Communication Advisor

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Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Location: Honduras
Organization: Oxfam-Québec
Job type:Contract, 12 months +
Spanish Spanish
Work experience:Min 2 years
Date posted: Mar 26, 2024
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


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This is a 12-month mandate in Tegucigalpa, Honduras***.

The mandate is under the Equality in Action Volunteer Cooperation Program (VCP), which takes place in 12 countries and 3 regions over a eight-year period (2020-2028). 

The VCP aims to increase the involvement of local partners in countries of intervention in inclusive, innovative and sustainable initiatives that will advance gender equality. Oxfam's role is to support these organizations, working with the most vulnerable and marginalized people, to claim and exercise their rights. Oxfam places the rights of women, girls, and vulnerable and marginalized people at the heart of everything we do.

Here's what your daily life will look like: 

In close collaboration with Oxfam's in-country team members, your mandate will be to: 

  • Organize writing, photography, and social media management workshops;
  • Advise Oxfam and its partners on the planning and execution of digital campaigns;
  • Manage Oxfam's social media editorial calendar;   
  • Create and disseminate visual stories and graphic or audiovisual elements highlighting Oxfam's programs and partners;   
  • Create and manage Oxfam's graphic material repository and image bank;   
  • Advise on the conceptualization and dissemination of digital strategies.

For this mandate you must: 

  • Be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status in Canada;
  • Have university degree in communications, audiovisual or any other relevant field;
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience to the mandate;
  • Be fluent in Spanish, spoken and written (required);
  • Master the Office Suite.  

What we offer: 

  • Monthly allowance for living expenses;
  • Monthly housing allowance;
  • Round trip flight with 2 checked luggage;
  • 200$ CAD for additional luggage;
  • Advantageous medical insurance;
  • A volunteer support program during your mandate and up to two months after the end of your mandate;
  • 20 days of vacation and other holidays;
  • Access to various training courses (E-Learning, etc.);
  • A rewarding experience with a well-known and recognized organization.

*** Honduras is a non-accompanied country. It means that Oxfam-Québec does not allow that your family member.s accompagny you during your mandate in Honduras. This measure has been taken for security reasons. 

Oxfam has a zero-tolerance policy against any behavior that violates its code of conduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, as well as lack of integrity, corruption and fraud. 

To do this, Oxfam will ensure recruiting people who demonstrate and embody the same values. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted. 

We accept applications on an ongoing basis. It is possible that this posting ends before the posted date. Please do not wait until the deadline to apply. 

If you are interested in the mandate, please send your application (CV and cover letter) in the working language of the country – Spanish – to recrutvolontaire.oxfamqc@oxfam.org, specifying the title of the mandate you wish to apply for.