Job Opportunity at SAT, Assistant Communications Manager
Job Opportunity at SAT, Assistant Communications Manager
SAT, Assistant Communications Manager

Assistant Communications Manager  

Sustainable Agriculture Tanzania (SAT) is a non-for-profit organization with registration number 00NGO/R/0833. SAT works closely with small scale farmers on organic farming and stakeholders like universities, companies and governmental extension officers. Its holistic approach establishes an Innovation Accelerator, which is built on the four pillars dissemination, research, application and networking.

An exciting opportunity with this dynamic and fast-growing organisation awaits the right candidate. This is a busy, high-volume but friendly environment that will suit an organised and professional person with, passion for organic agriculture, community development, a great eye for detail and plenty of team spirit.

Job Title: Assistant Communications Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated and creative communication manager assistant who loves portraying the work and impact of SAT through powerful stories and strong imagery to inspire people. The person should have interest in organic agriculture, sustainability, and communicating to varied audiences.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, or any other relevant field
  • Experience in working in communications in a reputable organization
  • Proven record of successful communication to all levels of education and understanding
  • Being able to convey complex information into layman’s terms
  • Ability to write proposals for grants and fundraising
  • Strong passion for sustainable agriculture
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Swahili
  • Publishing Cooperative Newsletters on Monthly basis (Swahili)
  • A strong ability to connect with people and work in teams
  • Excellent social media skills
  • Have basic software skills for layout (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and homepage design (WordPress)
  • Photography skills
  • Being profound in proofreading, editing, writing
  • Motorcycle License strongly recommended
  • Ability to go to difficult locations

Responsibilities:

  • Public Relations
  • Creating awareness of SAT by overseeing communication channels and upholding brand image through social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Advertise SAT Farmer Training Courses, FairCarbon4Us and other relevant consulting services
  • Research and prepare relevant subject matters, write speeches and prepare presentations
  • Reporting and Progress Updates
  • Attend meetings and read project reports to be aware about the current activities
  • Proof-reading of project reports
  • Guide the preparation of the annual report
  • Planning and Monitoring
  • Communication Report (bi-annually)
  • Media Coordination
  • Develop a yearly plan for communication department (incl. Budget)
  • Prepare internal and external communications plans and policies
  • Monitor progress and activities of the department (e.g. Activity plan)
  • Writing articles for Mkulima Mbfuni, our farmer magazine
  • Weekly Field Visits to different project locations

Applications must be sent in soft copy to [email protected] . CV including current contacts of three references, media portfolio, copies of relevant certificates, transcripts, motivation letter all submitted before 1st February 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

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