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Communications & Marketing Officer

Date Posted: May 31, 2021

Job Description

Orant Charities Africa (OCA) is a registered NGO in Malawi which works in 4 thematic areas; Healthcare, Water & Sanitation, Agriculture & Business, and Education. OCA would like to hire a suitably qualified, highly motivated and hardworking candidate to fill the following post tenable in Kasese, Dowa District;



Position: COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING OFFICER



Reports to:
 Country Director, Executive Director

 

Job Description

The role of the Communications and Marketing Officer is to collect and tell stories from our operations in Central Malawi. The Communications and Marketing Officer will work closely with the OCA program managers, medical staff, and the local community to collect stories that might interest donors abroad. The Communications and Marketing Officer will also collaborate with the marketing and communications team in the US and provide them with stories, information, images, and other content as per the marketing strategy.


Responsibilities

  • Maintain a close connection with other OCA team members for easy collaboration
  • Collect stories and testimonials of our impact in the community
  • Design marketing materials such as fliers, articles etc.
  • Develop good content; photos, videos etc. for our social media platforms and share with the Orant
    Charities US (OCUS) team
  • Liaise with the data officer on potential data-driven stories
  • Help maintain OCA Instagram page and add a Malawian perspective as determined by the marketing strategy and OCUS marketing team
  • Share weekly video content on Facebook and Instagram Stories
  • Interview staff or others for interviews and articles


Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • At least a Diploma (in journalism, communication, marketing or any equivalent.)
  • At least 1 year of experience working in communication, marketing, or media
  • Strong knowledge of story-telling and social media
  • Understanding of email, and Microsoft Office/Google Workspace
  • Ability to work effectively and collaborate in a culturally diverse team
  • Work closely with OCA team and gather stories/own experiences from team members
  • Excellent professional command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work in rural setup.


Skills/Product knowledge

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Other social media platforms
  • Google Workspace (Drive, Docs, etc.)
  • Email/Gmail
  • Photography
  • Video production.

Additional information for the application

  • CV with three traceable Referees
  • Copies of Certificates and List of accomplishments
  • Examples of digital marketing, storytelling/journalism, or creative abilities which may include;

a. Advertisement, marketing plan, etc.
b. Writing samples, photographs, ad design etc.

Cover letter mentioning expected remuneration. For more information visit our website- www.orantcharitiesafrica.org/careers    

Apply by sending an email to:


Email: Jobs@orantcharitiesafrica.org  



 by 5 pm on Friday 4th June 2021. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Dowa
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  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    05 Jun, 2021

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