Technoserve English Language Report Writer/Editor Jobs in Ethiopia

Technoserve English Language Report Writer/Editor Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 223605

Category: Communications, PR and Journalism

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Seasonal

Salary: As per the organization scale

Job Description

TechnoServe Background

TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.

We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets.

Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities.

With five decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

Position Description

We are seeking to expand our pool of Addis Ababa-based Communication Consultants, with expertise in development project report writing for TechnoServe Ethiopia.

The writer/reviewer must have expertise in the preparation and editing of donor reports, writing up case studies and success stories in English language, including reports for bilateral and multilateral funders, foundations and private sector clients.

Roles and Responsibilities

They will:

  • Create structure and write draft donor reports in consultation with project teams, or review and comment on draft reports generated by project teams

  • After the draft is reviewed by relevant project staff, incorporate revisions related to content, design or language.

  • Copy edit ready-to-go donor reports, case studies and success stories and other documents, such as memos and concept notes

  • Interview in-person project implementers to clarify and improve report content, develop case studies or success stories; making sure all learnings, challenges, insights and accomplishments are captured well in the report.

  • Develop simple graphics, text boxes etc. to convey the report message in a more attractive and captivating manner.

    Job Requirements

    Required Skills and

    They should have:

  • A proven track record of success writing high quality and well structured donor reports and concept notes to institutional funders, including bilateral and multilateral donors, foundations, and/or private sector clients.

  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills required.

  • The ability to analyze large quantities of information from multiple sources and synthesize it to convey complex ideas clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to work with a team to help distill insights and clear takeaways

  • Ability to structure and plan work and deliver work on time; with strong communication skills

  • Fluency in English, both spoken and in professional writing.

  • Excellent cross-cultural communication skills.

  • BA degree with 10+ years related work experience or MA in English Language and/or Masters of Fine Arts, preferred

    Preferred Skills

  • Ability to design draft graphics (applicants need not be skilled in graphic design or graphic software, but have the ability to sketch or develop graphics that clearly convey complex ideas in standard software, such as PowerPoint).

  • Fluency in Amharic

    How to Apply

    Application Instructions:

    Qualified and interested applicants should submit a Word-formatted document consisting of:

  • Cover Letter specifying area of expertise

  • CV detailing relevant past assignments undertaken including daily/hourly rate of each of the assignments.

    Submit your application to the below link and please identify the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your cover letter. We welcome hearing from qualified and interested applicants.

    Due to a high volume of applicants, please understand that we are able to contact only those who meet the minimum qualifications. Deadline for applications will be 8th, October 2019. No phone calls, please.

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    TechnoServe is an equal opportunity employer. Women are highly encouraged to apply.

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    Technoserve English Language Report Writer/Editor Jobs in Ethiopia

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