Thursday, January 22, 2015

help2kids Marketing Manager in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania



 Marketing Manager in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
help2kids is looking for a motivated intern for the role of Marketing Manager. Gain great experience working with a small NGO in Tanzania!
help2kids is a young, dynamic org
anization located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city. We help orphans and vulnerable children by providing food, shelter, and lots of love at our children's home. We help the community by working with and providing budgetary support to a local nursery and primary school. We promote sustainable development and socially responsible tourism by feeding the profits from our guest house back into our projects.
We are currently seeking a Marketing Manager to manage our growing marketing needs at our projects in Tanzania. This is a great position for someone who is passionate about improving children's lives, social media savvy, a good writer /editor (no prior fundraising experience required), and wants to be part of an international team.
To learn more about us, please visit www.help2kids.organd www.friendlygecko.com.
Tasks
Marketing and Fundraising
  • Post regular social media updates
  • Write bi-monthly blog about our projects in Tanzania
  • Picture / video editing
  • Write funding proposals, as requested by Board of Directors
  • Pursue fundraising opportunities within Tanzania
  • Update and improve website content
  • Post volunteer reviews and update content about our programs on various platforms
  • Other marketing and fundraising tasks, as requested
  • Other tasks, as requested, including helping out with general administration (outside of marketing and fundraising) and occasionally covering shifts at the Friendly Gecko (greeting guests, etc.)
Qualifications
Things we are looking for in the ideal candidate:
  • Fluency in English (Additional languages - Swahili, German, and / or French - preferred)
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • A passion for working with children and youth
  • Ability to work with limited resources in a sometimes challenging environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to chip in where needed
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Comfortable working with basic web programs
  • Work well under minimal supervision and be self-motivated
  • Work well with team of local staff, foreign staff and international volunteers
  • Be willing to live in a dormitory at our guest house (www.friendlygecko.com) shared with volunteers (6 bed room)
  • Willingness to participate in the children's lives in a positive way and set a good example by your behavior at all times
  • Commitment of at least one year
  • Previous development experience preferred
  • Previous experience living in Africa preferred
  • Experience in picture / video editing preferred
Please note: This is an unpaid position.
How to apply:
Send your cover letter and CV to info@help2kids.org by the closing date. Mention Marketing Manager Position in the subject field. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your interest in the position. NO PHONE CALLS.

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