Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The School of St Jude ,Creative Writer Volunteer Opportunity In Tanzania

Volunteer Opportunity description

Position: Creative Writer
REF: SOSJ/HR/004/15
Duty Station: Arusha
The School of St Jude is a charity funded
school that provides a FREE, high-quality education to over 1,850 primary and secondary children from the poorest communities in Arusha.
We are seeking a creative energetic individual to fill the position above based in Arusha, Tanzania at the School of St Jude.
Job Purpose:
Responsible for communicating and updating both current supporters of the school as well as potential supporters
Key Responsibilities:
  • Setting up communication plans so that sponsors and donors are updated.
  • Maintaining accurate database records in respect to what has been communicated with supporters
  • Constantly reviewing communication and investigate ways to improve quality and supporter engagement potential.
  • Update all business and academic leaders on any post form 6 intiatives and write brief reports for the boards of the school.
  • Work with other staff within the office also working towards raising funds for the near 1900 students within the school currently receiving a free education due to fundraising efforts within the office
  • To perform any other duties as requested by Manager/Founder
Qualifications, Skills & Attributes:
  • Degree in Mass/media Communication, Marketing or its relevant
  • 2 Years working experience in digital marketing
  • Experience in cause related marketing or fundraising
  • Highly creative, excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge in best practices in online marketing and fundraising
  • Previous experience working in a non-profit organisation desirable
Skills and Competence:
  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Great team player
  • Energetic, consistent and dedicated personality
  • Good "Publisher" and "Word" skills
  • Excellent written English skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Organisational skills
A minimum commitment of 12 months is expected.
Living allowance:
International volunteers receive a comfortable monthly living allowance, which is enough to live on but not enough to fund travel around Africa. For further information regarding volunteering at The School of St Jude please visit our website

How to apply

Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

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