International development is as much a business as it is a labor of love, and chances are you won’t choose your next assignment based on the money.
That said, compensation is an important part of human resources management, and comprehensive data on salaries and benefits is hard to come by. That’s why Devex is shedding light on the salaries and work of those holding jobs that international development organizations commonly hire for. It’s part of our mission to help aid professionals do good and make informed decisions about their careers.
Today’s spotlight is on a locally-hired communications manager working for a research institute in Bangladesh.
Position title: communications manager
Seniority: senior level
Position type: full time
Salary: roughly $1,800 monthly
Benefits: health insurance
Sample tasks: edit and publish reports and communications materia as well as research notes and findings, head up branding and visibility activities, manage social media, multimedia production
Key qualifications for the job: managerial experience, willingness to learn new subjects, excellent English skills, local language skills a plus
Bangladesh foreign aid job market