UONGOZI Institute refines skills, shares ideas and stimulates discussion and amongst strategic leaders in sub-Saharan Africa. We foster good leadership and promote sustainable development, factors vital for Africa’s progress. We seek a talented and dynamic communications professional with sound experience to help us support African leaders to strengthen their ability to better serve their organisation and nation.
Reporting to our CEO, as Communications Manager you will be responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of communication initiatives which support the implementation of our strategic plan. You will inform stakeholders of our activities, products and services, and increase recognition of UONGOZI institute in Tanzania, across sub-Saharan Africa and around the world.
This generalist communications position requires a person with advanced knowledge and experience in public relations, media relations, marketing, print and digital media.
We want someone who:
Is a proficient writer, with an insightful ability to tailor and deliver messages. You will seek to engage audiences, rather than ‘tell’ them.
Is a proactive relationship builder.
Takes the initiative, and can foresee potential opportunities and problems.
Has a strong work ethic, and is accomplished in facilitation and project management
Is scrupulous about attention to detail and meeting deadlines in your work and work others do for you.
As you will be interacting with senior government officials, former and current leaders of countries and international consultants you must project a professional image, be sensitive to potential issues, and always be discrete.
This is a high profile job where you will be involved in UONGOZI Institute’s:
Events such as our Policy Forums – http://uongozi.or.tz/our-work/research-and-policies/, and the African Leadership Forum – http://uongozi.or.tz/african-leadership-forum/;
Television programmes: ‘Meet the Leader’ – http://uongozi.or.tz/tv-productions/meet-the-leader/ and ‘In Focus’ – http://uongozi.or.tzAv-productions/in-focus/;
Executive education for senior level government employees
Publications – http://uongozi.or.tz/resources/publications/
You can find out about what we do from www.uongozi.or.tz
You will need at least five (5) years’ experience in a non-junior level position and possess a Master’s degree in Public Relations, Communications or Marketing. You can find out more by contacting the HR Officer at UONGOZI Institute or looking at: web link to page on website.
Interested in joining us? Then submit by 28th February 2019. Your applications should include:
A hand written application letter and typed Curriculum Vitae with your email and phone contacts.
Contact details for three referees.
Certified copies of qualifications.
Chief Executive Officer,
Plot No. 62, Msasani Road, Oysterbay.
P.O. Box 105753, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
OR via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER.
UONGOZI Institute is an equal opportunity employer.
We regret that we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.