Position: Assistant Manager – Communications and Outreach
Start Date: September 2021
Job type: Full-time
Location: Gulberg IV, Lahore, Pakistan
The Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS) is looking for an Assistant Manager – Communications and Outreach to join our core management team. S/he will be responsible for translation of research into accessible outputs for a broad and diverse audience, dissemination and amplification of evidence produced at IDEAS, expanding and deepening IDEAS online presence, and strengthening communications and participation networks. We are looking for individuals who are self-motivated and passionate about development research and communication.
The position has the following responsibilities:
Translating research into accessible outputs:
Synthesizing key findings from academic papers to produce communication outputs such as policy briefs, blogs and focus notes.
Producing communication outputs such as video clips, podcasts and info-graphics.
Working with Fellows and Associate Fellows to identify suitable communications outputs for projects.
Providing support to research teams to produce research and communications deliverables.
Planning and maintaining a continuous stream of thematic cluster-linked outputs.
Dissemination and coordination with networks:
Leading the planning, management and execution of events, workshops and policy dialogues.
Maintaining communications with Associate Fellows and featuring their outputs as part of the organization’s communications strategy.
Identifying and cultivating partnerships for development communications.
Online presence and growth:
Development and maintenance of a simple, elegant, engaging and interactive website.
Maintaining a regular and engaging social media presence.
Supporting the organization’s management strategy:
11. Updating and operationalizing the communications strategy.
12. Supporting HR with planning and advertising recruitment drives.
13. Developing and updating a yearly dissemination calendar.
How to apply
Interested candidates should fill out the online form and additionally send their CV and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line “IDEAS Recruitment – Communications”.
Any submissions outside the stated guidelines will not be considered.
The application deadline is 9th August 2021