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Communications Assistant (ISWAN Philippines)

We are looking to hire a dedicated Communications Assistant to join ISWAN at its office in Manila, Philippines. The Communications Assistant will support our internal and external communications strategy, write and disseminate publicity material, respond to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate promotional events.

To succeed as a Communications Assistant, you should be able to think creatively, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A Bachelor's Degree and well versed in general knowledge in the maritime industry.

The selected candidate will be offered a consultancy contract for 6 months and expected to work for 40 hrs per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
  • Receive instructions and report to the Regional Director.
  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, social media content and other communication material that communicates the organization's activities.
  • Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with industry’s stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and support the regional director in other projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.

Consultancy fees: 25,000 Philippine Peso

Location: Manila, Philippines

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Education: Bachelor's (Required)

Work Remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19

DEADLINE: Please send your CV to job.iswanphilippines@gmail.com by Friday 6 August 2020.

Coordinator (ISWAN Philippines)

Leading international maritime charity, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), which promotes welfare of seafarers and their families, invites applications for the post of ‘Coordinator’ for its regional work programme which operates out of Manila, Philippines.

The selected candidate will be offered a consultancy contract for 6 months and expected to work for 40 hrs per week.

The applicant must possess:

  • Good oral and written communication skills, preferably in English and Filipino (Tagalog)
  • Should be patient, polite and humble in dealing with concerns on the phone/ on social media / in person
  • Be able to communicate with empathy, have good EQ (Emotional Intelligence) and must have team work skills
  • Knowledge of handling data entry, basic computer work including Word / Excel, preparing basic reports
  • Flexible working hours is preferred

The selected candidate will be required to provide guidance to seafarers or collect information required for submitting applications on the phone / email / social media platforms. They will be tasked to assist Regional Director with various routine work and filing quality reports on the assistance provided by the charity. The selected candidate must have good listening skills and able to handle the problem with simple and pragmatic approach.

Required expertise: Good communication skills, administrative profile, IT related work

Experience or knowledge of the maritime industry/shipping is desirable

Consultancy fees: 25,000 Philippine Peso

Location: Manila, Philippines

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Education: Bachelor's (Required)

Work Remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19

DEADLINE: Please send your CV to job.iswanphilippines@gmail.com by Friday 6 August 2020.

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