The Hunger Project Ethiopia
The Hunger Project Ethiopia Addis Ababa Ethiopia
3 weeks ago
The Hunger Project (THP) is a global, non-profit, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. THP believes in a world where every woman, man and child can lead a healthy, fulfilling life of self-reliance and dignity; and works towards that goal by pioneering sustainable strategies for gender-focused and Integrated Community Led Development, which is the process of working together to create and achieve locally owned visions and goals. THP-E is implementing projects in rural areas of Ethiopia since 2004 and currently recruiting full time staff for the position: Job Summary Working under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Program Manager, the Communications Officer designs, manages, and implements The Hunger Project Ethiopia’s communications strategy with the objective of increasing the visibility and promoting its work in the country, as well as increasing awareness of its programs among community and government partners, donors, the media... and the public. Specific Duties and Responsibilities. Develop communications materials, including press releases, blog posts, and social media contents; Ensure that all communications material aligns with media standards; Work with the program team to conceptualize and implement communications strategies; Respond to media inquiries and perform media outreach; Identify the communications needs of the projects and initiatives and suggest appropriate communication tools and tactics to project staff. Lead strategic communications efforts to ensure effective communication with stakeholders and partners; Develop written communications & short videos, such as case studies and success stories for projects; Work collaboratively with the project and stakeholder to strengthen coordination and collaboration; Provide guidance and support to team members on best practices for knowledge management and communication; Manage the organization website and social media accounts. Ensures that all technical resources are available in working orders for meetings including LCD projector, laptops, and cables as request by user. Regularly participate in stakeholder/committee/working group meetings and national and regional level and other related coordination meetings to ensure effective information sharing and raising advocacy issues within THP-E; Ensure effective communication for partnership, networking and coordination/collaboration with government, NGOs, Community Based Organizations, and Private sector actors. Facilitate dialogues, workshops and meetings as required. Draft advocacy products such as briefing notes, flayers, brochures (leaflet), talking points, press releases and reports. Ensure documentation of good quality geo referenced still photographs, video clips, community partner stories from THP-E project intervention sites for communication, advocacy, scalable approaches, and experiences. Perform any other duty that may be requested by the supervisor. Term of Employment: One year, with a possibility of extension Duty Station: Addis Ababa Required Number: One Salary & Benefits : Competitive
Educational Requirements: Education: Minimum of second level university degree in communication/journalism, international development/relations, public health, or related field. Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in a position responsible for communication and advocacy activities. Competencies: Excellent communication and writing skills. Knowledge and skill in web site and social media...
Addis Ababa Ethiopia
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