Communications and Campaign Manager

Save the Children

Rue Nerhu, Unit 25 Phonexay Xaysettha Vientiane Capital


Communications and Campaign Manager


Program Development and Quality

LOCATION:  Vientiane


POST TYPE: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

ROLE PURPOSE:  The Communications and Campaign Manager will lead all aspects of internal and external communications for Save the Children International, including the Every Last Child Campaign. This includes developing materials for online and print usage to showcase SCI activities and achievements, organization of existing communication products and archives, ensuring appropriate donor and organization branding for events and products, and ensuring delivery of activities as detailed in the Campaign Plan. The Communications and Campaign Manager will liaise closely with Education, Health, Protection, Disaster Risk Reduction and Child Rights Governance to ensure that high quality communication products are integrated into all our existing projects. This would proceed through staff capacity building, direct support to projects and interaction with regional and global colleagues. The Communications and Campaign Manager will ensure that child safeguarding principles are respected and rolled out in all media and communications and that all media products respect the rights, dignity and safety of children we serve.


Reports to: Director of Program Development and Quality

Staff directly reporting to this post: none


Lead on raising our external profile:

  • Raise profile in the local media, using social media and coordinating events
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with media at national and regional level
  • Support advocacy campaigns with colleagues and at times in partnership with INGOs, and/or GoL
  • Produce regular articles for local and regional promotion of save the children’s work
  • Ensure the integrity of the global brand
  • Guarantee that all SCI communications uphold child safeguarding principles, respect the rights, dignity and safety of children and follow appropriate media protocol

Manage the Every Last Child Campaign

  • Ensure the Every Last Child Campaign progresses against objectives
  • Coordinate between various actors to ensure its success
  • Generate contacts with media and communications firms
  • Participate in regional and global events to ensure coherence with global campaign

To contribute to our internal profile within Save the Children International:

  • Act as Country office focal point for save the children global advocacy campaigns
  • Develop range of communications materials for use in print, as well as online, in both English and Lao languages
  • Produce regularly articles, case studies and updating the microsite
  • Produce key messages representing our work for different target audiences (internal and external)
  • Work with Save the Children fundraising members to produce fundraising materials
  • Assist with dissemination plans of research and other key reports

Knowledge management:

  • Build a case study library
  • Establish and maintain photo library
  • Maintain the resource documents library

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)


  • Holds him/herself accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency


  • Lao national only; bilingual in Lao and English
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a communications manager, or a similar role
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written) with a proven ability to distil complex information and materials into clear messages for distinct audiences
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Experience with photography and social media plus
  • Ability to manage a large workload in a pressured environment, working to short and long term objectives
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow tasks and ideas through to completion
  • Experience in drafting communications materials such as newsletter, press releases and internet content (both in Lao and English)
  • Competent in establishing and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders 
  • Competency in Microsoft Office – excel, word, powerpoint
  • Proactive approach to work and the ability to identify and implement effective processes for achieving outcomes
  • A commitment to the Save the Children values

Date of issue:   May 2017          

Author : PDQ

Approved: Country Director                                       DATE            

Interested candidates should submit a full application (CV, cover letter, and contact details of three professional referees. The referees should be the last line manager and HR department of the previous organization.    ) to:

Save the Children, HR Manager, Rue Nerhu, Unit 25, Ban Phonexay (PO Box 7475) Or email to: elena.reilly@savethechildren.org  And hr.laos@savethechildren.org

Please indicate the title of position in your email subject line

Closing date for applications is: 31st May 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer; well qualified females and candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the protection of   children from abuse".

Save the Children has a strict Child Safeguarding Policy and conducts thorough background checks prior to any offer of employment.






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  • Post Date 19 May 2017
  • Prefered Language English
  • Job Level Middle
  • Job Function Accounting-Auditor
  • Job Location Vientiane Capital
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Save the Children is the world's largest independent child rights development organization, making a difference to children's lives in more than 100 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. is the world's largest independent child rights development organization, making a difference to children's lives in more than 100 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential.

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