Saturday, February 6, 2016

help2kids,Marketing Coordinator Jobs in Tanzania



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Marketing Coordinator in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
help2kids is looking for a motivated Marketing Coordinator. Gain great experience working with a small NGO in Tanzania!
help2kids is a young, dynamic organization 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 Coordinator 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.org and www.friendlygecko.com.
Tasks
  • Post regular social media updates (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) Tanzania and Malawi
  • Write bi-monthly blog about our projects in Tanzania and oversee blogs from Malawi
  • Write and compile quarterly Volunteer Newsletter (Tanzania / Malawi)
  • Update and improve website content (English and German)
  • Advertise and update content about our programs on various volunteer platforms
  • Gather original photo and video content
  • Photo and video editing
  • Responsible for digital and print marketing/promotional material (banners, postcards, flyers, etc.)
  • Coordinating marketing efforts between Tanzania and Malawi
  • Write funding proposals, as requested by Head Office
  • Other marketing and fundraising tasks, as requested
  • Working together with Field Managers in Tanzania and Malawi and Head Office Switzerland on specific cross border and international marketing projects
  • Other tasks, as requested, including helping out with general administration
Qualifications
Things we are looking for in the ideal candidate:
  • Fluency in English (Additional languages - Swahili and German considered great advantage in this position)
  • 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, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Comfortable working with basic web programs
  • Work well under minimal supervision and be self-motivated
  • Work well with team of local staff, international staff and 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

How to apply

Send your cover letter and CV to info@help2kids.org by the closing date. Mention Marketing Coordinator 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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