External Communications Specialist

Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar · Marketing and Communications

Description

Your Mission

The External Communications Specialist is a new, critical role that executes Proximity Designs communications to international and local audiences. This means working closely with the External Communications Manager to design and maintain a consistent Proximity narrative across platforms. Your goals are to understand the various audiences and increase Proximity’s brand awareness and value. This is a dynamic role for someone willing to get their feet wet (in the office and in the field!) with communications.

What You Will Do

Requirements

Benefits

1. Competitive salary with medical benefits

2. Nearly limitless opportunities for professional growth & career development

3. Talented, forward-thinking colleagues

4. World-class training opportunities through our Proximity School

5. Chance to build a unique, nationwide operation in a frontier market

6. Amazing office environment with in-house café

7. Potential for international travel to conferences & special events

8. Annual performance bonuses

9. Change lives for the better, doing groundbreaking, unprecedented work in Myanmar

About Proximity Designs

Proximity Designs is an award-winning social business in Myanmar. We design and deliver affordable, income-boosting products that complement the entrepreneurial spirit of rural families.

Launched in 2004, we’ve created Myanmar’s largest agricultural services platform — farm technology, advising and finance — to help small family farms be profitable. Across our platform, we’re now engaging with over 100,000 new customers a year, on top of the 550,000 we’ve already served. These families see an average of $250 annual income increase as a result — a life-changing amount for those living on less than $3 a day.

By using human-centered design, we listen, observe and learn from our customers. From this deep knowledge, we design and bring to market products and services to meet their changing needs. Today the scope of our network reaches nearly 80 percent of the farming population. We have customers in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Lower Myanmar, the central Dry Zone and the Shan hills.

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