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Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) is a UK based International humanitarian and development organization working in 35 countries. Islamic Relief Malawi is looking for competent candidates to fill the following position;

Position: Communication and Media Officer
(1 post) [Blantyre based]

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Lead on branding and marketing of IR Malawi
  • Develop and implement an effective communications strategy following IR guidelines and donor requirements
  • Plan and execute communication and media plans for each project to ensure quality delivery of donor media requirements including taking responsibility for photo and video documentation.
  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including capacity statement, publications, press/media releases, website content, annual reports, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities.
  • Develop, support and promote organizational goals, including message development, social media content creation and media outreach.
  • Maintain a documentation management system, both hard copy and on IRW network and helps provides editorial support to reports to be submitted to donors and partners ensure seamless flow and effective communication.

Qualification & Experience;

  • University Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in a communications role, preferably in a humanitarian organization and can present samples of published works relevant to the job
  • Advanced skills in content writing, photography and videography.

How to Apply;

Interested qualified applicants are requested to mail their applications [CV (maximum 5 pages) along with one-page cover (motivation) letter:]
Please mention title of the position applied for and your name in the subject of your application as: “position title – applicant’s name” and send it to

Email: hr.malawi@islamic-relief.org.mw

by 2nd February, 2021.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for written test and/or interview. Islamic Relief Malawi is an equal opportunity employer

Skills Required

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