Recruitment of a Communications Officer

Recruitment of a Communications Officer

06/08/2019
in Jobs

Background

Rikolto (formerly VECO/Vredeseilanden) is an international NGO with more than 40 years of experience in partnering farmer organisations and food chain actors across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Rikolto runs programmes in 14 countries worldwide through eight regional offices.

Rikolto in Vietnam is the Vietnamese Regional office of Rikolto, located in Hanoi. Rikolto envisions a world with production and consumption systems that allow poverty and hunger to be eradicated and that do not burden our planet more than it can bear. Therefore, we empower farmer groups to become solid business partners and implement future-proof, sustainable practices. We support them so that their products meet quality standards. We connect them with innovators in the food industry to explore new ways of doing business. In 2017, Rikolto in Vietnam started a 5-year programme named “Supporting Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Value Chain Development Benefitting Smallholder Farmers in Vietnam”.

We are currently looking for a qualified professional for the position of Communications Officer for the period 2019-2021. This incumbent will be based in the Regional Office in Hanoi, Vietnam with regular travel to the Programme’s target locations.

Position summary

The Communications Officer, under the direct supervision of the Regional Director in Vietnam, will spearhead and implement Rikolto’s internal and external communication activities and increase Rikolto’s network of potential partners and supporters.

Job size: Full-time

Expected starting date: As soon as possible

Basic requirements: For more details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role, please refer to the Job description below.

How to apply? Please send your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with at least three referees in English before 21 August 2019 by email to:

Ms. Le Thuy Linh

Rikolto in Vietnam Coordination Office

House No.4, 249A Thuy Khue Compound, Thuy Khue, Tay Ho, Hanoi

Email: linh.le [at] rikolto.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.