Job Position at Never Again Rwanda

Job title: Communications and Outreach Officer (Deadline 31 July 2022)


Never Again Rwanda (NAR) is a peacebuilding and social justice non-governmental organization established in 2002 in response to the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. We aim to empower and engage citizens in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region with opportunities to become active citizens for a peaceful society. For the last 18 years, we have worked on more than 45 programs and projects on peacebuilding, youth engagement, governance, strategic partnerships, research and advocacy.

Job Purpose

The post holder will provide oversight of internal and external communication processes and products. She/He will also prepare a wide range of written materials, presentations, and possibly audiovisual material for local and international audiences, in line with ethical and branding guidelines.

Duties and responsibilities

-Support Communication strategy development and implementation and facilitate communications on organization activities.

-Ensure that NAR and its partners are visible in all activities and events.

-Support program staff to document and communicate success and raise public awareness during activities.

-Support in raising NAR’s profile through events, case studies, advocacy documents, brochures, banners, flyers, pamphlets etc

-Support Advocacy efforts by producing reader-friendly tools

-Lead the production and design of organizational and programs-related quarterly, semester and Annual reports

-Lead on the production of a monthly NAR in-house web magazine/newsletter, and disseminate to all stakeholders

-Support the production of NAR’s Peace Insight Journal and Youth Voices Magazine.

-Develop a knowledge management archive to store NAR’s material

-Collaborate with the WebMaster to coordinate the management and content update of the various websites

-Update and maintain social media platforms, by developing content, supporting graphic designs and studying trends

-Support the planning and management of all organization event

Minimum qualifications and skills:

-University degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or the equivalent.

-Between 1 and 3 years professional communications work experience including working on different projects preferably donor funded

-Experience in internal and external communications, including developing and implementing a communications strategy

-Excellent writer and editor

-Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda.

-Strong events organizational skills

-Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a range of audiences from across a number of disciplines

-A good knowledge of outreach techniques and their application including development of advocacy campaigns from inception to delivery

-Ability to utilize social media and web

-Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various teams, departments, staff members and partners

-Ability to exercise judgement, identify and make clear, informed, appropriate, pragmatic and timely decisions

-Excellent computer skills MS Excel, MS word and Windows Office application

How to apply?

Interested candidates should submit their CVs and motivation letter to no later than July 31st 2022 at 5pm. “Communications and Outreach Officer” MUST BE included in the subject line of the application email to be considered.

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