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Communications Officers for This Life Cambodia

(This job application was closed on 22nd July 2019)
For : Cambodian Only
Categories : Communications, Media, Sales / Marketing
Schedule : Full time job
Sex : Male, Female
Language : Khmer, English
Location : Phnom Penh, Siem Reap
Hiring : 3 Positions
Closing Date : 22nd July 2019
Salary : Negotiable
Experience : At least 1 year
Degree : Bachelor
Job Description

Communications Officers - up to 3 Positions available:
Section: Communications and Marketing
Location: Phnom Penh or Siem Reap 

Open to Cambodian Nationals only. 
Women are encouraged to apply. 

  • Are you a born communicator?
  • Do you love using words, images or film to express an idea or tell a story?
  • Would you like to use your creativity and problem solving skills to help Cambodia create a brighter future?
  • Do you want to work for an NGO which will understand your talent and know how to take it to the next level?
  • Will you join a dynamic team which has already won one international award for creativity and impact in 2019, is a finalist for three more, and has even more exciting plans for the future?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we want you to join our Communications Team at This Life Cambodia. We are a rapidly growing, highly respected NGO which has spent ten years working side by side with Cambodian children, families and communities to help them overcome challenges and create a better future. We work to support young Cambodians striving for a better education, families struggling with poverty, young people in the criminal justice system, women and children experiencing domestic violence, and young children in residential care who need to be reunited with their families, and many others.

Our Communications Officers are vital in our growing organisation. You will be its creative heart, trusted and encouraged to tell our stories to the world in exciting ways. The primary purpose of these roles is to develop content in English and Khmer that is innovative, engaging, informative and exciting for use on our website, social media and in fundraising.. All three Officers, led by our Communications Managerwill collaborate with TLC staff to make This Life Cambodia’s communications as outstanding, creative and full of impact as its work on the ground. 

Job Responsibilities & Duties

The team will collaborate to deliver:

  • Attention grabbing, multimedia campaigns which raise awareness of issues and create lasting change
  • A communications strategy which seamlessly integrates the written word, photography, design, audio and film
  • Exciting content delivered across social media, our website and in powerful reports and publications
  • Engaging storytelling born from working directly with our extraordinary teams and the people in Cambodian communities who they support
  • Putting in place a fundraising strategy which excites existing donors and attracts new donors
  • A well managed library of resources, including photography, videos and case studies
  • Developing and delivering creative ideas which have never been done before.
Job Requirements

Role Requirements:

  • Applicants should have, at a minimum:
  • At least 1 year of creative and/or marketing experience in a relevant role
  • A proven record in working creatively
  • Some understanding of or experience in NGO or development work
  • A proven passion for making a positive difference in the world
  • A commitment to excellence and high standards in their work.

Communications Officer:

  • Demonstrated competence in preparing and editing documents in both English and Khmer for publication across a range of platforms.
  • Ability to do two way translation between Khmer and English
  • Highly motivated and proactive, ability to work alone successfully
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work with program teams on finding and developing content, stakeholders including funders and partners, and program beneficiaries from a range of backgrounds
  • Strong storytelling skills in English and Khmer
  • Fundraising experience
  • Ability to work and negotiate with external suppliers, eg professional film makers or designers
  • Ability to create compelling supporter communications, especially through Mailchimp

Digital Officer: 

  • Excellent skills in social media, especially Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter 
  • Excellent skills in Wordpress and web development
  • Strong design sensibility, able to adapt visuals including video for different mediums
  • Strong written and spoken Khmer
  • Strong written and spoken English
  • Ability to monitor and learn from the best social media practices and stories by others
  • Strong understanding of online promotion techniques including SEO 
  • Some fundraising experience
  • Experience in campaigning for change.

Media Officer 

  • Excellent photography skills
  • Excellent design skills, in multiple formats such as posters, reports and infographics, extensive experience in programs including In Design and Photoshop
  • Filming and editing experience, likely to have used Adobe Premiere
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work with program teams on finding and developing content, stakeholders including funders and partners, and program beneficiaries from a range of backgrounds
  • Good spoken Khmer
  • Good spoken English
  • Excellent ability to work with suppliers where necessary, eg freelancers in film or in design, and printers.
How to Apply?

Only applications received via our online recruitment system, ORANGE HR, will be accepted. 

Applicants should apply by clicking on this link: at

  • Select the job you are applying for 
  • Supply the information as requested on the form and answer any mandatory questions. all ONLINE and in one sitting. You cannot save data and return later. You will be asked to upload your CV and may also be asked to submit other attachments. 
  • Scroll to the end of the page and click Submit. 

You should see a message in the top right hand corner advising ”Application Successfully Submitted". If you do not see that message it means you have not answered all questions as required. All questions with an asterisk* are mandatory.

Applications will not be accepted unless all required information is entered, nor will applications be accepted after the closing date. Only applicants who progress to the next stage of recruitment will be contacted further. 

Closing Date for this role: 5:00pm, Monday, 22 July 2019

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This Life Cambodia is a community development organization with programs focused in three practice areas:

Children and Families, Education and Community Research and Consultancy

Company : This Life Cambodia
Address : Phnom Penh or Siem Reap
Website :
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