Under the joint guidance of the Senior Director, Development and Communications (Glimmer Austin) and Senior Director, Quality Control & Program Sustainability, the Communications Officer is responsible for helping bring to light the impact to donors through collections of photographs, videos, interviews, and stories, under the guidance of the organization's monitoring and evaluation team.
Responsibilities and Tasks:
Directly Report To: Director, Quality Control & Program Sustainability
Functionally Report To: Senior Director, Development and Communications (Glimmer Austin)
Duty Station: Addis Ababa, with frequent field travels to remote project areas
A. Education: BA Degree in Journalism/Videography/Photography/English Language etc..
B. Work Experience: At least 2 years in the area of videography, photography, communication, etc.
C. Required Skills & Attributes: Photography & Videography: Skilled in operating a DSLR camera with an understanding of best practices for composition, shutter speed, aperture, IS0, and manual/autofocus.
Computer & Editing Skills: Experience in managing storage and transfer of photo and video files and typing up notes; basic photo and video editing ability is a plus.
Writing: Fluent in written English. Experienced in compiling clear, detailed notes and crafting stories. Previous story
publication a plus. Must be able to demonstrate writing ability with work samples.
Interviewing: Strong, gender-sensitive interviewing skills. Building trust, creating a connection with respect and asking the right questions to get a deeper understanding. Fluent in spoken English; fluency in Amharic (Tigrinya and/or Oromo a plus).
Communication: Ability to ask questions, follow instructions, accept and incorporate feedback, and proactively suggest ideas and solutions. Ability to respond in a timely manner.
Organization: Ability to manage tasks, meet all deadlines and complete required assignments with the necessary materials.
Term of Employment: Fixed term (Two years - renewable based on performance and availability of funds)
Interested applicants are invited to send their application to the Finance and Administration Department within 10 Consecutive days via:
E-mail: [email protected]
P.o.Box: 1448 code 1110
Curriculum Vitae (CV), A one-page summary of experience(positions held), Qualification & Training;
Application cover page Copy of credentials, Applicants for the post of Communication Officer, shall submit a portfolio of work
samples (we will only consider applications that provide work samples as part of the package)
Please kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted at all stages of the selection process