A freelance journalist. A think tank researcher. A manager at a boutique public relations firm. A multimedia officer at an international corporation.
They all have skills and experiences valuable to organizations engaged in international development.
“Every organization needs to communicate the work it is doing,” Kalaivani Karunanethy, former communications officer at the Asia-Europe Foundation, told Devex.
This is especially true for organizations engaged in development, since they must be accountable to their donors, constituents, governments and the public — a wider group of people than most private companies have to deal with.