IWMI Regional Communications and Knowledge Management Expert Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

IWMI Regional Communications and Knowledge Management Expert  Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

IWMI Ethiopia looking for “Regional Communications and Knowledge Management Expert “.

Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before 02nd June, 2024.

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit international water management research organisation under the CGIAR with its headquarters in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and offices across Africa and Asia. Research at the Institute focuses on improving how water and land resources are managed, with the aim of underpinning food security and reducing poverty while safeguarding the environment.

IWMI Regional Communications and Knowledge Management Expert Jobs 2024

The IWMI has published a job vacancy announcement on 14th May, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Regional Communications and Knowledge Management Expert to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Position Regional Communications and Knowledge Management Expert
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Eight (08) year’s
Application Deadline 02nd June, 2024

IWMI Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

The position holder will work closely with Project Leaders, Country/Regional Representative and Communication & Knowledge Management team to:

  • Support the implementation of IWMI’s global communications strategy in East Africa, in close coordination with IWMI’s Communications & Knowledge Management team in HQ.
  • Participate in weekly meetings of the Communications & Knowledge Management team and update planning tools, to ensure strategic alignment and a coordinated approach for content and upcoming events.
  • Write and edit articles (news, features, press releases, op-eds, success stories, profiles) for IWMI’s global websites, global newsletters, and other outlets. Liaise with authors and reviewers for edits and approvals. Follow IWMI’s style guide.
  • Support IWMI’s presence at national and regional events (conferences, workshops, webinars, etc.). Prepare communications plans and key messages ahead of events. Provide communications and media support during events. Document events results through newsworthy articles and other materials.
  • Develop audience-led communications outputs (briefs, factsheets, presentations, reports, infographics, posters, etc.) to advance IWMI’s corporate and project objectives, focused on impacts and results.
  • Prepare social media content for IWMI’s official global accounts.
  • Liaise with IWMI project leaders and researchers in East Africa for potential content and outreach materials, and to ensure technical quality. If required, lead or support the design and implementation of communications plans for IWMI projects.
  • Liaise with partners and stakeholders for the production of project communications materials.
  • Liaise with national and regional media, and organize press conferences and journalists visits to the field, as needed. Support proactive media outreach and engagement activities.
  • Coordinate with IWMI’s Communications and Knowledge Management team in HQ for the production of video according to quality standards and guidelines. Once approved, lead the editorial aspect of video projects, to highlight project impact and results through storytelling. Ensure guidelines are followed and contract conditions are met before payment to consultants.
  • Coordinate with IWMI’s Communications and Knowledge Management team in HQ for photographic documentation of IWMI activities in Ethiopia and East Africa, to ensure images are high-quality, capture areas of strategic interest, include complete caption info and metadata, and are ingested into the global photo library. Coordinate with photographers for editorial guidance. Ensure guidelines are followed and contract conditions are met before payment to consultants.
  • Coordinate with IWMI’s Communications and Knowledge Management team in HQ for the engagement of consultants (for video production, photography, graphic design or other communications-related work) and provide guidance to ensure the timely delivery of quality outputs.
  • Ensure compliance with IWMI branding guidelines and funders’ visibility requirements.
  • Support the implementation of internal communications strategies and activities, as required.
  • Compile media contacts for East Africa and add them to global media lists, for targeted national, regional, and global outreach.
  • Help increase global email marketing subscribers (adding partners, workshop participants and other stakeholders) for targeted mailings.
  • Carry out any other tasks identified as priorities by the Country/Regional Representative or the Global Communications Lead for Water Systems.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Regional Communications and Knowledge Management Expert
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Closing Date: 02nd June, 2024

Minimum Requirement:

Qualification:

  • Master’s degree in journalism/mass communication or any discipline relevant to IWMI’s mandate, e.g., in natural/physical sciences or social sciences combined with specialized relevant training.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant professional and applied experience.
  • Experience in designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating communications and knowledge management plans.
  • Experience in content writing and editing for all relevant media platforms.

Language Skills:

  • Excellent English writing and editing skills.
  • Knowledge of Amharic, Arabic, Swahili, or any other language spoken in East Africa.

How to Apply IWMI Regional Communications and Knowledge Management Expert Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://apply.workable.com/international-water-management-institute/j/F56F7C606D/

The Closing Date: 02nd June, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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