URC Communications Coordinator - Proposal Jobs in Ethiopia

URC Communications Coordinator - Proposal Jobs in Ethiopia

University Research Co., LLC (URC):

  • Guided by a strong vision of equitable and resilient systems that respond to people’s needs and emerging threats, URC helps countries and local actors to build, implement, and sustain science-driven, scalable solutions. Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical expertise to empower governments, communities, and service providers toward strengthening their own health and social systems and improve service quality.

  • We aim to expand access to and improve the quality of services, addressing maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health; global health security and infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; nutrition and water, sanitation, and hygiene. In our interactions with each other and our clients, we stay true to our values for transformative change by focusing on:

  • Creativity: by unleashing our creativity, we enhance engagement and interaction to improve problem-solving.

  • Collaboration: not only our work towards the same vision and mission instill staff with a strong sense of purpose, but also enables us to complement each other’s skills and allocate work to maximize everyone’s strengths.

  • Accountability: we hold ourselves responsible for accomplishing goals, completing assignments, and making decisions.

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion: we embrace the importance of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, where our leadership and staff model behavior that enriches our organization, demonstrates respect for all people, and supports opportunities for all staff.

  • Transparency: we understand that when employees deeply trust one another and their leaders, they will be more engaged in their roles because they will not be worried about unfair treatment.

    Project Overview:

  • The anticipated USAID Empowering Communities – Community Engagement project will reduce mortality and morbidity by strengthening the knowledge, skills, ability, and confidence of individuals, households, and communities to make informed decisions and take action to manage their own health and nutrition; nurturing platforms for communities to effectively identify problems and solutions that impact their health; and improving accountability and how the health system engages with citizens and to offer quality health services.

  • Empowering Communities – Community Engagement will be under the Empowered Communities for Better Health Project whose ultimate goal is to contribute to the reduction of
    maternal and child deaths and the burden of infectious disease.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

  • URC is currently seeking a Communications Coordinator, with a strong track record of producing dynamic and innovative communications plans and products in Ethiopia. The Communications Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the internal and external documentation and promotion of the project to both internal and external stakeholders. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Developing and overseeing the implementation of a communications strategy, budget and team, while working closely with the Ministry of Health (MoH) Health Education Unit, USAID and partners.

  • Developing multi-media communications, including reaching communities with low literacy levels.

  • Oversee the implementation of a calendar of media, medical and stakeholder events for participation, including at least 2 media interviews each quarter.

  • Production of a series of professional and informative newsletters that are responsive to rapidly developing programs and responsive to questions and suggestions.

  • Contribute to routine, quarterly and annual reporting.

  • Oversee the development, design and printing of communications materials.

  • Develop a database of quality photographs and video footage for promotional use, including engaging professional support where needed.

  • Maintain a collection of interviews and stories for use in the media or for donor reporting.

  • Ensure compliance of the Activity’s Branding and Marking Plan.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in media studies, mass communication or journalism.

  • At least 5 years in communications or journalism.

  • Skills in photography, videography, and web design.

  • Fluent in English and Chichewa.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize, set priorities, and meet deadlines under pressure.

    Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in relevant field.

  • Experience working for USAID-funded programs.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; URC Communications Coordinator - Proposal Jobs in Ethiopia

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