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East Asia Regional Communications Specialist

Job Description

*Postion location: Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar or Vietnam.

'Only National Applicants will be considered (including foreign nationals)

Looking for a gifted storyteller and content strategist based in East Asia experienced in social marketing. This person is comfortable driving content through social media and the web, is strong on editing/driving multimedia content, and can develop marketing plans based on social media analytics. The ideal candidate has worked with or in the non-profit aid industry.


  • Develop, implement, and oversee digital communications.

  • Manage World Vision’s flagship social media channels in Asia Pacific including: writing posts, scheduling content, monitoring conversation, engaging with community members, and reporting consistently on channel/community performance for insights, optimizations and future strategy development. Coordinate with counterparts in South Asia to populate content.

  • Edit/create/advise on multimedia content (still photography, text, video, audio, animation, interactive, mixed) and distribution.

  • Coordinate with and advise 8 national offices on content marketing/strategy/distribution.

  • Drive content cross-platform in collaboration with colleagues in advocacy, fundraising and technical sectors.

  • Track communicators’ progress on story assignments through internal content management system and serve as liaison between World Vision offices worldwide and country offices in the region for content production/commissions.

  • Conduct media training workshops (video, media relations, disaster and crisis communications, sub-editing) as needed (in-person or virtual).

  • Support crisis communications and coordinate emergency/disaster-related content gathering.

  • Monitor social media trends, including advertising formats, channels and technologies; provide recommendations on leveraging new tools/services.

  • Provide real-time support for technical troubleshooting, editorial guidance.

  • Facilitate and/or link National Office communicators with training opportunities.

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.


  • History of collaborative content generation.

  • Strong performance on a job writing/editing test, which will include a project design simulation component.

  • Direct experience managing social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram on behalf of an organization.

  • Draw actionable insights from social media metrics.

  • Proper and innovative execution of work in all areas on schedule.

  • Strong English, including ability to copy-edit in English.

  • Possesses well-developed analytical ability to extract insight from data and plan next steps across multiple marketing mediums.

  • Ability to convey complex ideas through compelling, succinct writing.

  • Proper and innovative execution of work in all areas on schedule.

  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with multi-national staffs.

  • Bachelor Degree in public relations, marketing, journalism, communications or a related field.

  • Commitment to Christian values and World Vision mission.

Preferred experience:

  • Key role in effective, creative and/or award-winning advocacy marketing campaign (public or private sector).

  • Relevant work experience in Asia-Pacific, or developing country context.

  • Experience with World Vision content production pipeline.

  • Asian language(s).

  • Demonstrated understanding of social advertising campaign management and optimization practices across major social media channels.

To apply:

  • Please submit a cover letter, CV and creative multimedia portfolio (published/broadcast or in-development) to the link on-line. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Applications will only be accepted via on-line link

  • Please direct queries about the post to [email protected]