Dec 8, 2010

Job announcement

Title: Communication & Information Officer    Application deadline: 20th of December 2010

Contract type: full-time    Duty station: Chisinau, Moldova


The Delegation of the Swiss Foundation „Terre des hommes” in the Republic of Moldova requires a committed and energetic Communication & Information Officer to carry out and coordinate key communication functions within 3 Tdh’s projects in the area of child protection and assistance. 


As a strong communicator of both internal and external messages, across a range of media (web, print, radio, TV etc.) the candidate will support the Tdh team in their public affairs work – promotion & advocacy events, informational campaigns, liaison with mass media representatives- on behalf of their members. As any Tdh collaborator, the Communication & Information Officer shall respect the policy of neutrality of the Foundation in external communication relations and is bound by an obligation of confidentiality. He/she is committed to the Tdh humanitarian charter as well as the Child Protection Policy (CPP) in her/his behavior. 


•    Development, organization and implementation of the communication strategies within Tdh’s projects;

•    Development of a communication plans within three projects of Tdh;

•    Working with the Tdh team to ensure optimum visibility for their work towards targeted audiences;

•    Assistance to maintenance of a Tdh regional website: updating news, events, databases of the site; 

•    Elaboration of the press releases, news from the field, interviews, writing of the case studies, ect;

•    Editing the newsletters to be published quarterly;

•    Copywriting: magazine articles, brochures, leaflets, fact sheets, etc. 

•    Liaison with  international/ national mass media representatives;  

•    Organization and coordination of the promotion & advocacy events;

•    Follow up of the Move project (psychosocial development of children through games and sport).


•    Education degree in Communication/ Public Relations or other related field;

•    Previous experiences in public relations, journalism, media or lobbying will be an asset A confident communicator; 

•    A knowledge in the area of child rights, child protection and assistance will be an asset;

•    A team-oriented person with initiative and  good analytical skills;

•    Excellent knowledge of MS Office tools;

•    Language skills: fluent in English and Romanian and good knowledge of French and Russian;

The Terre des hommes Delegation in Moldova offers an opportunity to work in a dynamic, cross-cultural and international environment. As a Communications Officer, the candidate will be reporting directly to the Tdh’s Delegate and will be in liaison with project’s managers for all information related to the projects. The position of Communication & Information Officer foresees some travels in the field. 


•    A Curriculum Vitae summarizing positions held in the past, responsibilities involved and personal achievements;

•    A letter of interest specifying your motivation for this position;

•    Copies of diplomas and certificates, proving your education and experience; 

All the documents should be sent to:

Nelea Motriuc


phone number: +373 22 24 16 64.