Communications Manager

  • Location
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 07

Position description

“You are punching above your weight. You need to be louder” — common feedback from partners and donors. The Communications Manager will build and lead a communications strategy that enhances our target audiences’ understanding of and appreciation for WaterSHED’s work. This role presents a unique opportunity to help shape how we become louder about our cutting-edge work in market-based, localized development. A successful candidate would have a desire to deeply understand our audiences and channels, a curiosity about development and the WASH sector, and strong writing and media production skills. This position is based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


  1. Lead development of compelling written content for our audiences by working with program and research teams to develop, write, and publish short and long-form pieces
  2. Support research team to copy edit, design, and produce research products
  3. Lead development of compelling visual content by working with the communications coordinator and contractors. This includes producing quality photography and short videos.
  4. Lead and manage our digital platforms including website, Twitter, Facebook, and newsletters
  5. Work with fundraising team to develop fundraising materials and support occasional donor visits
  6. Guide and support your communications coordinator to produce excellent content and materials and develop their professional skills; and manage contractors and their tasks


  1. Strong organizational skills, strong sense of personal responsibility, and love of teamwork
  2. Basic understanding of research concepts or experience working with research teams
  3. Comfortable using multimedia software such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Premier Pro
  4. Five to ten years of relevant experience in communications, writing, and or marketing

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