Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 May, 2021

Vacancy: Media Relations and Communications Officer

Categories: Press Releases

Centre for Policy Alternatives has a vacancy for experienced individual to work as:



  • Strategic communications and media relations
  • Content planning, web media content curation and ideation
  • Managing social media platforms
  • Working on socio-political and human rights issues or experience in the human rights and governance sector
  • Coordination and liaising with NGOs/ INGOs/ donor organisations
  • Proposal writing for fundraising and donor reporting
  • Production of audio-visual content such as podcasts and short form online video would be an added advantage


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Dynamic and able to multi-task in a confidential, challenging environment
  • Aware of contemporary politics, finely tuned into social media debates and discussions.
  • Extremely good knowledge of written and spoken English is essential.
  • Knowledge of written and spoken Sinhala and/or Tamil preferred.
  • An understanding of social media and web analytics for platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Vimeo, SoundCloud and Flickr.
  • High competency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Graphic designing, photography and video-editing is desired.


APPLICATIONS: Please forward your application together with a resume with contact details of two non-related referees, within ten days.

The position applied for should be indicated on the envelope/subject line of email.

Address – Centre for Policy Alternatives, 6/5, Layards Road, Colombo 5

Email[email protected]