Jobs Around the World: January 2013
Happy New Year and happy job hunting!
Director of Communications and Advocacy at Namati in USA, Sierra Leone or India
The director will lead Namati’s communications and advocacy, as we strive to give voice to billions of people who live outside the protection of the law.
The director will work closely with Namati’s staff and local partners to translate lessons from our grassroots efforts into meaningful policy changes. The director will develop and implement a strategy for engaging diverse audiences, from multilateral institutions to national governments to the general public.
The ideal candidate is an exceptional writer and advocate with a passion for justice.
Writer on Rwandan Women Rising for Hunt Alternatives Fund in Cambridge, MA, or remotely
We are seeking a talented writer and editor to work with Ambassador Hunt to complete her fourth book, Rwandan Women Rising. The book is 80-90% drafted, including extensive primary source material collected from dozens of hours of interviews. Approximately 700 hours are anticipated to complete this project. Ambassador Hunt will be the sole author of this project. This is a temporary, project-based position.
Communications Manager for Mothers2Mothers in Nairobi, Kenya
To support the internal and external communications activities of mothers2mothers Kenya to foster increased awareness of the Kenya Mentor Mother Program and promote internal communication. The position reports to the Country Representative and works closely with the Kenya management team, site staff, MOH staff, and HQ colleagues. The contract is fixed term for one year.
Online Communications Officer – Better World Campaign at U.N. Foundation in Washington, D.C.
He/she will create, edit and post web content to www.betterworldcampaign.org, the campaign’s primary social media outlets, and its email base. He/she will develop new and further develop existing online strategies to further BWC’s grassroots engagement and capture the attention of policymakers surrounding issue area priorities. This shall include but not be limited to: coordination with UN agency social media and online communications teams, campaign events, and partner engagement opportunities. He/she will develop, propose and implement online strategies for constituency-building and online engagement based on metrics and performance report analysis.
Communications Officer at Cambodian Children’s Fund in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
The role is responsible for the delivery of the elements of the Communications Plan in support of CCFs mission and to identify new ways of effectively promoting the organsiation to ensure a consistent and professional image and message, maximizing the engagement of current supporters, conversion of potential supporters and general awareness.
Global Communications and Campaigns Manager for MenEngage in Johannesburg or Capetown, South Africa
Will have direct responsibility for defining MenEngage’s overall communication strategy. The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for working with colleagues in all MenEngage regions to develop communications plans and strategies for key activities and projects. The Communications Coordinator will also play a strong role in helping to guide and develop MenEngage advocacy campaigns. The Communications Coordinator’s role will involve providing support and capacity-building to MenEngage regional coordinators, country networks and member organisations to enhance their profile and highlight their work and to promote greater peer exchange.
Director of Communications and Marketing at Keep a Child Alive in New York
Responsible for the planning, coordination, integration, operation and management of Keep a Child Alive’s public relations and strategic communications program to communicate the organization’s mission effectively and to ensure overall continuity of institutional brand consistency and image.
Southeast Asia Director for EngageMedia in Jakarta, Indonesia
Oversee EngageMedia’s programs and operations in the region. The position ensures that all work is well planned, executed at the highest possible standard, and meets its goals and deadlines. The Southeast Asia Director is responsible for regional program management, team development, partnership development and human resources.