UN Marketing and SBCC Specialist, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) was launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition.

GAIN is a global, Swiss-based foundation that mobilises public-private partnerships and provides financial and technical support to deliver nutritious foods to those people most at risk of malnutrition.

Our programs in Africa and Asia enable better diets via nutritional products, such as fortified staples foods, including cooking oil and flour, and condiments like salt and soy sauce.

GAIN fights malnutrition in Ethiopia through innovative and sustainable models that increase access to affordable nutritious foods among communities vulnerable to malnutrition and is currently implementing two projects that contributes to address undernutrition among vulnerable groups of people:

  • Improve access to affordable nutritious foods for children 6-59 months
  • Access to better dairy

    Overall Purpose

  • Marketing and SBCC Specialist will support the Senior Project Manager in implementing the work plan of GAIN’s maternal, infant and young children Nutrition (MIYCN) projects, and provide technical expertise for the value chain project “GAIN Access to Better Dairy”.
  • The Marketing Specialist will work closely with government, business partners, other civil society organizations and consultants to achieve impact through scalable models of nutritious maternal and children’s food production, distribution/sales and consumption.


  • A Master’s Degree in Business Administration or a suitable equivalent is required
  • Significant professional experience on the area of social marketing
  • Proven business management capabilities
  • Strong experience in similar marketing project implementation
  • Experiences on inclusive business models – targeting the BoP (Base of the Pyramid) low income consumers and/or producers
  • Experience of delivering an integrated nutrition / MIYCN program is highly desirable
  • Strong communication and advocacy skills

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 1st September 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Marketing and SBCC Specialist, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

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