Communications Specialist - Asian Development Bank | Philippines

ADB seeks qualified professionals to fill this vacancy in its Department of External Relations (DER):

Communications Specialist (Web)

Job Purpose:
Undertake the strategic planning, content management and editing of ADB’s public website, Develop related campaigns for target audiences. Identify opportunities to utilize existing and emerging online tools. Work with broad policies and objectives, working directly with clients, with supervision for critical tasks.

Immediate Reporting Relationships:
he position reports to: Director, Department of External Relations The following staff positions report to the Communications Specialist (Web): National Staff and Administrative Staff

Relevant Experience and Other Requirements:
Specific criteria include • Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level • At least 8 years relevant experience, with proven experience in managing web sites, including writing and/or editing for the web. • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English • Ability to convey complex ideas in a clear, direct, and lively style • Ability to initiate and manage a continuing editorial process and to conceptualize and execute the online packaging of content. • Strong diplomatic, interpersonal, and teamwork skills; demonstrated client orientation; sensitized in working in a diverse and multicultural environment. • International experience working in several countries

Education Requirements:
Master’s degree, or equivalent, in communications, journalism, or related fields. University degree in communications, journalism, or related fields combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
Submission Instructions:

Deadline for applications is on 21 October 2011.
Women are encouraged to apply.
The vision of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a region free of poverty. Established in 1966 and based in Manila, Philippines, ADB’s multicultural staff come from about 67 member countries. ADB’s headquarters in Manila generally recruits its national and administrative staff locally from the Philippines. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package to local staff. While the position advertised is for the ADB headquarters, staff must be prepared to serve in any location outside Manila, Philippines at the discretion of Management. Applicants must be nationals of one of ADB's member countries. International experience will be taken into consideration.