Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Senior Programme Officer: Communication for Movement Building Jobs at TGNP Mtandao

Vacancy Announcement


TGNP Mtandao has been in existence since 1993, during which time it has built itself into a leading member of the women feminist movement for social gender transformation and women empowerment within Tanzanian, Africa and beyond. Its overall goal is to contribute to increased gender responsiveness of policy formulation and implementation of various policies. The approach of the organization is enhancing strategic linkages, networking and coalition building among like-minded civil society organizations, grassroots groups and key networks and coalitions. Over the years, TGNP has made a substantial contribution towards developing a critical mass of organized civil society with the capacity to critically analyze and stimulate public debate, and to carry out activism and collective action on pertinent social, cultural, political and economic development issues.

To adequately fulfill its objectives and in line with the expansion of its activities in the country, TGNP Mtandao is inviting applications from suitably qualified and self motivated Tanzanians of high personal integrity to apply for the vacant positions existing within the organization:

Vacant Positions

Senior Programme Officer: Communication for Movement Building

The Senior Programme Officer: Communication for Movement Building will be responsible for coordinating the production, distribution, dissemination, utilization/consumption of TGNP publications with aim to educate society about how to adhere to gender equality, equity and human rights in campaigning for policy change and building the women’s movement.

Specific activities will include:

  • Build and generate high-quality evidence- based documentation for women’s movement: will collaborate with other programme staff to plan, coordinate and develop original communications materials  and  publications  to  inform  Organisation  Programme  and  women’s  movement,  for special initiatives and events, to showcase best practices and programs.
  • Develop content and review and edit drafts of diverse publications, prepare information brochures and factsheets; draft articles and re-package reports to communicate the achievements of major initiatives for distribution to various audiences.
  • Produce transformative stories of programme/project activities and initiatives for internal and external use.
  • Develop and or update communications and advocacy strategy and plans that will guide TGNP Mtandao in its external relations and internal communications.
  • Develop and deliver the communications department annual operating plan.
  • Work  on  organizational  visibility,  media  relations:  develop  and  support  implementation  of effective media plan relations at all levels to engage more effectively on issues of women and other marginalized groups.
  • Ensure development of advocacy oriented communications to support evidence based advocacy campaigns and movement building activities
  • Build  capacity  on  communications  of  TGNP  Mtandao  key  actors  and  selected  members  of women’s movements.
  • Ensure brand visibility and enforce quality and standards Develop and/or update and implement TGNP Mtandao branding guideline
  • Work with other programme staff to ensure consistency and compliance with TGNP Mtandao branding guidelines for all project related communication materials and products.

Qualifications and key competencies:
A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences mass communication, public relations and/or journalism with specialization in information communication/media or equivalent and not less than four (4)  years  working  experience  in  creative  writing,  editing,  translation,  publishing  and  marketing.  A master’s degree in similar field is an added advantage.

Key Competencies

Ability to edit and write a wide range of materials, for a variety of target audiences;
Highly organized, detail-oriented and team-player with ability to manage outsourced work;
Advanced knowledge of desktop publishing & creative designing and productions of information related products
Demonstrable excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Mode of Application

All applications supported with CV and other supporting documents to be submitted within 10 working days from date of first appearance this advertisement which is 09th February 2019. Application should be sent through the postal address below or delivered by hand at TGNP office.

The organization is an equal opportunity employer however women and youth are highly encouraged to apply. Applications should be addressed to:

The Executive Director
TGNP Mtandao,
P.O. Box 8921,
Mabibo Road, 
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted

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