Communications Officer

Published by Jobstanzania on 4:05:00 pm

WRA Tanzania Communications Officer

Position Overview:
Strong effective and inspiring communications are critical to the success of this project.  The Communications Officer will take the lead role in ensuring clear consistent messaging is delivered to a wide variety of internal and external audiences

Principal Functions:

  • Lead on strategic communications plan in support of the national advocacy objectives, including developing and delivering specific products
  • Develop and implement media plan
  • Maintain regular communication with WRA Tanzania individual and organizational members
  • Support National Coordinator, champions and members in messaging and communication platforms
  • Maximize project communication with government Ministries, members, and other stakeholders
  • Document project activities and write reports, with support from the Program Manager
  • Collect, collate and send stories from the national and sub-national level to the Global Secretariat for dissemination to regional and global media and donors
  • Maintain NA communications files, including member rosters and meeting minutes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mass communications, journalism, public relations, international development, business administration, or other related field required; post-graduate degree in a related field, preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience leading and delivering effective communications for advocacy initiatives, preferably in field of public health/maternal health in Tanzania
  • Demonstrated experience developing communications plans, program reports and advocacy materials such as briefs, films, brochures, and websites
  • Experience working with media
  • National -level fluency in English, fluent in Kiswahili; excellent written and oral communications skills in English

To apply for this position please CLICK HERE to download the application form and email the application to admin@whiteribbonalliance.org by June 23, 2013. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line and note that we will be shortlisting based on Application Forms and not individual CVs.



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