CRS Moldova is hiring Communications Consultant

Consultancy Title: Communications Consultant

Location: Chisinau, Moldova - work can be performed remotely

Duration: 15 months

Expected Level of Efforts: 4 days per month, based on consultant availability, CTWWC may increase the level of effort around major programmatic events.


Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding. 

Changing the Way We CareSM (CTWWC) is a global initiative, operationalized at global, regional and country levels, to prevent children from entering institutions and to place institutionalized children in safe and nurturing families. The program addresses the substantial harm of institutional care to children’s development, protection, and well-being, and promotes positive outcomes for children through family-based care. CTWWC is funded in part by a Global Development Alliance of USAID and the GHR Foundation.

In Moldova, CTWWC works with a wide range of actors, including government, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), faith-based actors, and those with lived experience to jointly identify, design and implement programming that prioritizes, promotes, and sustains safe and nurturing family care for children.              


Job Summary

Catholic Relief Services is seeking a Communications Consultant to produce Romanian-language content for the CTWWC project. The consultant will support translation and copy editing of materials by translating and/or reviewing translated materials to ensure accuracy and preservation of the original meaning of source materials. The consultant will coordinate with and take direction from the CTWWC Communications Manager on strategic direction and overall content since most English and Romanian content must be consistent. She/He will consult with CTWWC programmatic and technical staff to understand specialized concepts and communicate them appropriately.

Responsibilities and deliverables:

  • Newsletter: The consultant will translate English content into Romanian and/or review translated materials, and adapt the translations into high-quality written copy for the CTWWC monthly newsletter.
  • Other content development: The consultant will provide support of content development for other mediums such as reports, articles, press releases, blog posts, graphics, videos, trainings, event publications, etc.

Required Languages: Fluency in written and oral communications in Romanian and English is required; Russian is a plus.

Key qualifications:

  • Required
    • College/university studies in communications, journalism, public relations, or other related fields.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience working in communications, public relations, journalism, or related field.
    • Exceptional writing, editing and verbal skills in Romanian. Ability to write effectively for a variety of different formats and for different audiences.
    • Excellent time-management and office communication skills.
  • Preferred
    • Experience working with social services, child protection, etc.
    • Experience working with social media
    • Basic graphic design and page layout skills (Canva or similar). Consultancy does not require advanced graphics/layout skills.
    • Previous work experience with international and/or non-governmental development organizations


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***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Disclaimer:  This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application process and submission package:

Interested candidates are welcome to apply by sending their CV and Financial Bid (please download the file) with email to mentioning in the subject line the title the position “Communication Consultant”.