Regional Marketing Communication Advisor

Job Description

DFCD SNV Regional Marketing Communication Advisor

Country: Vietnam and Kenya Initial contract duration:  One year, with an option for extension up to December 2022. National contract, Level: (to be discussed and agreed with HR)

Company Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our top-notch expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts. SNV has an annual turnover of €130 million, over 1,300 staff in more than 25 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organisation that uses project financing to implement our mission. This requires us to work efficiently and to invest in operational excellence.

In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change during project preparation and implementation - by strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects. We will continue to position ourselves as a premium organisation, with highly decentralized management  For more information on SNV, visit our website:

Project background

SNV as part of a consortium will implement a global fund that will provide finance and Technical Assistance (TA) to projects with a focus on climate change adaptation and mobilize external private sector funding at scale.

The Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD) allows for investments in projects aimed at climate change adaptation and mitigation in developing countries. SNV, as part of the Origination Facility, will identify and develop, together with local companies and stakeholders, bankable business case/projects which can subsequently be picked up by the Finance Facilities (Water and Land-use) for further development, match-making and investment. The DFCD presents an important additional instrument for the Dutch government’s efforts in contributing to the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For more information on DFCD, visit and

Overview of position

The Regional Marketing Communication Advisor will be responsible for the communication and marketing support at regional level for the 1) SNV DFCD origination services and  2) the profiling of actions and results of development of business investment proposals in Asia/Africa with the support and supervision of the SNV Regional Business Investment Officer and the Global DFCD SNV Marketing Communication Officer.

Key responsibilities:

1.Provide support in developing branding and knowledge products.

  • Design branding comms for SNV DFCD Origination Services package for regional use to be used for targeted stakeholders (a.o. general public, private sector companies/investors and, policy makers)
  • Document and showcase the successes of development of Originated investments
  • Facilitate the elaboration of communicational products by external providers

2. Providing lead support for DFCD’s presence in high profile national / regional events:

  • Identify opportunities and prepare comms for external regional events
  • Propose and organize DFCD regional/national events
  • Coordinate with DFCD Consortium partners at a regional level (SE Asia/Sub Sahara Africa)

3. Provide support in online marketing and communication

  • Contribute with content (a.o. news items, blogs, vlogs etc) to DFCD global and regional online communication
  • Support Global DFCD Marketing Communication with content from the region.

Qualification requirements

Background and experience

  • Relevant Academic education
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant and documented working experience in marketing and communication
  • Working experience in an international business environment and/or development organization is a plus.
  • Experience of running social media campaigns
  • Proven affinity with Climate Change and Sustainable Development.

Personal skills

  • Strong communicational skills;
  • Ability to build productive internal and external working relationships
  • Displays a strong service and client orientation;
  • Strong team player;
  • Good networking skills;
  • Pro-active work attitude and 'can do', solution-oriented attitude;
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Passion for climate change investing;
  • Affinity with SNVs mission

How to apply:  Please send your application letter and CV to this LINK, latest by 12.00am on 25th December 2020.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis to identify appropriate candidates as soon as possible.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information on SNV, please refer to our website:

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