Identify communications tools and opportunities to position ADB amongst key target audiences. Undertake capacity building on effective communications with stakeholders, particularly media.
Immediate Reporting Relationships:
The position reports to: Head, Media and Communications Unit, Department of External Relations (DER)
The following staff positions report to the Communications Specialist: National Officer and Administrative Staff
Relevant Experience and Other Requirements:
Specific criteria include
Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level
At least 8 years' relevant experience, including at international level
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Consistently applies creativity and independent judgment to work
Performs work independently in own field of specialization, and equipped with knowledge and experience of multiple communication disciplines.
Experience in event management and organization of large international fora
Experience in managing staff from diverse backgrounds
Ability to manage, mentor and prioritize staff and managing complex relationships
Strong interpersonal skills and recognized as a team player
Demonstrated public relations, management skills
A university degree in communications, journalism, social sciences, international relations or related fields; preferably at post graduate level or its equivalent. Experienced in planning and implementing communications strategies and tools for international organizations.
For more details, visit http://www.adb.org/Employment/Professional
Deadline for applications is on 2 December 2010.
Women are encouraged to apply.
The Asian Development Banks vision is a region free of poverty. Established in 1966 and headquartered in Manila, Philippines, ADB's multicultural staff come from about 50 member countries. ADB offers an internationally competitive salary paid in US dollars. Salaries and benefits are generally free of tax except for citizens of some countries, primarily the USA and the Philippines, whose incomes are taxed by their respective governments. While the position advertised is for ADB Headquarters in Manila, Philippines, ADB staff must be prepared to serve in any location outside its Headquarters at the discretion of Management. Applicants must be nationals of one of ADB's member countries. International experience will be taken into consideration.
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