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Ethiopia: Communications Advisor - Volunteer in Ethiopia (All nationalities) Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: Cuso International
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 15 Dec 2018

Location Harar, Ethiopia

Start Date Sep-Nov 2018 (flexible)

Length of Placement 9 Months

Language Requirements English

Open to all nationalities outside of Ethiopia. Applicants must be eligible to obtain an entry visa and work permit for Ethiopia.

Due to funder restrictions, support for accompanying partners/dependents is not available for this placement.

The Volunteer’s Role

The overall purpose of this placement is to strengthening the communication systems of CARE, Haramaya University, and East Harrarghe Zonal Sectors

-Developing quality communication materials such as organizational web pages, briefs, publications, and reports

-Facilitate the strengthening of the networking and partnership development of CARE East Harrarghe Office, Haramaya University, and Zonal Sector Offices.

As a volunteer, you will:

-Assist in the establishment of an effective organizational communication system

-Strengthen partner capacity in the development of quality communication materials

-Facilitate organizational networking and partnership development

-Support partners in developing quality annual reports and briefings

Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • MA degree preferred in Communication/Communication for Development, international relations, Journalism or related field

Essential Professional Background:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in communications

  • Demonstrated work experience in establishing organizational communication strategies, capacity building for communication system strengthening

Support Package

  • Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)

  • Accommodation while in placement

  • Return airfare and visa/work permit costs

  • Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

  • Pre-departure training and in-country orientation

  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return

  • Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).

  • Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation

  • Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months

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