Camara Education Ethiopia Communications Officer Jobs

Camara Education Ethiopia Communications Officer Jobs

Job Id: 212636

Category: Communications, PR and Journalism Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description


Camara is an International organisation dedicated to using technology to improve education and livelihood skills in communities around the world.

Camara has adopted a social enterprise model that sells a wide range of products and services (computers, educational software, training programmes, technical support) to our Educational Hubs at subsidised prices.

The Hubs then sell the Camara packages to schools and provide aftermarket support.

Basic Objective of the Role

The Camara Education Ethiopia (CEE) Communications Officer will work closely with the fundraising teams in Ireland and the UK to provide information on the work being carried out by CEE on behalf of our international donors. Specifically, this will be information on the schools being supported by Camara.

Specific Objectives of the Role

  • Create a data-base of schools who receive support (Name, Location, Type, Pupil numbers etc).
  • Develop and create stories that can be channelled back to donors on use of donor funding /equipment.
  • Identify students, teachers and schools that can be utilised as Ambassadors for the program and the Camara brand
  • Develop and execute a communications strategy for CEE locally to drive program growth and funding
  • Assist with donor trips to the schools

    Key Responsibilities

  • Visiting schools to collect information
  • Building relationships with schools
  • Connect schools to specific donors
  • Develop motivational stories on individual schools, teachers and students.
  • Develop ambassadors that can be tracked through the school years and beyond and capture their stories.
  • Development of on going messaging of the entire program along with localised updates on schools and individual teachers, students, ministry officials, schools and impact data.
  • Organise recognition of donor support (School plaques etc)

    Job Requirements

    Essential Qualifications and Experience Required

  • 2+ years experience in a communications role within an agency or company
  • Proven organisational and administrative skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
    Third level degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be willing to travel extensively - particularly in country

    Key Competencies

  • Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for Camara’s vision - improving Ethiopia’s educational system.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with international fundraising teams.
  • Ability to work with a range of international donors - large complex organisations to private wealthy individuals
  • Has a personal commitment to organisational excellence; displays honesty, integrity, and a strong sense of ethics in all decisions and actions.
  • Is resilient; remains calm and deliberate under conditions of stress.
  • Has the ability to organise time to the best advantage of Camara.
  • Excellent level of creative writing skills
    Hard working

    How to Apply

    Please submit your Cover Letter and CV through

    Early applications are welcome.

    Only candidates meeting the required qualifications are invited to send their applications.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for assessment.

    Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Camara Education Ethiopia Communications Officer Jobs

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