Title: Communications Volunteer
Job Location: Dar es Salaam
Job Type: Full Time
DIGNITY Kwanza – Community Solutions (DIGNITY Kwanza) is a national not-for-profit organization registered in Tanzania under the NGOs Act of 2002 as amended in 2005, with Registration No. 00NGO/00009763. DIGNITY Kwanza was established in 2018 to supplement other stakeholders’ efforts to find solutions for problems facing marginalized and vulnerable populations in Tanzania.
To create effective communication strategy
To coordinate internal and external communication flow eg newsletters,
To coordinate all editorial team meetings
To design sketches of mass media announcement
To write content for website and social media
To communicate with media regularly (journalist)
To manage media inquiry
To ensure Compliance with laws
To insure all the social media accounts are active and up to date
To build long term relationship with influencers and key stakeholders
To review reported news on issues regarding our target group situation in Tanzania
To collect and file reports and contacts formed from various events
To foster relationship with media houses and journalist
To conduct research and data collection to support advocacy work.
To perform any other duty under communications/assigned by supervisor
Reporting directly to Program Officer – Advocacy and Communications.
A minimum of 1 year of experience as a media or communication person. Experience of working with donor funded projects will have an added advantage
Must have a Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a closely related discipline, preferably specialization on media engagements
Fluency in Kiswahili and English, including strong writing skills
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
Proven writing, editing, design, videography, or photography skills will be added advantages
Compensation and benefits:
Volunteer will get monthly stipend to facilitate transport and communications.
This is a full-time volunteer position for 4 months, with a possibility of renewal depending on the needs of the organization and performance of the incumbent.
Method of Application
Please send your application letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of Communications Person by COB 04th September, 2020.
Selected candidates must be ready to attend the interview between 08th and 10th September 2020.