Position PurposeThe Communications Specialist will be responsible for external communications for Wave Money. He/she will develop and disseminate messaging to maintain a consistent flow of information with the company’s stakeholders, including media.ResponsibilitiesCommunications • Assist with the development of marketing and brand communications to all relevant stakeholders• Regularly conduct reviews of existing communications and implement changes to maximize impact• Implement systems for evaluating the effectiveness of communication activitiesMedia• Act as contact for and coordinate, media inquiries. This may involve telephone calls out of hours, including early morning and evening calls and/or weekend calls• Advise on, write and edit media releases, opinion articles and other articles and pitch these materials to appropriate media, including by proactively identifying opportunities• Cultivate relationships with journalists, including TV, radio, print media and online journalists• Develop and maintain a database and email distribution lists of relevant media contactsOnline communications• Manage Wave Money’s website including sourcing content and working with inhouse and outsourced vendors as required• Manage Wave Money’s LinkedIn and Twitter accounts as a channel to disseminate informationEvents• Work with agencies to plan and manage press conferences and general events that involve media coverage• Together with other staff, coordinate seminars, events and launches• Proactively identify media and press opportunities Other• Undertake administrative tasks as required in a small team• Perform other duties as directed and necessary to the proper performance of the role
Experience, Functional Skills and Knowledge Areas• At least 5 years work experience in a role in communications, media or PR. • Previous working experience in an international organization is an advantage. • Experience developing and executing a communications strategy.• Ability to work effectively in conflict situations and under pressure.• Metric and ROI focused.• Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.• Strong project management skillsCompetencies• Strong writing, editing skills in English. (Ability to write and speak in Burmese as well is preferred).• Confident public speaker• Strategic and analytical thinker
- Medical, Life & Accident Insurance - Mobile Usage allowance - Travel Allowance- Other benefits including Company Bonus
- Myanmar's First Mobile Financial Services Provider- Multinational Company - International Working Environment
- Growing organisation- Develop your career
Wave Money is a joint venture between Telenor and Yoma Bank to provide accessible, safe and convenient mobile financial services via a nationwide agent network or via a wave account on your phone.Wave Money offers you instant, safe and convenient way of sending and receiving money, bringing financial inclusion to all.Together, we will empower communities, improve people’s lives, and help grow Myanmar’s economy.