Job title : Communications Officer
Reporting to DRR Programme Manager (primary), Head of Mission (secondary)
Liaison with Programme partners
Locations Lilongwe (mainly) and geographical area covered by the programme
Starting date As soon as possible
COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale, is an Italian INGO operating in Malawi since 1999 in the fields of agriculture, food security and nutrition, DRR and Climate Change.
COOPI is currently implementing a program funded by ECHO, which aims to support the national COVID-19 Vaccine deployment.
Main purpose of job
COOPI is looking for a Communications Officer to be based in Lilongwe, Malawi. This is a 4-month fixed term contract, renewal is subject to availability of donor funding. The person will be responsible for:
Duties and Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will have the following features:
Qualifications and experience
Education: Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Information, Public Relations or related fields.
Job experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant experience working in media, journalism, advocacy, communications and marketing, or in closely related external relations contexts.
Languages: Proficiency in both Chichewa and English is required.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants must send their most recent CV (max 2 pages), cover letter (max 1 page) and contact information of 3 professional references to:
Subject line must read: Communication Officer, COOPI Lilongwe
Interested candidates must not submit any other documentation or certificate, as this will invalidate their candidacy.
Deadline for applications is September 17, 2021 17.00 CAT.