Human Resources Communications Senior Associate

Human Resources
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What you’ll need:
Education: Master’s degree in Communications, Human Resources, Public Affairs, or related field, and broad knowledge of development issues.


  • At least 4 years of proven experience related to the key responsibilities of the position, with a minimum of 2 years leading communications strategies.
  • Experience in implementing and executing communications projects in a complex environment managing multiple priorities simultaneously, preferably in international organizations.


  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in multiple languages
  • Client orientation
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in complex situations
  • Forward looking with a holistic approach
  • Organized with an inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to consult, partner and work effectively with others
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines 

Languages: Excellent English and Spanish language proficiency, oral and written, is required. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese is a plus.

Software Skills: Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Premiere, Canva, SharePoint, Google Analytics

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Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: Fixed term, staff
Length of contract: 3 years
Starting date: August 1, 2021
Location: Washington, D.C.

Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.


A candidate has been pre-identified for this position and may apply. However, this remains a competitive process and other 

qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will be duly considered. 


Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.

Because we are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.

About us: At the IDB, we are committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we have been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.

The IDB offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service. In the event, the selected candidate cannot relocate to the post of duty, the start date may have to be postponed or temporary work agreement ratified, ad-hoc, in accordance with business needs and applicable policies, with the view of having the candidate physically present in the post of duty by July 1 at the latest, should travel regulations permit it.

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