Terre des hommes Moldova is recruiting a Communication Officer/Content Creator

About Tdh:

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is the leading Swiss child relief agency. Founded in 1960, we are committed to improving the lives of millions of the world's most vulnerable children. Through our innovative protection, migration, access to justice and health projects, we support more than 4 million children and their families in more than 30 countries each year.

Working in Moldova since 2004, Terre des hommes is dedicated to ensuring the fulfilment of Children’s fundamental rights and the proper protection of all children in Moldova. More information about the work of Terre des hommes may be obtained on our websites: www.tdh.mdwww.tdh.ch.

About the role:

The Communication Officer/Content Creator plays an important role in developing Terre des hommes’ profile in the country and supports in managing the overall communication activities on project level, ensuring consistency of communication across the projects and alignment with Tdh’s regional and global communication strategy.

The Communication Officer/Content Creator develops and publishes material in support of Tdh’s local and global objectives.

Start date: As soon as possible

Contract: Local position, 1 year fixed-term full-time employment contract with the possibility of extension
Deadline: 25 May 2022

If you are interested, please apply at mda.office@tdh.ch, by sending a CV and motivation letter (max 1 page). 


Main roles and responsibilities

 Implements and monitors general communication activities:

  • Develops and produces content such as articles, social media posts, newsletters, contributes to project publications etc.;
  • Manages and regularly updates the websites and social media accounts;
  • Develops, proofreads, edits publications, newsletters, researches, reports etc.;
  • Targets local audiences by, for example, reposting social media content / sharing press releases and web content as appropriate;
  • Implements communication activities and attends events aroundthe projects;
  • Documents and maintains the communication materials on server;
  • Undertakes field visits (upon need) to liaise with target groups and to produce case studies, press releases, etc,
  • Writes and publishes press releases locally to highlight impact of programmes;
  • Supports the production of visual resources (photos, videos, etc.);
  • Leads the dissemination of communication materials to relevant stakeholders (internally and externally);
  • Fosters positive relations with (potential) donors; participates in donors’ visits to showcase project results once requested;
  • Contributes to the presentation of best practices and lessons learned;
  • Provides rapid alerts in case of media opportunities and reputational risk;
  • Ensures compliance with the regulations, administrative and logistics procedures at the delegation, donors and governmental requirements. 

Requirements for the position:

  • Honours qualification an accredited educational institution in Journalism, Information Science, Communication, Marketing or related discipline;
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in a similar role; 
  • Proven experience managing content production;
  • Demonstrated experience of managing social media channels;
  • Good technical affinity for media contexts including knowledge of a wide range of social media, multimedia, web & digital tools;
  • Outstanding news writing, editing & event planning skills;
  • Good understanding of the country media & communications environment;
  • Highly organised, with scrupulous attention to detail;
  • Hands-on, proactive attitude;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a high degree of integrity and professionalism;
  • Collaborative working style: good team player but with demonstrated ability to work independently;
  • Very good oral and written skills in English and Romanian
  • Fully conversant with usual IT tools.

Please make sure your CV and motivation letter clearly outline how you think you are the best fit for the job and how you would pick up the role immediately in this emergency’s dynamic and changing environment.

Due to an anticipated high number of applications, Tdh is not able to respond to every applicant individually. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.

Child Safeguarding Policy:

To commit to respect Tdh Risk Management Policies including Child Safeguarding Policy, Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption Policy, Whistle Blowing Policy.

GDPR compliance:

By sending your application, you agree that your personal data will be used in the recruitment process. All the documents we will request in different steps of the recruitment process will only be used for this purpose.

All staff involved in recruitment and selection are aware that data protection rules apply, and that personal information will be treated confidentially. According to our policy, we will keep your application documents for the period of the recruitment only.

Due to an anticipated high number of applications, Tdh is not in a position to respond to every applicant individually. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.