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Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 94 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice. We work with thousands of partners in countries around the world, and employ staff in a wide variety of posts. We work directly with communities and we seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them.

Working at Oxfam is so much more than just a job. As an Oxfam employee, consultant, or volunteer, you will join a team of professionals working to save lives, help people overcome poverty, and fight for social justice.

Oxfam started working in Cambodia in 1979.We are working in partnership with civil society organizations, NGOs, the Royal Government of Cambodia, and other development agencies to help the Cambodian people overcome poverty and suffering. Our program in the country includes promoting sustainable rural livelihoods, gender justice, and disaster management.

We are currently seeking to recruit:

The Regional Communications Officer (RCO) is responsible for implementing the communications work in Oxfam America including internal communications, external corporate communications in East Asia for East Asia Regional Office, programs and support to communications needs of Oxfam America headquarters.

In addition s/he will support OI communications requirements; management of the Oxfam brand; supporting the communications needs of Oxfam affiliates coordinating in the region and assisting in communications pertaining to emergency humanitarian response.

Key requirements:
• A bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, media management, political sciences, or international relations.
• At least three years relevant employment experience, preferably in the region and with some experience working in the field.
• Understanding of communications strategies and demonstrated willingness to build experience.
• Excellent command of written and spoken English required; fluency in the primary local language(s) an advantage.

To apply
For full details of this job can be requested by email to to be sent by emailinclude a CV and cover letter stating relevant skills/knowledge and interest. Please write in the subject heading “APPLICATION FOR REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER”.

Deadline for the Application is March 15, 2014.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization. We absolutely need women and people from diverse groups to apply for this position.

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