Deadline: 6 May 2021
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of National Communication Officer in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The duration of this post is 12 months.
The mission of the ILO is to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.
Key Job Responsibilities
The National Communication Officer will perform the following functions:
- Identify communication and information needs and priorities, and provide technical advice to PROSPECTS team on appropriate communication approaches and products to best reflect key messages and target different audiences.
- Develop delivery of quality, timely and widely accessible communication and information products and services using a range of multimedia and communication platforms.
- Ensure the adequate dissemination and sharing of PROSPECTS programme key messages, and information and knowledge products to variety of target audiences (e.g. target beneficiaries, government, national and international partners etc.), while maintaining the required branding and visibility for the programme as per ILO and donor rules and regulations.
- Commission, research, write, edit and/or translate from/to the local language audience-specific communication and information products, including website materials, news releases, comment pieces, feature stories, fact sheets, brochures, talking points and speeches that communicate persuasive, evidence-based and solution-oriented messages.
- Coordinate the production of PROSPECTS programme’s audio-visual communication and advocacy materials, including short documentaries/ videos that would document and capture the activities of the programmes this will also entail coordination with relevant service providers and media, advertising companies.
- Undertake field visits to capture and document progress along the different PROSPECTS components.
Applicant must have:
- University Degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in Communications, Journalism or a field relevant to the job.
- 2 year’s professional experience in communication and advocacy within the international development context.
- Experience in a non-governmental organization or in the United Nations (desirable).
- Proficiency in using state-of-art media technologies, web-based media outlets and social media networks.
- Excellent command of English and good knowledge of another official language of the duty station or in the targeted areas of field operations.
- Working knowledge of French is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.