Communication Officer – FXB Rwanda

FXB Rwanda is a Rwandan Local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) created in February 2012. It is affiliated to FXB International; an international NGO created in 1989, whose mission is to fight poverty and HIV/AIDS. FXB Rwanda is currently seeking to recruit for the following position:

Position Title:  Communication Officer

Reports to:  Executive Director

Number of position : 1

Job Location : Coordination Office located in Kamonyi District,Runda Sector, Ruyenzi Cell

Period:  One year renewable based on performance

 JOB PURPOSE:

FXB Rwanda is looking to hire a dedicated Communications Officer to join our team. The Communications Officer will support our internal and external communications strategy, develop and disseminate promotional content, respond to inquiries from the public and media, and coordinate promotional events. He/she will also support managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

The main responsibilities are, but not limited to:

  • Develop, write and edit promotional and communications materials, including press releases, website, and social media content, reports, success stories, and other promotional materials that communicates the organization’s activities.
  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communication strategy based on our target audience
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Maintain digital media archives including photos and videos
  • Respond to media & public inquiries, manage the organization’s correspondence (Email, Phone calls etc.), arrange meetings and interviews.
  • Proofreading of documents and reports
  • Develop and maintain a filing system
  • Perform any other task requested by his/her line supervisor

DESIRED COMPETENCES

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, English or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years prior experience in a communications role
  • Previous experience working in a Non-Government Organization in a similar role is an added value.
  • Understand the best practices of main social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and writing communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, and Illustrator is an asset

Interested candidates with required skills and competences are requested to submit their applications addressed to FXB Rwanda Executive Director at  [email protected]  not later than  Friday, March 12, 2021  at  5Pm  (local time).

The applications include  motivation letter,   CVs,  and well completed FXB  application  form found via this link  http://www.mediafire.com/download/68hw76cw49ch06q/Job_Application_Form_-__FXB.pdf  ).

Please remember to add the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. Any applications sent after the deadline will not be considered. Due to big number of expected applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams.

Qualified Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

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Host Entity- UNHCR Country- Rwanda Duty Station- Butare (RWA) Language Skills- English,French,Kinyarwanda Start Date- 01 February 2021 Duration- until 31 January 2022 with possibility of extension Application Deadline- 12 February…