The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is looking for a suitable candidate for the following position to be based in Beijing:
Digital Communications Officer (Beijing)
Reporting to the China Communications Manager in Beijing, this position is responsible for developing of public communications strategy in mainland China, as well as promoting the profile and identity of the organisation, as well as its worldwide activities and humanitarian concerns, via media and targeted groups among the general public. 
Main responsibilities:
  • In close coordination and collaboration with the China Communications Manager and the Digital Communications Specialist, develop new media public communication strategy in China ,Monitor and develop new technologies to be introduced to the websites and online platforms
  • Maintain and manage MSF’s account on Sina Weibo, Zhihu and other registered social media accounts in China 
  • Manage the translation of press releases, web articles and other MSF communications dossiers in collaboration with other communications staff in Hong Kong, Taipei and Beijing
  • Monitor media reports and correct wrong information and wrong usage of MSF name when in need
  • Keep the relationship with key online media in mainland China, pitch and contribute material to raise awareness of humanitarian crisis in those platforms, 
  • Produce MSF publications in mainland China in collaboration with other colleagues;
  • Promote public events and other visibility activities in Beijing and other cities, and when necessary assist in the event organization and production
  • Coordinate and manage the production of Audio/visual materials for public communication
  • Manage MSF account on Tencent Video, Youku ( and other registered multimedia sharing platform)  
  • Establish a constructive working relationship with Youku Tencent, iQiYi, etc. and for maximize maximising the publicity opportunity on external these video sharing platforms in China
  • Organise public webinars to facilitate the sharing of returned field workers with web users in China
The Ideal Candidate:
  • University graduate 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the field of online communications, PR or marketing, or advertisement industry
  • Strong interest in humanitarian affairs; Commitment to the aims and values of Médecins Sans Frontières
  • Sound knowledge of internet and multimedia development in China, has to be social media-savvy and sensitive to online trends and netizen’s perspectives on current issues. 
  • Experience in online / social media platform maintenance is desirable
  • Ability to generate content and engage interest with online and social media channels
  • Excellent writing skills in Chinese and effective spoken and written English
  • Experience in translation and copy writing
  • Proficiency in MS Office and other common computer softwares, and Internet usage with knowledge of Dreamweaver website production, Photoshop photo retouching, Flash & Video/Audio editing
  • Excellent team spirit, good team-player
  • Strong organizational and negotiating skill
  • Creative and innovative with strong graphic sense
  • Well-developed marketing abilities 
  • High flexibility with ability to work under pressure and to respect deadlines
Please apply with a letter of motivation, full resume with expected salary, earliest availability and two writing samples in English and Chinese on or before 30 March 2018 by e-mail to Applicants not invited for interview within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. All information collected is solely for recruitment purpose and will be treated in strict confidence.


LIKE to support