Media Relations Officer

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:32:00 pm

The School of St Jude is a charity funded school that provides a FREE, high-quality education to over 1,600 primary and secondary children from the poorest communities in Arusha, Tanzania.

We are seeking an inspired energetic person for our Media Relations Officer role, based in Arusha, Tanzania at the School of St Jude. We are looking for a Media Relations Officer who has knowledge and experience of North American media.

A minimum commitment of 12 months is expected.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop a media strategy aimed at raising the profile of St Jude's in North America
  • Sourcing media opportunities with particular focus on the United States
  • Work with the marketing and media team to coordinate and update St Jude's social networking sites
  • Contribute to the St Jude's monthly newsletter
  • Updating the school website
  • Write a wide variety of communications for print, TV, radio, and web
  • Review, edit, proofread and coordinate production of a variety of marketing communications

Requirements and Skills:
  • Superior creative writing skills
  • Extraordinary communication and networking skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Suite skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional organisation skills
  • Previous experience working in a non-profit organisation desirable

To be a successful St Jude's volunteers, you will:
  • Be flexible, open-minded, tolerant and appreciate the complexities of working in a rapidly growing charity in a developing country
  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to make a positive difference performing a variety of tasks; from the mundane to the fun and interesting!
  • Work well independently and as part of a team of Tanzanian staff and international volunteers
  • Have good emotional and physical health and the energy and drive to take on new challenges
  • Living allowance:
  • International volunteers receive a comfortable monthly living allowance, which is enough to live on but not enough to fund travel around Africa. For further information regarding volunteering at The School of St Jude visit our website www.schoolofstjude.org

How to apply
If you are interested in joining our team then send your application to hradmin@schoolofstjude.co.tz

Deadline:April 8, 2013



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