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Path Communications Officer, Vacancies in Tanzania

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement country-specific communications plans that align with BID and GHS strategies.
  • Contribute to the broader BID and GHS advocacy and communications strategies through planning, writing, and information design, related to print and online communication products.
  • Support PATH’s global advocacy and communication agenda and the consistent use of communication messages.
  • Develop and manage communication materials from concept to completion through research, writing, editing, and proofreading content—e.g. fact sheets, project documentation such as presentations and reports, and web copy.
  • Liaise with broader BID and GHS communications staff to consistently integrate country-specific messages, updates, and priorities into organizational communication strategies and content (e.g. newsletters, blog posts, etc.)
  • Engage with other partners and external stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Work with technical teams to gather content and stories for project, partner and donor communications.
  • Conduct interviews with project staff and partners, gather photos and other assets from the field and other project events.
  • Liaise with in-house and external expert reviewers to ensure accuracy and clarity of technical content.
  • Ensure that PATH quality standards and design norms are met for materials by helping team members comply with established procedures and processes.
  • Manage outreach to diverse audiences and respond to informational inquiries, including coordination of national and regional media
  • Liaise with other communications staff at PATH to share information, resources, and lessons learned.
  • Support and maintain project related knowledge resource center through SharePoint sites, inclusive of all presentations and communication materials, project briefs developed by PATH and its partner organizations.

    Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, plus a minimum of five years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working in health communication, advocacy, media work, behaviour change communications, and policy development in the realm of public health preferred.
  • Experience of working with national or state press and media will be highly preferred and prior exposure to working in the development sector, government and/or international organization will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate scientific, technical, and implementation evidence for effective communication to donors, policymakers, media and general audiences.
    Fluency in English and Swahili, with exceptional written and verbal skills.
  • Experience in website and social media management.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong self-starter and ability to work independently, but also team-focused with the ability to interact with diverse colleagues, and facilitate strong working relationships between partners.
  • Demonstrated proactive and creative thinking in identifying communications and outreach opportunities.

    How To Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Path Communications Officer, Vacancies in Tanzania

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