employee job -communication manager in Dar Es Salaam

Dar Es Salaam, Dar es Salaam
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£ 25,000,000 per year
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job description

The Communications Manager will conceptualize, plan and implement the organisation’s internal and external communications. You will work hand in hand with the International Volunteer who is a Communications Specialist. You will support the specialist in maintaining, updating and innovating internal and external communication to keep VSO beneficiaries and partners informed , next to their presence at and information about events. Next to this, you will also support the Project Communication Specialist and Officer, in cooperation with the international Communications Specialist to ensure production of quality communication materials and information.

About VSO

VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.


Qualifications (essential): Bachelor or Master’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism or a similar discipline. Work experience: Three years of relevant professional experience is required, more is desirable; Experienced in the use of Management Information Systems; Experience in developing and implementing communications strategies. Communication: Excellent oral and written communication skills, next to editing skills. Also, experience in developing print and digital communications materials is highly recommended; Sound working knowledge of digital and social media. Additional: Experience in practical vocational training or in teaching methodology regarding vocational training is an advantage; Experience in working in developing countries and the issues that can arise in such an environment can be of great advantage; Proficient in design programs such as Photoshop and In Design.

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