Development Communications

Specialist communications for development organisations
in Australia and Asia 


Development Communications Client Work

Australian Embassy Vientiane, Laos
- Developed the embassy’s first Communication Planning Framework and Strategy
- Advised on weekly social media management, resulting in doubling Facebook followers to 20k+
- Developed custom communication tools including editorial calendars and social media planning
- Supported the local media team in digital marketing, communications, video and photography
- Liaised with whole of post on communication planning
- Regularly briefed the Ambassador on post communications

Swiss Contact
Researched, wrote and edited the content for the Southern Laos tourism website

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam
- Editing for the English version of Vietnam’s first national policy Action Plan on Climate Change, 2008-2020
- Developed the office website to strengthen inter-Ministry communication and raise awareness of climate change
- Liaison with government partners and donors including the Australian Government and the World Bank to develop projects and source funding
- Capacity building for local staff to ensure effective communication with donors and other stakeholders

WIG Laos
- Coordination of sponsors and raffle at consecutive
WIG Bazaars 2016-17, raising over $US10,000 each
- Coordination for 3 Interplast and Bridge the Gap visits to assist burn victims at Mahosot Hospital in Vientiane
- Managed all organisational social media and publicity, doubling Facebook followers and engagement
- WIG Council member

I met Lilani when I was the President of WIG Laos, a not-for-profit volunteer group in Vientiane. Lilani took over the management of our social media and our Facebook engagement and followers doubled. She knows just how to set up appealing and encouraging posts. I highly recommend Lilani for social media marketing and online publicity.
— Sarah Howley, WIG Laos President, 2017-18

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