Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The School of St Jude ,Digital & Graphics Design Coordinator Volunteer Opportunity in Tanzania



Volunteer Opportunity description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
REF: SOSJ/HR/MRKTN/001/15
Position: Digital & Graphics Design Coordina
tor
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:
  • To positively impact the marketing and fundraising efforts of the school through the use of online and digital marketing.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Devise strategies to drive online traffic to the St Jude's website and coordinate content and activity for the site
  • Strive to continually improve the usability, design, content and conversion of the website
  • Advise on SEO strategies
  • Oversee the social media channels
  • Manage the St Jude's monthly newsletter distribution and database
  • Plan and execute strategies to build the newsletter subscriber list
  • Monitor and report on website visitation results
  • Support the marketing team in designing print and web marketing collateral
  • Review new technologies and keep up to date with latest trends in digital marketing and fundraising, making recommendations for relevant revenue generating initiatives
  • Review , proof read, disseminate accurate and relevant information
  • Proof check website designs materials
  • Update all communications including the St Jude's blog and website
  • Coordinate production of a variety of corporate and marketing communications
Qualifications, Skills & Attributes:
  • Degree in Graphics and Web-designing, Mass/media Communication, Marketing or its relevant
  • 3 Years working experience in digital marketing
  • Experience in cause related marketing or fundraising
  • Graphic design skills and solid understanding of design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign
  • Highly creative, excellent communication skills
  • Experience working within branding guidelines
  • Experience identifying target audiences and devising digital strategies to engage, inform and motivate current and potential supporters
  • Working knowledge of HTML
  • Up to date with latest trends and best practices in online marketing and fundraising
  • Previous experience working in a non-profit organisation desirable
Skills and Competence:
  • Superior creative writing skills
  • Extraordinary communication and networking skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Suite skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Be flexible, open-minded, tolerant and appreciate the complexities of working in a rapidly growing charity in a developing country
  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to make a positive difference performing a variety of tasks; from the mundane to the fun and interesting!
  • Work well independently and as part of a team of Tanzanian staff and international volunteers
  • Have good emotional and physical health and the energy and drive to take on new challenges
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 http://www.schoolofstjude.org/join-us/volunteer.html

How to apply

Interested Candidates for this job are kindly requested to send their CV accompanied by a cover letter to recruitment@schoolofstjude.co.tz . Applications should be sent by 31stJanuary, 2015
SUBJECT LINE MUST INCLUDE THE REFERENCE NUMBER
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

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