Netherlands: Head of Communications

Organization: International Commission on Missing Persons
Country: Netherlands
Closing date: 12 Mar 2017

Position background

The Communications Unit is responsible for the management and direction of the organization’s internal and external communications, including media relations, public relations and donor relations. The Unit is also responsible for the creation of ICMP publications, development of public outreach campaigns and management of events.

Reporting to the Director-General, the Head of the Communications Unit will:

  • Develop and implement ICMP’s communications strategy;
  • Manage and direct the Communications Unit;
  • Coordinate all aspects of media relations, including managing press conferences, relationships with journalists, media outlets, and documentary filmmakers;
  • Manage ICMP’s public relations events, and the ICMP website, newsletter, and social media platforms;
  • Develop and produce a range of publications, including ICMP’s Annual Report;
  • Develop and implement outreach campaigns on specific topics in coordination with country programs;
  • Manage donor relations, grant applications, fundraising, and proposal and report writing;
  • Manage media monitoring;
  • Manage general writing, editing, copyediting;
  • Undertake other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • University Degree in Communications, Public Relations or similar;

  • At least 10 years’ experience working in a press/communications office at an international organization, or similar;

  • Sound understanding of public policy, global events and politics;

  • Demonstrable experience in leading and motivating a diverse team;

  • Excellent writing and public speaking skills;

  • Excellent English language skills; proficiency in additional languages such as Arabic, French or Spanish is highly desirable;

  • In-depth understanding of media relations, communications and fundraising;

  • Proven experience in writing and proofreading documents such as press releases, promotional materials, proposals and reports;

  • Extensive knowledge of the global media landscape, including digital communications and social media;

  • Strong media contacts, with emphasis on international press agencies and media outlets;

  • Attention to detail, with the ability to meet deadlines and produce results;

  • Ability to travel to field locations, and willingness to go the extra mile;

  • Ability to adjust to new challenges, in a growing and evolving organization.

How to apply:

TO APPLY: Send a Curriculum Vitae with cover letter and writing sample by email to: application@icmp.int. Please state the vacancy number in the subject line.

ICMP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Papua New Guinea: Communications Manager

Organization: Coffey
Country: Papua New Guinea
Closing date: 20 Mar 2017

Australia Awards Papua New Guinea (AAPNG)

Communications Manager

  • Specialist role with the long standing Australia Awards program
  • 8 months input over 12 months (part-time or short-term inputs)
  • To be employed according to DFAT’s Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF)
  • Inputs in Port Moresby required

The Program

Australia Awards – Papua New Guinea is designed to promote knowledge, leadership and enduring ties between Australia and PNG. It aims to build knowledge and skills to address PNG’s economic and development challenges through international scholarships to Australia, and the provision of in-PNG scholarships.

It offers the next generation of leaders in Papua New Guinea opportunities to acquire professional and technical knowledge and skills relevant to the priorities of the Government of PNG. The program fosters people-to-people links between Australia and PNG and ensures opportunities are provided for women, people with disabilities and people from remote locations. The Awards program focuses on supporting alumni to use their skills, knowledge and networks to drive change and innovation.

Australia Awards – PNG includes three study options:

  • Australia Award Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study primarily postgraduate courses in Australia;
  • Australia Awards Fellowships – Papua New Guinea (short courses) for Papua New Guineans to undertake study in Australia, receiving an Australian qualification; and
  • Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships for Papua New Guineans to study in PNG to meet critical workforce gaps.

To deliver Australia Awards outcomes, there are four streams: Australia Awards; PNG and Pacific Awards; Outreach and Alumni; and Professional Development and Partnerships. Australia Awards – PNG is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government.

The Position

The Communications Manager will lead and manage the public relations, promotions and media for Australia Awards in PNG (AAPNG) and has a significant role in achieving the program’s public diplomacy objectives.

This role is responsible for developing and implementing an effective communications plan in accordance with the program’s goal, objectives and strategies. This includes managing public relations, promotions and media, and ensuring alignment with DFAT’s branding requirements. It also involves providing communication guidance and support with implementing program activities, and continuing the development and improvement of the Communication and Public Diplomacy Strategy for AAPNG to ensure this is delivering results and the outcomes planned.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have tertiary qualifications in communications, marketing or public relations from a recognised university. Substantial communications experience, covering public relations, promotions and media, including in an international context, will be essential for this role. A proven ability to manage a team in a complex project management environment, work cross-culturally with a diverse range of stakeholders and experience with applying DFAT branding policy and procedures will be highly regarded. To ensure success, candidates will need to display excellent interpersonal skills combined with high level English language writing skills, particularly the ability to write for a variety of different audiences.

Coffey will consider applicants who are based in PNG or outside of PNG. For applicants based outside of PNG they must be able to travel to PNG for inputs when required and have a suitable office environment with computer equipment and high quality internet access for online communications, consultations, meetings and document sharing.

Any applicants currently in PNG should understand that if selected and required to work in PNG, they will need to depart PNG and re-enter on a Coffey-sponsored visa.

How to apply:

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position, please visit www.coffey.com/careers and search for the job reference number 495173

Applications close 5.00pm (PNG time) 20th March 2017

For further enquiries please contact: internationaldevelopment@coffey.com.

This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

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United States of America: Director, Communications and Knowledge Management

Organization: Abt Associates
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 23 Apr 2017

Opportunity

The Health Finance & Governance (HFG) project, a USAID-funded global health systems strengthening project, seeks a Communications and Knowledge Management Director to lead external and internal communications and knowledge sharing. The Communications and Knowledge Management Director is responsible for overseeing the development of all project communications materials (i.e., website content, newsletters, briefs, videos, infographics, etc.) and their strategic dissemination to key audiences. This position manages HFG’s Communications and Knowledge Management team, engages with project leadership and technical teams, and liaises with Abt’s Creative Services department to develop, edit, and produce communications products for different audiences, including government partners, donors, other USAID-funded projects, and international development organizations. With project leadership, the Communications and Knowledge Management Director will be responsible for designing and implementing the project’s communications and knowledge management strategy to the end of project. This is a full-time position based in Bethesda, MD.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and implement strategic communications campaigns to increase the visibility of the HFG’s products, learning, and impact to external audiences via multiple communications channels, including social media, webinars, websites, newsletters, USAID platforms, conferences, and country-level outlets.
  • Lead the planning and development of high-quality, creative communications materials, such as infographics and videos, while complying with USAID branding guidelines to meet the needs of different audiences.
  • Lead the design and implementation of the end of project communications and knowledge management plan.
  • Oversee all content development for the project website (hfgproject.org) and ensure content is fresh and accessible. Write and edit content for the website.
  • Develop written products synthesizing project work around key themes.
  • Monitor Google Analytics to enhance website reach and performance.
  • Monitor security of the project website and liaise with IT staff as needed to remediate issues.
  • Develop an end-of-project plan to preserve and archive all materials on the HFG website.
  • Support technical activity events, such as final report launches and international workshops.
  • Foster country participation – build capacity for in-country knowledge management and dissemination strategies and distill, capture, and package country program learning
  • Supervise and mentor Communications and Knowledge Management team.
  • Respond to information requests from staff, partners, NGOs, donors, and other organizations.
  • Collaborate with Abt Associates International Division and Corporate Communications staff to ensure HFG products and achievements are communicated via those channels as well.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills Prerequisites

  • Proven track record of developing and implementing successful communications strategies for comparable programs or organizations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of USAID programs, branding, and communications style.
  • Ability to synthesize complex technical issues and data into language that is accessible and compelling to external audiences.
  • Experience in international development and/or global health settings.
  • Proven writing and editing skills, and ability to understand technical content and translate it into more lay language for a variety of audiences.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines, multi-task efficiently, and pay close attention to detail.
  • Experience with project close-out planning and strategies preferred.
  • Experience with organizing, planning, promoting, and facilitating webinars preferred – Cisco WebEx experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with web content management systems, such as WordPress, and Google analytics, to track and enhance performance.
  • Graphic design skills and experience, especially infographic creation, preferred (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, etc).
  • Experience in social media management and campaigns, especially Twitter and Facebook.
  • Experience with newsletter creation (MailChimp or similar).
  • Strong MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel experience.

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Masters or advanced degree preferred in one of the following or related fields: public health, communications, health finance, or international development.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience required, with at least two years of field-based experience in international development/public health strongly preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and understand key technical concepts and language related to health finance, health systems, and health governance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written skills.
  • Proven staff management experience – direct supervision and working with broad teams.
  • Ability to think strategically, set priorities and manage concurrent projects, manage time effectively, exercise independent judgment and assume responsibility for seeing projects through to timely and successful completion.
  • Self-motivated; willingness to work independently and as part of a team

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree with 12 – 15 years of experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

How to apply:

https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=46842&company=AbtPROD&usernam…=

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Project Director – South Caucasus

Organization: Internews Network
Closing date: 17 Mar 2017

SUMMARY

Internews seeks a project director for a potential media development project focused on the South Caucasus. S/he will be responsible for overseeing programmatic and financial management of the project with support from Internews’ Europe and Eurasia team and administrative staff, ensuring that all program operations meet Internews’ quality standards and are carried out in accordance with relevant rules and regulations. S/he will coordinate capacity-building activities for local partners, oversee grants management, and seek out opportunities to collaborate with other projects implementing similar or related projects. Applicants based in Washington, DC, London, and Kyiv, Ukraine (where Internews maintains offices) will receive priority consideration.

Note: Hiring will be dependent upon receipt of funding.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Oversee a media development project focused on the South Caucasus, including tracking of budgets and frequent coordination with local partners.
  • Organize and evaluate project activities related to local media development and access to information.
  • Write and revise quarterly project reports, communications materials, and other project documentation in collaboration with Internews staff.
  • Research and develop new partnerships and funding opportunities.
  • Carry out research as necessary support of the ongoing project and new initiatives.
  • Represent the organization at relevant conferences and events.
  • Demonstrate commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 3+ years experience in a management or programmatic role within international and or civil society development projects.
  • Deep understanding of the media sector in the South Caucasus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple on-going assignments.
  • Relevant university degree required.
  • Fluency in English required, fluency in Azeri highly preferred, proficiency in Russian a plus.

Benefits Information:

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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United States of America: Senior Survey Specialist

Organization: Macfadden
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 17 Mar 2017

Macfadden is an employee-owned, international professional services corporation that applies integrated information technology solutions and program/project management expertise to help solve critical issues impacting the health, safety and security of the world around us. Since 1986, federal agencies have relied on Macfadden for mission critical support in the areas of international disaster response, development and humanitarian assistance, compliance and monitoring support, information management, and systems engineering and integration.

Today, Macfadden provides innovative solutions that enable our customers to protect America’s food supply more efficiently and bring medical breakthroughs to market sooner; rapidly respond to complex international disaster relief efforts; develop and maintain critical government IT financial systems and safeguard key government information systems. We support our customer’s mission to help emerging democracies in Eastern Europe and Eurasia develop their economic infrastructures; help meet compliance requirements and improve transparency through effective records and information management programs; and help preserve many of our nation’s most treasured historical documents through our data capture and digital conversion services.

With more than 225 employees, Macfadden is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland with multiple client site operations worldwide. When you work with a Macfadden employee-owner, you will be working with a competent, experienced professional who cares deeply about your success. That’s what sets us apart and drives our commitment to our customers.

Position Summary:

As a member of the M&E team, the Senior Survey Specialist will provide technical assistance to FFP contractors and partners on the population based survey (PBS) design and implementation as well as beneficiary based survey (BBS) designed by FFP partners. The specific tasks include reviewing survey scopes of works, review the PBS design submitted by the baseline contractor and partners, review BBS design, guide contractors on additional analyses; and periodically analyze quantitative survey data to look for plausible relationships between different variables, undertake longitudinal analysis of programs, respond to taskers and prepare and present reports and studies related to USAID’S Office of Food for Peace (FFP) emergency and development programs. The selected candidate will be a member of the multicultural FFP global M&E team working with a variety of clients including FFP global, technical, policy, knowledge management, and program design, teams; contractors, technical and implementation partners, USAID Missions, and Regional Offices. Therefore, it is extremely important for the candidate to be a strong team player, have strong client base service orientation, and be sensitive to timely delivery of outputs. The selected candidate is expected to travel approximately 50% of time to developing countries to participate in baseline workshops, survey trainings, oversee survey implementation, and data utilization workshops.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide technical assistance to the FFP contractors and partners in survey design and implementation;
  • Review survey designed by contractors, and partners including sampling strategy and sample size estimation, analysis plan, various survey implementation (enumerator, supervisor, question-by-question) guides;
  • Conduct advanced econometric analysis to improve evidence-based decision making for the Office and partners;
  • Review M&E plans for FFP projects, including indicator selection, data collection, data management, quality assurance, and reporting.
  • Analyze and evaluate FFP project results and performance.
  • Collaborate with field staff in the mission/region to improve coordination and cooperation for effective monitoring and reporting of FFP investments.
  • Provide technical support to FFP officers in country Missions as they develop and implement country monitoring plans and analyze and report findings.
  • Keep abreast of trends in M&E and apply knowledge to improve the M&E of FFP’s food assistance, food security and the underlying causes of hunger.
  • Design and co-facilitate Baseline and M&E workshops

Skills and Abilities:

  • Survey design and implementation including sampling design, sample size estimation, and weighting;
  • Developing data analysis plan, and field implementation guides
  • Advanced econometric analytical skills
  • Experience in implementing surveys in developing countries (preference will be given to the candidates with an understanding of food security and poverty indicators)
  • Although it is not a requirement, demonstrated experience in impact evaluation design and implementation will be considered as a strength
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated ability to draft reports and review reports drafted by contractors and PVO and UN partners
  • Ability to prepare ad hoc reports, project documentation, and briefing papers
  • Demonstrated experience in working in multi-cultural teams with strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated skills in analytical applications like STATA, and/or SPSS, and CSPro.
  • Ability to work in high-pressure environments and manage multiple priorities and projects under tight deadlines

Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree with minimum 12 years’ demonstrated experience or PhD with eight years demonstrated experience in survey design and implementation. The applicant must possess advanced degree in a quantitative field including Economics, Development or Applied Economics, Agricultural Economics, Biostatistics, Statistics, and Mathematics.
  • Demonstrated capacity and professional experience in PBS design and implementation including sampling strategy, estimating sample size, data analysis plan, survey data weighting, advanced econometrical analysis, training enumerators, and oversee survey implementation in developing countries.

U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored security clearance.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.

How to apply:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCFA&cws=1&rid=1021

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Turkey: Public Relations Officer

Organization: Mayday Rescue
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 05 Mar 2017

Public Relations Officer is responsible of counsel Mayday Rescue Management about the organizations’ rights and obligations and suggest/recommend best courses of action in business and personal matters. Conduct research the intent of laws and judicial decisions and apply the laws to the specific circumstances that Mayday Rescue might face.

  • Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for Mayday Rescue management and staff.

  • Act as a focal point for Mayday Rescue’s staff required visas, and legal residencies; Including (advising staff regarding required processes and assist in preparing required documents, facilitate obtaining visas and residencies on timely manner).

  • Keep an organized tracking of Mayday foreign staff legal residencies in Turkey, and follow-up required extension.

  • Update HCM with staff residency status, and documentations.

  • Offers advice on legal matters, and perform legal research for any regulations/laws that might benefit the organization and its staff.

  • Provide advises on drafting organization’s legal documentations such as contracts, MOUs, etc.. Conduct research and analysis on legal problems.

    Required Education:

    • Bachelor degree in law.

    • Very good knowledge of Turkish labor law.

    Experience:
    * Minimum 3 years of working experience in organization’s Public relations (Preferably previous working experience with foreign organization in Turkey).

    • Previous experience in foreign legal affairs in Turkey.

    Required Skills:
    * Very strong communication skills.

    • Independence.

    • Organization skills

    • Negotiating skills.

    • Ability to work under pressure.

    Languages:
    * Professional English and Turkish communicator.

    • Arabic knowledge will be an asset.

How to apply:

Please upload your CV and information to the below link:

https://maydayrescue.bamboohr.co.uk/jobs/view.php?id=13

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Afghanistan: Cultural Protection Fund Outreach Manager

Organization: Turquoise Mountain
Country: Afghanistan
Closing date: 25 Feb 2017

Context

Turquoise Mountain is embarking on a three-year cultural protection project with the support of the British Council. This project will preserve and protect tangible built heritage and intangible craft skills in the last intact historic neighbourhood of Kabul. It will train hundreds of volunteers, artisans, builders, architects, engineers, cultural heritage managers, and government officials so that they are better able to preserve and protect their heritage. It will raise the profile of Afghan cultural heritage domestically and internationally, reaching hundreds of thousands of people. Finally it will nurture creative entrepreneurs who will ensure the sustainability of the project’s gains.

Purpose

Responsible for all aspects of domestic outreach relating to the promotion of the tangible and intangible heritage of Murad Khani. The position will focus on hosting a wide range of guests including officials from all levels of government, schools, universities and cultural organizations. In addition, the Cultural Protection Fund Outreach Manager will be responsible for all activities relating to cultural outreach with residents of Kabul, and for all the people of Afghanistan. Train staff and volunteers in promoting the profile of Afghan cultural heritage. Work with all cultural influencers in promoting the aims of the project. Supervise all Universities and Schools Liaison staff and volunteers.

Roles and Responsibilities

· To be the initial contact person and communications coordinator for local stakeholders – journalists, general visitors, government officials, students and all local community members.

· Coordinate and document all government outreach meetings and visits to Turquoise Mountain.

· Conduct tours of Murad Khani and the Institute to visiting guests and media as required. Host visitors from among influencers in cultural heritage.

· Manage all Universities and Schools Liaison staff and volunteers.

· Conduct outreach activities to promote the activities of the Institute for Afghan Arts and Architecture with relevant cultural institutions in Afghanistan and abroad.

· Work with and manage cultural heritage volunteers to promote attendance at the Visitors’ Centre.

· Coordinate with Institute, archive and communications staff to promote 15 craft traditions. Train volunteers (students, designers, Afghan citizens) in promotion of tangible and intangible cultural heritage.

Qualifications and experience

· Bachelors degree in related filed

· Masters Degree preferred

· Three years relevant work experience

· Familiarity with Microsoft Office

· Professional ability in English and Dari

· Excellent self-starter and highly organized

· Ability to interact with powerful stakeholders

· Experience working with Afghan Ministries and key officials

· Knowledge of Afghan Universities and Schools

How to apply:

This position is open to international candidates who have the required experience and abilities.

Applications: please submit a CV and cover letter by 25th Feb 2017, to vacancy@turquoisemountain.org

Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email to consider your application.

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El Salvador: Communications and Public Outreach Specialist

Organization: Overseas Strategic Consulting
Country: El Salvador
Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

Communications and Public Outreach Specialist

Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC) seeks well-qualified applicants for a Communications and Public Outreach Specialist with experience in Latin America. Assignments are long-term and short-term in El Salvador for a USAID governance project.

Position Description

The Communications and Public Outreach Specialist is responsible for assessing local communications capacity and designing and implementing comprehensive, context-specific communications strategies which utilize multiple communications tools. The Specialist will help develop and manage sustainable and cost-effective, targeted public outreach and communications programs. The Specialist will also build the capacity of local and regional community-based organizations to engage with national and municipal governments.

Requirements

· Master’s degree in communications or related field

· At least five years of relevant work experience developing and implementing communication strategies for democracy and governance projects

· At least five years of experience building the capacity of municipal government and/or NGOs to conduct public education campaigns and community outreach

· Training experience, including materials design and training of trainers

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Professional experience in Latin America

· Fluency in Spanish.

Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications, ICT, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. Using research-based strategies, OSC provides qualitative and quantitative research, technical assistance, and advisory services to donor agencies, governments, private institutions, and civil society organizations, building institutional communications capacity in a multitude of sectors and subject areas.

How to apply:

For consideration, please email resume/CV and cover letter via email (osc@oscltd.com) using the subject line: Communications and Public Outreach Specialist. OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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El Salvador: Especialista de Comunicación y Difusión Pública

Organization: Overseas Strategic Consulting
Country: El Salvador
Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

Especialista de Comunicación y Difusión Pública

Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC) solicita especialistas de comunicación y difusión pública con experiencia en Latino América. Las asignaciones son de largo y corto plazo en El Salvador para un proyecto de Gobierno de USAID.

Descripción de Puesto

El especialista de comunicación y difusión pública es responsable de evaluar la capacidad de comunicación local y diseñar e implementar estrategias integrales, específicas para cada contexto de comunicación que utilizan múltiples herramientas de comunicación. El especialista ayudara a desarrollar y gestionar programas sostenibles y rentables de difusión pública y comunicaciones. El especialista también construirá la capacidad de organizaciones basadas en comunidad local y regional para colaborar con gobiernos nacionales y municipales.

Requisitos

· Maestría en Comunicaciones o campo relacionado

· Al menos cinco años de experiencia laboral relevante al desarrollo e implementación de estrategias de comunicación para proyectos de democracia y gobernación.

· Al menos cinco años de experiencia fortaleciendo la capacidad del gobierno municipal y/o las ONG para realizar campañas de educación pública y alcance comunitario

· Experiencia de capacitación, incluyendo el diseño de materiales y capacitación a capacitadores

· Excelentes habilidades comunicativas (escrito y verbal)

· Fluidez en Español

Establecido en 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) proporciona comunicaciones estratégicas, TIC, y apoyo de monitoreo y evaluación (M&E) a misiones de desarrollo en los entornos más exigentes de todo el mundo. El uso de estrategias basadas en investigación, OSC proporciona investigaciones cualitativa y cuantitativa, asistencia técnica, y servicios de asesoramiento a organismos donantes, gobiernos, instituciones privadas, y organizaciones de la sociedad civil, desarrollar la capacidad de comunicación institucional en una multitud de sectores y áreas temáticas.

How to apply:

Para ser considerado/a, por favor envié su hoja de vida/CV y carta de presentación por correo electrónico a (osc@oscltd.com) usando la línea de asunto: Especialista de Comunicación y Difusión Pública. OSC se ha comprometido a la contratación, empleo, promoción, y retención de los individuos mejor calificados sin distinción de edad, raza, color, religión, sexo, origen nacional, información genética, orientación sexual, discapacidad o esta de veterano.

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United States of America: Government Affairs Junior Support Assistant

Organization: Internews Network
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

GENERAL FUNCTION

Under the supervision of the Senior Advisor on Policy and Strategic Development and the Senior Program Associate – Program Support, the Government Affairs Junior Support Assistant will provide valuable assistance to Internews’ obtaining first-hand knowledge and experience with Capitol Hill and overseas development projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Researching Members of Congress regarding committee affiliations, personal connections and additional information that may be relevant to Internews’ mission.
  • Tracking information in Salesforce.
  • Compiling thank you notes.
  • Researching and reporting on the media environment in specific countries/regions.
  • Attending and reporting on congressional hearings regarding democracy and development issues.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proven organization skills, with attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize with a shifting workload.
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Have interest in international development, media rights, and government affairs.
  • US work authorization required.

Preferred

  • Good writing and communication skills.
  • Highly organized.
  • Available at least 8 hours a week.

Benefits Information:

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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Syrian Arab Republic: COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT – AZAZ (LOCAL HIRE)

Organization: World Vision
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 22 Feb 2017

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Established in 1950, World Vision International operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty. We serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

The scope of the organization is world-wide. Its ministries are varied depending on the needs and contexts of the respective countries in which it operates. For more information on the history of World Vision, please visit the website on www.wvi.org

LOCATION: Northern Syria, AZAZ

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Communications Assistant will support the World Vision Turkey / Northern Syria (WVT/NS) communication department providing raw visual (videos, photos) and written materials from within Syria and send it to the communications officer in order to raise the profile of WVT/NS internally and externally.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

I. Communications

· Collect media materials, (Videos, Photos and stories) as required by the communication officer.

· Support the implementation of WV’s local visibility guidelines, and suggest ways to enhance WV’s visibility effectively in Syria under the guidance of the Communications officer.

· Provide support collecting feedback about distributed IEC materials in order to enhance the quality of it to be more accepted by the beneficiaries

· Keep the communication officer updated on the movement in the field, gathering news related to WV’s operational areas.

· Manage WV’s internal photo library; uploading captured materials and filtering materials collected by other staff.

· Proactively collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions and channels for WV’s communications.

· Provide support to any media visitors and make sure the collected materials is within WV’s policies.

II. Information Management:

· Monitor major media streams for humanitarian, socio-economic and development. Produce a bi-weekly media monitoring summary in Arabic with sources.

III. Other:

· Support event planning and implementation

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:

· High school certificate is essential / University degree is preferrred

· Following instructions to the letter, paying attention to the little details.

· Willingness to participate in capacity building

· Ability to work within and across teams and with field staff and stakeholders (beneficiaries, ; resourceful and innovative;

· Proven ability to make effective media products.

· Proficiency in the use of technology and software (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Professional, Google Products);

· Basic photography and videography skills (able to compose a shot, interest in developing photography skills);

· initiatives, and implement learnings on-the-job

· Willingness to assume duties and responsibilities in all communications areas, as needed;

· Pro-active and able to multi-task Essential

· Ability to speak English

· At least 1 year of experience in doing communications and media work, preferably with an NGO;

· Multimedia skills such as taking photos and filming.

· Experience or knowledge of copywriting and/or copyediting. Preferred

· Full adherence to World Vision International – Turkey Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

· Full Adherence to security protocols

How to apply:

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

If you are interested to apply, please send a cover letter and your detailed CV in English addressing relevant qualifications and experience to turkey_recruitment@wvi.org e-mail. (Please ensure that CV includes names and contact details of at least 3 referees/references).

In the subject line of your e-mail message, please, mention the title of the position you are applying for. Only short listed candidates will be notified for the interview.

The deadline for submitting the applications is 22 February 2017. Applications submitted before the deadline will be reviewed and considered upon receipt.

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Mexico: OFICIAL REGIONAL DE COMUNICACIÓN OPERACIONAL (CONTRATO LOCAL)

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Mexico
Closing date: 24 Feb 2017

Principales responsabilidades:

· Aporta su visión analítica contextual y participa a la concepción y redacción del ejercicio de planeación estratégica anual (PFR) / Estrategia COM / Planes de acción COM a nivel regional;

· Garantiza la implementación de los objetivos y actividades del Departamento regional de comunicación en la región;

· Contribuye al posicionamiento del CICR en la región; apoya y asegura la comunicación de una imagen de las actividades a través de las diferentes plataformas de comunicación, tanto al interno, como hacia los distintos públicos externos;

· Desarrolla soportes de comunicación y garantiza que éstos se adecuen a los distintos públicos y respondan a las necesidades operacionales e institucionales;

· Forma, asesora y acompaña a las coordinaciones técnicas de la Delegación regional, a los Responsables de Área de Terreno, así como a los Oficiales de Comunicación y Puntos Focales Comunicación de las Misiones del CICR en la región;

· Contribuye al desarrollo de las capacidades internas (CICR) y externas en materia de comunicación.

Estudios y áreas de conocimiento específicos

· Título universitario superior en el ámbito de la comunicación o periodismo. Se valoran altamente perfiles académicos mixtos con ciencias sociales (relaciones internacionales / ciencias políticas, etc.), y experiencia académica fuera del país;

· Dominio del español y el inglés tanto a nivel oral como escrito. Se valora conocimiento del francés y/u otro idioma;

· Capacidad confirmada para analizar el entorno político y social;

· Conocimiento de la complejidad de la acción humanitaria, tanto en la región como al nivel global

· Capacidad confirmada para comunicar hacia públicos variados; y,

· Excelente capacidad de redacción y edición de contenidos.

Requisitos

· Mínimo 5años de experiencia profesional, con responsabilidades en gestión de la comunicación, elaboración de contenidos y edición, o en puesto similar (años en pasantía no serán tomados en cuenta en los años requeridos). Se valora experiencia profesional internacional y/o humanitaria.

· Mínimo 4 años de experiencia profesional en organizaciones internacionales o de la sociedad civil, con mandatos adyacentes a las temáticas desarrolladas por el CICR en la región. Se valorará experiencia previa en el Movimiento Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja;

· Permiso de trabajo mexicano (en caso de ser extranjero)

Se dará prioridad a los candidatos de los países cubiertos por la Delegación Regional (México y América Central)

How to apply:

Interesados que reúnan los requisitos, favor de enviar únicamente su CV (de la siguiente forma: CV_Apellido_Nombre) y carta de motivos (de la siguiente forma: M_Apellido_Nombre) con el código MEX1628 en el asunto del mensaje a más tardar el viernes 24 de febrero de 2017 a: acontreras@allwork.com.mx cc: mex_rh_services@icrc.org

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Philippines: DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT OFFICER based in Makati City – for Philippine nationals only

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 24 Feb 2017

Under the supervision of the Head of Public Communication, the Digital Engagement Officer will be in charge of enhancing the digital content and engagement of the ICRC’s online platforms in the Philippines, and monitoring news, trends and conversations linked to the ICRC’s humanitarian work in the country.

Main tasks:

· Implements and evaluates the digital strategy for the delegation

· Develops, creates and uploads unique multimedia content for ICRC’s digital platforms to increase its engagement with target audiences

· Implements and evaluates the environmental scanning strategy for the delegation

· Ensures regular monitoring of traditional and social media, according to the needs of its internal client

· Contributes to the overall public communication aims to the ICRC delegation in the Philippines

Required profile:

· University degree in Journalism or Communication and/or Humanities is essential

· At least 2 years experience managing a company website and growing its social media platform

· Communication work experience with an international humanitarian organization is an asset

· Trainings/ certifications on digital marketing or related courses a plus

Competencies required:

· Highly skilled in writing and generating social media content; and in increasing audience engagement

· Outstanding and up-to-date knowledge of social media platforms and strategies as well as knowledge of different crowdsourcing methodologies

· Expertise in the use of RSS, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Drupal or other HTML coding, MailChimp, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Premiere Pro/other video editing softwares

· Basic graphic and video production skills

· Works efficiently and thoroughly at a pace required for digital media/ media monitoring

ICRC offers:

· Opportunities for advanced learning and development

· Competitive compensation package

· A meaningful career within an international humanitarian set-up

Closing date of application: 24 February 2017

Duration of contract: Permanent

Contract start: As soon as possible

How to apply:

Qualified applicants are requested to send their comprehensive resume, cover letter to man_hr_services@icrc.org with subject line: SURNAME First name – MAN Digital Engagement Officer (cover letter, resume).

Office Address: 5F Erechem Bldg., Salcedo corner VA Rufino Streets, Legaspi Village, Makati City

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. A valid NBI clearance must be submitted once shortlisted.

To learn more about the ICRC, please visit our website www.icrc.org/ph and follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/ICRCph.

To learn more about the ICRC in the Philippines, please visit our website www.icrc.org/ph and follow us on Facebook www.facebook.com/ICRCph.

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United States of America: Information Officer (Food for Peace – USAID)

Organization: Macfadden
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Macfadden is seeking Information Officers to provide information support to USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP). Information Officers provide information support to USAID/FFP by monitoring and reporting on humanitarian conditions and response activities, with a focus on situations involving food insecurity, as well as longer-term development programs, and producing a wide range of public and internal information products.

Willingness to serve on extended international deployments (up to eight weeks or more at a time) to disaster zones, including conflict-affected areas, often on short notice, is required. Travel ranges from 30 to 50 percent of the year.

Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills and have exceptional attention to detail. Candidates must be flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and have the ability to work under tight deadlines in an extremely fast-paced and collaborative environment. Foreign language ability preferred.

Key Accountabilities:
The Information Officer will draft and edit public and internal information products, monitor humanitarian events and food security issues in the assigned region, and support disaster response teams, both in Washington, D.C., and overseas as needed. Willingness to serve on occasional extended international deployments to disaster zones, including conflict-affected areas, is required. Demonstrates emotional intelligence, professionalism, and integrity in high-pressure work environments.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Collect and synthesize information pertaining to food security crises and response efforts, and draw upon that information to draft, edit, appropriately format, and disseminate a wide range of internal and external information products in Washington, D.C., and overseas; deliverables include, but are not limited to, fact sheets, talking points, memos, PowerPoint presentations, official cables, briefing materials, and other correspondence
  2. Collaborate closely with information counterparts from other USG agencies, the UN, and non-governmental organizations to ensure that all relevant humanitarian information is obtained and communicated to USAID/FFP staff
  3. Gather information for or participate in field assessments, meetings, and site visits overseas, at the request of USAID/FFP staff
  4. Support USAID Disaster Assistance Response Teams/Response Management Teams, as required
  5. Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION:
• Master’s degree in international relations or related discipline
• 2-4 years of professional related work experience, including internships

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
• Working knowledge of and interest in humanitarian issues
• Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
• Overseas experience
• Demonstrated ability to work well with others and meet deadlines in a challenging, fast-paced environment

U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored security clearance.

*ABOUT MACFADDEN

Macfadden is an employee-owned, international professional services corporation that applies integrated information technology solutions and program/project management expertise to help solve critical issues impacting the health, safety and security of the world around us. Since 1986, federal agencies have relied on Macfadden for mission critical support in the areas of international disaster response, development and humanitarian assistance, compliance and monitoring support, information management, and systems engineering and integration.

Today, Macfadden provides innovative solutions that enable our customers to protect America’s food supply more efficiently and bring medical breakthroughs to market sooner; rapidly respond to complex international disaster relief efforts; develop and maintain critical government IT financial systems and safeguard key government information systems. We support our customers’ mission to help emerging democracies in Eastern Europe and Eurasia develop their economic infrastructures; help meet compliance requirements and improve transparency through effective records and information management programs; and help preserve many of our nation’s most-treasured historical documents through our data capture and digital conversion services. With more than 225 employees, Macfadden is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, with multiple client site operations worldwide.

How to apply:

IMPORTANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Link to job posting: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCFA&cws=1&rid=1000

To be considered for this position, you MUST submit the following documents:

  1. A resume
  2. A cover letter
  3. A writing sample

The writing sample must be an original briefing memorandum of 350 words or less for senior USG officials describing humanitarian conditions and response activities for an international food security crisis. Please include a word count at the conclusion of the memo. Please include each document as a separate attachment to preserve formatting (PDF is preferred). Please do not submit any documents other than those requested.

Only applications with a resume, cover letter, and writing sample will be considered; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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United States of America: Proposal Editor I

Organization: FHI 360
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Proposal Editor

Description:

Proposal Development within Business Development

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

Provides editing and writing support on proposal and proposal related documents. Contributes to the development of formats and guidelines to ensure final product reflects organizational quality and branding.

Responsibilities: Coordinates with content experts to resolve substantive questions, meaning, language and context of material. Interviews content experts and translates information into accurate, clear and concise prose. Independently writes, reviews, revises original material for proposal and proposal related documents. Maintains consistency of voice, style, punctuation, spelling and grammar. Conducts literature searches. Serves on organizational process improvement working groups as needed. Supports and develops document standards in compliance with customer and organizational standards and procedures. Support proposal teams with boilerplate language, example text, and resume/biosketch formatting and editing.

Qualifications:

Experience: 3-5 years of publication experience. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. Preferred experience on governmental, commercial, and foundation competitive proposals.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in Journalism, English, Communications or related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Education: Master degree or its international equivalent in Journalism, English, Communications or related field. Familiarity with EndNote or other bibliography, citation, reference tools.

Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with publication production, writing, and editorial processes. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent project management and multi-tasking skills. Ability to meet deadlines and manage projects effectively to accomplish goals.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

How to apply:

https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17847/proposal-editor-i/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=675&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

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Kenya: Campaigns and Communications Officer

Organization: Aga Khan Foundation
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 24 Feb 2017

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) has been working in East Africa for thirty years and pursues innovative solutions to the seemingly intractable problems that lead to poverty. AKF is an equal opportunity employer committed to employee well-being. In Kenya, AKF is managing a robust and expanding portfolio of multi-sectoral initiatives that includes programmes in sustainable economic development, education, early childhood development, health, nutrition and civil society strengthening. AKF is looking for a well-qualified professional to fill the following position based in Nairobi.

The Yetu Initiative (Yetu) works with Kenyan Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to generate community philanthropic support for their missions in three significant ways: 1) direct support to develop and implement fundraising/awareness campaigns; 2) capacity building and training; and 3) development of an online philanthropy portal to connect CSOs and potential donors.

Primary responsibilities of the Yetu Campaigns & Communications Officer include:

  • Develop and implement a branding and communications strategy for the Yetu Initiative;
  • Develop communications and marketing materials, including: social media messages, advertisements, publications, presentations, videos and best practice case studies to support the communications strategy and enhance partner engagement;
  • Train and mentor CSO partners to develop and implement their own communications strategies;
  • Provide support to CSOs for the development and implementation of fundraising campaigns; involves managing relationships with a diverse range of partners.
  • Grow the Yetu community of Practice by maintaining consistent outreach and social media presence for the Initiative.
  • Work with the MERL(Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning) officer to conduct focus groups, surveys, market research, and to document learnings of the project
  • Carry out media outreach to promote coverage of Yetu and CSO partners’ activities.
  • Develop and implement online and digital outreach strategies for the Yetu Initiative E-Philanthropy and E-learning platforms.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelors’ degree or equivalent in communications, journalism, international development or relevant field;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in producing a wide range of strategic communications materials (ideally in both the Kenyan NGO and Kenyan corporate sectors);
  • Exceptional English communications skills with the ability to produce high quality reports, publications, advertisements, presentations, documentaries and other communications materials. Kiswhali communications skills a plus;
  • Experience in mentoring and training staff in communications;
  • Experience carrying out surveys, focus groups, market research and graphic design a plus.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their cover letter, CV, names and contact information of three professional referees to the following email address: recruitment@akfea.org , with “YETU Campaigns and Communications Officer” in the subject line by 24thFebruary, 2017 to the Human Resources Manager.

The Aga Khan Foundation is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org)

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United States of America: Communications Internship, Arlington, VA

Organization: Management Systems International
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

Communications Internship, Arlington, VA

Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

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Position Summary: **
MSI is now accepting applications for its Communications Internship position. The position is available immediately and will last until approximately August, 31, 2017, with the possibility for extension based on performance, how well the candidate works with the team, and the needs of the Communications Department. The internship will provide each individual an opportunity to use and refine his/her own skills and exposure to international communications. MSI works to ensure that interns are well-engaged in the MSI work community and allows interns to learn and grow professionally.

Responsibilities:
Upon arrival at MSI, interns are given a brief orientation introducing them to some of the tools that they will need for their internship. The Communications Intern will be assigned to work on producing communications products as well as support tasks primarily focusing on logistical, contractual and training events. Typical tasks may include:

  • Write project and results-based online website content extracted from technical staff and documents
  • Research & write social media posts and participate in the management of corporate SM accounts such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Organize archival photos and files on communications server
  • Maintain consistent stock of project profile files and other printed materials for dissemination at events and presentations
  • Replenish marketing materials appropriate areas around the offices
  • Work with video producer in shooting, reviewing footage, editing, transcribing, creating labels
  • Assist in outreach to Project Managers to arrange meetings, interviews for project profiles and project updates
  • Assist with ordering materials for the team
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud design software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere)
  • Basic familiarity with Word Press CMS preferred.

Internships require a commitment up to 28 hours/week. Applicants residing or attending school in the DC Metropolitan area are preferred. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.
To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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How to apply:

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United States of America: Malaria Data Visualization Intern

Organization: Global Health Fellows Program
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 21 Feb 2017

Global Health Fellows Program IIMalaria Data Visualization Intern**

Malaria Division, Office of Infectious Disease, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development Anticipated timeframe: June 2017 – August 2017: Compensated 3 month internship

Location: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA

INT-P6-015

The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

GHFP-II’s goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency’s immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual working planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available.

Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency’s ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health.

BACKGROUND:

The Malaria Division under the Office of Infectious Disease (ID) within the Bureau for Global Health (GH) leads the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). PMI is a US Government (USG) effort, led by USAID and implemented together with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to reduce the intolerable burden of malaria and help relieve poverty on the African continent. Building upon the progress to date in PMI-supported countries, PMI will work with partners to reduce malaria mortality by one-third from 2015 levels in PMI-supported countries, reduce malaria morbidity in PMI-supported countries by 40 percent from 2015 levels, and assist at least five PMI-supported countries to meet the WHO criteria for national or sub-national pre-elimination, by 2020.

PMI’s strategic approach emphasizes the following five areas: (1) Achieving and sustaining scale of proven interventions (namely, insecticide-treated mosquito nets, indoor residual spraying with insecticides, intermittent preventive treatment for pregnant women, and prompt use of artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) for those who have been diagnosed with malaria); (2) Adapting to changing epidemiology and incorporating new tools; (3) Improving countries’ capacity to collect and use information; (4) Mitigating risk against the current malaria control gains; and (5) Building capacity and health systems. To learn more about PMI, please visit http://www.pmi.gov/about .

INTRODUCTION:

The Malaria Data Visualization Intern will work with the Communications Team on PMI’s external and internal communications, in order to document achievements and produce materials which reflect the Initiative’s core management principles of transparency and accountability. The focus of the work will be on data visualization. S/he will work closely with the Malaria Technical Advisors as his/her onsite manager.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Gaining skills in communicating PMI’s achievements to external audiences, especially using data visualization and social media platforms.
  • Gaining a greater understanding of malaria prevention and control programming needs, and key approaches to improving coverage of malaria control interventions that, in turn, contribute to reducing all-cause mortality rates in children less than five years of age.
  • Deepening skills in communication, collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In coordination with OSM, contributing to the effort to develop data visualization for PMI, in collaboration with the US Global Development Lab’s GeoCenter and USAID’s communication contractor.
  • Supporting the implementation of social media strategy (e.g. Twitter)
    • Updating strategy to process documents.
    • Creating a tweet topic/schedule Google doc.
  • Assisting with the organization of PMI photos and other visual content and migration of photos to Flickr.
  • Revising stories submitted for the 11th annual report for posting on country pages on the website.
  • Assisting with development of 1-2 Country in Focus web pages.
  • Reviewing Mission websites for malaria-related content for cross-posting and coordinating with Development Outreach and Communications specialists, as appropriate.
  • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern’s own interests.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently enrolled Master’s or other post-bachelor’s degree candidate in public health, data visualization, statistics, or a related social or computer science field; or, completion of such within the past 12 months.
  • Experience developing interactive data visualizations using standard visualization software (Tableau preferred).
  • Experience developing interactive data visualizations in D3 is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate quickly, clearly and concisely, with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal communications and interpersonal skills to work effectively with a broad range of USG personnel and international partners.
  • Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Twitter, Facebook, Prezi, Flickr.
  • Skills in JavaScript, CSS, html preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest in working in developing countries, preferably in Africa, is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of French or Portuguese is highly desirable.
  • US citizenship or US permanent residency required.

COMPENSATION:

$1,826 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position).

How to apply:

Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at

www.ghfp.net. All applications must be submitted by February 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm eastern time.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.

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Switzerland: Communications Officer (temporary)

Organization: International AIDS Society
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

About the IAS:

Founded in 1988, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members from more than 180 countries. IAS members work on all fronts of the global response to AIDS, and include researchers, clinicians, policy and programme planners and public health and community practitioners on the frontlines of the epidemic.

The IAS organizes the world’s two most prestigious HIV conferences, each convened biennially in alternating years. The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health or development issue, and provides a unique forum for the intersection of science and advocacy. The IAS Conference on HIV Science brings together a broad cross section of HIV professionals and features the latest HIV science, with a focus on implementation – moving scientific advances into practice.

In addition, the IAS advocates for urgent action to reduce the global impact of HIV, including increased investment in HIV cure research; optimizing treatment and care for infants, children and adolescents with HIV in resource-limited settings; preventing and treating HIV-related co-infections; and expanding access to prevention, treatment and care for key populations at higher risk for HIV – such as men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender individuals – including protecting their human rights by combatting punitive laws and discriminatory policies.

More information on IAS can be found at www.iasociety.org.

Details of Employment:

The Communications Officer position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the Senior Manager, Communications. The position is full-time and to start as soon as possible up to 3 months.

Purpose of the Position:

The incumbent will be responsible for writing, editing, editorial coordination and supporting all aspects of the IAS communications needs.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit regular blogs, articles, media releases, and advisories;
  • Write and edit media materials such as fact sheets, scientific highlights, publications, talking points, etc.;
  • Manage editorial coordination and prioritization across all IAS departments and programmes;
  • Project manage and coordinate all communications activities for the department in order to meet timelines within a smooth review process;
  • Identify key communications opportunities and moments;
  • Manage media monitoring and reporting to identify opportunities, track communications impact, and support overall brand management of IAS;
  • Coordinate the production process for publications and other communications material, including ongoing liaison with the design agency,
  • Develop and manage partner agreements with external partners and suppliers including marketing and advertising outreach;
  • Support media relations, contacts management, outreach lists and materials, including the media registration process for IAS conferences;
  • Manage media logistics onsite at annual IAS conferences, including volunteer management;
  • Support the organization of meetings and other events (media briefings, interviews, etc.);
  • Provide administrative support for budget management and travel bookings.

Perform any additional tasks and/or projects requested by the Senior Manager, Communications.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public policy, public health or related field;
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience is a plus.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years professional experience working in communications; preferably working in not-for-profit and/or global public health;
  • Demonstrated experience in the field of international communications.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; a demonstrated ability to create persuasive and clear communications in all forms, traditional and digital, and to varying audiences;
  • Strong organizational skills, coordination skills and ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with meticulous attention to detail and tight deadlines;
  • Proven background in communications and public relations;
  • Knowledge of relevant international and domestic broadcast media, a keen sense of what makes and shapes the news, and the ability to make well-informed decisions in targeting appropriate media outlets and reporters;
  • Stress tolerance and resilience, ability to work under pressure with multiple and shifting priorities;
  • High-energy self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision but also knows when to ask for counsel;
  • Ability to work well as a team member, as well as work independently;
  • Technical and scientific knowledge of HIV/AIDS is a strong plus.

Languages:

  • Native English or full professional proficiency is a requirement;
  • Knowledge of other languages is an asset.

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to recruitment@iasociety.org by Monday 20 February 2017. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only candidates from Switzerland, from an EU/EFTA country or candidates already having a valid Swiss working permit will be considered.

The IAS is committed to recruiting and sustaining a skilled, effective, diverse and gender-balanced secretariat, and to the greater involvement of people living with HIV (GIPA) in all aspects of its work. People living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Cambodia: COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (Supported Volunteer, Australian Citizen/PR only, CAMBODIA)

Organization: Good Return
Country: Cambodia
Closing date: 19 Feb 2017

Job Description

Assignment Objectives

The Communications Field Support Officer (FSO) role will work to enhance engagement with Good Return programs and support program development in the following areas:

  • Coordinate and develop creative and engaging digital content
  • Produce blogs, newsletters, infographics, images, cinemagraphs, website content and copywriting
  • Conduct field interviews & case studies
  • Produce and curate strategic social media content
  • Take photographs and film video, often in rural project locations
  • Produce content that meets Good Return editorial standards, is accurate and reflects Good Return values and brand as well as ACFID guidelines
  • Assist with sourcing high quality photographs and videos liaising with external providers
  • Assist with collaborating with departments and providers to gather content and identify narratives and stories aligned to Good Return’s program development strategy

Start Date & Duration

  • Start date: April 2017 (4-day Induction training conducted at Good Return Sydney office prior to commencement of placement)
  • Duration: 12 months (from time of placement in country)

Workplace details

  • Workplace location: Good Return regional office, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Time off: 30 days (including local public holidays) accrued throughout the year; to be taken prior to placement completion date
  • Language: English

Qualifications

Selection Criteria

Citizenship: You must be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency to apply for this position. Applicants not meeting this requirement will not be considered.

Essential skills & experience:

  • Ability to develop quality digital content
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Flair for creative and strategic storytelling
  • Knowledge of online communications and social media
  • Ability to take photos and video
  • At least basic skills in digital graphics and photo editing
  • At least 1 year work experience (paid or unpaid) relevant to Good Return’s program areas, such as international development, media, publicity, communications, journalism, finance/banking, or adult education

Desirable skills & experience:

  • Website content maintenance with WordPress
  • Graphic design skills
  • Photograph editing skills
  • Video editing skills
  • Adobe CS experience
  • Analysis and reporting on content/ industry benchmarking
  • Knowledge of the buyer’s journey and inbound marketing principles
  • Independent living or travel experience, preferably in a developing country

The following essential personal qualities are required to effectively perform this role:

  • Independence and resilience
  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Patience, tolerance and open-mindedness
  • Responsible (for own actions, upholding integrity)
  • Initiative and ability to adapt to isolated settings with limited resources
  • A sense of humour!

Allowances & support

Pre-departure:

  • Induction training at Sydney office (4 days)
  • Health check and vaccination expenses
  • Visa expenses
  • International airfares at the commencement and conclusion of the assignment

Settling in:

  • Initial accommodation arranged; it is the responsibility of the FSO to secure long-term accommodation
  • First 2 monthly allowance payments paid in advance to assist with set-up costs in-country

During assignment:

  • Monthly allowance (to cover living and accommodation expenses)
  • Language allowance
  • Travel insurance, including medical and emergency evacuation coverage
  • Mid-point review & training (5 days) conducted at Sydney office (incl. return international flights)

How to apply:

Visit the full job description at:

https://www.smartrecruiters.com/GoodReturn/107303317-communications-field-support-officer-volunteer-cambodia-

for more details you can also send an email to salla@goodreturn.org

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Switzerland: Communications Programme Assistant

Organization: Gender and Mine Action Programme
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 18 Feb 2017

The Gender and Mine Action Programme is currently looking for an intern in Geneva from 1 March 2017 for a period of at least three months but preferably more.

Responsibilities

The overall task for the Communications Programme Assistant (Intern)** is to assist the Director and the Programme Manager in the implementation of the Gender and Mine Action Programme. This includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks.

In line with GMAP’s Communication Strategy

Revitalize the GMAP Website

  • Re-organize layout of the website

  • Enhance website’s user-friendliness and interactivity

  • Re-organize and update publications on GMAP’s website

  • Launch the revamped website through a Facebook and Twitter campaign

  • Coordinate the translation of the GMAP website content into French, Spanish and other languages

  • Consider options for search engine optimization

Enhance Social Media Outreach

  • Increase activity on Facebook and Twitter

  • Participate and expand on existing mine action campaigns

  • Design GMAP-specific photo campaigns

  • Create a public LinkedIn page

Develop New Communication Tools

  • Develop infographics for GMAP

  • Develop bi-monthly webinars/videos

  • Develop success stories

  • Establish a mailing list and issue bi-monthly or quarterly e-mail updates to subscribers

  • Draft, translate or edit correspondence, press releases, funding requests and various communications or advocacy material depending on the linguistic skills of the candidate

Engage Prospective Donors

  • Develop a case for support

  • Link donation amounts to practical outcomes

  • Create donor success stories

Other

  • Upon request, undertake special assignments such as drafting articles or conducting research on a specific topic, or similar tasks

  • Attend conferences and seminars as needed and draft minutes and reports

  • Provide administrative support (filing, updating contact lists, financial and narrative reporting, etc).

Required qualifications

  • Ongoing or finished studies at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in communications, IT, gender studies, or related field

  • Strong interest and understanding of issues and challenges relating to the discourse of gender and diversity in humanitarian assistance

  • Excellent command of spoken and written English. Good working knowledge of French is an advantage

  • Excellent IT, outstanding content management systems (WordPress) skills, social media conversed (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin)

  • Experience in video production is an advantage

  • Previous experience in organising events and trainings is an advantage

Behavioural skills

  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously

  • Willingness to work with minimum supervision, independently, as well as to function as a member of a multicultural team;

  • Strong organisational skills.

The Gender and Mine Action Programme is not currently in a position to remunerate this internship. Candidates must be able to commit themselves for a minimum of three days per week for three months, and hold a valid permit which allows staying and undertaking internships in Switzerland. The intern should be available to start working on 1 March for a period of at least three months.

How to apply:

Applications – cover letter and CV in English – should be sent to l.schumicky-logan@gmap.ch by 18 February 2017 at the latest.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

GMAP is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage qualified male candidates and people living with disabilities to apply.

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Thailand: Communications Associate

Organization: Fortify Rights
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Position: Communications Associate

Location: Bangkok, Thailand; Southeast Asia

Contract: 1 year, renewable

Start Date: TBD

Compensation: Competitive with benefits

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:
Fortify Rights works to ensure and defend human rights for all. We investigate human rights abuses, engage stakeholders, and strengthen initiatives led by human rights defenders, affected
communities, and civil society. We believe in the influence of evidence-based research, the power of strategic truth telling, and the importance of working in close collaboration with individuals,
communities, and movements pushing for change. Fortify Rights is an independent, nonprofit
organization based in Southeast Asia and registered in the United States and Switzerland.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Communications Associate plays a key role to maximize Fortify Rights’ outreach and ensure all communications for external circulation are accessible, engaging, compelling, and consistent. The Communications Associate is responsible for the effective coordination and implementation of Fortify Rights’ communication activities. S/he will work together with the Executive Team, the
Multimedia Specialist, the Development Specialist and country-based Human Rights Specialists to ensure high-impact, accurate, and audience-specific communications. The Communications
Associate may also be asked to contribute to skill-building activities for Fortify Rights’ partners. The Communications Associate reports to the Executive Director and receives strategic direction and technical oversight from the Chief Executive Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with Fortify Rights’ executive team to develop and implement Fortify Rights’ communications plans and policies, including social media and outreach strategies. In coordination with Fortify Rights’ Human Rights Specialists and Development Specialists, produce compelling content for newsletters and online engagement with specific audiences.
  • Update and manage Fortify Rights’ online media platforms (e.g., website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) to ensure information is posted, regularly, accurately, and in an engaging manner.
  • Work with Fortify Rights’ executive team to generate and distribute emails, newsletters, and publications using third-party email distribution software.
  • Assist in the design and development of Fortify Rights’ publications, annual reports, newsletters, and other materials.
  • Manage and update Fortify Rights’ media library.
  • Manage and update Fortify Rights’ mailing and contact lists to ensure proper cleaning, segmentation, and distribution of content.
  • Serve as an interface between Fortify Rights executive team, Human Rights Specialists, and media outlets.
  • Work closely with Fortify Rights’ executive team to develop guidelines to support Fortify Rights’ staff, consultants, fellows, partners, Board members, and advisors in their communications work.
  • In coordination with Fortify Rights’ country-based teams, contribute to tailored workshops and participatory trainings for Fortify Rights’ partners including human rights defenders and affected communities, on effective communications’ strategies and tools.
  • Work with the Development Specialist and the executive team to contribute to fundraising initiatives and monitoring and evaluation processes. Contribute to the timely reporting of project activities, expenses, and impacts.
  • Perform other tasks as requested.

  • QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in relevant fields or comparable work experience in communications, journalism, and/or marketing.

  • Demonstrated experience creatively telling stories using multiple means and platforms.

  • Experience with graphic design, html coding, website management, social media platforms, and email distribution software, a plus.

  • Strong writing/editing skills and attention to detail.

  • Familiarity with human rights issues, preferably within the context of Southeast Asia;

  • Ability to self-manage and work efficiently in a fast-paced but flexible environment. A willingness to learn and contribute to a positive team environment. A desire for innovation and creative solutions to complex problems.

  • Willingness to travel within Southeast Asia. This may include travel to remote and potentially insecure areas.

  • Fluency in written and verbal English required. Additional language skills preferred. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: To be discussed with short-listed candidates.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Fortify Rights seeks exceptional applicants and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Fortify Rights is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible team, actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants.

How to apply:

HOW TO APPLY Please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to fortify.rights@fortifyrights.org with the subject line “COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE.”

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Kenya: VACANCY: MEDIA TRAINERS 2 POSITIONS (1 NAIROBI & 1 KISUMU)

Organization: Community Media Trust
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 12 Feb 2017

Community Media Trust is a media organization that develops community engagement strategies using participatory media and community communication principles, to support implementation of projects and programs. Community Media Trust creates relevant, community-friendly media content (film, radio, digital and print) that inspires, educates and entertains communities to achieve knowledge, behavioral and social impact.

We are excited to be a #DREAMSInnovation winner! Our solution will help create an

#AIDSFreeGen for girls & women in #Africa! #EndAIDS2030.

Our solution, “WezeshaDada: Media & ICT Training for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW)” will seek to impart filmmaking, photography, ICT and entrepreneurship skills to AGYW from 6 communities in Nairobi and Kisumu. They will not only make short films to educate other AGYW on the dangers of HIV infection, but will also promote and demystify entrepreneurship as a strategy for reducing their vulnerability. Additionally, the AGYW will receive “seed equipment” to initiate media and ICT-based income generating activities in their communities.

CoMeT is seeking 2 media trainers for the WezeshaDada project based in Nairobi and Kisumu respectively. Female media trainers are especially encouraged to apply.

Position Summary:

Using a training curriculum already developed for this project, the Media Trainers will work closely with the media producer and will be tasked with filmmaking, photography and media production training for Wezesha Dada project participants as well as developing regular content together with the participants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Offer training in filmmaking (Cinematography, Editing, Lighting and Sound, Producing for TV and Video, Directing film techniques, Storytelling and Creative writing for video)

  • Work closely with the project participants, Media Producer and Project Assistant in creating regular videos in regards to the project.

  • Assist in Cinematography, Coordination and Editing of other Film productions being undertaken by CoMeT

Qualifications:

  • Be of Kenyan nationality

  • Bachelors/Diploma in Film Production

  • Proficiency in Editing using Adobe premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro and other editing programs, Script development and Camera operations

  • Proven ability to script, shoot and edit

Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position

  • In absence of a degree, minimum of 3 years’ continuous work experience.

Skills & Knowledge

  • A great attitude

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritization

  • Team player, excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Quick learner / Fast adaptor with high level of flexibility

  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision and a sense of urgency

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and meet strict deadlines

How to apply:

How to Apply

Interested individuals should email a fully filled application form (this includes writing an essay of not more than 300 words outlining how you can harness media as a tool for social change and a CV (with 3 referees) to jobs@cometkenya.org by 15th February 2017. The email Subject Line must show the job title “Media Trainer – Nairobi” or “Media Trainer – Kisumu”

CoMeT is an equal opportunity employer and women candidates are encouraged to apply

NB: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted for interviews.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Head of Humanitarian Campaigns and Advocacy (CAP0262)

Organization: Oxfam GB
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

Are you a passionate campaigner with a profound understanding of how change happens?

Do you have leadership experience with an ability to inspire and manage a team?

Do you have knowledge and understanding of humanitarian and security issues?

And perhaps most important of all, do you want to work with an organisation making a significant difference to people who are caught up in humanitarian crises around the world?

If so, we would like to hear from you. This is an amazing opportunity to make a huge impact on the campaigns and advocacy work we do to empower people to fight against poverty. In recent months, as part of our work responding to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, Oxfam has challenged the UK government’s sale of arms to Saudi Arabia, and has called on governments to work together to help and protect the millions of people forced to flee conflict, disaster and poverty around the world in our ‘Stand As One’ campaign. You will lead the further development and delivery of the next phase of Oxfam’s campaigns and advocacy work on these and other humanitarian issues.

You will be an experienced leader with proven ability to inspire and manage a team. You will have a vision for Oxfam’s humanitarian campaigning and advocacy work and the capacity for creative thinking to make it happen. You will also have the ability to take difficult strategic choices, including managing opportunity and risk, and be comfortable delegating to your experienced and expert team as appropriate.

You will have a knowledge and understanding of humanitarian and security issues and be able to demonstrate that you are politically astute in terms of the UK and global environments. You will know how institutions work, how decisions are made, who makes them and how they can be influenced.

Please download the application pack for further information.

About Oxfam

A simple, inescapable truth underlines everything we do at Oxfam. There’s enough wealth in this world to go around. It’s not unfortunate that people live in poverty. It’s unjustifiable. It’s not just their problem. It’s ours too. And with the right support, we can beat poverty and injustice. Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we’re looking for yours.

How to apply:

https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/head-of-humanitarian-campaigns-cap0262/5344/description/

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Zimbabwe: Marketing Technical Advisor, Self-Testing Africa (STAR)

Organization: Population Services International
Country: Zimbabwe
Closing date: 02 Mar 2017

Job title Marketing Technical Advisor, UNITAID/PSI HIV Self-Testing Africa (STAR) Project

Department: HIV & TB Department

Based in: Harare, Zimbabwe with up to 30**%** international travel

Reports to: UNITAID/PSI HIV STAR Project Director

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

The STAR Project is one of the most exciting projects at PSI—launching a whole new product that empowers consumers to know their HIV status…on their own terms. We work with leading researchers all over the world to evaluate our programs, and use cutting edge program design to ensure HIV self-testing reaches the people who need it most. Our work has informed the launch of new WHO guidelines, mobilized expanded funding for HIV self-testing and led new countries to adopt supportive HIV self-testing policies. We’ve delivered over 185,000 HIV self-tests in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe…in just 4 months. Now, we’re launching in new channels, starting to scale-up and planning expansion to three new countries by the fall.

We are looking for an entrepreneurial, dynamic Marketing Technical Advisor to work with our country teams to help strengthen the market for HIV self-testing and the treatment and care that follows. We need this Advisor to have significant expertise and experience in marketing and the ability to inform and use consumer and market research in developing countries. The Advisor will apply their significant skills with a long-term eye, focused on building a sustainable market for HIV self-testing well into the future. This position is funded for 6 months.

Sound like you? Read on!

Your contribution

Your will lead efforts to understand how HIVST is performing in the current market and what we need to do as we look toward scale-up. Some of the work you’ll do as part of this effort includes;

  • Work with the selected market research agency (procurement will be done before you’re on board!) to design consumer and market research on testing behaviors among target populations and specifically, all aspects of HIV self-testing in terms of awareness, access and use. You’ll also review and revise the research agenda and workplan as proposed by the agency, including market landscaping, qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Coordinate and monitor market research implementation in all relevant STAR project countries, including Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Work closely with the STAR country teams and market research agency to ensure successful execution.
  • Ensure dissemination and appropriate use of relevant research findings to inform and develop marketing strategy for existing project activities as well as expansion planned.

But that’s not all. During initial program implementation, each country has been leading their own marketing strategy. But we’re about to launch a large regional campaign. You’ll be responsible for making that a success! What will that look like? Well, you’ll:

  • Ensure adherence to PSI’s global standards and procedures
  • Liaise with key stakeholders involved in the project at all levels to inform them of marketing progress and approaches as required.

The best part is, this is just the beginning! The last 1.5 years has been focused on pilot, learning and evaluation. But we’re about to move into a massive scale-up with millions of tests distributed in the next three years and expansion to three new countries. We’ll need your help to determine the marketing approach for this new phase of our work—based on your expertise, lessons from our regional campaign and the market research findings.

  • Based on market research findings and analysis of success of marketing activities implemented in phase one design of demand creation activities for Phase 2.
  • Support the Project Director and the Senior Technical Advisor on the STAR project in the development of the project plan and budget for phase two on the marketing component.
  • Coordinate with the regional and global marketing team at PSI to ensure alignment with PSI’s approaches, exposure to best practices across the PSI world and opportunity to draw on additional technical support as needed.
  • Once awarded, execute the design and implementation of marketing strategies in all six Southern African countries, including formative work, implementation and evaluation of marketing development and marketing strategies.

What are we looking for?

Education: You hold a Master’s degree in communications, marketing, or a similar discipline. Alternatively, you have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of additional relevant experience.

Experience: At least 7 years of demonstrated successful experience in designing and implementing marketing and communication activities. You have some familiarity with new product introduction. Of these at least 7 years, you’ve spent a minimum of 3 of them working in developing country settings.

Tech Savvyness: You know about behavior change theories and how to apply them in programmatic contexts. You’ve used commercial marketing, human centered design, and/or behavioral economics in your past work to develop marketing solutions

Collaboration: You are a team player. You work well with others, but you know how to take initiative to get things done. Even when people don’t report to you, you know how to motivate them to adopt new initiatives or change their approaches.

Ideally, you’ve worked in settings requiring lots of collaboration before, perhaps on other multi-national/regional activities that require coordinate with multiple partners and institutions.

You also have experience collaborating with others to build their capacities and skills. You’ll use that in your STAR work, building the skills of both civil society and government entities in marketing.

Communication: You write with clarity and feel comfortable speaking up when you have something important to say. You’re not afraid of public speaking and have developed good skills in this arena. You have excellent interpersonal skills, with great experience communicating across cultures.

Initiative: You know what it means to be “thrown in the deep end”. You’ll have support, but your personal initiative to learn quickly and your willingness to try new things will be critical. You don’t wait to be told what to do. You see a need and you meet it, you’re bold. You know that deadlines are important, and you stick to them. In everything you are always driving to achieve results, to make this market more sustainable and more effective at delivering health impact.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 6

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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Myanmar: Program Assistant

Organization: Media Development Investment Fund
Country: Myanmar
Closing date: 10 Feb 2017

Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Reports to: MMP Program Manager

Summary: MDIF is seeking to appoint a Program Assistant, based in Yangon, as support staff for its Myanmar Media Program (MMP). MMP is a three-year business focused technical assistance program for independent media that will run until December 2018. The Program Assistant will be part of a three person Yangon-based team. Deadline for applications: 10 February, 2017.

Duties/Assignments:

The Program Assistant will be responsible for:

· logistical preparations for all program related activities, such as workshops, in-house training, and mentoring visits

· translation and interpretation during program activities, as needed

· maintaining and updating the MMP database in a timely manner

· Recording and reporting on project activities and expenditures, and compiling relevant data, as requested by the Program Manager

· Establishing sound professional relationships and liaising regularly with media partners, consultants, MDIF staff, and other external agencies

· If requested, visit and/or liaise with media partners and provide oral and written reports on these visits/communications

· Undertaking other program administration tasks as requested

· Ensuring transparency, ethical conduct and efficiency in project implementation

Skills/experience required:

• undergraduate degree

• minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in the media sector

• fluent Burmese (written and spoken)

• very good English (written and spoken)

• strong organizational and problem-solving skills

• strong internet and computer software skills

• multi-tasking skills, excellent attention to detail

• ability to work well under time-pressure and to tight deadlines

• strong verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills

• ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-lingual settings

• versatility and integrity

• understanding of Burmese political, economic and social environment

• knowledge of the Burmese media environment

• Preparedness to travel within Myanmar

• Available to start work as soon as possible, or by 1 March 2017

Preferred:

• At least three years’ experience of working on donor-funded programs in Asia

• Experience with M&E and program implementation and reporting

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send the following to tessa.piper@mdif.org

• Resume/Curriculum Vitae (not longer than 2 pages)

• An application letter

• Three references, with contact details

• Salary level expectation

• Date of availability to start work

Deadline for applications: Friday, 10 February, 2017

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Lebanon: Media and Communication Coordinator

Organization: Qatar Red Crescent Society
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

Job responsibilities:

Design and implement a comprehensive and effective media strategy for QRCS Lebanon Delegation.

Secure up-to-date, precise and positive media coverage and communication of QRCS Delegation activities in Lebanon.

Perpetually look for opportunities to publish relevant articles on QRCS in blogs, relevant social media networks and agencies.

Revise and sign off all media content related to the projects implemented by QRCS Delegation in Lebanon.

Set up mechanisms to promptly deal with media agencies’ inquiries.

Build strong professional relationships with a wide range of local and international journalists and news agencies.

Oversee the edit and compilation of QRCS’ monthly newsletter.

Document QRCS projects based on advance agreements with the donors, co-funders and implementing partners.

Keep track of activities done by humanitarian NGOs in Lebanon serving similar causes.

Take part of Public Relation activities representing QRCS.

Perform all media activities in coordination with the Communication department in HQ in Doha.

Minimum Skills:

Master’s degree in media and communication, or any relevant degree

Excellent leadership skills

Fluent in Arabic and English

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), including the ability to deliver complex ideas in an exciting and capturing way.

High organizational skills with proven abilities to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while under pressure.

How to apply:

Attach PDF copies of your CV and a Cover Letter to:
lebanon.delegate@qrcs.org.qa

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El Salvador: El Salvador: Technical Director

Organization: Internews Network
Country: El Salvador
Closing date: 28 Feb 2017

SUMMARY:

Internews Network is seeking a Technical Director for a USAID-funded program in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to build the capacity of local media and promote freedom of expression throughout the region. The Technical Director will report to and work closely with the Project Director to ensure that program operations are efficient, effective, high-quality, and compliant with all USAID regulations. S/he will provide technical guidance to Internews’ programs; coordinate technical, legal and professional capacity building assistance to partners and beneficiaries; ensure proper oversight of Internews training programs; and coordinate with other relevant stakeholders in the region to ensure that Internews identifies and meet the regions necessities as a media development initiative

The Technical Director will also be responsible for elaborate methodologies and tools, and conduct key assessments and research in the Central American region. The position is based in El Salvador and requires a full-time commitment for approximately the two-year life of the project. Applicants would need to be available starting on or about February 15, 2017.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:

  • Provide technical and operational assistance to ensure that activities are meeting their goals and targets, including recommending program adjustments when necessary to keep the project on track.
  • Identify potential subgrantees and work with partners to develop project proposals and budgets.
  • Assist with all aspects of subgrant management, including the review of grantee due diligence and risk assessment, internal review process, tracking and overall monitoring of subgrant plans and activities.
  • Cultivate and strengthen relationships with local partner organizations and ensure that implementation is responsive to the needs of partners and beneficiaries.
  • Track and report project progress and activities monthly against work plans.
  • Assist with developing and approving curricula for trainings as well as overseeing, managing, and monitoring trainings led by consultants and/or local trainers.
  • Oversee program monitoring and evaluation in the region to ensure effective implementation and to measure the impact of activities.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of media issues in the region and a general understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing media across the region.
  • Ensure the project is in compliance with all cooperative agreement rules, requirements and regulations as well as with Internews internal policies and procedures.
  • Serve as the primary budget authority over the project, responsible for ensuring all costs charged to the project are allowable, reasonable and correctly allocated.
  • Provide management and oversight of daily operations of the program, in particular with regard to coordination of activities and events at the regional level.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Maintain regular communications with Internews headquarters staff to communicate progress on programming and address upcoming issues in advance.
  • Serve as primary project and organizational liaison with USAID and the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador, as well as other international donors active in the region.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s Degree in media / journalism, political science, international development, law, public administration, economics, or related fields is preferred.
  • A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible media development experience, including working with media organizations; an understanding of media and telecommunications law and policy; integration of technology into media development programs and/or investigative journalism are a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management and supervision of administrative project staff; management of local subcontractors and consultants; coordination of project reporting and sharing results and successes – is required.
  • Experience with USAID- and/or US government-funded programs required; senior-level management of USAID-funded programs strongly preferred.
  • Experience with sub grants management and local partners relations; Capacity establish professional and collaborative relationships with counterparts, the Contractor’s Home Office, and partners; Ability to collaborate with diverse actors in government and civil society.
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken English and Spanish is required.
  • Previous experience developing collaborative working relationships with counterparts, international organizations and donors.
  • Development experience in the LAC region (5+ years preferred).
  • Working experience and knowledge of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras is preferred.
  • A successful track record in supervising, designing, managing and implementing technical assistance for donor-funded, cross-border media projects and proven ability to develop, implement, and monitor work plans, training plans, monitoring and evaluation plans, and procurement plans.
  • Experience as a manager or trainer with professional capacity-building programs for journalists and media outlets and strong knowledge of new media preferred.
  • Experience managing local staff.
  • Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills including diplomacy, tact, and the ability to negotiate.
  • Excellent communication skills: speaking, writing, and listening.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, handle multiple on-going assignments, and manage time effectively.

Benefits Information:

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Senior Communications Manager – One position (London, with travel)

Organization: Adam Smith International
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Closing date: 25 Feb 2017

Adam Smith International is seeking a Senior Communications Manager. The role is based in Adam Smith International’s London headquarters with regular travel to project locations.

We are looking for someone with a diverse skillset and international expertise in media, journalism and/or public affairs.

The Senior Manager will work closely with the corporate communications team, regional communication advisers and project team leaders. The Senior Manager will supervise a Communications Manager and act as Head of Communications when needed.

Background

Adam Smith International is a global leader in delivering projects that support economic growth and government reform. Our reputation as a global leader has been built on the positive results our projects have achieved in many of the world’s most challenging environments.

We are headquartered in London, with offices in Nairobi, Delhi and Sydney, along with major project offices in many developing countries worldwide. Our projects are funded by a wide range of donor organisations; we also work directly for host governments.

Responsibilities

  • Play a leading role in establishing external corporate relations for Adam Smith International, including media engagement and public affairs;

  • Take a leading role in managing strategic communication to grow the Company’s brand;

  • Develop and maintain solid relationships with company spokespersons, journalists, politicians and other key stakeholders;

  • Manage and mentor members of the communications team.

  • Dealing with the press and ensuring enquires are handled in an appropriate manner;

Selection criteria

  • At least eight years’ experience working in communications with strong media relations and public affairs expertise.

  • Previous experience and a deep understanding of international development;

  • Have strong media handling experience in both proactive and reactive press work;

  • Exceptional, proven writing skills and the ability to summarise and repackage technical information in clear, compelling language;

  • Ability to write accurate, newsworthy and compelling content that will include a mix of hard news, analysis, features, expert interviews, videos, photo essays, timelines, case studies, graphics and social media content;

  • Ability to engage with a diversity of audiences – target communities, donors and senior government decision makers.

Competencies

  • Excellent, proven written communication skills and attention to detail;
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks appropriately;
  • Hard-working, pro-active, adaptable and enthusiastic;
  • Ability to work under pressure and demonstrates high tolerance for change, complexity and unpredictability;
  • Effective people management skills;
  • Computer literate in Microsoft packages. Knowledge of Adobe products is a distinct advantage;
  • Fluency in English is essential and either French or Arabic is desirable.

Duration and timing

The Senior Communications Manager position is a permanent position. We offer our permanent employees an attractive compensation package which is fair and highly competitive. Pay structures are evaluated annually and take account of external market analysis. We ensure internal equity through a robust performance management approach, focused on meritocracy.

We also enhance our compensation package with a comprehensive package of benefits focused on your health and well-being, including a suite of insurances, holiday entitlement and pension options.

How to apply:

Please send a CV and short cover email, highlighting relevant experience and expertise, and availability, with the subject line: Senior Communications Manager (London) in our current opportunities tab at www.adamsmithinternational.com . Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Media & Communications Generalist

Organization: Australian Red Cross
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

Media & Communications Generalist

We are seeking suitably skilled and experienced humanitarians to join our international aid worker register. We recruit to this register to enable a stand-by workforce to deploy at short notice in the event of a disaster or crisis, sending Australian Red Cross aid workers to support the humanitarian operations of the IFRC where they are most needed.

Media & Communications Generalists initiate, develop and execute internal and external communications strategies that serve to achieve positive visibility for Red Cross relief and recovery efforts and position Movement partners as lead responders to the disaster/crisis. This role entails a close working relationship with local RCRC communications counterparts and news media outlets; as well as international news media. The Media & Communications Generalists are often part of the first teams responding to disasters and crises; as such their ability to operate safely and independently in extremely challenging environments is pivotal to their success, and that of the broader team.

All delegates need to be able to operate effectively in what can be a frenetic and ambiguous environment and within a multi cultural team. Standard deployments are 1 – 3 months in duration.

To consider your suitability for working with the IFRC and as a Media & Communications Generalist, please review the professional profile attached below.

Before you apply, please ensure that:

1 You have an awareness of the nature of the work that IFRC do and a willingness to live and work in locations that are affected by disaster or crisis; 2 You are available to deploy internationally at short notice for 1-3 months stints; and 3 You are willing to accept an assignment without your family (partner, children or other dependants), and also accept that it may not be possible for your family or friends to visit you while you are on assignment.

Professional Profile and selection criteria:

Media + Comms Generalist Profile.pdf

Applications close 9am on 15 February 2017.

Should you have any questions, please contact internationalhr@redcross.org.au

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YWNyLjAxMDE0LjM4MzBAcmVkY3Jvc3NhdS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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South Sudan: Writer (P-3) Juba,South Sudan (Consultancy)

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 30 Jan 2017

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Terms of Reference for Consultants & Individual Contractors

Title of Consultancy

Writer

Purpose

Support the CO fundraising strategy through news and feature stories for a global audience.

Consultancy Classification Level

P3

Location

Field location with a focus on NBeG and the Equatorias

Duration

6 months

Start Date

15 February 2017

Funding Source (WBS, Grant and GL Code)

Grant:

Background

Despite the mounting humanitarian needs in South Sudan, donor funding for organizations working in the country is reducing. The reasons for this are various: competing global emergencies, a focus among European governments on refugee inflows and fatigue among donors with a protracted, and largely man-made, crisis in South Sudan. As a result, several embassies, among them the German and the Danish, have already announced that their funds for South Sudan will be reduced in 2017. ECHO funding has been cut by 20% for 2017 compared to 2016. With a new administration assuming power in Washington from 2017, it remains to be seen whether US funding will also be impacted.

Donors are also aware that the government continues to limit humanitarian access in many areas while at the same time expelling aid workers who have been outspoken. This has resulted in discussions among donors about the possibility of withholding funding or even leaving the country.

Given this landscape it is important that the needs on the ground and the potential impacts of funding shortfalls be highlighted to donor governments, their constituents and those who can influence them.

During the crisis in Juba in July 2016, most donors present in South Sudan left or were evacuated to neighboring countries. However, by the end of 2016 many have re-established at least a limited presence on the ground. UNICEF’s biggest donor, the US Government through USAID, OFDA and FFP, was present on the ground during the crisis; DFID is planning to re-establish a permanent international presence in Juba in 2017; the European Union, especially ECHO are back in country and so are the Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Japanese and German embassies; some with reduced presence for the time being. However the Canadian Government as well as JICA and the GIZ have not yet returned to South Sudan.

Justification

With the conflict in South Sudan now in its fourth year, securing funding is becoming increasingly difficult due to many competing global emergencies and changing political situations in Europe and the United States. Many donors have cut their funding to South Sudan and the competition over the remaining funds available to humanitarian agencies has become more intense. Due to its excellent reputation among donors and its wide reach via 10 field offices, good opportunities exist for UNICEF to secure additional financial support. To best exploit these opportunities, the work of the communications section and its outputs need to be better aligned with the office’s new fundraising strategy.

The consultant writer/editor will be contracted for a period of six months with the objective of producing written material that highlights funding gaps and challenges and the implications of those gaps on the children of South Sudan. She/he will spend 50 percent of her/his time in the field producing both short and long form news and feature stories that address both UNICEF CO funding needs and donor visibility requirements. These will be used across the range of UNICEF and UNICEF South Sudan digital platforms and will also be pitched to news organizations.

Specific Tasks

  • Write press releases, feature and human interest stories for dissemination to global media, UNICEF national committees, donor governments and UNICEF digital channels.
  • Pitch news stories and features to relevant media.
  • Write at least one Op-Ed to be pitched to a tier 1 media organization.
  • Contribute to visibility annexes of donor reports as necessary
  • Working with the rest of the team, contribute regularly to UNICEF South Sudan social media pages.
  • Provide ideas and regular input to the communications section editorial calendar.
  • Contribute content to headquarters global initiatives.
  • Expected Deliverables

    Deliverables

    Duration

    (Estimated # of weeks)

    Timeline

    1- Two press releases that produce broad global coverage.

    2- Six human interest stories for use by Natcoms and UNICEF.org

    3- At least one Op-Ed to be pitched to major media outlets.

    4- Two long-form features highlighting an under reported aspect of UNICEF’s work in South Sudan.

    2 weeks

    4 weeks

    2 weeks

    4 weeks

    1 March – 1 September 2017

    All material will be packaged and uploaded onto a UNICEF FTP Site / and a drive couriered to UNICEF South Sudan

    All material will follow the UNICEF copyright stipulations.

    Reporting

    The consultant will report to the Chief of Communication.

    Expected background (Qualifications & Experience)

    At least five years’ experience of writing for a major news organization with strong editorial judgement and demonstrable skills in storytelling and media relations. Experience of working with UNICEF on similar projects and previous experiences in work with children would be an asset. As would experience of working in complex, multi-cultural environments and the ability to deliver results in a challenging environment. Native spoken and written English is required.

    General Conditions:

  • Terms of payment:
  • How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=502575

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    Kenya: Call for the Expression of Interest for the Printing of a Parenting Work Book

    Organization: Parenting in Africa
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 29 Jan 2017

    1.0 Introduction:

    Parenting in Africa Network (PAN) is a Pan-African Network of organizations, individuals and institutions keen to promote ‘skilful’ parenting practices in Africa for the overall wellbeing of children and their families. The network creates and facilitates interactive platforms for learning, sharing and also indulges in advocacy of various topical issues surrounding parenting. To date, PAN has successfully managed to build and disseminate knowledge on various aspects of parenting in Africa.

    1.1 Background

    The family forms the most important structure where children are shaped and prepared to face the external world. As noted in the declarations of the 27th sessions of the UN General Assembly; ‘The primary responsibility for the protection, upbringing and development of children rests with the family.1 Thus, parenting is a very important ingredient in molding behaviour and imparting social skills during the formative years, necessary in instilling morals, self-discipline and responsibilities in children.

    In light of the above, PAN in 2014 developed a parenting guideline that could be adopted to context. The guideline addressed nine topics namely: Parenting Skills, Child Protection, Child Development, Father Involvement in Parenting, Communication Skills, Discipline and Character formation, Involving Children in Decision Making, Resolving conflicts in families and life Skills.

    PAN is in the process of developing a Skilful Parenting Work Book from the existing parenting guideline and would therefore like to hire a reliable printing firm.

    2.0 Key Deliverables**

    The following will be the key deliverables during this assignment;

    1. Task: Format, design and print PAN’s Skilful Parenting Work Book
    2. Colour: Full colour Print
    3. Size: A4
    4. Paper Grammage: Cover Page: Artmatt 250 gsm cover, Inside pages: 135 gsm
    5. Finish: Matt laminated
    6. Binding: Wire binding
    7. No of Pages: Approximately 100 pages
    8. Quantity: Quantities could vary from 100 -1,000 copies

    Eligibility Criteria

    To be considered for this opportunity, interested contractor will be expected to provide:

    · Proof of company registration.

    · Proof of tax registration and payment.

    · A company profile including a copy of the company’s audited accounts for the last two years.

    · Examples of previous work that indicates ability to consistently produce high quality, attractive and professionally finished products. Experience with printing work books is desired but not essential.

    · Information, and indicative costs, as to the range of printing and other merchandise options available through the company.

    How to apply:

    Interested firms should express their interest by submitting both the letter of interest, technical proposal and financial proposal, addressed to: info@parentinginafrica.org, by 29th, January 2017 2016.

    Mandatory subject of email should be “Expression of Interest: Provision of Printing Services”.

    Only shortlisted persons will be invited for an interview.

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    Mali: Storytelling Fellow

    Organization: Mali Health Organizing Project
    Country: Mali
    Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

    Mali Health seeks a Storytelling Fellow to be based in Bamako to coordinate the ways we describe and report on our work, so we can build stronger connections between US audiences and our work on the ground in Mali.

    Reports to: National Director and Executive Director
    Location: Bamako, Mali
    Start Date & Duration: Position open, minimum commitment of 1 year, with opportunities for renewal

    About Us

    We are a nonprofit organization working to improve maternal and child health in peri-urban communities in Bamako, Mali. We help mothers and children access high-quality primary care while working with communities and the health system to improve the way that care is delivered at the community level.

    Position Description

    Working from Mali Health’s Bamako office, the Fellow will manage several responsibilities related to communicating our impact and telling the story of our work. In doing so, you will help us to secure the resources we need to continue supporting the women and children in our programs. Through effective storytelling, you’ll help to demonstrate the fundamental links between our staff, the families in our programs, and the supporters who make our work possible.

    The Fellow’s work will involve building the processes and infrastructure to help our staff communicate in meaningful and compelling ways. As a member of the Bamako team, you will work closely with all program staff to understand their work, and help them integrate storytelling and reporting into their responsibilities. You will spend a significant amount of time in the communities we serve in Bamako.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop an in-depth knowledge of all Mali Health programs and the communities we serve
    • Lead communication tasks, including collecting and creating content for social media, blog posts, etc.
    • Train and support staff in collecting and communicating stories
    • Collect content to build a story library
    • Assist in the creation of communications materials, including the Annual Report
    • Assist as needed in the preparation of grant reports, monthly progress reports, or evaluation reporting
    • Any other duties assigned by National or Executive Director, or that may be of interest to the Fellow

    Required Skills and Experience

    • Strong writing and communication skills
    • Professional proficiency in French and English
    • Experience working in resource-poor and cross-cultural settings, particularly in West Africa
    • Ability to work and thrive in a professional, but non-American, work environment
    • Flexibility, adaptability and a strong appreciation of cultural differences
    • Audio and video production skills, graphic design, or other storytelling techniques is a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree; preference for candidates with experience in public health, communications, marketing, journalism, documentary studies, or related fields

    Compensation

    Mali Health will provide housing and a modest stipend during the fellowship. Other benefits include 4 weeks of vacation, medevac insurance and international development experience.

    How to apply:

    If interested in this position, please send your resume and a collection of compelling stories or content you have prepared to applications@malihealth.org by March 1st. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Executive Director Tara Hopkins at tara@malihealth.org.

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    occupied Palestinian territory: Tender Advertisement- Production Company

    Organization: Oxfam Novib
    Country: occupied Palestinian territory
    Closing date: 20 Feb 2017

    Tender Reference :TD16/001/JER-OPTi

    Tender Title: Production of an Edutainment series

    Date: 15/01/2017

    Dear Sirs,

    Oxfam is a registered International Non-Governmental Organization. It is a member of Oxfam International, an international confederation of 17 organizations working together in 98 countries with partners and other allies around the world.

    Oxfam focuses its activities on providing a comprehensive response to poverty, working cohesively in the four areas that constitute its identity: development cooperation, humanitarian action, faire trade, social mobilization, campaigns and education for global citizenship.

    Oxfam is seeking the services of a production company to produce a digital series targeting youth in East Jerusalem as part of the activities of a consortium project titled “Wujood; Strengthening the resilience of vulnerable Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem” funded by the European Union.

    Production of an Edutainment series

    as per the conditions detailed in the Tender Dossier.

    How to apply:

    Tender dossier can be obtained by interested parties from the below address :

    Jerusalem Office: 10 Shajaret Al Dor, Beit Hanina. P.O Box 49739, Jerusalem 91491; Between 08:00 – 16:00 Jerusalem time from Monday to Friday.

    or
    Ramallah Office: Business Centre Building, 1st floor. Al Irsal Street, above Oud Café; Between 08:00 -16:00 pm Jerusalem time from Sunday to Thursday

    The deadline for the collection of the Tender Dossier is 30th of January 2017 at 16:00 Jerusalem time

    The deadline for submission of tenders is 20th of February 2017 at 16:00 Jerusalem time upon conditions in the tender dossier.

    Oxfam does not bind itself to award the tender to the lowest offer and reserves the right to accept the whole or part of the tender.

    We look forward to receiving a proposal from you and thank you for your interest in our account.

    Yours sincerely,

    Fadi Awad / Finance Officer / Oxfam Novib **

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    Haiti: Local Context Specialist/Interpreter, USAID Haiti Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) Support to SONAPI, Haiti

    Organization: Social Impact
    Country: Haiti
    Closing date: 30 Jan 2017

    Local Context Specialist/Interpreter, USAID Haiti Human and Institutional Capacity Development (HICD) Support to SONAPI, Haiti

    Social Impact (SI) is a Washington, DC-area international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. We provide a full range of management consulting, technical assistance, and training services to strengthen international development programs, organizations, and policies. We provide services globally in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning, project and program design, organizational capacity building, and gender and social analysis. SI services cross-cut all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. SI’s clients include US government agencies such as USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the US Department of State, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and non-profits.

    Proposal Objective:

    The purpose of this six-month Task Order is to strengthen the institutional and human capacity of the Societe Nationale Des Parcs Industriels / National Industrial Parks Management Office, herein after referred to as (SONAPI). The goal of this project is to increase overall performance of SONAPI in a manner that fosters sustainability and improves Haiti’s overall development outcomes. The HICD Task Order will ultimately contribute to employment generation in the garment industry, by supporting SONAPI in setting a suitable environment that will attract private investments in the sector.

    Position Description:

    SI is seeking a Haitian to serve as Local Context Specialist/Interpreter to assist in implementation of the HICD project, working closely with the Team Leader and other team members.

    **Please Note: This is a local position. Only candidates with Haitian citizenship are eligible to apply.

    Responsibilities:

    Provide expert technical advice and assistance related to SONAPI, industrial park management, Haitian government structures.
    Participate in field activities, including interviews with senior Haitian government officials, USAID and other stakeholders.
    Interpret in English, French and Haitian Creole as needed.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
    • Relevant experience and knowledge of Haitian government structures including SONAPI highly desired.
    • Fluency in Haitian Creole, French and English (oral and written).
    • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Haiti.

    Come join our energetic and innovative team! We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

    To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

    SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

    How to apply:

    To apply: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=1360

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    United States of America: Information Officer – FFP

    Organization: Macfadden
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 17 Feb 2017

    Macfadden is seeking Information Officers to provide information support to USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP). Information Officers provide information support to USAID/FFP by monitoring and reporting on humanitarian conditions and response activities, with a focus on situations involving food insecurity, as well as longer-term development programs, and producing a wide range of public and internal information products.

    Willingness to serve on extended international deployments (up to eight weeks or more at a time) to disaster zones, including conflict-affected areas, often on short notice, is required. Travel ranges from 30 to 50 percent of the year.

    Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills and have exceptional attention to detail. Candidates must be flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and have the ability to work under tight deadlines in an extremely fast-paced and collaborative environment. Foreign language ability preferred.

    Key Accountabilities:
    The Information Officer will draft and edit public and internal information products, monitor humanitarian events and food security issues in the assigned region, and support disaster response teams, both in Washington, D.C., and overseas as needed. Willingness to serve on occasional extended international deployments to disaster zones, including conflict-affected areas, is required. Demonstrates emotional intelligence, professionalism, and integrity in high-pressure work environments.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    1. Collect and synthesize information pertaining to food security crises and response efforts, and draw upon that information to draft, edit, appropriately format, and disseminate a wide range of internal and external information products in Washington, D.C., and overseas; deliverables include, but are not limited to, fact sheets, talking points, memos, PowerPoint presentations, official cables, briefing materials, and other correspondence

    2. Collaborate closely with information counterparts from other USG agencies, the UN, and non-governmental organizations to ensure that all relevant humanitarian information is obtained and communicated to USAID/FFP staff

    3. Gather information for or participate in field assessments, meetings, and site visits overseas, at the request of USAID/FFP staff

    4. Support USAID Disaster Assistance Response Teams/Response Management Teams, as required

    5. Other duties as assigned

    EDUCATION:
    • Master’s degree in international relations or related discipline
    • 2-4 years of professional related work experience, including internships

    SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
    • Working knowledge of and interest in humanitarian issues
    • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
    • Overseas experience
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and meet deadlines in a challenging, fast-paced environment

    U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored security clearance.

    How to apply:

    All application materials should be submitted via our website using the following link: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MCFA&cws=1&rid=1000

    To be considered for this position, you MUST submit the following documents:

    1. A resume

    2. A cover letter

    3. A writing sample

    The writing sample must be an original briefing memorandum of 350 words or less for senior USG officials describing humanitarian conditions and response activities for an international food security crisis. Please include a word count at the conclusion of the memo. Please include each document as a separate attachment to preserve formatting (PDF is preferred). Please do not submit any documents other than those requested.

    Only applications with a resume, cover letter, and writing sample will be considered; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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    United States of America: Business Development Coordinator/Specialist

    Organization: Crown Agents USA
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 13 Mar 2017

    Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Business Development Coordinator/Specialist in our Washington DC Office. Title and job level is dependent on incumbent’s experience.

    Our Business

    We are change agents for greater global prosperity.

    Crown Agents USA delivers practical innovations in economic governance and trade; humanitarian solutions and food security, health systems, monitoring, evaluation, and learning; and, supply chain as a partner of the US Government.

    As a subsidiary of Crown Agents Limited, we leverage the expertise, resources, and network amassed from over 180 years of international development experience. Crown Agents works in 100+ countries, with on-the-ground presence in more than 35 and 13 permanent corporate offices in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. We are wholly owned by a nonprofit foundation, allowing us to combine corporate agility with a commitment to reinvesting our profits in transforming lives.

    Located in Washington, DC and incorporated in 1998, Crown Agents USA provides technical assistance and support to clients such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Department of State (DoS), and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

    In 2012, Weidemann Associates, a small business with monitoring and evaluation expertise and a track record of successfully serving USAID and other donor agencies for 28 years, became part of the Crown Agents USA family. The Crown Agents family also includes Greenshields Cowie (GSC), a subsidiary which specializes in delivering goods and commodities in challenging environments, particularly in the immediate aftermath of natural disasters and conflict, where fractured systems are the most threatening to supply-chain performance. As an industry leader in final mile logistics, GSC’s core business over the last 10 years has been movement of goods into Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

    Role & Responsibilities

    The Business Development Coordinator/Specialist will support successful proposal development and strategic planning activities. The Business Development Specialist will support the marketing and sales capability within CA-USA to strategically position CA-USA as a major competitor in the marketplace; and to effectively promote Crown Agents’ portfolio of services and products.

    Specific Responsibilities

    Business/Proposal Development

    · Serve as Proposal Coordinator for certain opportunities. Responsibilities as coordinator include: the development of the proposal calendar, ensuring deadlines are met, drafting some sections of the proposal (e.g., personnel, corporate capability information, past performance), coordinating relationship with partners (gathering inputs, supporting the teaming agreement process, etc.); and ensuring the timely submission of high quality and compliant proposals;

    · Produce and submit final proposals (copy edit, formatting, and printing/assembling);

    · Help ensure that all internal processes are adhered to and successfully completed;

    · In collaboration with the BD Manager, responsible for managing the overall CA-USA pipeline tracker; and

    · With support from BD and Practice Area team members, help ensure that information in CRM is kept up to date and new CA-USA opportunities are added to the system.

    Market Intelligence

    · Monitor donor websites to identify new opportunities;

    · Support research efforts to gather background information for major proposal efforts, including the preparation of competitor and partner analyses;

    · Help prepare competitor analyses, using web searches, social media listening, and competitive intelligence systems;

    · Support upstream opportunity efforts, including conducting relevant research about long-term opportunities and our clients; and

    · Keep informed of changes, trends, and implications for CA-USA’s business interests.

    PR & Communications

    · Support the development and implementation of a CA-USA Digital Engagement strategy;

    · Support the development and management of content for the CA-USA website;

    · Support the development and production of promotional literature/materials;

    · Represent CA-USA at relevant events and ensure that information gathered is shared with the BD team and relevant Crown Agents colleagues; and

    · As required, work with the Senior Manager of Strategic Communications and Donor Relations (and BD Manager) on other PR & Communications efforts/projects.

    Qualifications

    · Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Business, English, or a related field required;

    · For Coordinator: Minimum of one year of related professional work experience and an interest in international development;

    · For Specialist: Minimum of two years of related professional work experience including demonstrated experience coordinating proposals for USAID-funded projects;

    · Great attention to detail;

    · Proven, strong writing and editing skills and strong verbal communication skills in English.

    · Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a rapidly changing environment;

    · Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel and Adobe Acrobat a must; Proficiency in Microsoft Publisher, Visio, and Creative Suite a plus;

    · Microsoft Client Relationship Management (CRM) or similar software knowledge preferred;

    · Related work experience in business development with an international company preferred;

    · Knowledge of USAID, MCC, World Bank, Department of State, and/or private donors preferred;

    · Demonstrated research skills including prior experience researching internet sites and databases to gather competitive intelligence to aid in the proposal process preferred;

    · Must demonstrate personal attributes such as loyalty and integrity in addition to being pro-active and committed to change, which is inherent in this position;

    · Fluency in English is required; bilingual ability is preferred; and

    · Legal ability to work in the United States is required.

    Application Process

    No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

    Candidate must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the United States.

    Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department directly. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.

    How to apply:

    https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj06/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CROWNAGENTSUSA&cws=37&rid=3196

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    Kenya: HIV/AIDS Response County Coordinator

    Organization: Overseas Strategic Consulting
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 30 Jan 2017

    Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC) seeks well-qualified applicants for a HIV/AIDS Response County Coordinator for a five-year project in Kenya to increase availability and use of HIV combination prevention services and HIV testing services. This position will be based Busia, Kakamega, or Vihiga counties.

    Position Description

    The HIV/AIDS Response County Coordinator will provide technical support for the implementation of behavior change, social marketing, and community mobilization interventions aimed at increasing the availability and use of HIV combination prevention services and HIV testing services in Busia, Kakamega, and Vihiga counties. The Coordinator will provide technical assistance to implement enhanced community outreach and mobilization efforts aimed at strengthening patient retention, treatment adherence, and improved outcomes. Finally, the Specialist will identify and work with implementing partners, NGOs, CBOs, communities, and local leaders to complete strategic objectives, conduct community mobilization activities, and coordinate activities through project work sites.

    Requirements

    · Kenyan citizenship

    · Fluency in both English and Kiswahili, knowledge of Kikuyu and Luhuya desired

    · Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, such as communications, sociology, anthropology, or related fields

    · Minimum 5 years professional experience designing and implementing comprehensive, research-driven public health campaigns (ideally focused on HIV prevention)

    · Professional experience in creating communications products related to public health

    · Experience working in collaboration with NGOs and international donors

    · Excellent writing, editing, and interpersonal communications skills

    · Proficiency in computer Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required )

    How to apply:

    Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications and information communications technology support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. For consideration, please email resume/CV and cover letter via email (osc@oscltd.com) using the subject line: “HIV/AIDS Response County Coordinator”. OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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    Kenya: HIV/AIDS Public Engagement and Outreach Advisor

    Organization: Overseas Strategic Consulting
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 30 Jan 2017

    Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC) seeks well-qualified applicants for a HIV/AIDS Public Engagement and Outreach Advisor for a five-year project in Kenya to increase availability and use of HIV combination prevention services and HIV testing services. This position will be based Kakamega county.

    Position Description

    The HIV/AIDS Public Engagement and Outreach Advisor will provide technical support and oversee the implementation of behavior change, social marketing, and community mobilization interventions aimed at increasing the availability and use of HIV combination prevention services and HIV testing services in Busia, Kakamega, and Vihiga counties. The Specialist will provide technical assistance to design and implement enhanced community outreach and mobilization efforts aimed at strengthening patient retention, treatment adherence, and improved outcomes. Finally, the Specialist will identify and work with implementing partners, NGOs, CBOs, communities, and local leaders to complete strategic objectives, conduct community mobilization activities, and coordinate activities through project work sites.

    Requirements

    · Kenyan citizenship

    · Fluency in both English and Kiswahili, knowledge of Kikuyu and Luhuya desired

    · A minimum of Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree in a relevant area, such as communications, sociology, anthropology, or related fields; MPH preferred

    · Minimum 8 years professional experience designing and implementing comprehensive, research-driven public health campaigns focused on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment at the community level

    · Understanding of HIV/AIDS prevention strategies and continuum of care

    · Professional experience in creating communications products related to public health

    · Experience working in collaboration with NGOs and international donors

    · Willingness to travel to counties

    · Excellent writing, editing, and interpersonal communications skills

    · Proficiency in computer Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required

    How to apply:

    Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications and information communications technology support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. For consideration, please email resume/CV and cover letter via email (osc@oscltd.com) using the subject line: “HIV/AIDS Public Engagement and Outreach Advisor”. OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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    Afghanistan: Afghanistan: Media and Gender Advisor

    Organization: Internews Network
    Country: Afghanistan
    Closing date: 12 Feb 2017

    GENERAL FUNCTION

    Internews Network is an international media development organization based in Arcata California and Washington, DC whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, and the means to make their voices heard. Internews has worked in Afghanistan since 2002 to further development of independent media and access to information.

    Internews Network is seeking a Media and Gender Adviser candidate for a three year USAID-funded media support program with the goal of supporting Afghan media engagement in order to enable Afghan citizens influence policy, monitor government accountability, and serve as an advocate for political reform. The Media and Gender Adviser will report to the Country Director and will provide technical journalist expertise in gender issues to complement the management skills of the Deputy Chief of Party. He/She will provide management support on all program activities and leadership on M&E, communications, and reporting.

    Note: Hiring will be dependent upon receipt of project funding

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

    • Provide key technical program advice to program staff on gender and media.

    • Ensure mainstreaming of gender approaches throughout program.

    • Overall responsibility for ensuring high quality program standards, including program monitoring and evaluation to ensure effective implementation.

    • Provide strategic assistance to ensure that activities are meeting their goals and targets, recommending program adjustments when necessary to keep the project on track.

    • Directly supervise the M&E and communications program staff.

    • Provide technical advice on the development of program internal and external communications materials in collaboration with the program team.

    • Support Internews program team and partners on media and gender matters supporting the successful completion of all deliverables.

    • Mentor local program management staff and ensure their involvement in all aspects of the implementation of the program.

    • Represent Internews at external meetings as required.

    • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

    • Other duties as assigned

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Manage and oversee all program staff. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • At least five years’ experience in program implementation and management in the areas of gender and media required, and experience managing USAID-funded programs desirable.

    • Experience working in Afghanistan required.

    • Understanding of media development preferred.

    • Excellent writing skills required.

    • Excellent diplomatic, interpersonal, and communication skills required.

    • Demonstrated decision-making, problem-solving, and team-building ability required.

    • Relevant degree required; graduate degree preferred.

    • Local language skills are highly desirable.

    Benefits Information:

    This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page

    How to apply:

    To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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    Mongolia: Communication and Development Specialist – Mongolia

    Organization: Mercy Corps
    Country: Mongolia
    Closing date: 10 Feb 2017

    About Mercy Corps

    Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
    In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions
    into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
    Now, and for the future.

    Program / Department Summary

    Mongolia is a country negotiating the balance of its pastoral traditions with its potential for sustained, dynamic economic growth and securing its full transition to democratic governance. Mercy Corps supports rural entrepreneurs and their communities with programs focused on harnessing economic opportunity, mitigating risk, and strengthening local governance to support the development of a diverse, sustainable and resilient rural economy. Since 1999, Mercy Corps has worked with government business, and civil society to develop the local skills and capacities that have enabled Mongolia to grow while retaining vital cultural and livelihood traditions.

    General Position Summary

    The Communications and Development Specialist (CDS) is a new position for the Mongolia country program and as such, in addition to managing various resources and working with different teams, there will be an element of establishing new techniques and ideas. Mercy Corps seeks a self-starter with confidence and enthusiasm who can work collaboratively in a cross-cultural environment. The position will have two main aspects: first, to lead or contribute to new program development efforts for country strategy; and, second, to measurably improve external and internal communications and reporting for the country program. This will include regular written communication materials to external stakeholders and donors for our programs in Mongolia.

    In addition, CDS will help to create and manage a learning and information-sharing environment using a broad range of information technologies, including coordination of all internet-based technologies, essential agency tools, maintain a multi-media resource library for all projects and Mercy Corps Mongolia use. The position will serve as a focal point for internal knowledge management and information sharing on behalf the Mercy Corps Mongolia team with the rest of the agency.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:
    Strategy & Vision

    • Lead and collaborate with Program Teams and Country Leadership, to support including all in country program development and communication needs and including regular in-country support visits.
    • Assist Country Director to create and manage the Country strategy and vision.
    • Support the Mercy Corps’ cornerstones of leadership around impact, innovation and influence and help CD track it effectively.
    • Update Mongolia’s written materials, including one page fact sheet and other routine communication materials.
    • Lead Mongolia staff on preparing items such as the daily news bulletin and weekly newsletter.

    Technical Expertise

    • Oversee or coordinate program design and proposal development for country program, liaising between Mercy Corps headquarters offices, as well as Mercy Corps Mongolia team members and departments, to ensure development takes place in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Responsible for ensuring proposals are responsive to donors and stakeholder requirements, in line with MC principles, values and strategic plan and following MC compliance procedures.
    • Play an active role in identifying and obtaining support for new initiatives that foster and/ or improve the strategic objectives of the country office, in coordination with the Country Director, the Senior Management Team, and HQ team members,.
    • Build and maintain Mercy Corps Mongolia photo and video archive.
    • Assist program and program support units to employ Blackboard technology to promote timely, comprehensive information sharing and MCM learning.
    • Keep country staff up-to-date on Mercy Corps branding and trends.
    • Directly manage the online presence of MC Mongolia and all aspects of social media to maximize the reach of the country program, and to enable MC to be as transparent as possible.
    • Play a role in ensuring that the communication of Mercy Corps Mongolia’s strategic framework, studies/ assessments, and other knowledge products are disseminated in a visible manner to key audiences (both internal and external).
    • Help in drafting, editing, coordinating and preparing program and other reports in line with country program standards and donor requirements.**Personal Leadership**

    • Stay current on latest communication, branding and program development methodologies that could (or should) be applied by Mercy Corps, leading training and implementation of such methods among relevant colleagues.

    • Develop career development goals with Supervisor and take advantage of online Mercy Corps resources to pursue learning objectives.

    • Understand and meet all performance expectations consistently.

    • Demonstrate leadership by being a positive example to others, a positive force programmatically and organizationally; foster a culture of innovation.

    Capacity Building and Staff Development

    • Work collaboratively with national and international staff and mentor national staff to improve and develop communications skills in written, spoken and visual reporting and media, and to encourage holistic proposal design that cuts across departments and locations
    • Train Mercy Corps Ulaanbaatar and aimags’ staff to develop their reporting skills.**Influence & Representation**

    • Assist the Country Director and other senior staff on preparing for external representation events and meetings.

    Security

    • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country
    • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.**Organizational Learning:**

    As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.**Accountability to Beneficiaries:**

    Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically
    to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

    Supervisory Responsibility:

    None.

    Accountability

    Reports Directly To: Country Director

    Works Directly With: Program teams, Program Support teams, Field teams and partners

    Knowledge and Experience

    • BA/S or equivalent in agriculture, economics, natural resource management, environmental science; MA/S strongly preferred.
    • Strong communication skills, website content, blogging and social media.
    • Prior experience in a similar post or in communication field minimum 3 years.
    • Prior experience in an international NGO or an international organization is advantageous.
    • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent English profeciency (reading, writing and speaking).
    • Multi-tasking, coordination, organization, prioritization skills strongly preferred.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines
    • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team and with other team members required.
    • Willingness to travel to rural areas.**Success Factors**
      The position will aim to build on the current communication strategies and plans and make sure the written and A/V products are on time and of highest quality for both external and internal audience, help improve the visibility, influence and brand value. This position will support the strategy development, new program development to implement the strategies. The successful candidate will have proven experience working with a cross-cultural team and make effective communication a priority in all situations. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to delivering quality products and building great teams.

    Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

    The position is based in Ulaanbaatar and requires up to 30% travel to provinces / Aimags and is an accompanied post. Mercy Corps Mongolia has offices in capital Ulaanbaatar as well five regional offices in the Aimags (Provinces) covering 16 Aimags. The position is based in the Mercy Corps Ulaanbaatar office, with expectation of regular travel to field offices and sites. Ulaanbaatar has access to basic amenities with reasonable good apartments available. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes in town. The security situation remains quite stable however the city suffers heavy air pollution during the winter. There is SOS clinic and Intermed that provide some reasonable primary healthcare in the city.

    Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

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    How to apply:

    Apply Online

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    Belgium: Communications Manager (Maternity Cover: March 2017 – January 2018)

    Organization: Eurodad
    Country: Belgium
    Closing date: 22 Jan 2017

    Application deadline: 22nd January 2017 before midnight Central European Time.

    The purpose of this role is to lead Eurodad’s communications work. This means implementing our Communications Strategy, and updating it if necessary. You will manage relationships with our key media contacts and will be responsible for making all of our external products – including our website, newsletter, social media, briefings and reports – as influential as possible. This will include devising and implementing outreach plans and advising authors on style and structure so that our outputs are read, understood and used by our target audiences.

    You will also be responsible for overall quality control of all communications products, which will include significant editing in English as well as helping build the capacity of all Eurodad staff, and you will be expected to author your own web pieces or other communications material. You will manage a small team, which is currently composed of this position plus a Communications Assistant, but will also work closely with a range of Eurodad policy and advocacy staff and with advocacy and communications professionals across the network.

    In addition you will support the implementation of Eurodad’s fundraising by using your strong writing skills to edit and redraft proposals and reports.

    The successful candidate will be an excellent written communicator, with first-class English drafting and editing skills, including structuring written material clearly. They will be experienced in writing to a variety of audiences and communicating technical material easily and effectively. They will be used to building relations and working effectively with a wide variety of media contacts.

    They will have very strong project management skills – with experience of driving forward the implementation of strategies and workplans. They will be passionate and highly motivated to work on development finance issues as part of Eurodad’s multinational team.

    How to apply:

    For more information and instrucions on how to apply follow this link: http://eurodad.org/vacancies/index/22

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    Timor-Leste: Communications Specialist

    Organization: Adam Smith International
    Country: Timor-Leste
    Closing date: 29 Jan 2017

    • Are you a talented communications professional looking for your next big challenge?
    • Join one of the world’s leading international development firms and work across Timor-Leste

    Adam Smith International is currently seeking a dynamic and energetic communications professional looking for their next big challenge. You will have the chance to lead the communications efforts for TOMAK (To’os Ba Moris Diak / Farming for Prosperity), a new AUD 25m, five-year, agricultural livelihoods program funded by the Australian Government’s aid program in Timor-Leste.

    About the Role

    As TOMAK’s Communications Specialist, you will support program delivery through the development and dissemination of effective and influential communications. TOMAK communications need to build a clear understanding and confidence in the program and Australia’s contribution to Timor-Leste through its delivery. The key audiences include other relevant development programs, donors, government, civil society and the broader development community as they relate to market systems development, gender equality and women’s economic empowerment and nutrition sensitive agriculture.

    Your key responsibilities will include:

    • Developing and delivering the TOMAK Stakeholder Communications Plan, particularly key TOMAK communication tools;
    • Developing, updating and disseminating targeted external communication products to highlight TOMAK’s core work and results;
    • Providing technical advice and support to the TOMAK team in planning and developing relevant information and communication products to inform and influence key stakeholders;
    • Proactively identifying media opportunities and planning and implementing media events;
    • Developing effective communication networks with relevant news media channels;
    • Supporting TOMAK’s behaviour change communication activities (where required); and,
    • Ensuring that DFAT guidelines regarding branding, style guides and publicity are closely adhered to.

    TOMAK seeks to ensure rural households in Timor-Leste live more prosperous and sustainable lives through interventions that will: build capacity for rural households and producers to confidently engage in profitable agricultural markets; and, establish a foundation of food security and good nutrition for targeted rural households. TOMAK will focus on specific livelihood zones within Timor-Leste which will require tailored approaches, drawing on partnerships and engagement with local communities. The program is managed from its Head Office in Dili, with regional offices being established to implement the program at rural levels, in order to maximise impact for households.

    Adam Smith International is an award-winning professional services business that delivers real impact, value and lasting change through programs supporting economic growth and government reform. As one of the world’s largest specialist international development companies, we are dedicated to the successful delivery of foreign aid programs across the world. Please refer to http://www.adamsmithinternational.com/ for further information.

    About you

    We are looking for a dynamic and energetic team player with:

    • Tertiary qualifications in international relations, communications, journalism or a related field (post graduate qualifications highly desirable);
    • At least five years’ experience in marketing, advertising, journalism, corporate communications, civil society/NGO or other types of externally facing communications roles;
    • Demonstrated experience using cutting edge communication tools and technologies to engage and influence stakeholders;
    • Proven experience crafting messages in various formats (articles, press releases, websites, photos, success stories, blog entries, tweets, etc.) targeting a variety of audiences;
    • Exceptional, proven writing and editing skills (English) and the ability to summarise and repackage technical information in clear, compelling language;
    • Ability to engage with diverse audiences – target stakeholders, donors, senior government decision makers, the TOMAK team and partners;
    • Ability to edit and write an engaging story that gets to the core of who, what, when and why it matters and spot the details that make a story stand out;
    • Strong literacy in Microsoft packages. Knowledge of Adobe products is a distinct advantage;
    • Experience in on-the-job mentoring;
    • Self-motivation, creativity, excellent organisational skills, proven ability to perform multiple tasks, and ability to work with both internal and external stakeholders;
    • Ability to work proactively and independently; and,
    • Demonstrated commitment to gender equality principles.

    The following skills and experience are also preferred:

    • Experience designing and implementing behaviour change communications activities;
    • Experience working in Timor-Leste or a regional developing country;
    • Tetun language skills; and/or
    • Experience working on Australian Aid funded projects / international development.

    Duration, timing and remuneration

    This is a full time, two-year fixed term position, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. The assignment is expected to commence by March/April 2017.

    Remuneration will be in line with the DFAT Aid Adviser Remuneration Framework, Discipline Category B, Job Level 2 (long term).

    http://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Documents/adviser-remuneration-framework-2016.pdf

    How to apply:

    Heard Enough? Ready to Apply?

    We would love to hear from you. Please submit a CV (no more than 3 pages) and cover letter at http://www.adamsmithinternational.com/join-us/associate-consultant-positions/. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Thank you for your consideration.

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    Jordan: Video Production

    Organization: War Child UK
    Country: Jordan
    Closing date: 14 Jan 2017

    Terms of Reference: Consultancy for Video Production

    Can’t Wait to Learn Programme, Jordan

    1. About Can’t Wait to Learn

    Can’t Wait to Learn (CWtL) proposes new cost-effective solutions to the urgent challenges facing education for children in emergencies. By utilising innovative technological solutions with a focus on serious gaming, CWtL builds on concepts which have been successfully piloted in Sudan.

    Can’t Wait to Learn has the potential to provide out-of-school children with access to education opportunities, especially in rural areas where no formal schools exist. The programme uses education technology as part of a model of education which is offering certified curriculum level content through applied gaming and personalised pupil engagement. The programme uses a range of innovative, results focused approaches: combining context specific applied gaming and community-based facilitation instead of waiting for formal schools to be built; a strong innovation management staged approach to growth with rigorous appropriate research; and focusing on getting the right partnerships in place.

    2. Purpose of the consultancy

    War Child is developing content for a mathematics and literacy game targeted at out of school children in several countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

    The filmmaker candidate will produce around 317 short instructional videos to be integrated in the literacy and mathematics game for CWtL in Jordan. The videos will support children in learning concepts such as introducing sounds, names and forms of letters, or dual, masculine and feminine in Arabic, as well as Mathematical concepts.

    3. Specification

    • The Consultant will be overseen by the Project Manager for CWTL

    • Film 8 videos a day (total of 317 videos).

    • Each video should be at least one minute long.

    • All videos need to be made in Arabic, but reporting and communication with the WCUK team in Jordan and WCH team in Amsterdam will be conducted in English.

    • The same setting can be used for all the films. The “instruction videos” are played by teachers and the “tips and tricks” videos by children.

    • Child actors will be commissioned as part of this ToR – for the tips and tricks, it can be the same child. They should speak recognizably Modern Standard Arabic (with a Jordanian accent), and be sufficiently familiar that they are welcoming to both Syrian and Jordanian children across the country. WCUK will need to give final approval for the actor before filming commences.

    • The quality should be in line with the videos to be watched on a laptop or computer monitor.

    • All final videos should be submitted to WCUK in Amman by 21 February 2017.

      Scenario example:

    This is intended to show an example of the films from the math content: full literacy scripts, which must be adhered to, will be delivered following signature of the contract.

    Film One

    Setting

    Arabic numeral 1 is written clearly on a board behind / next to the actor

    Actor holds up one tomato

    Speaks: One. This is one tomato.

    Puts tomato down (out of sight)

    Actor holds up one banana

    Speaks: One. This is one banana.

    Puts banana down (out of sight)

    Actor holds up one aubergine

    Speaks: One. This is one aubergine.

    Puts aubergine down (out of sight)

    Actor holds up one lemon

    Speaks: One. This is one lemon.

    Puts lemon down (out of sight)

    Actor holds up one onion

    Speaks: One. This is one onion.

    Puts onion down (out of sight)

    Etc. This continues for each numeral from 1-10, using each object each time. For the bigger numbers, they objects can be in a basket or similar. We are also open to discussion on how to do this more creatively: e.g. with items appearing in the basket or other simple ideas.

    We can share previously made films to show other ideas.

    5. Payments:

    Payments will be made as 30% advance on contract signature, with 70% on approved submission of the video materials.

    **Equipments for this work must be provided by the consultant. WAR CHILD will not provide any.

    6. Copyright, patents and other proprietary rights:

    Except as is otherwise expressly provided in writing, WCH shall be entitled to all intellectual property and other proprietary rights including, but not limited to, patents, copyrights, and trademarks, with regard to products, processes, inventions, ideas, knowhow, or documents and other materials which the Contractor has developed for WCH under the Contract and which bear a direct relation to or are produced or prepared or collected in consequence of, or during the course of, the performance of the Contract, and the Contractor acknowledges and agrees that such products, documents and other materials constitute works made for hire for the WCH.

    To the extent that any such intellectual property or other proprietary rights consist of any intellectual property or other proprietary rights of the Contractor: (i) that pre-existed the performance by the Contractor of its obligations under the Contract, or (ii) that the Contractor may develop or acquire, or may have developed or acquired, independently of the performance of its obligations under the Contract, WCH does not and shall not claim any ownership interest thereto, and the Contractor grants to WCH a perpetual license to use such intellectual property or other proprietary right solely for the purposes of and in accordance with the requirements of the Contract.

    Subject to the foregoing provisions, all maps, drawings, photographs, mosaics, plans, reports, estimates, recommendations, documents, and all other data compiled by or received by the Contractor under the Contract shall be the property of WCH, shall be made available for use or inspection by WCH at reasonable times and in reasonable places, shall be treated as confidential, and shall only be delivered to named WCH staff.

    7. Child Safety:

    This assignment will involve working with children. In this respect the bidding contractors need to be aware that:

    • Successful contractor’s references and background checks will be carried out in conformity with War Child UK’s Child Safeguarding Policy.**

    • Successful contractor will be required to sign a Child Safety Statement as a measure of their commitment to protect children, as well as to undertake Child Safeguarding training prior to beginning the consultancy (2 hours).

    • Successful contractor will be required to sign Child Media Waiver Consent Forms in all manner of participation of the children in the making of the videos

    8. Required skills and experience:

    • Bachelor degree in communication, filmmaking or related areas.

    • At least 5 years of professional experience with a proven professional record in working in the field of filmmaking and communication; experience in working with child-focused organizations is an asset.

    • Fluency (written and spoken) in English and Arabic is required.

    • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

    • Demonstrated understanding of the Middle Eastern culture

    9. Submission:

    To submit an application for this ToR, please include:

    • A brief (no more than three pages) application noting in particular alternative creative responses to the scenario details outlined in point 2, above.

    • A brief demo DVD or link to easily accessible online work samples.

    • CV for Consultant and associated team members (if team focused application)

    10. Evaluation:

    Quotations will be evaluated on the following basis:

    1. Compliance and understanding of the terms and conditions in this ToR.

    2. Technical and artistic quality of the demo DVD submitted.

    3. Price and value for money

    4. Time effectiveness, in term of the time taken to mobilize, produce and complete post-production operations

    11. Contractual Terms:

    • Type of Contract: Consultancy Agreement

    • Working Hours: It’s expected to be a full time (Sunday through Thursday- flexible hours)

    • Start date: January 18, 2017

    • Work Location: Amman with possibility to travel within Jordan as required

    • Fees of the Services: All price quotations from all candidates are welcomed. We are expecting candidates will quote for daily rate rather than hourly rate. Potential candidates must provide a detailed 40 days work plan.

    How to apply:

    • Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply via email: Recruitment.JOR@warchild.org.uk quoting the title “Video Production” by 14 January 2017. Make sure to upload all the needed requirements in Para. 9 above.

    • Due to limited resources War Child HR, will contact only the shortlisted candidates.

    • Interviews will be held on 15 – 16 January 2017.

    • Any offer made post the interview will be conditional on receipt of 3 favourable written references, (from your most recent employer, any other previous employer and a character reference). War Child reserves the right to call the referees, in case clarification is required post the receipt of complete reference forms.

    • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Police check from a country of permanent residence, a medical check, be compliant and sign up to War Child’s Child Protection Policy prior to a final offer being made.

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    Jordan: Illustrator

    Organization: War Child UK
    Country: Jordan
    Closing date: 14 Jan 2017

    Job Description

    Illustrator

    Can’t Wait to Learn

    1. About Can’t Wait to Learn

    Can’t Wait to Learn (CWtL) proposes new cost-effective solutions to the urgent challenges facing education for children in emergencies. By utilising innovative technological solutions with a focus on serious gaming, CWtL builds on concepts which have been successfully piloted in Sudan.

    Can’t Wait to Learn has the potential to provide out-of-school children with access to education opportunities, especially in rural areas where no formal schools exist. The programme uses education technology as part of a model of education which is offering certified curriculum level content through applied gaming and personalised pupil engagement. The programme uses a range of innovative, results focused approaches: combining context specific applied gaming and community-based facilitation instead of waiting for formal schools to be built; a strong innovation management staged approach to growth with rigorous appropriate research; and focusing on getting the right partnerships in place.

    2. Purpose of the job

    War Child is developing content for a mathematics and literacy game targeted at out of school children in several countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

    The illustrator will deliver illustrations for the literacy game stories and will report directly to the Can’t Wait to Learn Manager based in Amman. The Illustrator is expected to work closely with other team members.

    3. Tasks and Responsibilities

    • As an artist you need experience with creating digital artwork used by programmers. These include separate files, assets for Unity and animations to be used in Unity 3D.

    • Demonstrate initiative and creative thinking to develop the illustrations for the stories of Can’t Wait to Learn game in collaboration with other team members.

    • Maintain openness to new ideas

    • Observe cultural appropriateness of illustrations according to target country

    4. Required skills and experience:

    1. BA in Arts or any other related topics with at least 3 years experience in illustration

    2. Experience in digital illustration of children’s stories, including illustrating for animation purposes

    3. Experience in working in the Middle East/ Levant; experience in working with child-focused organizations is an asset.

    4. Adobe Photoshop, pen and paper drawing, exporting game assets to different formats

    5. Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

    6. Arabic native with a working knowledge of English

    7. Strong communication and interpersonal skills

      Additional skills

    8. 3ds Max or similar

    9. Game art

    10. Digital painting

    11. Working in predefined templates / layers

    12. Comfortable working with different styles

    13. Can work from style guides and guidelines within a consistent believable world.

    14. Can handle artistic asset compression

    15. Experience with different types of animation

    16. Exporting animation for game engines.

      Artistic knowledge

    17. Human anatomy

    18. Firm knowledge base on form and color studies

    19. Comfortable creating expressive and identifiable cartoon characters.

    20. Delivery requirements

    7. Contractual Terms:

    • Type of Contract: Consultancy Agreement

    • Working Hours: It’s expected to be a full time (Sunday through Thursday- flexible hours)

    • Start date: January 18, 2017

    • Work Location: Amman with possibility to travel within Jordan as required

    • Fees of the Services: All price quotations from all candidates are welcomed. We are expecting candidates will quote for daily rate rather than hourly rate. Potential candidates must provide a detailed 40 days work plan.

    How to apply:

    How to Apply

    • Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply via email: Recruitment.JOR@warchild.org.uk quoting the title “illustrator” by 14 January 2017. Make sure to upload your CV with a link to easily accessible online work samples.

    • Due to limited resources War Child HR, will contact only the shortlisted candidates.

    • Interviews will be held on 15 – 16 January 2017. With a desired start date of 18 January 2017.

    • Any offer made post the interview will be conditional on receipt of 3 favourable written references, (from your most recent employer, any other previous employer and a character reference). War Child reserves the right to call the referees, in case clarification is required post the receipt of complete reference forms.

    • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Police check from a country of permanent residence, a medical check, be compliant and sign up to War Child’s Child Protection Policy prior to a final offer being made.

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    Zambia: Advocacy and Communications Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Zambia
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Advocacy and Communications Officer will be based in Lusaka and will work to document stories and activities from the front lines of malaria elimination. This individual will be responsible for creatively sharing the work of PATH and its support of Zambia’s national program. The fellow will have an opportunity to work on the development and distribution of materials and messages in this effort, making malaria stories and strategies accessible in the national context and connecting them to global efforts to control and eliminate malaria.

    Responsibilities:

    Storytelling and Content Development

    • Capture and appropriately package stories for different audiences, including communities/districts pursuing elimination, local and national publications, and those reached through various forms of social media (including management of the MACEPA Instagram account)
    • Promote consistent collection and submission of stories and footage from field staff
    • Assist Zambia’s national malaria program, as needed, to document and showcase their work and personnel on their platforms (e.g. website and newsletter)
    • Contribute regularly to MACEPA program blog and newsletter ‘Making Malaria History’ and facilitate content for the Making Malaria History website
    • Identify the most powerful pieces of information to emphasize to policy and funding decision-makers and to partners, including the private sector for resource mobilization
    • Contribute to advocacy, policy, and communications strategy development with the local team. Help identify, plan, and implement strategies for reaching key target audiences

    Training

    • Develop training and educational materials for community health workers and community members, as well as maintaining a calendar of materials production. Participate in trainings and partner meetings for documentation, as needed

    Video Production

    • Develop innovative ideas for video content for trainings and promotional material. Work closely with the Ministry of Health to write scripts, shoot, and edit videos for use

    General Support

    • Support the range of PATH projects as needed for a better understanding of the breadth and depth of health challenges and opportunities in Zambia

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Two to three years of background in advocacy, policy, journalism and/or communications*
    • Ability to work effectively with a broad range of local and national partners, and in a team environment
    • Strong writing, presentation, and computer skills (MS Office suite)
    • Able to work independently and take initiative in a fast-paced environment
    • Proactive, self-starter and creative problem solver
    • Able to translate complicated public health and medical information for a lay-audience
    • Familiarity with photography and filming; design and editing software experience a plus (Adobe Creative Suite)

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Rwanda: External Relations and Communications Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The External Relations and Communications Officer will work under the supervision of the UGHE Development and Communications Coordinator to develop, implement, and direct an effective and strategic communications and external relations program by making the public aware of the value and importance of the university, and enhance its image, programs, services and activities.

    Responsibilities:

    • Direct the development and editing of various publications, including news release, feature articles, news stories, and academic research, which highlight the goals, objectives, policies, programs, activities, and accomplishments of UGHE
    • Build and foster relationships with key stakeholders and industry partners to obtain their support and share the successes and challenges of UGHE
    • Determine the most appropriate mix of media to be used to promote and present UGHE programs, services, and activities
    • Provide expertise and guidance to UGHE management in developing, implementing, and enhancing the external and internal communication programs that help to achieve university goals and objectives
    • Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of internal and external information, media relations, and obtains feedback from internal personnel and external partners
    • Draft the UGHE communications strategy
    • Receive and manage press enquiries, including setting up media interviews
    • Monitor relevant stories within the media and identify opportunities for proactive and reactive coverage
    • Coordinate internal communication within the Rwanda office and between UGHE offices

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or related field*
    • Excellent writing and editing skills, fluency in English*
    • Excellent persuasive communication skills – verbal and written*
    • Demonstrated ability to develop the understanding and support of individuals*
    • Confident in building and maintaining effective relationships with people within and outside the organization*
    • Knowledge of communications and external relations
    • Proven interest in health equity, interest in a career in global health
    • Flexibility and maturity
    • Strong willingness to take initiative
    • Willingness to work nights, weekends, and long hours
    • Experience working within a university setting

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    United States of America: Communications Coordinator

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Communications Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing GNHCC’s communications and outreach strategies, including logo and branding opportunities. The fellow will research evidence-based best practices in support of GNHCC planning and program development and in furtherance of GNHCC’s public education mission. The Communications Coordinator will support monitoring and evaluation by developing communications materials based on lessons learned, including case studies and reports, as well as by informing survey design and data collection activities to yield useful information for communications materials.

    This opportunity is ideal for someone who has a passion for health care and social justice, and who is interested in innovative and creative ways to use communications, outreach, and research strategies to drive transformation in health care. The fellow will be excited to learn and develop professionally and will have the opportunity to work with leaders of health care institutions, local and state government, philanthropy, and peers in the field. Reporting to the Executive Director and Project Managers, the Communications Coordinator will have broad exposure to all aspects of developing and implementing communications, outreach, and research strategies at an innovative healthcare startup.

    Responsibilities:

    Communications

    • Develop and implement GNHCC’s communications and outreach strategies, including logo and branding opportunities
    • Enhance the visibility of GNHCC through our website, for example, showcasing current projects, research, best practices, and publicity
    • Increase GNHCC’s social media presence and continuously providing appropriate content on social media outlets such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, WordPress, blogs, etc.
    • Create and send out a quarterly newsletter
    • Develop communication materials for GNHCC programs
    • Manage public relations and promote GNHCC opportunities and activities through local media
    • Create a GNHCC annual report

    Strategic Partnerships and Development

    • Support locally based fundraising activities by strategizing communication efforts and identifying potential funding sources
    • Cultivate partnerships and build new ones with local and statewide organizations and stakeholders that would enhance the sustainability of GNHCC’s projects
    • Support GNHCC team to develop concept notes and project proposals to be submitted to funders

    Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation

    • Research evidence-based best practices in support of GNHCC planning and program development and in furtherance of GNHCC’s public education mission
    • Conduct literature reviews and related research in support of GNHCC planning and program development and in furtherance of GNHCC’s public education mission
    • Support monitoring and evaluation by developing communications materials based on lessons learned, including case studies and reports, as well as by informing survey design and data collection activities to yield useful information for communications materials

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree*
    • Highly organized, energetic, and motivated*
    • Excellent writing skills in English*
    • Excellent oral, relationship building, and communication skills*
    • Experience in website design and social media*
    • Familiar with urban communities, including potential partners and stakeholders*
    • Comfortable working independently and in a team environment*
    • Cultural sensitivity to interact diplomatically and effectively with professional partners and community members alike*
    • Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines under pressure*
    • Self-starter and self-disciplined*
    • Track record of innovation and achievement in their studies or work history*
    • Strong technical skills including website design (e.g. WordPress, HTML, etc.), social media, and graphic design
    • Experience developing communications materials for a range of audiences
    • Experience with grant writing and fundraising
    • Experience conducting monitoring and evaluation (M&E) work and communicating M&E data
    • Interest in population health
    • Experience in event planning

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Malawi: Communications and Resource Mobilization Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Malawi
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Communications and Resource Mobilization Officer will coordinate communications and media functions in CHAM, both internally and externally, and will build and maintain a diverse network of donors and partners. The officer will be instrumental in creating and publishing compelling publications and materials that promote CHAM’s work and communicate its impact. Additionally, the officer is responsible for building and maintaining an increasingly diverse network of donors and partners who believe in the work of CHAM and provide funds, technical support, and other forms of collaboration to meet the current and future needs of CHAM. The officer will be instrumental in managing grant proposals, donor relationships, and capacity building for CHAM staff in areas of resources mobilization.

    Responsibilities:

    • Update and implement the CHAM communication strategy and plans
    • In coordination with the program team, write and edit CHAM publications and media documents, including information, education, and communication (IEC) materials, newsletters, brochures, etc.
    • Act as media focal point for CHAM, organize media events, write media press releases, and develop relations with selected media
    • Design, edit, record, and produce quality donor reports produced by programs including success stories and best practices
    • Build capacity of CHAM staff in documentation and report writing
    • Facilitate resource planning and mobilize resources
    • Write grant proposals and facilitate grant review and reporting

    Desired Skills and Experience:

    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree in mass communication, business communication, arts, or related field*
    • Two years of experience in corporate communication, public relations, resource mobilization, and/or grant management and monitoring
    • Experience in project management
    • Experience in desktop publishing and with the media in Malawi
    • Knowledge of the media landscape in Malawi is an added advantage
    • Proven experience in developing grant management systems, project management, and resource mobilization
    • Ability to develop manuals, guidelines, and reports for staff training
    • Self-starter and a strategic thinker, analytical and creative
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure
    • Reliability in meeting deadlines
    • Good team worker with excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, marketing, and networking skills
    • Budget monitoring and tracking skills

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Turkey: INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR, TURKEY

    Organization: Mercy Corps
    Country: Turkey
    Closing date: 04 Feb 2017

    About Mercy Corps

    Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
    In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions
    into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
    Now, and for the future.

    Program / Department Summary

    Mercy Corps has been present in Turkey since 2013, focusing its interventions on protection and youth development. With funding from a variety of institutional and private donors, Mercy Corps has been working with communities in Turkey to respond to emergency needs, improve vulnerable households’ access to services, and build the skills of the new generation of refugee and host communities, bringing benefit to more than 50,000 beneficiaries.

    General Position Summary

    The Information and Communication Advisor will oversee the extension and roll-out of Mercy Corps Turkey flagship information dissemination project – MALUMAT – into a second and third Turkish location of Izmir and Istanbul. MALUMAT has been operational in Gaziantep, southeast Turkey, for 24 months, successfully building a project that distributes accurate targeted service information for the Gaziantep Syrian refugee and vulnerable Turkish host community via online, direct and face-to-face outreach programming. S/he will be responsible for ensuring rollout into new project locations, identifying network opportunities, supporting current information and communication project managers and executing a communication and information strategy that is location specific. The successful candidate will enforce brand consistency and styling and setting-up/building the capacity of existing information and communication teams that will be tasked with overseeing and managing MALUMATs internal and external communication and its information programming. S/he will provide technical guidance in the development and implementation of Gaziantep, Izmir and Istanbul based information and communication teams’ workplans, and communication-related budgetary resources.

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    Strategy & Vision

    • Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints are welcomed.
    • Set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions & resources to achieve objectives and contribute to countrywide strategy development.

    Personal leadership

    • Demonstrate flexibility, resilience and ability to maintain positive relationships and composure.
    • Maintain high ethical standards and treat people with respect and dignity.
    • Demonstrate an awareness of his/her own strengths and development needs.

    IMPLEMENTATION

    • Manage the roll-out of MALUMAT information dissemination project into two new Turkish locations
    • Provide technical and supervisory oversight to the development of protection-oriented digital and print communication (informational brochures, social media content, etc.) in all three locations
    • Develop guidance, templates and other tools as needed to support the Information and Communication Teams’ work, based on the Turkey program information strategy
    • Provide remote support for the roll-out of the information brand in other program locations in Turkey
    • Draft and implement contingency communications plans for the program in coordination with the Program Manager
    • Build the capacity of information and communication teams in each location, through training and workshops based on identified needs

    Security

    • Adhere to Mercy Corps’ safety and security policy and protocols at all times.

    Organizational Learning

    • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

    Accountability to Beneficiaries

    • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically
      to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

    Supervisory Responsibility n/a

    Accountability:

    Reports Directly To: Director of Programs, Turkey

    Works Directly With: Program Managers, Protection & Gender Advisor, MEL Manager, field-based security, logistics and finance teams, HQ-based Program Operations, Finance, and TSU staff

    Knowledge and Experience

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    • BA/BS in relevant field (communication, marketing, journalism, international relations, etc.).
    • Experience coordinating internal, external and outreach communication .
    • 3-5 years of experience with monitoring, evaluation, and report writing to US and EC donors.
    • Experience with representation and liaison with donors and peer organizations.
    • 2-3 years’ experience in post-conflict/emergency-type programs.
    • Ability to work in a sometimes solitary environment with moderate to high levels of insecurity and restrictions on personal movement.
    • Ability and desire to learn languages: English competency required; Turkish and/or Arabic language skills preferred.
    • Excellent computer skills required.
    • Ability to deliver high quality products with short deadlines.
    • Ability to multi-task and juggle several tasks and relationships at one time.
    • Excellent communication skills, experience in representing an organization.
    • Must be able to work legally in Turkey.

    Success Factors

    The successful Advisor will combine exceptional leadership skills and communication experience. S/he will have an outstanding ability to develop and train on tools for external communication. S/he will also have proven experience with cross-cultural team and capacity building, individual staff development and strong mentoring skills. Prioritizing, problem solving, ability to seize opportunities, attention to detail and strategic vision are essential. The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority in all situations.

    Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

    The position is based in Istanbul, Turkey. This position is unaccompanied. Housing is individual accommodation with unlimited freedom of movement beyond the house/office. Staff will have good access to medical services, electricity, water, etc. This position requires 60% of travel by plane to field offices in sometimes less secure environments. Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

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    How to apply:

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    Sri Lanka: Marketing and Communciations Manager

    Organization: Scope Global
    Country: Sri Lanka
    Closing date: 12 Jan 2017

    Scope Global is seeking applications for the position of Marketing and Communications Manager under the newly established Sri Lanka Skills for Inclusive Growth Program. This four year program will support poor women and men who, as producers, workers and entrepreneurs, participate in and benefit from the expanding tourism industry in Trincomalee, Ampara, Batticaloa and Polonnaruwa.

    The program has the following goals:

    a) The coordination and planning of skills and business development at provincial and district levels in S4G program areas is improved and gives equal weight to the skill development priorities of the informal economy as those of the formal economy;

    (b) Micro, small and medium enterprises are established and developed by relevant participants in S4G skills and business development programs, including women and people with a disability;

    (c) Participants in S4G skills and business development programs gain or improve their employment, including women and people with a disability; and

    (d) S4G modelling and learning contributes to the strengthening of the national TVET system and quality standards.

    The Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for leading and managing all marketing and communication activities. The key focus will be the development and implementation of the marketing and communications plan. This position will require engagement of internal and external stakeholders to develop innovative marketing, communication and stakeholder engagement activities.

    How to apply:

    Please apply online at the Scope Global website online at www.scopeglobal.com/work-with-us/current-job-opportunities. You will need to upload your covering letter, CV, and address each of the selected essential Job and Person Specification criteria (maximum 100 words per criteria) through our online portal by close of business on 12 January 2017. Please note that, to be eligible for consideration, you must apply directly through the Scope website using the above link.

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    Mauritania: Stagiaire en communication

    Organization: International Organization for Migration
    Country: Mauritania
    Closing date: 15 Jan 2017

    Type de recrutement : Stage rémunéré.

    Durée : 6-9 mois

    Début : le plutôt possible

    L’Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM) est une organisation intergouvernementale, créée en 1951, qui occupe la position de chef de file sur la scène migratoire. En Mauritanie, elle met en œuvre des programmes visant l’assistance aux migrants vulnérables, le renforcement du lien entre la migration et le développement ainsi que le renforcement de la capacité du Gouvernement de la gestion de la migration. En vue de renforcer la communication et le plaidoyer sur les différentes activités menées en Mauritanie, l’OIM Mauritanie cherche un(e) stagiaire pour joindre l’équipe.

    I. Tâches et responsabilités :

    Sous la supervision directe du Point focal communication de l’OIM et la supervision globale de la Chef de Mission, le stagiaire communication devra :

    ¨ Assister aux tâches quotidiennes du Point Focal Communication ;

    ¨ Assister à développer des supports de communication adéquats pour mieux véhiculer les informations sur le travail de l’OIM ;

    ¨ Assister dans la réalisation des produits et des supports d’information et de communication de l’OIM (layout, editing, etc);

    ¨ Assister au développement d’une stratégie de communication et de plaidoyer.

    ¨ Assister à l’organisation des évènements (ateliers, inaugurations, Journée Internationale des Migrants, etc)

    ¨ Effectuer des recherches thématiques et rédaction de notes de synthèses (migration de main d’œuvre, migrations et développement, etc).

    ¨ Organisation et gestion des ressources documentaires.

    II. Qualifications requises

    ¨ Diplôme universitaire en Sciences Sociales, Coopération Internationale, Communication ou similaire ;

    ¨ Expérience préalable dans le domaine du journalisme et/ou de la communication et gestion de l’information ;

    ¨ Excellentes capacités de lay-out (design graphique), infographie et bonnes aptitudes en communication ;

    ¨ Bonnes capacités d’analyse et de synthèse ;

    ¨ Savoir travailler dans un environnement multiculturel ;

    ¨ Etre capable de travailler aussi bien de manière indépendante et autonome qu’en équipe;

    ¨ Maîtriser l’outil informatique : Environnement Windows : Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, réseau internet.

    ¨ Bonne maitrise de l’usage d’un appareil photo Haute Définition.

    ¨ La connaissance de la thématique de la migration est un atout ;

    III. Langues

    Excellent maîtrise du français et anglais à l’écrit et l’oral. Connaissance de langues locales est un avantage.

    How to apply:

    Veuillez envoyer une lettre de motivation et votre CV par e-mail à iommrecruit@iom.int avant le 15 Janvier 2017; merci d’également nommer deux références.

    Merci de bien vouloir noter que

    1. Seuls les dossiers complets (CV et lettre de motivation) seront pris en considération.

    2. Seulement les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés.

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    Lebanon: Communication Delegate (m/f) MENA region, Beirut/Lebanon

    Organization: German Red Cross
    Country: Lebanon
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    The German Red Cross (GRC) is part of a worldwide community assisting victims of conflicts and disasters and people affected by social or health related crises. The Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement provides vulnerable people with assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the Movement: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality. The German Red Cross assists in disaster response, rehabilitation and capacity building projects internationally on appeals of their sister organizations within the Movement.

    GRC is currently seeking a Communication Delegate for the MENA region, with a focus on Syria and neighboring countries.

    Duration: 12 month starting on the 1.3.2017
    Location: Beirut/Lebanon

    Responsibilities and tasks:
    The Communication Delegate will be responsible for public relations of GRC operations in the MENA region and act as main focal point for journalists interested in the work of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (RC/RC) Movement in general and of GRC in particular.

    Main tasks:

    • To support the German Red Cross Delegates in all questions concerning public relations (PR), communication (media, public, political stakeholders, donors, RC/RC Movement)
    • To design communication activities for the projects and follow up during the implementation phase in close coordination with the respective delegates
    • To produce high quality content, including information on GRC’s work and the work of RC/RC in general on the website and in the social media through multimedia content, regular online stories, website updates, and project fact sheets
    • To provide high quality photo and video material of ongoing projects
    • To develop and implement a communication workplan
    • To monitor, evaluate and report the impact of GRC’s communication activities (use and effectiveness) and maintain a library of media coverage, clippings etc.
    • To support and facilitate the work of German media covering GRC activities including identification and provision of interview-partners
    • To strengthen coordination and cooperation with IFRC and ICRC communication focal points in the MENA region
    • To identify and to support capacity building initiatives within the Host National Societies (HNS) related to communication strategies and media production
    • To conduct media-related trainings for staff of HNS and GRC staff
    • To assist in developing and maintaining GRC’s internal knowledge base and contribute to the content of e.g. situation reports
    • To ensure that visibility guidelines by the different donors and partners are adhered to and that there is always sufficient “visibility content” for interim or final reports to the respective donor
    • Support HNS and RC/RC Movement communication needs as requested

    Required skills:

    • Advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent) in public relations, international relations, journalism, development studies or related field At least 5 years of professional work experience in designing and executing communication, preferably in the field of Humanitarian Work Proficient command in German and English
    • Excellent written and communication skills, editing, proofreading, layout and design
    • Advanced skills with a camera (photos and videos)
    • Demonstrated professional experience in an international or cross-cultural environment with a focus on multi-channel communication
    • Extensive knowledge of systems, techniques and methodologies used for communication including large-scale social media experience
    • Result oriented and demand driven, ability to set clear goals and measure progress towards achieving them
    • Experience in leading communication activities in a complex environment
    • Adherence to the Red Cross Red Crescent Fundamental Principles
    • Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management
    • Proactive worker who is able to develop and implement ideas
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member
    • Experience in the Middle East is an asset
    • Willingness to work in a complex and dynamic environment
    • Excellent physical and mental health with the ability to complete a thorough medical screening process.

    GRC offers you a compensation package according to the collective employment agreement of the GRC as well as an expatriation allowance during your mission. Depending on the post specific situation we either provide you with an accommodation or a personal allowance to cover your accommodation. In addition to a full insurance package (health insurance for residence abroad, private accident insurance, private liability insurance, luggage insurance) GRC is as well covering a home flight within a 12-month period of assignment and medical check-ups before and after your mission. Before your assignment you will benefit from a comprehensive training package and receive briefings and coaching prior as well as during and after your mission.

    How to apply:

    Kindly apply by submitting your application by using the GRC online application system DRK HRnet until 20.01.2017.
    Please indicate Ref. No. 2017 – 001 with your application.

    Further information on our recruiting procedure can be found on our homepage.

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    Turkey: Advocacy Manager

    Organization: Assistance Coordination Unit
    Country: Turkey
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    General Task:

    • To develop and implement a special strategic of advocacy department in accordance with the whole policy of ACU.
    • To support ACU in the international community and maximize the implications of its activities in the media and among stakeholders and beneficiaries.
    • To ensure that all communications, internal or external, support the image which ACU wants to show.

    Job Description:

    • Contribute in developing a new strategic for the communications, public relations and visual identity and with plans to implement it.
    • Assist the management in the development of objectives, from the perspective of advocacy and communications, and drawing strategic plans and implementing policies when needed.
    • Develop policies and procedures for advocacy dept. in ACU and ensure implementing and updating them if necessary.
    • Contribute in the preparation of the budget for advocacy department. To update, and monitor the plan of the department.
    • Suggest internal and external marketing campaigns for ACU, planning and participating in the implementation.
    • Supervise on setting special strategies of media and relation offices.
    • Define ACU and its coordinating role through media and meetings.
    • Coordinate with the external agencies on the ongoing promotional campaigns.
    • Developing the website.
    • Planning and organizing the events and conferences which will be held inside of ACU.
    • Attend the conferences and external activities.
    • Prepare periodically reports about the department activities.
    • Ensure that all ACU’s releases are issued in a manner consistent with its advocacy strategy and with the visual identity.
    • Edit, screen, and oversee all organization communications to ensure maximum clarity, efficacy, and conformity with communications strategy.
    • Develop relationships with international, regional, and local stakeholders
    • Oversee and ensure all material necessary to engage with media, donors, governments, and local Syrians to determine best outreach methods and advocacy channels.
    • Perform any task as required concerning advocacy.

    Specifications:

    • Bachelor Degree in Social Science or a related field, Master degree is preferable.
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in campaigning, advocacy, or community outreach.
    • Excellent English & Arabic skills, Turkish is preferable.
    • Excellent computer skills (esp. MS Office applications)
    • High organization and prioritization skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with strong knowledge of grammar, syntax, and persuasive writing
    • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and social skills
    • Strong network of media, NGO, government, and/or donor contacts
    • Experience in advocacy, public relations, communications, community organizing, or public outreach work
    • Ability to multi-task and meet high-pressure demands and tight deadlines
    • Ability to set high standards of performance; pursue aggressive goals and work hard to achieve them without close supervision
    • Ability to manage a diverse team, coach, and lead by example
    • Ability to work effectively and positively with individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds
    • Basic understanding of web, social media, and online communication tools

    If you applying to this job by Email, please include the job code in the subject (Adv001)

    How to apply:

    To apply for this job

    Click Here

    Or Email your details to cv@acu-sy.org

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    Agricultural Development Young Professionals Internship Program (ECOWAS) Call for Applications : Entry to Mid -Level Communications Associates

    Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
    Closing date: 30 Dec 2016

    Agricultural Development Young Professionals Internship Program (ECOWAS)

    Call for Applications :

    Entry to Mid -Level Communications Associates

    Opening Date: December 19, 2016

    Closing Date: December 30, 2016

    Africa Lead II—the Feed the Future: Building Capacity for African Agricultural Transformation Program—supports the advancement of agricultural transformation in Africa as proposed by the African Union Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP). Simultaneously, Africa Lead II contributes to the Feed the Future (FTF) goals of reduced hunger and poverty by building the capacity of Champions—defined as men and women leaders in agriculture—to develop, lead, and manage the policies, structures and processes needed for the transformation process.

    The scope of Africa Lead II is divided into three components, as follows:

    • Component One: Establishing and Improving Effectiveness of Institutional and Organizational Architecture for African-Led Agricultural Transformation.

    • Component Two: Strengthening Capacity to Manage and Implement the Policy Change and Alignment Process.

    • Component Three: Promoting the Effective Participation of Non-State Actors (NSAs) in the Policy Process and Providing Capacity Strengthening Support when Necessary.

    Africa Lead II’s Agriculture Internship Program aims to facilitate more efficient agricultural production, stronger agribusinesses and agricultural development institutions, a more direct link between NARS and farmers, and greater value addition in the agriculture sector across Africa. The broad goal is to support skills transfer and technological know-how that will help African agribusinesses and organizations to innovate, improve their commercial viability and catalyze agricultural transformation, thus contributing to improved food security.

    The Africa Lead II Program welcomes applications from candidates interested in pursuing young professionals development opportunities. Placement terms will be for a period of 12 months with anticipated postings in ECOWAS member states: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo and Cape Verde.

    Housing, monthly stipend, living allowances, round-trip airfare and related travel expenses to worksite will be covered by the program. The 12-month young professionals development opportunities are not guarantees for full time employment upon successful completion of the placement.

    Entry to Mid-Level Communications Associate

    Responsibilities:**

    · Design and create both online and in house communications materials highlighting institutional programs and achievements (flyers, handouts, posters, etc.).

    · Incorporate social media platforms to the organization’s communications strategy

    · Support drafting, editing, publication and dissemination of reports and scientific journals and marketing materials such as success stories, presentations, and two-page briefs, in collaboration with office and technical staff.

    · Review and analyze data for reports and document progress for success stories as well as monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

    · Assist with development and implementation of Communication Plan including overseeing development of communication materials and tools and dissemination to all stakeholders.

    · Support design, development, and manage content of organization’s website and related electronic communications.

    · Contribute to improving the organizations global communications strategy to reflect evolving communications priorities and changes in the organization’s structure.

    · Present progress toward achievement of overall program objectives and outputs effectively and efficiently.

    · Support department in the compilation and editing of weekly, quarterly and annual reports on the organization’s progress.

    · Support the organization of events such as press conferences, meetings and forums as requested.

    · Collaborate with other public relations, media, and advertising firms as required, including interface with local, regional, and national media outlets.

    · Review organization’s external communications and technical reports to ensure quality control and consistency with project intellectual property agreements.

    · Provide guidance and leadership for communication and information sharing between regional partners.

    · Perform other tasks as needed.

    Required skills:

    · Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, social science, or related field

    · Technical experience in communications and marketing

    · Strong written and verbal communication skills

    · English Native –French written and oral strong proficiency – Bilingual in English/French preferred. Note: candidates selected for an interview will required to demonstrate language proficiency and may be asked to submit writing samples of past work, and a writing and oral assessment may also be administered

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • BS/BA degree required, advance degree preferred (with 1-2 years relevant administrative or technical professional experience)
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Must be able to travel and be based within regional institution in West Africa during the entire duration of the placement (minimum 1 year assignment)
    • Fluency in both French and English required

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience in West African regional agricultural development
    • Field related experience in urban and rural African settings

    Application requirements:

    All candidates must submit the following required documents:

    · Curriculum Vitae

    · 1-page cover letter highlighting ability to contribute your skills towards enhancing capacity of a regional organization involved in food security. Kindly specify your strengths and weaknesses and ability to adapt to new multi-cultural environment.

    · 3 references; 2 professional and 1 personal.

    Nationals of ECOWAS countries welcome to apply. Please send applications to: AfricaLEAD_Internships@dai.com by December 30, 2016 at 5:00PM GMT.

    How to apply:

    Application requirements:

    All candidates must submit the following required documents:

    · Curriculum Vitae

    · 1-page cover letter highlighting ability to contribute your skills towards enhancing capacity of a regional organization involved in food security. Kindly specify your strengths and weaknesses and ability to adapt to new multi-cultural environment.

    · 3 references; 2 professional and 1 personal.

    Nationals of ECOWAS countries welcome to apply. Please send applications to: AfricaLEAD_Internships@dai.com by December 30, 2016 at 5:00PM GMT.

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    Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka: Resident Journalism Advisor

    Organization: Internews Network
    Country: Sri Lanka
    Closing date: 27 Jan 2017

    General Function:

    Internews seeks a Resident Journalism Advisor (RJA) for a potential USAID-funded media support program in Sri Lanka. The RJA is responsible for capacity building of Sri Lankan media partners, in all areas of media development from journalism training and content production to business development and management. The RJA will be delegated other management responsibilities by the project Chief of Party (COP) as appropriate, including staff performance management, project management and senior representation roles.

    Note: Hiring will be dependent upon receipt of project funding.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Technical support, guidance and mentoring to media partners.
    • Oversight of sub-awards and mentoring to partners, including quality assurance, reporting and M&E compliance.
    • Develop and maintain understanding of issues affecting both the media community and the media development community in Sri Lanka, including security and political factors.
    • Build and maintain relationships with national and local media outlets; support sustainable media business models, including digital and mobile platforms.
    • Build and maintains relationships with local media development organizations.
    • Strengthen and oversee curriculum development, training and mentoring activities.
    • Support strategic communications efforts of Internews in coordination with the COP and Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) to promote and publicize project activities.
    • Draft and submit deliverables such as work plans, proposals, annual report, and close-out report.
    • Assist the COP and other staff in raising funds for project continuation by writing proposals and developing corresponding budgets.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience managing USG- funded media projects in complex development environments, preferably in South East Asia.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a senior journalist and at least 5 years’ news management experience.
    • Experience in journalism training and production.
    • Experience working with Sri Lankan media, preferably in-country.
    • Strong critical thinking and writing skills; excellent communication skills.
    • Experience creating and managing budgets.
    • Significant ability to analyze and interpret media trends.
    • Thorough understanding of the technical, political and social, issues specific to Sri Lanka.
    • International experience training and mentoring journalists or journalism students, as well as in developing training curriculum.
    • Proven interpersonal and networking skills with international organizations and donors.
    • Team-building skills and the ability to manage a diverse staff.

    Benefits Information:

    This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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    Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka: Chief of Party

    Organization: Internews Network
    Country: Sri Lanka
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    GENERAL FUNCTION

    Internews Network is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) candidate for a USAID-funded media support program with the goal of further strengthening independent media in Sri Lanka. The Chief of Party will provide strategic guidance and leadership; coordinate technical, legal and professional capacity building assistance to partners and beneficiaries; ensure proper oversight of program personnel, financial management and administration; and coordinate with other media stakeholders in the region to ensure that Internews leverages other resources, avoids duplication and compliments other media development initiatives. The COP will also be responsible for establishing strong partnership and dialogue with the appropriate donor representatives.

    Note: Hiring will be dependent upon receipt of project funding.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:

    • Leadership, management, representational and operational oversight.
    • Manage and oversee all staff in the country. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Provide strategic, operational and representational assistance to ensure that activities are meeting their goals and targets, recommending program adjustments when necessary to keep the project on track.
    • Cultivate and strengthen relationships with local partner organizations and ensure that implementation is responsive to the needs of partners and beneficiaries.
    • Track and report project progress and activities monthly against work plan.
    • Oversee program monitoring and evaluation to ensure effective implementation and to measure program impact.
    • Maintain strategic awareness of independent media issues in the region (especially broadcast and new media), and a general understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing independent media across the region.
    • Ensure the project is in compliance with all grant and cooperative agreement rules, requirements and regulations as well as with Internews internal policies and procedures.
    • Serve as the primary budget authority over the project, responsible for ensuring all costs charged to the project are allowable, reasonable and correctly allocated.
    • Carry out management responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Maintain regular communications with Internews headquarters staff to communicate progress on programming and address upcoming issues in advance.
    • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • 10 years of progressively responsible media development experience.
    • Previous experience as a proactive COP with a strong reputation for developing excellent collaborative working relationships with counterparts, international organizations and donors.
    • Long-term, overseas media development experience preferably in the Asia region, working experience and knowledge of Sri Lanka is preferred.
    • A successful track record in supervising, designing, managing and implementing technical assistance for donor-funded media projects and proven ability to develop and monitor work plans, training plans, and procurement plans.
    • Experience as a manager or trainer with professional capacity-building programs for journalists and media outlets, strong knowledge of digital media preferred.
    • Demonstrated mentoring abilities and experience supporting senior managerial staff.
    • USAID or USG experience is strongly preferred.
    • Experience leveraging other sources of funding to advance programmatic objectives.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • English fluency required, local language skills are highly desirable.
    • Relevant university degree required.

    Benefits Information:

    This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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    Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka: Deputy Chief of Party

    Organization: Internews Network
    Country: Sri Lanka
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    GENERAL FUNCTION:

    Internews seeks a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for a potential USAID-funded media support program in Sri Lanka. The DCOP will support the Chief of Party (COP) in all aspects of program management, at a strategic level and also at an operational level. Primarily responsibilities are oversight of operations, program implementation, reporting, and sub-grants. The DCOP will support the COP in liaison with USAID/ Sri Lanka on technical matters and in program management and operations in response to USAID/ Sri Lanka technical direction. The DCOP will support the COP in ensuring quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance. The DCOP will also be required to act as COP from time-to-time being the principal point of contact in Sri Lanka for procedural and substantive matters, and will also take on delegated COP responsibilities as required.

    Note: Hiring will be dependent upon receipt of project funding.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:

    • Work with the Chief of Party in project, office, and personnel management.
    • Develop and maintain a keen understanding of challenges and issues facing effective media and communications in Sri Lanka.
    • Work with the COP, local partners, and local staff to design innovative strategies that support individual Sri Lankan media outlets and strengthen the media sector holistically.
    • Cultivate relationships with relevant local and international governmental actors, media, partners and agencies and represent Internews to Sri Lankan government, USAID, and other donors.
    • In partnership with the COP, provide leadership in the development and maintenance of professional relationships with donors through reporting, liaison, communications, and advocacy.
    • Work with Internews home office to ensure proper administration of projects.
    • Support the COP and senior administrative and finance staff to ensure compliance with organizational and donor rules and regulations.
    • Support the COP’s efforts in project planning, budgeting, and administrative oversight.
    • Analyze project results and the implementation of successes/failures.
    • Develop plans for improvement/expansion of activities, as assigned.
    • Additional assignments and initiatives as necessary.
    • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 5-8 years of progressively responsible media development experience, including working with media organizations and providing senior program management.
    • Successful track record in supervising, designing, managing and implementing technical assistance for donor-funded media projects and proven ability to develop, implement, and monitor work plans, training plans, monitoring and evaluation plans, and procurement plans.
    • Strong reputation for developing excellent collaborative working relationships with counterparts, international organizations and donors.
    • Long-term development experience in the Asia/South Asia region (5+ years preferred).
    • Working experience and knowledge of Sri Lanka is preferred.
    • Experience as a manager or trainer with professional capacity-building programs for journalists and media outlets and strong knowledge of new media preferred.
    • Demonstrated mentoring abilities and experience supporting senior managerial staff.
    • Experience with USAID- and/or US government-funded programs strongly preferred.
    • Excellent written and spoken English.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

    Benefits Information:

    This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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    Nepal: Communications Consultant – International Consultant

    Organization: American Red Cross
    Country: Nepal
    Closing date: 05 Jan 2017

    The IFRC/American Red Cross (ARC) is seeking an experienced Communications Consultant.

    The Communication Consultant will be based in Kathmandu, Nepal, with frequent travel to program implementation sites in earthquake-affected areas. He or she will report directly to the American Red Cross Country Representative.

    The Communications Consultant will work to develop high-quality content for internal and external communications covering both online and offline mediums and addressing a variety of audiences. She or he will also support research and development of innovative approaches within program activities.

    Consultancy outputs

    · Increase in reports and other media/communications related output

    · Enhanced relationship with media outlets

    · Design or production of reports and other media formats and tools

    · Communications related support and capacity building for staff

    · Success case studies

    · Design and facilitation of implementation of Community Engagement and Accountability materials

    · Research and development support for innovative program activities, particularly those relating to new technologies.

    How to apply:

    Application Materials

    The proposal should include the following three items. Please note that any proposal which does not contain all three items will be rejected.

    1. One-page Summary of Experience

    2. Detailed CV

    1. Monthly Rate: please mention the proposed monthly lump sum rate in USD including consultancy fee and DSA if applicable.

    The Summary of experience should be no more than one page.

    Application Procedures

    Send all application materials to the following email address to: janak.awasthi@ifrc.org; mark copy to Tirtha.joshi@ifrc.org with a subject line “IFRC/ARC Nepal Communications Consultant”. Incomplete applications and applications sent after the deadline will not be accepted.

    The detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded in the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ne06cez3mmz7lfx/IFRC%20Terms%20of%20Reference%20Consultant%20-%20Communications.doc?dl=0

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    Pakistan: Media Manager

    Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
    Country: Pakistan
    Closing date: 22 Jan 2017

    Terms of Reference for Head of Media

    Alif Ailaan is a campaign that seeks to make education a central part of the national conversation in Pakistan and get all our children in school and learning well.

    Media communications play a pivotal role in ensuring that the campaign’s messages are delivered effectively to its target audiences.

    The Head of Media is responsible for all aspects of Alif Ailaan’s media communications conducted via paid and earned media. The Head of Media will work closely in collaboration with fellow Campaign Managers covering Digital Media (comprising the campaign’s owned media), Political Advocacy, Data & Evidence, Civil Society and Alliances, and will report to the Campaign Director.

    Responsibilities

    Specific responsibilities will include the following:

    ● Effectively engage journalists and develop their understanding of education issues

    ● Achieve regular and in-depth coverage of education issues through press releases, media facilities and collaboration to achieve news stories, features, op-eds and TV programmes

    ● Lead on the creation and dissemination of media products (press releases, videos, documentaries, infographics etc.)

    ● Manage creative and media buying agencies to ensure production and placement of paid media campaigns (TV, radio, print and outdoor)

    ● Provide technical assistance on media communications for Alif Ailaan’s campaign partners and activists

    ● Manage media contact and record database, monitor and report outcomes of key media activities

    Experience and Skills

    The Head of Media must demonstrate the following qualifications and skill sets:

    1. A Masters or Bachelor’s degree

    2. A minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience

    3. Strong understanding of Pakistan’s media and political landscape

    4. Excellent written, presentation and communication skills in both Urdu and English and preferably in one regional language

    5. Ability to spot and capitalise on key opportunities that may arise

    6. Co-operative working practices, sound professional and ethical practices

    The ideal applicant will have exceptional interpersonal skills, a wide professional network, and demonstrate a keenness and passion for fundamental change in the status of education in Pakistan.

    How to apply:

    Please follow the link and apply with your CV and cover letter: –

    https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=2931

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    Switzerland: Program and Advocacy Officer (100%), 6 months Maternity Cover (potential subsequent employment opportunity)

    Organization: Soroptimist International of Europe
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 01 Jan 2017

    Starting date: ASAP, January 2017

    We are looking for a qualified and highly motivated candidate to join our team of six staff members at our Geneva HQ office. Reporting to the Executive Director, supporting the SIE President and collaborating closely with the Advocacy Team, the responsibilities include but may not be limited to the following:

    • Conduct research and provide drafting support for communications to SIE representatives participating in meetings at the UN ECOSOC, Council of Europe, OSCE, European Women’s Lobby and other organizations.
    • Act as co-editor and manage end to end production of digital and print publications (in-house and with agencies).
    • Provide content and keep the website and other channels up-to-date.
    • Liaise and coordinate with SIE Unions and Clubs on program and project reporting.
    • Handle administration and logistics of initiatives such as project reporting, Best Practice Awards, Peace Prize and photo competition.

    You offer:

    • University degree in communication (preference), political science or international relations.
    • At least 3 years of experience in a communications role in an international environment.
    • English native speaker level (excellent writing skills!), fluent in French, German a plus.
    • Experience in website content management systems and ideally MailChimp and Publisher
    • Skilled in the use of MS Office Suite, especially PowerPoint.
    • Setting priorities, attention to detail, good communicator and collegial.
    • Excellent relationship building skills and cultural sensitivity.
    • Swiss work permit. Available to start immediately.

    About us: Soroptimist International of Europe (SIE) is one of the four Federations of Soroptimist International (SI), a worldwide organization of women in management and professions, working together to build a better world for women and children through awareness, advocacy and action. Soroptimist International of Europe is present in 62 countries with over 1,250 clubs and 34,000

    How to apply:

    The Executive Director at the HQ Geneva Office would be delighted to receive your CV, cover letter and reference at meltem.zourdos@soroptimisteurope.org by 01 January 2017.

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    Ethiopia: Communications Officer

    Organization: Institute for Peace and Security Studies
    Country: Ethiopia
    Closing date: 06 Jan 2017

    Vacancy: Communications Officer

    Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    The Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) is a premier African institution with the mission to promote peace and security in Ethiopia and Africa through education, research and professional development. The Institute produces skilled professionals in conflict prevention, management and resolution as well as in peace building, and promotes the values of a democratic and peaceful society.

    IPSS is seeking a highly organised and motivated individual to fill the position of Communications Officer.

    Core tasks and responsibilities

    Under the guidance and supervision of the Communications Manager, the Communications Officer will:

    • Write and edit content for the website and ensure all posts adhere to highest linguistic standards;
    • Perform editing and proofreading for documents from all IPSS units;
    • Assist the Communications Manager in the development of a robust communications and social media strategy;
    • Assist in the production of print products such as brochures and publications;
    • Ensure the website is always up to date and consistent with other digital platforms;
    • Manage internal communication and editorial calendar;
    • Assist in producing bi-monthly digital newsletters;
    • Organise and maintain folders on the shared drive;
    • Support the Communications Department with any other tasks.

    Qualifications and experience

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or international relations from an English language university;
    • Minimum 2 years experience in writing and editing content for internal and external communications;
    • Experience in the management of social media and website management is an added advantage.

    Competencies and skills

    • Excellent command of written English at native or near-native level;
    • Keen eye for spotting errors, inconsistencies and typos in documents and graphic works;
    • Good knowledge of African development landscape;
    • Spoken and written French is an added advantage;
    • Highly organised and capable of operating with minimal supervision;
    • Self-motivated, adaptable and flexible;

    Contract duration

    • 6 months, with possibility of extension based on performance.

    How to apply:

    How to Apply

    Please send your CV, cover letter and 2 writing samples to application@ipss-addis.org and copy m.muita@ipss-addis.org by Friday, 6 January 2016 with the subject line: Communications Officer. A written test may be part of the recruitment process.

    Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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    Haiti: Haiti: Chief of Party

    Organization: Internews Network
    Country: Haiti
    Closing date: 26 Jan 2017

    GENERAL FUNCTION

    Internews is seeking a Chief of Party for a USAID-funded Media and Civil Society Organization Strengthening program in Haiti. This three year project aims to strengthen independent media outlets in Haiti and improve the operating environment for both media and civil society organizations in the country. The Chief of Party will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the program and will: provide strategic guidance and leadership for the implementation of the program; coordinate technical, legal and capacity building assistance to partners and beneficiaries; ensure proper oversight of Internews personnel, financial management, administration policies and USAID rules and regulations; and coordinate with other media stakeholders in the region to ensure Internews leverages other resources, avoids duplication and compliments other media development initiatives. The Chief of Party will also be responsible for establishing a strong partnership and dialogue with local partners, national and local government officials, and donor representatives,

    Note: Hiring of this position is contingent on project funding

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Provide leadership, management, representational and operational oversight for Internews’ program in the Haiti.
    • Maintain a thorough understanding of independent media issues in the region (print, broadcast, radio and new media), and a general understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing independent media across the country.
    • Represent Internews before the USG, national and local Haitian government authorities, local CSOs, beneficiaries, and other national and international organizations in the country.
    • Provide operational and representational assistance to ensure activities are meeting goals and targets, and recommending operational adjustments, when necessary.
    • Ensure, track and report project progress and activities against work plans.
    • Oversee program monitoring and evaluation to ensure effective implementation and to measure impact of activities.
    • Ensure the project is in compliance with all grant and cooperative agreement rules, regulations and requirements, as well as with Internews internal policies and procedures.
    • Serve as the primary budget authority, responsible for ensuring all costs charged to the project are allowable, reasonable and correctly allocated.
    • Cultivate and strengthen relationships with local partner organizations and ensure that implementation is responsive to the needs of partners and beneficiaries.
    • Researching funding opportunities for additional and/or complementary funding opportunities; participating-in and contributing to proposal-writing process.
    • Conduct site visits to the partner organizations throughout the country.
    • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Manage and oversee all staff based in the country, both expatriate and local. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Significant program management background; experience with capacity-building programs for media and civil society organizations.
    • Experience working on fast-paced, complex USAID-funded programs.
    • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations, including reporting requirements and subgrants management.
    • Familiarity with Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
    • Previous senior-level management experience, including significant staff, financial and administrative oversight.
    • Computer literacy in both English and French.
    • Experience working in Haiti.
    • Journalism background or experience highly desirable.
    • Relevant university degree.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

    Benefits Information:

    This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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    Nigeria: Consultant-Knowledge management and communication-Nigeria

    Organization: Mercy Corps
    Country: Nigeria
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    Deadline to apply January 3rd 2017

    Scope of Work

    International Communication Consultant – ENGINE Program

    Background

    The Coca-Cola Company, in strategic partnership with the UK Department for International Development’s Girls Education Challenge (DfID-GEC), is funding an innovative, multi-year, girl-focused project – Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) – to improve the learning outcomes and economic status of 18,000 marginalized adolescent girls. Mercy Corps Nigeria leads the implementation of the ENGINE program in the Northern states of Kano and Kaduna, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and the metropolis of Lagos, targeting both Out-of- School Girls (OSGs) and In-School-Girls (ISGs) within 9-month intervention and implementation cycles.

    The ENGINE program is based upon a theory of change stating that when marginalised girls complete a full cycle of education and are supported by gatekeepers, they will be more skilled employees and have increased earning power and increased decision-making within the household. A chain of impact results are expected at the girl, household, business, community government policy and regional levels to achieve project outcomes following sustained engagement with gatekeepers including parents, faith & traditional leaders, government, teachers and other relevant stakeholders.

    Purpose of Consultancy: With the ENGINE project in the exit phase and implementation activities gradually winding down, the emphasis is increasingly shifting to creating impact content, donor-focused reports, and relevant documents to secure commitments from stakeholders who support girls’ education and economic empowerment. The consultancy will focus on creating content for communication materials aimed at high-level stakeholders and the donor community to increase funding opportunities for future projects.

    Consequently, the consultant will develop content for strategic communication via scripted dramas, poems, recitations, infographics, newsletters, pamphlets, stickers and other Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials targeted at changing the perception of gatekeepers on girls’ education and economic participation. Each communication material is expected to tell the ENGINE story.

    Specific Tasks: The consultant will be required to undertake the following tasks:

    1. Review end of project report and ensure that the report covers outcomes and outputs of the ENGINE program from inception to completion.
    2. Synthesize project impact statements into an easy-to-read report for segment stakeholders.
    3. Review 40 success stories for the ENGINE stories of change pack to ensure compliance with DFID standards.
    4. Review draft tool kit, including replication model and lessons learned document to ensure compliance with DFID standards.
    5. Review footages For ENGINE documentary and ensure a high quality film is developed

    Consultant Deliverable Milestones

    S/N

    Milestone

    Output

    Review/verification

    Timeline

    1

    Develop and review end of project report to ensure that the report covers outcomes and outputs of the ENGINE program from inception to completion.

    · End of project report detailing overall milestones, and outputs

    · Impact statements

    Presentation of a high quality end of project report with document showing relevant impact statements

    3 days

    2

    Review draft tool kit, including replication model and lessons learned document to ensure compliance with DFID standards.

    Tool kit:

    · Replication model

    · Lesson learned

    Presentation of the tool kit, including replication model and lessons learned document

    4 days

    3

    Review of the ENGINE story documentary to ensure compliance with DFID standards.

    The final cut of the ENGINE story documentary

    The final cut of the ENGINE story documentary that meets DFID standards.

    4 days

    4

    Review 40 success stories for the ENGINE stories of change pack to ensure compliance with DFID standards.

    Human interest stories showing impact on ENGINE beneficiaries

    40 stories of impact on ENGINE beneficiaries ready for print

    4 days

    Total

    15 days

    Duration of consultancy:

    15 working days

    Reporting Line: The Communication Consultant will report to the Deputy Program Manager and work closely with the Inclusion and Engagement Advisor and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Unit.

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    Apply Here

    How to apply:

    Apply Online

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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Global Social Media Officer

    Organization: Sightsavers
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 15 Jan 2017

    Sightsavers has a fantastic opportunity for a Global Social Media Officer to join our team and be a key member of the Communications team to help deliver excellent content in support of Sightsavers communications strategies and plans.

    Reporting to the Senior Social Media Officer you will support Sightsavers communications strategy through the use of social media and be specifically responsible for building and engaging an international community online with the objective or raising the profile of, and build the reputation of Sightsavers in key funding countries and the countries where we work.

    The successful candidate will have significant experience of working with social media platforms and be able to demonstrate experience of monitoring and analysing data to continually optimise social media content. A proven track record of working within a similar role is essential along with strong story telling abilities and creative writing skills which you will adapt to different audiences.

    You must have strong knowledge and understanding of how social media can support an organisation’s communications and organisational strategies. Excellent knowledge of national and international media outlets as well as social media platforms is essential with demonstrable experience of maintaining and developing influential relationships.

    Working knowledge of Swedish and/or Italian is desirable with flexibility to work outside of the core hours (9-5) when the need requires

    How to apply:

    For further information and details on how to apply please visit https://jobs.sightsavers.org/job/global-social-media-officer/

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    South Africa: REGIONAL ACTIVISM AND YOUTH COORDINATOR – AFRICA

    Organization: Amnesty International
    Country: South Africa
    Closing date: 22 Jan 2017

    For 50 years, we’ve been campaigning for human rights wherever justice, freedom and truth are denied. We’ve reshaped policies, challenged governments and taken corporations to task. In doing so, we’ve changed thousands of lives for the better. Join Amnesty at our new Secretariat office in Johannesburg and you will too.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    This is an exciting role where you’ll have a huge opportunity to make a difference – both to activism in Amnesty International (AI) and to young people across Africa. Coordinating the development and delivery of activism and youth strategies, plans and projects, you’ll inspire, empower and help mobilise a new generation of activists and ensure their active participation in a uniquely challenging human rights landscape. Part of that means running workshops to promote learning and grow campaigning skills. And we’ll also look to you to provide support and advice to our national teams and expertly grow their capacity and activist structures. Doing that well means analysing current trends and sharing advanced mobilisation techniques with the global movement. All while keeping in mind our overarching strategies and doing everything in your power to deliver high-quality, activism and youth-focused solutions.

    ABOUT YOU

    You’ll be an experienced campaigner who understands the strategy, methodologies and tactics behind making an impact. You’ll also have plenty of experience of activism and membership organisations – really knowing what it takes to mobilise people and adapt campaigns to audiences from different cultures and geographies. But in addition to being able to support others to develop skills to write inspirational, informative materials and use online and offline techniques to their best effect, you’ll have a particular focus on youth work. So you’ll know exactly how to mobilise and develop this vital resource and have experience of growing a vibrant and active youth constituency. This will be something you can do fluently in both French and English. Beyond that, you’ll also be confident planning and managing multiple projects and show fine judgement when it comes to delivering training and communicating in a multicultural setting.

    Please note, you must be fluent in both language in order to qualify to apply for this position. There will be a French and English language test for qualifying candidates.

    ABOUT US

    The mobile revolution. Geopolitical power shifts. A radically altered global economy. The world is changing, and so is the way that people fight for their rights. In order to be effective, Amnesty International’s (AI) International Secretariat needs to change how we work. That’s why we have opened a Regional Office for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes Region in Kenya. And why we need your campaigning expertise with us on the ground.

    Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

    • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
    • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

    Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

    At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the wonderful work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

    Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

    For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/

    WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

    If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘*Apply for this Role*’ below.

    Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

    How to apply:

    Please apply via our website https://careers.amnesty.org/vacancy/regional-activism-and-youth-coordinator—africa————————————1794/1820/description/

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    Request for Tender:Report Translation English to Arabic

    Organization: Norwegian Church Aid
    Closing date: 01 Jan 2017

    The World Council of Churches and Norwegian Church Aid launched a report in November 2016 on how Syrian and Iraqi minority groups are affected by the current conflicts in Syria and Iraq titled; The Protection Needs of Minorities From Syria and Iraq.
    This is a home based consultancy for translation of the above-mentioned professional report from English to Arabic.
    The total length of the consultancy is estimated to 10 days during the time period of January 13th to February 8th 2017.

    • The indicated time frame for the consultancy is 10 consultancy days.
    • All the text in the report, including titles, endnotes and photo captions shall be translated.
    • The consultancy is organized in two parts:
    • The initial translation work of the whole report is estimated to be done in 8 consultancy days. This part includes providing a first draft in 6 consultancy days for review and then two consultancy days to finalize the draft 2 based on inputs provided by NCA on draft 1.
    • Upon type setting of draft 2, the consultant will do a proof reading of the type set version. Two consultancy days are indicated for this final proof reading.
    • The aim is to get the consultancy work started by January 13 and finalized by February 8th 2017. (5-10 days in between are needed to provide feedback on draft 1 and for type setting).
    • The consultancy fee will be paid within 14 days of the submission of the invoice from the consultant upon total completion of the consultancy.
      We invite you to submit your brief applications by January 1st 2017. Please include a CV inclusive of lists of similar jobs done earlier and your fee. References to samples of translation work you have done will also be appreciated (If available on the web a web link is sufficient).

    Qualifications

    • NCA is seeking a consultant who is experienced in translating professional reports with different thematic focus from English to Arabic. The main thematic focus of this report is on context description, conflict dynamics and humanitarian work.

    • The consultant should be able to provide a good quality translation making the professional content of the report in a readable contemporary Arabic.

    • The consultant should be able to work independently

      Personal qualities

    • The consultant should be able to plan and implement the work within the agreed upon dates and time limits.

    How to apply:

    NCA uses an electronic gateway for all recruitment where you can register and submit your CV, write an application / cover letter and attach relevant certificates. Only applicants using this electronic gateway will be considered for the position. https://www.webcruiter.no/wcmain/advertviewpublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=3295681268&link_source_id=5465334666&company_id=148934216&culture_id=EN

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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: External Relations Associate

    Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 22 Jan 2017

    The London Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is seeking to fill the following position:

    External Relations Associate (GL6)

    Background information

    Established in December 1950, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect and assist refugees and other persons of concern.

    In the UK, UNHCR’s External Relations work focuses on advocacy with the government and public on major policy issues relating to asylum and refugee protection in the UK as well as international response to refugee crises, emergencies and protracted situations around the world. It includes building and fostering relations with the stakeholders in policy and decision making, including the government, parliament, media, charities, non-governmental organizations, academia and general public. Providing public information about the work of UNHCR, refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless is also an essential part of UNHCR’s public facing advocacy in the UK. In support of external relations, public information and fundraising efforts in the UK, UNHCR continues to develop its digital and social media platforms.

    The position is an opportunity to contribute to UNHCR’s advocacy work relating to asylum, international refugee protection and statelessness in the UK and globally and take part in building UNHCR’s image and brand recognition in the UK.

    Job Description

    The successful candidate will be expected to:

    • Develop and draft UNHCR UK public information and communications materials.

    • Provide background briefings to local and international media.

    • Administer UNHCR UK’s digital platforms (Web, Twitter, Facebook);

    • Produce regular impact reports of UNHCR UK digital and social media platforms;

    • Monitor, test and improve the UNHCR UK website and social media platforms to boost online visibility and engagement and deliver content to a growing audience;

    • Keep track of evolving issues concerning persons of concern to be able to suggest stories and topics for the media to cover.

    • Ensure that the office is kept informed of local developments which may have a political or operational impact on the office’s activities.

    • Establish contacts with local organisations to promote general interest and understanding of refugee issues.

    • May be required to compile information and SitReps received from the Field Offices and/or sections within the Office and consolidate into weekly/monthly/quarterly report.

    • Prepare and, where appropriate, present briefings for various external actors including civil society, UK Parliament, and media.

    • Assume any other external relations responsibilities that may be assigned by the Representative and or Senior External Relations Officer.

    Key competencies

    • Excellent research, analytical and drafting skills;

    • Strong written and oral communication and advocacy skills;

    • Excellent knowledge of English, working knowledge of another UN language is an asset;

    • Strong knowledge of digital and social media standards and best practices;

    • Knowledge of web content management systems.

    Expected profile

    • Education: University degree is desirable, preferably in communications, journalism, international relations, development.

    • Work experience: At least six years of related professional experience, and preferably including some experience with external relations/communications and the use of digital and social media platforms in the UK refugee/asylum sector. UNHCR experience is also desirable.

    Salary: starting from £31,108 (Income Tax-free – subjected to National Insurance contributions ONLY) depending on experience.

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The vacant position can initially only be filled in a replacement capacity as the previous incumbent of the post has the right to return within 12 – 18 months. lable

    How to apply:

    A written application form (P.11), available at www.unhcr.org and covering letter is required and should be sent to Human Resources, UNHCR, 10 Furnival Street, EC4A 1AB London or emailed to gbrlo@unhcr.org with subject External Relations Associate

    Closing date for applications: Sunday, 22nd Jan. 2017

    UNHCR has a policy of gender equity and equal opportunities. Recruitment is without distinction of race, sex or creed, and on a competitive basis. Candidates are required to be legally entitled to reside and work in the UK.

    Acknowledgements will only be sent to short-listed candidates under serious consideration who will be required to demonstrate appropriate technical skills.

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    Kenya: FIELD COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

    Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 04 Jan 2017

    Médecins Sans Frontières is urgently looking for a;

    FIELD COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER FOR KENYA

    GENERAL CONTEXT

    Médecins Sans Frontières is an international independent medical-humanitarian organization, which offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

    I. POSITION BACKGROUND

    This position used to be shared 50/50 between Assistant Regional Information Officer (ARIO) and Field Communications Manager (FCM). Given the increasing volume of MSF operations within Kenya, it became crucial for the FCM position to be occupied on a full time basis in order to provide adequate communications support to MSF operational teams in the country. She/he will propose, implement and coordinate all MSF communications related to our operations in Kenya, in order to build visibility, acceptance and leverage.

    II. PLACE IN THE ORGANISATION

    The Kenya FCM is an intersectional position shared between all MSF sections based in Kenya. He/she is under the shared hierarchical supervision of the Heads of Mission in Kenya and receives technical support from the Regional Information Office (RIO) for East Africa managed by the Regional Communication Coordinator (RCC). He/she also reports to the relevant Communications Advisors (CA) based at HQ level for content and strategy validation.

    III. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

    Propose and implement the MSF communications strategy in Kenya (CCF) under the supervision of the Heads of Mission, with the direct support of the Regional Information Office (RIO) for East Africa, which is composed by the Regional Communication Coordinator (RCC), the Regional Media Manager (RMM) and the Regional Digital Manager (RDM)

    Media management:

    o Identify opportunities and Produce MSF communications for media (Press Release, Statement, Talking Points, Q&A…)
    o Facilitate media request and visits to MSF projects in Kenya in coordination with the RMM
    o Identify and brief MSF spokespeople for public communications
    o Act as a spokesperson when necessary

    Content Production:

    o Coordinate the production of MSF operational communication material (Operational Update, Photos, Videos, Interviews, Op-ed, Social Media Posts…) according to strategy, context and budget

    o Assist MSF field teams in producing communications tools directly related to operations (sensitization material, tee-shirts, posters, radio spots…)

    Digital Communications:

    o Produce material for MSF external social media platforms (Twitter, FB, IG, Blogs, Website) in coordination with the RDM.

    Event Management:

    o Coordinate the organisation of MSF local events related to operations and advocacy (exhibition, debate, concert…) according to strategy and budget
    o Support the organisation of MSF local events related to institutional communications (recruitment, East African MSF association, representation, fundraising…) in coordination with the relevant department.

    Internal Communications:

    o Produce and disseminate material for internal operational communications at different MSF levels (field teams, associative members, coordination, communication departments, HQ…)

    Budget management:

    o Produce and manage the annual communications budget for Kenya to implement agreed communication strategy, approved by the Heads of Mission.

    Reporting:

    o Monthly reporting to Head of Missions, RCC and CA.

    Travels:

    o Regular field trips to MSF projects in Kenya
    o Potential international training/workshop

    IV. PROFILE REQUIREMENTS

     Education
    o Degree in journalism, communication or equivalent

     Experience
    o A minimum of 3 years’ experience in journalism or a press office, ideally in Kenya.
    o Audiovisual content production
    o Humanitarian aid
    o International working environment

     Languages
    o Fluent English and Kiswahili
    o Additional regional language (Luo, Somali, French) valued

     Competences
    o Excellent writing skills
    o Capacities to produce and edit audiovisual contents
    o Event management
    o Very good understanding of digital communication
    o Commitment to principled humanitarian assistance
    o Outgoing personality with strong diplomatic skills
    o Highly organised
    o Willingness to work flexible hours

    How to apply:

    Applicants should send their CVs and cover motivation letter under the reference of ‘Field Communications Manager’ to

    msf-nairobi-press@msf.org

    Closing date: January 4th, 2017.

    Please submit your CV and cover letter in ONE file and name the file with your LAST NAME

    Replies will only be sent to short-listed candidates.

    Important Note: If you had already applied to the Nairobi-based regional media manager position that was advertised by MSF last November, you will be automatically considered for this field communication manager position for Kenya and therefore do not need to apply again.

    Médecins Sans Frontieres, as a responsible employer, under article 38 of “Ley de Integración Social del Minusválido de 1982 (LISMI)” invite those persons with a recognized disability and with an interest in the humanitarian area to apply for the above mentioned position.

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    Turkey: Gender Media Expert – Middle East

    Organization: Free Press Unlimited
    Country: Turkey
    Closing date: 02 Jan 2017

    Free Press Unlimited is looking for a Gender Media Expert. Expected start date in February in the Middle East (Turkey).

    Aimed to integrate gender sensitive reporting in the capacity building programme for media outlet and institutional Middle East partners (Syria) the suitable candidate will train, advise and coach on gender balance. In a number of consultancies the gender-media expert will work together with a senior coach/trainer to design workshops, do the follow-up and coaching of journalists and members of media institutions based on an agreed methodology and tools. The expert will help to monitor content of trainees on gender sensitive aspects aimed to activate the knowledge and skills developed in the trainings. The result should lead to an increase in professionally produced stories that are fully gender sensitive.
    The expert and the coach cooperation is aimed to keep synergy and continuity in the learning programme as well as result oriented. The consultancies will be on basic (or intermediate) level, however the needs assessment results will be the guideline to tailor made the consultancy design and to define its level.

    Job responsibilities:

    • To deliver trainings;
    • To contribute with theory and reference work to support the methodology of the training;
    • To adjust if necessary learning tools;
    • To localise the material, and bring examples to use for comparison and reflection;
    • To design the coaching and shadowing syllabus on: gender sensitive reporting, stereotyping, and gender audience concerns including;
    • To adjust if necessary learning tools;
    • To localise the material, and bring examples to use for comparison and reflection;
    • To have good assessment tools that can be used to evaluate the follow-up and coaching and the trainees’ performances;
    • To report on the results of the follow-up and coaching and give recommendations to the trainees, to the organisations where the trainees work at and to Free Press Unlimited.

    Your profile:

    • Proven educational background and/or work experience as a trainer in a similar or the designated field;
    • Proven training experience;
    • Experience with gender and gender related journalism/media;
    • Knowledgeable about the Middle East society, culture, history;
    • Fluency in Arabic and English, written and spoken;
    • Good research and analytic skills;
    • Knowledgeable about ethical issues within the field of journalism;
    • Ability to monitor, evaluate, and recognise weaknesses and strengths of the trainees.
    • Good communication and inter-cultural skills; able to effectively communicate with trainees, other trainers and supervisors;
    • Pedagogical/didactic teaching skills;
    • Available for at least 16 full time days, in a period of 10 months, from February to November 2017.

    Minimum requirements

    • Minimum five years’ experience of progressive professional experience in media and gender.
    • Minimum of a Master’s degree in gender studies, social science, or a relative discipline..
    • Extensive field-based experience, preferably in the Middle East and conflict zones.
    • Extensive experience in media and gender research

    Who we are Across the globe, journalists and media pioneers have taken it on themselves to supply their communities with objective information. Free Press Unlimited actively supports these professionals in over forty countries, by offering them, among other things, trainings and temporary financial and material aid, and by strengthening their professional capacity. So that as many people as possible gain and keep access to truly vital information. For many people around the world, access to reliable information is by no means a given. Nevertheless, impartial information is of crucial importance to all of us if we wish to survive and develop as human beings. For more information check our website: www.freepressunlimited.org

    .

    How to apply:

    Interested?

    If you are interested in this position, please send your motivation letter and CV (preferably in PDF format) no later than 2 January 2017 to vacanciesejsm[AT}freepressunlimited.org.

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    Somalia: Production Manager,Hargeisa

    Organization: BBC Media Action
    Country: Somalia
    Closing date: 05 Jan 2017

    Title: Production Manager,Hargeisa

    Reports to: Project Director

    Based: Hargeisa,

    Duration: 1 year, fixed term contract

    BBC Media Action

    BBC Media Action uses media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. To achieve this, it partners with civil society, local media and governments to:

    · Produce creative programmes based on robust research in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences around key development issues.

    · Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.

    BBC Media Action delivers a portfolio of media projects in Somalia and Somaliland. We seek to expand our portfolio of work, but also to ensure that existing projects are delivered on time, on budget, to the highest standards and in accordance with BBC editorial values as well as Media Action methodologies.

    Overall Purpose of Job

    The function of this role is to manage all aspects of production and quality control outputs for BBC Media Action Somali ensuring systems are in place to support all productions, supporting every stage of project design with the Projects Director and Project Manager from inception to post-production, and ensuring projects meet editorial standards and donor requirements.

    Ideal Candidate:

    You will have strong editorial judgement, demonstrable creative and journalistic ability and have a proven track-record in designing, developing and making media programmes particularly for TV/radio.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    1. Manage all aspects of production with overall responsibilities for editorial decision-making, production processes, outputs, budgets, and equipment.

    2. Take overall responsibility for delivery and sign-off of all media outputs of BBC Media Action Somali, ensuring editorial integrity and timeliness and raising and maintaining editorial and technical quality across all programme content on all platforms.

    3. Oversee location booking and arrangement of necessary permits.

    4. Conduct recce’s with regard to health and safety guidelines and ensure production teams and all recordings adhere to health and safety regulations.

    5. Oversee talent and freelancers contracting and risk assessments

    6. Manage the studio, including scheduling of use and maximise opportunities for creative use of resources

    7. Work closely with Projects Director and Research Department to ensure projects and outputs are meeting donor requirements and relevant reporting information is being systematically captured to support the goals of each of our projects and produce all media outputs to align with project objectives.

    8. Oversee the management of production resources and help solve any issues that may arrive from lack of equipment, multiple concurrent recordings, etc.

    9. Lead on troubleshooting/dealing with any unexpected logistic, safety, freelancer, equipment, etc. issues, and help come up with solutions and/or alternative plans.

    10. Follow up with producers to ensure programs are ready in time for transmission and listen to all output to ensure it meets the required quality threshold for BBC output.

    11. Prepare all necessary paperwork etc. for payments to freelancers, and follow up with Finance and others as needed to ensure payment is made.

    12. Work closely with in-house producers, presenters and audio technician to make sure output is editorially and technically well prepared, recorded and edited

    13. Liaise with and offer training support on production and editorial related issues to external partners

    14. Collaborate with Research and Learning team, ensuring analysis, insights and feedback are considered in the production cycle.

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

    • Relevant TV/radio production management experience.

    • A good first degree in a related field would be an asset.

    • Good computer skills with knowledge of professional sound editing software.

    • Demonstrable background in programme making particularly radio.

    • Excellent communication skills in Somali and English

    Key competencies

    Planning and Organising skills: Ability to plan, organise and manage several things simultaneously.

    Achievement: have the necessary determination and tenacity to complete high quality work, overcoming obstacles caused by conflicting priorities, lack of resources or difficult or demanding situation or under consistent high pressure.

    Analytical Thinking: Ability to prioritise and take important timely and quality judgement/decisions based on an assessment of the impact and implications of the likely outcomes.

    Flexibility: Ability to adapt to and work with a variety of situations, individuals and groups, as well as willingness to learn/improve own skills, plan, take initiative and organize work independently.

    Entrepreneurship: Ability to formulate new ideas or to adapt or use existing ideas in a new or unexpected way to solve problems, thereby increasing effectiveness of our work.

    Self-Awareness: Have an understanding of own strengths, limitations, emotions, etc and how it impacts on others.

    Team work: Ability to establish harmonious work-relationships with colleagues in a multicultural environment.

    Communication: Ability to present, discuss and explain coherently and logically both in writing and verbally.

    DATE OF UPDATE: 20 December 2016

    ANTICIPATED START DATE: January 2017

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates, who fulfil the criteria above, should send their application to: bbcmahrg@gmail.com Applications should include CV and a cover letter in one document.

    The closing date for applications is 5th January 2017 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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    Auto-évaluation assistée sur le PGR VIA DB 2014-2016 au Bénin

    Organization: Antenne de Développement de l’Afrique Francophone Occidentale
    Closing date: 29 Dec 2016

    TERMES DE REFERENCES POUR LA REALISATION D’UN DOCUMENTAIRE SUR LA FIN DU PRG VIA Don Bosco 2014-2016 AU BENIN

    1. Contexte et justification :

    Depuis 2006, notre partenaire financier, VIA DON BOSCO, qui est une ONG salésienne belge, soutient des programmes dans la zone d’Afrique Francophone Occidentale (AFO). C’est dans ce cadre qu’un programme triennal (2014-2016) a été reconduit dans deux pays de ladite région, à savoir le Bénin et le Mali. En initiant ce programme, VIA Don Bosco vise par le biais de ses centres partenaires, favoriser l’accès à la formation pour l’insertion socioprofessionnelle des jeunes marginalisés à travers l’amélioration de la qualité de la formation, l’amélioration de la gestion des centres et à travers un meilleur accompagnement vers le monde de travail.

    L’ONG salésienne ADAFO (Antenne de Développement de l’Afrique Francophone Occidentale) à travers ses antennes du Mali et du Bénin, est le partenaire opérationnel direct de VIA DON BOSCO pour ce Programme de 2014-2016. Ce programme est axé sur 3 résultats :

    v l’amélioration de la qualité du processus de formation ;

    v l’amélioration de la qualité de gestion des Centres de Formation Professionnelle (CFP) ;

    v l’accompagnement des apprenants vers le monde du travail .

    Au Bénin, 4 autres partenaires sont bénéficiaires de ce programme. Il s’agit de : l’**Ecole Professionnelle Salésienne Don Bosco de Cotonou**, le Centre de formation Professionnelle et Artisanale ” Galleri » de Porto-Novo, le Collège Privé d’Enseignement Technique (CPET) ” Don Bosco » de Parakou ainsi que son Bureau d’Emploi (BDE) chargé de l’accompagnement des apprenants vers le monde du travail.

    L’année 2016 étant celle qui marque la fin de ce Programme triennal (PGR 2014-2016), l’ONG ADAFO avec le soutien financier du PGR VIA Don Bosco voudrait commanditer la réalisation d’un documentaire sur la fin dudit programme ; notamment pour ce qui concerne le bilan des trois (03) ans d’exécution avec l’ensemble des 5 partenaires.

    Pour ce faire, ADAFO sollicite l’expertise d’un consultant pour la réalisation dudit documentaire.

    2. Objectifs :

    La réalisation d’un tel documentaire vise les objectifs suivants :

    Ø Sauvegarder une traçabilité numérique des bonnes pratiques et des résultats issus du Programme VIA Don Bosco 2014-2016 ;

    Ø Augmenter la visibilité de VIA Don Bosco, d’ADAFO et des Centres Don Bosco du Bénin auprès du public

    3. Résultats attendus :

    • Recueillir les bonnes pratiques expérimentées par les 5 partenaires lors de l’implémentation du PGR VIA Don Bocso 2014-2015 à travers des informations numériques, des images et interviews des acteurs clés dudit Programme ;

    • Recueillir (à travers des informations numériques, des images et interviews auprès des acteurs clés dudit Programme,) les résultats atteints en terme de qualité des formations offertes, en terme de bonne gestion des Centres et d’ADAFO, en terme d’accompagnement des apprenants diplômés vers le monde du travail à travers les BDEs

    • Faire un montage audio-visuel de 15 à 20 minutes des toutes les données numériques recueillies sur le PGR 2014-2016 au Bénin;

    • Chacun des 6 partenaires y compris VIA Don Bocso dispose du support audio visuel gravé sur DVD ;

    • une version short du support audio-visuel diffusable sur les réseaux sociaux est livré en plus à ADAFO ;

    • la version short est diffusée sur les réseaux sociaux avec l’aide du consultant ;

    4. Méthodologie :

    Le documentaire sera réalisé conformément aux règles de l’art requises dans le domaine de la communication. Le prestataire se rendra dans chacun des CFP pour procéder à des interviews, au regroupement des images, et à la recherche documentaire, …

    ADAFO sera l’interlocuteur direct du prestataire pour faciliter le recueil et la compilation des informations.

    Un support provisoire sera présenté à ADAFO pour validation avant montage de la version définitive

    5. Profils de partenaires concernés par le documentaire

    Le documentaire est réalisé pour l’ensemble des partenaires du PRG VIA DB Bénin. Ils sont au nombre de 5 : CPET Don Bosco de Parakou, le BDE Parakou, le CG Porto –Novo, l’EPS Saint Jean Bosco de Cotonou et l’ONG ADAFO. Il s’agit des centres salésiens de formation professionnelle qui assurent la formation des jeunes au Bénin.

    Les personnes susceptibles d’être interviewés sont les personnes clés du Programme dans leurs centres et les bénéficiaires finaux.

    6. Conditions de réalisation de la prestation

    6.1. Lieu et durée

    Le recueil des données sera directement réalisé dans les centres ci-dessus cités. Le ou les prestataires sélectionnés devront donc se déplacer vers ces centres dans les villes de Parakou, Porto –Novo et Cotonou pour interviewer les personnes clés et recueillir les images. Pour ce faire, ils devront faire valider leur planning de travail par ADAFO et prendre les rendez-vous correspondants avec les autres partenaires.

    Tous les travaux liés à ce documentaire (interview, conception et dépôt des supports numériques au commanditaire) devront se dérouler et s’achever dans la période comprise entre le 30 décembre 2016 et au plus tard le 15 janvier 2017.

    A l’issue de cette période, le réalisateur remettra à ADAFO les supports numériques contenant l’intégralité du documentaire.

    6.2. Qualification du prestataire de service

    Les soumissionnaires devront apporter la preuve de leurs compétences dans le domaine de communication, journalisme ou autre secteur similaire.

    Ils devront avoir au moins :

    • une licence en Journalisme ou communication ;

    • Une expérience d’au moins 5 ans en réalisation audiovisuelle ;

    • Une équipe de cadreur et de monteur ayant chacun au moins trois ans d’expérience ;

    • Produit au moins trois documentaires gravés sur DVD

    • Une excellente compétence linguistique en français ;

    • Un équipement performant pour un tel documentaire;

    NB : Avoir une certaine notoriété dans la production audiovisuelle serait un grand atout

    6.3. Rémunération du prestataire de service

    La rémunération du service demandé est négociée sur la base d’une proposition d’offre technique assortie d’un plan détaillé de travail et d’une proposition d’offre financière que le prestataire présentera.

    7. Modalités de Sélection du prestataire

    Entre le 28 et 29 Décembre 2016, toutes les offres reçues sont examinées sur base de la qualification des prestataire, de leurs compétence, de leurs expériences et de leurs propositions technique et financière.

    Après étude de dossiers et sélection définitive du prestataire, une notification sera envoyée à tous les soumissionnaires afin de leur communiquer la décision du commanditaire par rapport à leurs offres.

    8. Dossier de candidature :

    Le dossier de candidature devra être constitué de :

    • une offre technique détaillée assortie de plan de réalisation de documentaire avec un agenda détaillé ;

    • une offre financière détaillée

    • une demande de candidature motivée adressée au Directeur de ADAFO

    • une présentation du prestataire et de son équipe comprenant au moins leurs formations dans le domaine de réalisation des documentaires, de leurs compétences, des missions similaires, des références, etc…

    How to apply:

    Délai de soumission

    Les offres sont reçues uniquement par email aux adresses ci-dessous indiquées au plus tard le 29 Décembre 2016 à minuit, à compter du 21 Décembre 2016, date de la publication du présent TDR, l’heure d’envoi faisant foi.

    E-mail d’envoie : yao.tsedi@adafo-sdb.org; hernan.cordero@adafo-sdb.org,

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    Switzerland: Stagiaire en communications (GIS Unit)

    Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 03 Jan 2017

    Stagiaire en communication

    pour le GIS Unit au sein du département Logistique

    Le-la stagiaire appuiera au quotidien la GIS Unit de MSF dans le développement et la mise en œuvre des tâches de communication interne et externe.

    Vos tâches

    Retours d’expérience

    • Développer et rédiger des documents de retours d’expérience systématiquement à la suite de déploiement terrain (1-2 pages) ; implique debriefing avec les GIS Specialists de retour du terrain ;
    • Alimentation de la partie ” News du terrain » du Map Centre (support possible Department Comm’ Vienna).

    Edition documentaire

    • Suivre l’édition des documents de référence GIS en collaboration avec le stagiaire designer (Gis on offer, Portfolio, tout autre document non technique…).

    Création / amélioration du matériel de diffusion, communication :

    • Revu, édition, amélioration et mise en cohérence graphique des powerpoints de présentation de la GIS Unit ;
    • Compilation et/ou création de set d’icônes mises à disposition de la GIS Unit ;
    • Amélioration / Création du matériel de communication : flyers/ posters / goodies (t.shirt) / logo (informel / fun) gis unit.

    Support à l’organisation d’événements

    • En lien avec la Communication Unit : Organisation et animation de mapathons, participation évènements internes ;
    • En lien avec la Training Unit, Support logistique : Gis week / Green days …. (creation badges, fournitures, …).

    Participation à la promotion du GIS

    • En lien avec la communication interne OCG, faciliter l’intégration du GIS dans les espaces de visibilité existants (doc de comm, JDI, videos … ).

    Map Centre

    • Contribution à la veille cartographique pour alimenter le Map Centre ;
    • Récolte et mise à jour des bureaux MSF pour OCG sur le Map Centre ;
    • Impression, plastification et livraison des cartes aux opérations ;
    • Gestion des consommables (ploter A0, laminateur) ;
    • Gestion des écrans tactiles et promotion de leur usage.

    Gestion GIS kit

    • Etablir système de référencement du matériel GIS déployable (étiquetage, codification) et faire le suivi du matériel déployé.

    Votre profil

    • Vous êtes actuellement aux études ou ayant complété une formation universitaire/supérieure depuis 2015.
    • Domaines : diplôme/formation en communication/graphisme et/ou géographie ;
    • Excellente maîtrise du Français et de l’Anglais (oral et écrit), Espagnol serait un plus ;
    • Capacité à travailler efficacement sous pression et en autonomie ;
    • Bonnes connaissances de l’environnement Windows (Word, Excel, Power Point).

    Le titulaire doit par ailleurs avoir les aptitudes suivantes

    • Rigueur, autonomie, organisation
    • Gestion des priorités, réactivité, flexibilité
    • Intérêt avéré pour les thématiques de l’humanitaire
    • Intérêt pour les nouvelles technologies

    Conditions d’emploi

    • Contrat de stage 12 mois à 100%
    • Basé à Genève
    • Date d’entrée en fonction idéale : 09.01.2017
    • Rémunération selon niveau d’étude

    How to apply:

    Les dossiers de candidature (CV 2 pages max, lettre de motivation, 5MB max) sont à adresser par mail uniquement à emploi@geneva.msf.org jusqu’au 3 janvier 2017, en mentionnant la référence “**Stage COM-GIS 2016.12**».

    Les candidatures seront traitées dans la plus stricte confidentialité.

    SEULS LES CANDIDATS PRESELECTIONNES SERONT CONTACTES

    Pour travailler au siège de MSF Suisse ou partir sur le terrain, visitez notre site : http://www.msf.ch/travailler-avec-nous/

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    Switzerland: Field Communications Advisor (f/m)

    Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 09 Jan 2017

    Field Communications Advisor (f/m)

    The Field Communications Advisor has a strategic role to play in building the communication capacity of MSF missions through appropriate coaching, trainings, briefings and tools. S/he advises the cell managers at HQ on the communication stakes in their countries and on the proper allocation of resources to meet local communication objectives.

    Your Responsibilities

    Operational communication support

    • Advise in the design and implementation of local communication strategies
    • Contribute to the analysis of the communication environment of MSF missions through specific tools
    • Develop and implement digital/social media plans to accompany communications initiatives
    • Advise and assist MSF missions in the recruitment of local communications.
    • Lead strategic cross media communications packages comprising online media tools
    • Liaise closely with other MSF sections and in-house units on issues of public positioning, advocacy, temoignage and visibility activities.
    • Produce articles, press releases and other communications materials and work in partnership with the production and media units to provide timely quality communication materials to MSF missions based on their needs.
    • Handle media requests and organize field visits of journalists in the countries of her/his portfolio in partnership with the media cell.
    • Monitor that communications materials produced in the field are consistent with the identity MSF wants to showcase, compliant with international guidelines and respectful of internal validation procedures.
    • Upon request, provide ad-hoc support to MSF missions on specific communication activities.

    Capacity-building

    • Follow digital innovations and social media evolution / trends
    • Identify and share local communication best practices with the network of communication officers, both in the field and within the MSF movement.
    • Assist and advice field operations on digital tools and means to help address missions’ needs.
    • Participate in the conception, preparation and implementation of communication training modules.
    • Contribute to the conception, feeding and updating of the Communication Tool Box.
    • Brief and debrief senior expatriates.
    • Ensure proper coaching of newly-recruited communication resources in the field, with particular emphasis on first mission and national staff in charge of communications.

    Your Profile

    • Degree in communication, international journalism, Political Science or related field
    • Solid understanding of humanitarian action
    • Professional experience in journalism and/or communications with an international NGO.
    • Relevant field experience, preferably in a communications position.
    • Track record of developing successful communications strategies.
    • MSF experience a strong asset.
    • An understanding of humanitarian interventions, their principles and ethics.
    • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills including ability to accurately synthesize complex and sensitive material to produce content for publication
    • Knowledge and understanding of how media works and on national and local levels
    • Ability to rapidly synthesize large amounts of information
    • Capacity to coach, train, facilitate workshop and motivate people.
    • Strong planning skills, strategic mindset.
    • Expertise of wide range of communication tools
    • Strong knowledge on how media functions internationally, on national and local levels
    • Demonstrated experience with digital communications
    • Excellent writing skills in English and French.
    • Knowledge of other languages spoken in MSF countries of operations is an asset.
    • Team player.
    • Ability to work with people from different backgrounds.
    • Flexibility and do-it-yourself attitude.
    • Available to travel to the field at a very short notice (approximately 2 months per year).
    • A strong sense of initiative combined with team spirit

    Terms of Employment

    • Open-ended contract, full-time position (CDI 100%).
    • Based in Geneva, with possible travels to MSF missions.
    • Ideal starting date : March 2017
    • Gross annual salary : from CHF 83’220.-

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates should forward by email only their application (cover letter and CV/resume in English) to emploi@geneva.msf.org, stating in the subject line “FieldCom Advisor 2016.12”.

    The deadline for applications is 9th January 2017.

    The applications will be treated confidentially.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    For more details on the job offer or MSF, please visit our website : http://www.msf.ch/travailler-avec-nous/

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    Switzerland: Digital Field Communications Intern

    Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 09 Jan 2017

    Digital Field Communications Intern

    The intern will help to strengthen the reputation and image of MSF in MSF OCG mission countries. The intern’s main responsibilities will be to (i) monitor, map and help build the online presence of MSF, (ii) set up a monitoring system for our projects and (iii) participate in monitoring the implementation of field communication strategies.

    Your tasks

    • Develop and implement digital/social media plans to accompany communications initiatives developed by the field communications unit.
    • Provide monitoring and analysis on the reach of MSF’s communications initiatives.
    • Develop field digital media strategies when needed, in collaboration with the MSF’s communications team.
    • Help develop ideas and multimedia content.
    • Help ensure regular mapping and monitoring of influencers and MSF publications on key topics.
    • Support organisation of staff meetings and other events.
    • Support the head of unit to establish field communication plans for MSF and contribute to their implementation.
    • Contribute to articles, interviews and e-tools in coordination with field communications advisors.
    • Translate texts, press releases and reports, and revise translations (French and English).
    • Support the four field communications advisors in their initiatives.

    Your profile

    • Graduate degree in media and communications, digital, political sciences or public relations (currently graduating or studies completed since end of 2015).
    • Creativity and innovating spirit
    • Ability to work independently and do-it-yourself attitude
    • Strong command of English and French
    • Solid understanding of international media and online media
    • Good knowledge of MS Office and digital (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
    • Strong writing skills and journalist’s mindset

    Terms of employment

    • Fixed-term internship contract (12 months), full-time position (100%)
    • Based in Geneva
    • Ideal starting date: January 2017
    • Salary according to level of studies

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates should forward their complete application (CV, letter of motivation, French or English, 5MB max) to valerie.babize@geneva.msf.org, stating “Stage FieldCom 2016.12” in the subject line.

    The deadline for applications is 9th January 2017.

    The applications will be treated confidentially.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    For more details on the job offer or MSF, please visit our website : http://www.msf.ch/travailler-avec-nous/

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    Peru: Campaign Manager

    Organization: International Potato Center
    Country: Peru
    Closing date: 25 Jan 2017

    The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking a creative, proactive and responsible Campaign Manager to support the Communication Department for extending the CIP brand and project impact globally. The position will be the leader of three to four strategic communications campaigns annually. They will also develop content for the CIP website and social media. The position should have demonstrable experience in video production and photography. The Campaign Manager will support both the institutional brand and CIP projects. To be successful, the incumbent should be an experienced communicator capable of working independently with all levels of management and also lead a team.

    The position: This position will be based in Lima, Perú and will report directly to the Head of Communications.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    · Support the development and implementation of the CIP communication strategy

    · Supervise online content for CIP websites.

    · Contribute communications components to program development in the regions.

    · Support preparation of CIP Annual Report, social media, and brand journalism efforts.

    · Actively collaborate with other Communications team members to execute CIP communication efforts.

    · Develop digital media editorial calendar (Blog, Fb, Twitter)

    · Organize and populate digital photo and video library and supervise the cataloging of this archive

    · Supervise external consultants (writers, videographers, photographers)

    · Edit photos and videos

    · Execute 3 to 4 external campaigns (Digital and traditional) annually

    · Publish 3-4 newsletters per year

    · Create viral social media opportunities

    · DG fireside chat production

    · Support project digital media requirements

    · Train scientists in the field on how to record videos and take photos using cell phones and other equipment for ultimate use in CIP promotional products

    Selection Criteria:

    · Bachelor in a field related to communication and at least 6 years of experience

    · Master Degree with at least 3 years of experience.

    · Demonstrated success in managing multi-disciplinary teams, public relationships, journalism and campaign management.

    · Excellent leadership skills to promote effective collaboration within the team.

    · Excellent skills in photography, videography and script writing.

    · Strong written and oral communication skills in English

    · Strong communication skills and basic written in Spanish.

    Conditions: Salary will be internationally competitive, paid in US dollars, and commensurate with experience. CIP provides additional benefits including employer-paid medical, life and disability insurance and retirement benefits. Allowances toward relocation, housing, home leave travel, dependents’ education and annual leave are also provided. CIP prides itself on its collegial and supportive working environment, which allows space for personal and professional growth.

    How to apply:

    Applications: Applicants should apply online through our CIP’s Job Opportunities website (http://cipotato.org/open-vacancies/), including a cover letter, a full C.V. with the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable of the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience. Screening of applications will begin on January 27, 2017 and will continue until the post is filled. All applications will be acknowledged, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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    Uganda: CHURCH & COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION COORDINATOR – KAMPALA, UGANDA

    Organization: International Justice Mission
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 31 Dec 2016

    The Need

    IJM Uganda is working to protect widows and orphans by eliminating property grabbing in Uganda. IJM does this by bringing rescue and restoration to individual victims, accountability to their perpetrators and transformation to the public justice system as a whole. As the Church and Community Mobilization Coordinator on IJM’s System Reform team, you will have the opportunity to mobilize, educate, and equip the church and community on how to protect widows and orphans from property grabbing.

    This position is based in Kampala, Uganda and reports to IJM’s Director of System Reform and will work closely with the National Director on national initiatives.

    Responsibilities

    Education and Empowerment

    • Support the development curricula for community education and church empowerment programs;
    • Teach church and community members and their leaders about the causes, costs and consequences of property grabbing;
    • Teach faith-based leaders about the pursuit of justice for widows and orphans and strategies for engagement with relevant government authorities;
    • Mobilize participation in community education and church empowerment programs;
    • Coordinate logistics for community education and church empowerment programs;
    • Identify and train clergy and lay leaders to conduct documentation clinics (wills, marriage, land, etc.); and
    • Lead, facilitate and coordinate documentation clinics for members of the community.

    Strategic Planning, Networking, and Advocacy

    • Develop and implement strategies for mobilizing faith-based and communities at-large to seek justice;
    • Network with church, para-church, political, and community leaders and inter-religious institutions to develop an awareness of property grabbing and its effect on widows and orphans;
    • Manage special events (pastor’s conferences, justice and peace seminars, partner workshops, etc.);
    • Develop relationships with actors like Born Again Federation, Uganda Christian University, Inter-religious Council of Uganda, Uganda Joint Christian Council and other potential partners in Uganda and the Western Church;
    • Support IJM in advocacy efforts for positive change in the public justice system; and
    • Engagement and support of faith-based parliamentarian groups.

    CCM Team Leadership

    • Supervise, mentor, and manage the efforts of the Church and Community Mobilization team, including Mobilizer and Fellow; and
    • Develop team members talents and potential to engage with faith-based and community leaders to further the goals of IJM Uganda.

    Support and Development

    • Support and liaise with the training teams as they engage with police, local counsel members, and other sensitization efforts;
    • Organize and support national and parliamentary organizations that are faith-based;
    • Support System Reform Director in development of System Reform initiatives;
    • Participate in IJM programs to develop professionalism and Christian formation;
    • Assist in hosting guests, visitors, and volunteers; and
    • Perform other tasks as assigned.

    Travel Requirements

    • This position requires frequent travel not limited to areas within Kampala and Mukono District during working hours.

    Required Skills and Experience

    • University degree in relevant field (theology, law, program management, social sciences, etc.);
    • Five or more years of professional experience in relevant field preferred;
    • Five or more years of experience leading teams or organizations preferred;
    • Community mobilization experience preferred;
    • Demonstrated ability to interact and work among various faith backgrounds including various Christian denominations;
    • Excellent critical thinking, analysis, and oral and written communication skills;
    • Fluency in English and Luganda, with excellent writing and speaking in both;
    • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Access and Excel; and
    • Driver’s License preferred.

    Critical Qualities

    · Mature Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;

    · Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and values;

    · Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing and oral communication;

    · Works well under stress with a sustained positive attitude;

    · Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity;

    · Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive problem solver; and

    · Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please log on to http://www.ijm.org/careers/church-community-mobilization-coordinator-kampala-uganda

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    Tunisia: Campaigner, Algeria & Morocco

    Organization: Amnesty International
    Country: Tunisia
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    For 50 years, we’ve been campaigning for human rights wherever justice, freedom and truth are denied. We’ve reshaped policies, challenged governments and taken corporations to task. In doing so, we’ve changed thousands of lives for the better. Join Amnesty at our new regional office in Tunisia and you will too.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    As a campaigner, you will develop and implement effective advocacy and campaigning strategies in Morocco and Algeria. You will work in a multicultural environment, engaging with Amnesty International staff and members all over the world, as well as representing Amnesty with international, regional and national human rights organisations and movements.

    This is an exciting role where you’ll have a huge opportunity to make a difference by developing innovative campaign tactics and techniques, capitalising on communications and social media channels, and identifying and fostering opportunities for partnership and collaboration with other social and human rights movements and communities addressing issues affecting people in Algeria and Morocco.

    ABOUT YOU

    You have experience in campaign design and delivery, project management and planning ideally in an international campaigning organisation. You understand the strategy, methodologies and tactics behind making an impact. You’ll also have a good understanding of what it takes to mobilise people and adapt campaigns to audiences from different cultures and geographies.

    With experience of working on human rights issues, you have in-depth knowledge of the socio-political and economic context in Algeria and Morocco.

    You must also have the capability both to work on your own initiative and as a member of a large and diverse team, often under pressure.

    You have the ability to identify opportunities to ensure our voice has authority and have a strong network. A natural collaborator, you need influential communication skills, impartial political judgement, coupled with strong strategic thinking. You have excellent written and verbal Arabic, French and English.

    ABOUT US

    Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

    • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
    • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

    Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

    At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the wonderful work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

    Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

    For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/

    WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

    If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

    Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=c3VzYW5jb2Jib2xkLjc3NDU4LjM4MzBAYW1uZXN0eS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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    Tunisia: Campaigner, Tunisia & Libya

    Organization: Amnesty International
    Country: Tunisia
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    For 50 years, we’ve been campaigning for human rights wherever justice, freedom and truth are denied. We’ve reshaped policies, challenged governments and taken corporations to task. In doing so, we’ve changed thousands of lives for the better. Join Amnesty at our new regional office in Tunisia and you will too.

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    As a campaigner, you will develop and implement effective advocacy and campaigning strategies For Tunisia and Libya. You will work in a multicultural environment, engaging with Amnesty International staff and members all over the world, as well as representing Amnesty with international, regional and national human rights organisations and movements.

    This is an exciting role where you’ll have a huge opportunity to make a difference by developing innovative campaign tactics and techniques, capitalising on communications and social media channels, and identifying and fostering opportunities for partnership and collaboration with other social and human rights movements and communities addressing issues affecting people in Tunisia and Libya.

    ABOUT YOU

    You have experience in campaign design and delivery, project management and planning ideally in an international campaigning organisation. You understand the strategy, methodologies and tactics behind making an impact. You’ll also have a good understanding of what it takes to mobilise people and adapt campaigns to audiences from different cultures and geographies.

    With experience of working on human rights issues, you have in-depth knowledge of the socio-political and economic context in Tunisia and Libya.

    You must also have the capability both to work on your own initiative and as a member of a large and diverse team, often under pressure.

    You have the ability to identify opportunities to ensure our voice has authority and have a strong network. A natural collaborator, you need influential communication skills, impartial political judgement, coupled with strong strategic Thinking. You have excellent written and verbal Arabic, French and English.

    ABOUT US

    Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

    • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
    • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

    Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

    At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the wonderful work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

    Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

    For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/

    WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

    If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

    Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=c3VzYW5jb2Jib2xkLjQ2OTQ2LjM4MzBAYW1uZXN0eS5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

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    Malawi: Social and Behavioral Change Communications Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Malawi
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Social and Behavior Change Communication Officer will support a range of communication activities, including the monitoring of our Radio Distance Learning (RDL) program, the implementation and coordination of radio listening clubs, and the development and dissemination of Social and Behavior Change Communication materials. The function of the Social and Behavior Change Communication Officer will be to specifically support the communication activities of the project, and support the Combination Prevention Senior Technical Advisor as well as the Combination Prevention Manager. These activities will support both the training and capacity strengthening of One Community’s Community Resource Persons (to whom the RDL program is targeted) as well as directly influencing Social and Behavior Change Communication directed at One Community’s target audiences.

    The Social and Behavior Change Communication Officer will work out of the project’s headquarters office in Blantyre, and report directly for the Senior Technical Advisor for Combination Prevention. This position will require frequent travel to seven districts across southern Malawi.

    Responsibilities:
    Radio Distance Learning Program

    • Work with the Research, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning unit to ensure ongoing monitoring of the RDL and a final evaluation at the end of broadcast
    • Coordinate pretest of initial episodes and work with the production agency to integrate feedback
    • Maintain an implementation plan for the development, broadcast, and monitoring and evaluation of the RDL program and ensure that timelines are met at all times
    • Establish and supervise listener clubs among Community Resource Persons, collate feedback from listeners and ensure that feedback is reflected in subsequent episodes
    • Develop a broadcast schedule and work with selected media houses to ensure that the RDL program is broadcast according to schedule
    • Develop support print materials to help listener clubs participate more in the radio program
    • Carry out any other duties that might be required for the effectiveness of the radio program

    Social and Behavior Change Communication

    • Keep a directory of all existing
    • Social and Behavior Change Communication materials on HIV/AIDS that are relevant to One Community Programs
    • Coordinate materials adaptation and development efforts
    • Coordinate the distribution of Social and Behavior Change Communication support materials and ensure the documentation of all Social and Behavior Change Communication processes
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, public health, mass communications, or related field*
    • Experience working in the design and development of social and behavior change communication materials*
    • Experience working with production agencies to design and develop radio and or TV programs for health and development
    • Excellent skills speaking and writing in English

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Uganda: Communication and Partnership Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    For the last 15 years, ROM has been engaged in several best practices but the visibility of ROM is still lacking. ROM heavily depends on one donor for funding and this threatens the survival of the program should the donor withdraw funding at any time. The Communication and Partnership Officer fellow is needed especially at this time because ROM desires to improve their visibility through print, social, and electronic media and ensure that the public is appropriately informed of key developments and events in the organization, and to coordinate ROM partnerships at all levels while maintaining a positive image of the organization. The fellow will work with the PR and Communications Assistant to improve visibility that will help ROM attract more funding for the organization.

    Responsibilities:

    • Scan the social environment to identify issues in society that can affect ROM’s mission and come up with advocacy-related interventions
    • Build strong alliances and networks with public and private partner organizations for concerted advocacy efforts and greater participation in policy dialogue in line with the ROM PR and communications policy
    • Take photographs, record video, document, and share experiences arising from advocacy interventions with the supervisor and other key stakeholders in line with the ROM PR and communications policy
    • Develop an operational activity plan and budget for communication and partnership issues
    • Prepare presentations, speeches, press releases, electronic direct mailers, media, and communications
    • Increase the visibility of ROM using social media
    • Build the capacity of ROM staff in communication, partnership, and networking
    • Coordinate the development and production of information, education, and communication (IEC) materials for advocacy on HIV care, treatment, and prevention
    • Participate in carrying out campaigns on issues related to HIV care, treatment, and prevention and other emerging priorities
    • Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly performance reports as required

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree in mass communication or related field*
    • Networking and collaboration skills*
    • Excellent, eloquent, and persuasive communication skills*
    • Public relations skills*
    • Training or experience in resource mobilization and partnership management
    • Project planning and management or public relations and customer care
    • Demonstrated advocacy skills
    • Ability to work as a team member and independently
    • Strategic planning skills
    • Leadership and managerial skills
    • Partnership management
    • Interest or expertise in photography and design
    • Negotiation skills

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Kenya: Communications, Campaigns and Outreach Manager

    Organization: Tax Justice Network-Africa
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    The Tax Justice Network – Africa (TJN-A) is a Pan African initiative and member of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice. TJN-A aims to promote socially just, accountable and progressive taxation systems in Africa. We advocates for pro-poor taxation systems and the strengthening of tax regimes to promote domestic resource mobilization. TJN-A aims to challenge harmful tax policies and practices that favour the wealthy and those that aggravate and perpetuate inequality.

    As an organization we seek to mainstream tax justice in the economic policy and development discourse in Africa. TJN-A provides a platform dedicated to enabling African researchers, campaigners and policy makers to cooperate in the struggle against illicit capital flight, tax evasion, tax competition and other harmful trends in tax policy and practice.

    TJN-A has a story to tell—about the outcomes we achieve, how we achieve them, and how we are impacting domestic resource mobilisation in Africa. TJN-A is a unique organization which is at an exciting juncture in its growth. As we move to implement our new strategic plan 2016-2020 we are looking for a creative individual for a position Communication, Campaigns and Outreach Manager who can help package our stories, successes and opportunities.

    PROFILE

    The Communications Campaigns and Campaigns Manager will leverage diverse communications strategies to help us scale our impact. S/he will develop appropriate messages to engage the organization’s internal and external target audiences and will manage multi-channel communication outlets, including but not limited to print media, publications, social media, electronic media, conferences, presentations, etc.

    Externally, he/she will actively promote the TJN-A’s work and seek opportunities to share its successes. The Communications campaigns and outreach Manager will develop and distribute materials that convey the organisation’s policies or position on key issues. S/he will monitor and coordinate the organization’s social media efforts and oversee website updates. Other duties may include issuing press releases, coordinating regular blog postings, and working with program staff to draft issue briefs. Internally, the Communications and Campaigns and Outreach Manager will ensure that employees are well-versed and able to speak to the TJN-A’s mission and impact. S/he will participate in trainings on the organization’s brand and vision, as appropriate. S/he will ensure that the information that is disseminated externally permeates our internal audiences.

    The position holder will report to the Executive Director.

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

    Program Development and Planning

    · Lead in the development, review and execution of the TJN-A Communications strategy as part of the broader organisation’s strategic plan

    · Jointly with the programme team support the monitoring of major socio-economic and development issues related to Tax justice and their effects on TJN-A work and provide the TJN-A secretariat with analysis to inform the development and refinement of program, advocacy and communication strategies

    · Keep abreast with global initiatives within the Tax Justice campaign and the international tax agenda and wherever possible, apply them in TJN-A’s communications and media work

    · Ensure the integration of communications and media work in all aspects of Tax justice programming by providing support to TJN-A members, partners and staff

    · Develop annual budget for communication and outreach contribute to the development of overall TJN-A annual budgets and support fundraising

    · Develop and/or contribute to the development of M&E plans and guide MEL activities throughout the communication Unit

    Communications /Campaigns

    Implement and monitor the delivery of the communications and media strategy and plan in collaboration with the Assistant Communications Officer and identifying opportunities that provide platforms for our media work

    · Ensure the development and implementation a clear communications and media protocol for the organization ensuring that this is consistent with the guidelines and principles of TJN-A; Build relationships with the press

    · Lead on the crafting of communication and advocacy messages in coordination with the Deputy Executive Director

    · Jointly with the programme provide support to the conceptualisation, development, and design of external communications including publications, Fact sheets, briefs, blogs, policy briefs, e-mail correspondences, etc.

    · Review all publications produced by the organization to ensure that the TJN-A branding and communication guidelines are uniformly and consistently followed

    · Establish and maintain contacts with national and international media and develop champions of Tax Justice issues through person-to-person advocacy, provision of media briefing kits and other TJN-A materials

    · Monitor news relating to Tax and other development issues from print and broadcast media, and identify possible “tit-for-tat” opportunities for each issue; Review press releases, press briefings, press statements, media and campaign Q&As, and media messages, placing articles in the appropriate media

    · Monitor media coverage of TJN-A’s work in and outside Africa and write and disseminate internal memos on media developments

    · Liaise and maintain contact with TJN-A members and partners in implementing communication activities

    · Conceptualizes and organizes the communication component of the advocacy and/or campaign activities or events that will serve as platforms for highlighting specific tax justice issues and generating support

    · Support the Executive Director and the Deputy Executive Director in maintaining alliances with strategic networks at the national and/or regional levels working on key Tax and development issues

    Program Reporting

    · Produce and compile regular activity reports and updates on the implementation of the planned work activities of the outreach and campaigns

    · Produce timely reports as part of TJN-A’s quarterly, annual and monthly reports

    · Help write and develop campaign literature, drafting speeches and create copy for the campaign sections of the website

    · Develop and manage and execute a clear monitoring and evaluation strategy for the Communication Campaign and outreach Unit

    Human and Financial Resource Management

    · Draw up budgets for communications, campaigns and outreach work and activities, manage spending within budgets, and provide justifications for variances to the Executive Director

    · Supervise and line manage staff in the communication and Campaign unit, ensuring competencies and outputs meet the program’s demands and expectations

    · Implement the department’s selection of consultants/service providers

    QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

    University degree in journalism, development communication, political science or other related field

    REQUIRED COMPETENCES

    · At least 7 years of experience in communications and media work, preferably with a an NGO or CSO working at regional level

    · Experience in managing a diverse team

    · Good understanding of Africa’s development issues and how various social, economic and political issues interact

    · Strong analytical and conceptualization skills and ability to think strategically

    · Ability to work on own initiative to build on and develop the job, combined with the ability to work effectively as part of a team

    · Good interpersonal and communications skills; developed capacity for tact, diplomacy and negotiation

    · Highly developed writing skills; able to write press releases, letters to the editor, country briefs, etc.

    · Proven ability to design effective communication products, lead formulation of communication messages and strategies

    · Strong presentation skills Proven ability to develop relationships with the media, other civil society organizations, and networks

    · Ability to communicate and work in both English and French is a must

    · Good program management skills

    · Highly organized, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines and organize work

    · Proven experience of using MS office application (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and desktop publishing software

    · Must have a high sense of urgency, be result-oriented and a well-developed work ethic

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates who meet the requirements above are requested to submit their detailed CVs alongside a letter of motivation to the following email address by 18th January 2017. The subject line of the email should be Communications Campaigns and Outreach Manager.

    recruit@taxjusticeafrica.net

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    Kenya: Communication Assistant – Nairobi (Kenyan Nationals Only)

    Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 20 Jan 2017

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. The ICRC’s Somalia Delegation in Nairobi implements the institution’s humanitarian activities in Somalia.

    COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT – NAIROBI

    The Communication Assistant (Kenyan-based Resident/National position) will be responsible for ensuring the production of high-volume, high-quality communication products for the Delegation and contributes proactively to the definition of the ICRC’s communication strategy and tools. He/she will be perform the following duties:

    Main Responsibilities:

    · Produces public communication products and feature articles in Somali and in English;

    · Generate high quality social media content for the digital platforms;

    · Collaborates closely with the online editor and the production unit to review and/or correct the edited items;

    · Manages the planning of the productions in collaboration with the Unit members;

    · Maintains, strengthens and expands the network of contact with all journalists interested in information about ICRC activities in Somalia in collaboration with the ICRC Regional Media Officer;

    · Gathers regularly information from the departments and the field;

    · Maintains close contact with ICRC and Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) Communication members;

    · Ensures adequate reporting regarding the field trips;

    · Ensures scanning of media and social media for reports of interest on humanitarian developments in Somalia;

    · Raises awareness of the ICRC, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, SRCS and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) towards all ICRC’s target populations;

    · Organizes and conducts briefings, dissemination sessions, workshops, seminars and public relations events;

    · Accompanies and/or facilitates visits to the field for Media teams contracted locally and/or via ICRC Geneva;

    · Contributes to planning and implementing ICRC’s communication strategy;

    · Contributes to specific departmental reports when necessary;

    · Conducts a proper follow-up on the department’s budget and gives a feedback when required;

    · Contributes to the analysis and understanding of operational environment.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • University degree in Media and Communication, Political Science or Marketing;
    • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a similar field of activity;
    • Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural assigned environment;
    • Fluent in written and spoken Somali and English;
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite;
    • Excellent communication, reporting, analytical and presentation skills;
    • Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural assigned environment;
    • Good knowledge of the social media tools and environment;
    • Ability to work independently and travel frequently to Somalia.

    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their application letter and curriculum vitae to the Head of Human Resources Department, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address sok_hrrec_services@icrc.org. The closing date is 20th January, 2017. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.

    NOTE THAT ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

    *Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.*

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    Senior Copy Editor – Europe based

    Organization: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
    Closing date: 31 Jan 2017

    The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is an international scientific organisation headquartered in Paris, France, with region and country offices in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America and South-East Asia. The focus of our work is on tuberculosis and lung disease, as well as related challenges such as HIV and tobacco control, with emphasis on their impact in low- and middle-income countries.

    Since our founding as a global scientific organisation in 1920, The Union has drawn from the best evidence and the skills, expertise and reach of our staff, consultants and membership in order to advance solutions to the most pressing public health challenges affecting people living in poverty around the world.

    As a scientific organisation, The Union’s approach starts with evidence. We conduct research so that we can know the nature of the challenges we face and their most effective solutions. Through our peer-reviewed journals, our global and regional conferences, and through training courses and technical assistance, we provide platforms for sharing scientific knowledge with stakeholders around the world. And by directly delivering health services and advocating on behalf of those affected by tuberculosis and lung disease, we directly act on the best available scientific knowledge. Know. Share. Act. These principles have driven The Union’s work since its founding.

    For more information about The Union, please visit www.theunion.org

    The Journals of The Union

    The official Journal of the Union, the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD), is a monthly scientific publication, in English, with summaries in French and Spanish. Its Editorial Board, three Editors in chief and some 80 Associate Editors, is international. The IJTLD is now in its 21st volume

    Its sister journal, Public Health Action (PHA), launched in 2011, is an online quarterly publication, in English, also with summaries in French and Spanish.

    The Journals Unit, headed by the Managing Editor, is composed of a team of three in-house staff and one consultant copy-editor.

    The position

    Reporting to the Managing Editor, you will be responsible for copy-editing and proofing articles for the IJTLD. This position offers a part-time consultant contract. Applicants must be native English speakers and based in Europe.

    Main responsibilities

    § Copy-editing prepped manuscripts and checking integrations

    § Proof-reading

    Experience

    § Minimum of 8–10 years’ professional editing experience in an English-language scientific journal

    § Excellent computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Photoshop)

    Personal attributes

    § A native English speaker, preferably with at least a Master’s degree in languages or relevant field

    § A good knowledge of French and/or Spanish an advantage

    § Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills in English

    § Excellent sense of organisation, with a critical eye and attention to detail

    § Excellent time management, essential to ensure that production schedules are respected

    § Ability to prioritise effectively and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

    § Highly self-motivated

    § Good team skills

    How to apply:

    Please send your CV and a cover letter in English, including your expectations to careers.france@theunion.org

    The position will be open until the candidate has been selected for the post. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that first round interviews will be conducted in English.

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    South Sudan: South Sudan: Humanitarian Director

    Organization: Internews Network
    Country: South Sudan
    Closing date: 13 Jan 2017

    SUMMARY

    Internews Network is an international media development organization based in Arcata, CA and Washington, DC whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, and the means to make their voices heard. Internews has been working in South Sudan since 2006 to establish community radio stations across the country, and to train South Sudanese journalists to operate them. We also implement other activities across the sector, including actively working to meet the critical information needs of the South Sudanese communities who have been impacted by the recent conflict.

    Internews has made critical and valuable contributions to the humanitarian space since conflict erupted in South Sudan in December 2013. The Humanitarian Information Service Department currently consists of our Boda Boda Talk Talk (BBTT) projects in UN House, Bor and Bentiu POCs, the Nile FM Radio Station in Malakal POC, a new community radio station in Jamjang/Yida for Sudanese refugees, active CWC advocacy, training and representation with the humanitarian community, and authoring our HIS learning collections. The Humanitarian Director is a visionary leader, who will continue to grow and drive humanitarian work in South Sudan, increase representation of Internews in the humanitarian sector, and expand focus on our Communication with Communities (CWC) work,. The HD will directly supervise the Humanitarian Project Managers of each of the Protection of Civilian sites (POCs), and will set the vision, tone and strategic direction of Internews work within the POCs and throughout the humanitarian sector in South Sudan.

    GENERAL FUNCTION

    The Humanitarian Director is a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) and plays a critical coordination role, as he/she interacts with many departments and activities of the project, as well as across the sector. The HD ensures that CWC methodologies and humanitarian considerations are incorporated into project activities as appropriate. This position reports to the Chief of Party, but closely collaborates with all department heads. The position is based in Juba, South Sudan with occasional travel throughout South Sudan, but is currently operating remotely from Kampala/Nairobi for security considerations.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    General:

    • Provide overall management, vision and direction of the Humanitarian Information Services (HIS) Department, including budget management, technical oversight and quality assurance.
    • Supervise/Manage select staff in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Maintain a structured work-plan for all activities, which is reviewed and updated with the Chief of Party, at minimum on 6 months basis.
    • Attend and actively participate in all SMT, inter-department and partner meetings as required.
    • Liaise closely with all the other Internews departments to support them with CWC expertise and to coordinate activities.
    • Ensure the project is in compliance with all grant and cooperative agreement rules, requirements and regulations, as well as with Internews internal policies and procedures.
    • Ensure all costs charged to the project are allowable, reasonable and correctly allocated.
    • Work closely with the Deputy Chief of Party on budget forecasting, projections and budget tracking.
    • Approach all work and work colleagues with a spirit of collaboration, enthusiasm and professionalism.
    • Liaise with the Senior Director for Humanitarian Programs in London on all matters relate to fundraising, project design, learning and humanitarian coordination.

    Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning:

    • Proactively prepare and assemble timely materials for all reports, including workplans, weekly and monthly activity reports, quarterly, semi-annual and final reports, in compliance with donor guidelines.
    • Work with Chief of Party and MERL team to provide comprehensive draft reports, in English, including all proper M&E data, narrative reports, success stories, quotes and photos.
    • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the region of responsibility, including the local media.
    • Design and create learning documents, white papers and manuals about CwC in South Sudan; lessons learned from activities and projects implemented in South Sudan; AAP and any other topic relevant to the work of the HIS Department in the country.
    • Work closely with the MERL department for the drafting and distribution of the weekly sites specific newsletter and the monthly HIS newsletter.
    • Work with the MERL department on the design and implementation of the HIS Information Needs Assessments; the Social Network Analysis and any other research related project.

    Communication with Communities and Humanitarian Coordination:

    • Expand presence in regional and national level cluster representation, ensuring Internews continues to have a seat at the table for discussions and decisions around priorities in the humanitarian response.
    • Attend all Cluster meetings in Juba, and in particular the Protection Cluster, the CCCM cluster and the WASH cluster.
    • Continue to pioneer new program approaches, projects and activities to maintain and grow Internews as a leading, innovative partner doing critical humanitarian work.
    • Lead in designing, advocating and implementing the Internews South Sudan Approach to CWC and Accountability in various forums and using multiple channels (trainings, presentations, website, papers and articles).
    • Provide trainings and presentations to agencies, and utilize consultants for additional support as needed.
    • Drive CWC in all programming by supporting multi-channel communications to deliver better accountability to communities affected by the conflict (including the BBTT HIS projects and other feedback mechanisms for communities and agencies to develop).
    • Design, create and implement training modules, materials and tools to train humanitarian aid agencies in speaking to the media, and in particular how to share information specifically with effected communities.
    • Train humanitarian agencies on CWC techniques and strategies to improve community engagement and mobilization.
    • Lead coordination with the CDAC network and the OCHA CWC forums in South Sudan.
    • Lead relationships with humanitarian partners (UN and NGO) and with UNMISS to strategize about the implementation of CwC in their area of operation.

    Projects Management:

    • Manage Humanitarian Project Managers (HPM) who deliver day-to-day management of the Humanitarian Information Service BBTT projects in Juba, Bor, Bentiu and Malakal and any other locations which may arise.
    • Work closely with the Humanitarian Journalism Trainers (HJT) and HPMs to ensure that all training needs for staff of the POCs and other humanitarian projects are met.
    • Lead the HJTs in building capacity of the national training staff as needed, to ensure best practices in CWC are learned by all Internews training staff.
    • Actively support HPMs in all fields locations in coordinating with local partners, including UNOCHA and UNMISS.
    • Oversee the recruitment and work of consultants when required to support program needs.
    • Work closely with the Security Director to oversee and build preparedness and security measures for staff living and working in each of the program sites of operation.
    • Work closely with the Operations Department to ensure all necessary items are procured for proper program implementation.
    • Oversee program and administration, HR, contracts and finance.
    • Deliver regular (e.g., weekly M&E) program reports and newsletters
    • Ensure complete archives are kept of all programs, scripts and other program deliverables

    Refugee Project and Coordination with UNHCR:

    • Manage the Humanitarian Project Manager who delivers day-to-day management of the “Creating a Humanitarian Information System for Refugees in Ajuong Thok” project funded by BPRM in Jamjang and Yida.
    • Attend the Refugee Coordination Meetings organization by UNHCR in Juba
    • Liaise with UNHCR in Juba and with BPRM in Ethiopia on all matters regarding the implementation of the Jamjang project.

    Fundraising:

    • Lead in the growth and development of the humanitarian program by seeking funding opportunities, writing proposals, and conducting advocacy for Internews humanitarian work.
    • Lead in proposal development work with CHF (Common Humanitarian Fund) and CERF (Central Emergency Response Fund).
    • Liaise closely with other departments on CHF or CERF project development.

    Representation:

    • Represent Internews in all relevant coordination fora and through bilateral interaction with key partners, and ensue a wide representation of community voices are heard effectively in all forums, including OCHA (both national, regional and internationally) World Humanitarian Day, World Humanitarian Summit, CCCM Cluster meetings and other international events.
    • Under the guidance of the Chief of Party liaise with the relevant USAID counterparts for everything related to the Humanitarian program in South Sudan, including preparing briefs and project reports; collecting data on the beneficiaries; representing Internews South Sudan in the relevant meetings; and any other task request by the CoP.
    • Maintain and update a database with relevant contacts in Juba and in all field sites.
    • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential task.

    • Relevant university degree in media, communication, international development, or humanitarian sector.
    • Experience in leading projects, including budget management, reporting and M&E.
    • Extensive experience in, and understanding of, the UN Cluster system, Peacekeeping Operations, humanitarian agencies, and relief and development work.
    • Experience in leading and coordinating teams and staff; proven manager with ability to coordinate, supervise and motivate individual staff and teams.
    • Experience in Communication with Communities (CwC), with a strong focus on the feedback loop from the communities into the humanitarian system.
    • A solid background in journalism and/or communications for development.
    • Experience in designing and writing proposals.
    • Strong communication and diplomatic skills.
    • Proven ability to develop and monitor work plans and training plans.
    • Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations and grants administration is highly desirable.
    • Must be computer literate (Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet).
    • Experience living and working in Africa and in conflict environments.
    • Ability to adjust to shifting political circumstances and adapt programming accordingly.
    • Sensitivity to cross-cultural dynamics in the work place.
    • Must be self-reliant, resourceful, good problem-solver, good humored, and flexible.
    • Ability to travel within and spend extended time in the field, with limited facilities, often under harsh conditions.
    • Fluency in English.

    Benefits Information:

    This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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    Mexico: Community Engagement Administrator – Guadalajara

    Organization: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
    Country: Mexico
    Closing date: 31 Jan 2017

    The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is an international scientific organisation headquartered in Paris, France, with region and country offices in the Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America and South-East Asia regions. The focus of our work is on tuberculosis and lung disease, as well as related challenges such as HIV and tobacco control, with emphasis on their impact in low- and middle-income countries.

    Since our founding as a global scientific organisation in 1920, The Union has drawn from the best evidence and the skills, expertise and reach of our staff, consultants and membership in order to advance solutions to the most pressing public health challenges affecting people living in poverty around the world.

    As a scientific organisation, The Union’s approach starts with evidence. We conduct research so that we can know the nature of the challenges we face and their most effective solutions. Through our peer-reviewed journals, our global and regional conferences, and through training courses and technical assistance, we provide platforms for sharing scientific knowledge with stakeholders around the world. And by directly delivering health services and advocating on behalf of those affected by tuberculosis and lung disease, we directly act on the best available scientific knowledge. Know. Share. Act. These principles have driven The Union’s work since its founding.

    For more information about The Union, please visit www.theunion.org.

    The position:

    The Union is seeking qualified candidates for the post of Community Engagement Administrator for the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Guadalajara, Mexico, October 11-14, 2017. The post holder will report to the Gobal Director of Conferences and Summits. The role of the Community Engagement Administrator is to engage and support local and international community based organisations to create a diverse, dynamic and vibrant community driven space, where lung health advocates, conference delegates and the general public gather to meet, share and learn from each other. The Community area with its open access to the city and conference participants provides a critical bridge between the scientific sessions and the “real world”.

    Starting ASAP, the position would be based in the host city, Guadalajara.

    Competitive remuneration offered.

    Responsibilities:

    · Work with the civil society representatives on the Union Board and the CCSA (and with civil society entities designated by the Local Partner (collectively “the Community Engagement Group) to build on learning from the previous conference to and improve the format and function of the area.

    · In conjunction with the conference communication team and local partners, developing local / national marketing strategies to raise awareness about the conference in the broader public

    · In close collaboration with the Conference Secretariat and the Community Engagement Group, oversee the submission, review and selection process for organizations interested in participating or exhibiting in space

    · Designing the layout of the space to accommodate all accepted exhibition and marketplace proposals

    · Developing the programme schedule within the space to balance learning sessions, cultural activities and networking.

    · Supporting and expanding the involvement of bodies dedicated to health promotion (specifically lung health organisations) from across Mexico

    · Liaising with local public health entities to promote and facilitate their participation; blood drives, introduction seminars to TB, counselling sessions, etc

    · Connecting with various tourism and promotion organisations to bring in local businesses and cultural activities (e.g. http://www.visitmexico.com/en/guadalajara )

    · Identifying grants or sponsorship opportunities for scholarships and defraying costs

    · Working with local youth and student groups, where relevant, to engage them in the space

    · Ensure that partners are using the correct logos, letter head, branding

    Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

    Essential

    · Degree in Community Development or related qualification and/or at least 10 years’ experience of community engagement/development

    · Experience of events planning/coordination, project management, programming or similar multi-functional role

    · Exceptional relationship building and management skills

    · Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    · Excellent people skills; helpful and approachable

    · Strong consultation and interpersonal skills

    · Capacity to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment with tact and diplomacy

    · Proficiency in Microsoft Office Package (Excel, Work, Outlook)

    · Identifies with The Union’s Mission and Vision statements, and Core Values – Quality, Accountability, Independence and Solidarity

    · Valid Mexican Work Permit

    Desirable

    · Experience of working in an international environment, ideally in the public health sector and with an understanding of The Union’s core areas of work

    · Experience with translation would be a plus

    How to apply:

    If you are interested in applying for this post please send your CV and cover letter to hr@theunion.org.

    The position will be open until the candidate has been selected for the post. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that first round interviews will be conducted in English.

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    Switzerland: Cross Media Campaigning Manager

    Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 08 Jan 2017

    Do you want to help save lives and change minds as part the worlds largest humanitarian network?

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is a global membership organisation comprising National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world. Through 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and 17 million volunteers, the IFRC network is present in virtually every community, reaching more than 160 million people every year with life-saving and life-changing support.

    The Communications and Community Engagement Department is part the Partnerships Division, and comprises four teams, including the Cross Media Campaigning team. Together, these teams advocate for local communities, vulnerable groups, and people in need.

    The Manager of Cross Media Campaigning is a member of the department management team and leads a small team of communication officers.

    About you

    You are strategic planner and creative doer who loves to spread world-changing ideas through innovative communication. You will work across IFRCs media platforms including web, social, print and design to develop and execute integrated campaigns that advance communications priorities and achieve goals.

    You will work with departments, regions and reference centres to develop a global cross media campaigning strategy and package technical advice and expertise for cross media campaigning and distribution.

    You will lead on transforming and growing IFRCs web and social media into integrated and leading humanitarian platforms that promote engagement and participation in IFRC and members humanitarian priorities and advocate for local communities, vulnerable groups and people in need

    Key Responsibilities

    · Lead the development, coordination and execution of IFRC’s Cross media campaigning strategy

    · Manage a coherent and strategically focused production and distribution campaigning environment across IFRC

    · Foster a culture of digital innovation and leadership across IFRC

    · Be a role model in inspiring, leading and managing a productive, positive and high-performing team

    Education

    · Advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent) in communication, international relations, journalism, development studies or related field, or first level university degree with significant relevant experience

    Experience

    · 10 years working experience in a humanitarian, development, policy, government or related sector including at least three years managing teams.

    · Demonstrated professional experience in an international or cross-cultural environment with a focus on multi-channel communication or campaigning

    Knowledge, skills and languages

    · Extensive knowledge of systems, techniques and methodologies used

    · for campaigning including large-scale social media experience

    · Results oriented and demand driven, ability to set clear goals and measure progress towards achieving them

    · Demonstrated leadership and management skills, including the ability to lead within a matrix management structure and utilise talent and experience of team members in a productive way

    · Outstanding networking, representational and communication skills; an ability to be proactive and persuasive

    · Experience leading communication activities in a complex environment

    · Demonstrated track record in innovating, contributing to a learning culture, sharing knowledge and new approaches to engaging partners

    · Professional credibility, able to work effectively at all levels across the organisation

    · Proven good judgment and ability to work with complete integrity and confidentiality

    · High degree of discretion, tact and sensitivity in dealing with internal and external clients and stakeholders on politically and culturally sensitive issues

    · Ability to work within a multi-cultural, multilingual, multidisciplinary environment

    · Fluent written and spoken English.

    How to apply:

    If you are interested, click here on Manager, Cross Media Campaigning for a full job description. The position is open to application on our website until November 08th 2016. Apply to the position of Manager, Cross Media Campaigning

    For more information on IFRC, including our mission and principles, visit www.ifrc.org

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    United States of America: Youth Communications Intern

    Organization: Global Health Fellows Program
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 29 Dec 2016

    Global Health Fellows Program II

    Youth Communications Intern

    Service Delivery Improvement Division, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development

    Anticipated timeframe: January 2017 – March 2017: Compensated 12 week internship

    Location: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA

    INT-P6-005

    The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

    GHFP-II’s goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency’s immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual working planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available.

    Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency’s ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health.

    BACKGROUND:

    USAID advances and supports voluntary family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) programs in more than 45 countries across the globe. Since the mid-1960s, USAID has been the leading donor in international family planning – both in terms of financial resources and technical leadership. With more than 225 million women worldwide with an unmet need, increasing access to FP is vital to safe motherhood and healthy families.

    Increasingly, USAID is focusing on the reproductive health and family planning needs of adolescents and youth. Today’s population of youth is the largest generation of adolescents ever. USAID aims to support adolescents and youth to engage in healthy behaviors that include increased use of contraception so as to delay first pregnancy to at least age 18 and ensure birth to pregnancy intervals of at least 24 months. With limited global resources and tremendous demand, it is critical that policies and programs are evidence-based and that donors, programmers and policy makers have access to multiple channels of information, resources and guidance on adolescent reproductive health.

    As the largest bilateral donor, USAID’s work in family planning, youth and adolescents is highly visible throughout the US Government (USG) and the international community. USAID’s communications efforts are critical for informing internal and external audiences – including key decision makers like the US Congress – about USAID’s work with adolescents and youth. With growing public understanding of the importance of engaging youth in global development efforts including health and family planning, it is essential to ensure high quality information about adolescent reproductive health and family planning originates from the Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) and is linked across the agency.

    INTRODUCTION:

    The Youth Communications Intern (Intern) will work closely with the Service Delivery Improvement (SDI) Youth Advisors, the Youth Technical Team and the Communications Team in PRH, within the Bureau for Global Health (GH). S/he will focus on developing and populating a youth-specific webpage as part of the PRH website. As part of this effort, s/he will conduct an inventory of tools and resources that have been developed in the last five years by USAID funded activities. These resources will be used to populate the webpage.

    The Chief of the SDI Division will serve as the Onsite Manager, and the Intern will receive technical guidance from the Senior Youth Advisor. As relevant, s/he will coordinate with the Senior Strategic Communications, Outreach and Public Affairs Advisor and Communications Intern.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    • Gaining experience in communicating about USAID’s adolescent reproductive health and family planning programs in an online format (webpage, social media).
    • Gaining a greater understanding of adolescent reproductive health, family planning and positive youth development programs supported by USAID.
    • Deepening skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure.

    ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Collaborating with OSM, USAID technical teams and partner organizations to inventory tools, frameworks, materials, and youth focused activities that address adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) to be featured on the web page.
    • In coordination with OSM and the Office of Country Support, reaching out to missions to obtain information on ASRH programs implemented at the country level, present and share the findings to the SDI team for their input and approval.
    • Partnering with the PRH Communications Team, Youth Technical Team and USAID partner Knowledge Management Services to design and populate a youth page as part of the overall PRH website that highlights USAID leadership.
    • Assisting with the creation of social media content to promote USAID’s work in FP and adolescents, including tweets, Facebook posts, blogs, Twitter chats and other materials relevant for an online audience as requested.
    • Attending programmatic-related events within and outside USAID as requested.
    • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern’s own interests.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Currently enrolled master’s or other post-bachelor’s degree candidate in public health, with emphasis on family planning and reproductive health; or, completion of such within the past 12 months.
    • Experience in adolescent reproductive health (research, programs, etc.) preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience with and/or knowledge of public affairs and communications, especially health communications. Demonstrated proficiency in HTML, web design, or graphic design preferred.
    • Ability to produce content on tight deadlines.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • US citizenship or US permanent residency required.

    COMPENSATION:

    $1,826 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position).

    How to apply:

    Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at www.ghfp.net. All applications must be submitted by December 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm eastern time.

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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Digital Communications Officer – Partnerships and Entertainment

    Organization: War Child UK
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 09 Jan 2017

    Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

    Reports to: Head of Digital

    Working with

    The role involves working closely with the following stakeholders

    · Staff in the Advocacy & Communications Directorate

    · Staff in the Fundraising Directorate, specifically our corporate partnerships and entertainment teams

    Overview

    War Child is striving for a world where children’s lives are no longer torn apart by war.We are the only specialist charity for children in conflict, delivering high-impact programmes that are rebuilding lives across Afghanistan, Iraq, Jordan, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Central African Republic. We understand children’s needs, respect their rights, and put them at the centre of the solution – from supporting Syrian children to access education, to reintegrating child soldiers in the Central African Republic and working on juvenile justice in Afghanistan.

    We aim to reach children early in the conflict cycle and stay to support them through their recovery, providing education and protection services and building longer-term livelihood opportunities. We support children to deal with the traumas of armed conflict, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to go back to school, and providing training to young people so they can support themselves.

    We believe that children and young people know what matters to them and that their voices and demands should be heard – we work with them to build their confidence as advocates and to mobilise others to take action in support of them. Through standing by these principles War Child plays a unique role in helping children and young people to overcome the devastating impact of conflict.

    Purpose of Post

    The Digital Communications Officer will sit in the Digital Communications team, as part of our expanding Advocacy & Communications department. You’ll be at the frontline of our online communications with supporters, fundraisers, campaigners and wider audiences.
    We’re looking for someone who is passionate about digital communications; particularly social media channels. You’ll have a strong understanding of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, blogs, and emerging trends. You’ll also be comfortable and competent with website content management systems, analytical data, and online research.

    The Digital Communications Officer will support the Head of Digital in delivering strategies to support our partnerships and entertainment strands – including our growing work with the gaming industry, our valuable corporate partnerships, our entertainment loyalty programme and our legendary music events.

    You will also provide support, advice and insight regarding content and audiences to support these efforts.

    This is an exciting and varied role in one of the UK’s fastest-growing and most innovative charities.

    We want to identify and exploit the potential opportunities which present themselves by having a strong and informed team which can react to the fast-moving digital communications landscape, creating excellent content that resonates with the right audiences and expands our digital reach.

    A) Job Specification: Task and responsibilites:

    · Work with colleagues across our Corporate Partnerships, and Music & Entertainment teams to devise digital strategies that expand the online reach and impact of these initiatives.

    · Manage the development of a steady stream of engaging and sharable content (particularly for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), replying to/moderating comments, sharing/retweeting content from other users, and identifying/engaging target profiles and accounts.

    · Produce website content and update website pages which are dedicated to Partnership and Entertainment projects.

    · Devising strategies to utilise our partnerships to engage more followers and supporters – and increasing the conversion of engagement to donation.

    · Advise Head of Digital and colleagues regarding marketing spend on digital channels i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, media sites and so on.

    · Stay abreast of, and advise others regarding, social media trends and developments, producing regular and timely reports on social media reach, impact, and influence in the areas this role manages.

    · Work closely with the Press and PR team to fully exploit opportunities to promote our digital content via mainstream media channels, and help to develop partnerships with media outlets to increase our online reach.

    · Deal with ad-hoc requests from colleagues for digital content.

    · Write or edit other web pages when required.

    · Manage external designers, agencies, and projects, if required.

    B) Person specification – Essential Criteria:

    War Child’s office is a lively and fast-paced environment made up of a team of extremely dedicated staff. We’re looking for someone who can fit in well and bring their personality, creativity and professionalism to our communications and the wider charity.

    Experience and mandatory criteria:

    Demonstrable experience of:

    · Devising targeted digital strategies that expand organisational reach, impact and income.

    · Managing, growing and nurturing online communities; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blogs or other interactive web platforms.

    · Harnessing the latest trends and developments in social media to engage new audiences and deepen engagement with existing audiences.

    · Using Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, Twitter cards and/or other digital marketing channels to expand reach, impact and income.

    · Advising and reporting on digital communications impact and outcomes.

    · Managing and producing digital content to encourage supporters to engage and donate.

    · Producing digital content as part of a wider organisational strategy or project.

    · Using search engines and other online tools to research topics.

    · Right to work in the UK

    Competencies (Soft Skills):

    · Excellent writing, editing and proof-reading skills.

    · Strong knowledge of the latest trends/developments in social media.

    · Good knowledge of content management systems.

    · Good understanding of UK/NGO sector digital landscape.

    · Ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks and requests, and respond flexibly as urgency requires.

    · Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

    · Creative, results-oriented and problem solving approach to work.

    · Willingness to work long or anti-social hours on occasion, where time off in lieu is agreed.

    · IT literate with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRM systems.

    Desirable Criteria:

    · Photography, audio/visual editing skills.

    · Experience of working with creative agencies.

    · Ability to speak a second language (French or Arabic preferable).

    C) Contract Terms

    Post: Permanent

    Working Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

    Probation: 6 months

    Start date: February 2017

    Location: London, UK

    Salary: £26,008 – £29,870 per annum (depending upon experience)

    Leave: 28 days pa pro-rata, increasing by one day for each year’s service up to a maximum of 5 additional days

    Pension: All eligible employees are automatically enrolled into a Group Personal Pension Plan. Contributions will be made on a salary exchange basis as follows: employees contribute a minimum of 3% of basic monthly salary to receive a contribution of 5% from War Child.

    Other: As defined in standard War Child contract terms

    How to apply:

    · Download the Application Pack and complete the Application Form (Please note that individual CVs will not be accepted).

    · Send all completed application forms to recruitment@warchild.org.uk

    · All completed application forms must reach War Child by 11:59pm on Monday 9 January 2017

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    Switzerland: Communications Officer (Paid Internship)

    Organization: Flowminder Foundation
    Country: Switzerland
    Closing date: 08 Jan 2017

    Communications Officer (Paid Internship) – Geneva (Switzerland)

    The Flowminder Foundation

    The Flowminder Foundation is a non-profit organisation registered in Stockholm (Sweden) with staff in Geneva (Switzerland) and Southampton (UK). Our mission is to improve public health and welfare in low- and middle-income countries. We collect, aggregate, integrate and analyse anonymous mobile operator data, satellite and household survey data. We often work with extremely large datasets, composed of billions of data points. Our analyses enable us to map the distributions and characteristics of vulnerable populations in low- and middle-income countries. The data we provide are global public goods. We work with governments, intergovernmental organizations and NGOs. We help save lives by providing analyses and decision support to all relevant parties, based on our latest academic advances.

    Read more about Flowminder at www.flowminder.org

    and about Flowminder in the media: www.flowminder.org/news

    and: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hY9g0kPi8BA

    The Position

    The Communications Officer will act as the focal point for all communications-related activities within Flowminder and will develop and implement communications strategies in coordination with the Executive Director and line managers. The Communications Officer is a new position within the organization with room to grow and develop. The position is a 6-month paid internship, that could lead to employment depending on individual performance and funding.

    Role Description

    • In coordination with the Executive Director, design the overall Flowminder communication strategy, programs and activities, and execute them

    • Coordinate communications across multiple platforms including print, web, social media and event in order to increase awareness of Flowminder’s mission and activities

    • Produce and edit content to develop and maintain the website, internet presence, newsletter, marketing materials and annual reports

    • Liaise with Executive Director and line managers on how to frame Flowminder expertise and track record in interesting and engaging ways

    • Liaise with external service suppliers, such as web design and communications agencies

    • Develop expertise and skills through self-training, networking and benchmarking. Identify best practices in nonprofit communication management and implement them

    • Monitor and evaluate impact of communication activities using relevant tools

    Education

    • Master’s degree in Communications or Marketing, alternatively in a relevant field in which Flowminder works (international development, international relations, global health or humanitarian response) with documented relevant experience in Communications

    Experience

    • Previous significant experience in communications-related work for a development, humanitarian or research organisation, preferably in an international environment

    • Demonstrated experience in developing communications across various platforms, including web and social media

    • Demonstrated experience in designing, producing and editing electronic and printed materials and content

    Competences

    Required:

    • Native speaker in English is a requirement

    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English

    • Ability to think strategically in terms of communications needs and setup

    • Capacity to work on own initiative

    • Capacity to work effectively as a team member in a multicultural environment

    • Robust computer skills

    • Advanced knowledge in utilizing and developing presence on social media platforms relevant to the target audience

    Desirable:

    • Knowledge of measurement tools such as Google Analytics to monitor and evaluate impact

    • Knowledge of social media management dashboards, blogging platforms, email marketing software

    • Graphic design skills (InDesign/Photoshop)

    Conditions

    • Start date: January 2017

    • Duration: The position is a 6-month internship, that could lead to employment depending on individual performance and funding

    • Remuneration: Paid internship

    • This position is full-time (40 hours/week) and based in Geneva, Switzerland. Occasional trips abroad.

    • Only Swiss and eligible EU citizens, or those with a valid work permit for Switzerland will be considered

    How to apply:

    Deadline for applications: Application will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please apply as soon as possible but no later than January 8th, 2017.

    Please submit all applications only by email to “ careers@flowminder.org ” stating “FLCO_2017” in the subject line of the email.

    Please submit your CV and cover letter in ONE file and name the file with your LAST NAME.

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    Netherlands: Intern Annual Report – Amsterdam

    Organization: Spark
    Country: Netherlands
    Closing date: 02 Feb 2017

    SPARK is a growing, young, dynamic development NGO with 80 staff members in offices in Amsterdam, Belgrade, Bujumbura, Juba, Kigali, Monrovia, Mitrovica, Pristina and Ramallah. SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship, so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict society into prosperity. *
    SPARK is achieving its mission by organizing business plan competitions, business skills training, SME coaching & mentoring, business incubation, SME financing, intensive higher vocational summer courses, curriculum development and quality assurance at universities and higher vocational education institutions. *
    SPARK is currently looking for an:

    Intern Annual Report

    The intern will focus on producing and editing content for SPARK’s Annual Report 2016. In addition, the intern will help out with communication and everyday tasks around the Amsterdam office.

    SPARK offers the Intern the opportunity to work with a young team across various countries, and to challenge him/herself within the context of a vibrant and growing NGO.

    **
    Main tasks and Responsibilities:**

    · Assist in decision making regarding all aspects of the Annual Report 2016.

    · Approach SPARK staff across all of SPARK’s offices to collect content for the Annual report

    · You will be the lead writer for the Annual Report. As such you need to write text for the annual report, but will also have to edit texts written by others

    · Edit the content for the Annual report

    · Help out with general communication / office tasks

    Requirements and Skills:

    · BA or MA degree (or other relevant education);

    · Excellent English language skills

    · Excellent editing and writing skills

    · Good communication and social skills and the ability to work in a multicultural setting;

    · Proven organizational skills and the ability to work independently;

    · Availability for (a minimum of) 24 hours per week

    · Preferably available from late January or February 2015 for a period of four months

    · Working permit for the Netherlands

    SPARK Offers:

    · International and dynamic working experience;

    · Remuneration of 350 euros (based on full-time/40 hours);

    · On-the-job training opportunities;

    How to apply:

    To apply, email your CV and letter of motivation in English to vacancy[at]spark-online.org with Reference: Annual Report internship.

    For further information about the vacancy, contact Simon van Melick or Kaan Ozdurak at +31 (0)20 7530311.

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    United States of America: Technical Communications Consultant Social Marketing Evidence Base

    Organization: Population Services International
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 12 Jan 2017

    Technical communications consultant – social marketing evidence base

    Strategic Research & Evaluation

    Based in Washington, DC

    No international travel required

    Reports to the Deputy Director, SR&E

    Who we are

    We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

    There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

    Join us!

    The Strategic Research & Evaluation team fills evidence gaps around the effectiveness of social marketing to influence policy, practice, and funding. We’re responsible for evaluating “what works”.

    We recently completed a systematic review of the literature on the effectiveness of social marketing interventions in five health areas: HIV, reproductive health, child health, malaria, and tuberculosis. We seek a consultant with excellent technical communications, writing and interpersonal skills and attention to detail to help us develop and implement a communications plan to disseminate the results of our work. This will involve creating new content for PSI’s website and developing other communications products that are tailored to diverse audiences.

    The ideal candidate will be available in late 2016 and have a background in technical public health communications. S/he will be able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks, while working with minimal supervision and following through on assignments. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest in global health research. Position length is 3 months.

    Sound like you? Read on.

    Your contribution

    In this role the Consultant will:

    • In consultation with SR&E colleagues, identify audiences and messages to accompany research findings
    • Select appropriate and compelling channels for communications, including briefs, blog posts, and infographics, to effectively reach audiences
    • Synthesize complex research findings to produce tailored communications for different audiences, ranging from technical expert to layperson
    • With PSI’s external relations department and web developer, create content for and implement updates to the PSI website
    • Develop a communications plan which synthesizes messages, audiences, communications products, and channels into a detailed workplan for implementation by consultant and SR&E
    • Consultant is expected to work in Q1 of 2017.

    What are we looking for?

    The basics

    • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant work experience
    • Demonstrated experience developing communications plans. Experience in health communications preferred
    • Experience writing technical documents (research briefs, learning notes, program reports)
    • Ability to synthesize information into meaningful messages for various audiences
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively with others
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Knowledge of or keen interest in global health

    What would get us excited?

    • Demonstrated research, knowledge translation, and/or data visualization experience
    • Skilled at delivering results on short timelines
    • Ability to think strategically and prioritize competing demands
    • Experience with WordPress or similar web platforms

    PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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    Apply Here

    How to apply:

    Apply Online

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    Democratic Republic of the Congo: Video on Conflict Transformation Support, USAID/DRC Solutions for Peace and Recovery, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Organization: Management Systems International
    Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Closing date: 12 Jan 2017

    Vidéo sur la Transformation de Conflit, USAID/DRC Solutions for Peace and

    Recovery, République Démocratique du Congo

    Résume du Projet :
    Le but du projet Solutions pour Paix et Rétablissement (SPR), qui sera mis en œuvre dans l’est de la RDC (Nord-Kivu et Sud-Kivu), est d’accroitre la cohésion sociale par l’inclusion des femmes et des groups marginalisés. SPR fournira également l’USAID/RDC avec la capacité de répondre aux opportunités dynamiques et uniques pour renforcer la paix, prévenir ou aider à la reprise d’un conflit dans les zones qui sont stratégiquement importants pour la stabilité de l’est de la RDC.

    **** A noter : Citoyens de la RDC sont encouragés d’appliquer ****

    Objectif du projet Vidéo de SPR :
    Dans l’introduction de SPR, les exécuteurs du projet chercheront à encourager l’appropriation du projet parmi les intervenant cibles et des bénéficiaires potentiels. Dans le cadre d’encourager l’appropriation, SPR cherche à inspirer et motive les intervenants d’être participants actifs dans les recherches, disséquer, analyser et co-créer des solutions aux conflits les plus difficiles qui tourmentent leurs communautés. Une vidéo de 10 minutes qui capte l’histoire d’une communauté qui a réussi dans la transformation de conflits débilitant en paix durable est ainsi propose pour cet objectif. Les objectifs relatifs de cette vidéo sont les suivantes ;

    • Réaliser une vidéo de 10 minutes qui capte une histoire de transformation de conflit dans la communauté de Bulenga en Kalehe, Sud Kivu (1.5heures par la route de Goma) ;
    • La vidéo doit être de type documentaire avec des commentaires des différents intervenants dans le succès de Bulenga le quel chaque intervenant rapporte une partie de l’histoire ;
    • Les femmes et les groupes marginalises devraient figurer en bonne place de l’histoire ;
    • L’histoire devrait donner une image claire et graphique du conflit auquel la communauté a été confrontée dès le départ ainsi que ses causes ;
    • L’histoire doit saisir les moments clés qui ont marqué des points tournants dans le processus de transformation ;
    • L’histoire devrait aussi saisir les avantages et les dividendes dont les communautés ont bénéficié en raison de la paix ;
    • La vidéo doit saisir le paysage de la communauté ;
    • Tous les sujets devraient être interviewés en langue vernaculaire locale ;
    • La vidéo devrait avoir des sous-titrages en français au moment du lancement (et plus tard en anglais) ;
    • La voix du narrateur doit être en swahili avec sous-titres français ;
    • And La vidéo sera utilisée à la fois lors du lancement du SPR et ensuite par la suite dans les communautés ciblées dans le cadre du processus visant à introduire le SPR dans les communautés et à former les parties prenantes à l’analyse des conflits ; et
    • Une trousse d’outils complémentaire sera conçue pour aider les communautés ciblées à déballer et à analyser le conflit. Deux vidéos sont donc proposées – une version longue et une version courte. La version courte serait montrée lors du lancement et la version longue utilisée comme outil éducatif pour les communautés ciblées.

    Public vise

    1. Lancement
      Le public comprendra des représentants du gouvernement des Etats Unis, dont le Chef Adjoint de la Mission des États-Unis en RDC, le directeur de l’USAID et d’autres hauts fonctionnaires, des hauts fonctionnaires du gouvernement de la RDC, des représentants locaux de la résolution de conflits, Les ONG axes sur les femmes et les droits de l’homme, Les ONGI de la consolidation de la paix et de développement, les organisations religieuses impliquées dans la résolution des conflits et le personnel du SPR
    2. Communauté
      Sera compris des membres de la communauté en général, ainsi que les responsables locaux et les chefs traditionnels
    3. Encadreur CSOs & stagiaires
      Voici où la vidéo sera présentée avec la trousse d’outils complémentaire et sera utilisée pour aider les facilitateurs locaux à démontrer comment les conflits sont recherchés et analysés. Il sera d’abord présenté aux formateurs comme un outil de formation et ensuite par des ateliers dans lesquels les CSOs et les communautés seront orientées vers la recherche et l’analyse des conflits.

    Les objectives de la consultation
    La vidéo comprendra un récit qui peint une image du conflit initial dans Bulenga alternant avec des commentaires des intervenant pertinentes. Tout au long de la vidéo, il devrait y avoir une alternance entre la voix du narrateur et la voix des acteurs de la communauté qui démêlent lentement l’histoire de la transformation du conflit de Bulenga. La vidéo sera d’abord montrée lors du lancement du projet SPR puis affichée par la suite dans les communautés cibles.

    Méthodologie
    Conformément à un calendrier convenu en consultation avec l’équipe de direction de SPR et les partenaires d’exécution, le consultant devra :

    • Assistez à une séance d’information avec le personnel de SPR par rapport à l’arrivée dans le pays ;
    • Voyage au site pour la capture de la vidéo du site et des entrevues ;
    • Entretiens avec des participants de la communauté ;
    • Des interviews de films avec d’autres acteurs clés soit à Bulenga soit à Bukavu / Goma ; Y compris le personnel de SPR et les experts en consolidation de la paix et ceux qui peuvent parler des dividendes que la paix peut apporter aux communautés ;
    • Prenez une série de photos des participants, des membres de la communauté et d’autres personnes ;
    • Recueillir des séquences vidéo contextuelles ; et
    • Travailler avec le personnel de SPR pour développer les éléments de la boîte à outils

    Livrables

    • D’ici le 25 janvier, réaliser une vidéo de 10 minutes documentant l’histoire de la transformation des conflits dans Bulenga et les avantages découlant de l’avènement de la paix.
    • D’ici le 15 février, réaliser une vidéo de 20 minutes à des fins éducatives en utilisant le même matériel que celui utilisé pour réaliser la vidéo plus courte.
    • Fournir des images brutes de toutes les interviews de vidéo réalisées
    • Indiquer la répartition des jours de montage dans le flux de travail et entreprendre l’édition des photos et de la vidéo avec le membre du personnel affecté à SPR pour s’assurer que les séries de correction sont inclues
    • Produire au moins 20 photos de haute qualité, y compris des photos contextuelles, des prises de vue de Bulenga
    • Produire un minimum de 40 photos non éditées de Bulenga ainsi que d’autres endroits où les représentants des CSOs et les experts sont interviewés.
    • Image ébauche d’un outil complémentaire travaillant étroitement avec le personnel de SPR qui travaillera sur le récit.

    Durée
    La consultation aura lieu entre le 27 décembre et le 15 février 2017.

    Qualifications :

    • Expérience démonstrative et production de courts métrages et de vidéos conçus pour communiquer des analyses politiques, des perspectives communautaires et des recommandations politiques ;
    • Expérience dans le tournage, l’édition, la photographie et la production, de préférence dans les pays touchés par des conflits ou les communautés vulnérables ;
    • Une compréhension ferme des risques associés au travail dans les pays touchés par les conflits ainsi que la volonté de mener le travail d’une manière culturellement sensible et éthique ; et
    • Une bonne compréhension des questions de sécurité / paix et de prévention des conflits dans le contexte de la RDC.

    Le procedure de postuler
    Les candidats intéressés doivent soumettre un CV, une lettre de motivation et des échantillons de travaux antérieurs démontrant leur aptitude à remplir ce rôle d’ici le 19 décembre 2016. Veuillez inclure une note conceptuelle avec un plan de travail proposé, et votre disponibilité.

    Video on Conflict Transformation Support,

    USAID/DRC Solutions for Peace and Recovery,

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Project Summary:
    The SPR goal is to increase social cohesion through inclusion of women and marginalized groups in communities in seven priority territories throughout North and South Kivu in eastern DRC. Three hypotheses support the SPR team’s approach towards achieving the project goal. First, if communities in eastern Congo are enabled to analyze conflict, they will develop processes that will produce effective solutions. Second, if Congolese women and marginalized groups are given the skills and opportunities to participate in community-based decision-making, their participation will result in better and more sustainable solutions. Third, if community decision-making is inclusive and participatory, it will result in better solutions and greater social cohesion. These hypotheses or theories of change drive SPR project objectives:

    • Community stakeholders identify and accept and solutions to specific drivers of conflict,
    • Participatory solutions are implemented, and
    • Resources for community development are more inclusively allocated.

    To reach these goals, SPR will build upon existing capacities in conflict analysis and mediation skills of CSOs in target areas. This includes CSO mapping and capacity assessments, provide training in and support co-design of context specific conflict analysis tools /framework. Participatory review such analyses will be used to identify possible solutions that can be carried out by community leaders. SPR will specifically recruit and work with women and marginalized groups to engage them in decision-making and leadership roles.

    Finally, SPR efforts seek to redress gaps in access to improved livelihoods. Community action plans will be developed with conflict sensitive approaches for distribution of resources and services in target areas a primary focus. The project began in September and will last through August 2019. This USAID/DRC project is implemented by prime contractor, MSI and supported by International Alert and IRC as subcontractors.

    **Citizens of the DRC are encouraged to apply

    SPR Video Project Objective
    In introducing SPR, project implementers will seek to encourage ownership of the project among target stakeholders and potential beneficiaries. As part of encouraging ownership, SPR seeks to inspire and motivate stakeholders to be active participants in researching, dissecting, analyzing and co-creating solutions to the most intractable conflicts plaguing their communities. A 10-minute video which captures the story of a community that has succeeded in transforming debilitating conflict into durable peace is thus proposed for this purpose. The objectives related to the video are as follows:

    • Produce a 10-minute video which captures the story of conflict transformation in the community of Bulenga in Kalehe, South Kivu (1.5hrs by road from Goma);
    • The video should be documentary style with comments from the various stakeholders in Bulenga’s success which each stakeholder relating a part of the story;
    • Women and marginalized groups should feature prominently in the story;
    • The story should paint a clear and graphic picture of the conflict the community faced at the outset as well as its causes;
    • The story should capture the pivotal moments that were turning points in the transformation process;
    • The story should also capture the benefits and dividends that communities have enjoyed as a result of peace;
    • The video should capture the scenery of the community;
    • All subjects should be interviewed in local vernacular;
    • The video should have subtitles in French by the time of the launch (and later in English);
    • The narrator’s voice should be in Swahili with French subtitles;
    • The video will be used both at the SPR launch and then subsequently in targeted communities as part of the process to introduce SPR to communities and to train stakeholders in conflict analysis; and
    • A companion tool-kit will be designed to help targeted community unpack and analyze the conflict. Two videos are thus proposed – a long and a short version. The short version would be shown at the launch and the long version used as an educational tool for targeted communities.

    Target Audience

    1. Launch
      Here the audience will comprise of US Government officials including the Deputy Chief of the US Mission to DRC, the Director of USAID, and other senior ranking officials, senior DRC government officials, representatives of local conflict resolution, women oriented and human rights NGOs, international peace-building and development NGOs, faith-based organizations involved in conflict resolution and SPR staff
    2. Community
      Here will include community members in general as well as local officials and traditional leaders
    3. Trainer CSOs & trainees
      Here is where the video will be presented with the companion tool kit and will be used to aid local facilitators to demonstrate how conflicts are researched and analyzed. It will first be presented to trainers as a training tool and then subsequently in workshops in which CSOs and communities are oriented towards conflict research and analysis.

    Objectives of the consultancy
    The video will include a narrative which paints a picture of the initial conflict in Bulenga interspersed with commentaries from relevant stakeholders. Throughout the video there should be an alternation between the narrator’s voice and the voice of community stakeholders slowly unraveling the story of Bulenga’s conflict transformation. The video will first shown at the launch of the SPR project and then shown subsequently in target communities.

    Methodology
    Working to an agreed schedule in consultation with SPR’s management team and implementing partners, the consultant will be required to:

    • Attend a briefing session with SPR staff upon arrival in country;
    • Travel to site for video capture of site and interviews;
    • Film interviews with community participants;
    • Film interviews with other key stakeholders either in Bulenga or Bukavu/Goma; including SPR staff and experts on peace-building and those who can speak on the dividends that peace can bring to communities;
    • Take a range of photos of the participants, community members and other persons;
    • Collect video context footage; and
    • Work with SPR staff on developing the elements of the toolkit.

    Deliverables

    • By January 25th, Produce a 10-minute video documenting the story of conflict transformation in Bulenga and the benefits derived from the advent of peace.
    • By February 15th, Produce a 20-minute video for educational purposes using same material as used to produce the shorter video
    • Provide raw footage of all video interviews undertaken
    • Indicate the workflow breakdown of editing days and undertake editing of the photos and video with SPR assigned staff member to ensure correction rounds are included
    • Produce a minimum of 20 edited high quality photos including context shots, portrait shots at Bulenga
    • Produce a minimum of 40 unedited photos from Bulenga as well as other locations where CSO reps and experts are interviewed.
    • Picture Draft of a companion toolkit working closely with SPR staff who will work on the narrative.

    Duration
    The consultancy will take place between 27th December and 15th February 2016.

    Qualifications

    • Demonstrable experience and production of short films and videos made for the purposes of communicating political analysis, community perspectives and policy recommendations;
    • Experience in filming, editing, photography and production, preferably in conflict-affected countries or vulnerable communities;
    • A firm understanding of risks associated with working in conflict-affected countries as well as willingness to conduct work in a culturally sensitive and ethical manner; and
    • A good understanding of security/peace and conflict prevention issues within the DRC context.

    Application process
    Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, and samples of previous work demonstrating their suitability for this role by December 19, 2016. Please include a proposed work-plan and your availability.

    Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

    MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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    How to apply:

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    Cambodia: Volunteer – Marketing Advisor

    Organization: World Vision
    Country: Cambodia
    Closing date: 26 Dec 2016

    1. Organisational Context and Brief Project Description:

    World Vision, with over 50 Area Development Programs and more than 900 staff, is the largest NGO in Cambodia. With the organisation’s size and breadth of work comes plentiful opportunities and risk for positive and negative media coverage.

    As World Vision’s office in Cambodia is launching a new marketing department and is stepping into local fundraising, the organisation is in need of individuals that are passionate about building a culture of philanthropy in Cambodia. The Marketing Advisor assists the entire Communications and Marketing Department with various projects from marketing, event/fundraising volunteer recruitment, event planning, to campaign management. This role is a great fit for someone who is seeking to utilise their interpersonal skills while acquiring several new ones.

    The Marketing Advisor and report to the Marketing Manager on several World Vision marketing initiatives. The Marketing Advisor is someone who understands the international development context, is creative, and not afraid to tackle new projects. It is important that World Vision’s external presence online is growing and is consistent with the messages and mission of the ministry, especially in the upcoming onset of new marketing initiatives. The Marketing Advisor will assist the marketing team in creating and implementing social media marketing campaigns and creating other income-generating content.

    2. Location: This role will be based in the National Office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

    3. Work Outcomes: At the end of the volunteering period the Marketing Advisor would have:

    · Collaborated with the Social Media Volunteer in maximising existing and new forms of social media platforms in order to increase public engagement and generate income

    · Increase his/her capacity for corporate relations, volunteer recruitment, written communications, language skills, event planning and social media strategy

    · Gain relevant and meaningful community development experience that contributes to his/her career.

    · Tackled projects involving cross-functional collaboration.

    · Exposure to the internal structure of World Vision.

    · A rare opportunity to contribute to meaningful development work on a global scale.

    · An opportunity to obtain a strong reference (depending on performance during the volunteering period).

    1. Description of tasks:

    Under the direct supervision of the Marketing Manager, the Marketing Adivsor:

    1. Supports the marketing team with the execution of new marketing campaigns and initiatives
    2. Explores new income generating ideas that is fit for the local Cambodian context
    3. Recruits and manages volunteer groups during marketing events
    4. Drafts up communication documents as needed
    5. English language editing
    6. Ensures all internal and external media aligns with World Vision’s social media guidelines and child protection policies.
    7. Explores opportunities to increase World Vision’s presence and influence in local contexts.
    8. Will perform other relevant duties and assist the Marketing Manager with various projects as needed.

    5. Volunteer Opportunity Terms and Conditions:

    I. World Vision is providing a volunteer opportunity via a practical, on-the-job, immersion experience where the volunteer will work alongside communications staff. However, the volunteer is NOT an employee nor a staff member of World Vision; hence he/she will not be remunerated by World Vision nor entitled to any employee benefits.

    II. World Vision will not be providing a living assistance allowance. The volunteer will be responsible for covering all living costs for the entire period of the volunteer period.

    III. World Vision will provide travel expense reimbursements per our local guidelines for work-related travel in Cambodia.

    IV. Apart from item III above all other expenses such as flights, visas, health checks, housing, transportation, food, etc. are the responsibilities of the volunteer.

    V. The volunteer will be responsible for taking care of his/her logistical needs and working tools such as laptop before arrival, during his/her stay in Cambodia and also for departure.

    VI. The volunteer must be insured for medical and hospitalization.

    VII. The volunteer must also ensure that he/she has sufficient financial resources that can be accessed when needed during this period.

    VIII. The volunteer will adhere to World Vision’s staff regulations as stipulated in the staff handbook.

    6. Duration of Volunteer Period:

    The volunteer program is intended to run for a period of 3 months to one year, will be determined between the Marketing Advisor and the Marketing Manager.

    7. Requirements:

    I. Degree in Public Relations, Social Media, Communications, Digital Media, Journalism or related, or demonstrated relevant experience

    II. Must be at least 18 years of age

    III. Effective communication and interpersonal skills

    IV. Experience or desire working with children and youth

    V. Computer literate; Internet savvy, knowledge of Mac

    VI. Experience with TV, radio, social media, media crisis management and/or press releases

    VII. Must be willing to work within a team

    VIII. Able to embrace organisational values of World Vision

    IX. Experience or knowledge of cross-cultural context is preferable

    How to apply:

    World Vision never post a volunteer opportunity in our website.

    Interested applicants need to submit CV and a cover letter to HRD, WVI National Office by email to cam_recruitment@wvi.org.

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    Denmark: Events Internship

    Organization: Mission East
    Country: Denmark
    Closing date: 31 Dec 2016

    Position Title: Events Intern
    Location: Mission East’ head Office in Denmark
    Length of agreement: The internship is starting February 1st for the length of minimum of 6 month/ one semester. Both parties can end this contract with a notice period of two weeks.
    Responsible to: Event Officer in Copenhagen.

    Background
    Mission East is an international humanitarian organization, founded in Denmark in 1991, and working in Eastern Europe and Asia. Mission East works to help vulnerable populations, supporting communities’ capacities to organize and assist themselves, through activities ranging from disaster relief to development assistance.

    Overall Objectives
    Provide support and coordination for the implementation of Mission East events

    Key tasks and responsibilities
    • Coordinate and assist in Mission East events both internal events in the organization or with members and external events and presentations.
    • To organize and optimize our event equipment
    • Involvement in fine tuning our youth programs
    • Other general office tasks

    Working Hours: Scope of 30 hours per week in accordance to you University standards and depending on Mission Eats activities.

    Profile:

    • You study a University Degree in the sector of international development and relief, communication or similar, want to build experience in this sector.
    • You are fluent in Danish and English both written and spoken
    • You adhere to Mission East’s Vision, Mission and Values
    • You bring with you passion, enthusiasm, commitment and team spirit
      Many of the Mission East events will be done in a Christian environment, so it is necessary that you will be comfortable to work in this environment.

    Terms & Conditions
    Remuneration: The internship position is without benefits
    Selection criteria: The internship should be linked with a Danish relevant education.

    How to apply:

    Applications are expected no later than January 1st, applications will be reviewed via ME procedures on http://www.miseast.org/en/mission-east-organisation/vacancies
    Please write your application and CV in English

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    United States of America: Global Communications Associate

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Global Communications Associate will contribute to the implementation of IntraHealth’s advocacy and communications strategy that supports the mission of empowering health workers around the globe. Based in Washington, DC, the associate will work closely with IntraHealth staff in the Washington, DC and Chapel Hill, North Carolina offices, country offices, and with external stakeholders, including representatives of partner NGOs, media, and the private sector.

    The Global Communications Associate will be a member of the Communications and Advocacy Department (housed in both DC and North Carolina offices), and will support IntraHealth’s policy and advocacy communications-related activities, particularly in support of several health workforce-related coalitions, including the Frontline Health Workers Coalition (FHWC), and the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition. The Global Communications Associate, based on his/her skillset and interests, may be given additional coordination responsibilities on at least one of these initiatives.

    Responsibilities:

    • Contribute to the implementation of IntraHealth’s policy/advocacy communications work on global health workforce and related activities
    • Provide support to the communications, advocacy, and knowledge management department with a focus on communications for IntraHealth’s advocacy work, including basic website writing and management, social media support, website updates, blog, and drafting and copy editing written materials, including talking points and publications
    • Strengthen IntraHealth visibility through attendance at and reporting from key events, forums, and hearings related to the health workforce and global health
    • Write technical articles and commentaries, blogs, and other content for publication
    • Support implementation of IntraHealth’s advocacy and communications strategy, with an emphasis on social media
    • Contribute to monitoring media environment related to global health workforce issues and to monitoring and evaluating the impact of IntraHealth and its supported coalition’s communications activities
    • Assist in the operations of the FHWC and other coalitions in which IntraHealth plays a leading role
    • Support logistics and agenda-setting for coalition meetings; assist in the maintenance of content in members-only section of the website; participate in coalition meetings and follow up on action items related to policy priorities

    Desired Skills and Experience
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree*
      • Preferred: Master’s degree in a related field (journalism, communications, or public health)
    • Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of the use of social media*
    • Experience in communicating for advocacy or policy change, ideally in global health or development*
    • Experience in networking, building relationships, and managing partnerships with a range of stakeholders*
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced multi-task team environment*
    • Good writing skills and demonstrated experience in translating technical information and materials (scientific or health-related) for general audiences*
    • Experience in writing for publications and producing content for websites and other channels of communications
    • Knowledge of and/or experience in global health policy, US government or UN/multilateral policy, and/or health workforce development
    • Experience in the application of social media tools for advocacy and brand management
    • Working knowledge of French or Spanish

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    United States of America: Communications Associate

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Communications Associate will contribute to GHC’s work as coordinator for the global health community and an amplifier of the community’s voice. The Associate will be specifically involved in drafting materials, such as blog posts and social media content for publication through GHC’s various communication channels. In addition to creating content, the Associate will liaise with GHC members to gather additional content for GHC’s website and weekly newsletters. Both creating and gathering content for our organization is essential in fulfilling our organizational goal to improve health globally through the power of the collective voice. The Communications Associate will learn from and consult staff members who manage GHC’s communications platform to perform daily duties.

    Responsibilities:

    • Contribute to the amplification of GHC’s policy and advocacy work on global health via GHC’s communication channels
    • Support logistics and communications plans for special events. Participate in events, manage social media platform during events, take detailed notes, and draft blogs relating to main takeaways
    • Provide GHC members with information on a continuing basis through website updates, weekly newsletters, blog content, social media platform, and targeted e-mail outreach

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree*
      • Preferred: Master of Public Health degree or global health experience (via previous job or internship)
    • Strong writing skills, including demonstrated experience in both drafting and editing communications content*
    • Proficient user of Microsoft Word Suite (including Excel, Word, Publisher) and Adobe Suite (including Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat and Illustrator)*
    • Adept at using social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)*
    • Customer service experience required*
    • Some experience planning and coordinating meetings and events*
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced multi-task team environment*
    • Strong oral and written English language skills*
    • Experience using content editors such as WordPress and Constant Contact strongly preferred
    • Ability to work independently
    • HTML experience strongly preferred

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    United States of America: Communications and Development Coordinator

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Boys & Girls Club of Newark (NJ) seeks a highly-motivated and detail-oriented Communications and Development Coordinator with a can-do attitude; this is a unique opportunity to creatively and strategically support an innovative organization committed to building equity and opportunity for Newark’s children.

    The Communications and Development Coordinator will be responsible for articulating, crafting, and capturing BGCN’s narrative in addition to supporting the Fundraising Department with regular outreach and communication to donors, and database management. This position also has a strong advocacy component–ensuring that we have regular outreach and presence in the local community. The coordinator will work closely with the Director of Development to create content across all digital platforms, and will create a broader and deeper understanding of our programmatic impact.
    This is a position for someone who is interested in gaining hands-on experience at a small, community-based organization. While the fellow will not exclusively be working on public health issues, s/he will leave the placement with a robust body of work to show and critical experience in communications for the non-profit sector.

    This position is comprised of three main responsibilities:

    • 35% of your time will be spent on a number of communications projects. You will be the primary lead on communications strategy and implementation with a strong emphasis on writing, graphic design, photography, as well as social media
    • 35% of your time will be spent with the Development Department undertaking day-to-day acknowledgment of donors and managing the donor database
    • 30% of your time will be focused on ensuring that the broader community stays engaged and remains informed about our work. This is direct outreach to community stakeholders such as parents, teenagers, and the local schools to ensure they utilize the Clubhouse as a resource

    Responsibilities:

    • Oversee and provide engaging content for all of BGCN’s traditional and social media networks: newsletters, eBlasts, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
    • Update the content for our Wordpress-based website
    • Create unique graphic designs for abovementioned content
    • Help create content for all of BGCN’s fundraising campaigns including but not limited to Annual Campaign and Evening of the Stars Gala
    • Support the Development Department with day to day functions, such as thank you letters to donors, database entry for donations and gifts
    • Manage and maintain the donor database (Bloomerang.org)
    • Creatively message the impact of BGCN’s core programming around: healthy lifestyles, academic success, and good citizenship
    • Explore and execute new storytelling strategies and opportunities that will expand BGCN’s message and base
    • Plan and implement regular and direct outreach events such as enrollment drives, educational workshops and community dinners to mobilize our local community, including parents, schools and other community based organizations and residents of Newark

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree*
    • Superior verbal, written communication, and storytelling skills*
    • Detailed-oriented and strong organizational skills*
    • Strong graphic design skills*
    • Comfortable with creating and executing high-level communications strategy*
    • Outgoing personality and comfortable communicating with a number of stakeholders
    • High proficiency with editing and updating websites*
    • Experience managing social media campaigns*
    • Ability to work in an uncertain environment and sometimes perform tasks that are not explicitly part of the job description*
    • Likes to take on a challenge and is naturally curious about sharing a narrative*
    • Team builder and player
    • Resourceful, flexible, and works with a sense of urgency in a fast paced environment
    • Passion for children’s causes and feels comfortable in an environment with children
    • Familiarity with CRM databases
    • Degree or background in communications and/or marketing
    • Strong analytical, business judgment, and problem-solving skills
    • Client facing–someone who has dealt with customers, donors, constituents
    • Solid professional trajectory, and is eager to work with a community based organization

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Rwanda: Communications Fellow

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Communications Fellow’s primary objective is to enhance IMB communications by creating a suite of materials reflecting our work and by improving and building effective communication platforms. Building a comprehensive communications strategy will broaden staff’s understanding of the work done at IMB outside of an individual’s department, thereby developing stronger organizational ambassadors. The work will also aim to raise our visibility as an organization and provide improved opportunities for funding and partnerships.
    The position will require close collaboration with all IMB programs, and the fellow will need a deep understanding of each initiative to effectively communicate goals and priorities to both internal and external audiences.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop a comprehensive communications strategy for IMB
    • Craft positioning and branding to promote a positive image of the organization to both external and internal stakeholders
    • Create platforms to improve internal and external communication
    • Improve website and social media content
    • Strengthen IMB’s relationship with existing media partners and expand our directory of Rwandan media contacts
    • Develop communication materials for external stakeholders (donors, visitors, etc.)
    • Create one-pagers and briefing documents describing our work
    • Write blog posts featuring patient stories
    • Develop additional materials to raise visibility of our work
    • Improve internal communications at IMB as a means to developing the organization’s internal relations
    • Create and implement an organization-wide intranet portal
    • Develop the IMB Quarterly Newsletter

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field*
    • Proficiency in web design, infographics, graphic design*
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point*
    • Superior writing and communications skills*
    • Background or interest in social sciences or public health
    • Experience in communication for fundraising
    • Demonstrated experience providing administrative and logistics support in an office setting
    • Cross-cultural communication and business experience preferred
    • Passion for global health
    • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation
    • Demonstrated maturity and good judgment
    • English language skills required; French and/or Kinyarwanda preferred
    • Photography skills strongly desired

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Rwanda: Learning and Communications Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Rwanda
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    Working under the supervision of the Program Quality and Learning Director, the Learning and Communications Officer will undertake communications efforts for the country office (including newsletter communication, field visits to record case studies and human interest stories), communicate findings and successes broadly, and inform the continuous improvement of data collection. In particular, the Learning and Communications Officer will work closely with the Program Quality and Learning Team on the vulnerable children and women programs. The Learning and Communications Officer will work closely with the Research and Analysis Manager to support project teams in the data collection (primary and secondary data), documentation and knowledge sharing, from the program design phase through the project closing.

    The Learning and Communications Officer will also be responsible for undertaking additional knowledge management work such as analyzing and suggesting improvements to baseline evaluations and survey reports.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead office communications efforts, including newsletter creation and dissemination, website management, bolstering social media presence, conducting field interviews to collect human interest stories, and attending project events to record minutes
    • Document project best practices, lessons learned, challenges, and organize reflection sessions for staff
    • Make data and learnings available across the team for different purposes (e.g. reporting)
    • Make recommendations to scale lessons and best practices, as well as to address challenges; this may include working with the program team to inform refinements that will improve outcomes, and/or working with the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team to add or adapt what is being measured and how
    • Support project managers in developing terms of reference (concept notes) for baseline, mid-term, and final project studies
    • Produce quarterly knowledge and learning products, including reports, videos, articles, etc., for circulation to internal staff and external stakeholders
    • Contribute to the production of the two program annual impact reports from different projects
    • Support the Program Quality team to gather and analyze feedback from partner organizations, projects beneficiaries, local authorities, and other stakeholders

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications or other related international relations or development field*
    • Two years of experience in development programs implemented by non-governmental organizations, with direct experience in communications, knowledge management, and/or research projects*
    • Familiarity with interacting through various social media and other technology*
    • Proven ability to communicate using various media avenues in a compelling and accessible way*
    • Excellent writing skills with proven ability to produce quality outputs under tight deadlines*
    • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Publisher*
    • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and transfer skills building capacity
    • Good communication skills, including verbal, written, and listening skills
    • Ability to learn quickly and build trust and credibility with communities at all levels
    • Willing to travel to project sites and sometimes work during odd hours
    • Committed, innovative and proactive self-starter
    • Fluency in French is a plus

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Malawi: Communications Fellow

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Malawi
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Communications Fellow will be based in Lilongwe and will work to coordinate communications and media functions for the Ministry of Health (MOH), both internally and externally. The fellow will be instrumental in creating compelling publications and materials that promote the MOH’s work and communicate its impact, especially focusing on health sector reforms and other work currently being undertaken by the DPPD. Key audiences include the media, donors and donor partners, and the general public. Additionally, the fellow will be involved in developing and implementing a communications strategy for the Ministry. The Communications Fellow will report to the Head of Policy.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop a communications and advocacy strategy for health sector reforms
    • Develop implementation and monitoring and evaluation plans for the reform communications and advocacy strategy
    • Effectively communicate the above strategy and plans to relevant internal and external stakeholders
    • In liaison with the Technical Assistant on reforms and the Head of Policy Unit, develop a comprehensive stakeholder map for each of the reform areas
    • Establish and cultivate appropriate engaged personalities who are able to act as champions for particular reform area(s)
    • Actively monitor the reactions of various stakeholders—including parliamentarians, the media, and the general public—on particular reform area and manage associated risks emerging in that reform area
    • Establish and maintain strong relations with key media in the country, ensuring a successful process of communicating the health sector reforms and the progress under each reform
    • Prepare and update content for media dissemination
    • Draft speeches on issues relating to the reform agenda
    • Design, edit, and produce quality promotional materials such as newsletters, posters, leaflets, fliers, and brochures to promote the policies and programs on the reform program
    • Develop stakeholder questionnaires for each health sector reform forum to follow expert opinion dynamics and to identify bottlenecks
    • Act as a point of contact for key stakeholders, including donors, requiring information on the work of DPPD

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, development studies, political science, development communication, or related field*
      • Preferred: Master’s degree in communications, journalism, development studies, political science, development communication, or related field
    • Two years of experience in communications including cultivating an existing network of local media contacts*
    • The ability to build and nurture relationships in settings of political and cultural complexity*
    • Experience drafting external-facing documents, including concept notes, articles/blog posts and correspondence*
    • Ability to report to several different supervisors/organizations simultaneously*
    • Ability to communicate effectively with high ranking officials*
    • Knowledge of the media landscape in Malawi*
    • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple priorities, and take independent initiative
    • Ability to work flexibly, including handling an erratic schedule and/or location changes
    • Self-starter and a strategic thinker; analytical and very creative
    • Commitment to the work and vision of the Ministry of Health

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Malawi: Communications and Advocacy Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Malawi
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Communications and Advocacy Officer will coordinate communications, advocacy, and media functions in CHAM, both internally and externally. The officer will be instrumental in creating and publishing compelling publications and materials that promote CHAM’s work and communicate its impact. Additionally, the officer will be involved in implementing the CHAM communication strategy, a branding strategy, and ensuring brand consistency across the organization. The Communications and Advocacy Officer will report to the Executive Director.

    Responsibilities:

    • Update and implement the CHAM communication strategy and plans
    • In coordination with the program team, write and edit CHAM publications and media documents, including information, education, and communication (IEC) materials, newsletters, brochures, etc.
    • Act as media focal point for CHAM, organize media events, write media press releases, and develop relations with selected media
    • Design, edit, record, and produce quality donor reports produced by programs including success stories and best practices
    • Build capacity of CHAM staff in documentation and report writing

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree in mass media and communications or related field*
    • Three years of experience in communications, including public relations*
    • In-depth exposure to the use of various media platforms such as print, electronic/online, and social media, for communication and brand building*
    • Knowledge of desktop publishing*
    • Knowledge of the media landscape in Malawi*
    • Understanding of the church-based health service delivery model
    • Self-starter and a strategic thinker, analytical and creative
    • Good team worker with excellent interpersonal and networking skills
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure
    • Reliability in meeting deadlines
    • Good marketing and advocacy skills

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Uganda: Communications and Knowledge Management Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Communications and Knowledge Management Officer will be based in Kampala and will work with senior management to make sure that Alive Medical Services is able to capture and share its wide scope of work with a local and international audience. The fellow will also work to extend the audience that Alive Medical Services reaches. This position is important in enabling and supporting the clinic’s continued growth and provision of top quality care.

    The Communications and Knowledge Management Officer will work with leadership to ensure that the organization communicates information effectively, through as many ways as possible, to successfully reach all audiences. This may include engaging with target audiences through social media, email campaigns, and website updates; creating effective communication materials that target various audiences (including an international audience, funders, policy makers, and beneficiaries) through brochures, project briefs, and a quarterly newsletter; and identifying and capturing stories to be shared, including case studies, success stories, and project narratives.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead all organizational communication campaigns, including social media, email, and print
    • Work with Alive Medical Services senior management to identify new audiences at the national, regional, and international level and create effective communication materials to engage these audiences
    • Develop and update engaging web-based communications, including updating the website, keeping the blog current, providing a range of content on social media, and developing compelling email campaigns
    • Write compelling case studies, success stories, and project narratives that highlight the work done at the clinic
    • Write project briefs that highlight Alive Medical Services’ unique and diverse projects
    • Assist with building capacity of Alive Medical Services staff in this area
    • Work with the Partnership Development and Resource Mobilization Officer to support fundraising efforts

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk () are required*

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public health, or related field*
    • Minimum two years of experience in communications, including writing compelling stories and articles and working with a variety of web-based communication platforms
    • Significant knowledge of the global HIV/AIDS field
    • Experience engaging with and writing for a range of audiences, including governments and policy makers, multilateral agencies, and the general public (national and international)
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong initiative and the ability to think creatively
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
    • Ability to manage time and prioritize multiple projects and tasks
    • The candidate should be flexible, reliable, and committed to Alive Medical Services’ vision and mission

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Uganda: Communications and External Relations Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Communications and External Relations Officer will be based in Kampala and will work closely with the Country Director and individual program managers to ensure that the Jhpiego Uganda office is capturing and communicating program information effectively, using as many means as possible, to a wide range of external audiences in Uganda. The fellow will work with the Country Director to ensure regular and effective interpersonal engagements with key partners and stakeholders, as well as active external relations efforts that target different groups, including partners at the community and district levels, decision makers at the national level, and interested international audiences. The fellow will support the entire country office to establish and strengthen internal communications, information sharing and documentation systems. As a core member of a country office team, the fellow will be fully engaged in many aspects of program activity and will have the opportunity to contribute ideas on how programs can capture and disseminate key achievements.

    Responsibilities:
    Raise Jhpiego Uganda’s profile and visibility

    • Work with the Country Director and program managers to update the office’s overall program communications and external relations strategy
    • Work with the Country Director and program managers to ensure that Jhpiego Uganda is regularly engaging with and providing the necessary program information to key partners and stakeholders
    • Spearhead the development of official Jhpiego Uganda communications collateral and reports, including, but not limited to, annual reports, project briefs and strategic plans
      • Design and develop a packet of compelling program information (and a system for ensuring that it is regularly updated), with an emphasis on presenting results of interventions and innovations, and lessons learned in the implementation process
    • Define and implement a plan for ensuring that Jhpiego Uganda is well represented at the many meetings taking place in the public health realm, and that Jhpiego is contributing effectively to the dialogue that takes place through these meetings
      • Operationalize a system for ensuring that Jhpiego is using these engagements as an opportunity to continually refine its understanding of the external environment in which it is operating, and to continually evolve its activities to respond to that environment
      • Coordinate Jhpiego’s participation in key national events and forums, including nationally recognized awareness days and technical working group meetings

    Program-specific communications and documentation

    • Develop program-specific communications and knowledge management plans
    • Work with individual program managers to generate, document, and share lessons learned from program activities
    • Ensure that all information/communication coming out of the program is presented in such a way that it gives a clear and compelling presentation, and reflects the innovation and effectiveness of the Jhpiego Uganda program

    Contribute to Jhpiego’s global engagement and communications efforts

    • Ensure that Jhpiego Uganda is contributing fully to Jhpiego’s global efforts to tell the story of its great work
      • Coordinate and share in-country communications with Jhpiego’s global External Relations and Communications office
      • Keep the Uganda portion of the Jhpiego website up-to-date
    • Lead the process of writing success stories and defining high level program highlights that can be widely disseminated in Uganda and globally through the Global Engagement and Communications (GECO) team; submit photos, Facebook posts and short updates to GECO for global dissemination

    Desired Skills and Experience:
    Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

    • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, public health, journalism, or related field*
    • A minimum of two years’ experience working in health communications*
    • Ability to quickly understand both the theory and the practice of public health programming*
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills; the ability to relate to a wide range of individuals, and to instill confidence and trust*
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills*
    • Experience planning and coordinating events*
    • Outstanding presentation skills*
    • Digital communications skills, such as graphic design and web management*
    • Experience with public relations, communications and community engagement
    • Experience working with policy makers, donors and other implementing partners

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Uganda: Advocacy and Communications Officer

    Organization: Global Health Corps
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

    Position Overview:

    The Advocacy and Communications Officer will provide overall guidance for promoting visibility of the BAMA program to stakeholders and design demand-generation solutions as well as support implementation of various communication interventions using appropriate platforms. The fellow will also manage information and reporting in both digital and other forms.

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop a communication strategy for BAMA as per Brick by Brick guidelines
    • Promote the visibility of the BAMA program to all stakeholders (particularly district leaders), and beneficiaries of the program, namely pregnant women and their families.
    • Design demand-generation solutions aimed at increasing utilization of maternal and newborn care services including;
      • Develop key health promotional messages in consultation with the BAMA team
      • Lead in adoption or development and evaluation/utilization of Information Education and Communication (IEC) materials
      • Engage in design and implementation of dissemination of digital/electronic information through appropriate platforms (e.g. social media, SMS messaging, electronic reminder systems, radio, and internet).
      • Lead the coordination of communication and community mobilization activities and events of the BAMA project and partners
      • Conduct awareness raising campaigns, events, and information dissemination workshops for target groups
    • Undertake field visits to monitor program implementation and liaise closely with target groups
    • Participate in donor visits for documentation and showcasing project progress and achievements
    • Take lead in dissemination of communication materials to relevant stakeholders
    • Draft success stories, case studies, and relevant project documents and suggest recommendations on varied issues (as and when required)
    • Maintain documentation management system (hard copy and on network or on various media)
    • Engage in a 360 documentation of the BAMA program highlighting successes and generating success stories as well as high quality quarterly and annual reports
    • Maintain a digital library of all knowledge products and reports arising from the work of BAMA

    Desired Skills and Experience
    Items indicated with an asterisk () are required*

    • Bachelor’s degree*
    • Mastery of Luganda, and knowledge of other Ugandan languages*
    • Excellent writing skills*
    • At least two years of professional work experience in designing and executing communication activities, preferably in health and development programs*
    • Ability to work in a team and meet tight deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment*
    • Knowledge of and experience with media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media
    • Experience with communication and creative agencies/vendors will be an added advantage
    • Ability to communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources
    • Ability to contribute creatively to and generate new ideas, relationships, systems, or products
    • Proficient in use of computer applications related to the tasks such as Microsoft office, Publisher, Adobe Page Maker, smartphone apps and social media as well as other computer applications relevant for designing graphics and communication
    • Experience of working with local and international NGOs and government bodies would be an advantage

    How to apply:

    To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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    Italy: Cultural Mediator

    Organization: Emergency – Life Support for Civilian War Victims
    Country: Italy
    Closing date: 31 Dec 2016

    Cultural Mediator

    Country: ITALY
    Projects: Castel Volturno and Ponticelli Clinic
    Type of contract: paid – 6 months (with the possibility of renewal)
    Immediately availability
    Nationality: Nigerian

    This role requires both the specific skills relevant to this professional role – to match the needs of migrant people with the health and social services available in the area where they live – and a good knowledge of health care and social services facilities in Italy.

    BACKGROUND AND ORGANISATION OF WORK

    We started getting to know the Castel Volturno area back at the start of 2013, with the work of our mobile clinic. It’s one of the areas with the highest concentration of migrants in the whole of Italy: the report of the International Institute for Migration estimates that foreigners account for one third of the resident population. Day after day, we’ve been able to see for ourselves all the problems linked with access to treatment in a place where the issues of urban decay are compounded by the well-rooted presence of organised crime. The arrival of the mobile clinic was just the first step of our work in the Caserta area: in 2014 we organised an information and prevention programme for prostitutes and at the end of March 2015 we opened the Clinic.

    The role requires the ability to adapt to flexible working hours and a workload which may at times be intense or stressful. The teams are composed of various professionals including unpaid volunteers who support and work alongside the paid staff.
    The mediators and other members of the EMERGENCY team must have a cooperative problem-solving approach, with the aim of finding the best way to enable people to access the care or assistance they need.
    The personnel may be required to liaise with the local authorities, regional associations and with the Servizio Sanitario Nazionale (National Health Service) facilities.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    All Emergency personnel are expected to know and follow the guide lines, protocols, and the diagnosis and treatment standards in use in the Centre, and to ensure the correct compilation of clinical records and statistics in both computer and paper formats.
    The main duties and responsibilities of the cultural mediator are:

    1. to welcome the patient and/or health and social services users;
    2. linguistic and cultural mediation in compiling medical files;
    3. linguistic and cultural mediation prior to and during the medical examination;
    4. in agreement with the doctor (where present) and the nurse, to propose treatment options and provide health care education where necessary;
    5. to accompany patients who need hospital (SSN) treatment and assist with reception and admissions procedures;
    6. health and social services orientation activities: the creation of individual itineraries aimed at helping people integrate into the region, advice on regulations and rights regarding health or residency issues, cooperation with regional public and civil services (register office and health service registration, services dedicated to migrants, police station, prefecture…);
    7. correct use of the computerised management system (collection of patients’ clinical data and processing of statistics), for which specific training will be provided;
    8. if necessary, to contribute to the management of certain administrative or logistical aspects of the project (cash flow, budget control, purchases, transport…);
    9. at the request of the Coordinator, to participate in inspections to evaluate other possible sites where the service may be required;
    10. availability for nights out on mobile clinic.

    SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

    1. Bachelors or Masters degree preferably in social sciences or economics, or relevant professional diploma;
    2. professional experience in the field of health and social services or in organisations (public or private) which deal with immigrants or poverty alleviation;
    3. willingness to work as part of a multidisciplinary team;
    4. ability to work and problem-solve in high-stress situations;
    5. ability to adapt to the community life of the team, including basic living conditions;
    6. ability to speak Italian and at least 2 other languages (English, French, Arabic, Romanian, Chinese…);
    7. Nationality: Nigerian

    REQUIRED AVAILABILITY

    Minimum 6 months’ stay at the project. After this trial period (paid), EMERGENCY may offer an extension of the contract (up to 12 months).

    How to apply:

    Applicants should fill in the application form specifying “CULTURAL MEDIATOR” in the space marked “Position applied for” on EMERGENCY’s website.

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    United States of America: Communications Strategy Consultant

    Organization: QED Group
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 31 Jan 2017

    The QED Group (QED) aims to make the world a better place through enhanced access to information, data, and knowledge. Our highly skilled staff delivers solutions that improve the effectiveness of global development programs in a range of disciplines such as health, agriculture, impact investing, economic growth, democracy and governance, and education. QED’s core services include performance and strategic management; project monitoring and evaluation; and knowledge management and learning. We identify what works well and what doesn’t, and then ensure this information is captured, shared, and used to make better development decisions. With our headquarters office in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, QED has worked in 96 countries for a range of US and international donors, employing more than 150 full-time staff.

    QED is known for being a dynamic and forward thinking organization. We are constantly looking to apply innovative approaches and improve process efficiencies to deliver our work more effectively. We strive to ensure our position in the ever changing and dynamic marketplace speaks to our target audiences (as well as new clients), yet remains true to our core capabilities.

    The Communications Strategy Consultant will provide a rebranding strategy and a more effective approach of telling our story so that it is easily understandable and appeals to a range of audiences that we are targeting. Specifically, the consultant will assess our current position in the market, develop a strategy to reposition the company, and develop appropriate message strategies including the use of visual and other media to drive positioning. The idea is that the QED story and our impact of our work needs to be clear and easily understood. The story should appeal to a range of audiences and clients and clearly differentiate our brand and migrate us to a position of market leadership.

    RESPONSIBILITES

    Communications Review

    • Conduct a holistic, integrated snapshot of QED’s position in the market and the marketplace itself, taking into account our target audience groups and targeted markets
    • Assess and analyze current perceptions and how QED’s communications systems and practices impact our positioning versus competitors using primary and secondary research
    • Determine how the new US administration could affect domestic and international target markets, and how this impacts our current positioning
    • At completion of the communications review, we should have a clear insight and the information necessary to make strategic decisions to differentiate and position our company for market leadership

    Rebranding and Positioning Strategy

    • Develop a rebranding and positioning strategy. Provide recommendations to differentiate QED and reposition our service lines and brand,
    • Develop a focused repositioning/rebranding strategy to help us evolve to leadership positioning – as the credible, authoritative, trusted leader in our market niche

    Message Strategy

    • Craft the messaging and story line to effectively communicate our work using different forms of communication.
    • Lead in making our positioning come to life in the marketplace
    • Conceptualize formal and informal messages that distinguish us from our competitors
    • Determine appropriate messaging for various multi-media channels such as print, web, and social platforms
    • Develop effective go-to-market message strategies that drive positioning and help position QED as the lead organization to drive accountable and performance driven solutions and decision making in the market.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or closely-related discipline
    • Demonstrated experience in messaging and branding using creative methods and multimedia channels
    • Creative thinker and story teller experienced in helping firms improve their branding/positioning in the market
    • 5+ years’ experience working in corporate positioning and/or branding role
    • Understanding of B2B and service-oriented company strategies
    • Experience advising companies with clients that have an international presence
    • Should be a proactive self-starter with the ability to work independently; need strong ability to set priorities, solve problems, and be resourceful under pressure
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    How to apply:

    To apply, please follow the link below, which will take you directly to the position posted on QED’s career portal:

    https://careers-qedgroupllc.icims.com/jobs/1274/communications-strategy-consultant/job

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    Translation & Localisation Coordinator

    Organization: 350.org
    Closing date: 23 Jan 2017

    350.org is looking for a skilled translation coordinator.

    About 350.org

    350.org is building a global climate movement to confront the climate crisis. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries. 350.org works hard to organize in a new way—many places at once, using online tools to facilitate strategic offline action. We want to be a laboratory for the best ways to strengthen the climate movement and catalyze transformation around the world.

    We believe that big problems have regional solutions and therefore any one language is not enough, as change and knowledge are polyglots. We use translation as a learning tool that helps social movement actors accumulate knowledge and understand different regions.

    About the position

    The Translation & Localisation Coordinator will support Translation & Localisation Manager’s work, by endorsing multilingual communications, recruiting new translators (volunteers and paid translators), maintaining 350.org‘s multilingual websites and organizing resources in an highly efficient, strategic, proactive and collaborative manner.

    The Translation & Localisation Coordinator will be highly tech literate, with experience leveraging online platforms to increase our translation capacities. The Translation & Localisation Coordinator will work closely with our translation team, and report to the Translation and Localisation Manager.

    Responsibilities:

    • Supporting Translation and Localisation Coordination work.
    • Maintaining 350.org‘s multilingual websites and organizing and campaigning resources.
    • Coordinating translations of important stories/blogs and other materials.
    • Recruiting new, excellent translators.

    Required skills:

    • Experience using graphic design programs, such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
    • Experience using content management systems, such as WordPress.
    • Professionalism, efficiency and results-oriented delivery on short timelines.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (strong knowledge of other languages is a plus).
    • Passion and commitment to global diversity, climate justice, citizen empowerment and social change.
    • Strong tech skills- ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and platforms.

    Position Type: Consultancy contract, full time, starting in early 2017.

    Application Deadline: This position is open until filled.

    Start Date: no later than March 2017.

    Location: This position can be fulfilled from anywhere with strong internet, preferably in European/African timezones.

    350.org wants to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a workplace where everyone’s treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out its work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to women, people of any ethnic background, people of any age, Indigenous people, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer people, disabled people, and other under-represented communities in our kind of organisations – including communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.

    If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at jobs[@]350.org with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.

    How to apply:

    Submit a resume and cover letter at this link: http://grnh.se/ji5adb1

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    United States of America: Senior Director of Marketing

    Organization: Human Rights Watch
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 16 Dec 2016

    FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY

    SENIOR DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

    Development and Outreach Department

    New York Office

    Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

    The Development and Outreach Department of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking highly-qualified applicants for the position of Senior Director of Marketing in the New York office. The Development and Outreach Department handles the fundraising and outreach activities of HRW. The Senior Director of Marketing oversees marketing, branding, and development operations. The Senior Director of Marketing reports to the Deputy Executive Director of Development and Global Initiatives based in New York.

    Responsibilities:

    1. Manage the Marketing Team, leading the development and implementation of the direct-response fundraising program (direct mail and digital);
    2. Strategize and lead digital outreach and acquisition programs;
    3. Oversee the Marketing team’s campaigns while leveraging data to continually optimize campaigns and ensure strong market coverage;
    4. Manage Human Rights Watch’s global brand definition and exposition, including appropriate training, support and tools for global staff;
    5. Ensure high quality and data led supporter care, development and upgrades;
    6. Ensure clear Marketing budgetary and staff resource management and accountability, with a focus on effective expenditure of resources;
    7. Lead the Development Operations team, responsible for running the Raiser’s Edge database and digital CRM;
    8. Support and actively engage with Senior Leadership Team of Development and Outreach Department and work to provide strong, positive collegial support;
    9. Work collaboratively across the organization with colleagues in program, communications and outreach;
    10. Establish clear work plans for staff and communicate priorities clearly and effectively; and
    11. Perform other duties and travel as may be required.

    Qualifications:

    Education: A bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree in human rights, communications, philanthropy, or a related field is preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of 8-10 years of work experience in modern high performance fundraising and/or marketing environments is required.

    Related Skills and Knowledge:

    1. Experience with online donor recruitment and retention, analytics set-up and monitoring, search and display marketing, and brand management is required.
    2. Strong supervisory and leadership skills are required.
    3. Experience in developing new markets for digital outreach and acquisition programs is required.
    4. Ability to create and own business metrics and goals to determine what will move the needle is required.
    5. Ability to be rigorous, think critically, ask probing, clear questions, and drive toward simple, practical solutions quickly is required.
    6. Creativity, initiative, follow-through and excellent organizational skills are required.
    7. Strong interpersonal skills with collegiality and good-humouredness in order to work collaboratively within HRW as well as with external partners are required.
    8. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are required.
    9. An understanding of the global fundraising marketplace with extensive experience in delivery of international campaigns and/or events for non-profits is required.
    10. Proven ability using analytics to inform and influence decision-making is required.
    11. Digital experience with high interaction and partnership with Communication teams are strongly preferred.
    12. Experience in international contexts and languages other than English is strongly preferred.
    13. Ability to manage reputation risk and communicate from a values led position during crisis situations that may arise is required.
    14. A commitment to social justice and incorporation of HRW’s values, vision, mission, and strategic priorities is preferred.

    Salary and Benefits: Human Rights Watch seeks exceptional applicants and offers competitive compensation and employer-paid benefits. HRW offers a relocation assistance package and will assist employees in obtaining necessary work authorization, if required; citizens of all nationalities are encouraged to apply***.***

    Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices. In order to build the strongest possible workforce, we actively seek a diverse applicant pool.

    How to apply:

    Please apply immediately or by visiting our online job portal at https://careers-hrw.icims.com/jobs/1279/login. No calls or email inquiries, please. Only complete applications will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application submission, please email recruitment@hrw.org. Due to the large response, application submissions via email will not be accepted and inquiries regarding the status of applications will go unanswered.

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    Syrian Arab Republic: Communication Development Delegate

    Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
    Country: Syrian Arab Republic
    Closing date: 22 Dec 2016

    Job Purpose:

    The role of Communication Development Delegate will focus both on working with the communications team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) to support and develop the skills of the National Society staff, and providing communications materials and media liaison on behalf of the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC).

    The delegate will work to increase the profile of both SARC and IFRC in response to the Syria crisis. By strengthening National Society communications capacities, he/she will focus on SARC volunteers, humanitarian principles and SARC response to the needs of affected populations.

    The delegate will support SARC communication and media in liaison with Movement partners, as well as the development of a regular flow of quality communications materials to support IFRC, and National Societies around the world in their efforts to advocate and fundraise on behalf of SARC.

    Job duties and responsibilities:

    1. In cooperation with the National Society and International Federation, define short and longer-term communication needs and create a strategic communications and development plan.

    2. Support SARC in creation of communications materials (online and social media, press releases, photos and video) for dissemination to local and international media.

    3. Identify communications opportunities (key dates, events, areas of media interest) that can be leveraged to profile SARC on a global level jointly with MENA and Geneva communication units.

    4. Enhance the capacity of the National Society in responding to media requests and develop SARC media relations with local and International media in close cooperation with ICRC.

    5. Provide regular communications materials for IFRC for media, partners and donors.

    6. Provide SARC with relevant communications trainings, tools and resources as required.

    7. In cooperation with SARC, and IFRC reporting delegate, assist in providing updated and reader friendly key messaging on the needs and SARC/RCRC response.

    8. Provide key materials to raise awareness of the SARC in the three key areas:

    a) Promotion of humanitarian values

    b) Protecting, recognizing and promoting SARC volunteers

    c) Affected populations, the needs and SARC response to the crisis

    1. Support National Society management and governance as requested.

    2. Support capacity development needs as requested.

    3. Carry out any other professional tasks required by supervisors.

    Duties applicable to all staff

    1. Actively work towards the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s goals

    2. Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles

    3. Perform any other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager

    Position Requirements

    Education:

    • Graduate/at least five years’ experience in communications/journalism/public relations – Required

    • Training course: web publishing – Preferred

    • Training course: audio-visual products – Preferred

    Experience:

    • Experience of working on communications/advocacy – Required

    • Experience of working with media, public relations and communications (including multimedia and social media tools) – Required

    • Professional experience in a National Society / Red Cross Red Crescent Movement – Required

    • Experience of working in volatile situations – Preferred

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Excellent writing skills – Required

    • Experience and understanding of a range of communications channels (eg. social media, websites, traditional media, internal communications) – Required

    • Audio-visual skills – Required

    • Self-supporting in computers (Windows, spreadsheets, word-processing) Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications – Required

    • Skills in training and developing staff – Required

    • Dealing with crisis communications – Required

    Languages:

    • Fluent spoken and written English – Required

    • Command of Arabic including reading – Preferred

    Competencies:

    Professional mastery – Teamwork – National society relations – Flexible and open-minded – Ability to inspire – Diplomacy 8

    How to apply:

    For those who are interested in the above mentioned position, you can apply your CV and cover letter on the following link:

    http://www.ifrc.org/en/who-we-are/working-with-us/current-vacancies/job-description/?nPostingId=1817&nPostingTargetId=3645&id=QPFFK026203F3VBQB79LO793E&LG=UK&mask=ifrcextern

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    United States of America: Managing Editor, FANTA project

    Organization: FHI 360
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 27 Jan 2017

    Description:

    Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III (FANTA III) improves nutrition and food security policy, strategy and programming, and provides technical support to USAID and its partners, including host country governments, international organizations and PVO implementing partners. Focus areas for technical assistance include maternal and child health and nutrition, HIV and other infectious diseases, community-based nutrition programs and interventions, food security and livelihood strengthening, and emergency and reconstruction. FANTA III develops and adapts approaches to support the design and quality implementation of field programs, while building on field experience to improve and expand the evidence base, methods, and global standards for nutrition and food security programming. The project is funded by USAID and will end on September 30, 2017.

    Job Summary / Responsibilities:

    The Managing Editor is responsible for editing, rewriting, creating, and repurposing content for dissemination to many audiences, including USAID, FHI 360, policy makers, governments, agencies, and partners. The Managing Editor will be responsible for both delegation of work among the publications team and hands-on writing and editing, and will coordinate with the Associate Director, Communications and other team members on workload, priority setting, and deadlines.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Oversee the strategic planning and development of FANTA III’s publications and other communications materials, including product conception, substantive editing and reorganization, and visual presentation. Work with technical staff to repurpose publications and other communications materials to meet the needs of different audiences.
    • Oversee the implementation of clear systems, processes, and quality control for publication and material development. This includes providing guidance and input to FANTA III technical staff at multiple stages of technical materials development, maintaining clear style and terminology guidelines for FANTA III technical products, developing templates for materials, and participating in technical materials review discussions, as requested.
    • Manage the publications activities in the areas of writing and editing; development of tools, resources, and new products; and repurposing of technical materials.
    • Managecommunications workflow by prioritizing and delegating incoming work, securing freelance assistance if needed, maintaining tracking systems to assist in workflow monitoring, and following clear procedures and sequences for editing and formatting, design and layout, and web posting, within the Communications team.
    • Coordinate information gathering, writing/editing, and production for USAID reporting, including quarterly reports, and others. Coordinate with other team members on reporting related to project assessments, evaluations, and close-out.
    • Manage the quality improvement of style and terminology guidelines for FANTA III technical materials. Develop other tools, as needed, to strengthen FANTA III technical managers’ writing skills and standardize written outputs.
    • Identify printers and key production vendors. Develop, coordinate, and manage solicitations (e.g., bids and estimates) of appropriate printers based on scope and complexity of project. Review printer proofs/bluelines/plates for accuracy and consistency.
    • Ensure that materials are in compliance with USAID branding guidelines.
    • Provide other publications support to FANTA staff as needed.

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in one of the following or related fields: Communications or International Administration and Policy preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • Bachelor’s Degree or its International Equivalent
    • 10 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Typically requires 5-8 years of editing experience with journals in public policy or public health industry.

    • Experience with high-volume publications management required
    • Demonstrated leadership in contributing to and managing editorial processes
    • Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations governing branding and marking
    • Demonstrated experience in desktop publishing experience
    • Experience managing teams to meet project or program objectives
    • Experience working in international development or health and nutrition preferred

    Skills:

    • Ability to think strategically about communications products and processes and be able to translate technical materials into practical tools and approaches
    • Expert writing, editorial and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to translate technical materials into comprehensive and accurate information for non-technical audiences.
    • Strong production and writing skills for technical materials and an ability to work with a team of in-house and external support staff, editors, layout and graphic art professionals are essential
    • Proven ability to manage high-volume production, manage workflow, and ensure quality control of a range of technical materials
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and manage a variety of tasks with accuracy
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain comprehensive filing systems, compose routine correspondence, and organize complex documents
    • Ability to initiate and implement activities with minimal oversight and supervision
    • Strong interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
    • Experience with a wide variety of document production computer applications, including expertise in MS Office and Adobe products
    • Ability to work with professionals from around the world in a multi-cultural environment
    • English fluency is necessary; oral and/or written proficiency in French or Spanish desirable

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
    We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.
    FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

    How to apply:

    Please apply directly via the following link: https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17995/managing-editor/job

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    Turkey: Communications and Advocacy Advisor

    Organization: Danish Refugee Council
    Country: Turkey
    Closing date: 31 Dec 2016

    We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified individual to have overall responsibility to manage communication and media for DRC Turkey.

    Who are we?

    Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an International non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people worldwide. DRC has been operating in Turkey since early 2013, working with by and large with non-camp Syrian refugees and affected host communities. DRC Turkey program, headquartered in Ankara, have more than 250 employees – based at the DRC offices located in Sanliurfa, Hatay, Kilis and Kahraman-marash. DRC also works with partners in Sanliurfa, Izmir and Istanbul.

    The country funding for 2017 is expected between USD 10 and 12 million, funded by DANIDA, ECHO, UNHCR, UNICEF, and PRM.

    About the job

    The role of the Communications and Advocacy Advisor is to lead the team in delivering vital information and communication that enable excellent media and fundraising activities for the Turkey Country Office. The post-holder will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive media, advocacy and communications strategy, ensuring smooth flow of information, good relations with high profile visitors and the media, and high-quality reporting to showcase DRC Turkey’s activities and achievements. Additionally, the Advocacy, Communications and Media Manager will work closely with the MENA Regional Office to ensure that external messaging and image are consistent.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Media and Communications

    • Implement communication activities including facilitating media visits and working within incoming media and communications surge support during emergencies
    • Ensure that the branding and communication guidelines of DRC are uniformly and consistently followed across the Turkey Country Office
    • Proactively develop a high profile for DRC Turkey (within Turkey and beyond) through the production of high quality, well researched and well written products (in a variety of mediums) reflective of the dual mandate portfolio, responding quickly and appropriately to external requests for information, especially in emergencies
    • Develop and deliver a clear and effective system for internal communications including the dissemination of newsletters and other documents and publications for internal stakeholders including being able to scale up the delivery of robust communications material during emergencies per the

    Advocacy

    • Lead the development of an advocacy strategy for the Turkey Country Office.
    • Support programme leadership to articulate their top priority advocacy objectives in line with the CO Results Contract
    • Identify key opportunities and events for DRC Turkey to position itself as the leading organisation for refugee and IDP issues in Turkey
    • Ensure that DRC receives national recognition for achieving proven and innovative national impact from well-managed protection programmes and emergency response
    • Support country management and other programme staff in their work, including development of a plan for achieving their priority advocacy objectives in both an emergency and development context. This should include guidelines on the meaningful and safe participation of beneficiaries in advocacy and communications
    • Be an active member of the Advocacy Working Group within the available and appropriate forums
    • Initiating and supporting materials to achieve common advocacy goals
    • Work closely with the MENA Regional Advocacy and Communications team in delivering materials, formulating policies, providing regular taking points, briefings and updates and helping to plan and support DRC representation at major national and international events

    Management

    • Ensure appropriate staffing within the Media, Communications and Advocacy Department
    • Ensure that all staff understand and are able to perform their role
    • Manage Media, Communications and Advocacy team; define expectations, provide leadership and technical support as needed, and evaluate direct reports regularly
    • Ensure the recruitment, training, and promotion of staff as appropriate and ensure availability of appropriate professional development opportunities for staff
    • Incorporate staff development strategies and Performance and Development Appraisal (PADA) into team building process.
    • Effective use of the PADA including the establishment of clear, measureable objectives, ongoing feedback, periodic reviews and fair and unbiased evaluations;
    • Documentation of performance that is less than satisfactory, with appropriate performance improvements / work plans

    About you

    To be successful in this role you must have:

    • Minimum of 5 years in management experience in a media or an NGO environment, with experience in successfully leading the development and implementation of communication and campaign strategies for an international humanitarian organisation, preferably in the region
    • Previous experience working with national and international media, ideally in a similar strategic role
    • Experience of leading communication activities (including information management) in a challenging environment
    • Experiencing building a media network and excellent digital and social media skills and understanding of how it can be used to further our work
    • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner.
    • Experience of building personal networks, resulting in securing significant new opportunities for the organisation
    • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, with knowledge of Arabic and/or Turkish preferred

    We offer

    DRC will offer the successful applicants, a twelve months contract, and renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work as soon as possible.

    Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. This position will be placed at A15.

    How to apply:

    Application process

    Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button.
    All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered.

    If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk

    Applications close December 31, 2016. The interviews are expected to start first week of January 2017.

    Need further information?

    For more details on this position please contact Martine Villeneuve at cd@drc-turkey.org

    Please note that applications sent directly to Martine Villeneuve will not be considered.

    For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.ngo

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    United States of America: Technical Advisor II, Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC)

    Organization: FHI 360
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 06 Jan 2017

    FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Technical Advisor, Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC).

    Description:

    FHI 360 is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Technical Advisor II, Social and Behavior Change Communication for an anticipated USAID-funded global SBCC procurement to support countries in achieving desired improvements in health and development outcomes, including increasing demand for family planning (FP) satisfied with modern contraception; ending preventable child and maternal deaths (EPCMD); achieving and maintaining an AIDS-Free Generation (AFG); and achieving a malaria-free world

    The SBCC Advisor will provide technical and scientific leadership to those designing, and implementing technical strategies, programs or tools in Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC). Provides technical advice based upon expertise and knowledge of evidence- based SBCC methods and strategies, current practice, and established operational and research standards to ensure quality and rigorous design. Builds SBCC capacity in country-level, regional or global program staff. Assesses current SBCC technical, scientific, managerial and operational efficiencies at the program, regional, or global levels as appropriate. Provides guidance to ensure that SBCC program implementation adheres to appropriate technical standards and guidelines and that programs are technically sound. May evaluate SBCC proposal design and protocol development to ensure design is sound and based upon evidence- based practice. Provides global scientific leadership by staying current of evolving SBCC technical standards, guidelines, and program developments in area of expertise. Responsible for sharing best practices in SBCC and contribute to the knowledge base through participation in scientific forums and technical networks. Shares new knowledge/evidence and best practices through collaboration with relevant departments and personnel. May be required to coordinate and work with a diverse group of organizations, such as; the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW), district health staff, several international and national development partner organizations, and the USAID mission in order to complete work.

    Availability of this position is contingent upon release of a solicitation by USAID and recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate. This position will be based in Washington, DC.

    Job Summary / Responsibilities:

    • Provide technical leadership in SBCC and/or program wide activities, including: technical leadership in design, development, and planning,
    • Provide technical leadership in development and execution of SBCC capacity strengthening strategies.
    • Participate and lead SBCC new business development activities.
    • Responsible for accomplishing assigned job responsibilities, and following the standards and practices of the department and division.
    • Responsible for planning and scheduling own work flow and timetables, within area and function guidelines.
    • Identifies areas for improved efficiency or effectiveness within prescribed parameters, and institutes enhancements to procedures.
    • Maintains a constructive dialogue and technical exchange with field counterparts and technical staff of implementing partners.
    • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with donor/client organizations, relevant government agencies, bilateral and other NGOs.
    • Develops tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components.
    • Ensures that project implementation adheres to the appropriate global strategy and remains technically sound.
    • May serve as a departmental resource on procedural, administrative and operational issues.
    • Ensures appropriate and timely technical support to field programs.
    • Ensures the quality of implemented technical activities and systems at all levels.
    • Conducts routine coordination with employees and consultants, on-site and in the field.
    • Strong knowledge and skills in specific technical area/function and general understanding of concepts and principles of related technical areas/functions.
    • Solid knowledge of standards for the technical area/field, operational processes and procedures, work and task flow.
    • Ability to manage own work to job and performance standards.

    Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent required (PhD strongly preferred) in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
    • Minimum 8-10 Years of relevant experience in management of and technical direction to SBCC projects and/or programs.
    • Has ability to provide technical direction to projects, ensure high quality SBCC outputs and impact, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of SBCC activities.
    • Thought leadership in SBCC and demonstrated experience in advancing the field.
    • Strong new business development experience in SBCC.
    • Proficient writing and verbal communication skills.
    • Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office).
    • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; French preferred.
    • Demonstrates ability to assess needs within agreed upon duties and considers course of action best to meet those needs.
    • Effectively applies knowledge of SBCC to solve range of problems.

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
    We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.
    FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

    How to apply:

    https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17974/technical-advisor-ii%2c-social-and-behavior-change-communication-%28sbcc%29/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=557&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

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    United Republic of Tanzania: Marketing Coordinator

    Organization: help2kids
    Country: United Republic of Tanzania
    Closing date: 16 Dec 2016

    Marketing Coordinator in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    help2kids is looking for a motivated Marketing Coordinator. Gain great experience working with a small NGO in Tanzania!

    help2kids is a young, dynamic organization located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city. We help orphans and vulnerable children by providing food, shelter, and lots of love at our Children’s Home. We help the community by working with and providing budgetary support to a local nursery and primary school. We promote sustainable development and socially responsible tourism by feeding the profits from our guest house back into our projects.

    We are currently seeking a Marketing Coordinator to manage our growing marketing needs at our projects in Tanzania and Malawi. This position is unpaid, but all flights, accomodation, and visas will be covered. Laptop and phone provided. The 6 month position will be held 3 months in Tanzania and 3 months in Malawi. This is a great position for someone who is passionate about improving children’s lives, social media savvy, a good writer /editor, and wants to be part of an international team.

    To learn more about us, please visit www.help2kids.org and www.friendlygecko.com.

    Tasks

    • Post regular social media updates (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) Tanzania and Malawi
    • Write bi-monthly blog about our projects in Tanzania and oversee blogs from Malawi
    • Write and compile quarterly Volunteer Newsletter (Tanzania / Malawi)
    • Update and improve website content (English and German)
    • Advertise and update content about our programs on various volunteer platforms
    • Gather original photo and video content
    • Photo and video editing
    • Responsible for digital and print marketing/promotional material (banners, postcards, flyers, etc.)
    • Coordinating marketing efforts between Tanzania and Malawi
    • Write funding proposals, as requested by Head Office
    • Other marketing and fundraising tasks, as requested
    • Working together with Field Managers in Tanzania and Malawi and Head Office Switzerland on specific cross border and international marketing projects
    • Other tasks, as requested, including helping out with general administration

    Qualifications

    Things we are looking for in the ideal candidate:

    • Fluency in English (Additional languages – Swahili and German considered great advantage in this position)
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
    • A passion for working with children and youth
    • Ability to work with limited resources in a sometimes challenging environment
    • Experience with Photography and using a DSLR camera
    • Proficiency working with basic web programs/ CMS Wordpress
    • Must be able to use Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and InDesign
    • Comfortable working with basic web programs
    • Work well under minimal supervision and be self-motivated
    • Work well with team of local staff, international staff and volunteers
    • Be willing to live in a dormitory at our guest house (www.friendlygecko.com) shared with volunteers (6 bed room)
    • Willingness to participate in the children’s lives in a positive way and set a good example by your behavior at all times
    • Commitment of at least one year
    • Previous development experience preferred
    • Previous experience living in Africa preferred
    • Experience in picture / video editing preferred

    How to apply:

    Send your cover letter and CV to application@help2kids.org by the closing date. Mention Marketing Coordinator Position in the subject field. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your interest in the position. NO PHONE CALLS**.**Application deadline December 16, 2016

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    Kenya: Kenya: Senior Health Journalism Trainer

    Organization: Internews Network
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 06 Jan 2017

    BACKGROUND:

    The HIV story has become increasingly complex. Biomedical research currently underway in countries with high HIV prevalence holds the key to the end of AIDS. The successful conclusion of the associated trials and the roll-out of prevention technologies depends on a climate of trust and appropriate engagement in affected communities. Working with AVAC, Internews is planning to train journalists and foster dialogue between journalists, scientists and HIV advocates in anticipation of possible misinformation or misunderstanding in countries that are trial sites. Journalists will be supported to properly communicate the life-saving efforts of HIV prevention science.

    This work with journalists is the media component of the “Coalition to Accelerate and Support Prevention Research (CASPR)”, a USAID grant which brings together scientists, advocates, communicators and journalists to support the development and sustainability of an Africa-centered network of experts that help accelerate and create an enabling environment for biomedical HIV prevention research.

    GENERAL FUNCTION:

    Internews is seeking a Senior Health Journalism Trainer to be based in Nairobi for an anticipated 3 – 4 year project to provide high level technical expertise and guide journalists in Sub Saharan Africa on writing the story about cutting edge HIV prevention science. The trainer will identify thematic areas in HIV prevention science and work alongside teams of journalists in priority countries (Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda, as well as Tanzania and Mozambique) to progressively advance the capacity of partner journalists, to provide support with the organization of science café’s and to strengthen country-based and Africa-wide networks of specialist health journalists. The candidate must provide expert technical assistance and skills transfer in areas like impactful HIV science storytelling, effective media engagement and the use of social media to ensure that a cadre of journalists in Africa is equipped to translate the processes of and progress with prevention trials, and to communicate the significance of these research efforts to their audiences. Being steeped in news and current affairs training, the Health Journalism Trainer will work with Internews and colleagues at AVAC (the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition), to offer a highly flexible approach – able to redeploy activities to settings where new developments and challenges may arise, as is common with clinical trial and policy development processes.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

    • Provides coordination and strong management to ensure the program is implemented in a timely and inclusive manner.
    • Work with the Global Health Adviser and with AVAC colleagues to devise and manage a series of country media engagement plans, to coordinate travel, to provide guidance at media science café’s and to conduct on-site and distance mentoring to partner journalists.

    • Training and capacity building activities:

      • Journalism training at existing calendared HIV conferences and meetings.
      • Technical assistance and knowledge transfer at science café’s.
      • Technical assistance to stakeholders in the partnership.
    • Online networking and capacity building of journalists.

    • Development of platforms in support of an evolving HIV Journalism network.

    • Ongoing mentoring of journalists and CSO’s in the network.

    • Attendance of and active participation at partner meetings.

    • Program reporting and editorial contributions to Internews platforms.

    • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least four years’ experience in global health or related field.
    • Master’s degree in public health, development or other relevant subject a plus.
    • Experience in sub-Saharan Africa and/or with in-country program implementation a plus.
    • Excellent writing, editing and content development skills, and a strong command of English, with an ability to convey complex ideas in a clear, direct, and lively style.
    • Knowledge of and commitment to HIV/AIDS, international health and development issues and programming.
    • Excellent multicultural and interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate relationships and interact effectively with others inside and outside the organization.
    • Willingness and ability to travel.
    • Knowledge of USAID requirements and regulations.
    • In-depth experience with Excel, PowerPoint, word processing and data analysis.

    Benefits Information:

    This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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    Libya: Translator

    Organization: CTG Global
    Country: Libya
    Closing date: 16 Dec 2016

    TERMS OF REFERENCE

    Vacancy reference no.:

    VAC-0408

    Position:

    Translator

    Place of performance:

    Tripoli, Libya

    Contract duration:

    up to 6 months

    Starting date:

    10-Dec-2016

    OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

    CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

    OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

    Libya is experiencing significant political conflict, insecurity and economic challenges five years after the 17 February 2011 Revolution. The overall environment is characterized by deep political polarization, increased institutional uncertainty, continuous violence and growing threat of terrorism.

    In accordance with its mandate, UNSMIL has been actively engaged in efforts to mediate a peaceful resolution to Libya’s political and institutional crisis and bring an end to the armed conflict. After the 17 December signature of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), the formation of the Government of National Accord (GNA) is an important step towards restoring state institutions in Libya and create the environment and opportunity to reinvigorate the process of Libya’s democratic transition.

    UNDP is providing substantive and logistical support to UNSMIL to widen the support to the LPA and provide technical assistance to the GNA.

    Libya is at a critical junction in its development process. International technical support and development funds have been secured from multiple countries, and a variety of development projects have been proposed at all administrative levels.

    The PC’s Media & Communications Office has now requested UNDP’s support to recruit Translators to provide urgently needed translation services to the office as part of broader efforts to improve government communications quality and outreach.

    The overall objective of the consultancy will be to support the PC’s Media & Communications Office with timely and accurate translation services to facilitate improved government communications.

    GENERAL FUNCTIONS

    Role objective:

    § Producing accurate translation of English text to Arabic and Arabic text to English and conduct simultaneous translation as required. Content accuracy of media statements, speeches etc includes detailed comparison of content, facts and figures and making sure there are no omissions from the source; translations, captions under photographs, lists etc; accurate, exact and agreed translation of government agencies and titles

    § Ensuring Arabic language excellence and proofreading, including excellent Arabic language, vocabulary, syntax, expression and grammar as well as all relevant terminology

    § Ensuring quality check and proofreading of translation; ensuring that no typographical or other errors are left in the final text

    § The translation submitted to the Media & Communication Department is the property of the government and cannot be submitted, distributed to or used by any other party, unless arranged otherwise

    § The translator will work within the fast-moving media environment and is therefore required to meet agreed deadlines and be available to support the Director of the Communication & Media Department for comments and corrections in a timely fashion.

    Expected output:

    § Under the overall guidance of the Director of the PC’s Media & Communications Office provide

    • Up to 2,500 words of translation in ONE working day

    • Up to 2,500- 5,000 words in TWO working days

    • Up to 5,000 – 7,500 words in THREE working days

    • For every 2,500 words an additional working day.

    § Under the overall guidance of the Director of the PC’s Media and Communications Office provide live translation during press conferences, speeches, statements and other meetings as required

    § Between 30,000 – 45,000 words of translation on a monthly basis

    § Between 30,000 – 45,000 words of translation within each month

    Project reporting:

    § Director and to the project manager, Political Dialogue project

    Team management:

    § This role does not have team management responsibility.

    ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

    Education:

    § Bachelor’s degree in University degree in international development, political science, international relations or related field.

    Work experience:

    § Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Media & Communications experience.

    Geographical experience:

    § Minimum of 10 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Tripoli is an advantage.

    Languages:

    § Fluency in Arabic and English are essential.

    Key competencies:

    § University degree in international development, political science, international relations or related field, or a minimum of 10 years relevant work experience in lieu of a university degree

    § Quality of previous translation work samples

    § Extensive experience working with media and/or other research institutes, academic organizations or similar media / communication related institutions

    § Solid understanding of the Libyan media environment and awareness of the Libyan political environment

    § Good IT, writing and typing skills

    § Excellent knowledge of Arabic and English

    Other relevant information:

    To be advised.

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates should create a profile and apply on CTG Global careers website (click here). Please refer to the vacancy number: VAC-0408. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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    Libya: Photographer/Videographer

    Organization: CTG Global
    Country: Libya
    Closing date: 04 Dec 2016

    Vacancy reference no.:

    VAC-0397

    Position:

    Photographer / videographer

    Place of performance:

    Libya (Obari/Sebha, Benghazi, Kikla, Tripoli)

    Contract duration:

    up to 6 months

    Starting date:

    11-Dec-2016

    OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL

    CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

    OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION

    The Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) is an immediate stabilization initiative that provides quick rehabilitation of critical infrastructure, and enhances the engagement between the central government and municipalities. The Stabilization Facility will repair light infrastructure within the conflict affected areas to reverse the physical disruption caused by the conflict, and enable the reopening of key services at the municipal level. It may also support quick recovery of businesses that are critical to the survival of whole communities through rehabilitation and provision of equipment.

    The Stabilization Facility will undertake rehabilitation of light infrastructure and critical businesses destroyed by conflict in East, West and South Libya.

    The project will support the following types of infrastructure rehabilitation:

    • key public infrastructure including clinics, hospitals, schools and police stations and government buildings;

    • rehabilitation of waste water treatment facilities, and water networks;

    • rehabilitation of power stations, electricity networks, power grids and other destroyed electricity infrastructure;

    • Rehabilitation of roads and bridges;

    • Rehabilitation of small businesses that are critical to the community (e.g. bakeries).

    The project will also require provision of equipment that will complement the works, including:

    • Provision of equipment including alternative electricity sources.

    • Provision of equipment to small businesses being rehabilitated.

    The first step of the project will be to undertake a participatory rapid needs assessment in the first three locations where the Stabilization Facility will start working in, including a location in the East, West and South Libya.

    GENERAL FUNCTIONS

    Role objective:

    Objective

    • To support communication of the GNA’s delivery of services through the SFL, and to ensure that delivery is documented for monitoring and evaluation.

    Role

    • To support the PC and GNA communications efforts in demonstrating to the Libyan public the effectiveness of the GNA in delivering services to citizens, by producing high-quality photographs / videos recording the delivery of services and their effect;

    • To reassure the SFL Manager and donors that outputs are actually being delivered on the ground.

    Expected output:

    1. The photographer / videographer’s work will include:

    a. Documenting the progress of UNDP projects in the region such as delivery of items, progress with construction, completion of training, and the use of these skills, items and buildings;

    b. Understanding the UNDP deliverables in the region, discussing with the relevant UNDP team the key areas where photographic / videographic material could add value in monitoring and communications, and agreeing with the team leader which areas would be most effective for recording;

    c. Seeking out appropriate photographic subjects and opportunities;

    d. Carrying out research and preparation for a shoot;

    e. Managing the processing and use of images, discussing technical problems, checking for quality and similar details;

    f. Transmitting the photos and video according to deadlines in the best quality possible, along with the necessary information such as subjects’ names, titles, location, date and the photo opportunity.

    1. The photographer / videographer will work closely with the other members of the SFL communications team, and the communications teams of the PC and GNA, to ensure that the messages communicated through the photos and videos produced reflect the key messages agreed for the SFL.

    2. The photographer / videographer will develop a close relationship with the PC and GNA communications teams, so that opportunities for photos and videos may be identified by any team member, the opportunities communicated to the rest of the team, and the coverage obtained swiftly and to high quality.

    Project reporting:

    The photographer / videographer will report to the UNDP Libya Head of Communications

    Team management:

    None

    ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

    Education:

    § Bachelor’s degree in media.

    Work experience:

    § Minimum of 2 years of demonstrable relevant Media & Communications experience.

    Geographical experience:

    § Minimum of 2 years of experience in Africa with local experience in Libya is an advantage.

    Languages:

    § Fluency in Arabic and English are essential.

    Key competencies:

    The contract will be for 72 days over six months initially, subject to the continued relevance of the post and the fate of the SFL. The contract may be extended if needed based on good performance.

    The consultant will therefore be held on monthly retainer, with an expected requirement for approximately 12 days / month.

    Other relevant information:

    The consultancy will be based in (location) with travel within Libya to the selected project locations.

    Travel within Tripoli will be in the consultant’s private vehicle, and the consultant will provide her/his own accommodation. Transport to other project locations in Libya may require armoured vehicles, depending on discussions between the consultant and the UNDP FSO. Travel to Tunis will be by scheduled flights or UN aviation depending on availability and cost.

    • Demonstrated ability to shoot effective and emotive stills and video;
    • Demonstrated knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Light room or similar;

    How to apply:

    to Apply please follow this link: https://recruitmentctg.force.com/xcdrecruit__Site_ExternalPositionDetails?id=a1124000000vyOj

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    Uganda: NATIONAL MEDIA/ADVOCACY COORDINATOR – KAMPALA, UGANDA

    Organization: International Justice Mission
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 31 Dec 2016

    The Need

    International Justice Mission (IJM) Uganda is working to eliminate property grabbing in Uganda and Violence Against Women by bringing rescue and restoration to individual victims, accountability to their perpetrators, and transformation to the public justice system as a whole. As the National Media and Advocacy Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to use your skills develop and oversee the media and advocacy strategy of the Kampala and Gulu Field Offices and raise awareness around the issue of violence against woman and property grabbing in Uganda. Additionally, you will develop advocacy strategies that will bring all stakeholders toward a common platform of ending property grabbing from Widows and Orphans and develop a national strategy to protect woman from violence. This position is based in Kampala, Uganda and reports to the National Director, Uganda.

    Responsibilities

    The National Media and Advocacy Coordinator will execute the following critical roles and responsibilities under the leadership of the National Director, Uganda:

    • Ensure achievement of all Kampala System Reform media and advocacy milestones;
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of a national media strategy and developing relationships with media outlets that leverages the work of Kampala and Gulu for the following outcomes:
    • Ending property grabbing becomes a priority (highlight scale, brutality, escalation to violence, devastating downstream effects);
    • Make criminal prosecution a priority and normal when offenses against the state have occurred;
    • Deter land grabbers;
    • Reward and honor reformers; and
    • Fuel the movement that will strengthen demand and will to sustain the reforms.
    • Plan and coordinate strategic advocacy events around ending violence against woman and property grabbing from widows and orphans;
    • Produce high quality advocacy materials and initiatives to support the Uganda programs;
    • Produce/provide high quality media/marketing/advocacy work products and consultation that meet Kampala and Gulu’s program needs;
    • Represent IJM at public speaking, mobilization and advocacy events;
    • Carry out additional assignments as delegated by the National Director as the role and the media and advocacy strategies evolve; and
    • Coach, mentor and appropriately train the Volunteer Communications Specialist and Communications Intern in professional development and execution of Media and Advocacy function including staff discipline, performance management among others.

    Required Skills and Experience

    • Five years relevant work experience;
    • Master’s degree in Communications preferable;
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite Software, Windows 2000 and Windows XP;
    • Knowledge of Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign);
    • Strong editorial eye and ability to convey IJM’s message and image through written, visual and oral communication;
    • Excellent people skills, demonstrated through collaborating with and supporting colleagues in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic organization; and
    • Fluent in written and spoken English.

    Critical Qualities

    • Mature orthodox Christian faith, as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;
    • Exceptionally high level of honesty, integrity and transparency;
    • Strong initiative and result-orientation;
    • Attention to detail and disciplined with priorities;
    • Personable and mature judgment;
    • Professional presentation in demeanor, written and oral communication;
    • Works well under stress and maintains a sustained positive attitude; and
    • Strong ethic of service and a passion for IJM’s goals.

    Travel Requirements

    • This position will require travel within Uganda occasionally.

    How to apply:

    To apply, log on to http://www.ijm.org/careers/national-mediaadvocacy-coordinator-kampala-uganda

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    Afghanistan: Afghanistan: Parliamentary Reporting Training Consultant

    Organization: Internews Network
    Country: Afghanistan
    Closing date: 19 Dec 2016

    Term: 25 Days during February-March 2017 (10 remote, 15 days in-country).

    OVERVIEW

    Internews Network is an international media development organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, and the means to make their voices heard. Internews has worked in Afghanistan since 2002 to further the development of independent media and access to information. This consultancy comes within the Afghan Civic Engagement Program (ACEP) – a five-year program, funded by USAID and implemented in collaboration with Counterpart International. To achieve the goal of ACEP, Internews works with local partners to implement activities designed to improve access to independent news and public affairs information.

    Over the course of nearly two calendar months, the consultant will develop a parliamentary reporting training curriculum for Afghan journalists and deliver a training of trainers (ToT) with Internews partner Nai Supporting Open Media in Kabul. The training is intended to contribute towards improving understanding of the relationship between parliament and the media, ensuring accuracy and objectivity in parliamentary reporting, utilizing access to information law and developing techniques for reporting on parliament, standing committees, and parliamentarians

    Scope of Work:

    • Review existing thematic training modules, research on legislative and parliamentary reporting in Afghanistan and best practices, in collaboration with Internews staff in Afghanistan (3 days, remote).

    • Develop draft parliamentary reporting training materials (7 days, remote).

    • Meet with trainers and other stakeholders to discuss draft training materials (2 days, in-country).

    • Revise/tailor training materials, as required (3 days, in-country).

    • Deliver ToT (5 days, in country).

    • Provide additional support to trainers and/or resources, develop final report (5 days, in country).

    • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

    Deliverables:

    • Training curriculum.

    • Detailed Training guide.

    • Handouts for participants.

    • Pre/post tests for participants.

    • Lessons learned-focused final report (for Internews).

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Degree or equivalent professional experience.

    • Knowledge of media/journalism in South Asia required. Knowledge/experience of media/journalism in Afghanistan, an advantage.

    • Experience designing training curriculum and leading ToT (Training of trainers) sessions required.

    • Knowledge/experience with Parliamentary reporting preferred.

    • High level of English language skills required, and Dari / Pashto desirable but not essential.

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

    • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders in Afghanistan and sensitivity to cross-cultural dynamics in the work place.

    • Good sense of humor and stress management.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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    Burkina Faso: CONSULTANCE – CONCEPTION ET PRODUCTION D’UN FILM DOCUMENTAIRE SUR LES BONNES PRATIQUES DANS LE CADRE DU PROJET ESSPOIR

    Organization: Handicap International
    Country: Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger
    Closing date: 20 Dec 2016

    1. CONTEXTE**

    Le programme multi-pays dénommé ESSPOIR ” Les Enfants malnutris du Sahel sont Stimulés, Protégés, Orientés et Intégrés dans leur communauté devenue plus Résiliente », démarré en Septembre 2015, est mis en œuvre au Mali, au Burkina Faso et au Niger. Ce projet vise à prévenir et réduire le risque de complications et de séquelles invalidantes chez les enfants de moins de 5 ans atteints de malnutrition et/ou ayant développés un retard de développement afin de favoriser son épanouissement dans un environnement familial serein, soutenant et protecteur. Dans ce cadre HI propose, en travaillant main dans la main avec les centres de santé et les partenaires nutrition, différents services spécialisés pour répondre aux besoins spécifiques des enfants, de leurs familles et de leurs communautés. Ces services comprennent la Kinésithérapie d’Eveil, la Stimulation Précoce et le Soutien Psychosocial et Communautaire.

    L’objectif général du projet est de prévenir et réduire le risque de complications et de séquelles invalidantes chez les enfants de moins de 5 ans (0-59 mois) atteints de malnutrition et/ou ayant développés un retard de développement afin de favoriser son épanouissement dans un environnement familial serein, soutenant et protecteur au Burkina Faso, au Mali et au Niger. Et plus spécifiquement de renforcer les capacités des communautés et familles des enfants malnutris à répondre à leurs besoins spécifiques en favorisant leur accès:

    i) à des soins pour le développement à travers des interventions de stimulation précoce ;

    ii) à des mesures préventives et protectrices pour améliorer leur niveau de résilience face aux crises chroniques dans la région du Sahel.

    Le projet se déroule en partenariat avec la DGD (Direction Générale de la Coopération au Développement et de l’Aide Humanitaire du Gouvernement Belge) pour une durée de 2 ans.

    Ce projet multi-pays est le 1ere en la matière sur ces secteurs d’intervention ; secteurs représentant de forts enjeux pour Handicap International qui est à ce jour le seul acteur réellement positionné sur ce type d’actions. La valorisation de l’action à travers le développement d’un volet capitalisation est donc également un enjeu fort dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre de ce projet régional.

    1. OBJECTIFS**

      2.1. Objectif global

    L’objectif de la prestation est de réaliser et de produire :

    • un film documentaire vidéo sur les bonnes pratiques et l’impact des activités du projet

    • 3 courts vidéos présentant des messages clés audiovisuels à faire passer aux bénéficiaires

    2.2. Objectifs spécifiques

    • De la prestation

    La prestation consistera à réaliser toutes les activités nécessaires pour la réalisation et la production du film et des 3 messages audiovisuels dont :

    • L’écriture et la pré-production : rencontres avec les porteurs du projet, compréhension du mandat de Handicap International, prise de connaissance de la thématique et assimilation des grands enjeux, développement du déroulement général du film et des vidéo messages.

    • La production : visites sur le terrain (Burkina Faso, Mali et Niger), rencontres et interviewes avec les principaux acteurs, prises d’image et de son.

    • La post-production : montage du film et du/des vidéo messages, enregistrement et insertion des sous – titrages, création du générique, insertion des animations sonore enregistrement sur support DVD et clé USB et duplication.

    • Du film documentaire

    L’objectif du film est de :

    • Sensibiliser les autres acteurs à niveau régional et international sur l’importance du volet psychosocial et de réadaptation dans la prise en charge de la malnutrition
    • Servir d’outil de plaidoyer pour interpeller les décideurs et les politiques sur la nécessité d’intégrer ponctuellement la prise en charge psychosociale dans les centres nutritionnels
    • Des 3 messages audiovisuels

    L’objectif des 3 messages audiovisuels est de :

    • Sensibiliser les communautés sur l’importance de : la stimulation précoce, la kinésithérapie d’éveil et le support psychosociale et communautaire
    • Toucher un large éventail de la population des 3 pays cibles à travers la transmission télévisée de 3 messages courts, clairs et simples

    • TACHES DU CONSULTANT

    Dans le cadre de la réalisation de sa mission, les tâches suivantes incomberont au prestataire :

    3.1. Réalisation d’un projet de film et de 3 vidéo messages (SYNOPSIS)

    Sur la base de discussion avec l’équipe du projet (Burkina Faso, Mali et Niger) et d’autres personnes ressources, le prestataire aura à :

    • Assimiler et s’approprier le contexte de production

    • Prendre connaissance des idées clés à communiquer

    • Etablir avec l’équipe projet la liste des personnes à interviewer, et les types d’image à filmer

    • Etablir avec l’équipe projet les messages a faire passer

    • Elaborer et présenter un projet de film et un projet de vidéo message

    3.2. Elaboration d’un planning des tournages

    Après la validation du projet de film et de vidéo message, le prestataire, avec l’equipe Handicap International, validera un calendrier des tournages au Burkina Faso, Mali et Niger.

    3.3. Tournage

    Le prestataire assurera intégralement les séances de tournage (prises de vues et de son), les interviews au niveau des communautés locales et au niveau des différentes institutions étatiques ou non étatiques. L’équipe projet appuiera et facilitera son introduction au niveau de ces parties prenantes. En cas de non-conformité avec le projet de film (absence des interviewés prévus, manque d’image, etc.), l’équipe projet peut proposer la réalisation de tournage de remplacement.

    Les images seront prises dans les localités suivantes :

    • Au Burkina Faso dans la région du Sahel

    • Au Mali dans la région de Tombouctou

    • A Niger dans la région de Maradi

    3.4. Script

    • Elaborer de manière détaillée le séquençage des images, du son, et de la voix – off

    3.5. Montage

    Après acquisition des images et des différents outils d’illustration du film et du vidéo message, le prestataire aura à :

    • Assurer l’agencement des images selon la construction du script (interview, graphiques, images de transition, etc.),

    • Enregistrer et intégrer la voix-off en langue locale (selon le pays et la région) c’est à dire la langue des personnes interviewées,

    • Intégrer le sous-titrage en français.

    Une session de visionnage et de commentaire de la version montée est prévue au niveau de l’équipe projet avant de parvenir à la version finale validée du film et des vidéos messages.

    3.6. Finalisation

    Sous condition de la validation du montage, le prestataire procédera a :

    • Rédiger, synchroniser et intégrer le sous–titrage, en français.

    • Développement des infographies pour le générique de début et de fin, et intégration des animations musicales de fond,

    • Enregistrement en formats .avi et .mpeg et duplication des exemplaires,

    • Réalisation de la couverture du film (jaquette).

      3.7. Remise des livrables

      A la fin de la prestation, le prestataire sera redevable des produits spécifiés au point 4 ci-après.

    • LIVRABLES ET ECHEANCIER

    Conformément aux objectifs, le prestataire sera redevable des livrables ci- dessous :

    • Formats : Haute définition (1920*1080) (*.mpeg) et basse définition (1280*720) (*.avi), fournis sur supports DVD (avec couverture – jaquette – et logo) et clés USB.

    • Finition : 16/9, fini et masterisé, stéréo Dolby

    • Durée : 16 mn maximun pour le film et 1 minute maximum pour les messages

    • Langues : la version originale du film sera en français : interviews dans les langues de communication usuelle des personnes interviewées sous-titré en français et voix- off intégralement en français. Langues pour les vidéo messages à définir avec l’équipe projet.

    1er Livrable :

    • Déroulement général du film (SYNOPSIS)

    • Déroulement général du/des vidéo message/s (SYNOPSIS)

    • Calendrier de l’intervention

      Durée : Estimation par le prestataire dans l’offre technique

      2eme livrable : Le script du film

      Durée : Estimation par le prestataire dans l’offre technique

      3eme livrable : Les script du/des vidéo message/s

      Durée : Estimation par le prestataire dans l’offre technique

      4eme livrable : Tournage au Burkina Faso, Mali et Niger

      Durée : 5 jours ouvrable par pays (15 jours ouvrables en totale)

      5eme livrable :

    Version 1 du film documentaire en format *.avi, en langue française (voix – off et sous – titrage en français) à soumettre pour visionnage et commentaires à l’équipe projet

    Version 1 du/des vidéo messages

    Une proposition de couverture des DVDs

    Durée :Estimation par le prestataire dans l’offre technique

    6eme livrable :

    Version finale du film documentaire dans les formats :

    Vingt (20) exemplaires clé USB

    Version finale du/des vidéo messages dans les formats :

    Vingt (20) exemplaires clé USB

    Deux (02) exemplaires DVD

    Les copies des ” rushes » (images brutes) en format vidéo *.mpeg.

    Durée : Estimation par le prestataire dans l’offre technique

    1. PROFIL DU PRESTATAIRE

    La prestation s’adresse aux consultants indépendants ou cabinets travaillant dans le domaine de la communication et de la production audiovisuelle privée légalement établie et répondant au profil suivant :

    • Etre titulaire d’un diplôme universitaire dans le domaine de la communication ou de l’audiovisuel ou jouir d’une expérience équivalente ;

    • Avoir une expérience probante de réalisation d’au moins cinq (5) films documentaires en court métrage dans les domaines du développement (Education, santé, cohésion sociale, développement rural, sécurisation foncière, etc.) ;

    • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience en production audio-visuelle ;

    • Avoir de bonnes connaissances des différentes zones d’intervention du projet notamment le Sahel ;

    • Disposer de matériels adéquats pour la mission (prise de vue et de son, table de montage, etc.).

    NB : l’équipe de mission ne saurait excéder deux (2) personnes.

    1. CONSTITUTION DU DOSSIER DE CONSULTATION**

    Le prestataire sera recruté sur la base des dossiers technique et financier constitués comme suit :

    7.1. Offre technique

    Elle devra tenir compte des points suivants :

    • Les expériences dans le domaine et les structures de référence : travaux antérieurs (brochures, articles, documentaires) réalisés et CV

    • La compréhension que le consultant a de la mission

    • La description détaillée de la méthodologie participative à mettre en œuvre

    • Les Moyens techniques (les capacités techniques disponibles, la description explicite des matériels de tournage et de prise de photo)

    • Les Moyens humains, les curricula vitae détaillés des membres de l’équipe

    • Les contacts de deux structures de référence avec lesquelles le prestataire a déjà collaboré.

    • Le chronogramme de déroulement des activités

    • Show reel (format : lien internet)

      7.2. Offre financière

      L’offre financière devra intégrer les honoraires journaliers de l’intervention en francs CFA et en hors taxe en tenant compte des éléments suivants :

    • La pré-production (rédaction des SYNOPSIS)

    • La production (reportage) : 15 jours ouvrables maximum dont 5 au Burkina, 5 au Mali et 5 au Niger

    • La post-production (Script, montage, finalisation, etc.)

    • La traduction lors de la production

      Le transport et l’hébergement des membres de l’équipe de tournage sont prise en charge par Handicap International – le commanditaire.

      NB : le prestataire assure la restauration de son équipe

    • DATE DE DEMARRAGE

      Date de Démarrage probable : Février/Mars 2017

    NB : Le contrat sera fait au nom du consultant principal s’il s’agit d’un groupe de consultant

    1. ASPECTS SECURITAIRES

      Un briefing sécurité sera réalisé au début de la mission dans chacun des 3 pays et les consultants sont tenus de respecter les consignes de sécurité.

    How to apply:

    Le consultant doit déposer/envoyer des offres séparées (technique + financière).

    A envoyer au plus tard le mardi 20 Décembre 2016** à 18 h 00 (heure limite) à l’adresse suivant : coordo.esspoir@hi-burkinaniger.org

    avec la mention/objet : Recrutement d’un prestataire pour la réalisation d’un film documentaire (Projet ESSPOIR)

    Seul le consultant retenu après la sélection des dossiers sera contacté.

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    Afghanistan: Communication Strategist/Consultant

    Organization: Accord Worldwide
    Country: Afghanistan
    Closing date: 25 Nov 2016

    Accord Worldwide is an international development and training firm. We provide services with a passion to bring about change in the grass root level. We come from various cultural and geographical backgrounds to make a diverse team connected by a shared vision and mission.
    At Accord Worldwide, our core value is to reach out and bring forth an understanding with development and empowerment of the individual within the community level, within corporate teams, government entities, and public/private establishments. We believe that in developing the individual with the right skills, he/she is able to empower and differentiate and change the environment around, hence being an asset and core part of development of his niche community and the nation at a large. We believe in the importance of equipping the individuals with skills and knowledge that bridge the distance between infrastructure and information, shaping them into dynamic professionals in an increasingly competitive world, who in-turn make a positive impact on the environment (professional, personal or social) they associate with. We connect organizations and teams to be part of community development activities that contribute to the nation’s growth and development.

    Responsibilities

    · Assess the impact, efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of the project interventions

    . Identify successes and challenges and generate key leanings for future programming

    Experience & Other Requirements

    At least 5 years proven practical experience in developing communication strategies

    Proficiency in Dari/Pashto writing and speaking, and be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing

    Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent team player is a prerequisite

    How to apply:

    Please apply through this link from our website

    http://www.accord-worldwide.com/work-with-us/jobs-2/

    Alternatively, you can email us on Jobs@accord-worldwide.com

    For further information and application, please go to our jobs section on our main website. http://www.accord-worldwide.com/work-with-us/jobs-2/

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    Tajikistan: Communications Content Manager – Tajikistan

    Organization: Overseas Strategic Consulting
    Country: Tajikistan
    Closing date: 09 Dec 2016

    Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. (OSC) seeks well-qualified applicants for Communications Content Manager with experience in Tajikistan or on land reform projects in Central Asia.

    Position Description

    The Communications Content Manager is responsible for leading communications content and quality control throughout project implementation. S/he will provide assistance to public outreach strategies and activities aimed at educating the public about land laws and procedures, including registration procedures, the status of land reform and land use rights, and other pertinent issues. The Communications Content Manager will also support other communications activities aimed at the establishment of a functioning agricultural land market as needed. This is a long-term position based in Tajikistan.

    Requirements

    · Degree in communications or related field;

    · Experience working in Tajikistan or the region;

    · Five or more years of experience designing content for multi-channeled communications campaigns and outreach activities;

    · Experience with mass media, interpersonal communication methods, and innovative communications technology; and Fluency in Tajik, Russian, and English

    How to apply:

    Established in 1992, OSC (www.oscltd.com) provides strategic communications support for development missions in challenging environments around the world. Using research-based strategies, OSC provides qualitative and quantitative research, technical assistance, and advisory services to donor agencies, governments, private institutions, and civil society organizations, building institutional communications capacity in a multitude of sectors and subject areas. For consideration, please email resume/CV and cover letter via email (osc@oscltd.com) using the subject line: Communications Content Manager. OSC is committed to recruiting, employing, promoting, and retaining the best-qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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    Turkey: Translator

    Organization: Independent Doctors Association
    Country: Turkey
    Closing date: 23 Nov 2016

    Summary

    Independent Doctor’s Association (IDA) is seeking a translator Officer to integrate the HR team at IDA’s Gaziantep office. IDA’s work in the field and advocates on behalf of the medical staff and civilians inside Syria to the international community.

    The Translator Officer will be primarily responsible for interprets written or spoken material into English -Arabic languages, ensures meaning and context are maintained, creates glossaries or term dictionaries, possesses knowledge of multiple languages.

    Competency

    · Bachelor’s Degree in English literature.

    · Fluency in at English -Arabic Languages, Written and Verbal Communication, Understanding of Turkish.

    · Knowledge of Specific Subjects, Interpersonal Communication, Accuracy, Attention to Detail, Software Proficiency, Motivation,

    · Ability to Meet Deadlines,

    · Ability to Work Under Pressure

    · Strong interest in making a positive impact on the humanitarian situation in Syria through advocacy.

    · Ability to work well in a team environment.

    · High level of integrity and sense of initiative.

    Primary responsibilities

    · Undertake Arabic-English interpreting and translation

    · Demonstrated high-level ability to translate documents between Arabic and English,.

    · Reads through or listens to material in one language, ascertains understanding of the meaning and context of that material, and converts it into a second language, making sure to preserve the original meaning

    · Consults with subject matter experts and other colleagues in order to understand specialized concepts and translate them appropriately

    · Translates a variety of documents including literary, legal, research, technical, scientific, educational, and medical materials

    · Proven high-level ability to interpret Arabic-English discussion in official meetings and other contexts.

    · and the ability to prepare high quality correspondence in both languages.

    · Prepare and follow-up on official correspondence.

    · Seek official meetings and arrange and facilitate visit programs.

    · Manage and prepare correspondence.

    · Undertake other duties as directed.

    How to apply:

    The interested candidate should send their CV and Cover Letter detailing their experiences to

    job@ida-org.com

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    Turkey: Short- and Medium-Term Technical Consultants: Television and Radio Training Experts

    Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board
    Country: Turkey
    Closing date: 31 Dec 2016

    ABOUT IREX

    IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    IREX implements a robust portfolio of activities that support the development of television and radio broadcast news production, current affairs and documentary program production, and broadcast operations at a group of indigenous, Arabic-language, media outlets. Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, Television and Radio Training Experts will deliver on-site (on-the-job) training for media outlet partners supported through IREX project activities. Assignments will range in duration from two (2) weeks to six (6) months. Trainers will be embedded within media outlets as part of training assignments.

    IREX is seeking trainers with documented experience delivering on-site training in the following subject matter/skill areas:

    • Editorial Management
    • News Production
    • Radio and Television On-Air Presentation
    • Digital Audio and Video Editing
    • Program Production
    • Program Scheduling and Formatting
    • Technical Broadcast Operations (Studio Design, Lighting, Camera Operations)
    • Transmission Engineering
    • Radio Management
    • Television Management
    • Sales and Marketing Strategy
    • Application of Audience Research at Broadcast Outlets
    • Financial Management for Media Outlets
    • Media Business Strategy

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Develop on-the-job training plans and schedules as directed by IREX;
    • Deliver on-the-job training at radio or television outlets;
    • Provide IREX and beneficiary media outlets with recommendations for follow-up training, technical upgrades, and management decisions based on results of training interventions;
    • Produce comprehensive written reports, in English language, detailing activities undertaken within each training assignment, actions taken within beneficiary outlets resulting from training, recommendations for future training, and other items, as requested by IREX; and,
    • Other responsibilities as requested.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in television or radio as a station General Manager, Program Director, Journalist/Reporter/Correspondent, Newsroom Manager, Editor-in-Chief, Producer, Presenter, or Technical Engineer
    • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in broadcast television or radio training
    • Each candidate should include within his/her CV references for the broadcast outlets at which the candidate has radio and/or television work experience, and the broadcast outlets at which the candidate has delivered on-the-job training.
    • Experience working in political transition and post-conflict environments
    • Experience working in the MENA (Middle East/North Africa) geographic region
    • Ability to use and train others to use digital editing software applications – Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Suite and/or After Effects
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
    • Excellent English-language written skills for training assignment reports;
    • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly in multi-cultural environments; and
    • Ability to work under pressure.

    Attitudes:

    • Willingness to work in a flexible manner in terms of number of working hours, days of work; and,
    • High ethical standards.

    To Apply: Please send a resume and a cover letter to tmedia@irex.org. Add the word “Training Expert” in the subject of the email.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

    AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

    Application deadline: Shortlisted Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

    How to apply:

    To apply, visit IREX’s website at https://www.irex.org/careers?p=job%2FoYEh4fwH and send a resume and cover letter to tmedia@irex.org with the words “Training Expert” in the subject of the email.

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    Turkey: Deputy Chief of Party (Television and Video Production)

    Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board
    Country: Turkey
    Closing date: 31 Dec 2016

    ABOUT IREX

    IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    IREX will be implementing a robust portfolio of activities that support the development of television news production, current affairs and documentary program production, television broadcast operations, and television training initiatives at a group of indigenous, Arabic-language, media outlets. Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party (Television and Video Production) will coordinate with designated media outlet partners, project staff, and technical experts to arrange and provide technical and grant assistance, design and organize training interventions, follow-up, and monitoring activities of indigenous media outlets supported through IREX project activities.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Identification of potential new television and video production development projects (“activities”), and local television and video production partner organizations;
    • Identification of potential new projects to counter the influence of violent extremist groups on local target audiences through video and television programming;
    • Participation in the design of activity proposal documents, including project justifications, political context and background descriptions, project work plans, implementation timelines, activity risk assessments, monitoring and evaluation plans, and budgets;
    • Participation in the development of broadcast media, social media and media research project activities;
    • Development and maintenance of strong working relationships with a range of indigenous media outlet organizations;
    • Management of varied personnel, including IREX program staff members and individual technical broadcast media consultants;
    • Development and review of activity deliverables; and,
    • Other responsibilities as requested.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Business, Communications, Journalism, International Relations, Political Science or a related discipline;
    • At least ten (10) years of project and/or grant management experience. Project design and activity document preparation on U.S. government-funded political transition programming and/or media development projects preferred;
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple project partners and media sector stakeholders;
    • Previous work experience with international donors/NGOs, preferably in transitional and post-conflict environments;
    • Native-level written and spoken English with experience in quickly generating high-quality written documents and reports;
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
    • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly in multi-cultural environments; and,
    • Ability to work under pressure.

    Attitudes:

    • Willingness to work in a flexible manner in terms of number of working hours, days of work;
    • High ethical standards; and,
    • Occasional travel within Turkey as necessary to manage project activities.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

    AA/EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

    Application deadline: Shortlisted Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

    How to apply:

    To apply, visit IREX’s website https://www.irex.org/careers?p=job%2FoHEh4fwq

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    Indonesia: Social Media Expert

    Organization: Palladium International
    Country: Indonesia
    Closing date: 30 Nov 2016

    We are anticipating the need for a short-term Local Social Media Expert to support program implementation in Indonesia. The overall purpose of this short-term technical assistance consultancy is to create a practical and comprehensive approach for leveraging a range of social media to enhance general awareness in Health, Education and Environment issues in Indonesia.

    The position will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia, with some domestic travels. Key experience and competencies:

    • Creative Director should have a Bachelor degree in social sciences, marketing, or related discipline. social sciences, arts, cinematography, or related discipline.
    • Proven experience with video editing, photography, cinematography and visual communication skills
    • At least 5 years of progressive work experience in developing communication strategies and media content.
    • Proven experience with the development and implementation of media planning
    • Experience in monitoring and analysis of social media trends, on-line outreach strategies and approaches preferred.
    • Experience with developing and implementing communications and public relations strategies to promote and publicize different services and programs.
    • Experience interviewing content experts and translating this information into accurate, clear and concise prose for social media and online properties.
    • Proven expertise with writing and promoting blogs and content.
    • Ability to analyze responses to social media activities and make recommendations preferred
    • Proven experience researching, writing, and editing a broad range of communications activities, and use of social media outlets.
    • Proven ability to maintain and build relationships with social network influencers to create opportunities and coverage of programs.
    • Articulate, and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with different audiences.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
    • Must possess strong strategic communications skills
    • Experience in managing multiple communications and social media platforms.
    • Strong understanding of social media analytics desired

    Remuneration Package: A competitive package would be offered based on salary history and work experience. HOW TO APPLY: To respond to this position, please send your resume (no longer than 6 pages) and cover letter to recruitment@bantuproject.net, with the title of the position in the subject line of your email.

    Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

    Palladium provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=a2FuZGFzaS5ncmlmZml0aHMuODAyMzQuMzgzMEBwYWxsYWRpdW0uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

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    Regional Director – Middle East & North Africa

    Organization: Internews Network
    Closing date: 16 Dec 2016

    GENERAL FUNCTION

    The Regional Director for Middle East and North Africa oversees all Internews media programs and across the MENA region. Management responsibilities for this position include direct line management of core MENA support staff and regional country leads, regular donor correspondence and business development, program representation, coordination with security team, identification/ communication with the designated VP and other key staff on development opportunities, and overall award management/ donor administration compliance.

    The position will be based either in Washington, DC, London or the MENA region.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

    • Supervise and oversee region’s long term and short-term country, regional, or ad-hoc programs.
    • Supervise expanded program support staff supporting the MENA region, as required.
    • Coordinate and supervise launch and further development of new projects and other new developments as they evolve.
    • Within the MENA region, serve as the principle external representative for all Internews offices and headquarters teams.
    • Responsible for cultivating the most effective working relations between all country offices, regional hubs and various HQ teams in the US and UK.
    • Lead program development, including project design, proposal writing, donor relations for the MENA region.
    • Oversee and coordinate refunding priorities for key Internews presence countries with key program and MENA team members.
    • Devolve where needed supervisory responsibilities to program team members for operations and implementation, increase overall coordination responsibilities across expanded portfolio.
    • As assigned, coordinate or supervise in-region thematic or global programs such as, environment or humanitarian programs; supervise, coordinate and implement DC led global programs where appropriate.
    • Manage, coordinate, and facilitate needed professional development to Internews senior field staff and other employees as assigned in the region in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include overseeing employment planning; assigning and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.
    • Manage internal communications and information resources for region’s programs.
    • In coordination with country and MENA staff designs and drafts where needed scopes of work for vendor and personal services contracts; supervise where needed program staff to undertake these tasks.
    • Coordinate, track and ultimately be responsible for all formal award actions such as changes in scope-of-work, waiver requests, quarterly and final project narrative reports across all programs in the MENA portfolio. This responsibility extends to coordinating and ensuring that global reports that require regional input or support are fulfilled.
    • Works closely with the MENA Business Manager and finance team to prepare new proposal budgets, spending plans and projections, budget modifications, formal requests for obligation increases, cost extensions, and no cost extensions.
    • Manage reporting requirements on Internews projects to donors.
    • Oversee region’s program logistics and operations for program set-up, renewal, and close-out, as necessary and in coordination with other MENA staff.
    • Set the strategic vision and priorities across the regional portfolio, lead development of strategic plans and new program design.
    • Ensure that the MENA portfolio of projects demonstrates impact and generates learning.
    • Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • 10+ years experience in international development, media, and/or nonprofit fields.
    • 5+ years experience working in the region required.
    • Media background experience required, preferably with broadcast journalism, print acceptable.
    • Relevant advanced university degree.
    • USG and/or European grants management experience required.
    • MENA regional work and onsite projects management experience in at least 2 countries.
    • Excellent critical thinking, writing, communications skills.
    • Strong budgeting and financial management skills.
    • Strong staff management and organizational skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple, ongoing obligations and assignments.
    • Regional language reading and speaking proficiency. Arabic and/or French language preferred.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to draft and edit reports and proposal materials.
    • Effective public speaking skills.
    • Willingness to travel frequently within region and to meetings and conferences, often in difficult conditions.
    • Skilled in MS Office and Excel.

    How to apply:

    To apply, please visit our Career Center.

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    Costa Rica: Communications and Marketing Officer

    Organization: University for Peace
    Country: Costa Rica
    Closing date: 27 Nov 2016

    The Communications and Marketing Officer will assist in the development and implementation of the University’s Communications and Marketing Strategy, including:

    • Design and implement communication strategies for publicizing the University.
    • Work with the recruiter to design and implement marketing strategies for attracting new students to the University.
    • Update the UPEACE website with the latest information.
    • Develop and implement a sustainable social media strategy.
    • Design and coordinate the production of materials for both print and social media.
    • Provide Public Relations support to the Office of the Rector..
    • Research and monitor the international market for new potential marketing channels and strategies.
    • Coordinate actions with other UN agencies in the country by participating in UNCT meetings and collaborating with them to support UN information campaigns and others.

    Requirements:

    • Advanced University Degree (Licenciatura/Master’s degree) in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related field and three (3) years of relevant work experience and proven track record in similar positions OR Undergraduate Degree in the above-mentioned disciplines with a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated professional experience in this field.
    • Fully bilingual in both written and verbal English/Spanish.
    • Knowledge of another UN language is an asset.
    • Excellent writing skills in both English and Spanish.
    • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
    • Capacity to work under tight deadlines through effective time management.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage or coordinate events and activities.
    • Knowledge of publishing software and online communication tools a plus (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Mail Chimp, etc.)
    • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a global/team environment.

    Salary: $1,500-2,000 based on experience

    How to apply:

    Please submit your resume (maximum 3 pages) in the English language, along with a cover letter explaining your interest in the position. Your application should be sent in electronic format to the following e-mail only: jobshr@upeace.org in reference to position #1400. The period for the submission of CVs ends 27 November 2016 at 17:00 (5:00pm) local time. At the end of the application period, the selection board will review all applications and contact only those candidates that will continue to the next phase of the selection process. These short listed applicants will be contacted by 1 December 2016. Interviews will be conducted between 5-9 December 2016.

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    Kenya: Develop a Communication Strategy for Mass Information and Communication on Refugee Protection and Assistance Programme

    Organization: FilmAid International
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 26 Nov 2016

    Background:

    FilmAid partnered with UNHCR to help in meeting its key objective of providing humanitarian assistance to refugees by moblising community participation in health and rights and protection through community communications. UNHCR’s “communication strategy” is an overarching framework that includes differentiated but integrated communications elements – both traditional and emerging –that range from digital platforms and social media, to advocacy campaigns and events, public information and news media, formal and informal communication channels in use by persons of concern.

    FilmAid is a development and humanitarian communications organization that: harnesses the power and influence of film and media to combat critical social issues; creates multimedia content designed to inform, inspire and empower; uses a strategic and integrated approach to distribution including broadcast, mobile cinema, workshops, community-based screenings and digital media; works with communities to catalyze dialogue and drive social change.
    FilmAid is looking to engage a consultant to carry out a communications survey for its refugee and host community programs in Kakuma to inform the development of a comprehensive communication strategy to guide the UNHCR and implementing partners in communications engagement with beneficiaries.

    Objectives

    • To develop a comprehensive communications strategy to ensure that UNHCR reaches all the beneficiaries in the camp as well as the host communities.

    Scope of Work
    In line with the thrusts of the above -mentioned strategy, the main tasks of the consultant shall be as follows:

    • Understanding of UNHCR commitments to community communications as cuts across the 8 global Results Groups;
    • Consult with key aid actors (Aid agencies, Donors, Government of Kenya, County Administration) to establish communications tools and channels deployed in the operation;
    • Consult on the key findings of surveys available in Kakuma that informs of beneficiary information needs, channels of communication, preference and opportunities;
    • Develop a comprehensive communication strategy for UNHCR refugee operation in Kakuma that will include but not limited to:

      • Identify key messages for each target audience;
      • Identify channels of communication: active or passive;
      • Identify communication methods in use by aid organizations in Kakuma;
      • Preferred and trusted communication channels for beneficiaries, aid agencies and other stakeholders with a clear link between the preferred and trusted channels to the stakeholders mentioned;
      • Identify sustainable models for community based information management;
      • Identify organizational capacity needs on community communication.
    • Write into the communication strategy a comprehensive contingency community communications plan;

    • Develop a training plan for UNHCR staff and focal persons from other aid operations in Kakuma on the communications strategy.**Intended use of the strategy**
      To ensure that UNHCR reaches all the beneficiaries in the camp and the host communities.

    Methodology:

    The methodology should include the following stages:

    • A desk review of the available secondary data, especially while looking at the overview of communication activities that UNHCR is engaged in as well as communication strategies successfully being used in the camp by other stakeholders;
    • Key informant interviews with key UNHCR Kakuma staff;
    • Key informant interviews with relevant stakeholders e.g. GoK, Humanitarian and development Aid staff;
    • Primary data collection (predominantly qualitative however supported with reasonable and sample based quantitative information), using fieldwork guidelines and field questionnaires approved by FilmAid;
    • Audience analysis and mapping (audiences can be the general public, organizations, community groups, women, the youth, older persons, people with disability, special interest groups e.g. sex workers/ unaccompanied minors etc):
    • Feedback and discussions in consultation / FGD’s.**Deliverables:**

    The consultant is expected to deliver:

    • A detailed inception report and work plan with clear time lines for approval to FilmAid;
    • A draft and final Report on the findings of stakeholder consultations report in English to be reviewed and recommendations will be given for further improvement;
    • All documents received from ministries and service providers with descriptions of policies, programmes that are in place to address the needs of disabled persons;
    • Presentation of the final report to the stakeholders (government/NGOs/DPOs) and add recommendations of the stakeholders in the report;
    • Reviewed final report including comments and recommendations from stakeholders;
    • A communication strategy/ plan including a results and resources framework;
    • A training schedule.
      Duration and Phasing – proposed time frame:

    The assignment will be done within 20 days, from 5th to 25th December, 2016.

    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified consultants with the required experience are invited to submit their applications with only Cover Letter and CV/profile to Email address: jobskenya@filmaid.org on or before 26th November, 2016 and clearly indicate on the subject line as ‘Communication Strategy Kakuma’.

    Note that applicants who send letters of references, testimonials or any other documents apart from those requested will be automatically disqualified.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    FilmAid is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Senegal: Regional Communications Director – West Africa

    Organization: World Vision
    Country: Senegal
    Closing date: 29 Nov 2016

    World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

    Here’s where you come in:

    As Regional Communications Director – West Africa, you will lead the World Vision West Africa Regional Office communications and engagement strategy through efforts that build trust in World Vision and 1) bring World Vision’s brand and Christian identity to life, 2) leverage evidence and technical expertise to position World Vision as a humanitarian leader, 3) deliver content for impact across Partnership goals and 4) create a borderless, agile, efficient global communications network.

    Requirements include:

    • A University Degree or equivalent in Communications, Media, Journalism, Public Affairs or related fields.
    • At least 10 years of professional experience in areas of international communications, media and journalism, with a minimum of 5 years leading and managing teams.
    • Demonstrated strength of experience in the development of effective strategic priorities, as well as execution of operational work.
    • Experience in project management and the development and production of a wide array of communication materials such as publications, video segments, web, and other modern media.
    • Ability to communicate fluently in English, and to relate cross-culturally with a wide range of international constituencies; French language skills a significant asset.
    • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

    How to apply:

    Is this the job for you?

    World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

    Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 29 Nov 2016. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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    India: Communications Officer

    Organization: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
    Country: India
    Closing date: 25 Nov 2016

    A Communications Officer is sought to provide media advocacy and media relations assistance to support an integrated, strategic communication approach to help cities create public support for strong road safety policies, programs and measures. The Communications Officer will engage journalists, generate media stories, optimize social media, and implement a multi-platform strategy to support cities’ efforts. They will also support efforts to run social marketing/paid mass media campaigns that are complimented by enforcement strategies. And promote Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety Initiative. (BIGRS) The candidate selected will be part of the road safety embedded coordinator team in Mumbai and will be considered to be part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety Initiative (BIGRS)

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with the City of Mumbai and BIGRS Initiative Coordinator to align work priorities;
    • Write and execute strategic communications plans on how to drive and maximize the quality and quantity of media coverage on Mumbai’s road safety initiatives;
    • Develop and Maintain calendar used to plan for local release of important international road safety reports or developments;
    • Write monthly English language blog posts detailing progress of road safety initiative on the ground;
    • Pitch local journalists on relevant news and offer up information sources, thus building relationships with them that can help convene journalist meetings to facilitate conversations around road safety;
    • Organize press events around major BIGRS milestones as well as social marketing campaign launches; write press releases and press notes and assist with translations
    • Deliver knowledge and understanding on the communications, media and policy advocacy environment in Mumbai
    • Monitor local news coverage and create a media digest to distribute to various initiative partners;
    • Use social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to communicate local progress, disseminate information and follow journalist interest and commentary on various news topics;
    • Collaborate with communications stakeholders on all media-related matters; and
    • Serve as a resource for BIGRS partner organizations to help publicize milestones and relevant news on road safety issues.
    • Facilitate social marketing/paid media campaigns, working closely with media stakeholders, suppliers including creative agencies and media planners, as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications:

    • Excellent communication skills writing and speaking
    • Knowledge of working in both Marathi and English
    • At least 5 years’ experience in communications, research and advocacy
    • Academic qualifications – at least Bachelor’s level, Masters will be preferred
    • Government experience preferred
    • Experience in Strategic Communications, Policy Advocacy, Public health experience would be an advantage
    • Familiarity with public policy, media relations and advocacy
    • Strong writing and editing skills in English and Marathi as well as ability to produce written media relations’ materials such as press releases, talking points and fact sheets
    • Proven capacity to work with colleagues in multidisciplinary or multi-agency setting
    • English language proficiency

    Structure and location of work:

    • Co-Management with City of Mumbai / Vital Strategies Coordination
    • At BIGRS team office in Mumbai, reporting to the Initiative Coordinator
    • Line reporting through Initiative Coordinator, and VS-Coordination Asia Regional Lead

    Compensation offered: The gross remuneration budgeted for this position is attractive. Offers shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history, of the selected candidate.

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates must send their latest resume/CV, cover letter and remuneration expectations latest by 25 November 2016 to hr@vitalstrategies.org indicating the position applied for in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Application deadline: 25 November 2016

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    Ukraine: Communications Manager, USAID Anti-Corruption Support to AC Champions (SACCI), Ukraine

    Organization: Management Systems International
    Country: Ukraine
    Closing date: 14 Dec 2016

    Communications Manager, USAID Anti-Corruption

    Support to AC Champions (SACCI), Ukraine

    Company Profile:
    MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of governance and anti-corruption, institutional development, public sector management, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E). MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world including those with the most challenging political and economic climates working. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UN to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

    Proposal Summary:
    The purpose of the Support to Anti-Corruption Champion Institutions (SACCI) activity is to enhance institutional accountability and capability to deter corruption and to develop and support a citizen constituency for fighting corruption in Ukraine. USAID assistance will support strengthening institutional accountability and mechanisms to fight corruption, as well as enhance communication on anti-corruption reforms, and empower a core constituency of anti-corruption reformers to monitor corrupt practices in and actively collaborate with government institutions in fighting corruption.

    Please note: Only Ukrainian citizens are eligible for this position.**

    Position Summary:
    The Communications Manager has a key role in achieving SACCI’s objective of information availability and utilization. S/he will work with SACCI Technical Specialists to identify appropriate audiences, messages, and vehicles to maximize learning and utilization of lessons learned from SACCI activities. S/he is responsible for proposing, planning and implementing both innovative and standard communications products; supporting SACCI’s long-term communications strategy; and ensuring adherence to USAID branding guidelines.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead the development and the implementation of the SACCI’s communications strategy to increase public support for and engagement in anti-corruption efforts and reduce tolerance of corrupt practices.
    • Assist and advice SACCI’s counterpart organizations in the Government of Ukraine and civil society with developing and implementing effective communication strategies and activities to communicate anti-corruption reforms to public and to build citizen confidence.
    • Provide for public dissemination of anti-corruption messages through publications, public education and information dissemination events, as well as through traditional media and social media outlets.
    • Identify key accomplishments, learning opportunities, and findings of SACCI activities and deliverables to highlight through communications channels and products to increase the accessibility and utilization of project information.
    • Participate in writing, production, or editing of project materials including reports, fact sheets, PowerPoint presentations, and success stories related to project activities and accomplishments.
    • Facilitate the production of customized products such as data visualizations and infographics, videos, and other communication products related to project activities and anti-corruption reform.
    • Organize and support workshops, trainings, and events based on findings and lessons learned for stakeholders, in order to facilitate collaborative learning.
    • Ensure compliance with USAID branding guidelines for all communications products, reports, and assessments.
    • Other similar duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications or a related field preferred.
    • At least five years of relevant experience conducting strategic communications activities on the issues of public social and political concerns.
    • Experience working with governmental and civil society institutions in developing and implementing effective and innovative communication activities.
    • Demonstrated understanding of communicating the key public policy issues including anti-corruption to different audiences.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage production of communications products within tight timeframes.
    • Familiarity with any graphic or visualization software such as Piktochart, Prezi, etc. an asset.
    • Familiarity with USAID communications procedures and products would be an asset.
    • Native Ukrainian and Russian language skills, and English written and spoken proficiency required.

    Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

    MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

    To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

    PI95923941

    Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/wsmtc2knhb

    How to apply:

    Apply Online

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    Jordan: Regional Communications Manager – Middle East

    Organization: Medair
    Country: Jordan
    Closing date: 09 Jan 2017

    Role & Responsibilities

    Vital member of a diverse global team, developing and supporting communications and media for his / her programme and actively pursuing opportunities for creative, audience-relevant, or wide-reaching outputs. The Regional Communications Manager works in close contact with the Marketing and Relationships (M&R) departments at Headquarters (HQ) and Affiliates offices in Europe and North America. S/he advises M&R, the field teams and programme leadership on communications and public messaging issues, changes in the programmes, urgent fundraising needs, and promotes open communication between field, regional team, and HQ. This varied role requires regional oversight of messaging and the ability to provide coaching and training for communications staff in the region. This may also include training other colleagues to collect resources and engage in external communication.

    Project Overview

    Across the Middle East region, millions of people have been displaced by conflict. Medair responded to the Syrian Crisis in 2012, starting projects in Jordan and Lebanon. Since then, Medair began operations in Iraq in 2014 to respond to mass displacement, and became a registered INGO in Syria in 2015. Medair takes a multi-sectoral approach wherever possible, with on-going Interventions in Health & Nutrition, Shelter, Cash, NFIs and WASH, using technology as appropriate to improve assistance to refugees, IDPs and vulnerable host communities.

    Medair

    Medair is a humanitarian organisation inspired and motivated by Christian faith to relieve human suffering in some of the world’s most remote and devastated places. We bring relief and recovery to people in crisis, regardless of race, creed or nationality. As signatories of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, we believe that aid should be given to everyone who is in need, regardless of political, social or religious viewpoint. We save lives in emergencies and then stay to help people recover from crisis with dignity—working side by side with communities to leave a lasting impact. We provide a range of emergency relief and recovery services: health care and nutrition; safe water, sanitation, and hygiene; shelter and infrastructure. Internationally recruited field and headquarters staff lead the organisation, supported by nationally recruited staff to implement programmes locally.

    Workplace

    Field based position in Amman, Jordan, with frequent travel to Lebanon, Iraq and remote support for Syria. Take a look at Medair’s work in Middle East**.**

    Starting Date

    As soon as possible

    Initial Contract Details

    Full time, minimum 1 year contract

    Key Activity Areas

    Strategic Planning, Management, & Coordination

    · Research and develop regional communications strategy, providing direction and oversight for regional messaging, and implement the strategy together with field Communications staff.

    · Serve as an internal expert and point of contact for HQ and affiliate fundraising teams on questions about Medair’s programmes in the Middle East.

    · Act as a communications advisor to the programme leadership and team, including Communications Officers and Assistants in country programmes, in regard to media and communication.

    · Coach, train, and brief field staff on brand and visibility usage, media relations, communications, and social media.

    · Manage, or oversee management of, communication budget lines included in the financial budget to ensure accomplishment of communication and fundraising objectives.

    · Select and hire Communications Officers and Assistants in collaboration with HR and line manager.

    · Provide functional management of Communications Officers and Assistants.

    · Facilitate information sharing and resource request processes between M&R and Officers and Assistants.

    · Be available to be dispatched to any Medair relief programme in the context of a field crisis situation.

    Communications & Fundraising Resources

    · Ensure availability of communications and fundraising resources both proactively and as requested by HQ M&R, affiliate offices, and key external partners.

    · Manage swift review and approval at regional level of communications and fundraising material before publication.

    · Oversee monthly M&R reports filed by Communications Officers.

    · Provide creative-writing services with respect to private funding proposals, funding appeals and other direct fundraising support.

    · Review proposals and reports in collaboration with HQ M&R, ensuring compliance on communication agreements.

    · Be in close contact with communication representatives of institutional funders, particularly those based in the region.

    Media & Public Relations

    · Liaise with local, regional, national and international media in the field. Work closely with the HQ Press Relations Officer, pitching stories and engaging media in talking about Medair programmes and activities in the field.

    · Act as media spokesperson for Medair’s interests in close coordination with the Regional Representative, Country Directors and the HQ Press Relations Officer.

    · Conduct media analysis in collaboration with HQ Press Relations Officer so priority channels and audiences are defined.

    · Monitor local, regional and national press and events to be aware of and get information about local emergencies, high-level visits, surveys, reports, or any other topic that could be of interest.

    · Develop key messages and provide media training in coordination with Communications Officers and Assistants.

    · Lead research, definition and regular review of key positioning for Medair both in-country and regional.

    · Oversee the organisation of visits of high profile visitors, photographers, journalists, or media crews.

    Social Media

    · Conceptualise, facilitate, and produce short content updates and creative, interactive features on social media.

    · Develop plans for regional social media posts, to ensure compliance with donor requirements and fair representation across projects, implement in coordination with Communications Officers and Assistants.

    · Advise and support field teams on corrective action if needed regarding personal communications about Medair programmes from field staff.

    Field – Team Spiritual Life

    · Reflect the vision and values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.

    · Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.

    · Live, work and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings.

    · Instigate and contribute to prayer times within internationally recruited staff and HQ teams.

    · Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international programmes and HQ prayer network.

    This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organisational needs.

    Qualifications

    · Graduate / postgraduate / professional qualification in communications and marketing.

    · Professional qualification in communications / fundraising/ public relations / media or marketing.

    Languages

    · Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

    Experience / Competencies

    · 2 years of experience in media, communications, public relations, marketing, or fundraising.

    · Strong grasp of online social media tools and techniques.

    · Passion for and understanding of humanitarian issues.

    · Skilled photographer.

    · Creative, inspiring and dynamic communicator.

    · Ability to dialogue with the media in written and verbal communication.

    · Ability to process large amounts of technical information and to summarise and interpret it into layman’s language, identifying potential “human story” angles and the most engaging aspects from a marketing perspective, against tight deadlines.

    · Able to handle multiple tasks and to prioritise clearly and to enforce procedures.

    · Self-starter while being a team player.

    · Outgoing, assertive and encouraging, diplomatic.

    Profiles sought for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) roles in the field

    Relief experience

    · Professionals with 12 months or more relevant relief or development experience (Experienced Relief Workers).

    · Professionals with less than 12 months relevant relief or development experience (New Relief Workers).

    Professional

    · Experienced professionals in a relevant Medair sector of expertise.

    · Overseas intercultural experience.

    Values

    · Fully committed to the Medair values; to reflect the vision and values of Medair with team members, local staff, and external contacts.

    Personal qualities

    · Able to live and work in a multicultural team under difficult conditions.

    · Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity, honesty, and physically fit.

    Availability

    · Single or married (with no children under 18). If married, your spouse must also apply.

    Final selection.

    · All potential candidates for field positions must successfully complete the Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC). Information, dates and related costs can be found via this link.

    Benefits Package provided to Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS)

    · Comprehensive briefing at our Swiss Headquarters, as well as an in-country briefing.

    · Security training for those going to insecure environments.

    · Accommodation, food, and transportation in-country.

    · Return flights to and from the country programme (one return flight for every year of service).

    · Rest and recuperation (R&R) leave (including travel, accommodation, and food).

    · Annual leave.

    · Comprehensive medical and emergency rescue insurance, with up to 60 days post-assignment coverage, including debriefing.

    · Disability insurance.

    Specific benefits for Experienced Relief Workers (IRS)

    (Applicants with 12 months or more relevant relief or development experience)

    · A salary based upon the grade of the position and experience of the position-holder, starting from USD 1,700 per month.

    · Contribution matching programme for retirement savings.

    · Additional contract benefit allowance for those who commit to longer contracts.

    · Highly subsidised contribution to Medair ROC travel and accommodation costs.

    Specific benefits for New Relief Workers (IRS)

    (Applicants with less than 12 months relevant relief or development experience)

    · USD 300 per month.

    · As soon as 12 months relief work or its equivalent has been completed, a salary based upon the grade of the position, and other experienced relief worker benefits.

    Working Conditions

    · This is a capital-based position. Living conditions in Amman are generally good.

    · This role includes frequent travel within the Middle East region, including travel to less secure areas, and living conditions during field-visits can be basic.

    How to apply:

    Application Process

    Before you apply, please ensure you are fully aware of the:

    a) Medair organisational values.

    b) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).

    Then to apply, go to http://relief.medair.org/en/jobs/positions/regional-communications-manager-middle-east-jor-amman/ then:

    c) apply for this vacancy (or another position that matches your profile), or

    d) apply for a Medair ROC (where we can try and match your competencies to our vacancy needs).

    Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed. Medair does not set closing / deadline dates for applications; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled.

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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Senior Campaigns Adviser – International Development

    Organization: Save the Children UK
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 24 Nov 2016

    We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to join us as Senior Campaigns Adviser, developing and delivering innovative campaigns that support Save the Children’s strategic objectives globally and in the UK.

    Working in more than 120 countries, we do whatever it takes to create breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Our Policy, Advocacy, and Campaigns department is where we drive political agendas at national and global levels. We’ve integrated lobbying, policy, research and campaigning into one agile, powerful engine for change. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.

    As a Senior Campaigns Adviser on International Development you will provide strategic campaigning and advocacy leadership for the Every Last Child campaign in the UK and support for Save the Children programme staff in developing countries. Reporting to the Head of International Development, you will:

    • Make a significant contribution to the development and delivery of Save the Children’s long term campaign strategies
    • Advise on and support the planning and delivery of national campaign and advocacy strategies in key countries, as well as global campaigns
    • Develop and lead on our engagement with key campaigning partners and coalitions
    • Advise on budget requirements, operate within the budget available and manage budgets, as required
    • Actively maintain positive working relationships outside of your role, across the organisation and with key regional and national staff.

    To be successful you will have experience of developing campaign strategies with the knowledge and understanding of a range of campaign tactics. Assertive, energetic and creative, you will have a good understanding of target institution structures, processes and procedures. In addition you will have:

    • Good project management skills, with the ability to plan work and meet deadlines when working on a number of projects across a complex organisation
    • Experience in successfully finding and using insights into supporter’s lives, behaviour and motivations
    • A good knowledge of working with civil society actors to deliver change
    • Excellent communication and writing skills with the ability to tailor communications to a wide range of different audiences
    • Excellent relationship and partnership building skills.

    At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

    Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we’ll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

    Please note that candidates may be contacted before the closing date.

    Interviews will be held the week of 28th November.

    Closing date: 24th November 2016

    How to apply:

    To apply please visit our website.

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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Communications Officer

    Organization: CHS Alliance
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 25 Nov 2016

    Job Purpose: To support the Senior Communications Officer with communications and marketing to raise the profile of and engagement with the CHS Alliance and the CHS amongst members and the wider sector.

    Detailed job description and specification of required experience: http://www.chsalliance.org/files/files/CHS-Alliance-Communications-Officer-JD.pdf

    Main Responsibilities:

    1. Actively promote the use, application and measurement of the CHS in all fora with CHS Alliance members and the wider sector.

    2. Day-to-day web management of CHS Alliance and CHS websites including liaising with developers and designers as necessary.

    3. Develop and deliver a range of printed and online communications materials including liaising with content contributors, designers, printers, translators and photographers as necessary.

    4. Write and edit content for print and online publication. This includes blogs, news pieces, web pages, case studies.

    5. Develop and deliver social media strategies to increase audience reach and engagement with Alliance activities.

    6. Day-to-day management of social media channels.

    7. Manage email campaigns including newsletter, membership communications and direct marketing mailouts.

    8. Promote events, services and outputs through email, web, social media and other means.

    9. Support the Senior Communications Officer with communications, brand and website development and strategy for CHS and the Alliance.

    10. Support colleagues on communication and marketing for their work areas (e.g. fundraising training, events, policy, advocacy and learning).

    11. Management of a communications library of assets (photos, videos and written materials).

    12. Manage translation of CHS and other documents into key languages

    13. Build and maintain relationships with internal and external partners including colleagues across teams, members, media, sector partners and institutional and corporate donors

    Tasks for all CHS Alliance employees:

    1. Manage a portfolio of members

    2. Support and participate in a centre of excellence, network or community of practice

    How to apply:

    Please read the detailed job description and required experience here: http://www.chsalliance.org/files/files/CHS-Alliance-Communications-Officer-JD.pdf

    Interested candidates should submit their applications by email to: recruitment@chsalliance.org

    Applications shall include a CV and a motivation letter. Please mention your name and the vacancy reference in the subject line.

    Deadline for applications: Friday, 25 November 2016

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    United States of America: Communications Specialist II

    Organization: FHI 360
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 04 Dec 2016

    FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Communications Specialist in Washington, D.C.

    Description:

    mSTAR is a five-year project supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Global Development Lab that seeks to initiate and support game-changing interventions advancing digital finance, digital inclusion, as well as mobile data collection and use. The project supports broad-based coordinated action by a range of market stakeholders — including governments, donors, mobile service providers, and their customers. mSTAR has staff in five countries and dozens of ongoing activities ranging from a major national effort to increase merchant acceptance of mobile payments, to global research on alternative business models for connecting the world’s marginalized populations. In addition to implementing projects for USAID, mSTAR also initiates and implements additional activities in support of the overall project goals.

    Job Summary / Responsibilities:

    By facilitating and organizing research, writing, editing, events, and social media activities, the Communications Specialist will work closely with mSTAR and the Knowledge and Insights (K&I) team at USAID’s Center for Digital Development to support the implementation of their communications strategy. The Communications Specialist will be responsible for organizing in-person and virtual events, public awareness raising campaigns, technical publications, reports, guidance tools, ICT4D research, and other types of knowledge sharing. The position will also be responsible for tracking major ICT4D trends, developing and deploying a social media strategy, maintaining avenues for distribution to and engagement with key industry stakeholders in digital technology for development, publishing a monthly newsletter, drafting messaging content and talking points, developing fact sheet templates and content, organizing websites and micro-sites, and organizing a communications toolkit. The Specialist will be expected to bring innovative ideas to optimize the knowledge and learning strategy of the USAID K&I team. This position is initially for one year and may be renewed depending on budget considerations.

    Major Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Support the implementation of the K&I team’s communications strategy to promote and publicize knowledge gathered from the Center for Digital Development’s work.

    • Draft and provide editorial support to the development of articles, power point presentations, blogs, reports, technical briefs, fact sheets, newsletters, and other publications.

    • Develop a Social Media and Twitter strategy and manage Twitter account to increase engagement and social media following.

    • Monitor trends in digital technology solutions for development to help inform learning and communications priorities.

    • Write communications pieces (success stories, articles, blog posts, etc.) and create project presentations.

    • Organize and develop content for web pages and micro-sites.

    • Lead in event design, organization, and facilitation.

    • Organize and update Communications Toolkit.

    • Be curious and willing to explore new methods for capturing and sharing information (i.e. Web 2.0 technologies).

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, international development or related field required; Master’s preferred.
    • 5-8 years of experience working directly in communications.
    • Knowledge of principles, theories and methods of communications, public relations, and journalism.
    • Experience developing and implementing project timelines and managing associated budgets.
    • 1+ years of related work experience in the international development field, particularly with ICT for development
    • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
    • Articulate and professional in public speaking situations.
    • Strong writing ability a must.
    • Ability to communicate in a clear, positive manner with diverse clients and staff.
    • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English.
    • Demonstrated research, writing and editing experience for both print and web.
    • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction.
    • Familiarity with on-line collaboration tools, such as GoToWebinar, Skype, Adobe Connect, etc., preferred.
    • Familiarity with website design and design software such as In-design and Adobe Photoshop preferred.
    • Experience with Twitter and other social media in a professional setting.

    * Please include a writing sample of your professional work and authorship*

    This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
    We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360’s Career Center for a list of all open positions.
    FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

    How to apply:

    https://jobs-fhi360.icims.com/jobs/17814/communications-specialist-ii/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=557&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

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    Kenya: USAID DAI Strategic Communications Consultants

    Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 11 Nov 2016

    DAI implements a USAID contract Kenya NiWajibu Wetu (NIWETU), working to reduce violent extremism (VE) among at-risk individuals and communities in VE hotspots throughout Kenya. At-risk individuals and communities include: potential perpetrators of violence; those who sympathize with, advocate for, or materially and/ or morally support VE acts; and those who are unaware of the VE threat and might therefore be easily attracted to VE. NIWETU is anchored on Kenya’s National Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) strategy, and invites all stakeholders into collaborative and coordinated approaches advancing the security of Kenyan citizens.

    NIWETU strengthens Kenyan communities’ and government institutions’ to take the lead on CVE by (1) building the capacity of and fostering strong relationships among individuals, communities, and civil society, and (2) supporting county and national government actors.

    In support of the overall NIWETU goal, DAI is seeking expert input to design a Strategic Communications Pilot. The goal of the Strategic Communications Pilot is to promote a more conducive environment for human rights-based approaches to CVE in Kenya. Messaging and media coverage around VE has been characterized by sensationalized reports on violence, dire warnings of the terrorist threat, and opportunist political rhetoric, all of which exacerbate divisions. There is both need and opportunity for broad-based strategic communications around core themes that support human rights-based approaches and shift public sentiment in favor of a less securitized Government of Kenya approach to CVE.

    The pilot plan will build on three strategic communication principles: Catalyze, Shape, and Amplify:

    • Catalyze: Mobilize Kenyans around the conversations that already occur in their public and private discourse. We will also move quickly to support emerging social movements with broad, organic appeal;
    • Shape: Adapt both message and messenger to fit community-level social realities and current events, reviewing language, idioms, and platform selections for all primary and secondary target audiences; and,
    • Amplify: Work with and through trusted influencers, boosting a human rights-based CVE message over appropriate tools and platforms, ranging from social media to traditional community information-sharing networks.

    The components of the plan will include:

    • Preliminary analysis of perceived VE problem set and human rights among target audiences;
    • A media landscape scoping exercise for identified target audiences. This exercise will review influential electronic, audio, and print media outlets, measured by both audience penetration (viewership/listenership/circulation) and credibility in the subject matter (key informant interviews). In the digital context, we will assess “follows,” “shares,” and other active social engagements (the best proxy for trust and behavior change), rather than relying solely on views and other passive behavior alone;
    • A target audience analysis, with results disaggregated by geography, age, socioeconomic status, gender, and education levels. Within target audiences, the analysis will also identify key influencers, highlighting those likely to be receptive to a human rights education and CVE campaigns; and,
    • A Strategic Communications Pilot Plan, including budget, local partners, results framework, and monitoring measures, in addition to the above mentioned components of the plan. The Strategic Communications Pilot Plan must be highly operational, ready to implement as soon as the plan is approved, with recommended partners, inputs, outcomes, etc. The pilot must have an implementation period of months, and cover the counties of Nariobi, Garissa, and Wajir. The pilot is scheduled to run from March 2016 – July 2016. It is not anticipated that the designer of the strategic communications pilot will be engaged in the implementation of the plan itself, except to potentially play a role in monitoring of results through the pilot.

    It is expected that the level of input required to achieve this scope of the Strategic Communication Pilot Plan includes 1-2 individuals working on a full time basis over a 4-8 week period. Should a 2-person team be required, respondents are required to propose both people, as directed below.

    This will be a highly collaborative process with DAI and USAID, but the selected party will have primary responsibility for completing the deliverables on time and to a high standard. The final Strategic Communications Pilot Plan must be finalized, and accepted by DAI and USAID no later than end of February 2017.

    How to apply:

    We would appreciate a response from interested parties by 5pm EAT on Friday 11 November 2016. Packages should be sent to kcvearecruitment@gmail.com with “**Strategic Communications RFI**” listed as the title of the email. Emails received under a different title will not be reviewed.

    Interested parties must include the following information in their responses:

    • Cover letter that clearly and simply states: The geographic areas you are able to work in, 3-5 examples of past performance undertaking an assignment that is similar in nature.
    • Detailed narrative outlining your approach to designing the Strategic Communication Pilot Plan deliverable (no more than 2 pages), including information about roles and responsibilities for your proposed team
    • CVs for ALL proposed team members
    • Completed USAID bio-data (form found at): https://www.usaid.gov/forms/aid-1420-17

    DAI will review responses and contact short-listed candidates/teams accordingly.

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    Kenya: Strategic Communications Pilot Planning Services

    Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 11 Nov 2016

    DAI implements a USAID contract Kenya NiWajibu Wetu (NIWETU), working to reduce violent extremism (VE) among at-risk individuals and communities in VE hotspots throughout Kenya. At-risk individuals and communities include: potential perpetrators of violence; those who sympathize with, advocate for, or materially and/ or morally support VE acts; and those who are unaware of the VE threat and might therefore be easily attracted to VE. NIWETU is anchored on Kenya’s National Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) strategy, and invites all stakeholders into collaborative and coordinated approaches advancing the security of Kenyan citizens.

    NIWETU strengthens Kenyan communities’ and government institutions’ to take the lead on CVE by (1) building the capacity of and fostering strong relationships among individuals, communities, and civil society, and (2) supporting county and national government actors.

    In support of the overall NIWETU goal, DAI is seeking expert input to design a Strategic Communications Pilot. The goal of the Strategic Communications Pilot is to promote a more conducive environment for rights-based approaches to CVE in Kenya. Messaging and media coverage around VE has been characterized by sensationalized reports on violence, dire warnings of the terrorist threat, and opportunist political rhetoric, all of which exacerbate divisions. There is both need and opportunity for broad-based strategic communications around core themes that support “non-coercive means to delegitimize VE ideologies”, alternative messaging and social cohesion.

    The pilot plan will build on three strategic communication principles: Catalyze, Shape, and Amplify:

    • Catalyze: Mobilize Kenyans around the conversations that already occur in their public and private discourse. We will also move quickly to support emerging social movements with broad, organic appeal;
    • Shape: Adapt both message and messenger to fit community-level social realities and current events, reviewing language, idioms, and platform selections for all primary and secondary target audiences; and,
    • Amplify: Work with and through trusted influencers, boosting a human rights-based CVE message over appropriate tools and platforms, ranging from social media to traditional community information-sharing networks.

    The components of the plan will include:

    • Preliminary analysis of perceived VE problem set and human rights among target audiences;
    • A media landscape scoping exercise for identified target audiences. This exercise will review influential electronic, audio, and print media outlets, measured by both audience penetration (viewership/listenership/circulation) and credibility in the subject matter (key informant interviews). In the digital context, we will assess “follows,” “shares,” and other active social engagements (the best proxy for trust and behavior change), rather than relying solely on views and other passive behavior alone;
    • A target audience analysis, with results disaggregated by geography, age, socioeconomic status, gender, and education levels. Within target audiences, the analysis will also identify key influencers, highlighting those likely to be receptive to a human rights education and CVE campaigns; and,
    • A Strategic Communications Pilot Plan, including budget, local partners, results framework, and monitoring measures, in addition to the above mentioned components of the plan. The Strategic Communications Pilot Plan must be highly operational, ready to implement as soon as the plan is approved, with recommended partners, inputs, outcomes, etc. The pilot is scheduled to run from March 2016 – July 2016. It is not anticipated that the designer of the strategic communications pilot will be engaged in the implementation of the plan itself, except to potentially play a role in monitoring of results through the pilot.

    It is expected that the level of input required to achieve this scope of the Strategic Communication Pilot Plan includes 1-2 individuals working on a full time basis over a 4-8 week period. Should a 2-person team be required, respondents are required to propose both people, as directed below.

    This will be a highly collaborative process with DAI and USAID, but the selected party will have primary responsibility for completing the deliverables on time and to a high standard. The final Strategic Communications Pilot Plan must be finalized, and accepted by DAI and USAID no later than end of February 2017.

    How to apply:

    We would appreciate a response from interested parties by 5pm EAT on Friday 11 November 2016. Packages should be sent to kcvearecruitment@gmail.com with “**Strategic Communications RFI**” listed as the title of the email. Emails received under a different title will not be reviewed.

    Interested parties must include the following information in their responses:

    • Cover letter that clearly and simply states: The geographic areas you are able to work in, 3-5 examples of past performance undertaking an assignment that is similar in nature.
    • Detailed narrative outlining your approach to designing the Strategic Communication Pilot Plan deliverable (no more than 2 pages), including information about roles and responsibilities for your proposed team
    • CVs for ALL proposed team members
    • Completed USAID bio-data (form found at): https://www.usaid.gov/forms/aid-1420-17

    DAI will review responses and contact short-listed candidates/teams accordingly.

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    Pakistan: Graphic Designer, Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM), Pakistan

    Organization: Management Systems International
    Country: Pakistan
    Closing date: 04 Dec 2016

    Graphic Designer, Performance Management Support

    Contract (PERFORM), Pakistan

    Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

    Project Summary: In May 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a five-year contract to Management Systems International (MSI) to provide performance management support to USAID-sponsored development programs throughout Pakistan. The Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM) serves as a centralized management support mechanism that provides services in (1) monitoring, (2) evaluation, (3) assessment, and (4) learning support. PERFORM provides data and information to help USAID/Pakistan project managers improve results through better implementation, design, and learning, enabling it to better target its programming and achieve its goals and objectives.

    Please note: Only Pakistani citizens are eligible for this position.**

    Position Summary: PERFORM is recruiting for the position of Graphic Designer. Under the guidance of the Senior Advisor MIS/GIS, the selected candidate will be required to interpret client needs and to design solutions with high visual impact.
    This is a full-time position based in Islamabad, Pakistan, with limited travel to field offices as needed. It is expected to begin immediately and continue through April 2020.

    Responsibilities:

    • Interpreting the client’s tasks needs and developing a concept to suit their purpose.
    • Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
    • Developing design briefs and presenting finalized ideas and concepts to client.
    • Develop graphics and visual or audio images for product illustrations, logos, newsletters and applications/websites.
    • Design interactive UI in HTML, Java, JavaScript, CSS and Adobe FLASH.
    • Review designs for errors before printing/publishing or presenting to the clients.
    • Working with MIS Team to ensure smooth transition of design into development.
    • Support MIS/GIS Teams with routine maintenance and implementation of effective monitoring and evaluation system of the project and the project activities, in line with logical frameworks.
    • Provide support and technical direction to the staff working in the field, in order to ensure a consistent two-way flow of data and information from the field offices to project center.
    • Conduct graphic designing related trainings and workshop for the staff.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the management.

    Qualifications:

    • A BS degree in Graphic Design, Computer Science or Software Engineering.
    • At least three (3) years’ experience in relevant area is required.
    • Demonstrable graphic design skills with strong portfolio.
    • Strong practical experience of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver and Flash or any other related software design for the above-mentioned tasks.
    • Strong knowledge of Info Graphics and possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality.
    • Sound knowledge and experience in monitoring and evaluation systems would be a plus.
    • Strong communication and organization skills.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Ability to manage multiple assignments.

    Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
    MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

    To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

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    Kenya: Regional Communications Specialist, Program Support for USAID/Kenya East Africa, Kenya

    Organization: Management Systems International
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 02 Dec 2016

    Regional Communications Specialist, Program Support for

    USAID/Kenya East Africa, Kenya

    Company Profile: MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.

    Project Summary: T**he project objectives are geared to support and strengthen the current USAID/Kenya East Africa strategy in meeting day to day information needs in order to make informed program management decisions, as well as to provide substantive support with qualitative, quantitative, and analytical information to assist in continually assessing and evaluating the Mission’s development hypothesis. It also assists the Mission with its public education goals by providing qualitative and anecdotal evidence on the effects of projects on the lives of individual beneficiaries.

    Please note that this is a local position. Only local citizens are eligible to apply **

    Position Summary: The Communications Specialist will support USAID/Kenya and East Africa’s Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) Services task order. The Communications Specialist will provide support to the development of communications products and publications focused upon USAIDs development strategy.

    Responsibilities: Social Media and Media Monitoring:

    • Supply input into the production of social media toolkits
    • Develop quarterly plans for social media posts including justification based on current events
    • Provide daily media monitoring reports and advise on media houses and journalist content

    Prepare for and cover events as requested

    • Prepare website stories,
    • Engage in media calls and prepare press kits,
    • Take, edit and post photos
    • Update media contact lists
    • Prepare event specific media monitoring reports

    Gathering content from the field

    • Gather stories from IPs through making field visits at the discretion of the COR
    • Produce three Flickr stories from field visits
    • Provide story lines and transforming lives stories that reflect USAIDs reach
    • Prepare success stories for use in other publications including e Newsletters and Quarterly brochures

    Strategic Planning

    • Using experience participate and develop materials for strategy review sessions
    • Assist in developing an agenda and a presentation that:
    • Reviews and assesses MSI communications work in the previous quarter using indicators established by the overall communications strategy;
    • Highlight successes, challenges and recommendations;
    • Synthesizes journalist participation and press coverage; and
    • Pitches potential stories or identifies gaps in content based on field work and research.

    Oversight, coordination and editing

    • Ensure all written materials adhere to relevant style guidelines before submission
    • Coordinate coverage of events and manage work planning with other communications specialists
    • Support coordination of quarterly meetings with IP communication staff

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications or a relevant related field of study. Master’s degree preferred.
    • 5-7 years of related public relations, public outreach or Communications for Development experience.
    • Demonstrated experience producing and editing written products such as social media messages, news/blog articles, reports, fact sheets, speeches, success stories, and press releases.
    • English language skills at the S/5 and R/5 level to perform communications technical services.
    • Ability to travel as needed throughout Kenya and East Africa
    • Demonstrated supervisory skills.
    • USAID experience is a plus.
    • Ability to work well in a team.

    Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

    MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

    To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com

    PI95817817

    Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/p2vqd4s24q

    How to apply:

    Apply Online

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    United States of America: Tuberculosis Communications Intern

    Organization: Global Health Fellows Program
    Country: United States of America
    Closing date: 11 Nov 2016

    Global Health Fellows Program II

    Tuberculosis Communications Intern

    Tuberculosis Division, Office of Infectious Diseases, Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development

    Anticipated timeframe: January 2017 – March 2017: Compensated 12 week internship

    Location: Washington, DC/Arlington, VA

    INT-P6-003

    The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

    GHFP-II’s goal is to improve the effectiveness of USAID health programs by addressing the Agency’s immediate and emerging human capacity needs. The program seeks to accomplish this goal first through the recruitment, placement and support of diverse health professionals at the junior, mid and senior levels. These program participants include fellows, interns, corporate volunteers and Foreign Service National professionals. The program then provides substantial performance management and career development support to participants, including annual working planning assistance, and ensures that professional development opportunities are available.

    Looking to the future, GHFP-II also seeks to establish a pool of highly-qualified global health professionals that will ensure the Agency’s ongoing technical leadership and effectiveness. This objective is supported by an extensive outreach program that brings global health opportunities and specialized career advice to a diverse range of interested individuals, with a particular focus on those underrepresented in the field of global health.

    BACKGROUND:

    The Tuberculosis (TB) Team at USAID has led US Government (USG) efforts in the fight to prevent and treat TB, which kills about 1.5 million people annually. USAID programs focus on improving TB services in 27 countries, saving lives and preventing the spread of TB and multidrug-resistant TB. The goal of USAID efforts is to contribute significantly to the reduction of TB transmission and deaths globally.

    INTRODUCTION:

    The TB Communications Intern (Intern) will be assigned to the Tuberculosis Division, under the Office of Infectious Diseases within the Bureau for Global Health (GH). S/he will focus on developing communications materials for the TB Team to amplify USAID programs and USG efforts, to fight TB in high-burden countries across the globe. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced communications environment on a variety of projects and learn high-level global health communications tactics. The Intern will receive technical direction from the Senior Tuberculosis Communications Advisor, who will serve as his/her onsite manager.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    • Gaining experience in communicating technical terms and ideas in easily understandable language.
    • Gaining a greater understanding of global health communications in general and how to effectively communicate success related to global TB programs.
    • Gaining a solid understanding of strategic communications principles and how to implement them within a USG setting.
    • Gaining a better understanding on writing for different forms of print and online communications.
    • Deepening skills in collaboration and coordination within a complex organizational and implementation structure.

    ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Working with USAID technical teams and partner organizations to gather materials and write success stories, fact sheets, backgrounders and other public-facing, TB-related informational materials for a diverse audience.
    • Creating social media content on a regular basis to promote USAID’s work in TB; including tweets, Facebook posts, blogs, Twitter chats and other materials relevant to an online audience.
    • Organizing visual elements (e.g. photos, b-roll) for use on social media, printed materials and future projects.
    • Assisting with digital and online-related communications tasks, including additional phases of updates to the newly-developed TB website.
    • Providing support around major observances, conferences and events, including World TB Day, observed annually on March 24th.
    • Providing support for bedaquiline launch events in donation recipient countries; including creation of social media and communications toolkits, event guides, interview talking points, newsletters, etc.
    • Assisting in maintaining important trackers utilized for reporting purposes.
    • Assisting with media relations activities, including a media audit, compiling and maintaining a master media and influencer list and conducting outreach as needed.
    • Attending program related events within and outside USAID as requested.
    • Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on organizational and programming need and/or the Intern’s own interests.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Currently enrolled master’s or other post-bachelor’s degree candidate in a program related to communications, public health or related fields; or, completion of such within the past 12 months.
    • Demonstrated experience with or knowledge of public affairs and communications, especially health communications.
    • Demonstrated experience and familiarity in creating and managing online and social media content with a variety of social media platforms.
    • Ability to produce content on tight deadlines.
    • Strong understanding of media relations.
    • Demonstrated experience working in communications and/or global health programs is preferred.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs and managing social media channels (Twitter, Facebook).
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • US citizenship or US permanent residency required.

    COMPENSATION:

    $1,690 bi-weekly (exempt, salaried position).

    How to apply:

    Detailed information, including an online application and instructions, is available on our website at www.ghfp.net. All applications must be submitted by November 11, 2016 at 5:00 pm eastern time.

    We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.

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    Lebanon: Regional Campaigner, Syria – Beirut Regional Office

    Organization: Amnesty International
    Country: Lebanon
    Closing date: 16 Nov 2016

    ABOUT THE ROLE As a research-based campaigning organization, building strong strategies for action to engage and mobilize our members, activists and partners is fundamental to achieve our goals and long-lasting strategies for change. Whether we are addressing restrictions on freedom of expression, or denouncing sexual violence against women, our campaigns make a difference. You will contribute to deliver powerful global, regional and national campaigns that inspire people to act and protect human rights defenders.

    Our Syria Campaigner will work in close collaboration with researchers and other programme teams, as well as with sections, to launch campaigns for action on the Syria crisis. The Syria campaigner will lead on developing innovative offline and online campaign tactics, capitalise on communications and social media channels, and identify opportunities for collaboration with other human rights movements and groups addressing issues affecting people in Syria.

    ABOUT YOU With experience of working on human rights issues, you must have first-hand in-depth knowledge and experience of the socio-political context in Syria, and regional human rights trends in the Middle East.

    You have substantial experience of strategic human rights campaigning, including knowledge of the steps required to devise and implement campaigns. You must also have experience and an understanding of membership organizations, and the capability both to work on your own initiative and as a member of a large and diverse team, often under pressure.

    You have a background in activism, social science, or communication and an ability to identify opportunities to ensure our voice has authority. You have strong knowledge of and experience working to address human rights issues in Syria and familiarity with international human rights frameworks. With your extensive experience of working from the region, you have a strong network and rich experience of undertaking this kind of sensitive work in the field. A natural collaborator, you need influential communication skills, impartial political judgement, coupled with strong strategic thought. You have excellent written and verbal Arabic and English.

    ABOUT US Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

    • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
    • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

    Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere. We can only do this because of the generous donations from millions of people around the world.

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=ZWxpc2VkdXhidXJ5Y2FtcGJlbC40MjA0Ny4zODMwQGFtbmVzdHkuYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

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    Nigeria: Special Projects Producer (Local Hire)

    Organization: Equal Access
    Country: Nigeria
    Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

    Equal Access (EA) is an international not for profit organization (501c3), headquartered in San Francisco and working throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East. A communications for social change organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization, Equal Access creates customized communications strategies and outreach solutions that foster peace building and social cohesion, women & girls’ empowerment, youth life skills & livelihoods, human rights, health, as well as civic participation and good governance in the developing world.

    EA has launched AREWA24, a Hausa-language, free-to-air satellite television channel which can be viewed on Eutelsat Satellite Channel 16A/16 East Horizontal (frequency 10804, symbol rate 30000). AFDWA24 is locally produced by and for Northern Nigerians, and fully dedicated to the people, cultures, and values of the Hausa-speaking sub-region. With a slate of original and premier international programming, AREWA24’s goal is to create an authentic Hausa-language television platform that enriches the lives of Northern Nigerian viewers and projects the beauty, promise, and potential of Northern Nigeria. EA seeks to recruit an Special Projects Producer to help support the growth of AREWA24 and its Nigeria program

    Essential Job Functions:

    Duties will include but not limited to:

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    · Oversee the development, production and editing of network show reels, Ad sales presentations, short form videos, interstitials, vignettes, and full length specials;

    · Field Produce a variety of production projects;

    · Create Program Trailers for Ad Sales, videos for marketing presentations, etc.

    · Oversee the production of Radio Jingles and other marketing materials;

    · Oversee the production of third party translation and dubbing projects, original productions and other such content, as assigned.

    · Any other duties as assigned by supervisor

    QUALIFICATIONS

    · Must have a degree a degree in communications, media production, or The equivalent from a College or University;

    · Minimum of five years television experience in international quality field production and post-production work as a hands on producer is required;

    · Must be able to direct field shoots, and have first-hand knowledge and experience working with camera crews, lighting and sound technicians;

    · Must have thorough knowledge of and experience in advanced post production editing techniques;

    · Must be able to write fluently in both English and Hausa;

    · Experience as a director, editor or camera operator or director of photography is a plus;

    · Must have experience supervising production and post production personnel;

    · Ability to work under deadline pressure and a track record of delivering content on schedule;

    · Experience working with Final Cut Pro X, Avid and Pro tools.

    How to apply:

    How to apply:

    Application, CV to be submitted to equalaccessng@gmail.com

    Title of position applied for should be clearly stated as subject of the email

    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION IS 13th November, 2016

    NOTE

    Please note that we may consider applications and begin the interview process prior to the closing date.

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    Nigeria: Executive Producer (Local Hire)

    Organization: Equal Access
    Country: Nigeria
    Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

    Equal Access (EA) is an international not for profit organization (501c3), headquartered in San Francisco and working throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East. A communications for social change organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization, Equal Access creates customized communications strategies and outreach solutions that foster peace building and social cohesion, women & girls’ empowerment, youth life skills & livelihoods, human rights, health, as well as civic participation and good governance in the developing world.

    EA has launched AREWA24, a Hausa-language, free-to-air satellite television channel which can be viewed on Eutelsat Satellite Channel 16A/16 East Horizontal (frequency 10804, symbol rate 30000). AFDWA24 is locally produced by and for Northern Nigerians, and fully dedicated to the people, cultures, and values of the Hausa-speaking sub-region. With a slate of original and premier international programming, AREWA24’s goal is to create an authentic Hausa-language television platform that enriches the lives of Northern Nigerian viewers and projects the beauty, promise, and potential of Northern Nigeria. EA seeks to recruit an Executive Producer to help support the growth of AREWA24 and its Nigeria program

    Essential Job Functions:

    Duties will include but not limited to:

    1. Work with the Head of Production and Director General to develop and produce two weekly radio magazine programs.

    2. To be editorially responsible for the content of the programmes

    3. To be responsible for all aspects of producing from scripting to pre-production, to overseeing post production.

    4. Managing the production team (presenters and technician) and logistics of production.

    5. Oversee the work of the researcher/reporters and ensure that they are delivering quality inserts for the programmes.

    6. Be responsible for delivering production within budget and allocated resources.

    7. To be responsible for the overall technical quality of the programming produced ensuring that all production is up to acceptable broadcast standard.

    8. Coordinate with and supervise the work of affiliate stations.

    Other duties:

    1. Participation in weekly production meetings to review programmes delivered and provide input into the planning of future programmes.

    2. Providing feedback to researcher/reporters and making suggestions to content.

    3. Directing and producing the programme according to the production schedule.

    4. Any other duties as assigned by supervisor

    KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Education (recognised technical certifications, OND, HND, B.Sc) in Media and Communication or related field
    • Experience working with Adobe Audition (Creative Suite) and/or other audio editing suites.
    • At least 5 years’ experience in structured radio production organisation (station or production studio) .

    · Excellent oral and written Hausa and English skills**.**

    How to apply:

    How to apply:

    Application, CV to be submitted to equalaccessng@gmail.com

    Title of position applied for should be clearly stated as subject of the email

    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION IS 13th November, 2016

    NOTE

    Please note that we may consider applications and begin the interview process prior to the closing date.

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    Nigeria: Radio Producer (Local Hire)

    Organization: Equal Access
    Country: Nigeria
    Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

    Equal Access (EA) is an international not for profit organization (501c3), headquartered in San Francisco and working throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East. A communications for social change organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization, Equal Access creates customized communications strategies and outreach solutions that foster peace building and social cohesion, women & girls’ empowerment, youth life skills & livelihoods, human rights, health, as well as civic participation and good governance in the developing world.

    EA has launched AREWA24, a Hausa-language, free-to-air satellite television channel which can be viewed on Eutelsat Satellite Channel 16A/16 East Horizontal (frequency 10804, symbol rate 30000). AFDWA24 is locally produced by and for Northern Nigerians, and fully dedicated to the people, cultures, and values of the Hausa-speaking sub-region. With a slate of original and premier international programming, AREWA24’s goal is to create an authentic Hausa-language television platform that enriches the lives of Northern Nigerian viewers and projects the beauty, promise, and potential of Northern Nigeria. EA seeks to recruit a Radio Producer to help support the growth of AREWA24 and its Nigeria program

    Essential Job Functions:

    Duties will include but not limited to:

    1. Work with the Head of Production and Director General to develop and produce two weekly radio magazine programmes.

    2. To be editorially responsible for the content of the programmes

    3. To be responsible for all aspects of producing from scripting to pre-production, to overseeing post production.

    4. Managing the production team (presenters and technician) and logistics of production.

    5. Oversee the work of the researcher/reporters and ensure that they are delivering quality inserts for the programmes.

    6. Be responsible for delivering production within budget and allocated resources.

    7. To be responsible for the overall technical quality of the programming produced ensuring that all production is up to acceptable broadcast standard.

    8. Coordinate with and supervise the work of affiliate stations.

    Other duties:

    1. Participation in weekly production meetings to review programmes delivered and provide input into the planning of future programmes.

    2. Providing feedback to researcher/reporters and making suggestions to content.

    3. Directing and producing the programme according to the production schedule.

    4. Any other duties as assigned by supervisor

    KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Education (recognised technical certifications, OND, HND, B.Sc) in Media and Communication or related field
    • Experience working with Adobe Audition (Creative Suite) and/or other audio editing suites.
    • At least 2 years’ experience in structured radio production organisation (station or production studio) .

    · Excellent oral and written Hausa and English skills

    How to apply:

    How to apply:

    Application, CV to be submitted to equalaccessng@gmail.com

    Title of position applied for should be clearly stated as subject of the email

    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION IS 13th November, 2016

    NOTE

    • Please note that we may consider applications and begin the interview process prior to the closing date.

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    Malawi: Communication for Development (C4D) Consultant (Measles Rubella SIA)

    Organization: UN Children’s Fund
    Country: Malawi
    Closing date: 07 Nov 2016

    The key tasks of the consultant are listed below.

    1. Work closely with health section and C4D section of UNICEF Malawi to support EPI Unit and Health Education Unit of MOH to develop, plan, implement, monitor and document communication interventions of nationwide MR campaign.

    2. Review of all relevant documents (the surveys and report from last measles campaigns, and communication materials) related to the rational for conducting nationwide measles rubella immunization campaign.

    3. Conduct rapid assessment of communication environment, including social – cultural practices through field visits and community dialogues to gain a deeper understanding of local context and experiences with implementation prior immunization campaigns, especially in hard to reach populations. Based on the assessment, prepare and share a detailed report on mapping of CSO (with focus and potential in behaviour change programming) partners presence and support, interests and opportunities and also interact with communities to solicit their views. Also analyse reach and effectiveness of the sources of communication including mass media, local media and community influential. The findings will also guide drafting of communication strategy and action plan

    4. In line with national EPI communication Strategy, develop a communication plan for MR campaign.

    5. Support MOH to develop/adapt existing IPC training material to produce an IPC training module/manual and communication materials: two to three evidence-based and creative communication products (documents, interactive materials) depicting the impact of measles and rubella from priority countries developed to raise awareness and funds. During the development of the products, materials need to be adapted to the audiences it will be intended to.

    6. Develop monitoring plan for monitoring of communication interventions for MR campaign.

    7. Take lead in implementation of the communication activities at national level (eg. Advocacy, media briefing, launching) and sub-national level, for populations living in difficult to access areas such as seasonal migrant populations, populations with daily work outside their home villages, remote communities, communities living in refugee camps, urban poor settings. Support orientation of health service providers and community groups on communication interventions.

    8. Report on completion of communication activities for hard to reach population with C4D team, collate reports from supervision and monitoring team throughout the campaign to assess the progress, constraints and challenges of the implementation of the campaign and propose corrective actions if any, with a special attention on marginalized populations living in hard to reach and high risk communities.

    9. Facilitate the process of documenting the lessons learnt, best practices and challenges in planning, implementation and monitoring of MR campaign focusing on key communication indicators. Two to three convincing and creative communication packages (documents, interactive materials) telling the story measles and rubella from priority countries developed for use for awareness raising and fund-raising.

    10. Detailed Campaign Progress Report with key recommendations on how to improve campaign targeting different age group.

    How to apply:

    Qualified candidates are requested to submit:-

    A cover letter, performance evaluation report (if applicable), CV and Personal History Form (P-11 form) to be downloaded from the website http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/index_53129.html), a financial proposal (including all eligible fees, transportations and DSA for desktop research, data collection, and fieldwork, communication, presentation costs) on or before 07 November 2016 via e-mail address: hrmalawi@unicef.org The detailed Terms of Reference is available from the UNICEF Malawi website: http://www.unicef.org/malawi/

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    Thailand: Communications Officer

    Organization: Mekong Institute
    Country: Thailand
    Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

    About Mekong Institute

    Mekong Institute (MI) is an inter-governmental organization owned and operated by the six GMS governments. MI began its operation in 1996. Through the years, MI shares its development work in accordance with the changing need of the GMS region. With the support from the six GMS governments, MI works together with development partners to implement various development projects including training, research and policy consultations focusing on GMS issues for a more integrated, prosperous and harmonious GMS. For more information, please visit www.mekonginstitute.org

    Position Description

    Reporting to the Director of CKM (Communications and Knowledge Management Department), the Communications Officer is responsible for MI’s communications and publications. S/he will also take care of MI’s social media and website, and write corporate documents. This involves working in close collaboration with the programs and senior management for information exchange and verification in order to shape the content of communications to the target audiences.

    Key Deliverables

    • High quality communication and publication documents that are accurate, interesting and informative

    • Communication resources for all major MI events

    • Quality control of branding and creativity in communication outputs

    • Strong networks with media and external partners to support maintaining MI’s external profile

    Main Responsibilities and Tasks

    • Write, edit, and proof-read press releases, newsletters, speeches, corporate reports, and other documents

    • Manage MI social media and website

    • Graphic Design

    • Assist in implementing MI’s branding and marketing strategic plans

    • Establish and maintain media relations and contacts and regularly disseminate press releases to regional and international media outlets to increase MI’s visibility

    • Help to organize events

    • Represent MI in external settings as required

    • Any other reasonable task requested by the Director.

    Required qualifications, skills and experience

    Essential

    • Master degree in communications, journalism, or development field

    • Strong writing skills, and ability to adapt message content to multiple audiences

    • Proven ability in use of high level English language skills in written form

    • Proven knowledge in graphic design techniques and software applications

    • Strong presentation skills

    • Proven ability to work in a team and to coordinate with others

    • Proficient user of all Microsoft Office applications

    • Willingness to live and work in Khon Kaen

    http://www.mekonginstitute.org/join-us/communications-officer/

    How to apply:

    How to apply

    The recruitment process typically involves interviews, and a written test. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline for applying is November 13, 2016.

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    Head of Strategic Communications

    Organization: Farsight Services Limited
    Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

    A permanent full-time position for a talented communications professional with extensive behaviour change experience. You will design and manage campaigns on modern slavery, migrant smuggling and countering violent extremism. You can be based anywhere in the world and occasional travel will be required.

    – Application deadline: 13 Nov 2016 –

    Download TOR and application instructions

    Job Description

    We are a social enterprise with a mission to design and deliver tools for people who want to improve the world. We work at the forefront of efforts to understand and respond to the challenges of migration, conflict and justice issues in the 21st Century. Geographically, we operate in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South-East Asia and Oceania. Farsight’s personnel are spread around the world and a lot of teamwork occurs remotely.

    While working for Farsight, you can live and work anywhere in the world and the job will require occasional travel.

    Farsight is a leader in behaviour change campaigns in the development sector. We have developed an innovative model of communications which is measurable and highly effective. We are looking for an exceptional candidate to master and continue growing this service area.

    The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in multi-channel behaviour change campaigns – both, above and below-the-line. Experience across different cultures and countries is also valued.

    You will be highly capable in strategy design, creative direction, production and execution. Your copy-writing skills will be excellent and you will be highly engaging and credible when liaising with clients. Your ability to marshal internal and external expertise will be critical to your success.

    Responsibilities

    Your responsibilities will include the following:

    • Building partnerships with donors/clients on communications needs.
    • Taking insights and turning them into persuasive, culturally appropriate content distributed through effective channels.
    • Designing and delivering behaviour change campaigns in challenging operating environments.
    • Marshalling internal and external expertise to deliver successful behavioural change campaigns.

    – Application deadline: 13 Nov 2016 –

    Download TOR and application instructions

    How to apply:

    Download TOR and application instructions

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    Myanmar: Communications Assistant (Intern) International

    Organization: UNOPS
    Country: Myanmar
    Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

    Background Information – UNOPS

    UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and
    procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

    Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations.
    With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.

    A flexible structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners’ needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale.

    Background Information – Myanmar

    UNOPS Myanmar is under the UNOPS Asia, Europe and Middle East Regional Office and was established to support, develop and oversee UNOPS’ portfolio of programmes and projects in Myanmar which focus on health programmes and livelihoods and rural development. UNOPS Myanmar ensures that synergies between programmes and projects are effectively developed.

    The UNOPS Myanmar portfolio currently includes fund management of the multi-donor Three Millennium Development Goals Fund (3MDG) and the Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT). In addition, UNOPS is the Principal Recipient of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and
    Malaria grants to Myanmar (PR-GFATM), as well as the Regional Artemisinin Resistance Containment Initiative (RAI). UNOPS is also expanding its infrastructure and procurement services in Myanmar, including advisory services in these areas.

    UNOPS Myanmar plays a critical role in ensuring quality services to UNOPS’ partners that meet stringent requirements of speed, efficiency and cost effectiveness. It is also responsible for liaison with Government counterparts, Donors, NGOs and UN Agencies.

    Background Information – Job-specific

    The intern will work in the Communications unit of the Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG) under direct supervision of 3MDG Communications Officer, and the overall supervision of UNOPS Head of Communications and Partnership. He/she will be involved in producing graphic materials, such as factsheets and layout of reports and producing written materials for a range of internal and external products for print and online use. Work will also include production/editing of video and photos. The work will be highly varied and include traditional print materials as well
    as website and social media campaigns.

    Functional Responsibilities

    1. Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Assisting with design of communications materials (using tools such as Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
    • Assist with the production and editing of short videos and photo montages for the web.
    • Writing high-quality copy for external news stories, factsheets and web content.
    • Editing and proofreading copy, publications and websites.
    • Assisting with internal/external communications, including production of the newsletter Assisting with research and compilation of information for 3MDG annual report and other publications.
    • Researching and analysing information on field projects.
    • General administration and support.
    • Reporting to and performing other duties as requested by 3MDG Communications Officer and UNOPS Head of Communications and Partnerships.

    The intern is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and
    that of UNOPS.

    1. Training components and participation in missions

    UNOPS highly values interns’ contributions and realizes the importance of learning during an internship. UNOPS thus provides a wealth of opportunities for on-the-job training, studying project-related documents, data analysis and preparation of reports and statistics. UNOPS encourages the intern to raise specific wishes regarding learning opportunities before and during the internship.

    The intern will be required to take Basic and Advanced Security in the Field courses before arrival and the Department of Safety and Security briefing immediately after arrival. S/he will take the online UN and UNOPS induction courses on arrival. The intern will participate in the UNOPS Myanmar Induction Training that comprehensively covers all aspects of UNOPS work in Myanmar. S/he will have access to a large offering of online training on the comprehensive UNOPS intranet and opportunities to communicate with UNOPS HQ, Regional Office, and other country offices.

    The duties are Yangon-based. Missions outside Yangon are not foreseen but are possible, if such support is required for partnerships

    1. Terms and Conditions

    UNOPS Myanmar will provide the intern with the following:

    Workspace in a shared office including computer, stationery, • land line telephone
    • Use of common office facilities, as for all UNOPS staff
    • Interns may be eligible for a small monthly stipend from UNOPS, as per UNOPS Myanmar intern policy
    • If mission travel is undertaken, Daily Subsistence Allowance, in accordance with UN policy
    • Assistance with application for work visa

    Interns must make their own arrangements for accommodation, travel and insurance coverage.
    The internship comes with no expectations of future employment with UNOPS as a direct result of the internship.

    Education/Experience/Language requirements

    Education

    • Master’s degree in health, public health, health economics, epidemiology, social science, statistics, or other related field (Additional two years of similar experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in lieu as equivalent).
    • A Project Management Certification (e.g. Prince 2 Foundation) would be an asset

    Experience

    • A minimum 2 years of relevant experience in the provision or management of health programmes, including primary health care, MNCH is required.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a complex environment; is desirable
    • Previous successful involvement with, and/or good knowledge • of NGO’s and
    • civil society is asset;
    • Strong communication and facilitation skills, and ability to establish good working relations with colleagues and stakeholders in a sensitive environment would be great asset;
    • Willingness to undertake regular field visits in challenging conditions is desirable;
    • Excellent writing and analytical skills would be significant asset;

    Language

    Fluency in both written and spoken English and Myanmar is required.

    Competencies

    Professionalism – Proven ability work independently, identify issues, and recommend solutions. Familiarity with UN and UNOPS rules, regulations and policies. Ability to work systematically, accurately and under pressure.
    Planning and organizing – Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan and those under his/her supervision.
    Result-oriented – Ability to focus on the result for the clients and respond positively to feedback.
    Client orientation – Ability to identify clients’ needs and appropriate solutions; ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients.
    Communication – Proven ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally. High proficiency in both written and spoken English.
    Teamwork – Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment and different stake holders with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
    Self-reliant: Ability to act independently with a minimum of supervision. Specific assignments may be reviewed while in progress; however the majority are reviewed on completion. Routine duties are performed independently.
    Technological awareness – Excellent computer skills and ability to use software tools in a creative and engaging way.

    Contract type, level and duration

    Contract type: Intern (International)
    Contract level: Other
    Contract duration: 6 Months

    Additional Considerations

    Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time.
    • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
    • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
    • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
    • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.
    •All applications must be made on UNOPS Global Personnel Recruitment System (GPRS).

    How to apply:

    https://gprs.unops.org/Pages/Account/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fpages%2fUser%2fCreateProfile.aspx

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    Thailand: Web Graphic Designer

    Organization: Baan Dek Foundation
    Country: Thailand
    Closing date: 07 Nov 2016

    VOLUNTEER/INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

    Web Graphic Designer – Chiang Mai, Thailand, or potential remote work from Bangkok

    The Baan Dek Foundation (‘Kids Home Foundation’ in English) is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious, organization that supports about 1,000 children in need and their families in the slums of Chiang Mai Province (Northern Thailand). Through specifically tailored educational programs and flexible individual support, Baan Dek protects vulnerable children, allows families to become self-sustainable and gives them opportunities for a better future.

    The Foundation is officially registered according to Thai Law and is supported by four independent entities: Kids Home France, Kids Home Italia, Kids Home America and Kids Home UK. All are recognized as charitable associations in their respective countries, and their mission is to fundraise and spread information about the Baan Dek Foundation’s work in Thailand.

    More information about the Baan Dek Foundation is available at: www.baandekfoundation.org.

    Position Responsibilities:

    The Baan Dek Foundation is currently looking for a Web Graphic Designer who has some animation experience (in addition to other graphic design skills, such as General Design / Illustration / Photography) as either a part- or full-time volunteer or intern. The objectives of the mission are to:

    1. Help to develop the graphics for an app that teaches life skills to children, which will require collaborating with Baan Dek’s pro-bono Web Developer and being skilled in some basic web animation.

    1. Edit and create communication materials for Baan Dek external/internal communications (pictures / video / promotional posters, leaflets, web design, illustrations, developing the content for projects, etc).

    3. Support the management team in day-to-day missions and projects that require visual communication support.

    4. Participate in local projects developed by the Baan Dek Foundation: the Superheroes Academy (an educational program for teaching essential life skills to kids), the After-School Project (after-school activities delivered in a governmental school and orphanage), the Flying Library Project (mobile library activities delivered in slums around Chiang Mai), etc.

    Required Skills:

    Qualifications and Experience:

    Degree (or currently pursuing a degree) in Graphic Design (flexible)
    Professional experience in web graphic design, animation and illustration

    Experience with children an asset

    Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and other programs in Adobe Creative Suite

    Professional and Personal Attributes:

    Creative and meticulous

    Ability to work independently with a deadline

    Ability to provide and receive positive criticism in a constructive manner

    Highly motivated, flexible and interested in humanitarian missions

    Languages: English both spoken and written; French/Italian/Thai an asset

    Schedule and duration of contract: part- or full-time, 6 months (flexible), starting ASAP

    Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand, with potential for remote work from Bangkok

    Position status: Volunteering/internship (certification can be awarded at the end of the project)
    Compensation: Financial compensation to be discussed (volunteer allowance), lunch is provided on weekdays, and accommodation and transportation are available.

    How to apply:

    Applications (CV, cover letter and portfolio) to be sent to Julien Strens – julien@baandekfoundation.org and Allison Sanders – research@baandekfoundation.org.

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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Human Rights Institute Communications Intern

    Organization: International Bar Association
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 27 Nov 2016

    In 1995, the IBA established its Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) under the Honorary Presidency of Nelson Mandela, to fulfill its objectives to promote and protect human rights and the independence of the legal profession under a just rule of law.

    In order to advance our objectives, the IBAHRI undertakes a variety of projects to build capacity, lobby for change and highlight issues of international concern to the public, the media and the legal community. Our core activities include training for lawyers and judges; capacity building with bar associations and law societies; undertaking high-level fact-finding missions; and conducting trial observations. The IBAHRI also works on a number of thematic programmes.

    The IBAHRI communications intern is invaluable to the work of the Institute. Typical tasks undertaken by the intern include:

    • researching and drafting country-specific, media background reports for IBAHRI projects;
    • media monitoring and press summaries;
    • drafting press releases, e-newsletters and other communications materials;
    • compiling media and other contact lists;
    • proofreading and copy-editing IBAHRI communications;
    • monitoring and recording press coverage;
    • monitoring and reporting on web and social media activity; and
    • supporting IBAHRI events.

    Skills and experience required:

    • undergraduate degree (Media, social science or related field);
    • demonstrated desire to work in a media, communications role;
    • excellent research and analytical skills;
    • excellent verbal and written communications skills, with experience synthesizing complex messages for a variety of audiences;
    • IT literate with knowledge of web and social media, ideally with experience of using Content Management Systems;
    • creative thinker with a flexible approach to working;
    • commitment to the aims and objectives of IBAHRI; and
    • fluency in Spanish, French or Arabic an asset.

    Start date: 3 January 2016
    End date: 31 March 2016

    Candidates must be available to work 5 days a week for the duration of the internship. The role is based at the IBA’s London office.

    The IBA Educational Trust is granting funding (to a maximum of £1500 each) in the London office to students who would not otherwise be able to take up the position due to financial constraints. Priority is given to applicants from developing countries, but other applicants will be considered. Please note that only applicants for internships in London are eligible to apply for this funding.

    How to apply:

    For more information on how to apply for the Human Rights Institute Communications Intern please visit the IBA internship programme page: http://www.ibanet.org/Education_and_Internships/Legal_Internship_Programme.aspx

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    Netherlands: Paid Graphic Design Internship in Amsterdam – 3 to 6 months

    Organization: Circle Economy
    Country: Netherlands
    Closing date: 30 Nov 2016

    Circle Economy is looking for an enthusiastic design intern.

    We’re a social enterprise with an international team that works to accelerate the adoption of the circular economy. We’re a rapidly growing start-up and our goal is to engage governments, cities, businesses and citizens in the work that we do.

    We launched our new brand in early 2016, and you have the opportunity of helping us build it globally. We rely on sleek visual representations to communicate circularity to a wide range of actors. Philips, G-Star Raw, Heineken, ABN Amro are only a few of our 47+ members.

    This is a part-time or full-time role, depending on your availability. We offer a challenge for a passionate person that loves to learn and take up responsibilities in a dynamic but demanding environment. We will coach you to put your skills and ideas to work.

    Who you are

    A multi-talented and highly adaptable designer who wants to have an impact on the world.

    Data visualization experience and an interest in sustainability are a plus. Your portfolio matters more than your background, but students in graphic or industrial design with experience in fast-paced environments are preferred.

    Desired skills:

    • Expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite, web and print design

    • Great communication skills in English (Dutch is a plus, but not necessary)

    • The ability to adhere to deadlines and work within constraints

    • The ability to think outside the box to offer new solutions

    • Being proactive and autonomous

    Your job at CE

    We need you to support the Circle Economy core and design teams. We map and illustrate information (reports) and flows (charts), to communicate circularity on a systemic level to our partners, community and the general audience. You’ll be shadowing our two senior designers.

    Your key responsibility is to help develop:

    • Infographics (data viz, illustration) and report layouts

    • Interfaces for our web apps and tools

    • Communication materials (brochures, presentations, posters…)

    • Processes and templates to automate and improve design workflows

    • Our brand identity

    We offer €400 gross per month based on a full time employment and can provide a travel stipend as well, if necessary. We would like you to begin asap for at least 3 days a week and a minimum of 3 months.

    How to apply:

    The role is based in Amsterdam, NL. Please email apply@circle-economy.com with your CV, digital portfolio, and motivation letter of your choosing both with your first and last name included in the file name, and the words ‘Graphic Design Intern – [Your Name]’ in the subject of the email. Applications can be addressed to Bas Buiter. The deadline for applications is Friday 26 August. For questions on this internship you can contact Kay van ‘t Hof at +31 88 4040440.

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    Netherlands: Communications Intern

    Organization: Global Rights Compliance
    Country: Netherlands
    Closing date: 15 Nov 2016

    Global Rights Compliance is seeking highly-motivated and enthusiastic Communications Interns to strengthen our Communications Team working on matters relating to business and human rights, human rights law and international humanitarian law.

    Under the guidance of our Head of Communications, you will:

    • Assist with implementing the PR and communications strategy
    • Create engaging blog and social media content for the corporate website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
    • Develop the editorial calendar on a weekly and monthly basis
    • Monitor analytics to identify viable areas
    • Assist with the transition to a new corporate website, including content migration
    • Co-organise the launch of our international office in The Hague
    • Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts
    • Perform other administrative tasks as needed

    Education

    • You have or are in the process of obtaining a bachelor/master degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Media, International Studies or other related field.

    Requirements

    • Experience working in an international environment
    • Excellent written communication skills
    • Strong creativity
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Respect for confidentiality and neutrality
    • Exceptional organisational skills, attention to detail and analytical skills
    • English fluency is required; a second language is desirable

    Conditions of work

    • Contract duration: 3 to 6 months, full-time or part-time (minimum 25 hours a week) – to be negotiated
    • The internship is based in The Hague, or remote
    • Start date: ASAP

    How to apply:

    GRC is unable to provide any stipend or salary at this time.

    Please send your application (detailed CV and cover letter) to jobs@globalrightscompliance.co.uk with the subject ‘Communications Internship Application’ by 15 November 2016.

    Please indicate whether you are applying for a full-time or part-time internship and your preferred start date in your application.

    Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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    Uganda: Learning and Communications Specialist-1 Vacancy based in Moroto (Open to Ugandan Nationals Only)

    Organization: Mercy Corps
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 04 Nov 2016

    PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

    Mercy Corps drives high quality, analytical work in tough places. We have been operating in Uganda since 2006 and currently manage a breadth of programs in Northern, Eastern and Karamoja regions with funding from a basket of donors. We partner with a range of private, public and civil society actors to systemically broaden opportunity for people across Northern, Eastern and Karamoja regions.

    PEACE III, a 5 year USAID funded Program, implemented by Pact Kenya and Mercy Corps is designed to strengthen cross border Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa. It aims at strengthening horizontal and vertical linkages within and between local, national, and regional conflict management actors—working with and through local implementing partners to build the capacity of community peace leaders and organizations. PEACE III operates in 5 countries namely Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia and South Sudan in what is known as Karamoja and Somali Clusters. In Uganda, PEACE III is implemented in Karamoja region with an operational office in Moroto.

    GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Learning and Communications Specialist is a key position in Program quality assurance, accountability, documentation and learning. The position will support program design, implementation and utilization of information collected at different stages. Under the direction of the Program Director for the Karamoja Cluster (Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia), the position holder will be responsible for documentation, learning and communication. S/he will be responsible for documenting and cataloging stories/quotes for project descriptions and qualitative data use that feed into needs of Mercy Corps, its partners and donor reporting requirements.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    Thought Leadership and Influence:

    o Focus on key learnings in: conflict management, peacebuilding through formal and informal structures; private sector engagement; social impact; and other areas of interest to PEACE III project.

    o Supplement program learning agendas by developing compelling thought leadership pieces, sharing of lessons learned, new innovations and best practices/case studies, both for external and internal use.

    o Capture and write up stories from the field to articulate conflict and market system development and/or related sectors in action and ‘how’ and ‘why’ of project interactions with peace building and governance actors that can be shared internally and externally.

    o Engage and collaborate with a range of partners and stakeholders to stimulate joint inquiry, analysis and reflection that lead to shared learning and collective action.

    Learning and Knowledge Management:

    o Assist in developing revamped internal document management systems and information flows, including the Mercy Corps’ shared document drive and others that aligns with the implementing partner’s information management.

    o Develop and manage streamlined knowledge management system to efficiently manage the wealth of information produced by PEACE III partners and relevant external stakeholders and ensure the strategic use of this information to catalyze learning and evidence-based decision-making across the agency.

    o Support data collection, analysis, organization and presentation;

    o Participate in assessments, evaluations and monitoring surveys. This will entail trainings and management of data collectors, report writing and facilitating results discussion.

    o Visit sites and partners to collect supplementary data and conduct qualitative research both independently and in teams.

    o Establish database for partners working with the program and work closely with the program team to monitor progress.

    o Maintain an active advisory role with each program team, train and help guide them towards robust and relevant data collection.

    o Support the implementation of the Institutional strengthening plans with the PEACE III partners.

    Communication:

    o To lead in the implementation of PEACE III communication strategy;

    o Provide oversight to program publications and visual outputs such as presentations so they are of high quality and are disseminated appropriately

    o To take high quality outcome communicating program photographs.

    o Blogging and or compiling other written releases or reports as required.

    o Lead documentation of case studies, success stories, lessons learnt and other qualitative information for periodic communication.

    o Design and update program communication materials and develop compelling thought leadership pieces, new innovations and best practices, and similar communication products tailored for a specific audience.

    o Conducting, documenting and recording beneficiary interviews and sharing all learnings from the program.

    o Work closely with program team members to develop and maintain an excellent communication, and facilitate periodic reflection and analysis of program monitoring information that feeds into programming and learning.

    KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

    o Must hold at least a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, Information Science, Economics, or any relevant field

    o At least 4 years of program management and communications experience

    o Must have good writing and analytical skills

    o Experience with Peace building and conflict management program

    o Should have knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data collection, reporting techniques.

    o Good skills in Microsoft Office, adobe publisher or similar publishing soft wares.

    o Must be fluent both spoken and written English.

    o Knowledge of Karamoja cluster is an added advantage.

    How to apply:

    Applications: Submit your application through email to ug-mcjobs@mercycorps.org addressed to the Senior HR and Legal Manager, Mercy Corps Uganda. Include a cover letter clearly stating your salary requirements, CV (with 3 referees), and copies of academic qualifications/certificates. Deadline for Submission: Close of business on Friday, 4th November, 2016. Subject of email should include the position you are applying for**.** Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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    Niger: Media Trainer for the Security Governance Initiative(SGI)

    Organization: Counterpart International
    Country: Niger
    Closing date: 23 Nov 2016

    Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities -our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.

    For more information on Counterpart, please visit our website at www.Counterpart.org

    Summary: Counterpart International is currently seeking a Media Trainer for the Security Governance Initiative(SGI) under its United States Agency for International Development funded program, the Participatory Responsive Governance – Principal Activity (PRG-PA) program in Niger. This is a full time position based in Niger and will report directly to the Chief of Party of PRG-PA. Through PRG-PA and SGI Counterpart will assist the Government of Niger (GoN) in promoting more effective public communication of the Nigerien military establishment with the public. SGI is a White House-mandated program to work with Niger and five other priority countries to develop their capacity to manage and oversee their security policies with transparency and accountability, consistent with democratic governance.

    It is anticipated that Counterpart will engage diverse stakeholders, including the Government of Niger (GoN), civil society actors, and the media to conduct action-research on security priorities, promote dialogue between the government and citizens on security issues and catalyze the adoption of reforms and measures to improve communication on security and defense policy. PRG-PA SGI’s key target beneficiaries will consist of the media, journalists, and civil society organizations.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Media Trainer will liaise with Government officials, civil society organizations, media, private sector actors, and the diplomatic community to promote targeted, effective, and coordinated support to SGI. S/he is expected to establish and maintain contacts with relevant Government Officials, community leaders, as well as civil society organizations and local private sector actors involved in SGI.

    • S/he will provide overall strategic and technical assistance to develop programming aimed at:
    • Promoting dialogue between government and communities
    • Strengthening public trust and collaboration
    • Strengthening media capacity on defense and security issues
    • Supporting, developing, expanding and professionalizing civil-military community outreach programs (SGI is a joint activity with other Unites States Government (USG) partners engaging defense and security sector) in order to engender a mutually trustful relationship between the GoN and public to per-empt the proliferation of false information.
    • Providing technical assistance to enhance the professionalism of journalists and media stakeholder to report on security and defense policy.

    Anticipated Civil Society Organization (CSO) and citizen-centered activities will include:

    • Conducting a media mapping to identify how Nigerians obtain security information
    • Supporting the development of a GoN communication plan to target important audiences (CSOs, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), key leaders, conflict- and insecurity-affected populations, etc.). This plan is envisioned to be implemented with other USG partners that will engage the Ministry of Defense and Security
    • Developing innovative communication content for targeted audiences (participatory theatre, social media, etc.)
    • Training CSOs on advocacy techniques so that they are better able to push for reform on security related issues
    • Supporting the development of community radio in the areas where it does not exist.

    Anticipated Journalists and Media-Centered Activities will include:

    • Training workshops with print and broadcast journalist on how to focus reporting and medialization of substantive security sector issues
    • Training workshops and on-the-job mentoring for media actors on how to use new media strategies; how to better use social and mobile media for substantive coverage of security sector issues
    • Targeted training and network strengthening for media practitioners to enhance issue reporting and programming on security sector issues.
    • Professional media organizations supported to establish contacts with security and defense personnel in charge of public relations
    • Multi-stakeholder dialogue on security sector related issue and policy**.**

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Advanced university degree in journalism, communications or a related field; a combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience with security sector or criminal justice communication units;

    • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience with media;

    • Proven effectiveness in managing high-level host government relationships;

    • Experience building civil society capacity and promoting civil society–government dialogue;

    • Professional, policy or academic experience with civilian oversight of the security sector;

    • Experience with security sector reform;

    • Familiarity with political economy analysis;

    • Experience designing, leading and conducting training workshop, and build capacity of civil society;

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information. Absolute integrity and discretion is essential;

    • Strong multi-tasking skills, meeting deadlines, and performing under pressure;

    • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID and other USG rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;

    • Professional written and oral fluency in both English and French.

    Preferred:

    • Prior experience working in Niger or in Africa;
    • Ability to work within a multi-cultural and diverse team;
    • Security sector journalism experience preferred.

    How to apply:

    If interested in this opportunity please submit a copy of your most up to date resume through this link https://rew12.ultipro.com/COU1004/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*0551CC8785373AE7

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    Kenya: Communications Specialist

    Organization: Development Alternatives, Inc.
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 10 Nov 2016

    DAI, a global development consulting firm, seeks applications from qualified candidates for the position of Communications Specialist for the Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (KIWASH) project.

    The Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (KIWASH) Project is a five-year, U.S Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project to improve lives and health through the development and management of sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene services in Kenya. KIWASH is designed to institutionalize catalytic models of sustainable WASH services delivery, improve hygiene behaviors and strengthen nutrition education while coordinating with other USAID programs to improve access to nutritious foods for highly vulnerable populations.

    Summary of Primary Duties

    The Communications Specialist will work with the Communications and Marketing Manager in planning, designing and carrying out project communication activities. S/he will be responsible for managing the projects presence in social media and for the creation of content necessary to grow the projects engagement within the sector. S/he will also focus on the development of products for public access and the project’s online platforms including the KIWASH website, Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr.

    Essential Duties

    Responsibilities will include and are not limited to the following:

    Program writing and graphics design

    • Solicit for information for success stories from technical team members and sub implementing partners. Draft and/or edit success stories with appropriate photographs for sharing with USAID and posting on KIWASH website.
    • Draft publicity materials including activity profiles and project factsheet, success stories, case studies, and articles for KIWASH quarterly newsletter, quarterly and annual progress reports.
    • Establish photo library using Flickr, prepare updated project presentations, site visit kits and press kits.
    • Provide design and layout support for all publications and publicity materials.

    Social media management

    • Author brief social media postings with corresponding links and source appropriate images for the postings in coordination with technical teams and implementing partners. Schedule and post social media content as per the content calendar and obtain approvals for content prior to publishing. Monitor and responds to followers’ feedback and inquiries in accordance to established policy.
    • Ensure brand compliance with USAID Branding and Marking Guidelines across all social media assets deployed.
    • Gather, analyze and report social media performance data and provide insights and actionable recommendations for improving performance over time. KPIs include: reach, engagement and sentiment.

    Media relations

    • Review the daily press for WASH related topics and news, and share