The Communications Manager provides strategic communications support to the MSH-led, USAID-funded Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program in the Philippines. The Communications Manager collaborates with project leadership, technical staff, and Head Office (HO) MTaPS and MSH communications colleagues to develop messages, stories, and materials that promote project visibility, convey project achievements to target audiences, and contribute to project success. S/he also contributes as needed to content and quality assurance of various project documents including Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Reports and Annual Work Plans and collaborates with USAID and other USAID implementing partners on the issues related to communication.
Reporting to the MTaPS Country Project Director with a dotted line to HO Communications Manager, the Communications Manager will take a lead role in developing and implementing communications plans for MTaPS/Philippines, aligned with the project’s overall communications strategy, specific country program and donor needs, and MSH’s institutional communications efforts.
S/he is responsible for leading and coordinating the development of print and online publications, videos and photo essays, conference and meeting presentations, and social media and web updates, and contributes to effective donor reporting. S/he liaises with USAID/Philippines Communications team and collaborates with MTaPS and MSH communications colleagues to ensure dissemination and distribution of MTaPS/Philippines print and online content. The Communications Manager has overall responsibility for upholding the project’s communication standards, guidelines, and processes through ongoing collaboration with and support for the project leadership team and staff.
Project Communications (50%)
Production of high-quality communications materials (50%)
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