Communications Officer Fulltime

at The Samdhana Institute


Samdhana Institute is looking for


(Cagayan de Oro based)


1. Minimum requirement of Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Development Communications, or other related field;

2. Minimum of 5 years experiences (more years is an advantage) in the field of communications, writing, and media work required;

3. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; able to write and communicate proficiently in English and Filipino; proficiency in other local languages an additional advantage;

4. Has knowledge and skills in developing communication strategy and plan, producing communication materials suitable for various audiences;

5. Knowledge and skills in multi-media production and use, and social-media savvy;

6. Experience and skills in capturing concise and news-worthy stories, skills in effective storytelling with ability to raise empathy with different target audiences;

7. Good interpersonal skills, ability to interact and engage with different groups/types of people, with a range of Samdhana partners, from communities to donors;

8. Creative, innovative, open, independent and can work very well as part of multi-cultural team;

9. Ability and willingness to take on multiple tasks and perform well in a demanding, high pressure and fast-changing work environment;

Application procedures

  •  Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a letter of interest highlighting the suitability for and the potential contribution to the position, a detailed CV and contact details for three referees to
  • Please indicate the position being applied for in the email subject line and type your cv title with the following format: (Name)_(Position applied for)_(Year)
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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