Job - ADVOCACY AND PR SPECIALIST
ADVOCACY AND PR SPECIALIST
Local NGO, Harare, Zimbabwe

The Advocacy and Public Relations Specialist will support the dual functions of (i) Developing and implementing advocacy strategies that engender support for and adoption of policies and (ii) Developing communications and public relations content and strategies to keep partners and citizens informed and engaged.

Position Published
21 Nov 2018
Position Updated
21 Nov 2018
Applications Invited
82 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist Pending
8 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
35% Complete
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21 Nov
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Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Pending
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
82 Applications
8 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
35% Complete
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Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
National Coordinator
Supervision Of
Self
Interacts With
All stakeholders
Job Description
Lead the design of a national campaign to communicate with and maintain active engagement by citizens and policymakers
Broker strategic partnerships to promote the campaign and increase its reach, including with civil society, residents associations, private sector, schools etc.
Establish professional relationships and effectively communicate with the press
Develop and continually update all communications and advocacy materials, including content for web pages, media articles and information material for workshops, conferences and other communication event
Produce a focused advocacy strategy
Regularly convene parliamentarians and local councillors to continually educate and inform them
Support the ministry of health with the coordination of a cohesive and unified behavior change strategy and the promotion of consistent messages across different partners engaging in this space
Candidate Specification
Experience
6 years
Education Level
Masters Degree
Qualifications
Journalism, Communications/ Mass Media, Law or Sociology
Software
MS Office / SPSS
Equipment
PC
Knowledge Of
organizing media relations, web/mobile/social media, print and public events
Skills To
coordinate focused advocacy campaigns towards a desired policy outcome
Ability To
work ,communicate and advocate with a broad range of stakeholders including policymakers, government officials, NGOs, the media and community representatives.
Personality
Outstanding people skills and ability to work with wide variety of partners, primarily government; strong ability to engage with communities and capability in being proactive to organize community outreach activities
Organisation
Industry
Local NGO
Culture
Committed / Start up
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 30 and 50 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Harare, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
Negotiable
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