Saturday, March 4, 2017

Palladium,Director of Communications Jobs in Rwanda

 CLOSE: 31/03/2017
Palladium seeks a Director of Communications for the anticipated USAID-funded project in Rwanda. The purpose of the project will be to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate more and higher wage employment for the broad majority of Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other marginal economic activities. The act
ivity will achieve this by alleviating constraints to entrepreneurship, in particular but not exclusively, constraints to finance.

  • Oversees communications for project activities, and represents the project to USAID, stakeholders and public

  • Develops and drives project's communications strategy and messages, as well as pitch strategies

  • Manages internal communications and external media relations including communications firms and partner organizations

  • Makes sure the project is implemented according to USAID branding and marking strategy/plan

  • Develops compliant reports and publications such as project deliverables, newsletters, press releases, email announcements, planned publications, on-line, intranet, video, special projects and assignments

  • Trains project staff in implementing compliant project communications strategy

Supports development of behaviour change communication materials through multiple channels including video, radio, advertisements, information campaigns and social media

Master's degree in public relations, communications, or related field, or a Bachelor's degree with more than 10 years of experience in public relations, communications or a related field can be substituted for an advanced degree

Prior experience in communications for donor funded projects; USAID experience is a plus

Strong writing and public speaking skills in Kinyarwanda and English

Fluency in Kinyarwanda and English; French is desirable

How to apply:

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