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6064 Tonga Red Cross Vacancy 31 May - 22 June 2021


Communication and Dissemination Officer

The Tonga Red Cross Society is a dynamic humanitarian organization in Tonga dedicated to saving and improving the lives of the most vulnerable through mobilizing the power of humanity and the spirit of volunteerism.

Job purpose

The Communications & Dissemination Officer is responsible for promoting the image of Tonga Red Cross Society, its activities, the fundamental principles and humanitarian values of the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement, and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) to the people of Tonga.

The main function of the position is to, in consultation with the Secretary General and International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), establish annual communications and dissemination programs within pre-determined budget guidelines, to clearly identify priority target populations, means and methods, to transmit and/or disseminate appropriate messages.

The post holder will handle a wide range of contacts with stakeholders including International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC), ICRC, partner National Societies, government departments, embassies, corporate sector, public and private entities and the International donor community.

The Tonga Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications must include CV, contact details for two recent referees and a cover letter demonstrating how your skills and experiences meet the requirements of the specific role and Email to sg [at] tongaredcross [dot] to. The Job Description can be obtained from the society office at Taufa'ahau Road or request to above email.

Applications to be addressed to: Secretary General, Tonga Red Cross Society and will close at 4pm Wednesday 23rd June2021.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.