PR and Communication Manager

As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally ;owned Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives.
GIZ is looking to fill the position of a PR and Communication Professional
, Duty station: Dar es Salaam
Terms of the Contract: Fixed term contract
Responsibilities
supporting the Country Director with strategic orientation of communication in the country, in presenting a consistent corporate image and communicating GIZ corporate policy and strategy to staff in the country cooperating with GIZ’sCorporate Communications Unit in Germany advising projects in the country and local communication experts on their communication work, and managing the exchange of information between projects, programmes and the GIZ country office

Tasks
coordinates media activities in the country writes and sends out press releases monitors the media (documentation and analysis of media reports on GIZ or topics relevant for GIZ) (further) develops suitable communication instruments for PR (e.g. country brochures, fact sheets, advertising material, PowerPoint presentations on GIZ based on the corporate presentation, newsletters, information sheets for the country portfolio) manages the necessary coordination processes and the production of publications and materials in accordance with GIZ standards (corporate design, standards for content) provides editorial support to the GIZ office’s website, coordinates and advises on the online presentations of projects and programmes passes on information and supports dialogue between the GIZ country office and employees in projects. and programmes advises local staff on the regulations and contacts for PR in the interests of a uniform GIZ image

Required qualifications, competences and experience university degree or comparable training at least 3 years’ professional experience in the field of communication (media and PR work, journalism, internal communication or lobbying or similar) ability to express oneself well both verbally and in writing; polished, target-group oriented style editorial experience, experience in writing articles and press releases (evidenced e.g. by work samples) very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, phone, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office) very good knowledge of Kiswahili and English, with some knowledge of German is an additional asset knowledge and previous experience with working in an international environment and/ or Development
Cooperation is essential

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested candidates are invited to send their application letter in hard copy together with their CV and copies of certificates addressed to GIZ Office, 65 Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road, attn. HR Department, P.O. Box 1519, Dar es Salaam .

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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