Jobs Around the World: February 2019
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Communications Officer Media for The African Academy of Sciences in Nairobi, Kenya
Deadline: February 27, 2019
The Communications Officer – Media will be responsible for supporting the efficient implementation of the communications activities, with emphasis on implementation of The AAS’s media projects. The incumbent will support the communications team in the implementation of the Africa Science Desk (ASD) program.
Communications & Advocacy Advisor in Dakar, Senegal for Médecins Sans Frontières en Suisse
Deadline: March 6, 2019
Main responsibilities as a Communications Advisor & Advisor
Approves of all communications content on behalf of the program manager, unless formally delegated to other communications staff within an agreed frame:
Approval of visibility and acceptance communications packages and products
Approval of leverage communications packages and products, ensuring messages are pre-agreed with PM/DPM/HoM
Approval of social media content.
Advise the Cell Program Managers (PM), the Deputy Program Managers (DPM), the Medical Advisors, Heads of Mission (HoM) and advocacy manager/coordinator on operational advocacy strategies
Coordinate, at cell level, the development, implementation and monitoring of missions’ advocacy strategies and ensures that they are aligned with overall operational priorities and consistent with regional and international MSF initiatives
Help define the mission’s advocacy set-up, capacity building and HR approach
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Director of Communications and External Engagement in Washington, DC for Women for Women
Deadline: March 11, 2019
The Director of Communications will help Women for Women International (WfWI) maximize the positive exposure of the organization worldwide, with the immediate goal of attracting supporters and building a new constituency. They will leverage their deep networks and knowledge of all available media channels and/or humanitarian, development and women’s rights sectors to drive WfWI’s successful exposure and content development in a manner that generates maximum impact for the organization and positions the CEO and senior staff globally as a thought leader.
Director of Communications for St. Boniface Haiti Foundation in Boston, Massachusetts
Deadline: March 31, 2019
Director of Communications will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate SBHF’s mission. The Director of Communications will work closely with the development and program teams to ensure all materials are compelling, accurate and timely. She/he will develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan across the different segments of SBHF’s constituency.
Communications & Media Associate (Francophone) for Urgent Action Fund-Africa (based in the successful candidates Francophone West African country of residency)
Deadline: February 28, 2019
The purpose of the position is to support the Communications & Media Coordinator in raising the visibility of the Fund through development of various communication tools and materials and liaising with various service providers for effective delivery of various communication material. Paying special attention to the Francophone Africa region.
Africa Communications and Media Manager for MercyCorps in Kenya
Deadline: March 7, 2019
The Media Relations team is a small but dynamic group of professionals dedicated to getting the word out about Mercy Corps' outstanding work to help people around the world survive through crisis, build better lives and transform their communities for good.
The Communication and Media Manager supports the global Media Relations team and Africa regional leadership team in articulating programmatic impact in our communities to advance profile-raising, advocacy and fundraising goals. S/he will actively enhance and grow Mercy Corps media network in Africa and elevate our reputation as a reference point for an informed and meaningful voice on key issues in the region. S/he will work on improving internal communications within the region to further accent achievements of the greater team. The Communication and Media Manager reports to the Communications Director and works in close partnership with the Regional Team and Country Directors.
Communications Assistant for World Food Program in Aden, Yemen
Deadline: February 27, 2019
To perform general administrative and some specialised communications processes that support the creation of communications content and the delivery of communications services aimed at maintaining and enhancing WFP’s visibility and reputation and supporting fundraising activities.
Director of Global Corporate Communications for Kiva Microfunds in Portland, Oregon
The most successful organizations are brilliant storytellers who can effectively engage with business, technical and consumer audiences alike, helping them to understand the magic and importance behind an organization’s services.
We’re looking for a rock star communications professional to lead our communications strategy across all Kiva businesses: Kiva.org, Kiva Protocol and future initiatives we will launch. You will build and maintain strong relationships with journalists and opinion influencers to tell our story in engaging and inspiring ways, working closely with marketing, strategic partnerships and the executive team.