Monday, 18 January 2021

Nafasi Za Kazi SAT Morogoro, Assistant Communication Manager

Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT) is a non-for-profit organization with registration number 00NGO/R/0833. SAT works closely with small scale farmers on organic farming and stakeholders like universities, companies and governmental extension officers. Its holistic approach establishes an Innovation Accelerator, which is built on the four pillars dissemination, research, application and networking.

An exciting opportunity with this dynamic and fast-growing organisation awaits the right candidate. This is a busy, high-volume but friendly environment that will suit an organised and professional person with, passion for organic agriculture, community development, a great eye for detail and plenty of team spirit.

Job Title: Assistant Communications Manager
We are looking for a highly motivated and creative communication manager assistant who loves portraying the work and impact of SAT through powerful stories and strong imagery to inspire people. The person should have interest in organic agriculture, sustainability, and communicating to varied audiences.

Skills and Qualifications
    Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, or any other relevant field
    Experience in working in communications in a reputable organization
    Proven record of successful communication to all levels of education and understanding
    Being able to convey complex information into layman’s terms
    Ability to write proposals for grants and fundraising
    Strong passion for sustainable agriculture
    Excellent communication skills in English and Swahili
    Publishing Cooperative Newsletters on Monthly basis (Swahili)
    A strong ability to connect with people and work in teams
    Excellent social media skills
    Have basic software skills for layout (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and homepage design (WordPress)
    Photography skills
    Being profound in proofreading, editing, writing
    Motorcycle License strongly recommended
    Ability to go to difficult locations

Responsibilities:
Public Relations
    Creating awareness of SAT by overseeing communication channels and upholding brand image through social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
    Advertise SAT Farmer Training Courses, FairCarbon4Us and other relevant consulting services
    Research and prepare relevant subject matters, write speeches and prepare presentations
    Reporting and Progress Updates
    Attend meetings and read project reports to be aware about the current activities
    Proof-reading of project reports
    Guide the preparation of the annual report
    Planning and Monitoring
    Communication Report (bi-annually)
    Media Coordination
    Develop a yearly plan for communication department (incl. Budget)
    Prepare internal and external communications plans and policies
    Monitor progress and activities of the department (e.g. Activity plan)
    Writing articles for Mkulima Mbfuni, our farmer magazine
    Weekly Field Visits to different project locations

Applications must be sent in soft copy to hr@kilimo.org . CV including current contacts of three references, media portfolio, copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, motivation letter all submitted before 1st February 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.