Communications Manager

Aug 10, 2017 04:12 pm

British Council Company Name: British Council

Job Title: Communications Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Category: NGO/Development

Deadline: 23 Aug,2017

Educational Qualification:
  • Graduate degree in marketing/ communications/media and journalism, development studies or equivalent work experience


  • Minimum of 3 years managerial experience in a similar role in the corporate or marketing sector



And will have the following skills and experience

  • Minimum of 3 years managerial experience in a similar role in the corporate or marketing sector
  • Proven track record of skills in these areas: corporate communications, brand communications, communications for development, behaviour change communications, media planning, etc.
  • Experience of reporting on reach and impact through offline and online channels
  • Strong strategic and planning skills for communications, public relations and campaigns.
  • Excellent communication skills both in Bangla and in English (IELTS level 7.5 or equivalent)
  • Strong writing and content creation skills with evidence of creativity and innovation to deliver strategic campaigns
  • Graduate degree in marketing/ communications/media and journalism, development studies or equivalent work experience


Other Opportunities:

We can offer

  • Monthly salary BDT 93750.00 (Consolidated)
  • Transport allowance of Tk 8000.00 per month plus other benefits according to the organisation’s policy.
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Medical benefits upon confirmation on the post for the staff and their family members (spouse/declared partner and children).
  • Experience of working in an international organisation includes good work life balance and flexible working hours


Instruction :

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and called for interview. We will only shortlist applications submitted on a British Council application form submitted electronically through jobs portal. Any hard copies of the application and incomplete application in the portal will not be accepted.

To apply, please click on the following link that will take you to the Jobs portal of British Council

Apply Here

Closing Date: 23 August 2017

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Job Detail:

Communications Manager

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

British Council invites applications for the position of Communications Manager

No of position/s- 01

Role Purpose

To tell the story of the British Council’s work in Bangladesh to its intended audiences using the most effective and impactful approaches and platforms

The post holder will work closely with operational leads, identify relevant communication tools to raise profile in terms of audience engagement and project delivery, ensure sharing of market insight and drive a digital culture across the organisation by designing and implementing a cohesive communications strategy that supports the country operation and showcases the work of the British Council in the most effective manner linked to the platform being used.

Main duties, accountabilities and responsibilities

Develop with Head of Marketing and Communications a coherent stakeholder/audience engagement strategy which aligns with the business objectives of each SBU and follows British Council communications policies and standards
Develop a suite of content, both written and audio-visual that is of high-quality, relevant and interesting to a variety of external and internal audiences, for multiple online and offline channels. Develop and review online and offline content produced by other teams. Supervise copy-writing, proof reading, translation and content editing tasks
Identify and nurture key media relations and opportunities for public engagement to raise corporate profile and reputation. Support teams to develop and deliver mass media plans. Produce corporate press statements and press FAQs and guide staff on media interviews. Supervise the PR agency and hold them accountable for agreed deliverables
Plan and review internal communications content, promote blogs, best practice and impact stories on various platforms – South Asia intranet, corporate bulletin, global event grids and marketing and communications network
Develop relations with external vendors and agencies and supervise production, design, and branding of communications on corporate items. Manage, alongside the marketing manager, the production of communication collaterals liaising with SBU Focal Points
Liaise with global and regional communications teams, brand team, digital and social media team to get advice, guidance and support as and when needed. Ensure all internal and external communications are according to British Council brand and corporate identity standards