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Corporate Communications Officer

Corporate Communications Officer

Part of Corporate Communications (CC) strategy is to strengthen the external profile of FMO and provide content that demonstrates FMO’s impact. The external communications strategy is built on story telling across the full communications suite, ranging from (social) media relations, owned media (website, apps, annual report, fact sheets etc) to marketing collateral and events. Important part of the role of the CC officer is to be “FMO’s internal journalist”, identifying the great stories within FMO and translating these into compelling external content for a very diverse range of stakeholders and audiences. 

Field of expertise

Your role

Contribute to the development and implementation of FMO’s external storytelling campaign

Together with the Senior CC Advisor and CC Manager develop a storytelling campaign that translates FMO’s broader strategy and brings it to life.

Sourcing, writing and distributing content that supports FMO’s strategy

Coordinate and execute with your CC, strategy and front office colleagues an efficient process to source, write and distribute client stories. This includes coordination of factsheets; case studies; visuals and videos; evaluations; (social) media messages; press releases; banners; advertisements; presentations; content for the sustainability bond and embassy newsletters; annual/government funds/FIM reporting; and other promotional material.

Website and social media management

Manage the FMO website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts. Update website documents and content, grow online share of voice by thinking strategically about compelling content. Stimulate involvement of FMO staff for increased social media activities and increase visual story telling through use of videos. This includes support of online measurement and evaluation through google analytics.

Support to senior team members 

Support is expected to contain the following:
External communications: You will work with the CC advisor. She is, among others, responsible for the design, production and distribution of FMO marketing and communications collateral.
Press relations: You will assist FMO’s contact to the press. He is, among others, responsible for press releases and on- and offline messaging.
Public affairs: You will assist the public affairs team within FMO’s CC team, for instance, through publication of the bi-monthly embassy newsletter, ownership of, and promoting FMO-government relations.

Responsible for execution of FMO’s disclosures

The CC officer is responsible for before and after contracting disclosure of information on FMO’s financing and investments. This includes weekly uploads and maintenance of report BI1516 and quarterly upload towards the IATI website. Additionally, the CC officer keeps track of any incoming demands or requests from stakeholders and follows up with the Issue Manager. 



Your background

  • Bachelor or Master's degree (Journalism, Communications and/or PR);
  • Relevant working experience in an international company;
  • Affinity with developing countries and emerging markets;
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills for external (public and private sector) publications;
  • Solid project management skills;
  • Experience in public relations and a sense for issues and opportunities related to FMO’s business, social media and web design. 


Team player: you are able to enhance co-operation in your own department and with other departments.

Client oriented: you take into account and anticipate the requirements of your internal and external clients. 

Responsible and self-starting: you like taking responsibility and ownership for your own actions

Can-Do mentality: execution of the plan is key 


For further information, please contact Jolanda Breur, e-mail