DIIR seeks a Tibetan communications professional to provide strategic assistance in the development of media strategies for the CTA.
Duties & Responsibilities
Responsibilities include: evaluation of current media operations; developing a comprehensive media plan; preparing a proactive media outreach plan including pitching to reporters, editors and updating media list; creating still photography and video assets to complement media strategies; facilitating media orientation and support for CTA staff; enhancing CTA’s social media strategy; and assisting in maintaining website content.
- Monthly stipend depending on the category of professionals
- School accomodation may be provided depending on school, monthly rent allowances for volunteers who stay by their own
- Certificate of Recognition
A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications.
Demonstrated strong writing and editing skills in English including the development of news releases and human-interest stories. Ability to understand and speak Tibetan is desirable.
Strong understanding and experience in strategic media communications.
Host Organization Background
DIIR is composed of 16 sections. In addition to the Dharamsala-based staff, the department also includes the various Offices of Tibet throughout the world. DIIR educates Tibetan policy makers and the international community about the political, human rights and environmental situation in occupied Tibet. The department publishes books and provides information on Tibet in print, online and through multi-media. It serves as a protocol office for the Tibetan exile administration and liaison with international media and Tibet support group networks throughout the world.