Tautua Program Communications and Public Diplomacy Manager

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Last update: Jun 10, 2022 Last update: Jun 10, 2022


Deadline: Jun 27, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Samoa Samoa
Organization: The Palladium Group (HQ)
Sectors: Media and Communications Media and Communications
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
English, Samoan English, Samoan
Work experience: From 5 years
Date posted: Jun 10, 2022


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Project Overview and Role:

This role will be responsible for leading Communications and Public Diplomacy efforts of the recently announced, Tautua Development For All Program in Samoa. This role will report to the Deputy Team Leader and will be based in in Apia, Samoa on fixed-term, full-time basis until November, 2025.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Implement the Tautua Program Communications and Public Diplomacy Strategy
Engage and build relationships with local media, drafting media releases and pitches as required
Support and coordinate events as required, including media relations and public diplomacy messaging
Develop internal and external communication material as required for stakeholders
Manage the inputs of consultants and services providers

Required Qualifications:

Minimum 5-7 years of Experience implementing communication strategies, and working in communications and media
Experience in writing and content production for a range of audiences, (e.g., news media outlets, private sector, and the general public)
Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work in sensitive situations
Highly responsive with strong time management skills and an ability to meet tight deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication, liaison, and interpersonal skills
High-level skills in written and spoken English and Samoan are required

Applications must be submitted by Monday, 27 June 2022, 5.00pm AEDT.

Company Overview:

About Palladium - Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.