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Tumaini Letu | Lilongwe, Malawi
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Tumaini Letu


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Published 28 days ago

April 5, 2020
November 30, 2020
February 29, 2020
40 hours per week

Organization Overview

 

Tumaini Letu is a non-profit organization operating at Dzaleka Refugee Camp, Dowa Malawi. The organization is focused on Cultural Development and Cultural Education, founded in 2012. Tumaini Letu aims to promote intercultural harmony, mutual understanding and peaceful co-existence between refugees and host communities using entertainment and artistic expression. Tumaini Letu also aims to boost the economy of refugees through entrepreneurship and innovative programs. The flagship program of Tumaini Letu is the annual Tumaini Festival established since 2014.

 

Core Tasks and Responsibilities

 

·     Managing the Organization’s social media platforms and actively proposing social media initiatives supporting the overall communications efforts;

·     Monitoring traditional and social media and produce regular coverage reports;

·     Managing the Organization’s website and ensuring that is always up to date and consistent with the other digital platforms;

·     Producing a quarterly digital newsletter;

·     Maintain and update the communications unit’s back office tools: the editorial calendar, the photo-library and the contacts database;

·     Overseeing the production of print products such as brochures, annual reports, posters and leaflets with the Organization’s external graphic designer, printers and other partners;

·     Managing the Organization’s inventory of public communications material and ensuring that key products are always on display and accessible;

·     Any other tasks assign from time to time.

 

 

The candidate should have the following profile:

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

·     A Bachelors Degree in Communications, Journalism, International Relations, Multi-media or any related field;

·     Preferably a recent graduate keen to learn and grow; having any experience in Journalism, Public Relations or Marketing would be a plus.

 

Competencies and Skills

 

·     Computer literate (proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);

·     Excellent English writing and speaking;

·     Demonstrated experience producing and editing content for websites;

·     Being organized and able to manage and maintain contacts- and photo- databases;

·     Being able at least at a basic level, working with Photoshop, In-design or other design programs;

·     Having experience with website management and content management such as Wordpress, Wix, etc.;

·     Having a keen eye for design and photo as well as video editing;

·     Being self-motivated;

·     Being ready to work odd hours and weekends if communications priorities arise;

·     Good team player;

·     Ready to collaborate and learn.

 

Advantages

·     Experience working with a grassroots organization which still growing and being able to fully contribute to its growth through;

·     Experience working with and for refugees who are a marginalized community and learning about their challenges and contributing to their well being and advocating for their rights;

·     Experience being part of a great cause.

Organization Overview

 

Tumaini Letu is a non-profit organization operating at Dzaleka Refugee Camp, Dowa Malawi. The organization is focused on Cultural Development and Cultural Education, founded in 2012. Tumaini Letu aims to promote…

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Benefits

This is a volunteer opportunity. The intern will be required to cover their own costs.

Transport, accommodation and meals will be provided only when the intern is required to

travel for official business.


 

This is a volunteer opportunity. The intern will be required to cover their own costs.

Transport, accommodation and meals will be provided only when the intern is required to

travel…

Location

Lilongwe, MW

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