Thursday, June 18, 2020

Jobs Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania, Communications Manager

Communications Manager  

Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT) is a grassroots 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 is built on
th-e 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: Communication Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated and creative communication manager
who loves portraying the work SAT is doing. The person should have
interest in organic agriculture, likes to create stories with words and
pictures to inspire people for the work of SAT.

The communication manager is responsible for conveying Sustainable
Agriculture Tanzania’s (SAT) internal and external messages. He/she will
communicate SAT’s activities and achievements to the organic movement
and to other relevant stakeholders.

The goal is to run the Communication Department for allowing the
organisation to build and strengthen partnerships in Tanzania and
outside the country. The objective is to present SAT as a vibrant
organisation to stakeholders, interested parties and to the public, to
share the success stories of organic farmers through our website, social
media and our newsletter, to advertise SAT services, to support grant
applications and to enable and foster communication among staff and SAT
farmers. For being able to achieve this in an excellent way, the
communication manager will be close to the Operations and Programme
CEOs, so that he/she can feel the heartbeat of the organisation.

Skills and Qualifications:

Minimum bachelor or master’s degree in communication, public relations, journalism, or any other relevant field,
Experience in working as communication manager in a reputable organization,
Proven record of successful communication and fundraising is an added advantage,
Strong passion for sustainable agriculture,
Must be an excellent team player,
Excellent communication skills in English and Swahili
Excellent social media skills,
Have basic software skills for layout (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and homepage design (WordPress),
Photography skills,
Being profound in proofreading

Responsibilities for this position will include:

Public Relations
Create awareness about SAT through social media (Facebook, Twitter,
Instagram, YouTube), through a periodically updated homepage and through
bimonthly email newsletters
Maintain current contact details of relevant journalists, respond to
media inquiries, and prepare media statements and compile press kits
Advertise SAT Farmer Training Courses, FairCarbon4Us and other relevant consulting services
Research and prepare relevant subject matters, write speeches and prepare presentations
Communicate with private donors from Europe (letter of thanks, pictures, small reports, phone calls…)
Organize for and welcome donors and other guests and introduce them to the organisation
Support preparation of proposals for SAT for grants, awards and fellowships
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
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)

Applications must be sent in soft copy to  Communication
Portfolio, CV including current contacts of three references, copies of
relevant certificates, transcripts and testimonial all submitted before
23rd June 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for

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