Monday, July 11, 2016

One Acre Fund,Internal Communications Specialist Jobs in Rwanda

Job description:
Internal communications Specialist  
 Industry:                           Non-profit Agriculture.
Employer:                             One Acre Fund (Tubura)
Job Location:                        Rubengera, Karongi (with travel during the week)
Duration:                               Minimum two year
Deadline:                           25th July 2016
Preferred Start Date:           Immediate
Who we are
One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. In six years in Rwanda we have grown to serve over 140,000 farm families with now over 1,500 full time field staff. We do not give handouts, but ask farmers to invest in their future through participating in our program. Their investment in modern agricultural techniques increases their harvest. To further equip Tubura to make Rwandan smallholder farmers more prosperous, we are looking for applicants that are driven, hardworking, and have successful professional records to fulfill different roles on our team.  See for more information.
Your duties
One of TUBURA’s core distinguishing characteristics is our desire and ability to innovate our program model according to our clients needs. As our program grows, we will need a dedicated team of innovators and problem solvers to help us continue to improve how we deliver our service to farmers. Communication is vital to our organization whether reporting farmer stories or coordinating internal communications for the team, the organization is expected to perform better, reach more farmers if communication is treated with care and professionalism. We are looking for talented, dedicated communications specialist to contribute in driving the organization’s goal of serving more farmers.
Your Duties and Responsibilities
  • Help in planning and coordinating department meetings
    • Plan, conduct the weekly traffic/department meeting
    • Coordinate with team leads on department  communication
  • Tracking field team work with Farmers
    • Follow our field teams, capturing all field stories and communicating to the rest of the team
  • Represent the organization in our partner meetings
    • Represent the organization in local government meetings
    • Represent the organization in other partner meetings
  • Manage the organization’s internal newsletter
    • Write, edit and publish the organization’s internal newsletter
  • Work with the organization’s regional communications teams
    • Being a liaison for the Rwanda program in terms of regional communication’s team
    • Work with other communications team regionally in promoting the organization’s work of serving farmers
Our requirements
  • Commitment to living in a rural area for an extended period of time.
  • Ability and willingness to travel 2-3 days a week in rural areas depending on project.
  • Excellent command of English ,French- and Kinyarwanda
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills: intermediate typing, intermediate Microsoft Word skills, intermediate excel skills.
  • Top performing academic background with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Preference in Media and communications)
  • At least 2 years work experience
  • At least 1 year team management experience
To Apply
Please click on this link:  http: //
You will be prompted to a form that must be completed. At the end of the form, you will have the opportunity to write a motivation letter and upload your CV.
Please note: One Acre fund will never ask you for money in return for your advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position. If you are being approached by someone demanding money, please do not hesitate to report this to the Tubura Fraud Hotline: 0785443136 (Please note: If you call this phone number for any other purpose than reporting a fraud attempt, you will be excluded from the recruitment process).
One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer; all candidates with legal working age will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, sex, disability status or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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