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Danish-speaking Ethiopia Communications Expert (deadline: 24 Oct 2019)

Seefar is seeking CVs from excellent candidates for the role of Communications Expert, to develop and implement a communications strategy and related communication activities for an anticipated 20 month project in Ethiopia. The position is part-time and is scheduled to comprise 100 working days over the 20 month period.

Please note for this position you must speak Danish fluently. You must also either be based in Addis Ababa, or willing to travel to Ethiopia at least every 4-6 weeks for periods of 3-7 days at a time. 

Job Description

If successful, the Communications Expert will produce communications and develop a communications strategy for a project involving a Danish donor in Ethiopia. The expert will be involved in creating compelling communication products, including visual and written, that target distinct audience groups.

An Excellent Candidate

The Communication Expert should have at least 10 years of experience carrying out communication assignments, including the design of communication strategies, in the public and/or the private sector.

You will need to have worked in development contexts, ideally East Africa, and previous experience of having worked on DANIDA assignments is highly desirable.

You will have worked at least 6 months as a communication specialist in one organisation or company, preferably in Danish, working with both traditional and social media, visual as well as written.

The communication expert should have knowledge of the current Danish media landscape, including both traditional and social media.

You will have a relevant education, such as a journalism degree, and are fluent in both spoken and written Danish and English.

To apply for this Role

On or before 24th October 2019, complete our online application form. Before you start, you should do the following:

  1. Confirm you meet these minimum requirements:
    1. An undergraduate degree in journalism, media and communications, social sciences or a related field
    2. Complete fluency in oral and written English and Danish
    3. 10 years of professional communications working experience.
  2. Prepare a CV in Word or PDF format. You will upload this in our online application form.
  3. In Word or PDF format, prepare an introductory letter